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Commander Zodiac
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Owner description: Come explore the enchanting low country aboard Hilton Head Island's original Zodiac raft ride. Experience the facinating world of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins and witness incredible marine wildlife in their natural habitat. A truly educational and envionmental experience for the entire family. We have been in business for over 30 years, so come join us for a unforgettable adventure!
Reviewed July 30, 2015

We took the two hour, disappearing sandbar tour with Jamie as our captain. He was very knowledgeable about the area and its wildlife, and answered all our questions. We have a 13 year old son who sat in the front while our 10 year old daughter sat on the "seat" in front of Jamie. The boat is small, but perfect for this type of trip. We saw dolphins on three different occasions and each time was awesome! The sandbar was interesting and fun to walk on and explore, but not many shells or sand dollars are left (don't know if that's due to people or the tides.)

The two hour tour is more expensive, but definitely worth it. We never felt rushed, and we got some great pics on the oyster shell beach and again near the Harbour Town Lighthouse. Jamie shared his stories and took some great pics of our family.

I definitely recommend this tour. We were the only four people on the boat and really got personalized attention.

Thank alhusted
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Reviewed July 22, 2015

Just being on the water in a boat with the dolphins swimming all around us made our trip magical. Our Captain, Todd, told us some amazing stories and history of the Islands. By far the best 2 hours of our day.
Thanks Captain Todd!

Thank 284gigi2015
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

A wonderful boat ride with numerous dolphin and wildlife sightings! The Captain and the staff go out of their way to make your trip enjoyable!

Thank mjayp
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

My family of 4 did the two hour ride to the "disappearing sandbar" with Capt Jamie. It was a great time for all of us (kids are 8 and 10) and Capt Jamie was a lot of fun, kept the kids interested and had some good stories too. We saw dolphins and found a dozen sand dollars on the island. Hit some choppy water too which everyone loved. Would definitely go back again.

Thank Noeller67
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Reviewed July 6, 2015

We booked the disappearing sandbar - dolphin watch trip a few weeks before our vacation. This tour only goes out once a day during low tide so it fills up quickly. Our tour was to be in the evening. We arrived and it looked like a storm might be coming through. When our captain came to get us after we checked in, we asked if he thought it was going to storm and what would happen. He assured us we'd be ok. When we got out on the water and left the dock area, there was lightening in the distance, but again he said it will blow the other way. We couldn't go to the island - which is what they usually do first, because that's the direction the lightening was coming from. So he tried to find dolphins. He found a few, and then he said the storm was too close and we had to end the tour. They refunded us for half the trip, we still had to pay for an hour time. We were very disappointed - this is what we were looking forward to the most for our vacation. I wish they would have told us before we got on the boat that we might not make it to the island and given us the option to cancel. It was not worth paying over $100 for the experience that we had.

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