Have you met Hilton Head Island’s most famous and friendly resident, the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin? Known for their intelligence and friendly "smile," the bottlenose can live up to 40 years and travel in pods ranging from fifteen to over 100.
Dolphins enjoy sticking around the mild Hilton Head waters, and are one of many reasons why you should take a trip on one of our favorite charter or boat tour companies this year!
Bayrunner Fishing Charters
Bayrunner Fishing Charters is a deep-sea fishing charter on Hilton Head Island that has served the community since 1970. Fishing trips are customized and ideal for both beginners and seasoned anglers!
Saltmarsh Paddle Tours
Saltmarsh Paddle Tours offers rentals and guided kayak and SUP tours. You’ll likely catch a glimpse of a dolphin, blue crab, or even a sea turtle!
Dolphin Discoveries is the perfect place to enjoy dolphin tours, beachcombing, shark fishing, and more! If you are itching to see our friend the bottlenose dolphin, Dolphin Discoveries is one of the best ways to do that!
Sweet Pea Fishing
Let Captain John take you aboard The Sweet Pea for inshore, nearshore, or offshore fishing for up to eight hours. The 27 ft. Glacier Bay twin-engine Cat boat is fully equipped for you to fish for Hilton Head Island favorites such as cobia, redfish, King Mackerel, or sheepshead.
Kayak Hilton Head
If you are looking to experience Hilton Head waters up, close, and personal, a kayak rental should be on your itinerary. Kayak Hilton Head offers guided tours, kayak rentals, boat tours, and beachcombing trips.
Hilton Head Dolphin Tours
Unforgettable private Hilton Head Island boat tours suitable for all ages! Ready to make memories that last a lifetime? Cruising through the Low Country waters Hilton Head Dolphin Tours will show you stunning scenery, plenty of dolphins and wildlife. Book a Hilton Head Boat Tour for your family and friends today!
A sightseeing and excursion cruise operator, Vagabond Cruise offers a bit of sophistication to your Hilton Head vacation. Their sunset/dinner cruises are an incredible way to cap off any evening in Hilton Head, while the trips to Dafuskie and historic Savannah are a great way to see our Sea Island neighbors.
Island Head Water Sports
If you want to have a bit of fun on your vacations, Island Head gets you. Their fun first approach is why you want to become "an Island Head" whether it is parasailing, paddleboarding, or renting a pontoon boat for the day.
For more recommendations on water adventures: view our comprehensive water sports guide.