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Address: 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7207
Phone Number: +1 843-363-9026
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing &...

Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing & excursion cruise operator located below the Lighthouse in world-famous Harbour Town since 1968. From dolphins to dinner, Savannah to sailing Vagabond has the cruise for you! Public trips and private charters are available year-round. We hope to welcome you aboard soon!

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Mystique private charter: Dolphins, a beautiful boat and friendly crew

A group of 12 of us chartered the Mystique for a sunset dolphin cruise and we couldn't have asked for a better experience (unless Vagabond could control the weather 😉). We even... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the Stars and Stripes sailboat, thinking we were going to sail. We floated for 90 minutes in the middle of the sound. We just sat there on our " sit upons" ( i.e. Assigned seat cushions) It was quite boring. The staff was nice, allowing volunteers to help with the sails/ driving. They give you beers for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 12 of us chartered the Mystique for a sunset dolphin cruise and we couldn't have asked for a better experience (unless Vagabond could control the weather 😉). We even had a large age range from2-70 years old. They were so nice, even letting our 2yr old niece "drive" the boat. The boat was impeccable and had the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We totally enjoyed this cruise from Hilton Head to Savannah. The scenery was gorgeous and cruising was definitely more relaxing than driving. However, it was also much more expensive than driving.

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Thank Patricia M
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This was an amazing dinner cruise. Elise is so incredible to work with and made our rehearsal dinner one that no one will ever forget. We had great food, great service, and saw A TON of dolphins!! I would HIGHLY recommend anyone to go on the dinner dolphin cruise.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

A friend and I researched and chose to do the 1 1/2 hour Dolphin Sunset cruise. This was no mistake, as we got an excellent narration (not recorded), plus got to see lots of dolphins. On the way back, the sunset was absolutely gorgeous. The weather cooperated and we really enjoyed doing this excursion.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Made reservations for this cruise. On this outing there were only couples. The dinner was very good. No frozen drinks! The sunset was breathe taking! We even saw dolphins playing! Lots of opportunity for Photos!

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We scheduled the rehearsal dinner as a cruise on the Vagabond at Harbor Town. Elise was excellent to work with. She is a pro and had all the right choices lined up for us. It was a pleasure from start to finish. We had dined at The Quarterdeck a few weeks before and found out that Vagabond shares the same... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My family (13 of us) went out on the dolphin sightseeing cruise and were not disappointed. As soon as we pulled out of the harbor the captain stated that he saw dolphin over by Daufuskie Island and he was not kidding. There were dolphin all over and they came up to the boat and put on quite a show. Now... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

My son and his wife recently held their wedding reception on the Spirit of Harbour Town boat. We have a few family members who suffer with motion sickness and were concerned they would have an unfavorable experience. We were pleasantly surprised at how smooth the ride was and everyone had a fabulous time. Elise, the event coordinator, was such a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Katelyn did a great job and the bar staff were spectacular. That would include Reagan, Ali, Taylor M., Matthew, and Victoria. This the the best crew ever!!!! Loved the experience. Great job gang!!!

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