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Hilton Head Island: High-Flying Parasail Experience

1. Hilton Head Island: High-Flying Parasail Experience

Enjoy beautiful views of Daufuskie Island, Calibogue Sound, Harbour Town Lighthouse, Harbour Town Yacht Basin, South Beach Marina, and all the other breathtaking sights the Lowcountry has to offer. Don’t forget to keep your eyes open for Hilton Head Island’s famous bottlenose dolphins. Flyers get to take off and land on the flight deck of the 31-foot Ocean Pro parasail boat powered by a diesel Volvo Penta engine. Tandem and triple flights are available based on weather conditions. Flyers also have the option to stay dry or get wet — will you make a splash? Time on board is approximately one hour and 30 minutes with a full boat of 12 passengers. Each flight lasts between 8-10 minutes.

Hilton Head Island: Daufuskie Island Ferry Roundtrip Ticket

2. Hilton Head Island: Daufuskie Island Ferry Roundtrip Ticket

Discover the beauty of Daufuskie Island with this ferry ticket from Hilton Head. Travel aboard a comfortable and well-maintained ship. Have 5 hours of free time to enjoy the island at your own pace before making the return journey.  Have the option of purchasing a golf cart rental at the ferry check-in desk to have waiting for you on Daufuskie to allow you to see more in less time. Depart from Broad Creek Marina on Hilton Head. Look for local wildlife like dolphins and seagulls as you sail. Arrive at Freeport Marina on Daufuskie Island where you can take a walk thorugh the historic district or along the waterfront, or go get a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, take the return ferry back to Broad Creek Marina on Hilton Head. 

Hilton Head Island: Self-Drive Pontoon Boat Rental

3. Hilton Head Island: Self-Drive Pontoon Boat Rental

Rent a pontoon boat on your trip to Hilton Head Island and explore this luscious landscape at your own pace (note: somebody in the group must have prior boating experience). Choose the rental time that suits you and hop onboard a vessel with capacity for up to 10 passengers. You will receive professional orientation on navigating Hilton Head Island’s waterways, as well as recommendations for some superb lunch spots. Once you’re ready to go, sail through the beautiful waters of Skull Creek, pass Daufuskie Island, travel through Cooper River, or head up May River to check out the sand bar and Palmetto Bluff. Along the way, keep an eye out for Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and other native wildlife. You can also anchor up and take a dip in the refreshing waters, or stay on deck and soak up the glorious South Carolina sunshine.

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What people are saying about Daufuskie Island

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 45 reviews

WHAT A THRILL RIDE! Our Captain and Mate were 1st Class. All the groups had a blast. Thinking of something to do on a hot afternoon? We were NOT disappointed! Plan to do this again on our next trip and a dolphin boating search.

Had a blast! Highly recommended. But not if you're afraid of heights. They take pics for you, reasonable priced. Awesome pics! Thank you so much for the experience

We had an excellent day. There was a small problem in that the boat did not run as fast as it should have. Not sure why.

Our trip was very relaxing. It was like going back in time. We truly enjoyed it.

We had a great day! The ferry ride was very convenient, great experience!