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Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head

Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head

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Remote Daufuskie Island is accessible only by boat and remains largely undeveloped, despite its fame as the setting of Pat Conroy’s novel “The Water is Wide.” A guided tour makes the trip a cinch—this package includes round-trip ferry tickets, plus transportation between island attractions such as the First African Baptist Church and Mary Fields School, all visited with the benefit of commentary from your guide.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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Hilton Head Honey Horn Admission with Guided Tour

Hilton Head Honey Horn Admission with Guided Tour

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Begin your Honey Horn experience with this guided tour around the museum's picturesque and historic grounds. Visit the salt marsh, see historic buildings,and learn about the gardens, plants,and trees on site.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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#1 Historical Horse Drawn Carriage Tour
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#1 Historical Horse Drawn Carriage Tour

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Discover Beaufort’s old southern charm on a horse-drawn carriage tour around the historic center. Join a small group for a narrated tour of Old Beaufort and pass by the area’s key landmarks. Listen to your guide retell the history of the city from its early Colonial period to the American Revolution and Civil War eras up to the present day.
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  • 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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Beaufort City Tour

Beaufort City Tour

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Over 24 Hollywood films have been shot in the historic town of Beaufort, South Carolina. Explore Beaufort without the hassle of navigating on a tour of the area’s highlights, from scenic film locations to historic homes. Your small group size ensures the full attention of your guide, who navigates for you and provides little–known stories about Beaufort’s past. Morning and afternoon departure times are available for your convenience.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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Walking Tour in Beaufort

Walking Tour in Beaufort

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Discover the charming southern city of Beaufort on a walking tour through the historic district. Join a small group and explore the antebellum streets while listening to your guide regale you with the city’s 500-year history. Learn about Native Americans, pirates, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and more as you visit monuments, churches, and statues.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Hilton Head Island Dolphin Boat Cruise

Hilton Head Island Dolphin Boat Cruise

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Learn about the marine life populating the waters off the coast of Hilton Head Island on this dolphin watching cruise. Up your chances of spotting dolphins and other marine animals with the help of your professional guide, who will also provide information about the ecosystem as you go.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00

Hilton Head Sunset Dolphin Watching Cruise
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Hilton Head Sunset Dolphin Watching Cruise

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Enjoy sunset views and scan the water for Atlantic bottlenose dolphins on this dolphin-watching cruise off the coast of South Carolina. The frequency of dolphin sightings makes this cruise ideal for those hoping to catch photos of the majestic sea creatures. Plus, throughout the cruise, you can learn about dolphins and your surroundings from an on-board naturalist.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.65
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$47.65

Hilton Head to Savannah Round-Trip Ferry Ticket

Hilton Head to Savannah Round-Trip Ferry Ticket

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Cruise from Hilton Head to Savannah on this Lowcountry day trip that’s packed with views. Relax on the open-air upper deck or air-conditioned lower cabin as you cruise through the Intracoastal Waterway, drink in hand from the onboard bar (own price). Then, dock in Savannah and spend a few hours of free time shopping, dining, and sightseeing before sailing back to Hilton Head.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.75
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$84.75

America's Cup 12-Meter Yacht Afternoon Sail from Hilton Head
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America's Cup 12-Meter Yacht Afternoon Sail from Hilton Head

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A sailboat cruise from Hilton Head is a peaceful way to see stunning Lowcountry landscapes without the noise of a moor. Join a captain and crew aboard a 39-foot long (12 meter) sailboat that competed in America’s Cup—head through quiet waters and past gorgeous scenery without the roar of a motor. You can even try your hand on deck and help out with the sails.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.95
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$52.95

Hilton Head Island Dolphin Watching Nature Cruise

Hilton Head Island Dolphin Watching Nature Cruise

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On this dolphin watching cruise from Hilton Head, you have the chance to see wildlife, check out local landmarks, and admire the coastline as you cruise out on the Calibogue Sound and Atlantic Ocean. Your guide narrates the entire trip as you sail past Bull Island, the Haig Point Lighthouse, and more, all while looking out for dolphins, egrets, herons, and other animals in the wild.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.35
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Private Hilton Head Sunset Sailing Tour with Dolphin Watching
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Private Hilton Head Sunset Sailing Tour with Dolphin Watching

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Go sailing at sunset in Hilton Head Island with this private dolphin-watching tour. Climb aboard a sailboat and cruise out into Port Royal Sound during this tour. Keep an eye out for wildlife including dolphins, manatees, sting rays, and more. Learn about sailing if you choose or just sit back and enjoy the ride, complete with sunset views.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$375.00
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2.5-Hour Private Hilton Head Afternoon Dolphin Watching Sail

2.5-Hour Private Hilton Head Afternoon Dolphin Watching Sail

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Go sailing in Hilton Head Island with this private dolphin-watching tour. Motor out to Port Royal Sound and then put up the sails for a true sailing adventure. Keep an eye out for a variety of wildlife including birds, dolphins, manatees, and sting rays during this boat tour. Maximize time with a private tour and learn about sailing from your guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$375.00
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Private Hilton Head Sunset Boat Cruise (Up to 14 Passengers)

Private Hilton Head Sunset Boat Cruise (Up to 14 Passengers)

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The private sunset cruise is the perfect way to end a day on Hilton Head Island. There is nothing quite like a low country sunset, especially seeing one from the water were you can see the broad spectrum of colors such as vibrant oranges, reds, and multiple shades of pink. This sunset cruise is perfect for a romantic evening, family time, friends gathering, bachelor or bachelorette parties, team bonding, the possibilities are endless. The boat holds up to 14 passengers.. The captain will show you what the low country has to offer on this 2 hours private cruise.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$529.00
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$529.00
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2-Hour Guided Kayak Nature Tour of Hilton Head

2-Hour Guided Kayak Nature Tour of Hilton Head

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Discover the natural beauty of Hilton Head Island with a guided kayaking tour. Meet your guide for a quick safety tutorial and then paddle out into the Broad Creek Wildlife Area. Keep an eye out for birds and dolphins as you explore salt marshes, tidal rivers, and creeks. Learn about the local ecosystem and history from your naturalist guide. No prior kayaking experience is necessary.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Beaufort’s #1 Horse & Carriage History Tour
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Beaufort’s #1 Horse & Carriage History Tour

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Explore the southern city of Beaufort aboard a horse and carriage during this small-group excursion. Enjoy a relaxing ride around the historic district while your guide regales you of stories from the Antebellum South. See Civil War sites, historic churches, and even movie sites as you tour the city.
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  • 50 to 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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$32.00

Kazoo Factory Tour & Museum

Kazoo Factory Tour & Museum

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Kazoobie Kazoos is a small family run manufacturer based in Beaufort, SC. We love kazoos!! We make them, collect them, and love sharing this American made and invented instrument with the World. Our guides will demonstrate kazoos, nose flutes, kazobos, and an assortment of other fun instruments. After an hour at our factory you will know all there is to know about kazoos, and get to build your own! Perfect for kids of all ages.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$9.24
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History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Golf Cart

History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Golf Cart

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Discover Beaufort’s historic district without the hassle of navigating a tour that highlights the town’s Hollywood past. In addition to telling little–known stories about the town’s 300–year history, your guide brings you to landmarks often missed by visitors, from unmarked Forrest Gump film locations to the cemetery used in The Great Santini.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Segway Eco Discovery Tour at Honey Horn (90 minutes)

Segway Eco Discovery Tour at Honey Horn (90 minutes)

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Maximize time in Hilton Head Island with a Segway Tour. Meet your guide for a basic safety tutorial on how to use a Segway and then set out to explore the historic Honey Horn property. Cover ground with ease during this efficient tour and learn about local history and culture from your guide. No prior experience is necessary and helmets are provided.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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Beaufort Ghost Walking Tours

Beaufort Ghost Walking Tours

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We visit all the local Haunts. We cover local history as it pertains to the ghosts of Beaufort as well as the ghost stories. We also check for spikes in electro magnetic frequencies and attempt to catch electronic voice phenomenon.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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$20.60
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Pat Conroy's Beaufort Tour by Golf Cart

Pat Conroy's Beaufort Tour by Golf Cart

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Pat Conroy fans can’t miss this tour of Pat Conroy’s Beaufort. Travel aboard an air-conditioned bus to the places where the famous author lived, prayed, and ate. Along the way, you see locations that inspired some of his most popular works, such as The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, and get a better sense of Beaufort’s rich culture.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Beaufort City Walking Tour

Beaufort City Walking Tour

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Take a 1.5-hour walking tour of Beaufort's National Historic Landmark District to learn about the second oldest city in South Carolina. Located on Port Royal in the South Carolina Sea Islands, Beaufort features impressive colonial and antebellum buildings, scenic landscapes, and fascinating history. Your guide is dressed in period costume, and shares commentary and 19th-century photos that bring the past to life.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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$20.00
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Hilton Head Segway Eco Fun Ride (90 minutes)

Hilton Head Segway Eco Fun Ride (90 minutes)

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Discover Hilton Head’s natural landscapes during a Segway tour through the Coastal Discovery Museum. The 70-acre (28-hectare) preserver was once a cotton plantation and features open meadows, salt marshes, and a live oak forest, perfect for exploring. This tour is strictly about the scenery and doesn’t have any narration, meaning you can enjoy your time riding around without interruptions.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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Complete History and Movie Walking Tour of Beaufort
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Complete History and Movie Walking Tour of Beaufort

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Step back in time as you stroll the streets of Beaufort, exploring its 300 years of history with a local guide. Walk through the historic district and admire the city’s ancient oaks draped with Spanish moss. Along the way, your guide identifies points of interest including the residences where Hollywood stars lived during the filming of movies like “Forrest Gump,” “G.I. Jane,” and “The Prince of Tides.”
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hilton Head Segway Shelter Cove-Veterans Memorial Tour (2 hours)

Hilton Head Segway Shelter Cove-Veterans Memorial Tour (2 hours)

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Explore Hilton Head Island by Segway with this small-group tour. Meet your guide for a quick safety tutorial and then head out to cruise through Shelter Cove and the Veteran’s Memorial. Learn about local history as you cover ground quickly on the Segway. Stop for photographs and to admire the landscape during the tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Hilton Head Island

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Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head
"Andy was a very knowledgeable tour guide. He provided us with historical and environmental information about the island, its people, events and culture, along with island folklore and tours of several points of interest. It was a very relaxing and informative tour!"..."
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Hilton Head Honey Horn Admission with Guided Tour
"Learning about the marsh and surrounding areas. Guide was just awesome and patient with questions. Highly recommend this tour."..."
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#1 Historical Horse Drawn Carriage Tour
"The tour director was fabulous! Cute as a button and so full of energy. She clearly loves her hometown of Beaufort & brought its wonderful history to life. Such a beautiful town with lovely. stately older Victorian homes."..."
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Beaufort City Tour
"Wonderful guide. She brought history alive and we learned so much. I went away wanting to learn more. Truely a beautiful city with an interesting history. Our complements to our guide."..."
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Walking Tour in Beaufort
"Janet is an amazing guide and teacher. The walking was very easy and it was so worthwhile to learn everything Janet had to teach us. I would highly recommend it, we drove an hour to do this and it was worth every second!"..."
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Hilton Head Island Dolphin Boat Cruise
"The dolphin tour was amazing. The Captain and tour guide were so friendly and made our tour so much fun. I would highly recommend it if your visiting Hilton Head Island. A must fo while visiting."..."
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Hilton Head Sunset Dolphin Watching Cruise
"Great tour. The staff was friendly. Met a lot of nice people. The views were beautiful. We saw a lot of dolphins."..."
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Hilton Head to Savannah Round-Trip Ferry Ticket
"Beautful waterways along the way to Savannah. Great tour in Savannah with a fantastic driver who kept our attention from beginning to end. Worth the trip"..."
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America's Cup 12-Meter Yacht Afternoon Sail from Hilton Head
"Very relaxing. Enjoyed the crew and how they took care of their guess. I recommend this outing for anyone who is looking for a relaxing afternoon with the family."..."
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Hilton Head Island Dolphin Watching Nature Cruise
"Our most memorable moment was: Seeing and getting a picture of a dolphin right by the boat; and seeing a dolphin leap right out of the water near us"..."
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Private Hilton Head Sunset Sailing Tour with Dolphin Watching
"We had an amazing experience. The boat was beautiful and so were the views. Capitan Paul and Kevin made sure everyone had a great time! This is a must do activity when you come to Hilton Head."..."
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2.5-Hour Private Hilton Head Afternoon Dolphin Watching Sail
"Totally recommend this option for touring HH on the water. Paul; our captain was a wealth of knowledge, super friendly and recommended great places to eat in area. Had to change our experience from sail boat to power boat because there was no wind but thankful they had the option to do so. Will be booking again when we return!"..."
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Private Hilton Head Sunset Boat Cruise (Up to 14 Passengers)
"Our experience was awesome. The boat driver was very nice, knowledgeable, and made sure we saw everything."..."
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2-Hour Guided Kayak Nature Tour of Hilton Head
"This is a must do! It was the highlight of our trip. Nick was a fabulous guide and made it so interesting and fun. I highly recommend this kayak company and ask for Nick to be your guide. He’s amazing!"..."
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Beaufort’s #1 Horse & Carriage History Tour
"Great history lesson, and I know being a history teacher myself! Our guide was knowledgeable and very friendly!"..."
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Kazoo Factory Tour & Museum
"Great "tour" and information. Alot of fun. Interesting small museum designed to keep the kazoo humming."..."
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History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Golf Cart
"Spending the holiday week in Hilton head. Thought a day trip to Beaufort would be fun. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining."..."
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Segway Eco Discovery Tour at Honey Horn (90 minutes)
"How the eco system relates to the land and history points of the island. The earth is truly our vessel to life and everyone is responsible in taking care of it, how we sail in the future depends on us. Rick was wonderful guide and instructor."..."
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Beaufort Ghost Walking Tours
"Wonderful ladies. The history and stories told were incredible, and never anything short of intriguing. Was also told that if we have any questions in the future, we can contact the team on Facebook or otherwise and be helped! All in all, 10/10, wonderful. Would do again."..."
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Pat Conroy's Beaufort Tour by Golf Cart
"Fantastic tour that was well organized, fascinating, and totally went above and beyond to help us enjoy the experience. Bill was knowledgeable, friendly, and super willing to answer questions and show us what we really wanted to see. So glad we did it!!"..."
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Hilton Head Segway Shelter Cove-Veterans Memorial Tour (2 hours)
"The Segway experience was truly a pleasure. Our first experience was truly made enjoyable by our tour guide Ms. Lisa. We would highly recommend!"..."

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