Hilton Head Island fishing & boat rentals are truly legendary. Inshore and offshore fishing charters offer the best of the Lowcountry for novice or experience anglers. When it comes to water sports, the island features an endless array of options including kayaking, sailboat excursions, paddle boarding, parasailing, Jet Ski rentals and many more things to do on the water. Want to rent a speedboat or take a sunset cruise? You’ve come to the right place. Hilton Head Island water sports offer fun all year-round.
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Now this is sailing! Only on Hilton Head and only in Harbour Town can you sail aboard a real America’s Cup, 12-meter Stars & Stripes. Participate as a crew member or just sit back and enjoy the sail. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to sail aboard a piece of American Sailing History!
Welcome to the #1 Parasail destination on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina! Fly the longest, highest flight in town aboard our 12 passenger USCG inspected parasail boat. Rent a 16' to 25' powerboat with seating up to 13 people. Also try a tubing/waterskiing, dolphin or cocktail cruise.
Our boats are unique watercrafts known for being compact yet speedy, perfect for racing down rivers and cruising creeks. The trips cover about 25 miles around Hilton Head Island, Bluffton and Daufuskie Island and includes a few scheduled stops to take photos, see dolphins and other wildlife. Each boat is equipped with a small cooler with ice and water for guests, who are welcome to bring their own snacks and drinks for the exploration.
Island Head is Hilton Head Island’s premier water adventure company. They offer a wide variety of tours from parasailing, guided kayak tours, a kayak club, guided paddle board tours, pontoon boat rentals, Daufuskie Island day trips with golf cart rentals, private Daufuskie Island ferries, and private sunset cruises. Island Head is located at Hilton Head Harbor. Come make memories with Island Head!
You will navigate the waters of Hilton Head in style on a unique racing boat that is exclusive to Hilton Head SpeedBoat Tours. Not only fast and dry, but comfortable and easy to drive. Each tour starts with detailed instructions on boater operation and safety before embarkation. You will follow a professional local guide on a 2.5 hour 30+ mile journey focusing on wildlife viewing, which includes dolphin encounters, wading birds, sea otters, bald eagles and a touch of history. Each boat will have a cooler with bottled water and an area to place personal belongings. A thrilling boat experience as well as slow paced wildlife encounters. Its an adventure you will never forget!
Join us on one of our family-friendly boat tours: The award-winning Mermaid Encounter Tour, Dolphin Experience Tour, Sunset Dolphin Cruise, or in November and December, our Elf Expedition Tour. You can also become a Mermaid with our Turn Into a Mermaid Experience & Photoshoot. Also be sure to check out our children's books and other retail at the Hilton Head Harbor Marina.
Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is situated in the middle of Hilton Head Island across from Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, offering all kinds of water sports and activities, from inshore and offshore fishing charters to sport crabbing, sailing and dolphin tours, sightseeing and nature excursions. Shelter Cove Marina is your #1 destination for Hilton Head Island water adventures. Call (888) 527-2698 or visit www.sheltercovehiltonhead.com.
Captain Miles Altman is your “number 1” fishing expert, known all the way down the east coast into Florida waters. With 41-years-experience in fishing deep water Atlantic charters, shark fishing, and a renowned seafood restaurant owner, Capt. Miles will take you through the steps from hooking them, reeling them in, cleaning, and cooking. Nothing is overlooked and he’s happy to answer any questions you may have regarding your Hilton Head charter fishing trip. You will find that the professional staff will treat you like family and you are sure to become another of the regular customers who, year after year, come back for a thrilling adventure, or a relaxing day on the water.
Always Angling Offers Offshore & Near Shore Fishing Charters! USCG Master Captain Steve Zugan will fully service your charter needs. His brand new 2019 Robalo 29' 2" vessel with twin 300 HP Mercury engines, full-size private restroom, optional grilled meals, 2 freshwater sinks, and plenty of cushioned seating will service your charter tour in style! Safety equipment is first priority with an 8-person emergency self-deploying liferaft, Emergency EPIRB beacon, and all safety jackets with whistles & lights are onboard only if needed. Captain Steve's 8,000+ fishing holes will put you on the species of fish you desire. 4-Hour Near Shore to 14-Hour Gulf Stream tours available or customize your trip including dolphin & nature tours for up to 6 passengers.
Private sailing for up to 6 people! Offering the most luxurious private sailing yacht on the Island. Come and join us for a true sailing experience without the noise of the motor running. Daily 2.5-hour Sail Trips - Morning, Afternoon and Sunset Sails in Port Royal Sound (often the best sailing conditions on the island). We encourage you to be as involved in the sailing process as you would like, or kick back and enjoy the wildlife and dolphins and we will take care of all of the work.
The Drifter Party Fishing Boat provides everything needed for fishing on this 60' party fishing boat. This includes rod, reel, bait, fishing license and instruction. We have the finest in electronics for safety, navigation and fish finding to make your trips pleasant and safe.
The Tammy Jane offers the most unique Lowcountry experience Hilton Head has to offer! We invite you to learn about our Healthy salt marsh environment, and introduce you to some of the sea creatures we’ll pull up during our trawl. You will learn about the life of our local shrimpers, and understand what it takes to bring wild caught shrimp to your tables.
Experience luxurious Caribbean-style yacht chartering right here on Hilton Head. We offer exciting day, and elegant evening cruises. Day guests will enjoy exotic water toys including a SeaBob and a self-propelled hydrofoil Fliteboard, meanwhile, you can relax with a cocktail and your favorite gourmet luncheon. Night cruisers choose an evening dinner theme and work with our executive chef and charter concierge to plan every detail. French and Caribbean are just some of the popular themes. Reserve your charter today and experience all that the yachting world has to offer.
Captain Sonny has provided dolphin & nature tours since 1985. Our USCG captains are knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife you will see along the trip. We create a family-friendly atmosphere for everyone from 0-101! See our website for the schedule. Prices, 12 & up-$22, 2-11-$12, under 2 are free.
The Hobo is the perfect choice for fishing with the entire family. With ample seating, high railings and a shaded area everyone will be comfortable as you fish the coastal waters of Hilton Head Island. The Hobo leaves out Shelter Cove Marina.
Sea Monkeys Watersports is the place to be when you want to have some Wave-runner fun! We offer 3 different riding areas to best accommodate you for weather, tides, and personal needs with each trip an hour and 15 minutes long. We are nicely tucked away in Skull Creek and merely a few minutes away from Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge. This makes our little niche of paradise hard to beat anywhere else on the Island. Dolphin sightings are almost daily and the richness of our Low Country nature and wildlife is unbelievable! Get ready for a great time and even a little workout, but you won't regret it when you're done!
The 32-foot Stuart Angler “Boomerang” will put you on the bite in record time. Catch Spanish and King Mackerel, Redfish,Tarpon, Cobia, Shark and more. The Boomerang is conveniently located Palmetto Bay Marina on the south end of Hilton Head. There is plenty of parking and no gate fees.