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.
Fishing & Boat Rentals
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Family & Sport Fishing Aboard the Bay Runner
Captain Miles Altman is your go-to fishing expert, known all the way down the east coast into Florida waters. With over four decades of 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.
Island Head is Hilton Head Island’s premier water adventure company. We offer a wide variety of tours from parasailing, guided kayak tours, guided paddle board tours, private sunset cruises, and pontoon boat rentals. We also offer Daufuskie Dolphin and Cocktail Cruises as well as Daufuskie Island Round Trip Ferries. Island Head has two locations to better serve you; located at Hilton Head Harbor and Broad Creek Marina. Come make memories with Island Head!
Sport Fishing Aboard The Boomerang
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.
Drifter Party Fishing Boat
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.
Anchors Away Sailing
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.
Sea Monkeys Watersports
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!
Captain Hook Party Fishing Boat
A 70 Foot party fishing boat offering 5 1/2 hour offshore wreck fishing trips and night shark fishing trips. Price includes everything you need to catch fish. Full galley on board. Fun for the entire family!
Captain Hook Private Fishing Charters
If you are looking for full restrooms and shaded seating, fishing on the Gullah Gal or True Grits is a half to full-day multi-generational family-friendly experience for up to 6 people. For an intimate, adventurous experience, book the Gale Force and Gale Warning. Gale Force offers both nearshore and offshore 4-8 hr trips for up to 6 people and Gale Warning offers inshore and nearshore 4-8 hr trips for up to 4 people. Book online for your memorable fishing adventure.
Shrimp Trawling Expedition
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.
Shelter Cove Marina Fishing, Watersports & Tours
Situated in the middle of Hilton Head Island across from Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina offers 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.
America’s Cup Sailing
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!
Dolphin & Nature Tour
Cruise on an exciting adventure and observe Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural habit. Coast Guard licensed for 40 passengers. A narrated tour where you can enjoy the pleasure of seeing friendly dolphins and the scenery of the beautiful Broad Creek and Calibogue Sound. Dolphins guaranteed! No gate fees and free parking. Priced at only $28 for adults; $14 for kids and 2 and under are free. Trips daily; call for reservations or book online.
Mermaid of Hilton Head
Join us on one of our family-friendly boat tours: The award-winning Mermaid Encounter Tour, Dolphin Experience Tour, Sunset Dolphin Cruise. You can also become a Mermaid with our Turn into a Mermaid Experience & Photoshoot. Also make sure you stop by our retail store located in Tanger 2 Outlets.
Island Skiff Adventure Tours
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. They include 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. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks for the exploration.
Family Fishing Aboard The Hobo
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.
Sky Pirate Parasail, Watersports & Jet Ski Rentals
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 new high-powered jet ski for an exhilarating 90-minute high-speed adventure, or rent a 20' to 25' powerboat with seating up to 13 people. Also try tubing, waterskiing, dolphin, or sunset cocktail cruises.