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Outside Hilton Head

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Loved our Beachcombing / May River tour!

A fantastic morning out on the water with my 9 and 13 year-old daughters and Duke, our guide. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Keil G
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Hamilton, null, Bermuda
Best Kayak Tour

We had an awesome morning kayak trip! Pippy was a knowledgeable guide and great with kids. She was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amy M
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Stafford, Virginia, United States
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For 39 years, Outside Hilton Head has been providing fun and memorable outdoor activities to Hilton Head Island residents and visitors. Outside Hilton Head is Hilton Head's premiere outdoor outfitter. In addition to providing a multitude of excellent programs 365 days of the year, Outside Hilton Head has a retail shop loaded with everything you need for your adventure. Programs include guided Kayak Tours, Kayak Fishing, boat based Dolphin Tours, Charter Fishing, Boat Charters and Rentals, tours of historic Daufuskie Island, and Teambuilding. Facilities include the private and serene Page Island . We specialize in designing custom adventures to suit your interests! The staff at Outside Hilton Head is made up of experienced, knowledgeable and personable retail associates, reservationists, interpretive nature guides and USCG licensed Captains.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic morning out on the water with my 9 and 13 year-old daughters and Duke, our guide. We were dropped off on a remote sandbar to explore and find shells, and then did a leisurely ride back to the resort to see dolphins and...More

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Mike O, Owner at Outside Hilton Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi keil: Thank you for the feedback of your Outside Brands adventure. The Vanishing Island / Beach-combing excursion is a great program, especially for families like yours with young children. We look forward to seeing you at Montage Palmetto Bluff again soon With appreciation, Mike...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an awesome morning kayak trip! Pippy was a knowledgeable guide and great with kids. She was patient with every level of paddler and made it fun and no stress😊More

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Mike O, Owner at Outside Hilton Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Amy: So happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed a morning kayak tour of The Broad Creek Wildlife area. The waters around Hilton Head's Shelter Cove area offer exceptional experiences. We will pass along your Kudos to Pippy. Please join us on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my 15 year old and his friend out for Kayak Fishing with a guide. Received conflicting information as to whether we had to purchase license. It was rather windy and instead of canceling they took us out, we each caught 1 fish, no keepers....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't see any dolphins, but really enjoyed our kayaking tour anyway. Our guide, Brady, was excellent. We saw so many birds on the tour!More

Thank Teri B
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Mike O, Owner at Outside Hilton Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Teri: So happy to her you enjoyed your kayak tour and your guide , Brady. The Carolina salt mash eco system is a vast water-based wilderness that is ideal for exploring via kayak. If you seek additional kayak tours on your ext visit we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I Had A Great Time On My Dolphin Tour! Captain Joe Was Great, Very Informative, & Made Sure We Seen Plenty Of Dolphins! Highly Recommend!

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Mike O, Owner at Outside Hilton Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tess: So happy you enjoyed your dolphin tour and Capt. Joe. Our very active population of Bottlenose dolphin are always a treat to see. Hope to see you and your family again on the water. Best regards, Mike Mike Overton, CEO 800-686-6996

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great time . . . Excellent guide. Pete was very knowledgeable and entertaining. No complaints on the munchies as were some of the other reviews. Plenty of water, granola bars and apples. Read the complaint about the dust on the golf cart tour . ....More

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Mike O, Owner at Outside Hilton Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Deborah: Thank you for your review and feedback. Daufuskie is a remarkable and special place, and we are so happy you were able to go on The History & Artisans excursion with Capt Pete. We will pass along your kudos and hope you will...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointed not to see any dolphins on our dolphin tour- $160 plus gratuity steep price to pay for a boat ride around the creek. Captain Alex was very pleasant, nice guy.More

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Mike O, Owner at Outside Hilton Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Amy.: Thank you so much for your feedback. Outside's mission is: "To enrich lives by connecting people to exceptional places, products, and experiences" To this end it is our goal to exceed expectations. I hope you found this reflected in our reservation process, check...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lucky last minute reservation on a super busy weekend. Very accommodating. Tour guide was great and knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, teenage grandson and I took the Kayak trip with Outside. I was impressed with our guide, Jean. She was knowledgeable, physically capable and kind. Just perfect. We had ample time to explore the inter coastal waterway. The next day our grandson took a...More

Thank Carole W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After seeing my kids' excitement when they saw a dolphin while on the beach at our hotel on our last full day of vacation, I knew that I'd missed the boat by not booking a dolphin cruise. I quickly kicked into high gear (from the...More

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Onesipwonder
18 January 2017|
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Response from Outside_Hilton_Head | Property representative |
The type of boat used is determined by the size of your group: Up to 6 people- 21'Deck Boat 7-12 people- 24' custom designed Carolina Skiff 13-15 people- 26' C- Hawk All of the boats can be viewed on our website. Click the... More
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agroover2016
17 September 2016|
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Response from Jennifer A | Reviewed this property |
Outside Hilton Head Outfitters may offer it; they have loads to offer for the outdoors person. 800-686-6996
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Regina K
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During the winter months the North Atlantic Right Whale actually gives birth from about the Daytona Florida area all the way up to about North Carolina. You won't normally see them inshore, however you can get lucky and see... More
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