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Vagabond Cruise

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Address: 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7207
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+1 843-363-9026
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing &...

Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing & excursion cruise operator located below the Lighthouse in world-famous Harbour Town since 1968. From dolphins to dinner, Savannah to sailing Vagabond has the cruise for you! Public trips and private charters are available year-round. We hope to welcome you aboard soon!

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Dolphin Cruise

This was a very fun cruise, one of the best ones I've been on. This time of year, the boat was not too crowded for an afternoon cruise. The guide was very knowledgeable. The crew... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
JustLisa76
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Bonaire, Georgia
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Bonaire, Georgia
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very fun cruise, one of the best ones I've been on. This time of year, the boat was not too crowded for an afternoon cruise. The guide was very knowledgeable. The crew was wonderful (and cute). We saw plenty of dolphins and learned neat things about the island. Highly recommend!

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LaGrange, Indiana
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Nice of end of the day dinner cruise. The evening was cool so I'm glad we chose to sit downstairs. The captain chose a course that was smooth. This is a buffet but the salad and dessert is served by a very attentive staff. Our server was Brittany and it was her first cruise as a waitress and she did... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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136 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Six of us took the St. Patrick's Day cruise and I highly recommend this as a way to get to Savannah in an easy and quick manner and not have to deal with parking. We took the morning cruise (8:00 - 5:00 PM). It makes for somewhat of a short day in Savannah, but still enough time to walk around... More 

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Michigan
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146 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Loved getting out on the water and wanted to experience the waterway. It was a very cold day but the boat was heated and for those who wanted to sit on the upper deck blankets were provided. We bought the tickets for the Savannah trolley at a great discount on board. Very much enjoyed the tour. Had plenty of time... More 

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1 Thank MichiganChocoholic
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

First off, this was a great birthday present from my family. We've been going to HHI for years and always thought about taking the sunset dinner cruise. The weather was great, the crew was very helpful and courteous, and the food was very good. What really impresses me, though, is the customer service provided by Hannah and others after the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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106 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We took the Spirit of Harbour Town Cruise to Savannah. We took sandwiches with us for a snack as food was not served on this trip. Coffee, tea, and liquor drinks could be purchased however. The cruise to Savannah takes about two hours and travels through marsh lands on the inland waterways. The captain pointed out dolphins, bird species, and... More 

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2 Thank Lynne I
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

My family and I have been visiting Hilton Head for almost 30 years. We've been to almost every restaurant on the island, but one of the experiences we had yet to do was a sunset cruise! The wait staff and crew members were so nice and accommodating. They even let my mom have an extra brownie! Very memorable experience for... More 

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Hillsboro, Ohio
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80 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We took the boat trip from Hilton Head to Savannah.It is an 8-9hr day.You get 4hours in Savannah.They dock at The River Walk.Can buy reduced tickets for Savannah tour on trip.They have a drink and snack bar,seating inside and out.After you get by Dafuskie Island,the only sights are wet lands and wildlife.Once you in the channel to Savannah,mostly industry and... More 

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Dawson, Illinois
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The Captain did a great job narrating our excursion and he put us on dolphins early and often. The day was beautiful. I'm not sure how to appropriately commend such a vessel but I will say that the Vagabond is simply fantastic

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

It's a sunny, warm day here in Harbour Town. I was looking forward to an afternoon sail. It didn't seem all that windy in the Harbour. But when we got out, I realized that it was very windy. The captain was Peter. On many occasions during the cruise, the boat leaned so far on one side that passengers were scrambling... More 

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