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Address: 86 Helmsman Way, Office Located on the Docks in the Octagon Building, Hilton Head, SC 29928
Phone Number: +1 843-785-2345
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Captain Trent was terrific with my grandsons, and they still talk about the great experience.

Our 3-hour fishing trip with Captain Trent was so much fun......his attention to my grandsons was fantastic, and he personally made the experience unforgettable for them both. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
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Knoxville
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Knoxville
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61 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our 3-hour fishing trip with Captain Trent was so much fun......his attention to my grandsons was fantastic, and he personally made the experience unforgettable for them both. We definitely will plan on another outing with him next summer, but will want at least 4 hours.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Thank you so much Beth and Tim for getting us over to Daufuskie for a day date! You were both so accommodating. We will be back soon!!! XO, Britt

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timtrigg, Owner at Palmetto Bay Watersports, responded to this review

Thanks you so much for your review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Columbus, Ohio
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The two women who ran the Seafari were great. They were very informative and answered all our questions. We had some great dolphin sightings with one even following our boat in to dock. All 12 in our party agreed this was a highlight of our trip. Thank you to our guides for being so patient with our 6 kids (ranging... More 

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timtrigg, Public Relations Manager at Palmetto Bay Watersports, responded to this review

HI Laura! Thanks so much for your review. We are very happy to hear that you guys enjoyed your morning with us here at Palmetto Bay Watersports! We always love having kids aboard! More 

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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

As locals , we wanted to get a group of friends together to enjoy a nice day out that was kid friendly. Beth was great at holding a reservation for us. Ken the first mate and the captain Tim where very welcoming and also kid friendly. Ken caught us some fish and the kids went crazy! ! They loved it.... More 

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timtrigg, Public Relations Manager at Palmetto Bay Watersports, responded to this review

It was great to have you guys on board! Thanks for your review and we will look forward to seeing you next time! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We rented a 19' central-console boat for 2 hours and had a great time. Staff was professional and friendly. Chart and instructions were provided. Plenty of area to explore and dolphins aplenty. Reasonably priced and gas included as opposed to other rental companies.

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timtrigg, Owner at Palmetto Bay Watersports, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed your day out on the water enjoying our local waterways and wildlife! Thank you so much for the review! More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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143 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We rented a pontoon for a couple of hours and had a great experience. The pontoon was clean and in good working order - perfect for our family. These folks are very easy to work with and most helpful --- would highly recommend!

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timtrigg, Owner at Palmetto Bay Watersports, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your day on the water and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This is a great place to catch a ride on the dolphin seafari. Tim and Beth are very knowledgable about the area in and around Broad Creek. The dolphins come right up to the boat for great picture taking. Even if we didn't see any dolphins the cruise is a lot of fun and has a beautiful views.

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timtrigg, Owner at Palmetto Bay Watersports, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your trip with us and the Dolphin Seafari! Come back and see us again! More 

Johnson City, Tennessee
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We had such fun renting a 7 seater boat. We took it to Daufuskie Island and had lunch. I want to go back and rent a paddle board.

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timtrigg, Owner at Palmetto Bay Watersports, responded to this review

Sorry for the delayed response, but we are please you enjoyed you trip to Daufuskie, we will have the paddle boards ready for your next trip! Thank you so much for your review! More 

NY
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122 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Great place to rent a boat for a couple hours. See saw several dolphins that came right up to the boat. Kids loved it. Definitely pricey for a couple hours but we shared the cost with another family. Friendly and helpful staff.

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timtrigg, Owner at Palmetto Bay Watersports, responded to this review

Sorry for the delayed response, but we are please you enjoyed your boat rental and all of the wildlife Hilton head has to offer! Thank you so much for your review! More 

New York City, New York
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87 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

It was just two of us on a small boat so we were able to see the dolphins easily, and even up close. However, this being December, our guide noted most of the dolphins had already headed south, and therefore not as plentiful as in the summer. We are glad we went out on the boat and would go again... More 

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