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“Fun but Not Safe”
Review of Calibogue Cruises

Calibogue Cruises
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Owner description: Calibogue Cruises is the best way to travel to Daufuskie Island, learn fun historical facts about the area, and to see Atlantic Bottle Nose Dolphin! Daufuskie Island is a very beautiful Island accessible only by boat. There are very few cars on the Island. Most of the residents and all tourists travel by golf cart. Exploring the Island is peaceful and very scenic. We also offer guided tours on the Island. Our experienced, colorful tour guides share knowledge and fun stories of the Daufuskie Island. If you have never visited Daufuskie, we highly recommend attending a guided tour first! Our company has been bringing people to and from Daufuskie Island for over 30 years. Freeport Marina is the true gateway to the Island, and we can't wait to meet you. Come visit us soon!
Reviewed 7 December 2017

My concern was that there was no safety briefing nor instruction on where to find life jackets, etc. Particularly disturbing because of the number of elderly folks that were onboard, including one dependent upon a walker.

Boat crew was very entertaining and knowledgeable about the area. Particularly impressed with the guy who stayed on Dafu s kie and provided a historical perdpective. VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND INFORMATIVE.

Thank AbilityAtlanta_GA
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Went on the noon ferry, came back on 6:00. Had a great day there. Secluded beach, great food, "stepped back in time" feeling. The crab dip and shrimp basket is always where we start at the Daufuskie Crab co. Dip is awesome. Grabbed golf cart and headed out to a great adventure. The map is terrible so you have to "guess where you are going"- The beach, the Old Church, the school, etc. No traffic, not many people. Super Day and the young ladies at the General Store were wonderfully sweet. Saw dolphins on trip to and from. Kids loved the boat ride, great-safe parking at no charge.

Thank Diane S
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

This was a good experience on this island. You must rent a golf cart as the island is too big to walk. Lots to see and experience. Great beach.
Calibogue Cruises - their website indicates that your cruise portion would be on a replica of a river boat/paddle streamer. It was not. It was on an old boat with little to enjoy other than the ride itself. We felt that the brochure was false advertising on behalf of Calibogue. Cruise/golf cart for two was $110 AND an additional charge to park your car at the Hilton Head Marina. Just include that in the price!!

1  Thank AandBDenver
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Relaxing Ferry trip to Daufuskie island, dolphins spotted enroute, lunch at the Daufuskie Crab Company and a 2 hour tour of the island with Captain Wick Scurry who was a knowledgeable and informative host as we toured the Island and lighthouse on a low country living history walk. Captain Scurry clearly knows and appreciates the local history. The lighthouse museum tour included a brief documentary and sample of the local wine.
Learned a bit of local history and lore with his anecdotal narrative at stops along the bus ride. Relaxed on the beautiful marina patio before the ferry return trip to Hilton Head.
A very enjoyable day.

Thank clindquist2017
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Family of 6, heading to Daufuskie Island. Too the afternnon cruise. Plenty of room for the kids to walk and see or stand, Seen several dolphins, Cap'n even slows down some so you able to see them for several minutes.. Id recommend taking sun screen and some bottled water. Great time keeps you busy for at least 2.5 hours. Also easy on the pocket.

Thank 217henderson
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