We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Vagabond Cruise: Tours & Tickets

Features Animals
Closes in 9 min: 08:00 - 20:00
Open today: 08:00 - 20:00
All photos (413)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“the upper deck”(32 reviews)
“brisket”(31 reviews)
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...more
Certificate of Excellence
Closes in 9 min
Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
149 Lighthouse Rd, located just below the Harbour Town Lighthouse, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7207
+1 843-363-9026
Improve This Listing
Vagabond Cruise Tours and Tickets
from US$32,95
More Info
from US$29,95
More Info
from US$39,95
More Info
from US$39,95
More Info
from US$59,95
More Info
from US$39,95
More Info
See all tours & tickets
Reviews (1 181)
Filter reviews
1 179 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Traveller rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews spirit of harbour town the upper deck brisket shrimp and grits tammy jane stars stripes trolley tour beautiful sunset trip to savannah river street crew members sunset sail hilton head island dolphin sightings saw dolphins daufuskie island calibogue sound
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1 179 reviews
Reviewed today via mobile

Very uncomplicated and nice cruise. Did not expect to see Dolphins so close to the shore. Well managed and moderated.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Cloppenbuerger
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a very good afternoon with Captain Spike and Mate Ricky shrimping on the Tammy Jane. Lots of information about shrimping and other inhabitants of Calibogue Sound from Ricky as we were on the way to the shrimping grounds. There were both small children and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank John N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did the 9 am shrimp trawling expedition. I’ve been going to Hilton Head over the past 25 years and have never tried shrimping. We really didn’t know what to expect. We had 8 friends go together and we caught about 30-40 pounds of shrimp....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank knoxrealestate
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a most enjoyable trip with fantastic commentary from the captain! Saw lots of dolphins but wasn’t quick enough with my camera!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Carolkirkhill
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice trip to Savannah via boat. They pack you in so if you want a good seat get in line early with your ticket. Captain gives some great information but it is very hard to hear him- speaker system is poor and the boat is...More

Thank indianatones
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super Captain & crew. Very interesting & informative plus lots & lots of dolphins. A real treat.You will love it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crew were all great and very knowledgeable. It was an Extremely fun and enjoyable trip. Recommend

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Steve M
Reviewed 1 week ago

we took the boat from Hilton head to savannah it was a 2 hour there and 2 back the views were beautiful we loved every min of our trip its a must do

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This activity was perfect for my kids (8 & 5) and nephews (9 & 6)! They loved spotting dolphins and asking the crew members questions about sea life. The best part was seeing all the sea life in the catch including shrimp, jellyfish, squid, flounder,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jamesbE8021DH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time. The Tour guide was very knowledgeable about the area. He shared A lot of useful information concerning the island; overall the tour was great.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Exploration698526
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 29 nearby hotels
Marriott's Heritage Club
92 reviews
.32 km away
Inn & Club at Harbour Town - Sea Pines Resort
697 reviews
.51 km away
South Beach Inn
95 reviews
2.77 km away
Marriott's Monarch at Sea Pines
390 reviews
2.84 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 404 nearby restaurants
Links, an American Grill
525 reviews
.45 km away
Harbour Town Bakery and Cafe
463 reviews
.34 km away
567 reviews
.37 km away
Truffles Cafe Sea Pines Center
735 reviews
1.38 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 369 nearby attractions
Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground
107 reviews
.36 km away
Baynard Plantation Ruins
270 reviews
1.45 km away
Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum
634 reviews
.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
19 July 2019|
Response from hollyjolly77 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are restrooms on the boat. And I believe they can accommodate overweight individuals. I would call just to make sure.
17 April 2019|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PassengerServices | Property representative |
Hello, the passenger capacity will vary depending on the vessel. Vagabond - 140 Spirit of Harbour Town - 140 Stars & Stripes - 28 Tammy Jane - 30 All of these vessels are approved for more passengers than this, but for... More
Cathy W
16 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from AudieSisson | Reviewed this property |
$32 or grab a event book and take out the $2 coupon or contact HHGS concierge and get major discounts