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Best Guided Tours in Hilton Head, South Carolina

Best Guided Tours in Hitlon Head, South Carolina

  1. Hilton Head Island: Guided Dolphin Tour | GetYourGuide
  2. Hilton Head Island: Guided Dolphin Tour | GetYourGuide

    Visit Hilton Head Island's coastline and get up close and personal with Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. With the help of a local guide, you can learn more about the area's ecology. Take the whole family on a thrilling journey.

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  3. Hilton Head Island: Sunset Dolphin Cruise | GetYourGuide
  4. Hilton Head Island: Sunset Dolphin Cruise | GetYourGuide

    Take a relaxing sunset cruise to see dolphins in their natural environment. Views of Hilton Head Island and dolphins are a given on this cruise. Your captain is an expert on these magnificent creatures.

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  5. Hilton Head Island: Scenic Helicopter Tour | GetYourGuide
  6. Hilton Head Island: Scenic Helicopter Tour | GetYourGuide

    A helicopter tour will give you a bird's-eye perspective of Hilton Head Island. Discovering the island and its surroundings can be done in a variety of ways.

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  7. Hilton Head Island: Daufuskie Island Ferry Roundtrip Ticket | GetYourGuide
  8. Hilton Head Island: Daufuskie Island Ferry Roundtrip Ticket | GetYourGuide

    This ferry ticket allows you to go between Hilton Head Island's Broad Creek Marina and Daufuskie Island's Freeport Marina. Spend 5 hours on Daufuskie Island on your own before returning to Hilton Head.

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  9. Hilton Head Island: 75-Minute Jet Ski Tour | GetYourGuide
  10. Hilton Head Island: 75-Minute Jet Ski Tour | GetYourGuide

    Riding a jet ski in a large, open space, you can take in the beautiful vistas of Hilton Head Island while taking in the sights.

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  11. Hilton Head Island: America’s Cup Sailing Yacht Cruise | GetYourGuide
  12. Hilton Head Island: America’s Cup Sailing Yacht Cruise | GetYourGuide

    The 12-meter Stars & Stripes yacht is a great way to experience a piece of American sailing heritage. Take a sail around Hilton Head Island aboard a boat designed and raced by Dennis Conner in the 1980 America's Cup competition.

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  13. Hilton Head Island: High-Flying Parasail Experience | GetYourGuide
  14. Hilton Head Island: High-Flying Parasail Experience | GetYourGuide

    Take a high-flying parasail ride over Hilton Head Island. Take to the skies and fly over the neighborhood in style. During this exhilarating ride, you'll have a front-row seat to the local fauna and flowers.

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  15. Hilton Head Island: 1.5-Hour Guided Small-Group Kayak Tour | GetYourGuide
  16. Hilton Head Island: 1.5-Hour Guided Small-Group Kayak Tour | GetYourGuide

    With a skilled and experienced guide, you will kayak for 1.5 hours on the tranquil waters of Broad Creek. Take in the stunning Lowcountry wetlands and wildlife as you float around the water. Find out about local birds and dolphins while out on the water.

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  17. Hilton Head Island: Virtual Reality Arcade Experience | GetYourGuide
  18. Hilton Head Island: Virtual Reality Arcade Experience | GetYourGuide

    A virtual reality arcade game is a great way to get away from everything. There are more than 40 virtual activities that may be played with friends and family, as well as online.

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  19. Hilton Head Island: Shrimp Trawling Boat Tour | GetYourGuide
  20. Hilton Head Island: Shrimp Trawling Boat Tour | GetYourGuide

    The Tammy Jane offers the opportunity to participate in the Low Country custom of shrimping. Take a look at what it takes to prepare these delectable seafood dishes.

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  21. Hilton Head Island: Guided Stand Up Paddleboard Tour | GetYourGuide
  22. Hilton Head Island: Guided Stand Up Paddleboard Tour | GetYourGuide

    With a local guide on a stand-up paddleboard, you can paddle through the lovely marshes of the Lowcountry. Get up close and personal with some of Hilton Head Island's most elusive residents: herons and pelicans.

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  23. Hilton Head Island: Taco Food Tour by Segway | GetYourGuide
  24. Hilton Head Island: Taco Food Tour by Segway | GetYourGuide

    The Segway is a great way to see Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. As you ride from taco stand to taco stand, you'll get a taste of the island's southernmost region.

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  25. 2-Hour Guided Kayak Nature Tour of Hilton Head
  26. 2-Hour Guided Kayak Nature Tour of Hilton Head

    Experience Hilton Head Island's natural splendor by kayak with a knowledgeable guide. Begin your journey into the Broad Creek Wildlife Area with a brief safety demonstration from your guide. When you're out exploring the wetlands, you can see a variety of birds and dolphins. Naturalist guides can teach you a lot about the ecosystem and history of a particular area. Kayaking is suitable for people of all levels.

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  27. Beaufort’s #1 Horse & Carriage History Tour
  28. Beaufort’s #1 Horse & Carriage History Tour

    On this small-group tour, you'll ride in a horse-drawn carriage through Beaufort, South Carolina. Your guide will take you on a tour of the historic district while regaling you with tales of antebellum life. You'll see historic churches, Civil War landmarks, and even movie locations on your tour of the city.

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  29. Hilton Head Island Dolphin Boat Cruise
  30. Hilton Head Island Dolphin Boat Cruise

    On this dolphin-watching tour, you'll learn a lot about the marine life that inhabits Hilton Head Island. By working with a knowledgeable guide, you can boost your chances of seeing dolphins and other marine life, as well as learn about the environment.

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  31. Hilton Head Pirate Ship Adventure Sail aboard the Black Dagger
  32. Hilton Head Pirate Ship Adventure Sail aboard the Black Dagger

    Embark on a nautical adventure onboard the Black Dagger pirate ship, which transforms kids into miniature pirates for a treasure hunt on the waterways of Hilton Head. The crew supplies kids with pirate outfits and pirate education before setting off in pursuit of gold. This family-friendly trip includes a choice of numerous departures in the morning and afternoon, making it easy to fit into your schedule.

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  33. Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head
  34. Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head

    Daufuskie Island, the setting for Pat Conroy's novel "The Water Is Wide," is accessible only by boat and remains mostly undeveloped despite its reputation. To make the journey even easier, this package includes round-way ferry tickets as well as transportation to and from island sights, including the First African Baptist Church and Mary Fields School, all with the advantage of a knowledgeable guide's commentary.

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  35. Hilton Head Island Daytime or Sunset Creek Cat Boat Tour
  36. Hilton Head Island Daytime or Sunset Creek Cat Boat Tour

    Ride a small, powered "stream cat" boat excursion around Hilton Head Island with a guide. Get a bird's-eye view of all the most famous landmarks, as well as access to lesser marshes and wildlife-rich places. You can choose from different times to leave with a professional guide to learn how to drive your own stream cat.

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  37. Parasailing Adventure at the Hilton Head Island
  38. Parasailing Adventure at the Hilton Head Island

    Parasailing is a great way to see Hilton Head Island from a new perspective. Fly over Calibogue Sound and see the Harbour Town Lighthouse and Daufuskie Island from a different perspective. Bottlenose dolphins are a common sighting in this area. The parasail boat can either take off and land on the back of the boat, or you can cool down and get wet. Couples and small groups can also take advantage of the airline's tandem and triple cabin options.

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  39. Kazoo Factory Tour & Museum
  40. Kazoo Factory Tour & Museum

    On this trip, you'll learn about kazoos and the history of the instrument during a manufacturing visit and a museum visit. Take a tour of Beaufort, South Carolina's family-owned kazoo factory, Kazoobie Kazoos. Listen to stories about this American-made and American-invented instrument while visiting the facility. Bring the kids along for a fun and instructive outing...

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  41. History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Golf Cart
  42. History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Golf Cart

    It's time to explore Beaufort's old town! In addition to telling you stories about the town's 300-year history, your guide will take you to places that most tourists miss, like the unmarked Forrest Gump film locations and the cemetery used in The Great Santini.

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  43. #1 Historical Horse Drawn Carriage Tour
  44. #1 Historical Horse Drawn Carriage Tour

    A horse-drawn carriage excursion around the historic district of Beaufort will reveal the city's ancient southern charm. Tour the area's most notable landmarks with a small group and learn about the area's history. As you tour the city, your guide will teach you about its early colonial history, the American Revolution, and the Civil War eras.

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  45. Hilton Head Shrimp Trawling Boat Cruise
  46. Hilton Head Shrimp Trawling Boat Cruise

    To get a taste of the Lowcountry, take a shrimping excursion from Hilton Head Island. The salt marshes are a great place to learn about the local ecology while having fun catching shrimp and fish. Take advantage of a day pass to Sea Pines Resort after the cruise.

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  47. Beaufort City Minibus Tour
  48. Beaufort City Minibus Tour

    Beaufort, South Carolina, has served as the backdrop for more than two dozen major motion pictures. Take a guided tour of Beaufort's top attractions, such as gorgeous film settings and historic homes, without having to worry about getting lost. With a small group, you have the entire attention of your guide, who takes care of navigation and tells you stories about Beaufort's history. For your convenience, we provide morning and afternoon departure times.

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  49. Hilton Head Island Jet Ski Adventure
  50. Hilton Head Island Jet Ski Adventure

    Take a picturesque Jet Ski trip around Hilton Head Island. Pass beautiful mansions on your way to the designated location from Palmetto Bay Marina, where you can cruise at your leisure. You'll be able to see a wide variety of wildlife in their natural habitat, including birds, dolphins, and even sea turtles!

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  51. 2-Hour Private Hilton Head Afternoon Dolphin Watching Sail
  52. 2-Hour Private Hilton Head Afternoon Dolphin Watching Sail

    Take a private dolphin-watching excursion on Hilton Head Island. Once you've reached Port Royal Sound, you'll be able to raise the sails and embark on a real sailing expedition. Keep an eye out for birds, dolphins, manatees, and sting rays as you take this boat excursion around the island. With a private tour, you can learn about sailing from your guide and maximize your time.

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  53. Mixology and Tapas Tour in Hilton Head
  54. Mixology and Tapas Tour in Hilton Head

    Small-group mixology and tapas tours are a great way to see Hilton Head Island. Your guide will take you on an insider's tour, and you'll get to eat a few tapas at each site. With the help of a guide, you can learn about the local cuisine and maximize your time. After the tour, ask the guide for advice on places to eat and drink in Hilton Head. Included are alcoholic beverages.

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  55. Mermaid Encounter Tour
  56. Mermaid Encounter Tour

    On this exhilarating boat excursion departing from Hilton Head, you can go in search of mermaids and see wild dolphins. If you want to learn more about marine life and ocean conservation from a mermaid, just ask Mermaid Nina, who swims straight up to your boat and is happy to answer all of your questions about being a mermaid.

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  57. Virtual Reality 40 Minutes
  58. Virtual Reality 40 Minutes

    A virtual reality video game experience awaits visitors to Hilton Head Island. Explore the solar system, combat zombies, defend a fortress, or even fight in a boxing ring in one of the more than 40 virtual experiences available. Others in the group can relax on comfortable couches and flat-screen TVs while you play.

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  59. Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Cruise with Fireworks Display
  60. Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Cruise with Fireworks Display

    On this Hilton Head sailing cruise, you'll see the sun set, enjoy fireworks, and keep an eye out for wild dolphins swimming. The boat can fit up to 22 people comfortably, and a guide will help you find dolphins swimming in the water.

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What are guided tours?

As a general rule, guided tours are all-inclusive group trips that are led by a local expert in the area and follow a predetermined travel agenda. There are several guided tours, skip-the-line tickets, group day/night trips, culinary tastings, wine tastings, and even airport shuttles available.

Should I use guided tours on my vacations?

Explore and experience your destination like a local.

Take it all in! Receive tailored suggestions before to and throughout your trip to ensure you take advantage of everything your location has to offer. Discover your holiday location through the eyes of a native. Discover a treasure trove of hidden gems!

Avoid scams and pay better prices

Secure the deal you can! It is usual for unscrupulous local tour agencies to overcharge you, so schedule your guided excursions ahead of time.

I have a tight budget, can I still buy a guided tour?

With so many different guided tours to choose from, no matter what your budget is, you’re sure to find one that fits your needs.

Save time, Get the most out of your trip.

Don’t waste a moment on your trip! Memories aren’t made while standing in line. Book ahead and skip the lines at the world’s biggest attractions.

When you have a tour plan, you know exactly what you’re going to do each day, so you don’t have to worry about any disappointment.

Check reviews before buying a guided tour

Overwhelmed with options and unsure about which guided tour to select? Determine which activities are most suited for you by checking out other user reviews

No risk to you. Free cancellation

Many of the guided tours allow you to change your mind and cancel your reservation without penalty up to 24 hours before the activity. This is really useful if your trip plans change at the last minute.

Meet people all over the world, make new friends on your next vacation

It’s wonderful to meet people from all around the world on your guided excursions!

Types of guided tours available for your vacation

Depending on the city you are traveling to, there are almost any guide tours and activities for everybody. There are outdoor guided trips, water activities, Nature trails, Music festivals, Local food tours, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems exploration, beer or wine drinking and tasting tours, exclusive TV & Movies trips, romantic couple trips, kids’ activities, tours to Parks and Gardens, Island exploration tours, check out famous landmarks, Museum guided trips and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to check out to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & seeing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping tours, theaters and concert halls, visit ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for leasing, helicopter trips, ferryboat tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, luxury yacht services and sailboat rental.