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Vagabond Cruise

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149 Lighthouse Rd, located just below the Harbour Town Lighthouse, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7207
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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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149 Lighthouse Rd, located just below the Harbour Town Lighthouse, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7207
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"spirit of harbour town"
in 52 reviews
"brisket"
in 30 reviews
"the upper deck"
in 28 reviews
"tammy jane"
in 27 reviews
"shrimp and grits"
in 39 reviews
"stars stripes"
in 11 reviews
"trolley tour"
in 9 reviews
"served buffet style"
in 9 reviews
"green beans"
in 10 reviews
"beautiful sunset"
in 38 reviews
"river street"
in 10 reviews
"crew members"
in 11 reviews
"hilton head island"
in 49 reviews
"surrounding islands"
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"points of interest"
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"dolphin sightings"
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"saw dolphins"
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This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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Cruise was good. Information about place was good. Cruise can make a better effort to repair those rotting benches as some of them can harm visitors if they are not careful.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing!We booked 2 days before our departure back home and what an awesome choice that was. We saw 30+ dolphins and even saw a mana dolphin teaching her baby to swim against the current. The captain and first mate took their time explaining a little...More

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We had a tremendous evening cruising the harbor, watching dolphins and enjoying the delicious buffet. The sunset was just beautiful. Totally enjoyable and relaxing.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great way to see the sunset and cruise around the islands & waters of the Hilton Head area. We sat on the upper deck, which does have a cover to block the sun, but is open on all sides for a nice breeze...More

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On our recent visit to Harbour Town, we signed on for the Sunset Sailing Cruise aboard the original Stars and Stripes. We are a senior couple. The reservation process was easy, the crew was great, the weather was perfect, but what are they thinking at...More

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Liz D
18 May 2018|
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Response from DannyPegg | Property representative |
Hello Liz, Thank you for your interest in Vagabond Cruise! From your question it looks like you are asking specifically for the Sunset Dinner Cruise. During the month of September we will be offering the Sunset Dinner... More
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Klap65
24 March 2018|
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Response from DannyPegg | Property representative |
The Savannah Cruise takes roughly 1-hour 45-minutes from Hilton Head Island to River Street in Savannah. This cruise allows guests to spend 4-hours in the city of Savannah. Discounted trolley tickets are available aboard the... More
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dawwild4
15 March 2018|
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The Spirit of Harbour Town docks directly on River Street from it's cruise from Hilton Head Island to Savannah.
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