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Commander Zodiac

#11 of 72 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Hilton Head Features Animals
232 S Sea Pines Dr, South Beach Marina, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4004
+1 843-671-3344
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Wonderful outing

It was a beautiful day and we saw dozens of dolphins - probably a dozen dolphins and repeat... read more

Reviewed yesterday

Saw a few dolphins and a few birds. Didn't explore very far, and captain was nice but not that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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232 S Sea Pines Dr, South Beach Marina, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4004
+1 843-671-3344

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Reviewed yesterday

It was a beautiful day and we saw dozens of dolphins - probably a dozen dolphins and repeat sightings. Captain James was knowledgeable. It was a wonderful experience.

Thank pgmovie
Reviewed 3 days ago

Saw a few dolphins and a few birds. Didn't explore very far, and captain was nice but not that knowledgeable about wildlife. Overall pleasant but definitely not worth the cost. Much better off going to the Pickney island wildlife refuge which is free!

Thank jeffvicenzi
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I took the one hour dolphin tour. Scott was our guide. There were just two other women on our boat, Which made it easy to hear the guide and ask lots of questions. (All tours are limited to 6 guests) Scott was...More

Thank Sandy3984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visitors to Hilton Head and went with Commander Zodiac for the 2 hour morning excursion. Outstanding decision. Sunny, 80 degrees 1st week in May, perfect day, Visited the vanishing island first, we had time to get quite a few really cool shells/starfish, then...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Hilton Head for a week. We needed a break from the beach so the 6 of us ( 3 couples ) took a morning excursion on the commander zodiac for 1 1/2 hours Todd was our captain. A super guy. Friendly knowledgeable and engaging...More

Thank timmsullivan56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot of fun for two older folks! We enjoyed just being out on the ocean, but also enjoyed learning about the dolphins and other wildlife, as well as some interesting history of the area.

Thank Jinny H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Todd was a great captain and tour leader. His genuine enthusiasm shines and gives you the best experience possible. The sand bar was amazing too as we found all kinds of creatures most alive so they stay. Then we got up close with the dolphins...More

Thank MaryandPaulTD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went on the 2 hour trip to the sand bar. Our captain was great at finding lots of dolphins, even babies. They came right up to the zodiak boat. The sand bar was very cool. Lots of sand dollars! Would recommend...More

Thank karencT6153ER
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a 2 hour ride and it was wonderful! The boat holds 6 passengers so it is relatively personal. As a warning there is only one seat in the boat but it is easy to sit on the sides of the boat and hold...More

Thank Beth E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this -2 hour boat ride in the morning. Saw lots of dolphins up close. Sand bar was gorgeous and we saw many starfish, sandollars and shells. Highly recommend!

Thank Traci J
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We are doing the dolphin/snorkel excursion while on cruise first week of April. Does that change the answer about a wetsuit?
8 March 2017|
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Do we need wetsuits for a trip in early April? Heard water is cold.
7 March 2017|
Response from CommanderZodiac | Property representative |
No, you don't ever need a wet suit. We do not go into the water. On the two hour tour, you step into ankle deep water to go to the disappearing sandbar. Other than that, it is a fairly dry ride. You may need a windbreaker... More
Bill R
How far ahead should we book a tour on a Zodiac? What are the fees? How many people can you accommodate in one Zodiac? Perhaps a "dumb" question, but should we wear swimsuits?
10 September 2015|
Response from CommanderZodiac | Property representative |
Thanks for the inquiry. We have a variety of tours and times available. Swimsuits are not necessary unless you would like to get some sun. Please call 843-671-334 for more information and booking. Thank you and hope to... More