For a delightful 2 hour excursion departing from the Hilton Head Boathouse docks behind Hilton Head Island's legendary eatery Skull Creek Boathouse indulge yourself in the soothing and relaxing affair of a Hilton Head Island Island sunset from the unique vantage point of the water. Watch the sun set fire to the sky as the water glides past the boat sailing in the Port Royal Sound. Bring a perfect end to your day by watching the suns magnificent reflection on the water as it slowly sinks beyond the horizon. Along with the beauty of a summer South Carolina sunset, you will have an experience of which memories are made.

Single dolphin fin sticking out of the calm evening ocean water on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Join us for a sunset cruise experience your family will never forget!!

Available May through September. Cruise departs at 6pm. Reservations are required.

2 Hour Sunset Cruise

$50 Adult

2 Hour Sunset Cruise

$45 Children 12 and Under
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What should you bring on your sunset cruise?

  • Bottled water and a cooler with ice is provided.
  • Sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses with a retaining strap.
  • If relevant, an extra pair of contact lenses and required medications.
  • Don’t forget to capture your adventure with cameras, GoPro, and cell phones.
  • We will go out rain or shine – please bring rain gear as summer showers are common in the Low-country.
  • In the spring and fall, a light jacket is recommended.
  • Binoculars to enhance viewing of birds and animals (optional).
  • Please note that smoking is not permitted on board.

Customary 15-20% gratuity is not included in the price.

Hilton Head Dolphin Tours, Our Eco Tour Charter Boat

Our vessel is a 2018 27-foot Carolina Skiff she is a shallow draft vessel created specifically for sailing our low country estuaries and waterways. Our 15 passenger US Coast Guard certified tour vessel is designed for your safety and comfort. It comes equipped with a helm to bow canvas top to keep you and your family in the shade and comfortable cushioned seats that surround the boat offering great viewing in any direction.

Our boat is located at the landmark Hilton Head Island eatery Skull Creek Boathouse Restaurant, 397 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head SC 29926. Park in the restaurant lot or the parking lot to the left of the restaurant the Boathouse Marina is located BEHIND the restaurant.

Walk down to the marina docks, there you will find Captain Rick in our 27’ Carolina Skiff with a blue canvas top.


Please allow yourself enough drive time, time to find our location, park and make it down to our boat. Parking is crowded at the marina in the warmer months so please be patient. You may drop off guests at dock entrance before parking. There are no restrooms on our vessel, but there are facilities in the marina area.

Tickets are non-refundable unless your tour is cancelled by Hilton Head Fishing Charters - TailHunter, but you may reschedule  your tour with at east 24 HOURS notice prior to the scheduled departure time. You may also request a voucher to use at a latter date if cancellation is made prior to 24 hours of your departure time. We will NOT honor rescheduling or vouchers within 24 hours of your departure time. 

Cancellation due to weather is at Captains discretion only! 

We will contact you on the phone number provided on the day of your tour if there are any weather concerns/cancellations. The Captain keeps a diligent eye on weather and will inform you in ample time to get you rescheduled. Weather cancellations are 100% refundable if rescheduling is not possible. Isolated/pop-up thunderstorms are a way of life here in the summer months and they may delay us for a few minutes our miss us entirely, so PLEASE SHOW UP UNLESS YOU HEAR FROM US.

Scheduled Tour departures, dates and times are contingent on/subject to multiple group interest (our minimum passenger requirement) on a given day. Please be flexible with your date range. Cancellations due to our minimum passenger requirement are 100% refundable if rescheduling is not possible. We also reserve the right to use our smaller vessel for group interest fewer than 6 guests, if available.