Vagabond Cruise has been operating in world famous Harbour Town since 1968 providing Hilton Head Island vacationers with a wide range of water bound tours and excursions ranging from; a romantic dinner cruise, a day trip to Savannah, a fully narrated dolphin nature cruise, a once in a lifetime ride aboard a 12 meter racing yacht, and a trip back in time to visit the low country of Daufuskie Island.
Whether you are looking for a fun family activity, a relaxing day on the water, a thrilling adventure, or a romantic get away Vagabond Cruise has the cruise for you!
Tammy Jane - Shrimpin' Expedition
Come join the crew aboard the Tammy Jane for a 2-hour educational and picturesque low-country experience as we take you out Shrimpin’! We invite you to learn about our healthy salt marsh environment, and introduce you to some of the sea creatures we'll safely pull up in our nets (in addition to shrimp!). We will explore how various ecosystems intertwine to create the rich food web that provides food for our tables. This is a unique opportunity for guests of all ages!
Spirit of Harbour Town - Sunset Dinner Cruise
The Island's best sunsets and dinner are aboard the million dollar Spirit Of Harbour Town. The "Spirit" is Hilton Head Island's newest, finest, and only heated and air-conditioned luxury passenger yacht. The grand dining cabin on the main deck features twenty square foot panoramic windows offering every table an ever changing view of the Carolina Lowcountry and the sunset. Outdoor dining is available if you choose to dine al fresco on our shaded topside deck where you can take in the evening air. Either way you will have the best table and water view on Hilton Head Island.
It's not just our view that is fabulous. Chef Michael Ramey and his award winning culinary team prepare all of our menu items fresh every day (click on the link below to view the NEW summer low country menu). Enjoy your favorite cocktail from our full service bar or a great bottle of wine from our extensive list. If your celebrating a special occasion or a romantic evening we have a selection of champagnes or prosecco to help you celebrate.
Most evenings our cruise route takes us west across Calibogue Sound as we chase the setting sun into the saltwater estruaries behind Daufuakie Island. Along the way we will pass historical sights such as the Haig Point Lighthouse and the Strahn Mansion. Keep an eye out for the playfull Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin. During the fall and winter months we often cruise through Calibogue Cay and along the waters of Broad Creek which is lined with beautiful waterfront mansions and estates. We sail early enough to catch the sunset and return after dark to the lights of Harbour Town. With incredible views and the welcome ambiance of our seating options every night aboard the Spirit Of Harbour Town is magical. Whether a warm summer evening or a cozy November night the Sunset Dinner Cruise is a perfect way to end any day of the year on Hilton Head Island.Schedule | Gallery | Book Now!
Spirit of Harbour Town - Historic Savannah Cruise
VIDEO COURTESY OF OLD SAVANNAH TOURS
Historic Savannah Cruise
Come see why this city is the South's most popular historic tour destination. Disembark onto the ballast stones of River Street and tour the buildings and shops of Factors Walk, the old cotton merchant houses. Continue into the historic district and see the restored Antebellum homes, squares, fountains and churches made famous in many popular movies. Our high-speed transit to Savannah allows you over four hours to shop, sight see, take a trolley tour and find a restaurant for lunch.
Once You Get There
When you arrive in historic Savannah, you can take advantage of our exclusive arrangements for a historic trolley tour. These guided tours are the best way to see and hear about the historic district of Savannah. Special arrangements have been made to offer tickets to these tours at a discount for our passengers. Our crew will be selling these tickets on board during your cruise.
The Spirit of Harbour Town
Cruise in luxury aboard Hilton Head Island's only air-conditioned and heated passenger vessel. The Spirit features comfortable seating inside the island's only enclosed cabin as well as out on our covered open-air deck. Enjoy coffee, hot chocolate, or your favorite beverage from our full service snack bar. The Spirit makes 23 knots providing a fast, stable ride without the worries of driving and parking in Savannah's historic district.
$59.95 Adult (13 and above)
$25.00 Child (3 to 12)
Free Infant (2 and below)
Leave the cooking to us this Thanksgiving and join the crew aboard the Spirit of Harbour Town for the seasonally inspired harvest menu! We will have TWO great trips to choose from departing at 12:00pm & 5:00pm on Thanksgiving Day. For a full listing of our extended schedule or to view the harvest menu select the links below. You can make your reservations over the phone at 843-363-9026. Happy Thanksgiving!Schedule | Gallery | Book Now!
Stars & Stripes - Afternoon Sail 90-min
Come sail the afternoon away on the America's Cup yacht Stars & Stripes. Join the crew as they keep an eye out for the Atlantic Bottle-nose Dolphin while enjoying the sun and sights of Hilton Head Island's coastal waters. Relax and work on your tan or join in and help the crew sail. This is a great trip for families.
$34.95 Adult (13 and above)
$20.00 Child (12 and below)
Stars & Stripes - Sunset Sail 2-hr
Sail away into the sunset aboard the America’s Cup Stars & Stripes. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the sun as it slips into the backdrop of Daufuskie Island and the saltwater marshes. This is the perfect way to end a day on Hilton Head Island. It doesn’t matter if you are a novice to the art of sailing or an expert, a trip aboard Stars & Stripes will leave an everlasting memory!Schedule | Gallery | Book Now!
Vagabond - Ocean Dolphin Cruise
Ocean Dolphin Cruise
Come aboard the Vagabond and join the crew as they travel south through Calibogue Sound to the head waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Along the way, help spot the Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin as they swim, play and feed with the tide. See Harbour Town, South Beach, Daufuskie Island, Grendier Shoals, Tybee Lighthouse, Haig Point Lighthouse, Harbour Town Lighthouse, egrets, herons, pelicans, the Intracoastal Waterway and the head waters of the Savannah River. This narrated 90-minute cruise is the only ocean cruise on Hilton Head Island.
$29.95 Adult (13 and above)
$10.00 Child (3 - 12)
Free Infant (2 and below)
Vagabond - Sunset Dolphin Cruise
Sunset Dolphin Cruise
The Perfect end to a perfect Hilton Head day. Watch the sun slip behind the salt marsh from one of the most remote and prettiest waterways of the Lowcountry. This 90-minute cruise is fully narrated by our naturalist captain and tours the unspoiled estuaries behind Bull Island, not seen on any other Hilton Head cruise. See dolphins, Haig Point Lighthouse, Civil War slave quarters, Strahn Mansion, dolphin hole, osprey nest, wood stork rookery and a host of wading and shore birds.
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Vagabond - Daufuskie Island Adventure
Daufuskie Island Cruise
All aboard the Vagabond for a trip back in time to historic and mysterious Daufuskie Island. This four-hour excursion features a fully-narrated cruise to the island by our naturalist Captain. Along the way you will see and hear about the historic Haig Point Lighthouse, the ruins of antebellum slave quarters, Strahn Mansion, and many other sights. Once you arrive on Daufuskie Island, you can choose from either the narrated Old Daufuskie Tour, or you can rent a Fuskie Golf Cart and explore on your own. (Both the Old Dafuskie Tour and golf carts rentals are available at an additional cost once you arrive on Daufuskie Island. (golf cart rentals are based on availability) When you return back to the harbour, enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Old Daufuskie Crab Co. before returning to Harbour Town.
$29.95 Adult (13 and above)
$15.00 Child (3 - 12)
Free Infant (2 and below)