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149 Lighthouse Rd.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

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!

Stars & Stripes - Afternoon Sail 90-min

Afternoon Dolphin Sail

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.

Adults $34.95 — Child $20.00

Reservations Required
SAVE $5 OFF adult tickets when booking online

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Stars & Stripes - Sunset Sail 2-hr

Sunset Sail

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! 




Adults $49.95 — Child $30.00

Reservations Required
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Spirit of Harbour Town - Historic Savannah Cruise

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.

Adults $59.95 Child $35.95 ALL NEW KIDS PRICE $25

Reservation Required
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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.

 $64.95 Adult $30.00 Child

Reservation Required

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Spirit of Harbour Town - Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Fireworks Dinner Cruise

What could possibly make our Dinner Cruise even better? FIREWORKS of course! Come aboard the Spirit of Harbour Town this summer season to see the Shelter Cove Fireworks Display from the water, while enjoying our dinner buffet prepared  by Sea Pines own award winning chefs. Make sure to call in advance for reservations, there are only 9 fireworks cruises schedule for this summer including the 4th of July, so tickets are sure to sell out. You can make reservations over the phone at 843-363-9029.  

Check out our all NEW summer menu! 

Available Fireworks Dinner Cruises

Tuesday, June 16th, 23rd, 30th 

Friday, July 4th ($79.95 Adults $50 Children)

Tuesday, July 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

Tuesday, August 4th, 11th 

$74..95 Adult $40.00 Child

Memorial - Labor Day

Reservation Required

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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.

Adults $29.95 — Child $10.00

No Reservation Required
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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.


Adults $29.95 — Child $10.00

No Reservation Required
SAVE $5 on adult tickets by purchasing online!

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Vagabond - Fireworks Dolphin Sunset Cruise

Fireworks Dolphin Sunset Cruise
Join the crew of the Vagabond for the summer's most popular cruise, The dolphin, Sunset, Fireworks Cruise. It's a big name for a big cruise. We'll depart Harbour Town in search of our friends, the Atlantic Bottle nose Dolphin, along the way our captain will point out the sights and talk about Hilton Head Island and its surroundings. As the sun slips below the horizon, we'll work our way up Broad Creek toward Shelter Cove Harbour for the weekly fireworks show. You and your family can enjoy the best seats in the house. Make sure to purchase your tickets online in advance since we only have 10 scheduled Fireworks Cruises this summer, including the 4th of July.

Follow the links below to purchase your desired Fireworks Dolphin Cruise ticket.  




Adults $39.95 — Child $20.00 (4th of July Adults $44.95 - Child $30.00)

Memorial Day - Labor Day

Reservations Required

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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.


Adults $29.95 — Child $15.00

Reservations Required
SAVE $5 on adult tickets by purchasing online!

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4th of July 2015

There is truly no better place to celebrate the 4th of July than on a boat in Harbour Town! On the 4th of July the fireworks displace will happen right in the middle of the Calibogue sound, and we will position our boats right in the middle of all the action! We have THREE great cruises to chose from; the Fireworks Dinner Cruise aboard the Spirit of Harbour Town, the Fireworks Dolphin Cruise aboard the Vagabond, and the Fireworks Sail aboard the Stars & Stripes!

Don’t wait until the last minute for reservations, because all three trips will sell out! Currently you can purchase your tickets in advance online for the Fireworks Dolphin Cruise aboard the Vagabond, and the Fireworks Sail aboard Stars & Stripes. Reservations for the Fireworks Dinner Cruise can only be made over the phone at 843-363-9026 because of preferred seating (reservations open up for the Fireworks Dinner Cruise on June, 1st 2015).

If you have any further questions about the 4th of July cruises please give us a call at 843-363-9026, we look forward to celebrating the 4th with you soon!




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