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Commander Zodiac

#13 of 75 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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Great Customer Service and Awesome Tour!

We have been using Commander Zodiac for our dolphin tours for three years now. We would not choose... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Beth R
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Kansas City,
Fantastic trip!

I have been on several of these over the years and this was one of the best for viewing Dolphins... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sarah150_12
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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Come explore the enchanting low country aboard Hilton Head Island's original Zodiac raft ride. Experience the facinating world of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins and witness incredible marine wildlife in their natural habitat. A truly educational and envionmental experience for the entire family. We have been in business for over 30 years, so come join us for a unforgettable adventure!
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232 S Sea Pines Dr, South Beach Marina, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4004
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been using Commander Zodiac for our dolphin tours for three years now. We would not choose anywhere else. Captain Scott is awesome! Our kids get excited for this activity every year!!

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been on several of these over the years and this was one of the best for viewing Dolphins. They were everywhere! The guide, Mike did an excellent job finding the dolphins and was able to let us enjoy their play! It wa amazing!...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a warm sunny day and our guide Tom, who is a native Islander, so he had a lot of local knowledge. He took our granddaughter and friend Hanna by Daufuskie Island and to an estuary by Bull Island. They saw several small pods...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was the one thing I really wanted to do on Hilton Head and it didn't disappoint! We found a shrimp boat surrounded by more dolphins than we could count.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OUR Captain was James. Very nice and a local which made it great for the knowledge of area. We saw lots of dolphins. Only thing for 1.5 hour ride wish would have gone farther and seen an area with nice shells and long time in...More

Thank monkey12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our kids have been doing Water Fun Day for years! Our 7yo participated on 7/13/17 and had a blast! They went crabbing, sailing, made sand castles and more. He loved every minute. The staff was great and we look forward to this every summer when...More

Thank carrig3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family took the Zodiac ride with Captain Tom on Monday. It was an excellent experience for all of us, including our son with autism. Tom was very patient and understanding with him which we greatly appreciated! We loved beachcombing on the sandbar and saw...More

Thank Ernie S
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank YOU for spending time during your vacation with us! We are so glad to hear of your great experience & will pass your kind words along to Tom, as well! Thank you- we really hope to see your family again in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got to see pods of dolphins on the Fourth of July. Captain Todd knew where to take us and we all got a real treat!More

Thank sjr930
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for celebrating your 4th of July holiday with us on Commander Zodiac! We are so glad you enjoyed Captain Todd- he is certainly always eager to share his passion for the Lowcountry, and our dolphins, on his trips! We so appreciate...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on the one hour Dolphin tour and had a fantastic time! Scott was our captain and was very knowledgeable and entertaining! Would recommendMore

Thank ehoward48
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for that great rating & review! We think Captain Scott is pretty excellent as well- he really loves sharing his passion for the area- and of course the dolphins- with great families like yours! Thanks so much for joining us on a Commander...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family visits Hilton Head Island, SC, every summer, and we thought our previous dolphin cruises with other boats were great, however, today's trip with Todd was amazing on a whole other level. We spent 90 wonderful minutes watching Atlantic bottlenose dolphins all over Calibogue...More

Thank KevinReilly329
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your glowing review, and especially your kind remarks about Captain Todd! He truly loves his job, spending time on the water and helping to introduce families to our beautiful Lowcountry- and it shows! We'll keep him around for ya ;)...More

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lneddermeyer
7 March 2017|
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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
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Bill R
10 September 2015|
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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
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