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Vacation Rentals

Vacation Rentals


Benefits of booking with Palmetto Dunes:

  • Up to 15% off resort dining, bike rentals, golf and more!
  • Complimentary Tennis & Pickleball court time when available.
  • Save more when you stay longer! Ask our vacation rental experts.
  • Palmetto Dunes Rentals are exclusively for 3 – 7+ nights.
  • Some rentals may require Saturday to Saturday summer stays.
  • View all rentals here.

Home & Villa Rental Frequently Asked Questions

Tee Times

Tee Times


Benefits of playing at Palmetto Dunes:

  • Book online in advance and save up to 15%!
  • Multi-round rates available. Call to start saving.
  • Three distinct and memorable championship courses you'll love to come back to. Which one will be your favorite?

Golf Course Frequently Asked Questions

Bike Rentals & More

Bike/Beach Rentals & Lagoon Activities

Benefits of renting at Palmetto Dunes:

  • We offer the highest quality new rental equipment on the island.
  • Free delivery/pickup for 3+ day rentals. On-site hourly rentals available. Same day delivery available before 4 p.m.
  • Island's largest assortment of bikes, kayaks/canoes & beach accessories.

Bike Rentals and Other Frequently Asked Questions

Fishing & Water Sports

Marina Fishing & Water Sports

Learn more about Shelter Cove Marina activities:

  • Shelter Cove Marina is just off the Intracoastal Waterway and is centrally located on Hilton Head Island across from Palmetto Dunes.
  • All boats have U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captains.
  • For fishing all tackle, bait & ice are included. Fish are cleaned and bagged.

Shelter Cove Marina Frequently Asked Questions

Dolphin Tours

Shelter Cove Marina Dolphin Tours

Take a cruise from Shelter Cove Marina to enjoy dolphins frolicking in the Hilton Head Island waterways. Bottlenose dolphins are a common resident in our salt marshes and inlets. Choose from the following tours and learn all about these majestic creatures with our guides.

Boats at the Marina
Holiday Dolphin Cruises

Take a Dolphin Watch Nature Cruise with Captain Mark aboard the excursion vessel "Holiday".

Since 1983, this is the best cruise value for your dollar! The 80-foot double deck cruise ship Holiday departs from Dock C at Hilton Head, Southe Carolina's Shelter Cove Harbour. Inspected and licensed by the US Coast Guard, the Holiday has a snack bar and restrooms on board, with inside, open and shaded seating available. 1 hour 45 minute narrated boat tour features 45 points of interest including bottle nose dolphin, local knowledge and the picturesque scenery of Hilton Head Island.

Phone: (855) 869-3480
Prices range from $10.95 - $18 per child & $20.95 - $28 per adult. Children under 2 are free.

Available Tours:
Dolphin Cruises | book now
Fireworks Cruise | book now
Dolphin & Sunset Cruise | book now

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Boats at the Marina
Dolphin Seafari of Hilton Head Island

The Dolphin Seafari is a 30 foot covered pontoon boat with comfortable bench seating and a restroom on board. Sitting low and close to the water, gets you up close and personal with our wildlife and gives you optimal viewing of our salt marsh. With a friendly and accommodating staff, we love to educate about Hilton Head Island while we look for dolphins, egrets, herons, Osprey, Bald Eagles, sharks, pelicans, and more!

Phone: (855) 869-3480
Call for pricing or view details and book online below.

Available Tours:
Dolphin Tour | Search availability & book online
Dolphin & Fireworks Tour | Search availability & book online
Donuts with Dolphins | Search availability & book online

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Boats at the Marina
Flying Circus Sailing Dolphin Charters

The Ultimate Sailing Experience. Providing personalized fun sailing experiences for all ages since 1989. Flying Circus is a comfortable, safe and stable 27’ catamaran sailboat that charters daily for private trips, limited to 6 guests maximum, plus a friendly knowledgeable captain.

Enjoy a lovely nature oriented, smooth sailing leisurely cruise through South Carolina's lowcountry waters from a perfect, close to the water, viewpoint. See and learn about dolphins and a variety of wildlife that inhabit the surrounding marshes. It is relaxing, intimate, stress free fun! Sailing daily for morning, afternoon and evening sunset dolphin watch sails, each cruise with its own unique perspective. You are welcome to bring along a small cooler with drinks and snacks, including alcohol.

Available tours:
- 2 hour Dolphin Watch Sail / Search availability & book online
- 3 hour extended Dolphin Watch Sail, with extra sailing time in the Calibogue Sound
- Summer Fireworks/Dolphin Watch Sail (June 13-August 15)
- Private Sailing Lessons
- Extended 4+ hour customized Sailing Excursions

Phone: (844) 207-8452
Private tours starting from $330 for up to 6 guests.

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Boats at the Marina
Dolphin Eco Tour with Outside Hilton Head

Hilton Head Island, SC and the surrounding areas have a large and active population of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin, with great viewing opportunities! Board a comfortable motor boat for a 90 minute cruise to view these fantastic creatures.

Phone: (855) 869-3480
Prices are $45 per person, $35 per child 12 and under, and children under 2 ride free. SAVE $5 on adult rate on Mondays with the Marine Mammal Monday Special!

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Boats at the Marina
Salt Marsh Dolphin & Sightseeing Sail

This 27 ft Stiletto Sailboat is a wide, stable catamaran that has comfortable seat cushions and bean bag chairs on the netting. Combining that with a maximum of 6 passengers ensures your sail is sure to be personal and captivating. Whether you’re looking to reconnect with family and loved ones while watching the sun gown down, or spot some dolphins and learn about our unique Salt Marsh ecosystem, you’ve found the right boat!

Dolphin & Sightseeing Sail
Private charters for up to 6 people are $350

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Lagoon Charters

Outfitter’s fishing charters and experienced guides will navigate you through our 11-mile lagoon, stocked with a variety of saltwater fish, to the ultimate fishing hotspots. Equipment is provided – just be sure to pack your good luck!.

Your Adventure Headquarters

Hilton Head Outfitters offers the island’s largest bike rental fleet, bike equipment and accessories, kayak and canoe rentals, fishing gear, charters, beach equipment, lagoon tours and more. Your South Carolina adventure awaits.