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Commander Zodiac

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232 S Sea Pines Dr, South Beach Marina, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4004
+1 843-671-3344
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Great Family Tour

My husband and I came here on our honeymoon in 2009 and couldn't wait to bring our kids someday... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RH15278
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Lebanon, Kentucky
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Even better than expected!

We had a week on Hilton Head Island as part of a family 3 week America trip. My wife has always... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter M
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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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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 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here on our honeymoon in 2009 and couldn't wait to bring our kids someday which we were able to do this week. Our little ones (2&4) are not around water much so I was nervous at how they would do,...More

Thank RH15278
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow- we are so honored that Commander Zodiac holds such a special place for your family, and very much appreciate you coming back! Repeat business is truly our biggest compliment and we love that we can help your family create such lasting memories! Captain Todd...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a week on Hilton Head Island as part of a family 3 week America trip. My wife has always wanted to see wild dolphins but is a little nervous going out on small boats. However the idea of a more personalised experience was...More

Thank Peter M
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

How cool- that sounds like an awesome trip! Thank you for coming out with Commander Zodiac- we know there are so many choices of activities on Hilton Head and very much appreciate you spending your time with us! We are honored that this was the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The purpose of our trip to Hilton Head was to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. The weather was not very good during our weekend trip but we forged ahead with our planned activities which include the Commander Zodiac dolphin expedition. Despite the rain and windy...More

Thank geo_mount
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow- awesome!!! Thank you for the great review- and for braving the unseasonably dreary weather with us. We agree- Captain Todd is fantastic and we will happily pass on your great feedback to him! Thank you for choosing Commander Zodiac to celebrate such a milestone...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took four kids, ages 1 to 6. They loved it. And so did the parents. We did the 60 min trip. Perfect for kids of this age. Todd and Scott were great guides. Patient, funny, informative. A must-do experience.

Thank RobertMichaelW
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for bringing your family out with us on Commander Zodiac! We're so glad you had a great time and found it a good experience for everyone. We will also pass your kind words on to Captains Scott & Todd! Thank you so much!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took our kids ages 10 and 12 with the hopes of seeing dolphins. Loved talking with Tom our captain. He was patient, related to the kids, and knew right where to find a small pod of dolphins. It was really nice to have the boat...More

Thank Christy-Gracie
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for choosing to come out with Commander Zodiac, and for leaving such an excellent review! We are so happy your family had such a great time and agree with you- while we do love all our trips (although we may be slightly partial!),...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A friend and I brought our five grandsons, ages 6-13 on this trip and it was wonderful! We saw lots of dolphins and our tour guides were a wealth of history and information! Our boys thoroughly enjoyed it, as they all got to be on...More

Thank Lynne J
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We truly want to thank you for your business and for leaving such a great review- we absolutely love introducing our guests to the unique and beautiful Lowcountry waters and are delighted you had such a good time! We'd love to see you again in...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our one and a half hour dolphin watch trip was so great because Captain Tom knew right where to take us to see dolphins using a unique feeding method. The dolphins pushed fish out onto mud flats, then the whole pod emerged from the water...More

Thank mkeenan28
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Isn't strand feeding incredible?!? We are SO very glad you got to experience this rare and unique process--- twice!! And what a fantastic review- thank you so much for your kind words! We so appreciate your business, and your positive feedback, and would love to...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

My two grown daughters and I went on the 1-hour Dolphins and More excursion August 9. It was the perfect way to see lots of dolphins up close, and being on a small boat was an added bonus. There were only six passengers plus the...More

Thank Laura W
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for joining us on a dolphin tour- and for taking the time to leave such a nice review! We really love what we do, and where we get to do it, and are always so happy to share that love for...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

My family did the 1-hour dolphin-watching trip on Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017. James was our captain and provided lots of information about the island and Calibogue Sound. It was so cool to see the dolphin pod!More

Thank Carrie V
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

James has been an absolutely delightful addition to our team of captains, and we will certainly pass your kind words on to him! Thank you so much for coming out with us, and for taking the time to leave such a nice review! We so...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Our Commander Zodiac one hour dolphin tour was just right. The captain was knowledge, clear, careful, and good with my two grandchildren, aged 9 and 12. We saw lots of dolphins close up and learned about their habits. The zodiac was stable and yet riding...More

Thank SoBeRetired
CommanderZodiac, Front Office Manager at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

What a great review- thank you!! You took the words right out of our mouths as far as the zodiacs go, and we are so glad you enjoyed your time on the water with us! We know you have a lot of choices of activities...More

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lneddermeyer
8 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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