If you are looking for an exciting activity, rent a boat and be your own captain. This is an exciting way to combine adventure and sightseeing for the whole family or a group of friends.
Circumnavigate Hilton Head or Pinckney Island; find a remote beach for a picnic; sunbathe and take a refreshing deep-water dip; go fly fishing; crossover to Daufuskie Island; visit the popular sandbar on the May River; watch a sunset or the Tuesday night fireworks.
Boat rentals are available year around. You can rent for two, four or eight hours. All boats are USCG-approved and range from 16-foot run-abouts that seat six people to 24-foot pontoon boats that seat 14. Most boats are canopied and come equipped with all safety equipment. No experience is necessary.
All companies provide instructions and maps for you to follow. However, a word of caution: Be aware of the tides, which can vary as much as eight feet. If you are not paying attention, you could easily find yourself stuck.
You must have a valid driver’s license, signed documents, and put a security deposit against damages on a credit card. Some companies require that you pay for your own gasoline, which is available at the marinas.
For more information, contact:
Outside Hilton Head (800-686-6996)
Sea Monkeys (843-843-4754)
Sky Pirate Watersports (843-842-2566)