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Hilton Head Island Fireworks Cruises

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Light up the sky

The best trip of all is a fireworks cruise! Our Hilton Head Island fireworks cruises are available during Shelter Cove Harbour's signature summer event, HarbourFest.


Tues: June 6, 13, 20 & 27

Tues: July 4, 11, 18 & 25

Tues: August 1, 8, 15 & 22

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Holiday Fireworks Tours

Holiday Fireworks Cruise

Available Tuesday nights June 6- August 22

There's something extra special about seeing the HarbourFest fireworks explode over the water from the Holiday. This is the most popular fireworks cruise at Shelter Cove Marina.

Climb aboard the Holiday, a 80 ft double deck cruise ship that includes a snack bar, restrooms, and open and indoor seating areas. And don't miss out on other fun Holiday Dolphin Cruises.

Prices from $38.95 for adults, $22.95 for children and infants are free.

Salt Marsh Sailing Fireworks Tours

Salt Marsh Sunset & Fireworks Sail

Available Tuesday nights June 6- August 22

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 go down, or spot some dolphins and learn about our unique Salt Marsh ecosystem, you’ve found the right boat!

Sunset & Fireworks Sail
3 hr private sail for up to 6 people are $495

Dolphin Seafari Fireworks Cruise

Dolphin Seafari Fireworks Cruise

Available Tuesday nights June 6 - August 22

Enjoy a dolphin/nature tour till the sun sets and then while you are enjoying the water you can watch the HarbourFest fireworks!

The 30 ft covered pontoon boat holds up to 20 guests. You'll want to schedule this cruise in advance as it usually sells out very early in the season and reservations are required. Don't forget to check out the Dolphin Seafari's Dolphin Tours for more adventure on the seas.

Prices from $50 for adults and $35 children.

Capt Kidd Fireworks Crabbing

Captain Kidd Fireworks Sport Crabbing Adventure

Available Tuesday nights June 6 - August 22

Enjoy a 2 hour sport crabbing adventure aboard the Captain Kidd. After a short cruise from Shelter Cove Marina, the Captain Kidd anchors up in the shallow saltwater marshes of Hilton Head. The crew will offer a brief demonstration on how to catch the little critters and after crabbing, we will watch the fireworks from the water!

Prices from $49 for adults and children 4-12 & $10 for children 3 and under.

Captain Hook Cruise Boat Docked

Captain Hook Inshore Shark Fishing with Fireworks Show

Available Tuesday nights June 6 - August 22

Enjoy a 4.5 hour inshore shark fishing trip with a fireworks show finale! Have a blast catching sharks, then finish the evening with with a spectacular HarbourFest fireworks show. Captain Hook also has great party fishing trips!

Prices from $75 for adults and $65 for children 12 and under.

Tiki Boat at night

Native Son Tiki Boat Fireworks Tour

Available Tuesday nights June 6 - August 22

Enjoy a two hour fireworks cruise aboard Native Son Adventure's Tiki boat! Bring your favorite cocktails and food and enjoy a beautiful night of fireworks. There is a cooler with ice available on the boat.

$400 for up to 6 passengers

Top Shelf Yacht Charters

Top Shelf Yacht Charters Fireworks Cruise

Available Tuesday nights June 6 - August 22

Enjoy HarbourFest fireworks from the private luxury yacht Top Shelf. You will depart Shelter Cove Marina at 5:30 p.m. Your cruise on Calibogue Sound will take you past the Harbour Town Lighthouse.  As their crew serves your favorite cocktails and hor d'oeuvres, you will enjoy the beautiful ocean breezes while dolphins run beside the yacht. The executive chef will prepare a gourmet dinner as you enjoy the sunset over Calibogue Sound.  You will then cruise up Broad Creek and take our front-row seat for the HarbourFest fireworks display.


$4800 for a private charter up to 12 people

Bluewater Fireworks Cruises

Bluewater Adventure 2-person Catboat Fireworks Cruise

Available Tuesday nights June 6 - August 22

Watch HarbourFest fireworks from the newest and coolest way, while cruising on the Craigcat. Your catamaran tour guide will take you to the best spots to view the beautiful fireworks display. It's the best way to get up close and personal with nature's treasures. At the end of the catamaran tour, you return just before the fireworks show where you can sit in the boats at the dock or gather with friends on land. It's sure to be a night you'll never forget! Check out our daily 2-person catamaran tours here.

Prices from $125 for adults children ages 5-12.

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Firework Cycleboat Tour

Available Tuesday nights June 6 - August 22

Join us on the water on Hilton Head's first ever party cycle boat. We provide the coolers, ice, music and fun while our guests sit on cycle seats and enjoy beverages of their choice. This tour is BYOB.

Prices from $49.95 for all ages for 2 hours.

Fireworks Paddle

Fireworks Paddle with Outside Hilton Head

Available Tuesday nights June 6 - August 22

Outside’s Fireworks Paddle is a unique experience that combines our ever popular two-hour Guided Kayak Tour with the added bonus of watching the Shelter Cove Harbourfest Fireworks from the best seat in the house – out on the creek in a kayak! After watching the breathtaking sunset over the Creek, your guide leads you to a calm, protected area where your group will ‘raft up’ to watch the fireworks. After getting your boat outfitted with glow sticks, the show begins! Children under 12 must be on a tandem kayak with an adult.

Prices from $55 for single kayak, $90 for adult & child double kayak and $110 for 2 adults double kayak

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Private Sunset & Fireworks Cruise with Outside Hilton Head

Available Tuesday nights June 6 - August 22

Enjoy the fireworks from the best seat on the water! This 3+ hour private excursions departs from Shelter Cove Marina where your captain will give you a tour and educate you of the salt marsh ecosystem. Bring your camera and take in the sights of a beautiful Lowcountry sunset. After the sun goes down, you'll have the best seat on the water to watch the fireworks display.

Prices from $460 for up to 6 people, $650 for up to 12 people and $850 for up to 16 people.

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Fireworks & Nature Boat Cruise with Outside Hilton Head

Available Tuesday nights June 6 - August 22

Enjoy a thrilling combination of adventures! Start the evening a fun and educational Dolphin and Nature Cruise, watch a spectacular sunset.

2.5 Hours
Adults $65
Children 12 and under $45
Small Children 2 and under $40

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