Hilton Head Daufuskie Island Shuttle

DAUFUSKIE ISLAND FERRY / WATER TAXI




Daufuskie Island Ferry Rates
Round Trip Transportation

Adults $45
Children (12 and under) $25

Golf Cart Rentals

4 Hour $75 + tax
All Day Rental $105 + tax
* Reservations are required.
* Up to 4 passengers





H2O Sports Invites you to Explore Daufuskie

H20 Sports offers the areas quickest Ferry to Daufuskie Island. Our Water Taxi/Shuttle takes approximately 20 minutes and departs from the Harbour Town Marina in the Sea Pines Resort. Transportation is available to anyone making a day trip to Daufuskie Island. Our Daufuskie Island ferry operates on a reservation basis and offers multiple departure and return times throughout the day. This allows our passengers to schedule their travel plans based on their day's activities.

Golf cart transportation is recommended and H2O Sports can arrange your Daufuskie Island golf cart rental in advance. Your golf cart will be there waiting for you at our private dock. So, whether you are touring Daufuskie's historic sites and points of interest, or just relaxing and having some lunch; let H2O Sports get you there with our fast and friendly water taxi service.

General Information before making reservations

Daufuskie Island offers a variety of attractions, unique vendors and various restaurants. And visitors travel to the Island for all sorts of reasons. You can follow the museum's self-guided map of the Robert Kennedy History Trail, tour the Daufuskie Rum Company, view local art at the Iron Fish Gallery, or give a helping a hand at the Community Farm. H2O Sports invites you to go explore Daufuskie Island and see what life is like on "Island Time".

If you are going to visit something specific, we recommend that you contact that business prior to your trip or Google some information about your interests, as the days and hours of operation vary from one business to the next.

Daufuskie Island Map



Golf at Haig Point (843) 341-8162

Haig Point is home to one of Golf Magazine's "Top 100 in the World." Part of the fun of playing this course is the fact that it has 20 holes. Both the 8th and 17th holes have two holes to choose from making this a true challenge. The Calibogue routing has forced carrys over marsh while the Haig routing has play lateral to the marshes.
Course is closed on Mondays, Advanced reservation required.

Golf

We offer a Water Taxi for players wishing to play golf at Haig Point and leave out of Harbour Town

Daufuskie Island Restaurants

Daufuskie Crab Co. (843) 785-6652
Located in the Freeport Marina, the Daufuskie Crab Company offers fresh Lowcountry seafood. This unique Island hotspot features a variety of delicious entrees like fresh shrimp, fish, deviled crab, burgers, and quesadillas, with the backdrop of Daufuskie's magnificent water views. And don't forget to try an ice cold "Scrap iron" to wash it all down.

Lucy Bell's (843) 341-6477
Lucy Bell's is open for breakfast and lunch. They are a quaint local establishment under a giant angel oak tree serving Lowcountry cuisine with a Southern flair! As a result of their delicious food and friendly service, they have 5 Star reviews on Trip Advisor and lots of local support.

School Grounds Coffee (919) 610-8808
School Grounds Coffee is a casual cafe on Daufuskie Island offering customers a selection of distinctive roasts served in the same school house made famous in local author Pat Conroy's novel, The Water Is Wide. Along with the coffee, we recommend the Black Cherry Lemonade and the Hot Chocolate!

Melrose Beach Club (843) 785-9999
Re-opened in 2018 Melrose Beach Club is a restaurant with beautiful Atlantic Ocean views! "We aim to please with our delicious food and wonderful atmosphere!" Located along the Calibogue Sound, the Club has views of Hilton Head and the Atlantic Ocean with both indoor and outdoor seating available. They also offer a children's menu and Brunch on Sundays.


Daufuskie Island Attractions & Points of Interest

Community Farm
Since 2010, Daufuskie Community Farm and Artisan Village has devoted its energy to passionately advocating sustainable living on Daufuskie Island. The local community has contributed to the planning, construction, and growth of this thriving work by expanding the farm from animals into gardens, orchards, and the new Artisan Village!

Daufuskie Rum Co. (843) 342-4786
Daufuskie Island Rum reflects all the quirks, characteristics, and beauty that our little island gives us. Daufuskie Island Rum is one of only a few rums actually created on an island. Each rum is distilled, bottled, and packed by hand on the island and is 100% American made. Stop by for a tour and tasting.

The Iron Fish Gallery
American Made award winning metal sculptor Chase Allen specializes in handcrafting coastal fish, mermaid, crab, sea turtle, lobster, and stingray sculptures. His work is showcased in a unique outdoor gallery adjacent to his studio.

Silver Dew Pottery
Island natives Lancy and Emily Burn have been producing an impressive array of functional, aesthetic and art pottery since 1996. Their studio showroom also contains hands-on displays of locally found Indian pottery dating back thousands of years.

Daufuskie Blues (843) 707-2664
Located in the old Mary Field School House; local islanders Rhonda and Leanne create custom, hand dyed textiles made with organic indigo and other colors harvested from nature, inspired by ancient cultures.


Other Points of Interest

Travel down the Melrose Avenue of Oaks past the horse stables to the lagoon where you can view the bird rookery and maybe some alligators in the pond.

Continue past the Melrose entrance, take a left on the Public Beach Access Rd and follow it all the way to "Driftwood Beach"; where tidal flooding is slowly eroding the maritime forest. Enjoy quiet Beach with views of Hilton Head Island, the Atlantic, and Tybee Island, Georgia.

Check out the Daufuskie Fire Station located next to the Farm. They give a great hands-on tour. Kids are sure to enjoy this!


The Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation & The Robert Kennedy History Trail
(406) 270-6586

The Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation was founded in 2001 to preserve the historical and cultural heritage of Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. To further public knowledge and appreciation of Daufuskie Island, the Foundation has acquired and restored historic buildings, established an island history museum, created a self-guided trail of historic island sites, and begun an island history archive.

The Rob Kennedy Trail is a self-guided tour around the island featuring many historical sites and the stories behind them.

We encourage anyone interested in learning about the history of Daufuskie Island to visit the Billie Burns Museum while on the island or their website: www.daufuskiemuseum.org. There you will find information about the history of Daufuskie Island, a detailed historical timeline, important Gullah history relating to the island, and a detailed map with site descriptions of the Robert Kennedy History Trail.

Robert Kennedy History Trail Sites:


  1. Billie Burn Museum & Jane Hamilton School
  2. Tabby Ruins
  3. Cooper River Cemetery
  4. Haig Point
  5. Melrose
  6. Oyster Union Society Hall
  7. Hinson White Home
  8. Mary Field Cemetery
  9. Sarah Grant Home
  10. Public Dock
  11. White School House
  12. The Council Tree
  13. First Union African Baptist Church
  14. Mary Fields School House
  15. Frances Jones Home
  16. Moses Ficklin Cottage & Oak Tree
  17. Mary Dunn Cemetery
  18. Bloody Point
  19. Bloody Point Cemetery
  20. Bloody Point Lighthouse & Silver Dew




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