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The Fun Starts at Freeport

At the center of the fun is Daufuskie Freeport Marina! During the day, dockage at Freeport Marina is absolutely free when you eat or drink at the Old Daufuksie Crab Company. Don't forget to stop by the Old Daufuskie Crab Company restaurant for famous deviled crab and more! Here you can enjoy delicious Low Country cuisine, cold drinks including our signature cocktail called Scrap Iron, Live Music, and gorgeous water views.

Daufuskie is only minutes from Hilton Head, but it feels like you are going back 100 years in time. Most of the area remains dirt roads, revealing an island that is rich in history and nature with one of the most beautiful and pristine beaches on the East Coast. Daufuskie is a rare find that can only be visited by private boats or ferry.

The Official Daufuskie Ferry leaves daily from the docks at Broad Creek Marina, Hilton Head to Daufuskie Island. Be sure to check the daily ferry schedule for departure and return times. Whether you're just boating to Daufuskie for lunch, or making a memorable day trip of it, we'll make sure getting to and from Daufuskie Island a breeze!

The Island is home to heritage and native culture best explored through a narrated beautiful boat trip through the esturaries, and marshes aross the Calibouge Sound, or on a guided bus land tour. There are no traffic lights on this Island so it is like taking a step back in time. You've probably heard about our popular self-guided golf cart tour! This is a popular way to relax and explore the Island on your own! Enjoy a self-guided exploration through Daufuskie Island's historic district, beautiful isolated beaches, and its unique art galleries.

Getting Your Daufuskie Island Ferry Tickets

When you vacation in beautiful Hilton Head, you expect a certain degree of beautiful sights and fun adventures. Sometimes at the same time. Most everything here is on the water, or involves the seashores, which is why nature lovers often flock to this destination. With that said, there are dozens of things to do, see, and explore, and this article gives you the ins and outs of snagging Daufuskie Island Ferry tickets. As a rundown, you should know that we operate the Official Daufuskie Ferry (out of Broad Creek). There are lots of opportunities for island exploration and miles of marshlands and oceans to awe over.   Read More

Taking in a Daufuskie Day Trip on Your Vacation

Daufuskie Island is a 50-minute morning ferry ride via the Delta Lady from Broad Creek docks at 18 Simmons Road on Hilton Head Island. You should arrive at the Enjoy Daufuskie Reservation Window (at the marina) 30 minutes before your departure. Once on board, make yourself comfortable on the boat and feel free to peek over the railings for wow-worthy views of the sea and surrounding landscapes.  Read More