Fishing Charters

InShore Fishing — View more information and book now at

Bayrunner Fishing ChartersAvailable year round, Bayrunner Fishing Charters offer something for everyone. Captain Miles Altman and his staff will make sure your day is unforgettable with your choice of three fishing boats to fit just what you’re looking for.

Bayrunner — This boat is 24ft and has a maximum capacity of 4 people. It has capability of fishing water as shallow as 12 inches and able to comfortably be taken on near-shore reefs.
Phantom — This boat is a 26 ft Pathfinder with a 300 hp Yamaha and has a maximum capacity of 4 people. It has the capability to cruise at 38 mph as well as to fish the reefs up to 30 miles offshore on 6-8 hour trips. 

Fin-Atic — This boat is 26 ft and has a maximum capacity of 12 people. It is primarily used for Hilton Head Island’s Calibogue Sound in hopes to find sharks and other species. It is great for families and groups due to its large size! 

Maverick Fishing Boat — Available year round for those looking to explore Hilton Head Island’s inland waterways. Captain Trent Malphrus, who is a rare native of Hilton Head Island, will show you a great time regardless of which boat option you choose. He will assist in making your day on the water an unforgettable experience with his broad knowledge of the island and wildlife that comes along with it.

Maverick — This boat is 18 ft and fits up to 3 people. It is great for inshore creeks and sounds. Due to its flat skiff, it can cruise through shallow water and offer guests a close up view of all of the amazing nature that Hilton Head has to offer!

Fish-On — This NEW boat is a 24 ft Pathfinder 2400 Tournament Edition and holds up to 4 people. You can catch endless amounts of fish including cobia, tarpon and so many more while fishing inshore or even out into deeper waters! Captain Trent Malphrus will make sure your day is a memory that will last forever! 

Mighty Mako Sport Fishing Adventures — Captain Dave Flemming will customize your day to make it everything you want and more. You can sit back, relax and enjoy the calm waters that Hilton Head Island has to offer.

Mighty Mako — This is the perfect boat for fishing inshore/nearshore due to its large square foot fishing space! It measures 25 ft and fits up to 5 people. The calm waters and comfortable surrounding make it the ideal choice for a rewarding and memorable outing on the water!

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Gullah Gal Sport Fishing — Let Captain Jeff do all the work during your day out on the water! Fishing on the Gullah Gal, Honey B and True Grits are ideal for families looking for a fun activity for all ages and to create fishing memories while on Hilton Head Island.  
Honey B – This Bertram with 740 hp measures 35 in feet and fits up to 7 people. It has capability to cruise 30 mph and conveniently holds a fully private bathroom to make guests experience as comfortable as possible.

Gullah Gal – This 35 ft boat is only available March-December and fits up to 6 people. Captain Jeff is ready to show you a fun time! *Only 5 hour trips are available to book online. 
True Grits – This beauty is 34 ft and holds up to 6 people. 

Black Skimmer Fishing Charters – Available year round.Captain Steve Ranney has had a long-time passion for fishing on Hilton Head Island and wants to teach you everything he knows! Black Skimmer offshore fishing charter is the ideal choice for anyone wanting to learn more about salt water fishing and make forever memories while on the island! 
Black Skimmer – This Black Fin measures 31 ft and fits up to 6 people. It includes a bathroom and shaded cockpit for your comfort along with twin Yanmar 275 turbo charged engines. You can count on a smooth and stable ride!

Party Fishing – View more information and book now at:

Captain Hook Party Fishing – Not only is this the largest and most comfortable boat on Hilton Head Island, it’s also the most fun! Our experienced crew makes this an unforgettable outing. The boat measures 70 ft in length, 21 ft wide and serves hot & cold food and drinks! For your convenience, there is also an enclosed cabin, shaded and seated fishing area, two restrooms and space for sun bathing on the upper deck. Your trip includes your rod and reel, bait and tackle, fish rags, fish cleaning, ice for your fish and our top-notch team is always there to help you along the way.

Offshore Fishing – Available March-November on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays5.5 hour offshore trip. *This is the most popular party fishing trip
Inshore Shark Fishing – Trips available for duration of 3 or 4 hours. There are endless amounts of fish you can find in these waters including black tip, dusky, Atlantic sharpnose and hammerhead sharks.

Inshore Shark Fishing with Fireworks Show – Available mid-June through mid-August on Tuesdays only. Here’s your chance for a front row spot to watch beautiful Fireworks! This is a 4.5 hour trip catching sharks then close out the night with an up-close view of the fireworks on the water!

Water Sports

2-Person Catamarans

BlueWater Adventure – This two-seater CraigCat is a very unique watercraft at Shelter Cove Marina. It has capability to reach speeds up to 30mph and you can drive it yourself! Professionally guided sightseeing and nature tours are available throughout the day and also offer special Harbourfest Fireworks tours during the summer. View more information and book now:

Boat Rentals

22 ft. Sea Fox Boat Rental – This 22 ft Sea Fox Bay Boat eats up to 6 guests and has a new 115 horsepower engine. You can cruise through Hilton Head Island’s waterways in style while fishing or sun bathing or just hanging out with friends and family. View more information and book now:

Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals

Outside Hilton head Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals – Explore Hilton Head’s waters in the seat of a comfortable one or two-person kayak or on a stand up paddleboard for a great workout. View more information and book now:

Boat Tours

Dolphin Tours – Take the whole family out and experience the #1 most popular dolphin cruise on Hilton Head Island! Bottlenose dolphins are very common in the salt marshes and inlets here on the island so you are sure to see them during your outing on the water. Our experienced team will teach you all about these beautiful creatures in a fun and enjoyable way which will leave you wanting more! Book now at

Sailing Charters – We can’t think of anything more relaxing than sailing calm, blue waters while taking in the stunning views that Hilton Head has to offer. We provide 3 different sailing charters to fit your specific needs: Special K (fits up to 6 people, available year round), Flying Circus (fits up to 6 people, available year round) and Pau Hana (fits up to 50 people, available March through October). View more information and book now at 

Pirate Tours – This is every child’s favorite activity! Join Captain Tanner and his pirate crew to set sail in hopes to find the key to the treasure chest! This adventure is full of water cannons, pirate battles, walking the plank and treasure! Available starting in May through the summer months. View more information and book now:

Nature Cruises – These cruises are perfect for those of all ages. There is nothing like the nature that Hilton Head has to offer and we want you to have a front row seat into the action! You will have a chance to see various wildlife such as egrets, herons, osprey, bald eagles, pelicans, bottlenose dolphins and maybe even sharks. We offer two cruises to fit your interests: Crabber J II Sport Crabbing (available April-September) and Outside Hilton Head Nature Cruises (available year round). View more information: call 866-661-3822 or visit

Fireworks Cruises – Want the best seat in the house? We have it right here for you! Our fireworks cruises are available during Shelter Cove Harbour’s signature summer event, Harbourfest, scheduled mid-June through mid-August on Tuesday nights. View more information: call 866-661-3822 or visit