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Mermaid Encounter Boat Tour

 Hilton Head, SC
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If you are looking for a fun Hilton Head kids activity then look no further! Join Pinky Plankton and Sailor Scruffy as they take you and your family on a journey through the waters around Hilton Head to find Mermaid Nina. Along the way you will see birds and other low country wildlife as you journey to find the Mermaid of Hilton Head. When you find her, she will swim right up to the boat and talk to everyone about the ocean, Hilton Head wildlife, and answer all of your mermaid questions! At the end of the tour, you will earn your O’fish’al Ocean Ambassador badge that you can take home with you. This is a must do if you are planning a family vacation full of fun, magic, and education. Book your tickets today!

Activity Highlights
  • Interact with a mermaid in the beautiful Hilton Head waters with this Mermaid Encounter Boat Tour
  • Based around the book 'The Mermaid of Hilton Head: The Mermaid’s Friend', written & illustrated by Mermaid Nina herself
  • See the wonderful sights on the waters & along the coast
  • Take your picture with a live mermaid
  • Become an ocean ambassador
  • Great for kids & families

Duration: 1 - 1.5 Hrs.

Safety Precautions

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

What's Included
  • Mermaid Encounter Boat Tour
  • Seed paper name tag that will grow wildflowers when planted
  • Ocean Ambassador badge
  • Temporary tattoo
  • Safety equipment
  • Life jackets
  • Captain
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Small cooler
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • ID
  • In an effort to provide the most accurate information regarding all COVID-19 measures, policies, restrictions, and requirements, please reach out to the provider prior to your activity/trip date.
  • All children ages 12 years old and under must wear a life jacket during the entire experience.
  • Glass items are strictly prohibited on the boat.
  • Tour requires a minimum of 6 guests to depart.
  • Service animals and pets are not permitted.
  • No smoking or alcohol permitted.
  • Tour maximum is 24 guests.
Additional information
  • If weather is deemed by the vendor as unfavorable for this activity, your reservation may be altered, modified, rescheduled, or refunded, at vendor discretion.
  • Tour is handicap accessible. Let the staff know at check-in that you may need assistance boarding the boat.
  • You may bring your own snacks and drinks in a small, personal cooler.
  • You will be traveling on a 34-foot Pontoon boat.
  • There are restrooms available on board boat.
  • There is free parking available on-site.
  • Gratuity is not included.

43 Jenkins Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926, USA

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Mermaid Encounter Boat Tour

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about 1 year ago
My granddaughter is 4 years old and obsessed with mermaids. This was their first time to Hilton Head visiting us and we didn't want to miss the opportunity...
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David H.
about 2 years ago
We've done several different tours throughout the course of several summers and this is by far my daughters favorite tour. The staff is extremely friendly,...
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Courtney V.
about 1 month ago
I took my 3 kids to this. My wife was supposed to go with us but was running a fever so she stayed back to avoid getting anyone sick just in case. We...
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