Hilton Head Fireworks Cruises

Witness stunning fireworks glittering off the Low Country waters on our fireworks cruises in Hilton Head, SC. We'll take you to the perfect viewing point for an exciting evening of celebration.

Advance Booking Strongly Advised!

  • 2 Hour Firework Cruise
  • Every Tuesday night from June 22nd – August 17th
  • Safe and suitable for all ages.
  • Perfect viewing points.
  • See Hilton Head’s night lights
  • Avoid the traffic and chaos.

The Best Seat in The House

Think boat cruises are fun? Wait until you try them with fireworks! Join us every Tuesday night throughout the summer (from June 22nd to August 17th) as we enjoy Hilton Head fireworks in style!

Sheltercove’s Harbourfest marks the arrival of weekly fireworks every year, jam-packed with events from live music and food vendors to kids events and the main attraction – fireworks!

Undoubtedly the best seat in the house is on our Hilton Head fireworks cruises. We’ll sail out through Hilton Head Island’s inland waterways to the best, unobstructed view of the firework display. We’ll soak in the atmosphere before watching stunning fireworks glittering and reflecting off the water.

If you’re looking to plan a celebratory evening, this is the perfect idea. Why not crack open a drink too, while you sit back and enjoy? There’s truly no better way to witness Hilton head’s fireworks than on a boat tour!

Hilton Head Fireworks Cruises, Suitable for All Ages

Our Hilton Head fireworks cruises allow all ages to experience the fun. We can cater to groups and families of up to six people.

Safety and comfort are our number one priority, so whether you’re planning a party with your friends or a night out with your kids, we’ll make it happen.

More Than Just a Hilton Head Firework Cruise

Our Hilton Head fireworks cruises are planned to take you directly to the best viewing location for the show. But you’ll see so much more on route! Leaving around sunset, you’ll witness breathtaking, vibrant colors filling the skyline before the main event.

Hilton Head Wildlife

As we cruise through Hilton Head’s inland waterways, you’ll also see a variety of local wildlife. We regularly see Osprey, Herons, Egrets, Pelicans, Cormorants, Oystercatchers, Bald Eagles and other sea birds.

Spot Dolphins!

You might even see a bottlenose dolphin! These friendly mammals are known for leaping through the air, wowing our guests. Bottlenose dolphins swim near the shores of Hilton Head Island in the summer. They often come right up to the boat to say hi! If you’re lucky, they’ll visit us while we wait for the fireworks show. Federal laws prevent any feed or touching, but don’t forget to take a photo! Bottlenose dolphins are very social and live in groups of around 12. They communicate with noises like clicks, whistles and squeaks. As they’re mammals, they can’t breathe underwater, so they’re always hanging around near the surface

Hilton Head’s Glittering Harbours

Our Hilton Head firework cruises will also pass by harbors and mansions that offer wonderful glittering lights at night. Often overlooked, these lights are a great part of any late-night Hilton Head boat tour.

The Best Way to Watch Hilton Head Fireworks?

Hilton Head fireworks cruises are widely considered the best way to watch fireworks on Hilton Head Island. Without the chaos on land, you’ll avoid crazy parking prices, chaotic traffic and poor views. Instead, it’s just you and your group having fun!

4th of July Fireworks Cruises in Hilton Head

Our Hilton Head fireworks cruises on the 4th of July are the best place to celebrate! Every year, we take a lucky group out into the middle of the action. You’ll get a private viewing of the best firework display for the year! The island is known for being pure traffic madness on July 4th, but we’ll help you avoid it. Our limited spots for 4th of July fireworks cruises in Hilton Head go fast – so book in advance.

Birthday and Celebratory Parties

Fireworks are made for parties. Whether it’s to celebrate a birthday, graduation or new job, we’ll help make it a night to remember. With the opportunity to combine it with a Hilton Head booze cruise, you can celebrate in style!

Date Night Firework Cruises

Looking for an intimate date night unlike any other? Why not book a Hilton Head fireworks cruise for just the two of you. Out on the serenity of the water, you’ll get the perfect viewing spot of the show made just for you.

Harbourfest Information

Weekly Shelter Cove Fireworks

HarbourFest at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina on Hilton Head Island, S.C., is a local and tourist favorite. Every week throughout the summer, you can celebrate and enjoy a party atmosphere with live music, entertainment, arts and crafts, food, drink and Tuesday night fireworks! It’s almost like a 4th of July celebration every week! Perfect for kids, this is one not to miss. And of course, the best way to see the fireworks is on our Hilton Head fireworks cruises!

What Fireworks Might We See?

  • Cake Fireworks – These heavy-duty fireworks create aerial effects at a rapid pace. With hundreds of shots at once, we’ll probably see these as part of the show’s finale.
  • Kamuru – This rocket is the glitz and bang of any firework display as it explodes to leave sparkles shimmering to the ground. Yes please!
  • Spiders – We’ll almost certainly see these huge bursting fireworks! They let out screams and pops as they go.
  • Crossette – Crackling, crisscrossing beauties. They’ll erupt with whizzes and squeals.
  • Peony – Launched off a rocket, this is a classic. A round ball of falling stars with vibrant neon-like lights!

Fireworks Cruises in Hilton Head, South Carolina

If you’re interested in a celebratory boat tour in Hilton Head, SC, that is truly unforgettable, contact us today to book a fireworks cruise. Suitable for all ages, booking in advance is strongly recommended to ensure we can accommodate your group. If you’re looking for an exciting adventure other than our fireworks tours, check out some of our other packages: Hilton Head Dolphin Cruises, Hilton Head Sunset Cruises, Historic Savannah Cruises, Hilton Head Crabbing, Hilton Head Disappearing Island Tours, or if you’re looking to relax and let your hair down, we have custom tailored a Hilton Head Booze Cruises just for you!
Hilton Head Fireworks Cruises


    6 Person Maximum Per Boat

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    Starting June 22nd

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    GOOGLE REVIEWS from our Happy Guests

    Based on 74 reviews
    Shari Bensadoun
    Shari Bensadoun
    20:21 08 May 23
    It was an amazing experience with amazing captains!! We had the best time!
    m l
    m l
    17:35 08 May 23
    Highly recommend! We had a large crew so we rented two boats. The captains were very good at keeping our party together so we can ride together. They were professional, reliable and catered to our needs. We mapped out the trip in advance but made some on the boat changes and the captains were super easy going about it. All in all we had a great time.
    Madison Schmider
    Madison Schmider
    00:12 30 Apr 23
    Brody was such a great guide! We had such a great time and wish we could’ve gone out even longer!
    Dwane Ford
    Dwane Ford
    12:58 21 Apr 23
    This is a must do tour with captain Brody. He was terrific. Down to earth, friendly and very informative. We saw tons of dolphins and he went out of his way to accommodate our sightseeing wishes. His recommendations of restaurants, areas to visit were also top notch. Thanks again!
    nikki stepp
    nikki stepp
    21:42 22 Mar 23
    Captain Brody was awesome! Him and his shipmate were both very personable. We seen so many dolphins. This experience was top notch and something I would love to do again.
    Chelsea Sue Holmes
    Chelsea Sue Holmes
    22:49 09 Feb 23
    If you're googling dolphin tours and stumbled here, go to the website and BOOK NOW. Our tour didn't disappoint. Capt Brody is knowledgeable, friendly, and fun! The kids loved it, we loved it. Thank you so very much for helping us see the dolphins and making this day a memorable experience for our young family of six 🧡 all the way from Maine. Oldtown Dispensary was 10/10 good eats too, thanks for the rec.
    Joel Closs
    Joel Closs
    19:24 21 Dec 22
    Had a great time out on the water with Captain Greg and Captain Richard. Top notch, great guys, highly recommend! 👍
    00:31 19 Nov 22
    Had THE BEST time! Tours are personable and offer a great experience for any crowd. Boats, dolphins, and sunsets… you can’t go wrong!
    Amy Kim
    Amy Kim
    00:30 01 Nov 22
    This was beautiful sunset tours !
    Alissa Rhodes
    Alissa Rhodes
    21:19 15 Oct 22
    Captain Brody was absolutely amazing. He knew soo much not only about the wild life but also Hilton Head island. We saw so many dolphins including big Charlie who came up to the boat. Highly recommend you book this experience. Totally worth it!