the Daufuskie

Welcome to Freeport Marina & Daufuskie Island, SC

Located on the picturesque Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, Freeport Marina is your entry point to an unforgettable experience.

Sandwiched between Hilton Head Island and Savannah, Georgia, Daufuskie offers a serene escape with no bridges, only accessible by water. It's a place where every visit is an opportunity to create your own "Daufuskie Day."

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What We Offer:

Daily & Overnight Docking:
Welcome, boaters! Whether you're passing by or staying a while, our docks are ready.

Golf Cart Rentals: Explore the island at your own pace with our four or six-seater golf carts.

Amenities Galore: Enjoy local cuisine at the Old Daufuskie Crab Company, shop at the Freeport General Store, let the kids play at our playground, or relax in one of our cozy cabins.
Experience Daufuskie:
Daufuskie Island is more than a destination; it's an experience steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty. From waterfront dining to historical landmarks and natural escapes, every moment here invites exploration and discovery.
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Set Sail to Daufuskie Island

Discover Daufuskie Island with our ferry service, departing from Broad Creek Marina on Hilton Head Island, courtesy of Island Head. This voyage offers more than just a ride—it's your entry to an unforgettable island escape.


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Check out our Ferry Schedule below and start planning your journey to Daufuskie Island. Let Freeport Marina be the beginning of your adventure.
‍Summer Ferry Schedule (May 1st – August 31st)

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
Ferry Departs Hilton Head:
9:00 AM 11:00 AM 4:15 PM
Departing Daufuskie:
10:00 AM 3:15 PM 5:15 PM

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Ferry Departs Hilton Head:
9:00 AM 11:00 AM 1:00pm 4:15 PM
Departing Daufuskie:
10:00 AM 3:15 PM 5:15 PM 7:15pm

Why Take the Ferry?

Unique Destination: Explore Daufuskie's pristine nature and rich history.
Seamless Transition: From the vibrant Hilton Head to the tranquil Daufuskie Island.
Memorable Experience: A journey that promises beauty, relaxation, and adventure.

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Barge Fee:
$4.00 per square foot
Daily Docking Fee:
$10.00 per private vessel
Overnight Docking Fee:
$5 per 1 foot of vessel, per night
Bike Access Fee:
$20.00 per bike
3rd Party Golf Cart Fee:

$20.00 per booking group (only applies to passengers taking the Island Head Ferry)
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Take a Step Back in Time to a Simpler, Better Kind of Time.

There's a saying that goes something like, "if you're lucky enough to be on Daufuskie Island... that means you're lucky, enough!"

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Book your family's ferry tickets, brand new golf carts for 2024, and even purchase lunch tickets, all with a few clicks!

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Boho Bungalow

2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath

King Beds
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Crabby Cabin

2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath

$ 160.00 USD
King Beds
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Colorful Cottages of Daufuskie Island

Now available to book on Airbnb!

Daufuskie Island Barge

The Barge operates based on the High and Low Tides. We load up at Low Tide, and depart as the tide rises enough for the Barge to float.

Due to the ever changing Tides, the actual departure and arrival times may vary. Please give us a call if you have any additional questions or concerns at 843.290.9336 today.

Broad Creek Marina
18 Simmons Road
HHI, SC 29926

Daufuskie Island is the Paradise that Awaits

Contact us if you have any questions about your upcoming Daufuskie Difference Experience!

Food & Beverage

Don't miss out on the famous Scrap Iron cocktail and Daufuskie Deviled Crab!

Freeport Marina

The unofficial, Official Gateway to All Things Related to Daufuskie Island

Guided Bus Tour

Daufuskie's guided bus tours. A journey through history and nature awaits.

The Bloody Point Lighthouse

Be sure to ask about taking home some Bloody Point Bloody Mary Mix!

What Our Guests Say

Daufuskie Island is truly a magical place to visit. But, don't just take our word for it! Here's what folks are saying about us online.

"Great place to have fun in the sun"

"An inexpensive luxury!"

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