The Daufuskie Island Ferry provides ferry transportation between
Hilton Head Island and Daufuskie Island.

Catch the Daufuskie Island Ferry at the Palmetto Bay Marina on Hilton Head Island
and at the Melrose Landing on Daufuskie Island.

Purchase Tickets

Complete the information form below to purchase your tickets.
For cargo and freight charges, click here.

Tickets may be also purchased by credit card upon boarding the ferry
or at the Palmetto Bay Marina (which is also a Palmetto Breeze outlet).


All tickets are ONE-WAY. Each ticket costs $17.50.
Tickets may be used at either departure location.
Be sure to order 2 tickets for a round trip.

First Name Last Name
Email Number of One-Way Tickets
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Cargo and Freight Charges

    There is no additional charge for cargo.
    Cargo is defined as personal items such as groceries, small household items, luggage, and sports equipment. Cargo ships on a first-come first-served basis. During peak travel times, cargo may be held at the embarkation until the next available ferry.

    Freight charges are as follows:

  • Unaccompanied small items – $25 shipping and handling.
  • Freight that requires a 4’ x 6’ trailer - $40.
  • Freight that requires a 4’ x 8’ trailer - $50
  • Large oversized items that do not fit on a trailer but can fit on the ferry - $50.

Barging companies available for transporting shipments too large for Daufuskie Island Ferry:

  • J & W Barge Service - 843-342-8687
  • Bull Island Barge – 843-321-0119

For more information, call 843-940-7704

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