• 18 Simmons Road, Hilton Head Island, SC
  • Reservations: 843-342-8687

Directions to the Daufuskie Ferry

Daily round-trip departures from Broad Creek Marina on Hilton Head to historic Daufuskie Island. We ask that you please arrive 30 minutes before the Ferry is scheduled to depart.

Directions from the Mainland to Broad Creek Marina

From the bridge, remain on US-278 E/William Hilton Parkway, and as you travel onto the island (approximately 1 ¾ miles), keep left to continue on the Cross Island Parkway.

Take the first exit (approximately 2 ½ miles) to Marshland Road. Turn left onto Marshland Road and travel almost 1 mile to Simmons Road. (You may also see a brown sign for Broad Creek Marina.)

Turn right onto Simmons Road. Take the immediate next right (approximately 100 yards) and follow the drive to the parking area. Please park in the center parking aisle as it is reserved for our Daufuskie visitors.

Directions from Coligny Circle to Broad Creek Marina

Follow Pope Avenue to the Sea Pines Circle, and at the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit to continue onto Palmetto Bay Road. Continue onto the Cross Island Parkway and go over the bridge.

Stay in the right lane and take the immediate exit for Marshland Road just after the toll. Turn right onto Marshland Road and travel almost 1 mile to Simmons Road. (You may also see a brown sign for Broad Creek Marina.)

Turn right onto Simmons Road. Take the immediate next right (approximately 100 yards) and follow the drive to the parking area. Please park in the center parking aisle as it is reserved for our Daufuskie visitors.

Upon Arrival to Ticket Office

Once in the parking area, head towards Broad Creek (the water and docks). The ticket office window is located in the yellow building located by the long wooden dock. If you booked online, remember to bring your confirmation email and ID in order to pick-up your tickets.


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The Bloody Point Lighthouse

The Bloody Point Lighthouse

Come learn the history of the Bloody Point Lighthouse, located at the southern tip of Daufuskie Island. It has a story rich in history and duty and all began in 1882 when the U.S. Government paid $425 for land for the Bloody Point Light. This included a front-range lighthouse and a rear range light tower. This lighthouse on Daufuskie Island was named for the Indian battles that took place there in the early 1700s. The light guided ships into the Savannah River Channel from 1883 to 1922.