Catching the ferry
Directions to the Daufuskie Island Ferry
The Daufuskie Island Ferry’s Embarkation Center operates from C.C. Haigh, Jr. Boat Landing located at 2 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926.
The Ferry’s Daufuskie Island Visitor Center is open everyday all year long except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years days. Located at Tanger 2 Outlet Hilton Head, 1414 Fording Island Road, Suite A-190, Bluffton, SC. This climate-controlled location allows visitors multiple food and beverage and entertainment options, public restrooms and retail offerings.
From Highway 95, take Exit 8 and follow the Highway 278 Connector to Highway 278. Follow signs to Hilton Head Island. Continue approximately 17 miles. You will pass the Tangiers Outlets on the right. After you pass thru the Moss Creek traffic light, the ferry’s Daufuskie Visitor Center will be on your right at 1536 Fording Island Road (Hwy 278), Suite 102. To go directly to the Embarkation Center at Buckingham Landing, stay in the right lane and continue 1/10 of a mile to the Fording Island Road Extension. It is a slight right just before the Fruit Stand and Service Station. The road ends at the Landing.