Island Overview

Daufuskie Island is a residential sea island located between Savannah, Georgia and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. It has a full-time population of around 430 people, and is home to a resort, a private residential community, and largely undeveloped residential property.


Daufuskie Island residents and home owners qualify to ride the Daufuskie Island public ferry at a discounted rate by obtaining a Palmetto Breeze ID card. In order to obtain an ID card, residents will need to have prior approval from Beaufort County. Please contact Monica Spells at Beaufort County at (843) 255-6055 for approval. Once you have been approved, please contact our office at (843) 757-5782 or via email at to schedule an appointment to receive your ID.

Palmetto Breeze

25 Benton Field Road

Bluffton, SC 29910

843-757-5782 – office

843-757-5783 – fax

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