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Charleston Water Taxi

Charleston Maritime Center/Aquarium, Waterfront Park/Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
+1 843-330-2989
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Best llttle boat ride in Charleston!

The Charleston Water Taxi was great way for us to get a different view of Charleston ~ from the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lewes, Delaware

Had a wonderful time and our first guide was amazing. He talked about all the attractions and... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago
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Don't miss the boat! The Water Taxi is the most fun and convenient way to see Charleston harbor. We run every hour between Waterfront Park/Historic district, Aquarium Wharf, Patriots Point and Charleston Harbor Resort with dolphin sightings in between. $12 All day Pass and kids 3 and under are FREE. 9Am til 8pm 7 days a week. Going Sightseeing in downtown Charleston- take the Water Taxi! Want a relaxing harbor cruise- take the Water Taxi! Going to see the USS Yorktown- take the Water Taxi! Want to see some Dolphins- take the Water Taxi! Voted Best cheapest sunset and dolphin cruise in Charleston! Come see for yourself. Boats leave daily.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Charleston Maritime Center/Aquarium, Waterfront Park/Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
+1 843-330-2989

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Charleston Water Taxi was great way for us to get a different view of Charleston ~ from the water. We hopped on the taxi at Waterfront Park (another beautiful attraction), and took the ride across the harbor to Patriot's Point (where the Yorktown is),...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a wonderful time and our first guide was amazing. He talked about all the attractions and stopped the boat for a brief moment in order to observe the dolphins. My kids were so excited, and it was the BEST part of our day! With...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We used the water taxi one day when it was very hot to see some of the popular spots in Charleston along the water. It was cool to see the bridge and the big military ship from the water. The taxi does travel slow and...More

Thank MaryClare P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our son for a ride around Charleston on Charleston a Water Taxi for his sixth birthday. We boarded at Waterfront Park and hit all four stops. The crew were super friendly and even offered to let the birthday boy drive the boat, he was...More

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Thank snutz69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used this service twice in a weekend. Staff is friendly and schedule is reliable. Prices are moderate.

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the taxi to ride around the harbor. We could have gotten off at sites like the aquarium or the Yorktown. We got there mid-morning and almost had the taxi to ourselves. It was nice just to ride around and see the harbor. I...More

Thank Pam-Mom2NickScottRob
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent way to get to places on the river or across the river. If you do the Harbor Tour though, you can be dropped off at the Yorktown to save taxi fare...we didn't know that.

Thank Sandysandals20104
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though I was not visiting Charleston, I actually live here, I had never used the Charleston water Taxi. My daughter in law and I decided to take the children and play tourist for the day. We got the all day pass and set off....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For $12 per person you have an all day water taxi service on a large pontoon boat. The ride across Charleston Bay is very nice especially if you are visiting the Yorktown Aircraft carrier and other naval ships.

Thank Wil B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel in Mt. Pleasant was about a 30 minute walk to the docks, so we decided to try taking the water taxi to downtown. It's a quick and easy ride to the downtown harbor -- be sure to check out the downtown harbor in...More

Thank SuperJDog
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Can I get a water taxie at Wiakah island to Charleston
27 April 2017|
Response from LaToshia W | Reviewed this property |
1. Aquarium Wharf/MaritimeCenter – 10 Wharfside St., Charleston SC 29401. Water Taxi’s depart every hour, half passed the hour (:30) starting at 9:30am. Departures are from the Maritime Center, a small marina conveniently... More
Is there a charge for parking for the water taxi at the Mount Pleasant Resort?
23 April 2017|
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Response from ChipDeaton | Property representative |
There is no charge for parking at resort in marina/pavilion parking area.
Deborah C
Will be taking the water taxi from Patriots Point. is there free parking available there?
25 March 2017|
Response from ChipDeaton | Property representative |
Park at Charleston harbor resort/marina to take water taxi. Free parking in pavilion/marina parking lot. $10 parking at patriots point.