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Address: Charleston Maritime Center/Aquarium, Waterfront Park/Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: +1 843-330-2989
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Don't miss the boat! The Water Taxi is the most fun and convenient way to...

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. $10 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.

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Good service, on time, great views. We were on the last evening crossing before Hurricane Matthew arrived, we took some fantastic photos of the sunset.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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Cumbria, United Kingdom

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Good service, on time, great views. We were on the last evening crossing before Hurricane Matthew arrived, we took some fantastic photos of the sunset.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Much easier than driving and easy access . Clean, tidy and on time. Friendly staff and plenty of room for groups.

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Bernville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This was our second trip to Charleston area and we used the water taxi both times. I would have given it five stars if it wasn't for the first captain during this trip. It is a great way to get across the Cooper river and not have to drive in Charleston. I will say our first experience was better than... More 

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Corona, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This was a great way to get from our hotel area to the historic downtown Charleston. Our captain made the ride enjoyable with conversation and music. Only reason I gave 4 stars is the time to circle at all the stops. Can get lengthy. Also pay close attention to schedule so you don't miss last taxi. Someone on our return... More 

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Red Bud, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Both crews we had were very professional and helpful. The taxi ran on time was clean and safe. They provided helpful knowledge ofthe area.

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Vienna, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Easier and cheaper than parking. Also good free bus services in town. Fun and enjoyable nice view/tour of the harbor.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This made getting to attractions so easy and riding on the boat was fun for our family. Affordable too! Definitely suggest this as a way to get around the city.

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Bow, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Traveled to Patriot Point and back. The crew and captain were great. Very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. The ride was a bit of relaxation after much walking. Boat was comfortable and on time. $10 all day pass is a bargain!

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Mayfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Took this to visit USS Yorktown & Vietnam Experience: The captain was terrific - Matthew and his helper was Caroline. Both love their work and have fun at it! Enjoyable ride and maybe you will see some porpoises on your way! If not, it is a great view of the Ravenel Bridge and surrounding area on the river.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

What can you say? They pick you up, they drop you off. For the day we rode the water taxi it was on time at each stop, it floated and the crew was friendly and willing to answer any questions we had. Was only $10 for the entire day so good enough for a top rating.

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