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Charleston Water Taxi

Charleston Maritime Center/Aquarium, Waterfront Park/Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
+1 843-330-2989
Review Highlights
The best part of our day trip!

Came out with my sons and their wives with toddlers and honestly we just spent time riding the boat... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
De P
via mobile
Fast and fun

They got us to point a and point b faster than we can drive. Wonderful way to spend my anniversary... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Heather L
via mobile
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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 24 August 2016 via mobile

Came out with my sons and their wives with toddlers and honestly we just spent time riding the boat talking with Captain Mike. Had a blast! Even middle of the week it was a great time!

Thank De P
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

They got us to point a and point b faster than we can drive. Wonderful way to spend my anniversary with my husband other than being frustrated by driving and getting lost

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I used they water taxi as an expensive way to get my kids a boat ride and to see the area,.. Perfect for $10

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Thank majv0625
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The taxi is very slow. There weren't any seats remaining under canopy. Very hot with no wind on our leg from market to aquarium. Unfortunately we disembarked and found a festival ongoing and huge line to get in. Not wanting to wait nearly an hour...More

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1  Thank Tony G
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is a must to get over to Patriots Point. This is probably the easiest and cheapest way to get there.

Thank tfarmer
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We were staying at The Cottages by Patriot Point and the water taxi was ideal. No hassle getting into town. The ride was 15 min. in. Always prompt, courteous, pointing our dolphins in water and answered any questions concerning water or area info. Reasonable. Good...More

Thank Irenebythesea
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The taxi stops at two locations in Mt. Pleasant and two locations in Charleston (aquarium and Waterfront Park). It's a great alternative for those who don't want to drive downtown and struggle to find parking, but you need to plan your trip: it stops at...More

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Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 10 August 2016

For 10 bucks it's worth taking for a great view of the harbor.. You can ride more than once also ...

Thank Jfh M
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This was a fun way to get a different view of the city. I had hoped to see a few more dolphins or other types of marine life, but that's ok. They allow dogs which was important to me.

Thank Karin K
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Girlfriend and I live in Mt Pleasant and decided to ferry over to downtown for a 5 mile run along battery and colonial lake after church. Great trip across Harbor and saved the hassel of parking. Had lunch at Fleet Landing after, which is just...More

Thank hobbw
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
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.