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Charleston Water Taxi

Charleston Maritime Center/Aquarium, Waterfront Park/Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
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Fun way to get around!

We stayed in Mount Pleasant, no need to drive into Charleston, take the water taxi! Reasonable... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Jeffrey R
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Asheville, North Carolina
Convenient and great staff!

Used the taxi to get from downtown to Mt. Pleasant waterfront. Great ride, good price. Would... read more

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Reviewed 24 May 2017
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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.
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  • Poor1%
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Charleston Maritime Center/Aquarium, Waterfront Park/Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We stayed in Mount Pleasant, no need to drive into Charleston, take the water taxi! Reasonable price, $12 per all day ticket. It is a pleasant way to cross The bay. Took 15 minutes to cross. They have 4 stops, Charleston pier, by the aquarium...More

Thank Jeffrey R
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Used the taxi to get from downtown to Mt. Pleasant waterfront. Great ride, good price. Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Charleston Water Taxi is a great way to get to from the Maritime Center (downtown Charleston) to Patriot's Point in Mount Pleasant. We parked downtown and took the water taxi to the Yorktown. We were there almost all day and had a delightful water...More

Thank Jennifer H
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

We attended Charleston Race Week and live on the Peninsula. We had never used the Water Taxi service despite living in the area for over 2 years. We were able to walk to the Waterfront pick up site and taxi to the Charleston Harbor Marina...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

I took this tour while visiting Charleston with my wife to celebrate her birthday and our anniversary. It is an excellent and inexpensive way to view the Charleston Harbor and get some insight into the history of Charleston, S.C. Be sure to purchase your tickets...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Whether you live in Charleston, or visiting the Holy City, a ride on the Charleston Water Taxi is an absolute "must". A one price ticket allows you to hop on and off as often as you like as you take in the sights of the...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Friendly crew helped us back from Patriots Point. Be patient, they are pretty good with their schedule. NIce people.

Thank Hess02025
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

The people running the taxi were very friendly and had lots of local tidbits to share. We took it to all the stops as we had an hour to kill before our next event, and needed a little sun and rest. totally worth it....

Thank SammyHam
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

12 bucks gets you an all day pass. Comfortable ride. Went to Patriots Point and spent several hours there. The taxi stops hourly so there is no rush to get where you're going.

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Reviewed 19 May 2017

My wife and I relied on the water taxi to transport us across the harbor, from our hotel into downtown Charleston. The staff were very kind and made our stay even better with great conversation and great tips for things to do. We will definitely...More

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FitnessProLiane
31 July 2017|
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Response from bridget602 | Reviewed this property |
I would think so, but I'm not sure if there are rules pertaining to it. It was not crowded when we were riding
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Latelyk
19 July 2017|
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Yes. Friendly dogs allowed.
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Melissa L
26 June 2017|
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