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Charleston Water Taxi

24 Patriots Point Rd, Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-4377
+1 843-330-2989
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Excellent way to get around!

Our family stayed in Mt Pleasant and used the water taxi to cross the harbor so we didn’t have to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy S
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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THE WAY TO GO!

We were trying to make it to a boat tour which was scheduled to pull out at 11:30 a.m. The Water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda M
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Jellico
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Don't miss the boat! Water Taxis make hourly trips across the harbor to downtown Charleston starting at 9am. Leave the car in Mt Pleasant at the Charleston Harbor Resort at Patriots Point and avoid the parking hassle. $12 all day pass allows you to come and go when you please. Water Taxis land at Waterfront Park/Market St. and the Charleston Maritime Center next to the Aquarium Wharf. The water taxis make a scenic 4 mile loop around Charleston Harbor checking out dolphins on the way. Great for kids and grown-ups who just want to get on the water.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“patriots point” (51 reviews)
“nice ride” (7 reviews)
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24 Patriots Point Rd, Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-4377
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family stayed in Mt Pleasant and used the water taxi to cross the harbor so we didn’t have to worry about parking in downtown Charleston. Water taxi was on time and fun to ride. Even saw some dolphins in the area. Staff were professional...More

Thank Wendy S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were trying to make it to a boat tour which was scheduled to pull out at 11:30 a.m. The Water Taxi picked us up at 11:00 a.m. It generally takes the taxi about 30 minutes to get across the harbor, but the captain made...More

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used the Taxi for our trip to Patriots Point. It is convenient to the free bus stop, is a comfortable craft, and the crews are informative and fun. Bought tickets at the Visitor Center.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was recently staying at the Charleston Harbor Resort. One of the bridges headed back into town was closed, so the other bridge was log-jammed. The hotel staff suggested taking the water taxi into town, then grabbing a taxi/uber. It worked. Made great time to...More

Thank Gregsky
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We used the water taxi several times to go between our hotel in Mount Pleasant and Downtown Charleston. It was great, fantastic views during the trip and convenient times to board. Would highly recommend.

Thank KNM1983
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Took the taxi over from harbor hotel and was amazed by the Dolphins and friendly staff. This is definitely the way to visit the city.. No traffic or fighting for a parking spot

1  Thank Thurston R
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Easiest and fastest way of floating to downtown. You can bring a bicycle on board for no extra charge. Leaves on time. Great views and conversations. Unique transportation for foot passengers trying not to rent a cab from Patriots Point.

Thank craig c
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We're locals and I'd always wondered about the Water Taxi and whether it was worth recommending to people from out of town. It absolutely is! Getting the water view is a great way to see the Holy City. The water taxi is frequent, easygoing and...More

Thank CarolinaPhotosmith
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Had strong intention to take a ride on the Water Taxi but had to pass this one up. Will be on the agenda for next trip here. Looks very scenic and appears to be a smooth ride from the water conditions when viewed from the...More

Thank Khadejah627
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Best way to get around to see Charleston!! I saw tons of dolphins so close to me! The workers were so friendly, will ride this everytime I'm here!! It is a very relaxing, family fun, nice, great experience.

1  Thank graciereed001
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Amanda Y
21 March 2018|
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Amanda Y
21 March 2018|
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Response from BrookeB707 | Reviewed this property |
yes about 15 mins depending on how many stops, and people. Is also weather dependent as well...
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24 February 2017|
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