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Charleston Water Taxi

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Address: 24 Patriots Point Rd, Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-4377
Phone Number: +1 843-330-2989
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Don't miss the boat! Water Taxis make hourly trips across the harbor to...

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. $10 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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Great boat ride

Great ride to Fort Sumter. Person on board anounces what your seeing and all about the trip.Very nice boat ride.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Timely and convenient. A nice way to cross the harbor plus see the city from the water approach. You'll get a bit of touristy info from the captain.

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Saratoga Springs, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not in a super convenient location but it is near patriot point park. The taxi will take you across the river to Charlestown but NOT to the historic district right now as the pier there was damaged in the recent hurricane. It takes you to the aquarium and from there you access two free trolleys to the historic... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ride to Fort Sumter. Person on board anounces what your seeing and all about the trip.Very nice boat ride.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great punctual service, good value for money. Warm welcome from the crew and the added advantage of not having to worry about Peking downtown Charleston. During the trip you will be entertained by Captain Matt's favourite selection from his iPhone.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

You can get some great views of the city, river life and Patriots Point when using this water taxi. The taxi pilot and assistants were very helpful and knowledgeable about the city and its surroundings

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This water taxi worked out great for us to get to downtown Charleston. We were able to catch it from Patriots Point near our hotel. It arrived at a nice park in downtown Charleston. From there it was easy to walk around downtown and see all the historic buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We used this service twice and enjoyed it very much the staff was friendly and knowledgeable the ride was smooth with no problems and we had a very nice time on the boat

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Wonderful! What a wonderful way to go to downtown Charleston without having to worry about my car. Thank you so much!

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Thank Christel F
Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We took the water taxi as a lark to enjoy the water the last day we were there. It was a quick way to get to Charleston and the staff was friendly and great with the kids

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Madisonville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We took the water taxi to the aquarium and the taxi was the best part of the trip. It gave us a great chance to rest and enjoy the beauty, The Crew was nice, the boat was clean. Overall great experience. $10 per person for the entire day is well worth it.

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