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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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Inexpensive and fun way to get around

The water taxi is a wonderful way to reach attractions on both sides of Charleston Harbor. For $12, you get a pass for a round trip across the harbor. The water taxi crosses back... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Glenn S
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Columbus, Ohio

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The water taxi is a wonderful way to reach attractions on both sides of Charleston Harbor. For $12, you get a pass for a round trip across the harbor. The water taxi crosses back and forth from Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant and the nearby marina and carries you across to Charleston, where it's a short walk to the heart... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose the water taxi to visit Patriots Point and was worth the money. the ride was comfortable, the captain was entertaining and ensured that we saw Dolphins.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a Water Taxi ride to get some views of the Charleston area from the water. Got a good view of Patriots Point and the Ravenel Bridge. Personnel were great!!! Gave Us info on 2 LightHouses that were close by. One of the stops was closed due to damage from Hurricane Matthew, but it was still worth the cost.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best way to get to Patriot Point. Boat is clean, captain and crew were friendly. Boat was right on time.

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Fort Worth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled by water taxi to attend the Yorktown and Vietnam museum across from Charleston. The boats were clean comfortable and safe. The crew was outstanding, engaging and answered all of our "touristy questions ". Departures and arrivals were on time. On one of the transits we saw at least 100 dolphins and the kids had a great time. So... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time being able to leave the driving to someone else. We were able to enjoy taking pictures of Fort Sumter and dolphins in the distance. The staff was very sweet she even took a picture of the group for us. You have to try this when in town.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great staff, arrived on time, affordable and a beautiful way to ride around Charleston and Isle of Palms

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wouldn't recommend being late for pickup but we got lost and were late and they came back to the wharf to get us.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun way to travel and not too expensive. Great fun if the dolphins join you. Not good if you are on a schedule. Friendly staff.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Called phone number and it announced service but failed to advise that it was not running on a beautiful October 19th afternoon. Handicapped lady had to walk all the way out the pier to see the sign that said "closed due to inclement weather" - BALONEY !!

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