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Charleston Water Taxi

Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Charleston Water Taxi
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“day pass”(82 reviews)
“patriots point”(129 reviews)
“uss yorktown”(49 reviews)
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...more
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Charleston, SC
+1 843-330-2989
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Water Taxi is a fun way to get to many of sites around the area. But it also was our one shot at seeing dolphins in the wild. And boy did we ever! We saw them during 3 of our 4 legs of the...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to see dolphins and our boat captain for the first part of the day was great. He explained a lot of information. It was sad that the waterfront area was closed so they didn't even go over there.

Thank MLS-21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to cross the harbor! Take your own water, as they charge over $ 2 for a bottle. Easy to get to and reasonable price for all day fee.

Thank hapsgal560
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Charleston Water Taxi has 4 landings- 2 on Charleston side and 2 on Mt. Pleasant side. Great way to get to Patriots Point to tour the sites there if you are staying in Charleston. You may get to see some dolphins along the way...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed September 8, 2018

This was a fun way to kill some time with the kids, get a lay of the water in the area, and spot dolphins! The kids LOVED seeing dolphins in their natural element! The captain was very informative and nice. You can see old submarines...More

Thank Navigator796367
Reviewed September 4, 2018

The water taxi is an easy way to get to the aquarium or to the other side of the river to patriots point . The fee is $12 ($10 with a coupon found in the tourist brochures ) to ride all day it sure beats...More

Thank John P
Reviewed September 4, 2018

took out of town friends for taxi ride to downtown from Mount Pleasant - on time, courteous and friendly!

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Thank sgagel
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The water taxi was fun and relaxing.It gave you a different perspective of how to l see Charleston through another mode of transportation.The music on the boat was fun and upbeat.The captain and his helper were very helpful and informative. I am glad this type...More

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Thank Donna L
Reviewed August 27, 2018

For $12 pp, all day, you can boat across the harbour and back. it's much cheaper than taking a cab or uber, although you need to a lot the time for it since it makes a few stops. The captain was friendly and the boat...More

Thank Dee_in_Oakville
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Water taxi makes big loop in harbor. On time, clean, makes for a pleasant way to get around rather than drive. Makes 4 stops, can get on and off or stay on for entire loop which takes about 1 hr including stops.

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Darlene W
August 23, 2018|
Response from Lavista7615 | Reviewed this property |
this is not a tour - it was a taxi service to and from different parts of the city. To be honest I did not see anyone access it that was handicap - I think you will have to contact them directly and inquire. Sorry I was no... More
July 31, 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
July 18, 2017|
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Response from ChipDeaton | Property representative |
Yes. Friendly dogs allowed.