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Charleston Water Taxi

Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Fun way to travel in Charleston area!

The Charleston Water Taxi has 4 landings- 2 on Charleston side and 2 on Mt. Pleasant side. Great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Karen T
via mobile
Fun taxi ride!

This was a fun way to kill some time with the kids, get a lay of the water in the area, and spot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“day pass”(82 reviews)
“patriots point”(128 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 5 days 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 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Charleston Water Taxi is very affordable and a great way to take a break from the heat while touring the city. The captain and his mate were very friendly and made the ride enjoyable.

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Thank Pioneer801875
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the water taxi from patriots point to harbor club. We saw a sea turtle! Both captains were great. Nice to chat with them and the other passengers. Nice view of Charleston from the Harbor.

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Thank Ranj P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Grandchildren love it. We see dolphins on every trip and even tho they are on a schedule the captains seem to take there time getting across so the kids and adults can take in the sights and the cool breeze.

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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.