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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
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+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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Western wanted to get out and see the harbor. The $10 per person charge was cheep enough so why not go. First we went over to the Marina and had lunch, then back to Charleston... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Vinton, Virginia
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Vinton, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Western wanted to get out and see the harbor. The $10 per person charge was cheep enough so why not go. First we went over to the Marina and had lunch, then back to Charleston. Then made the last trip of the day for a sunset cruse. Great views, fun little ride. An hour and $10 well spent

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice , friendly people on the water taxi. If you were cold they had a blanket for you. We saw dolphins up close and they waited so we could watch and get some picture. This is also a great way to get around from mount pleasant to charleston.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We cruised this past Saturday for a day trip downtown. $10 for both ways and it was so fun!! We got to walk the docks at Charleston harbor marina and resort, then just on the water taxi, see dolphins, have lunch downtown and walk around and cruise back to the Reel Bar! Loved our captain Matt; super funny conversations when... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We've done this a handful of time from Mount Pleasant. We've almost always seen dolphins on the way over. It drops you off right downtown and is cheap ($6?)

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

For only $10 you can take this taxi round trip to and from Patriots Point and Downtown Charleston. It is a very scenic boat ride and usually on time. Parking is free (for now) at Patriots Point but parking in Downtown Charleston can be expensive and difficult. So the $10 to take the taxi is worth it. It will drop... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

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 10 November 2016

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 9 November 2016

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 30 October 2016 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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