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Charleston Water Taxi

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Address: Charleston Maritime Center, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: 843-330-2989
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Description: 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(11pm Friday and Saturday) 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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The way to see the city from the river

Effective, efficient service at a reasonable price...$10 for an all-day ticket to visit carrier Yorktown, Charleston marina...etc Excellent

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Effective, efficient service at a reasonable price...$10 for an all-day ticket to visit carrier Yorktown, Charleston marina...etc Excellent

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Lexington, NC
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

We bought a pass for the entire day and it was most definitely worth it! We road back and forth from the battleship to the water front park and it was pleasant. We enjoyed being on the water and seeing the dolphins along the way. The staff were knowledgeable and friendly.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Water taxi drivers were very nice, gave great advice and made sure we saw dolphins during the ride. Good price since we stayed across in Mr Pleasant. My son was disappointed we did not ride it more.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This was a much better choice then driving to our destination. The boat captain and boat mate each time was nice and willing to try and answer questions you might have. The ride was so nice and we saw lots of dolphin. The captain pointed them out to us the first time or we might not have spotted them. He... More 

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195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

we rode the water taxi after reading reviews on trip advisor. What a bargain. Ten dollars a person, the two crew guys were so friendly and nice, they told us all about Charleston, we rode the loop, there were four stops, just to see all of the harbor, tons of Dolphins, so glad we rode. It comes to waterfront park... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Stayed at a hotel near Patriots point in Charleston that was much less expensive than staying downtown. The water taxi goes across the harbour stopping first at the historic area, then the aquarium, back to patriots point and finishing the loop at the yacht club. For $10 each you can ride the ferry all day. Staff were extremely friendly and... More 

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South River, NJ
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We did the all day pass for $10 each. It was a sunny, breezy, chilly March morning when we boarded. We decided to take the entire tour first then decide where to get off for sight seeing on the 2nd round. Even though the water was a bit choppy, we really enjoyed being out on the water. The taxi is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Efficient way to get around. Loved the crew's stories. They went out of their way to make little journeys special.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We enjoyed the Charleston Water Taxi. We stayed across the harbor from Charleston. We didn't have to worry about parking in the downtown area when we used the water taxi.

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Higganum, Connecticut
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Quick, smooth ride with a great view of the River the whole way. Not cheap, but some people took the ride all the way around just for the enjoyment of being on the water.

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