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Charleston Water Taxi

Charleston Maritime Center, Charleston, SC 29401
843-330-2989
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Ranked #7 of 104 attractions in Charleston
Type: Ferries/ Boats
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Reston, Virginia
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599 reviews 599 reviews
278 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Friendly service, smooth ride, and you really can't beat $10 on and off all day! I just took it for a joyride because I missed one of the boat tours I wanted to go on, but this more than made up for it!

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

What can be better than a boat ride when the temperatures are up in the 90's? There are only three stops but the round trip takes about an hour and a day pass costs $10. The staff were really friendly and besides the ride we got to see the dolphins in the river. The taxi takes you from the maritime... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

We took the water taxi to Patriot's Point to view the ships.. Saw some dolphins on the return trip. Great experience.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Not my first Water Taxi ride... All departures and arrivals have been on time.. Great way to get to Charleston from Mt. P side without having to find parking downtown.. Views on the trips across have always been spectacular and it gives you that "on the water " fix...

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Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great way to see dolphins, beautiful view of the bridge, easy to get on and off, and it's only ten dollars for the whole day!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Don't waste your money on other expensive tours. We paid ten bucks each for an all day pass that took us to the aquarium and other landmarks. We even saw dolphins!

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Montrose, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The water taxi ran on time and were very friendly! Slowed down so we could watch the dolphins! It is a great and cheap way to get from Charleston to MT pleasant. Mary G

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Springdale, Arkansas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Pleasant and inexpensive way to get around the Charleston area. Seeing the dolphins was a bonus. I definitely recommend using the water taxi service.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Water taxi is an excellent way to get to Patriots Point. Since we stayed only few blocks from the Aquarium, pick-up location is unbeatable. 2 hours later we used the water taxi to get back to Waterfront park. Dolphin sighting made experience even more exciting!

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Birmingham
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The Taxi normally runs from the waterfront to Patriots Point and the Aquarium. Due to the high winds it was only running back and forth to Patriots Point. The cost is $6 per person for one-way or $10 for an all day pass.

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