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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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This is a great way to get back and forth from Mount Pleasant and downtown Charleston. They pick up right at the harbor in Mount Pleasant and drop off right at the harbor in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Star Lake, NY
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Star Lake, NY
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

This is a great way to get back and forth from Mount Pleasant and downtown Charleston. They pick up right at the harbor in Mount Pleasant and drop off right at the harbor in Charleston. Our trip allowed us to see lots of Dolphins! Very cool! The taxi workers certainly have their jobs down to a science. Their timing was... More 

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Leavenworth
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91 reviews 91 reviews
23 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This was a great way to travel via the harbor to various points. We took the ride to the Marina, waterfront park, the aquarium, and to Patriots Point. You pay one price and you can ride all day. This is not a tour, it is just transportation.

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Denver, Colorado
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24 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Bought the all day pass for $10.00 Took the taxi over to Patriots Point to tour the maritime museum and back over to the waterfront. Staff was great. Good way to spend a hour or so and get some great pictures. Saw a few dolphins along the way. Good family value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I stumbled upon this during our trip to Charleston. We were interested in touring the USS Yorktown and I wanted to visit the Gardens at Battery Park. We headed downtown and found this option to travel the Bay. Glad we chose to do this!! The staff onboard were extremely friendly and helpful in regards to our questions... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

My husband and I are vacationing in Charleston and purchased a Groupon for the Water Taxi and are so happy we did. We had an afternoon culinary tour of Charleston planned, so boarded the taxi at the Aquarium Wharf location where we were able to park the car for free the entire day. We disembarked at the Waterfront Park location... More 

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Grapevine, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We boarded the water taxi from the Waterfront and stayed on for full circle. The captain was pleasant and quick to answer any questions. We were fortunate to also see several dolphin during our trip. The captain slowed the boat so we could all enjoy them playing. It was a warm and sunny day. Just a wonderful day on the... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We were staying at Quality Inn & Suites Patriots Point where we rented bicycles. The taxi took us onboard with no problems. Didn’t charge us extra for the bikes either. On the way back it had capacity problems, so it had to go two times. The captain did everything he could to make us wait as little as possible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

We very much enjoyed the taxi, it's the best way to travel charleston. The captain and skipper were friendly and knowledgable.

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Stansbury Park, Utah
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had a great time using the water taxi! Took it from the waterfront to Patriots Point, and both my husband and I commented on how the boat ride alone was worth the cost! Beautiful ride on the water and even saw a few dolphin!

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Strongsville, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The water taxi offers on/off service all day. We used it to get to Patriot's Point. The taxi was on time and clean. They had clear plastic windows up in the back half of the boat to help cut the wind. We were there on a cold day! You'll want to be a few minutes early for this ride .... More 

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