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Charleston Water Taxi

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Address: 24 Patriots Point Rd, Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Mount Pleasant, SC 29401
Phone Number: +1 843-330-2989
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Description: 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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Well worth the money!

For $10 per person, per day, it’s a nice leisurely way to get around. Then there’s a free jitney that runs through the city; although that’s a little more complex to understand... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Lugoff, South Carolina
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Hickory, North Carolina
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Was a bit confusing on where to line up for Taxi as someone was selling tickets for other things. But, was fun to use as a sightseeing boat ride. We saw a good number of dolphins as well!

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Lugoff, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

For $10 per person, per day, it’s a nice leisurely way to get around. Then there’s a free jitney that runs through the city; although that’s a little more complex to understand the routing system. I hear a number of people complaining about the punctuality. Those who know nothing about the maritime industry don’t realize that everything is dependent upon... More 

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We stayed at the Charleston Marina and Harbor Resort and took the water taxi to visit Charleston via water way. It was very pleasant and convenient too. The water taxi runs every day from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. It took 15 min. to go from the Charleston Marina to the Water Front Park (downtown). On our way we saw... More 

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Telford Tn.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The guys that run the taxi are very polite and will help you in anyway they can. it is 10 all day and to keep from driving into Charleston this is the greatest way to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The harbour tours are excellent. So enjoyable and the tour guides make it so interesting with their knowledge of the area. If you love history, or beauty this is a don't miss opportunity.

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Summerville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Buy the $10 All-day pass! It's such a great way to explore some of downtown with visitors and even just to spend the day with little ones. My kids are 5 and 4. They love the water taxi! Parking by the restaurant "Fish House" on the Mt. Pleasant side is free.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Great way to go for an evening boat ride if you don't own a boat! The boat makes four stops, two on the Mount Pleasant side, and two on the Charleston side. You can get off at any of them, poke around for awhile, and then get back on if you buy the all-day pass. Our only complaint is that... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Great Service! We enjoyed not having to move the car or worry with downtown parking. The dolphins came right up to the boat on our ride from the dock to downtown.

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Cypress, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is well worth the money and they were very punctual on their times. We got to the pier 2 minutes late and they were pulling out. The were so kind they took us over in another boat. Very friendly!

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The Charleston Water Taxi is a great way to get around in Charleston for only $10 for an all day pass. We were staying at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, so we never had to move our car since the water taxi has a pick-up at the marina. There was plenty of room to sit each time we used... More 

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