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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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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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Favorite ride to Charleston

This is for when we make the day trip on a sunny, warm day. Such a cool way to sneak downtown from mount P.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheila F
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is for when we make the day trip on a sunny, warm day. Such a cool way to sneak downtown from mount P.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is a well-run and exemplary service run by a great guy who genuinely cares about his customer. Much more fun way to get to Charleston than a standard taxi or shuttle!

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Charleston, SC
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77 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Avoid the traffic-heavy drive from Charleston to Mount Pleasant and relax on a short cruise across the harbor. No hunting for a parking place; just disembark and walk to Waterfront Park, then catch another taxi over to the aquarium or Patriots Point. Dolphin sightings are an added bonus, and the mellow crew are always ready to answer questions.

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lawrence, ks
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75 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

After reading the last couple of reviews we were really feeling down as we had just spent a week in Myrtle Beach at a superior suite on the ocean for less money. We decided to suffer it out....what a pleasant surprise when we opened the door to our ground room floor! The room had all the amenities we want (a... More 

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New Hampshire
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

You can't go wrong for $10 for all day use of the water taxi. We saw a number of dolphins on our way around the harbor. We were picked up on time. Captain and crew were extremely pleasant gave some good suggestions to those on board.

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Burleson, TX
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We opted to stay in Mount Pleasant which is across the river from Charleston. The water taxis were the perfect way to get into the city and to the main attractions. Get the all day ticket. All trips had extremely friendly staff members.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

A big help as wife had to leave her car in mt pleasant due to 4 hour Ravenel bridge closure. Awesome

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Petersburg, Virginia
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

You can taxi to 4 different spots for a really great deal! You can shop at the market, nice trinkets and souvenirs. The Market is surrounded by awesome restaurants and businesses downtown. You can visit the great aquarium and tour the USS Yorktown then head on over to the Charleston Marina. We took advantage of this great service/boat ride.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Very convenient. The captain and first mate were friendly and knowledgeable. A great way to avoid the traffic in the Historical District of Charleston.

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Thank Hannah S
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Great way to get around and visit each side of the river! Affordable and fun to get out on the water!

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