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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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Fun way to get around Charleston

Took the kids on the water taxi for a different experience. They enjoyed it. Wish it went to more places though.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Alisha R
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Took the kids on the water taxi for a different experience. They enjoyed it. Wish it went to more places though.

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Madison, Tennessee
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Friendly Staff, great way to see and find out what the city offers..The staff was very knowledgeable..and the ride was very nice affordable and relaxing.

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Atlanta, Georgia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful views of Charleston Harbor and easy access to Charleston from Mount Pleasant. Easy to access and a nice ride.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Want to avoid parking hassles? Driving round and round looking for a spot, only to find that it's NOT a legal parking spot? It's relatively inexpensive - $10 for a day pass. Most garages and lots cost $8.00. You usually see a lot of dolphins too. I hate to share this "gem," but it really is one of the best... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My family and I used this service for three straight days and thoroughly enjoyed the convenience. We would definitely travel this way again when we visit Charleston!

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Ohio
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17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

great way to travel from patriots point to maritime center. and very well priced. Even if you just ride it back and forth for the ride. For $10 for all day it is quite a bargain. And watch for the dolphins.

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Orpington
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222 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is a great service costing $10 for an all-day ticket. At peak times they put on extra boats. The only pity was that the night service was not operational when we were there as we would have used it to eat in Charleston in the evenings. However, the owners say it is not worth it because they get only... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Charleston Water Taxi is great for locals and tourists. The harbor views are breath taking for photo ops and it the water taxi does get you to prime downtown spots quickly. Boats were rotating constantly so you could hop on and off all day. Nice to just get out on the Harbor and ride too!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is the best way to get around to Charleston and beat the traffic and trying to find parking. Takes you from Patriots Point to three other destinations. Cost is only $10 for all day.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We decided to take the taxi over to Patriots Point to see the USS Yorktown and then back to Waterfront Park after lunch. Worked out great. It does require you to: 1) Understand their schedule and 2) Plan accordingly. Worked out great for us. While pricier than driving and paying the $5 parking at Patriots Point, it offered a fun... More 

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Additional Information about Charleston Water Taxi

Address: Address: 24 Patriots Point Rd, Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Mount Pleasant, SC 29401
Phone Number: +1 843-330-2989
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Mount Pleasant
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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