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Address: Charleston Maritime Center/Aquarium, Waterfront Park/Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: +1 843-330-2989
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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 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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Great customer service by Scott, as he returned a phone call to advise us where we could get shelter as a storm was approaching! Then we ended up a private boat ride back to... read more

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great customer service by Scott, as he returned a phone call to advise us where we could get shelter as a storm was approaching! Then we ended up a private boat ride back to Charleston, complete with dolphins!

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Buckingham, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the water taxi to go out and see the USS Yorktown. It also stops at the Aquarium, the Waterfront park and a marina. For $10 you can use it all day. It runs on the hour. It is also a great way to see the harbor from the water, even saw some dolphins. The captain was very friendly.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took this approximately 2 hour boat ride around the harbor and past Fort Sumter. The information shared was interesting and plentiful. We got to see dolphins swimming and nice views of Charleston and the Ravenel Bridge. There are options to sit on the deck or indoors in the A/C. The crew was friendly and efficient. A pleasant morning spent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the Water Taxi to all 4 points as a leisurely boat ride. The captain of the boat was very friendly making conversation with some of the passengers. We were able to sit back and enjoy the ride while seeing the sights.

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Franklin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The price if great for the boat ride you get. They give you a tour and provide lots of information of the history of Charleston. It is truly worth it

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We used the taxi to visit Patriot Point. It was convenient, reasonable, and we saw dolphins! It takes you to 4 different stops for the all day price of $10.

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Howell, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I purchased the all day pass figuring we'd spend the day going back and forth and enjoying it a much as possible but the weather had other plans and it started raining by noon and continued throughout the day. The ferry was still on time and continued to run with only one delay during lightning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the water taxi! A relaxing way to get to four different attractions on the waterfront area. I took it from the waterfront park to the aircraft carrier Yorktown and back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Charleston Harbor Resort and took the Water Taxi over to the downtown area daily. All captains and first mates were knowledgeable and friendly. We enjoyed seeing dolphins on more than one occasion, large ships, small boats, and the coastline. I dare say this was better than the harbor cruise we took, and it was way less... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used for YMCA summer camp multiple times this summer. Kids have a blast and the crew are awesome and accomodating. Recommended for any groups looking for a fun day in Charleston.

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