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About Charleston Water Taxi
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. $12 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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Charleston, SC, USA
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed on patriots point and the water taxi us wonderful way to “gototown”. You see the harbor, dolphins, birds and just relax. It’s a great deal!! You get off at the landing where that big fountain is and those cool big swings where you can...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sw4311
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took this over to Patriots Point from Waterfront Park great people drive and land pontoon. Actually took the pontoon on a extra loop (you can ride all day if you wish).

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joeh3_6182
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best deal for tourists in Charleston. It runs back and forth from Patriots Point to the Charleston landing. For six bucks a person you get a 45 minute ride around the harbor. The views of the city and of the USS Yorktown...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Svensota
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Came for the weekend to catch up w a friend & we decided to take advantage of the touristy things we never did when we lived there! We took the water taxi from the Downtown pier to Charleston Harbor & Marina.... it was cold but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank achalker21
Reviewed January 8, 2019

We come to Charleston every month since we have a home here and never took advantage of the water taxi. Last October we decided to buy an all day pass and took the water taxi at the Maritime Center across the river to Charleston Harbor...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Euge F
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We used this service in order to get to the U.S.S. Yorktown for the fireworks display over Fourth of July. It was a great, inexpensive ride and took us back to the other side even though their hours were supposed to have ended. The ride...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brooke C
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great way to get from Patriots Point to downtown and not have to worry about the traffic or parking.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Trish H
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Asked for water taxi information at the visitors center. They provided a brochure and additional information. Early the next day I walked 1+ miles to get on the taxi only to find a sign taped over the taxi sign at the dock telling me they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gary t
Reviewed November 4, 2018

On time, efficient, and a great way to alleviate driving downtown having not to deal with the terrible parking issue in Charleston. However, parking for the water taxi is very expensive, as we could not park at the Patriots Point, and had to go to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank James M
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

I've taken the water taxi several times from the resort at Mt. Pleasant to Charleston. It is a great way to see the city by foot without worrying about parking downtown. The taxi is 12.00 for a ticket that allows you to ride all day....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Darlene W
August 23, 2018|
Response from Lavista7615 | Reviewed this property |
this is not a tour - it was a taxi service to and from different parts of the city. To be honest I did not see anyone access it that was handicap - I think you will have to contact them directly and inquire. Sorry I was no... More
July 31, 2017|
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Response from bridget602 | Reviewed this property |
I would think so, but I'm not sure if there are rules pertaining to it. It was not crowded when we were riding
July 18, 2017|
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Response from ChipDeaton | Property representative |
Yes. Friendly dogs allowed.