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Charleston Water Taxi

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“patriots point”(129 reviews)
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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...more
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All reviews day pass patriots point uss yorktown waterfront park nice ride saw dolphins mode of transportation maritime center friendly crew aircraft carrier dolphins swimming water front boat ride different perspective ravenel bridge great trip harbor tour
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Reviewed today

Great ride..staff terrific...easy way to get around....easy access on and off...nice boat ride..punctual...

Thank Robert B
Reviewed yesterday

Got up close to the U.S.S. Yorktown and saw dolphins so it was a success for my family. They also had bottled water available.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fun trip to market street but a little longer walk than we thought.We were the last trip of the day and our captain took time to point out different places to us.

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Water Taxi is a fun way to get to many of sites around the area. But it also was our one shot at seeing dolphins in the wild. And boy did we ever! We saw them during 3 of our 4 legs of the...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to see dolphins and our boat captain for the first part of the day was great. He explained a lot of information. It was sad that the waterfront area was closed so they didn't even go over there.

Thank MLS-21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to cross the harbor! Take your own water, as they charge over $ 2 for a bottle. Easy to get to and reasonable price for all day fee.

Thank hapsgal560
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Charleston Water Taxi has 4 landings- 2 on Charleston side and 2 on Mt. Pleasant side. Great way to get to Patriots Point to tour the sites there if you are staying in Charleston. You may get to see some dolphins along the way...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed September 8, 2018

This was a fun way to kill some time with the kids, get a lay of the water in the area, and spot dolphins! The kids LOVED seeing dolphins in their natural element! The captain was very informative and nice. You can see old submarines...More

Thank Navigator796367
Reviewed September 4, 2018

The water taxi is an easy way to get to the aquarium or to the other side of the river to patriots point . The fee is $12 ($10 with a coupon found in the tourist brochures ) to ride all day it sure beats...More

Thank John P
Reviewed September 4, 2018

took out of town friends for taxi ride to downtown from Mount Pleasant - on time, courteous and friendly!

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Darlene W
August 23, 2018|
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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
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FitnessProLiane
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
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Latelyk
July 18, 2017|
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Response from ChipDeaton | Property representative |
Yes. Friendly dogs allowed.
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