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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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First use of water taxi

We a local residents that used the water taxi for an event downtown. Super convenient from Mt. Pleasant to the aquarium. Our 2 year old loved looking at the boats. Captain Matt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Mike B

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We a local residents that used the water taxi for an event downtown. Super convenient from Mt. Pleasant to the aquarium. Our 2 year old loved looking at the boats. Captain Matt was excellent!

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Mount Hope, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an affordable and convenient way to get around historical Charleston, and I would recommend it just for the experience alone. If you're lucky you can see dolphins in the water as you cruise from stop to stop. We stayed outside of the city centre and drove in, there is free parking at Patriots Point and then you can... More 

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Franklinton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to get around Charleston!!! Very reasonably priced... Would most definitely do this again.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an easy way for us to get from the waterfront park to the aquarium, and we also got to check out Patriot's Point briefly. Plus, it gave us plenty of time to take in the gorgeous view of the Cooper River and the Atlantic. We also got to see dolphins up close, which was definitely a highlight of... More 

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Holtsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Used it to go to PAtriots point .Left from the aquirium area and was able to take ot back right near down town

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Paisley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Boot was right on schedule. Nice views and frankly an experience by itself ( you can see Pelicans & dolphins on the way if your lucky)

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Stoke On Trent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very convenient and affordable way to see the Charleston harbour area, see dolphins (we did!) and to get to Patriot's Point. Well Done! Would definitely use again.

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Kingston, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used the water taxis to get from Waterfront Park to Patriots Point. This was far better than driving. Nice breeze blowing and great views of the harbor. When we were finished touring there was another boat right on schedule.

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Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great way to spend an hour. After arriving back at the start of the Fort Sumter tour, we took the water taxi to the Charleston Waterfront Park. Along the way the taxi made several stops including Patriot Point where we got a close up view of the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier. The captain, Matt, and his first... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The water taxi trip to Yorktown was great! The driver stopped to point out Dolphins that came very close to the taxi. We were able to take pictures. A great experience!

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