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Charleston Water Taxi

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Great ride across water to downtown Charleston.

Nice relaxing ride across the half nautical mile to get from Harborside to downtown Charleston... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peoria, Arizona
Fun and a very good way to see the inner bay.

We really enjoyed this overview of the bay, and the one-armed skipper was very nice and spent much... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Ted K
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“patriots point”(52 reviews)
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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. $12 all day pass allows you to...more
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24 Patriots Point Rd, Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-4377
+1 843-330-2989
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The water taxi is a good deal. You can also use if for just one way and it allows bicycles. However on of the four pickup locations is currently closed. It is not mentioned (as of our trip) on the website nor their automated phone...More

Thank Aimee R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice relaxing ride across the half nautical mile to get from Harborside to downtown Charleston. The water was smooth, not choppy.

Thank anninaz2017
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We really enjoyed this overview of the bay, and the one-armed skipper was very nice and spent much time giving us all the answers to our questions.

Thank Ted K
Reviewed August 30, 2018

The taxi was located right at the end of the pier adjacent to the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina. It offered hourly service from our hotel to downtown. Very convenient way to get some pain points in the city.

Thank Laurie N
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This is the best way to get from Patriots Point to Charleston. Smooth easy ride with lots to see as you cross over.

Thank SeanD2079
Reviewed August 9, 2018

A great way to get around Charleston Harbor for $12. They were prompt. We didn't get to see any dolphins but the other sights were terrific.

Thank 673sheric
Reviewed July 13, 2018

We took the Water Taxi. They were on time every time. They play music. The staff was so friendly. We met some amazing people while on the taxi. It was excellent. Great way to beat the traffic. We even saw dolphins!

1  Thank 907tt2017
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Not knowing anything about the Charleston area when we arrived, it was very pleasing to learn that there was a water taxi that could take us across the river to Patriots Point and than also back to Waterfront Park or our original starting point. The...More

Thank Barrie V
Reviewed July 5, 2018

A fantastic way to vivst the area rather than drive, 12 dollar per person for a all day pass, staff was great and taxi was on time for all our stops

Thank mas612016
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Enjoyed it thouroughly especially while vacationing in Mt.Pleasant.Rates are fare especially when compared to cabs and even uber,I suggest paying the few extra dollars to utilize this service all day.Obviously makes travel more memorable and pics and sightseeing give different perspective.As if Charleston didn't already...More

1  Thank jmid7777
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March 21, 2018|
Response from CWTX | Property representative |
15 minutes.
March 21, 2018|
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Response from BrookeB707 | Reviewed this property |
yes about 15 mins depending on how many stops, and people. Is also weather dependent as well...
February 24, 2017|
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Response from northernerpalmtreelo | Reviewed this property |
No it doesn't.