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Charleston Water Taxi

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Address: 24 Patriots Point Rd, Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-4377
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+1 843-330-2989
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Don't miss the boat! Water Taxis make hourly trips across the harbor to...

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. $10 all day pass allows you to come and go when you please. Water Taxis land at Waterfront Park/Market St. and the Charleston Maritime Center next to the Aquarium Wharf. The water taxis make a scenic 4 mile loop around Charleston Harbor checking out dolphins on the way. Great for kids and grown-ups who just want to get on the water.

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For locals too!!

We cruised this past Saturday for a day trip downtown. $10 for both ways and it was so fun!! We got to walk the docks at Charleston harbor marina and resort, then just on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 19, 2017
Sissy J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

We cruised this past Saturday for a day trip downtown. $10 for both ways and it was so fun!! We got to walk the docks at Charleston harbor marina and resort, then just on the water taxi, see dolphins, have lunch downtown and walk around and cruise back to the Reel Bar! Loved our captain Matt; super funny conversations when... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

We've done this a handful of time from Mount Pleasant. We've almost always seen dolphins on the way over. It drops you off right downtown and is cheap ($6?)

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

For only $10 you can take this taxi round trip to and from Patriots Point and Downtown Charleston. It is a very scenic boat ride and usually on time. Parking is free (for now) at Patriots Point but parking in Downtown Charleston can be expensive and difficult. So the $10 to take the taxi is worth it. It will drop... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

Timely and convenient. A nice way to cross the harbor plus see the city from the water approach. You'll get a bit of touristy info from the captain.

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Saratoga Springs, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

This is not in a super convenient location but it is near patriot point park. The taxi will take you across the river to Charlestown but NOT to the historic district right now as the pier there was damaged in the recent hurricane. It takes you to the aquarium and from there you access two free trolleys to the historic... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Great ride to Fort Sumter. Person on board anounces what your seeing and all about the trip.Very nice boat ride.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Great punctual service, good value for money. Warm welcome from the crew and the added advantage of not having to worry about Peking downtown Charleston. During the trip you will be entertained by Captain Matt's favourite selection from his iPhone.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

You can get some great views of the city, river life and Patriots Point when using this water taxi. The taxi pilot and assistants were very helpful and knowledgeable about the city and its surroundings

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

This water taxi worked out great for us to get to downtown Charleston. We were able to catch it from Patriots Point near our hotel. It arrived at a nice park in downtown Charleston. From there it was easy to walk around downtown and see all the historic buildings.

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NORTH CAROLINA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We used this service twice and enjoyed it very much the staff was friendly and knowledgeable the ride was smooth with no problems and we had a very nice time on the boat

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