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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
Phone Number: +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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Thank jonsmom2002
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful! What a wonderful way to go to downtown Charleston without having to worry about my car. Thank you so much!

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Thank Christel F
Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the water taxi as a lark to enjoy the water the last day we were there. It was a quick way to get to Charleston and the staff was friendly and great with the kids

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Thank Amy J
Madisonville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the water taxi to the aquarium and the taxi was the best part of the trip. It gave us a great chance to rest and enjoy the beauty, The Crew was nice, the boat was clean. Overall great experience. $10 per person for the entire day is well worth it.

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Thank anita12282016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do activity when visiting the area. It's a great way to enjoy the harbor, the sea and bird life and feel like a local. Also good savings on downtown parking fees. Wish the boat taxi service ran a little later so we could enjoy dinner downtown, but I'm sure that'll happen before too long.

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We stayed at Patriots Point and this was an easy way to get into downtown Charleston for a minimum amount of money. The drawback is that it stops running at 7pm so using it for the dinner time was not an option. I also think they could get across much faster than the trolling speed they do it at. It... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Was a pleasant and relaxing boat ride instead of the frustration of finding somewhere to park in Charleston. You can catch the boat at 2 locations on both sides depending on where you plan to visit. The boat ride was just long enough to enjoy the views. The captain and first mate were very friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This was really a convenient way to go from the hotel to downtown Charleston, It also takes you to the aquarium! It was definitely a fun ride on a very hot day!!

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Thank Ingrid S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We traveled from the Charleston Harbor Resort across the harbor to Downtown Charleston. It was a pretty quick ride and We got to see things we may have not seen from the shore. We did a ghost tour the night before and learned about an island in the harbor that had a white cross built on it after it had... More 

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