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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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"Save the frustration of parking in Charleston"

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... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2016
Linda M
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Sanibel Island, Florida
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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2016

my husband and I were staying in Mount Pleasant over the 4th of July. We had never taken the water taxi before. It was so convenient and we didn't have to drive around looking for parking space in downtown Charleston. We will use this from now on!

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Falling Waters, West Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Such a fun ride. Took my wife and I from Mt. Pleasant to the Charleston side. Very low cost for this service. Would recommend this service to everyone on either side of the river.

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Hillsville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016

It was miserable hot but the taxi rides brought a refreshing breeze and a break from the heat. Best way to travel from end to end.

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Jamestown, North Carolina
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Reviewed July 27, 2016

Great staff and witnessed them greatly helping handicapped lady- such a good price for the all day - saw dolphins -

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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

Staying in Mount Pleasant, we used the Water Taxi to get back and forth from Mt. P to Charleston and it was the best fun way to travel! On time, every time, we were able to visit the places we wanted to and get back when we wanted to. The captain was courteous and gracious and knew his way around... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

We enjoy taking the water taxi from Mt Pleasant over to the Aquarium on a pretty day. It's easy, inexpensive, and a beautiful ride without the traffic! It's a nice way to visit different areas without the hassle of parking, and transportation is always available in some form at the drop-offs. It's a must do!

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