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“Neat way to get around, good intro to the harbor.”

Charleston Water Taxi
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Owner description: 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. $12 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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Kearney, Nebraska
Level 6 Contributor
609 reviews
212 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
“Neat way to get around, good intro to the harbor.”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Friendly boat captain who kidded enough to put everyone at ease. He knew what he was doing, however, and made the ride entertaining and informative.

Visited May 2012
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great value and peaceful ride between Patriots Point and Charleston”
Reviewed May 16, 2012 via mobile

Accepts debit/credit card and $10 buys you an all day pass to/from Charleston. The crew were quite knowledgeable about history of the area and great to recommend area dining both in and out of Charleston. **dont forget cash to tip the crew**

got to see dolphins both out and back. Crew has a great eye on spotting them.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
“great”
Reviewed May 16, 2012

golly on the spot there when they say and reasonable price

Visited May 2012
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Thank kim N
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Huntington, New York
Level 6 Contributor
134 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“A unexpected treasure!”
Reviewed May 11, 2012

Although the purpose of the water taxi was to get us to the USS Yorktown (don't miss that!), the taxi became a treasure adventure in and of itself. The two-person crew was great....they both seemed to love their jobs and were happy to share information about their city with us. As other's have mentioned, the dolphins were in residence and our captain was happy to slow down and point them out. Even if your sole purpose in taking a ride on the water taxi is simply to "take a ride" and view the harbor and the city from the vantage point of the harbor...don't miss the opportunity.

Visited May 2012
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Thank betty313
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New York
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Not fully utilized”
Reviewed April 30, 2012

The taxi only goes from the Maritime Center near the Aquarium to Patriots Point. Would be much more useful if it had other stops eg in the Quarter.......more tourists would use it.
Nice ride.

Visited April 2012
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