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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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed April 29, 2013

My wife and I were there this past April (2013). We took the water taxi over to Patriot's Point. The water taxi was on time and everyone was very friendly. We saw a couple of dolphins, lots of bird life and had a great view of the bridge and the aircraft carrier.

Thank Eugene S
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

We took the water taxi from our hotel in Mount Pleasant on Monday (4/8/13) morning. For $10 we each bought a roundtrip ticket. The taxi arrived on time, and left within a few minutes. The water was calm, making for a smooth ride - though a container ship did sail up the Cooper River, creating something of a wake; the captain of the taxi steered perfectly. Along the way the captain and first mate made conversation with the few passengers on board, making for a pleasant journey. Both on the ride downtown, and back to Mount Pleasant we saw dolphins in the water, especially on the ride back. At one point, we saw four dolphins, and the captain stopped the taxi so we could get a real good look. The ride is not just get on, ride across the river, and get off. It is almost a leisurely ride. A great bargain, a wonderful way to go downtown, a joy on its own. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Flushing G
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

Read the reviews and sounded great..so we went. It was a fine trip and nice to see the bridge and the USS York. The people were pleasant and easy to deal with. We did not see dolphins which I understand it is not guaranteed. I would not consider this a tour. Questions were answered if asked.

Thank SandyinYork
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

What a great way to see Charleston Harbour!! Needs to be longer with a few more stops to reach its full potential. Just Loved It!

Thank LyndaH666
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Reviewed April 7, 2013

We had a nice time on our little ride around the harbor. Enjoyed a friendly conversation with the crew and liked hearing their stories of what it was like to grow up in Charleston.

Thank 751MicheleH
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