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“Great way to see 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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Reviewed June 23, 2013

The captain and first mate were so friendly and helpful to our family! This was one of the highlights of our trip for my 7 year old. He loved cruising the harbor! Great staff!

Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Easy to access; pleasant crew. Nice slow pace-mini tour of the area. No long lines; on time arrival and departures.

Thank Susiebeeonmaui
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Reviewed June 7, 2013

We took the water taxi from The Charleston Harbor Resort to the aquarium/warf. There is free parking available in the resort area. A short walk along the marina boardwalk and you are ready to board the water taxi. We purchased an all day pass for $10 since we were making a round trip. You can also purchase a one way ticket for $6. The ride is approximately 30 minutes. We enjoyed the smooth ride and did see a few dolphins. The drop off location is close to the Aquarium, but the walk to the shopping / carriage tours was another 20 minutes. I thought I heard someone mention there is going to be a more convient drop off location in the near future. On the way back, we disembarked at Patrioits Point, which is also easily accessed by a boardwalk. The taxi was right on schedule for both of our trips. It was nice not to have to deal with traffic or find parking in Charleston. Would definitely recommend the Charleston Water Taxi.

4  Thank IWork2TravelUSA
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Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

Great way to see Charleston from the water. Ride was relaxing and John was great and very friendly. We got to see beautiful houses and they were very knowledgable about the area. We even spotted some dolphins and they turned off the engine so we could watch them play.

3  Thank elizabeth g
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

Husband and I wanted to explore downtown but didn't want to have to worry with parking, luckily I found the water taxi! We boarded at the marina and had a nice ride to downtown. Along the way we saw about 4 dolphins close so the operator slowed and got closer. The dolphins were right beside the ship, that was awesome. Of course not everyone will get to see the dolphins obviously so don't think you will, we just happened to be riding at the right time. Husband and I enjoyed our time dining and seeing historic homes and then got back on the water taxi back to our car. Will definitely use their services the next time we visit Charleston!

Thank 2explrs
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