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“Best Idea Ever”

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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Woodstock, Georgia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Best Idea Ever”
Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Parking in Charleston can be a real nightmare. I got a good idea here on TripAdvisor.

When you're driving in, simply continue on over the Ravenel Bridge and proceed to the Marina. You can park there for free and take the Water Taxi across the harbor where there are very convenient stops.

Visited April 2014
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Candler, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Love the Water Taxi!”
Reviewed April 11, 2014

Every trip to Charleston must include a ride on the water taxi. We always get a day pass that way we can ride around on the harbor. It has multiple stops so you can get off and walk around, then get back on. Several times we have been able to see dolphins!

Visited April 2014
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2 Thank ErinBW
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WV
Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Park your car and ride the boat!”
Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

The water taxi is the best way to get from Mount Pleasant to Charleston. No worrying about where to park in town. The boat lands near trolley stops. $10 for an all-day pass. The boat makes 4 stops total, 2 on each side of the river. The captain and mate were happy to answer questions from riders.

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4 Thank WVMargarita
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Franklinville, North Carolina
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great relaxing experiences”
Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is not an actual sightseeing tour but is definitely worth a ride! The captain was knowledgeable and answered all questions from guests as they asked about different sights. We did get to see a dolphin as we rode around. Got to get really up close to USS Yorktown and submarine.

Visited April 2014
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2 Thank Calmhill
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Kitchener, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great way to get around”
Reviewed April 1, 2014

We used the water taxi to Mount Pleasant. Lovely view of Charleston from the water. Always on time and friendly operators.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank AdventuresWithAlice
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