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Charleston Water Taxi

Charleston Maritime Center/Aquarium, Waterfront Park/Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
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Fun, But It Cost Me a Fortune

Since my last visit to Charleston in 2016, they've started charging for parking at the Mount... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dana P
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Charlotte, NC, United States
Fun ride, good service

The ride across the harbor is a fun way to see the city and harbor from a different perspective... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
randylC774UG
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Belcamp, Maryland
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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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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Charleston Maritime Center/Aquarium, Waterfront Park/Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since my last visit to Charleston in 2016, they've started charging for parking at the Mount Pleasant Marina (they always charged at Patriots Point, but now it's at the marina too). So I paid $21 to park for the day and $24 total for my...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The ride across the harbor is a fun way to see the city and harbor from a different perspective, while avoiding the traffic and parking hassle. The crew was pleasant and helpful, and the boat was in good condition and clean. The only negative point...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The water taxi was so convenient and reasonably priced. The captains were great and always willing to slow down, turn around or whatever they could do to ensure everyone got good pictures of the dolphins. The Water Taxi is a great alternative to having to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the perfect way to avoid parking in Charleston. We parked in Mount Pleasant and hopped right on - and the kids were thrilled to see all the dolphins! The driver of the boat slowed down and pointed them out each time - it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in downtown, you want a enjoyable ride to the Patriots Point with out driving take the water Taxi. A 15-20 minute ride, quite comfortable, and view while riding is enjoyable. You can catch the taxi at the Water Front, not too far...More

Thank James L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a fun time on the water taxi. Learned all about sea legs lol. Nice way to get around Charleston without driving and walking all over. You can get an all day pass for only $12. They pick up and drop off at 4...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I took a ride over to Patriot's Point on a very cold day. The taxi was right on time and the pilot was very informative and interesting. I wouldn't necessarily do it again when it's raining and 45 degrees, but I would...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a group of 6, we enjoyed the ride from Patriots Point to Water Front Park and back at the end of our day. My grandkids loved that the Dolphins were curling as we motored across . I enjoyed the cool breeze on the trip...More

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After paying $25 for two day passes, the parking lot at Patriot Point comes at a price. Also last taxi from waterfont park is 7:15. Save time, money and keep your options, just drive and park.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day with grandchildren and family visiting, and found that taking the Water Taxi was a great way to visit 4 points of interest in Charleston and Mt. Pleasant, get of the boat, and spend time at those points of interest, and...More

Thank James M
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FitnessProLiane
1 August 2017|
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Response from bridget602 | Reviewed this property |
I would think so, but I'm not sure if there are rules pertaining to it. It was not crowded when we were riding
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Latelyk
19 July 2017|
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Response from ChipDeaton | Property representative |
Yes. Friendly dogs allowed.
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Melissa L
26 June 2017|
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Response from Jeff C | Reviewed this property |
yes
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