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Charleston Water Taxi

24 Patriots Point Rd, Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-4377
+1 843-330-2989
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Dolpin galore

Took the taxi over from harbor hotel and was amazed by the Dolphins and friendly staff. This is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Thurston R
Best view of the harbor

Easiest and fastest way of floating to downtown. You can bring a bicycle on board for no extra... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
craig c
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Don't miss the boat! Water Taxis make hourly trips across the harbor to downtown Charleston starting at 9am. Leave the car in Mt Pleasant at the Charleston Harbor Resort at Patriots Point and avoid the parking hassle. $12 all day pass allows you to come and go when you please. Water Taxis land at Waterfront Park/Market St. and the Charleston Maritime Center next to the Aquarium Wharf. The water taxis make a scenic 4 mile loop around Charleston Harbor checking out dolphins on the way. Great for kids and grown-ups who just want to get on the water.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“day pass” (23 reviews)
“patriots point” (50 reviews)
“nice ride” (7 reviews)
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24 Patriots Point Rd, Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-4377
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+1 843-330-2989
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took the taxi over from harbor hotel and was amazed by the Dolphins and friendly staff. This is definitely the way to visit the city.. No traffic or fighting for a parking spot

1  Thank Thurston R
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Easiest and fastest way of floating to downtown. You can bring a bicycle on board for no extra charge. Leaves on time. Great views and conversations. Unique transportation for foot passengers trying not to rent a cab from Patriots Point.

Thank craig c
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We're locals and I'd always wondered about the Water Taxi and whether it was worth recommending to people from out of town. It absolutely is! Getting the water view is a great way to see the Holy City. The water taxi is frequent, easygoing and...More

Thank CarolinaPhotosmith
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Had strong intention to take a ride on the Water Taxi but had to pass this one up. Will be on the agenda for next trip here. Looks very scenic and appears to be a smooth ride from the water conditions when viewed from the...More

Thank Khadejah627
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Best way to get around to see Charleston!! I saw tons of dolphins so close to me! The workers were so friendly, will ride this everytime I'm here!! It is a very relaxing, family fun, nice, great experience.

1  Thank graciereed001
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Check it out. No worries about parking down town. We love it ! Long ago taxies or boats were only way to go from MTP to Charleston. Many of the older neighborhoods in MTP and Awendaw are called 2- 3- 4 -6- 8-10 etc which...More

Thank b0nnies30
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Not an overdone ferry ride and it can be wet or cool on a rainy day, but it is an easy ride from the center of tourist attractions on both side. Good look at the harbor and Ravenel bridge, some porpoises and a manatee if...More

1  Thank jbwfive
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Fun way to get across the river. The crew were very funny. Bonus-we saw some dolphins while crossing the river.

Thank michaelgrahamhk9m
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

You can park your car free and travel across the harbour to downtown Charleston. Spend the day, walk to the market, have lunch, without the worry of parking your car in the downtown area. Seeing the water and viewing Ft. Sumter is an added bonus.

1  Thank Music905
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

we picked a great day and our captain was very informative about things along our ride... only one stop was open due to the storm, so no downtown stop currently

Thank BrookeB707
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Amanda Y
22 March 2018|
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15 minutes.
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Amanda Y
22 March 2018|
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Response from BrookeB707 | Reviewed this property |
yes about 15 mins depending on how many stops, and people. Is also weather dependent as well...
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24 February 2017|
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