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Address: Charleston Maritime Center/Aquarium, Waterfront Park/Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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Don't miss the boat! The Water Taxi is the most fun and convenient way to...

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. $10 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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A great option to get to patriots point.

We didn't rent a car so this was a great option to get to patriots point. For $10 you can do the water taxi unlimited for a day. There is also the option for a one time use which... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Lincoln, Nebraska

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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63 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We didn't rent a car so this was a great option to get to patriots point. For $10 you can do the water taxi unlimited for a day. There is also the option for a one time use which would be good just to ride it for one full loop to sightsee.

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Forestville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We used the water taxi to get to Patriots Point and then to dinner later in the day. Very friendly crew. A nice way to see the harbor. Would recommend giving it a try.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great experience for me, my wife, and three year old. Waters were choppy but crew members navigated across river with ease and with smiles the whole way. Purchased tickets online just before trip with no problem.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Missed the boat by 5 minutes (didn't know exactly what time they were pulling out. Decided easier to drive over the bridge than wait another 45 minutes to leave then spend 30 more on the ride over. I would advise not to buy tickets in advance that way if you miss the boat you have lost nothing.

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North Canton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great way to get around, see Charleston from a different perspective, and enjoy time on the water ! Captain and crew are very friendly!!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a cheap way to get onto the water and enjoy the river! We saw dolphins and just enjoyed the ride

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This ferry takes you a short distance and is worth it no matter which side of the water you are on. The ride is smooth, go when the weather is good, it is a nice sweet ride.

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Advance NC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have taken the water taxi many times over the years from patriots point to waterfront Park just to go out for lunch or shopping . Very enjoyable Took the taxi today anticipating lunch at Fleet Landing and was surprised that they did not go to waterfront Park … They bypassed the first landing to go up to the aquarium... More 

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New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Trip Advisor says this is open- but it's NOT! Call to find out schedule before trekking down to the dock. The dock at Market is closed bkz of Matthew hurricane repairs.

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Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

My sisters were visiting for the weekend and the weather was rainy but we wanted to be out on the water, so we tried the water taxi. The captain and first mate were charming and professional, and were happy to their share local knowledge. It's a great way to travel and an inexpensive way to get out on the water.... More 

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