Charleston Water Taxi, Charleston

4.4
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Use Charleston Water Taxi to see and experience the harbor or get around quickly and conveniently. Look for dolphins during a relaxing cruise, or use the ferry service to travel between Waterfront Park, Maritime Center, Patriots Point (USS Yorktown), and Charleston Harbor Resort. Enjoy the views of the downtown skyline, or take pictures of Castle Pinckney as you come across the harbor. Buy an all-day pass to use the service as much as you need. Private charters and sunset cruises are available as well. Take the guesswork out of planning a Charleston vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • This was a great way to get from Mt. Pleasant to downtown Charleston. The guys were very friendly too! Although the water was a little choppy (storm was heading our way), my little boy got to see some...  more »
  • We loved our water taxi time but had a very difficult time following the instructions on how to board at Patriot's Point. Patriot's Point staff instructed us to sit and wait near their ticket counter ...  more »
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  • The captain and staff were friendly and professional. We had a great time on the sea and felt safe and relaxed. The all day pass was an awesome price. Definitely taking the Water Taxis next time we visit Charleston.
  • This was awesome. Took the water taxi over to see the historic USS Yorktown and submarine. It truly was a fantastic experience. Beautiful and smooth ride over, not choppy at all. We explored the other side of the shore and came back on the return. There is parking structure just around the corner from boarding, and is located at the end of Market Street. The staff were fantastic, and very knowledgeable about the area and ensured the ride was fun and entertaining by making time for people to photograph and see the dolphins. A must do if in Charleston.

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