Most People Don’t Know You Can Take This Awesome Day Ferry In South Carolina

Recently, we told you about a zany, floating BYOB tiki bar that cruises around Charleston and is a sure bet for seeing the sights from the water. However, the Charleston area has another attraction most people don’t know about and this awesome day ferry in South Carolina is a fantastic and affordable way to enjoy a cruise on the harbor. Plus, it’s also a ferry, so you can take it to see many of the incredible attractions found on the water’s edge.

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Charleston Water Taxi is a hidden gem you’ll want to include in every trip to Charleston. It just makes sense to leave your car and get to and fro by way of a scenic water ferry!

The departure locations for Charleston Water Taxi are: Waterfront Park, Aquarium Wharf/Maritime Center, Patriots Point (USS Yorktown), and Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina. The water taxi/day ferry in South Carolina runs on a loop stopping each hour at all four departure/arrival docks around the Charleston Harbor. The hours are daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. You can get off and on as many times as you like throughout the day. There is no limit to your $12 all-day pass, and children aged three and under are free. Learn more from the official website!

Charleston Waterfront Park departure Address: 1 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC, 29401
Aquarium Wharf/Maritime Center departure Address: 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston, SC,
Patriot’s Point/USS Yorktown departure Address: 40 Patriots Point Road, Mt Pleasant, SC, 29464
Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina departure Address: 20 Patriots Point Road, Mt Pleasant, SC, 29464

For an incredible over-the-water family-oriented casual dining experience while you’re enjoying the spoils of hopping all around the Charleston Harbor, keep reading here!