Dock Your Boat at the Charleston Marina and Visit the Holy City

The sparkling blue water in and around Charleston, SC, has long been a haven for boating and fishing enthusiasts. The next time you are looking for something fun to do, set sail from Bohicket Marina and take your boat to Charleston for the day! Get an early start and you’ll enjoy a beautiful ride to Charleston. Then, dock at a Charleston marina and spend a day downtown. You can wander the historic, cobbled streets, dine at one of the fantastic restaurants and then take a sunset cruise home.

If you’re looking for a premier city marina in Charleston, SC, plan a visit to the Charleston City Marina. Home to excellent facilities, delicious restaurants and bars, and an ideal downtown location, you’ll love this Charleston marina. It is an excellent choice for a fun day on the water.


The Charleston Marina

With an unbeatable location and state-of-the-art facilities, the Charleston City Marina is the Lowcountry’s premier boating destination. The marina boasts 19,000 feet of linear dock space that covers 40 acres of water, plus a MegaDock that extends 1,530 feet into the water. This MegaDock is the longest free-standing floating fuel dock in the Southeast.

In addition, the marina offers shuttles to different areas of downtown Charleston, a full-service convenience store with everything you need for a day on the water, and popular Charleston marina restaurant- The Variety Store.

Recent accolades note Charleston City Marina exceptional facilities and wonderful amenities; and in 2005, it was named the National Marina of the Year by Marina Dock Age Magazine. The magazine praised the Charleston marina for transforming from “a facility heavily damaged by Hurricane Hugo in 1989 into one of the East Coast’s premier mega yacht destinations and South Carolina’s busiest transient marina.”


More Lowcountry Marinas

If you’ve already been to the Charleston City Marina or you want to explore something different, there are plenty of other boating destinations in Charleston. With so many great marinas to choose from, knowing which one to select can be a challenge. Each offers its own amenities and things to do, but all of them are fantastic options. In addition to the Charleston City Marina, other Charleston marinas include:

  • Charleston Harbor Marina
  • Charleston Maritime Center
  • The Bristol Marina
  • The Harborage at Ashley Marina


Explore Charleston by Land and Sea

Historic downtown Charleston offers a wide variety of things to do after docking at any of these great marinas. For many boaters, exploring downtown Charleston after a day on the water is one of the best parts about visiting a marina on the peninsula. Planning a full-day of fun is easy. You can fish in the morning, shop on King Street in the afternoon, and enjoy a wonderful meal at Charleston’s world-renowned restaurants in the evening, then enjoy a scenic sunset cruise home.


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