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Address: 4 South Street, New York City, NY 10004
Phone Number: (718) 727-2508
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Description: Used for sightseeing and transportation for commuters.
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Nice way to take a break and enjoy the view of Statue of Liberty. When waiting to board it might be a lot of people waiting in the lobby do not worry ferry is huge it will take... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Newport News, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Nice way to take a break and enjoy the view of Statue of Liberty. When waiting to board it might be a lot of people waiting in the lobby do not worry ferry is huge it will take quiet a load.

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Seminole, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The Staten Island Ferry connects lower Manhattan with the NYC Borough of Staten Island. It's the best deal around - freeeeeee! It's clean and safe and you get a great view of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline. Be warned, all passengers must disembark when the ferry docks. So, if you are just riding it to see the... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

One of the best things I did on my most recent trip to New York. The ferry took about half an hour and was so worth the time. You get an excellent, free view of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan Skyline. Staten Island itself isn't that fun, I would recommend just taking a lunch or dinner. Great choice... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I remember taking the ferry when it was a nickle. It is still and enjoyable and nostalgic vehicle for enjoying NYC. Last time I was in NYC, I took the ferry both ways just to enjoy the ride. Can't beat the price!!!!

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Stockholm
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Well, not such a lovely experience during a rainy, windy and humid summer day. The ferry is old with too many people on it. But after going through search inspection and waiting for hours just to get on it, you will not really mind the state of the ferry.

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Anderson, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We got on the ferry as the sun was setting. You have a beautiful view of the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty and it's free. We got off and took the next ferry back to Manhattan. Great way to end a busy day.

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Hector, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Hop on the ferry to get great pictures of the city, then get off and head right back! It is easy and free!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A great way to see the island from the sea and the way that original immigrants would have viewed the approach. watty

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Boat rides never get old for children. And one way to see the city sky line and the Statue of Liberty. You can get great photos too.

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St. Thomas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

If you're really on a budget, you can ride this Ferry for free and get to see the Statue of Liberty and see the Manhattan skyline. Maybe it would be more impressive at night, however we rode during the day, and found that it didn't really get all that close to Lady Liberty. We boarded on the Manhattan side. You... More 

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Address: 4 South Street, New York City, NY 10004
Phone Number: (718) 727-2508
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City

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