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Address: 89 South Street, Pier 17, New York City, NY 10038
Phone Number: +1 212-742-1969
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Description: Daily, year-round, narrated Statue of Liberty Harbor Tours, Sunset and...
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We took the water taxi from Manhattan to Brooklyn, and even though it took a while to get there, we loved it! We were able to take a lot of great pictures, and it was an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Saint Charles, Missouri, USA
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Saint Charles, Missouri, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We took the water taxi from Manhattan to Brooklyn, and even though it took a while to get there, we loved it! We were able to take a lot of great pictures, and it was an inexpensive way to travel! I highly recommend it!!

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Best way of seeing the Statue of Liberty plus the skyline and Brooklyn Bridge. Got some amazing photos!! Very very cold though on deck during the winter months!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Zepher cruise Statue of Liberty Express left from Pier 16 at South St. Seaport It was a perfect May day the city skyline was very beautiful. The cruise director pointed out all the landmarks and their history . A bit pricey but enjoyable .Tip : If you find a Groupon like I did it will save you some money.

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Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We went from one end to the other and came back. It was enjoyable and we were able to see the New York skyline along with multiple piers since there were quite a few stops. Sadly, I didn't keep a log of the various stops and wish I would have. The price is reasonable and well worth the money. The... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

WOW. The things to see in an hour! The skyline, the Brooklyn Bridge , Ellis & Governor's......Our queen(the Statue of Liberty) in all her glory and dozens of little enjoyments

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I took the water taxi when I was in Charleston and was thrilled to find the NYC version! This water taxi has 7 stops. You pay one flat fee and you can ride it all day, getting on and off as you want. Some days there are two boats running so they arrive every 1/2 hour but some days there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The views from the boat are staggering. From Brooklyn Bridge to the Statue of Liberty you can see everything on the boat and there are several drop off/pick-up around the city. The guides are both funny and knowledgeable, there wasn't anything they didn't have an answer to!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

We waited for a taxi. The one that came at 3:20 was full. The water taxi representative mumbled something to the front line, then dissapeared and has not been seen for the last half hour.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Friends advised that this was the best way to see the Statue of Liberty and I think they were right. We got a day ticket on the water taxi as part of our New York City pass. We initially got off at Battery Park to explore the 9/11 memorial and Museum and then hoped back on later to go and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Jim was over the top on this tour! Explained everything in detail. He told us about so many things in a funny way and so many details . Having so much to see it helped us to remember so much more. Every part of this tour was great. I would defiantly reckamen this tour. While you are already there I... More 

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