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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 had a day pass on this as part of the NYPass card, and it was a great option over getting a taxi or bus places. We travelled over to Brooklyn for pizza and ice cream and back... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We had a day pass on this as part of the NYPass card, and it was a great option over getting a taxi or bus places. We travelled over to Brooklyn for pizza and ice cream and back via the Statue of Liberty. Good commentary, regular service (every 45 mins) . My only grumble was the near compulsory photograph that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Loved the comfort and ease of this taxi and the informative tour guide on this hour long cruise. The queue was quite long even at 10am and with tickets pre bought from our coach tour. You get quite close to the Statue of Liberty , get to the edge of the boat for a better photo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The trip left on time and was well organised. When we left Battery Point the staff went and brought a lady in a wheel chair to the front of the line which was a nice gesture. Very pleasant way to see the sights.

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Melbourne, australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

After reading reviews on the water taxi services we picked NT water taxi. This leaves from pier 79 and makes six stops. You can get off/on at any of the 6 stops. The guides we had on 3 different ferries were all great with their knowledge. We weren't hassled for pictures or tips.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Was considering a 4 star as it is a little on the expensive side at $30, but having seen others talking about the $ 17 Groupon option then it's my fault for not checking. Otherwise this is an excellent way to tour mid/ lower Manhattan, hopping on and off as you please. The guide is excellent and very entertaining. We... More 

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Putney, London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We got the water taxi not really sure what we were getting. It was fantastic. A really great tour guide with loads of info and facts for us. Some great tips for food and things to do. Luckily we were in town for a good few days so didn't rush through the hop on hop off options. A fantastic thing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We used our New York Pass to obtain our water taxi tickets. We caught the 10am from Pier 79 on 39th. It was easy to find & we ran as we thought we were late. However the lady on the ticket desk kindly radioed the boat and asked them to wait for us! There was a full bar on board... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This was a great way to get around the city. Avoid the traffic on land and enjoy the boat and breeze from the water. Had 6 stops, buy a day pass to hop on/off. Great onboard crew with lots of city knowledge. Awesome view of the statue of liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge. .. kids loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I loved this hop on, hop off boat tour so much I went around one and a half times! It gives you a great, close-up view of the Statue of Liberty (doesn't take you to the island though) and Brooklyn bridge and great views of Manhattan. I loved that you could hop off at any of the stops and hop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A very convenient way to get around the city and even over to Brooklyn. We rode it straight through to get in the entire tour which was about 1-1/2 hr then used it as a taxi to Brooklyn. The best views of the statute of liberty.

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