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New York Water Taxi

South Street Seaport, Pier 17, New York City, NY 10038 (Financial District)
212-742-1696
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Ranked #102 of 521 Activities in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Daily, year-round, narrated Statue of Liberty Harbor Tours, Sunset and Seasonal Cruises on unique, double-decker catamarans. Custom group and private... more » Owner description: Daily, year-round, narrated Statue of Liberty Harbor Tours, Sunset and Seasonal Cruises on unique, double-decker catamarans. Custom group and private charters also available. « less
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Tewkesbury
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

The place to get on was hard to find and the staff there not very helpful but when the water taxi arrived the guide was smily and made the journey much more enjoyable. Great views of Manhattan and the islands. Interesting talk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Walk to central station, subway to Brooklyn bridge walk to the water taxi. On board for $30 a head we traveled to the statue and sat while everyone got great photos even the crew come up to be your photographer after the photo shoot we traveled to the 9/11 memorial, this is a walk from the pier. We exited here... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This was a perfect choice to see most of the Manhattan sights, the Brooklyn bridge and Statue of Liberty with only a half-day available for sight-seeing in New York. Reasonable pricing, professional and friendly crew and knowledgeable tour guide!

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Norwich
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9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We used the water taxi as part of a pre booked tour. The routes available enable you to get to all the kay parts of New York. Plus you can hop on and off as you like. The return leg from Brooklyn stops just off the Statue of Liberty enabling amble picture time.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

I booked the All Access water taxi as a surprise for my mom during our trip to NYC last week. The stops were convenient for everything that we wanted to do and the Pier 79 stop was within walking distance from our hotel. The crew members were great, especially the black gentleman who kindly took pictures for everyone while the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

It's the best and most economical way to get to the sights!! I will definitely be using them again. The next time I go to New York City. Excellent value

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This was 'free' with our New York Pass. Used to to get back to our hotel after a day downtown. Found the service great. Staff super friendly and the guide on the water taxi was very informative. Perfect way to visit Statue of Liberty for water pictures without the crowds.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We did the night tour and ordered our tickets online and used our e-tickets on our phones to board. The boat had seating outside on top deck and indoors as well. We made sure we arrived early as we wanted to be on the top deck and were near the front of the queue but we found out there was... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The new york water taxi take you all around the lake , the tour guide explain you about the history of new york city Brooklyn Bronx Queens and New jersey you can take amazing pictures from the cruise and know a little more about the history of new york city only bad thing if that they dont take you inside... More

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Loved the historical information provided by the guides. Way to see the sites from a different viewpoint. Only improvement I would recommend is to accept etickets via cell phone.

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