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Water Taxi Beach

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Two Borden Avenue, Hunters Point, Long Island City, NY
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Short ferry to Manhattan from LIC

If you want to avoid traffic going to Manhattan from Long Island City it is best to take the ferry... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
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One of the funniest attractions that came with the New York Pass (a flop in terms of time and... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2017
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Two Borden Avenue, Hunters Point, Long Island City, NY
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

If you want to avoid traffic going to Manhattan from Long Island City it is best to take the ferry. You cross the river in a very short time. If you are waiting for a ferry there is a restaurant on both sides of the...More

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Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

One of the funniest attractions that came with the New York Pass (a flop in terms of time and time). The crew is nice, even the girls at the desk by the pier, and the skinny guy on the boat gave the tourists funny tips...More

1  Thank Renata-Trieste
Reviewed December 16, 2016

great way to see the city in a way not usually seen. Some people see the crazy part of the traffic, cars, people, all the noise, but there you see it in a different way. its surely recommended.

Thank Eli A
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Water Taxi Beach was great fun, but things change rapidly in NY and alas it is no more. It has been replaced by the NYS Gantry Park which is lovely, but much larger and less funky.

Thank Antoinette S
Reviewed June 28, 2016

You will get to see many things that are NOT visible from land. Breathtaking scenes of Brooklyn, the Statue of Liberty, Governors and Ellis Islands and Manhattan. If you get a daypass you can cruise up and down the Hudson River all you want. It's...More

1  Thank cikkcakk
Reviewed June 5, 2016

First time in the city spending some time with family over the holiday, was a nice ride with very noligible people about the city

Thank arthur b
Reviewed April 12, 2016

I lived in NY for about 20 years and took the water taxi from Brooklyn to New York fun and lots to see.

1  Thank devsimmo
Reviewed November 11, 2015

After visiting Brooklyn Bridge area, we took the one-way $4 water taxi back to Long Island City, Hunters Point. It was a great ride, beautiful vistas. Will do it again. You purchase the ticket from a machine, then wait at pick up point. There are...More

Thank RatingsfromMe
Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

We only rode from Hunters Point to The Brooklyn Bridge, but we enjoyed the ride and decided doing the hop on and off would be a nice way to see other places like Williamsburg or Governors's Island.

Thank cjkvwatson
Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had a New York city pass and when we went to get a ticket, the girl said,"the machine that scans the passes isn't working" and she sits there waving this scanner in the air like it was alive or something she wasn't very helpful...More

1  Thank dobbo1947
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Mark A
How can I purchase tickets for the water taxi ride at Long Island city park?
August 29, 2016|
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Response from cikkcakk | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website: 'nywatertaxi' or go to one of their piers in person. They have a permanent or mobile ticket booth at each stop.