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The BEAST Speedboat Ride is a seasonal thrill ride in NYC open May - September. The BEAST leaves all others in its wake as the Captain takes this custom-built 70-foot offshore racing powerboat up to 45mph on a ride down to the Statue of Liberty.
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
West 42nd Street and 12th Avenue, Pier 83, New York City, NY 10036
All reviews speed boat great fun statue of liberty getting wet water gun hudson river sharp turns boat stops change of clothes adrenaline rush take photos new york manhattan skyline great pics boat trip great trip fun experience
It was nice and fast. Not so scarry, evan for my 12 years old son. The weather was ok, we had rainy jackets, but were not wet at all. Nice stoppings for taking pictures and stoo by the Statue of liberty. We were satisfied!
I could catch the last one leaving 6 pm (it starts every hour). It is really a bumpy ride and I agree that it is not recommended for pregnant woman and those with back injuries. I got the very first seat in the front of...More
Instead of taking a boat to the island to visit the statue of liberty we decided to see it from the BEAST. The trip starts with a fast boat ride towards the statue of liberty with a description of the things you are passing by...More
This is a great thing to do whilst your in NYC.
Seeing the city from a different view and travelling along the Hudson River at Speed.
Sit at the back you'll get very wet, at the front a bit dryer until they come round with...More
Went with two adults and two young teens and we all had a blast. Great crew added to the experience as they alternately helped with photo opps, elicited laughs and a few screams (you'll see). As a bonus we went in Sept and the price...More
We really liked that ride! We traveled by car from Quebec to NY, check in at the hotel and then went for the beast at 6pm. It was really cool! I recommend for sure. I laughed so much to see my daughter amazed by the...More
If you are a fun lover, just do it! The music is crazy, the staff is crazy, the experience is crazy. You just get to see NYC main attractions; Lady liberty, Brooklyn bridge etc. while having fun. If you have a problem with getting wet...More
We decided to "upgrade" to this boat to see the Statue of Liberty from the ferry ride that was part of our Big Bus Tour package. We are so glad we did. The crew were friendly and fun. The ride itself was so much fun...More
We chose the beast speed boat ride as an impulse, after visiting the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid on pier 86. What a great decision. the ride was exhilarating. the speed was great. the boat takes you right up to the statue of liberty on the...More
My son, 13, and I rode The Beast on Sept 1, and it was definitely a fun ride. It’s a fast boat, and the wind will be flying through your hair. It slows down/comes to a stop for photo opps… the Freedom Tower and The...More