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Staten Island Ferry

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Address: 4 South Street, New York City, NY 10004
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Used for sightseeing and transportation for commuters.

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Free view of Lady Liberty

The absolutely free Staten Island Ferry will take you close enough past Liberty Island to take some fairly good photos of the Statue without forking out a cent. For budget... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The absolutely free Staten Island Ferry will take you close enough past Liberty Island to take some fairly good photos of the Statue without forking out a cent. For budget conscious travelers this is always a good deal! You will need to disembark once the ferry reaches its destination, but you can simply board the very next ferry to get... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Free admission and you can see the Statue of Liberty from a pretty good aspect. Ferry departs in every 30 mins, and it takes approximately 20 mins from and to Manhattan so you don't have to wait for hours until you arrive to your destination. It is possible to take amazing pics of Manhattan.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It´s veru good for the sunset hour, but it takes too long if you go to all the stops. When it ends you won´t be near to a subway and it´s was not easy to take a taxi.

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Thank Vinicius C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The BEST view of Lady Liberty is definitely from the Staten Island Ferry! Free to ride in both directions. You just have to pay to park your car on the Staten Island Ferry.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

quick and reliable clean ferry and regular, would recommend this transport to straten island whilst in new york

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As above. On some ferries there is no outside deck, so you cannot make good photos through the windows.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First thing to do after visiting Times Square is go on the Staten Island FREE ferry, enjoy the ride, see the Statue of Liberty and feel the scintillating experience of being in New York. Totally loved it.

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Thank Pal0009
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want a free ride in the harbor that passes the Statue of Liberty and great shots of the New York skyline than this is the Staten Island Ferry. You get on and enjoy a view that is awesome both coming and going. It was hazy going over but coming back blue skies and sun made it really highlight... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

How can you fault a free ferry ride past the Statue of Liberty !!!! People try to sell you all sorts of boat rides and apart from the official one which lets you get off at Liberty island and walk round the Statue they are rip offs ! The Staten Island ferry is free !!!!! Need I say more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was Sunday. A very hot day to go to parks to play outside. So we decide it to go take the ferry to staten island. It was. A good decision. Because. It easy to get there with the subway so no parking.U need to find. It was nice and windy on the feryry kids enjoyed it outside on deck.... More 

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