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New York Water Taxi

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Address: 89 South St, Pier 17, New York City, NY 10038-3519
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Cannot recommend this more.... The guide, DC I think his name was, is a mine of information and we thoroughly enjoyed his commentary!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 9, 2014
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2014

Cannot recommend this more.... The guide, DC I think his name was, is a mine of information and we thoroughly enjoyed his commentary!

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

This is such a great way to see the city and it is definitely worth a trip. The hop on hop off pass is a great way to get to several neighborhoods while also getting a nice view of the city. The guide was very informative.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2014

Altough this is a hop on, hop off service with several access points around Manhattan, our time was limited so we did a round trip which took an hour and a half. The highlights were travelling under the Brooklyn Bridge, and the fantastic views of the Statue of Liberty and the 'classic' Manhattan skyline. We were very fortunate that our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2014

I recently took a NY Water Taxis tour, taking in sights & stops around lower Manhattan including Battery Park, Wall Street, Brooklyn Bridge & the Statue of Liberty, among others. The boat is a double decker, with enclosed lower, & open upper decks, good access, & a drinks bar included. The tour was excellent, one of the highlights of my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

A great evening cruise. Our guide was great. Full hour of facts and figure given in an entertaining way. Glass of "Champagne" was good too! (Although the French may disagree with it actually being Champagne and more a good sparkling wine!) Plenty of time to photograph the Statue Of Liberty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Do not miss it! It was one of our best days in ny.choose a sunny day, wear sunscreen, and if you can handle the breeze you must choose the upper open air deck.Cruise Hudson River, shoot great photos, get a totally different point of view of the island, stay as long as you need to each stop, until you hop... More 

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County Mayo, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2014

Very interesting and informative tour but even more so a very amazing way to see the sights of New York! Packed lunch and grab a window seat to get some great photo's! Next time we are in New York we will do it all again...reasonably priced too!

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Charlottetown, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

NY Water Taxi was a wonderful way to view the city...and Lady Liberty, of course! The staff were incredible...friendly and knowledgeable which contributed so much to the experience!

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2014

Due to the weather there were only 4 of us on the boat, there was a guide who explained all about the piers the rivers the local areas and how to get to attractions. The water taxi goes from pier 78 right down under Brooklyn Bridge past the Statue of Liberty so get fantastic pictures of New York from the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

We did the statue by night tour a few days ago and up until that point I wasn't feeling the NYC vibe. My partner booked two tickets on the water taxi and it was amazing, the sight's were beautiful and the tour guide Joey was informative and more importantly had a great sense of humour . He made the whole... More 

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