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New York Water Tours

299 South St, Pier 36, New York City, NY 10002-8005
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Our Downtown Liberty Cruise is the best way to see the Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island, South Street Seaport, Battery Park, Wall Street, Manhattan Bridge, the Brooklyn Bridge, Governor’s Island, Ellis Island, the historical Immigration Center, the World Trade Center, World Financial Center and many more. Live Tour Guide on board!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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299 South St, Pier 36, New York City, NY 10002-8005
Lower East Side
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are friendly and helpful. The boat tour was informative my biggest issues are how much they pack the boat. In addition the tour guide was informative when he was not on his soap box about bottled water, reasons not to visit Ellis Island,...More

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TopViewSightseeing, Manager at New York Water Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear familytimefun, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you like about your tour and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

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TopViewSightseeing, Manager at New York Water Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Although it was as cold as you would expect it to be, our tour guide Wesley was very enjoyable to listen to and was very informative of the history of what we were seeing as we took a boat tour of Brooklyn bridge up to...More

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TopViewSightseeing, Manager at New York Water Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2018

Dear louisabrolly, Thank you for the fantastic review! We truly appreciate all the wonderful comments about the tour and our staff. Compliments such as yours are the reason we are so encouraged and committed to providing the best service to our customers. Thank you again,...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Wesley was great, very informative and knowledgeable, completely different experience of New York, strongly recommendedMore

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TopViewSightseeing, Manager at New York Water Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Dear Lana S, Thank you for the lovely review! It is great to hear that you enjoyed our Liberty Cruise, and were impressed with our knowledgeable and helpful staff. Wesley is an asset to our team. We truly appreciate recommendation and love the opportunity to...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

While walking to pier 36, my husband and I were approached by a guy in TopView uniform. He introduced himself as Alan and that he was a supervisor and informed us that we missed the 12:30 boat by 8 minutes. He mentioned that we had...More

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TopViewSightseeing, Manager at New York Water Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Kiki A, Thank you for taking the time to share this with us! What a wonderful review! We are pleased that you had such a great time and found out so much more about New York City. We will be sure to let Alan know...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

After ignoring the mile-long queue for the statue of liberty we were approached by a man offering a tour up and around the statue through a different company for $35 each. We were told we take a free shuttle to the pier and the boat...More

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TopViewSightseeing, Manager at New York Water Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2018

Please accept our sincerest apologies Thomas, as your touring experience was not of our expectations. Your feedback has been communicated to the necessary managers so we may improve upon the experience we offer our guests. Thank you again for bringing these matters to our attention...More

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loveste
May 4, 2018|
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Response from louisabrolly | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you do, you can just turn up but I did a hop on hop off bus tour and this was included in the ticket for any day I wanted to go within the 5 days tour bus pass.
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Katie M
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