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New York Media Boat / Adventure Sightseeing Tours
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New York Media Boat Adventure Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #1 of 726 Tours in New York City
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The ultimate custom sightseeing experience in New York Harbor! For additional availabilities and options, please visit and book directly through our website. Enjoy the City from great vantage points and photograph the world-famous skyline on the same boat CNN and other news agencies use to cover breaking news. New York Media Boat zips you to over 40 sights around the local waterways including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Intrepid Aircraft Carrier, South Street Seaport, the Brooklyn Bridge, Governors Island, and many others. Years of television and photography experience allow us to position the boat for great framing and lighting, so you can take amazing vacation photos. Come aboard our safe and seaworthy US NAVY built Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB), and experience a unique & personal tour of the City!
Reviewed July 23, 2013

The trip was amazing from the beginning. You can see all the greatest landmarks NYC has to offer from a different point of view than the usual tourist photo shots. The weather did not help to the trip since it was cloudy most of the day but still it was a great experience. Captain Bjoern will position the boat so you can get amazing pictures. Also, he has a lot of interesting information about what you see during the trip.

Thank miguelmongui
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

Even though the weather was less than perfect, our photography group had a great time visiting New York/New Jersey sites from a waterway point of view. Our guide Bjoern Kils was outstanding in that he was informative about the area and he was more than willing to take us to any place that we suggested. Bjoern also is knowledgeable about photography and guided us to certain areas and viewpoints that made for great photos.

Thank happytraveller07430
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

Our family had a great time. Bjoern did a great job of showing us the sights. We were out for almost two hours and he showed us Midtown, Lower Manhattan, New Jersey, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the area around the Statue of Liberty. He stopped and let us take as many pictures as we wanted and was a knowledgeable tour guide, as well as a skilled boat captain. Also, it was fun to be in a speed boat on the river rather than a big tour boat.

Thank korndog1965
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Very much enjoyed time on the boat. It was an awesome way to see the city from the water. I was able to take great pictures. The tour guide was very personable and informative. We felt like we were on our own personal boat with a driver. It was so affordable that my friends and I plan to book another tour soon.

Thank Marigold1031
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Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

This is an excellent way to get an overview of the city in a personal, high speed way. Bjorn owns a former Navy Seals zodiac boat that he takes you all around the city in for 1.5 hours going at blazing speeds and then stopping at key places where he explains the city's history and landmarks. Far better value than helicopter tours. Cool breeze on a hot day.

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