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Short ferry to Manhattan from LIC

If you want to avoid traffic going to Manhattan from Long Island City it is best to take the ferry... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Dilip P
Vadodara, India

great way to see the city in a way not usually seen. Some people see the crazy part of the traffic... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2016
Eli A
Saint Cloud, Florida
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15 Apr 2018
“Great way to see new york”
4 Mar 2018
“Permanently Closed”
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Two Borden Avenue, Hunters Point, Long Island City, NY
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

The kids were a little scared but over all they did find. The water taxi was nice to be able to see new york. Good Visit

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank wendyjones152
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Water Taxi beach was an epic volleyball beach and dance floor on the water's edge. It was epic, but it has been replaced by a state park, which is nice, but no where near the same.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank karl J
Reviewed 4 August 2017

A great place to view, see the sights and have fun.. My daughter and I always take it whenever I am in town.. This is such a nice addition to Hunter's Point in LIC.. We Love it.. Cheap and easily access.. W/C access too..

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank BooBooBandaid
Reviewed 1 August 2017

it is worth the price! choose a day that is not too humid so you can enjoy the breeze. On a week day such as Monday or Wednesday less people you get great seats

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank loveoverhate2611
Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you want to avoid traffic going to Manhattan from Long Island City it is best to take the ferry. You cross the river in a very short time. If you are waiting for a ferry there is a restaurant on both sides of the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Dilip P
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

One of the funniest attractions that came with the New York Pass (a flop in terms of time and time). The crew is nice, even the girls at the desk by the pier, and the skinny guy on the boat gave the tourists funny tips...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

great way to see the city in a way not usually seen. Some people see the crazy part of the traffic, cars, people, all the noise, but there you see it in a different way. its surely recommended.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Eli A
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Water Taxi Beach was great fun, but things change rapidly in NY and alas it is no more. It has been replaced by the NYS Gantry Park which is lovely, but much larger and less funky.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Antoinette S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

You will get to see many things that are NOT visible from land. Breathtaking scenes of Brooklyn, the Statue of Liberty, Governors and Ellis Islands and Manhattan. If you get a daypass you can cruise up and down the Hudson River all you want. It's...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank cikkcakk
Reviewed 6 June 2016

First time in the city spending some time with family over the holiday, was a nice ride with very noligible people about the city

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank arthur b
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Mark A
30 August 2016|
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Response from cikkcakk | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website: 'nywatertaxi' or go to one of their piers in person. They have a permanent or mobile ticket booth at each stop.