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New York Water Taxi is NYC’s only hop-on/hop-off by boat sightseeing with stops along the NY waterfront and much more. Whether you’re looking for sightseeing or private charter, New York Water Taxi has something for you. Our mission is to provide...more
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459 12th Ave, Pier 79, New York City, NY 10018
Financial District
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a good time. There was some wait at the pier and confusion as to what line to stand in( water taxi was clearly marked, other was not). We got great pictures of the Staue of Liberty and the bridges. The guide gave out good...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this experience. Seems like all the harbor cruises take you the same route, but on this one, tour guide David shared interesting info about the five boroughs, and what we were seeing from the boat. He told me things I hadn’t heard...More

Thank Kari N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They told us to get on the wrong boat, then dropped us at Brooklyn Army Terminal (middle of nowhere) told us to wait for the next boat to get us to where we needed to go. Wait was suppose to be 10 mins...that boat skipped...More

Thank statonball
Jade H, Public Relations Manager at New York Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for providing us your feedback. We do not have any stops at Brooklyn Army Terminal. We would like for you to reach out to us at guestservices@nycl.com, so we can better assist you with this matter. Zachary L Guest Services Manager New...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Practical and fast way to get from Time Square area (Midtown main port/departure) to downtown Manhattan. On the way see beautiful skyline and Statue of Liberty, It is not a cruise tour, this boat has speed and water can be rough at times. With the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to take the water taxi from midtown to Battery Park. We arrived early and got our tickets for the first taxi at 10AM. We waited in the hot sun and when it didn’t arrive asked staff only to be told it would be...More

Thank Carol L
Jade H, Public Relations Manager at New York Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for providing your feedback and letting us know about this issue, Carol L. We set a high standard for ourselves and are truly sorry to hear that standard was not met in your interaction with us. We hope you will give us the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What makes the NY Water Taxi unique is that you can hop on / hop off at various stops - Midtown, Wall Street, Battery Park and Brooklyn. It is also an all-day pass. We got on in Midtown, off at Battery Park, walked to the...More

Thank jacquelyn_hyde
Jade H, Public Relations Manager at New York Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Jacquelyn, We are pleased you enjoyed your cruise with us! We wanted to personally thank you for sharing your positive experience. We hope you can visit us again. Best, Zachary Lieberman Guest Services Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been to NYC 25+ times we have never taken a water cruise, looked at all the options and really the water taxi is a great one. No big crowds and you have several stops, taxi runs about 30 min apart so you can stop...More

Thank jrhaynie
Jade H, Public Relations Manager at New York Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your business and are utterly pleased that you like our cruises. We hope you can visit us again. Best, Zachary L Guest Services Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The New York Water Taxi is a large boat (not to confused with 'The Beast', operated by the dame company from the same location) boarded at Pier 83 at West 42nd. Street. The US$37 cost gives you all day access at the 4 stops on...More

Thank squashtragic
Jade H, Public Relations Manager at New York Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us. Cheers, New York Water Taxi

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a trip on the Water Taxi to enjoy NYC and the Hudson river under the cloudy weather. We bought the ticket at around 11 AM in the morning and we were super excited to get a full round tour and enjoy the areas...More

Thank hvlvh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were going to go to Liberty Island but there was a long queue. There was a tour guide who approached us and suggested the Water Taxi... he wasn't on commission just a friendly guy who wanted to help! There was no queue, but we...More

Thank Graham M
Jade H, Public Relations Manager at New York Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, Graham M. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us. Cheers, New York Water Taxi

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Mark V
12 July 2018|
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Response from Mr V | Reviewed this property |
I guess it depends where you intend to catch it from. There is a big parking garage across from the air, sea museum and short walk from there.
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Teddy_Llong
5 October 2017|
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Response from Audrey A | Reviewed this property |
Yes the view of the skyline from here is amazing!! Definitely my favorite pictures I took my whole trip. Great view of the island of Manhattan, as well as the Statue of Liberty. If you go in the afternoon when the sun is... More
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rissy821
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Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can do basicly what you like when you like, thats the beauty of using the NY water taxi. Enjoy your trip.
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