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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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Daily, year-round, narrated Statue of Liberty Harbor Tours, Sunset and...

Daily, year-round, narrated Statue of Liberty Harbor Tours, Sunset and Seasonal Cruises on unique, double-decker catamarans. Custom group and private charters also available.

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USD 129.00*
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Viator VIP: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Memorial
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Statue of Liberty Express Cruise
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Statue of Liberty Evening Cruise

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Very good day tour to see city sites

Jim was knowledgeable and entertaining. Phil was knowledgeable and entertaining on the water taxi. Saw empire state bldg intrepid exibits and 911 site and museum. Also saw... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Jim was knowledgeable and entertaining. Phil was knowledgeable and entertaining on the water taxi. Saw empire state bldg intrepid exibits and 911 site and museum. Also saw statue of liberty by water.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I traveled to NYC for the first time during December. One of the things I was anxious to do was see the city from the water. After doing some research Water Taxi won based on tour times offered and they had the best rates. We did the Statue by Night tour on a Friday evening. It was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose to use the water taxi to venture downtown during our stay. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, and a special mention to Patrick who really made the trip memorable for us. You're given full history of certain sights and told when they will be back for your hop on - hop off tickets to be used. We... More 

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Kalama, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Two friends & I had tickets for a different boat cruise around the Statue. The boat had mechanical issues so we opted for a refund and walked down the Pier to find another boat. NY Water Taxi had a departure that worked for us. We were at the back of the line so ended up standing on the upper deck... More 

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New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have heard great things from a number of people about New York Water Taxi tours and I am almost certain that their tours are first rate (I live in the NYC area and I regularly speak to people that haven taken New York Water Taxi trips). With high hopes, I purchased two tickets (my wife and I) for the... More 

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NYWaterTaxi, Manager at New York Water Taxi, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, Thank you for providing your feedback about your experience. I'm sorry that it took so long, but we were able to be process and issue the refund. For extra security measures to protect the customer we do not keep credit card information on file. The manager who processes refunds has been out sick recently which the caused the... More 

Victoriaville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommand this to everyone. They have multiple location that you can get in NY and back on the boat. And they go near the Statue of Liberty to get great pictures.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used this service as part of the New York pass and weren't disappointed. The taxi left on time from Pier 79, with the option of seating indoors or out. Our guide, Jim, was very knowledgeable and pointed out loads of interesting facts throughout the journey - crucially (especially for kids), he also made the commentary fun!! We were even... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We pre booked the all day hop on hop off with 9/11 museum admission . What a great day - be warned though they are on winter timetable so every 90 mins not 45mins as on their leaflet. Really good value. We hopped on at pier 79 down to 9/11. Once we had done museum we got back on and... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

NY Water Taxi offers a variety of cruises/services, and here on TripAdvisor you will find reviews for all of them mixed together. The service we used was the All Access Pass, which allows you to get on and off all day long at any of six stops in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Despite the consistently good reviews on TripAdvisor, I found... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here's the thing about those little yellow water taxis. You see them all around the New York City waterfront and never give them a lot of thought. But, that's where you'd be wrong. I have done Carribean, Mexico, Greek Island, and other world cruises, and locally, I have sailed on NYC dinner cruises, Statue of Liberty cruises. and day cruises... More 

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