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A good way to travel into the city

We took the NY Ferry from Hoboken Station at 9:48am on a Sunday morning and it brought us not far... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Nancy L
Montreal, Canada
An excellent alternative to driving into the city

We have found this is less stressful, faster, more entertaining and sometimes cheaper than going... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Richard B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the ferry from Paulus hook, to Midtown today. Has a great experience. Bought our tickets while walking over to the ferry. The ferry itself was comfortable and fairly quick. About thirty minutes to midtown. Parking at 10 Exchange place was affordable and very easy,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MaryGB619
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in jersey city , ny water ways convenient way to travel to manhattan boat goes straight over to Brookfield place nr 9 11 site and also up to mid town at 39th street I walked from terminal to 5th ave it takes a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

on tome and clean, never had an issue, mates were good and gave help to people that needed it. temperature was controlled and comfortable

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marc d
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We took the NY Ferry from Hoboken Station at 9:48am on a Sunday morning and it brought us not far from the World Trade Center Memorial. The price was 12$ for two people, no traffic, quick and less than 17 minutes. I highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Boats are constantly out of service. Last night's cabin has so much carbon monoxidate that I had a huge headache when I got off. Supposedly a 40 minute commute to Belford can take up to 2 hrs bc boats r so old. They try to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hshamus
Reviewed 6 September 2018

If you take it all the time I'm sure it is a terrific service. If it is your first time or you expect help from the staff like stop announcements, guidance or assistance. Good luck! because no one cares. After getting off at Hoboken because...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank ryanfamilyof6
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I took my 83 year old mom on the 4th of the July cruise IT WAS GREAT!!!!!!!!. We sat upstairs in the back of the boat the views were OUTRAGEOUSLY, FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!Listen I am a life long New Jersey Resident who travels into NYC all the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Laura G
Reviewed 8 July 2018

To get to Governor's Island on the weekends you must use this service, if you want to call it that. Let's start with the website which suggests tickets must be purchased on a mobile ap within 90 minutes of departure. We struggled with the ap,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vinny46
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We have found this is less stressful, faster, more entertaining and sometimes cheaper than going directly into the city when you compare the fees to tolls, parking, etc in NYC. Parking garage is across the street, nice view of the skyline and free shuttle buses...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

This is a very good cheap way to view the New York skyline from water.This is a local public ferry just go up and down for the view.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from eblamey | Reviewed this property |
Took me about 20 minutes too half an hour
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
I know when I arrive at the 39th St terminal they have buses to 44th/57th, Mid Town and the financial area. Therefore, I don't think it matters much, but there is also a very terminal in the World Financial area, which is... More