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Water Taxi Beach

Two Borden Avenue, Hunters Point, Long Island City, NY
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The boat was quite and smooth and even tho it is just a taxi it was one of my favourite things in... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2014
Dion92
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
ANew York City Kind of Beach

This place operates in the warmer months. You'll probably have to take a bus to find it. There's a... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2014
Zoom_Gotti
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Henderson, Nevada
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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Two Borden Avenue, Hunters Point, Long Island City, NY
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

The boat was quite and smooth and even tho it is just a taxi it was one of my favourite things in New York the crew was awesome full of knowledge and gave a better tour than the tour boats recommend using the water taxi...More

4  Thank Dion92
Reviewed 8 January 2014

This place operates in the warmer months. You'll probably have to take a bus to find it. There's a volleyball set up as well as several restaurants. It's by a water taxi stop so if you are in Manhattan or Brooklyn you can float on...More

2  Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed 13 December 2013

We used the Water Taxi to visit different areas of New York City. DC was our guide/"Cruise Director". He has lived in New York all his life and was amazing with all the history and dates that he gave us. Different stops are for seeing...More

6  Thank aljrg90
Reviewed 24 November 2013

What a great spot for playing in the sand! Volleyball on a beach with the Manhattan skyline as a backdrop! And they had a bar! It was great while it lasted.

1  Thank Antoinette S
Reviewed 9 July 2013

I've been going to NYC for years and this was my first time using the Water Taxi. What a great value! The convenience of getting off when and where you want coupled with the reasonable fare and coolness of traveling on the water makes this...More

2  Thank mistiblu1969
Reviewed 8 July 2013

This beach is closed. The city is now building a dog park. Very sad this went. Apparently the neighborhood did not like the loud noise from the beach.

1  Thank Fashioncory
Reviewed 24 April 2013

Get some air and water spray on a fast ride while getting scopes on the Hudson and its city skyline surroundings.

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 1 April 2013

My sister use to live in LIC and the water Taxi beach is fun and also a convenient and fun way to get to NYC.

Thank LainieM_13
Reviewed 31 March 2013

The on off water taxi is an amazing way to see different areas of New York, we used this to visit the 9/11 Memorial site and saw a few other areas on the way, you could actually spend all day getting on and off at...More

1  Thank LanzaroteCruiser
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Took a water taxi across to Jersey one lovely spring afternoon with friends. So much more comfortable and relaxing than taking a train, a but or, heavens forbid, driving! When we got to the Jersey side, we walked around, had a cup of coffee and...More

Thank EllyDresden
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Mark A
How can I purchase tickets for the water taxi ride at Long Island city park?
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.
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