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The BEAST Speedboat Ride

West 42nd Street and 12th Avenue, Pier 83, New York City, NY 10036
+1 212-563-3200
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The BEAST Speedboat Ride is a seasonal thrill ride in NYC open May - September. The BEAST leaves all others in its wake as the Captain takes this custom-built 70-foot offshore racing powerboat up to 45mph on a ride down to the Statue of Liberty.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“speed boat” (50 reviews)
“great fun” (44 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
West 42nd Street and 12th Avenue, Pier 83, New York City, NY 10036
+1 212-563-3200

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

New York is full of trips and cruises to and past the statue etc . But this is by far the best value for money fun . All the thrill off a speedboat ride but then it stops at the statue for photos and great...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 3 days ago

I turned up for this attraction as part of the NY pass to be told it was cancelled due to the wind. So I asked to book for the following day and was told 'just turn up - mid morning is the best'. Got there...More

1  Thank Empathology
Reviewed 6 days ago

we missed our ferry appointment due to traffic and decided to take a ride on the BEAST to still fit in seeing the Statue of Liberty with the shorter time slot that we had. It was soooo much fun. The "handlers" on the boat were...More

Thank aamirabella
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a brilliant way to see the New York skyline and statue of liberty. It's real good fun and we'll worth doing. Would highly recommend it and the crew are really friendly and witty. Really enjoyed it. Many thanks julie and matt x

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing experience! Thank you Thank You Thank You. The views, the atmosphere, the speed, the music, the crew, this is the most fun thing to do in NY.

1  Thank OrangeC0rk
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was plain fun! We sat at the front, the fellows running the boat were happy and took a lot of photos for us. We really enjoyed this ride

1  Thank Lee D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic 30 minute speedboat ride alongside the NYC skyline and around the Statue Of Liberty. Great music, great hosts and a very good chance that you will get wet. Included on the NY Pass.

1  Thank Paige J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic way to see New York and pick the flies from your teeth at the same time (No Fly's!) Fantastic way to see the vista and Statue of Liberty. Staff courteous and professional, Go on treat yourself..! They are happy to take photos for you.....More

1  Thank Phil C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh wow! There are lots of different boat trips and ferries on The Hudson, but this has to be the most fun! Zooming along with music blaring the speedboat felt like the naughty kid on the block. It slows down near the Statue for photos....More

1  Thank sandik355
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this boat trip over the net before arriving in New York for $29. The place is very easy to find, Pier 83 is right next to the USS Intrepid Air and Space museum . A taxi from central park and 59th street cost...More

2  Thank Nick G
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Do I need to make a reservation for 3 people for tomorrow Wednesday, June 21st, 2017?
21 June 2017|
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Response from OrangeC0rk | Reviewed this property |
No you do not need to reserve they go every hour
Is a ride on The Beast included in the New York City Pass? (newyorkpass . com)
15 May 2017|
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Response from OrangeC0rk | Reviewed this property |
yes I had a C3 Pass it was included with no extra cost
HI! will be in NYC march 11-14 and would like to take daughter. What are your hours and also what is a new york pass that i saw in an above answer
24 February 2017|
Response from wishesandreams |
I am pretty sure the New York Pass is the one found at newyorkpass . com (ignore the spaces, tripadvisor will not let me post a link) also, I do not know if this is included on the New York Pass, sorry. :(