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New York Water Taxi

459 12th Ave, Pier 79, New York City, NY 10018
+1 212-742-1969
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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 entertaining, stimulating, and enlightening ways to see New York City’s dazzling skyline, celebrated bridges, and lush waterfront parks, while maintaining a community-conscious fleet that honors our cherished waterways. Our professional crew and staff provide the best customer service this side of the Hudson by maintaining only the highest standards for ourselves and our customers. Enjoy the ride!
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459 12th Ave, Pier 79, New York City, NY 10018
Financial District
+1 212-742-1969
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Sometimes when you are traveling from one place to another it is not practical to take a car and the more direct route is over the water. NY Water taxi serves that purpose and at a reasonable cost.

Thank Sheryl T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the 1 hour harbour tour with the 'Taxi' as part of the New York pass. Comprehensive non-stop tour of the harbour and the ' Statue of Liberty ' and ' Ellis Island.' Lovely live commentary with jokes and anecdotes. Good views from the open...More

Thank eonaLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This taxi makes four stops. The ride is smooth which is important because I have a tendency to get sea sick. If you are not interested in actually stopping off at Liberty or Ellis Island then this is the best way to get to see...More

Thank c_estrellaroca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited IKEA‘s show room in Brooklyn today and went by there by the water taxi shuttle run by this company. The trip was absolutely delightful, and the staff was very friendly. Although it was very foggy day, we saw a great deal of New...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this tour! Patrick, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable. Saw a lot of the city from the waterfront.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister recommended this tour to me and I am so glad it was the perfect tour. We had an exceptional guide who had a wealth of knowledge on all sites that we visited. She also shared her personal experiences that you just wouldn't get...More

Thank Carmen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a great way to see 9/11 world trade centre memorial, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the sky line we loved it, there is 4 stops you can hop on and hop off at any on

Thank juliehop27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a fun and well priced view of New York, I highly recommend checking out the New York Water Taxi. You get a nice trip around the bay via the Hudson river and see some of the historic and up coming landmarks of...More

1  Thank Brett C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely journey on the NY Water Taxi, saw all the best sights, thought the staff were really friendly and helpful (happy to take numerous pictures for us). It rained, but we still loved it.

Thank googees
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

'Caught' the first water taxi of the day at 10.00 am on a Saturday morning. The taxi itself was pleasant enough with both inside seating 'downstairs' and outside seating 'upstairs.' There is also a bar and toilet facilities. Although a 'taxi' there is a guide...More

Thank Yvonne B
Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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4 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
2 September 2017|
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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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Response from GarTheFoodie | Reviewed this property |
You hit Statue of Liberty after DUMBO stop. You just pass by and not stop.