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We are a private charter company offering affordable cruise events in New York City. Our impressive line-up of cruises is perfect for any size of party and occasion.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
2430 Fdr Dr, New York City, NY 10010-4046
Kips Bay
+1 212-686-9200
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Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Worst experience of my life. The weather was bad this year in New York but timeless made the customers who expected a organized and comfortable experience a complete bad night. I waited more than 3 hours in line. One to go inside, one to get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Here is the tip: Sign up for the early bird special at $149 per person. Be at Pier 36 at 299 South Street by 5pm. The boat sails at 6. The food is like eating in a high school cafeteria but you are on a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Last night I cruised on the Timeless for the 4th of July fireworks dinner cruise. As previously mentioned by another reviewer, the location for departure (Pier 36), is not an obvious departure point, not easy to find, and there were no real directions or phone...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Chaos arriving on a freezing cold evening for a New Year’s Cruise - no signposts for our particular trip and no-one around to ask. A lot of angry customers being very verbal demanding their money back. We hung in and eventually found where we should...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Skip it everyone.. It was filthy.. no where to sit... it smelled horrible... Make sure not to buy tickets off the streets even if it was last minute..guys putting you on the bus even charging you a $1 extra cause they can get away with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We got our 4th of July tickets early and I am so glad I got them early. When we got to the boat we were upgraded to the VIP section. It was a fantastic upgrade. We had a private A/C room, with free booze, free...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

My 65th birthday was spent on board Jacana last Saturday with about 75 friends. We boarded between 7 and 7:30 for a champagne and appetizer reception, and then left the dock for a 3 hour cruise along the East River, up the Hudson, alongside Statue...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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