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Empire City Watersports

Open Now: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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An adventure

This was quite an adventure. If you have any reservations at all about jetskiing in the Hudson... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Brooklyn, New York
So much fun!

We celebrated my boyfriend's birthday by jetskiing with Empire City Watersports and we had a blast... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
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  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
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  • Terrible17%
3 Sep 2018
“Worst Experience - Unfriendly staff”
1 Aug 2018
“So much fun!”
Empire City Watersports offers jet ski tours of the Statue of Liberty, Coney Island, Brooklyn Bridge & more! Come see New York City like never before!
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1900 Shore Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11214-6626
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The Jetski tour is a nightmare for beginners. If you ride they jet ski at a slow pace they will come by you and say that “you are costing us more gas and we will charge you more”. The tour guides will leave you behind...More

Thank Aditya T
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We celebrated my boyfriend's birthday by jetskiing with Empire City Watersports and we had a blast! They are located in Brooklyn but I think because we came up the Upper Bay to towards the Statue of Liberty, went across passed Governor's Island and up to...More

Thank ErasC1
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Very down to earth staff. Never was safety compromised. There’s always a staff member at the top of the group to lead, and another at the end for the group safety. The big ships sailed past us and they warned us of the potential waves...More

Thank KKua
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Eric is awesome! He toured us to the Statue of Liberty and under the bridges in the east river! Great trip!

Thank Vanessa R
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I went with a couple of friends and had a great time One of the jet skis broke midway and our friend couldn't complete the tour but they rescheduled him for free and threw in some extras Had a great time and would highly recommend

Thank kleinsamuel
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was quite an adventure. If you have any reservations at all about jetskiing in the Hudson, then I would listen to your gut and maybe not take part. Hudson River water is.... iffy... and it will get in your face, splash your eyes, and...More

1  Thank kablooom
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This was the most fun I had this summer in NYC, starting with the first phone call until the end of the tour! John it's super nice and Jason was the best instructor basically just went with us and let us be like kids, as...More

Thank Rathel N
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Really was an amazing experience. We did the Statue of Liberty tour and had two people on our jetski. It was fun, and a fantastic way to see the city. Thanks to the staff who really made the experience a 5/5.

1  Thank Quinn C
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Everything about our experience was great. John was a great tour guide and the rest of the staff was friendly as well. As far as the bad reviews on trip adviser I would not listen to them. If you can listen to instruction, read everything...More

2  Thank Eric H
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

One of the worst tourist experiences I've ever had. We spent about an hour and a half getting there from Manhattan and were very excited as we had read great reviews and heard great things. When we arrived on the jetty the welcome we received...More

1  Thank rebeccajaneme
Empire J, Owner at Empire City Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2016

We are sorry for your bad experience. We are unsure why you spent an hour and half getting to us from Manhattan as we are only 30-45 minutes from Manhattan. You read great reviews and heard great things from your friend, Storm, who reached out...More

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