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Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Reviewed 14 August 2014

see NY from this superb angle - cheap transport - superb views of NY from the sea - crew were all very friendly and very very informative - happy to help with directions etc - in fact 1 of my sons lost his ticket which was a day pass but no questions were asked and no extra charges - would recommend - also nice to get away from the traffic !!! Went over to Statue of Liberty by water taxi - fab views of the new Towers built

Thank anne b
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Staying in midtown on 8th Avenue it was a no brainer using this hop on hop off service to get to Wall St and 9/11. We also took a cruise via rivals Circle Line tours, but the hop on hop off nature was more suited to reaching these places at a more sedate pace and picturesque route than say by subway. Running every 45 minutes it was easy to plan how long to spend at each site/drop off point, before looking to jump back on the next boat. Our guide was very knowledgeable and informative of the area and local sights as to be expected, and he'd clearly told his jokes many, many times before. If you travel on a bright, sunny day, make sure you have sunscreen on, as you're very exposed on the upper deck. Also manage your expectations for taking photos of the Statue of Liberty. It's difficult to take great shots when it's so sunny, especially facing into the sun. So maybe consider going earlier or later in the day.

Thank Mark J
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

An excellent way to see NYC if you are in a hurry, especially on a clear, sunny but very cold winter’s day. The ticket offered a Hop-on/Hop-off option that provided a very quick and efficient way to get around New York, but we chose to stay on board and do the whole tour in one trip. Our guide for the trip was DC who provided informative and witty commentary throughout the tour. Highly recommended and certainly an alternative to the much more expensive bus trips with their legion of touts hassling you on every street corner!

Thank beyondmetoo
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

We wanted to go around the Statue of Liberty and ellis island however the line was insane. We went to talk to the water taxi folks and they convinced us we should go with them. This was the best decision or us. We bought the all day access pass and were allowed to jump on and off at any location. Great way to see the city and get around. Plus they serve drinks on there and it was not overly crowded. People are constantly getting on and off so you can change seats. A/C downstairs also. Staff informative of landmarks and friendly!

Thank msfixit615
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

Just had a thoroughly enjoyable day on the New York Water Taxi. JP was our tour guide and he was informative and fun. Nicole, if you are reading this - It is very obvious he loves you. You are mentioned a lot! Not that it bothered us in the slightest. We did a bus tour earlier in week and the boat is much more enjoyable than sitting in traffic in the blazing sun. You get the best views of the new york skyline and the statue of liberty. Admittedly we didn't get off the boat to explore any other areas seeing as we had done the bus tour but all in all, well worth doing. Especially if you get JP as the guide.

Thank ktmcmorg
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