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NYC Water Transportation
Whether you want to see the Statue of Liberty up close, sail off on a
romantic sunset cruise, or just get from point A to point B, the
following companies have what you need.
- The Circle Line
Circle Line has two convenient locations and numerous cruises to
choose from including speedboat tours and sunset cruises.
- World Yacht
If a romantic cruise is what you want, World Yacht is the place to
get it. World Yacht specializes in elegant dining cruises and can
be booked for private parties. Climate control insures a wonderful
ride any time of year.
- New York Harbor Cruises
New York Harbor offers events for 50-360 guests with a climate-controlled cabin and state-of-the-art sound and lighting facilities.
- City Lights Cruises
City Lights offers party-dance cruise.
- Spirit Cruises
A Spirit Lunch or Dinner Cruise promises a whole new kind of
entertainment. Great food, music and views of the Manhattan Skyline
are just the beginning.
Excursions on Schooner Adirondack
The 78-foot Schooner Adirondack was "uniquely and specifically
built to combine the style of the old world classic schooners and
the comfort, efficiency, and safety of the passenger yachts of today
for an exhilarating sailing experience." Now offering 2-hour
sails four times a day from Chelsea Piers.
- The Ellis Island/Liberty Island Ferry
Round trip fare, which includes admission to both the Statue of
Liberty and Ellis Island, is $8 for adults, $6 for senior citizens,
$3 for children 3-17 years old, and free to children 3 and under.
Adult Groups (25 or more adults) pay $7 per person.
- The Staten Island Ferry
The Staten Island Ferry is the main mode of transportation between
the boroughs of Staten Island and Manhattan. During the 25 minute
ride, you'll pass Governor's Island and the Statue of Liberty. Best of
all, the ferry is now FREE!!!
- The New York Waterway
NY Waterway operates ferries from New York to Tarrytown, Weehawken,
Hoboken, Jersey City, Long Island Queens, and the Liberty Science
Center. They also offer sightseeing cruises.
The Department of Transportation has a section on ferries on their homepage