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The best way to witness the jewels of the New York Harbor, and to take in the stunning Manhattan skyline, is to take a ride on the Zephyr Statue of Liberty Express Cruise. Take in 400 years of NYC history — including Brooklyn and Ellis Island — with a tour that narrates the story of the harbor from the first settlement to today.
From May to November, your Statue of Liberty Express Cruise also includes a bonus one-day Hop-on Hop-off Water Taxi pass. The Statue of Liberty Water Taxi allows you to hop on and off at your leisure wherever you want along the route!
HoursJanuary – March: 10:00am-3:00pm, hourly aboard New York Water Taxi April – December: 10:00am, 11:15 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00pm, 3:30 pm, 5:00pm* aboard ZEPHYR *5:00pm boat offered May – September only
ClosingsChristmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.
Present your New York City Explorer Pass at the NY Water Taxi Ticket Desk at South Street Seaport. There, you will receive a ticket for the ZEPHYR Cruise, in addition to a pass for the Hop-on Hop-off water taxi. Please retain both tickets.
NotePlease be aware that this is a cruise. The Statue of Liberty Express does not dock at any of the various sites around the Harbor.
Included Extra(s)Extra: Priority Boarding.
Address89 South Street, Pier 16 (Corner of Fulton Avenue and South Street) Departs from South Street Seaport’s Pier 16. New York, NY
Public TransportationBy Subway: Take 2, 3, 4, 5, J, Z, or M to Fulton Street; A, C to Broadway – Nassau; E towards Fulton Street; Walk east on Fulton Street to Water Street. By Bus: Take M15 (South Ferry sign) down 2nd Avenue to Fulton Street. By Car: Pier 16. See directions for SHARK.
As an added benefit, those with New York City Explorer Passes get Priority Boarding on this sightseeing cruise. You will have an excellent chance to secure seating on the coveted top deck (which is offered on a first come basis). The top deck of the Statue of Liberty Water Taxi offers stunning 360 degree views and is a great place to take photographs. The top deck is exposed to the weather, so make sure to dress appropriately.
Save on admission for a Statue of Liberty Water Taxi, plus New York City’s top museums, sights, and tours all for one low price with the New York Explorer Pass!
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