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Water Taxi Beach

Two Borden Avenue, Hunters Point, Long Island City, NY
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Good way to go up the river.

We only rode from Hunters Point to The Brooklyn Bridge, but we enjoyed the ride and decided doing... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2015
cjkvwatson
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city pass

We had a New York city pass and when we went to get a ticket, the girl said,"the machine that scans... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2015
dobbo1947
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“great ride” (2 reviews)
“hudson river” (2 reviews)
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Two Borden Avenue, Hunters Point, Long Island City, NY
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Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

We only rode from Hunters Point to The Brooklyn Bridge, but we enjoyed the ride and decided doing the hop on and off would be a nice way to see other places like Williamsburg or Governors's Island.

Thank cjkvwatson
Reviewed 16 June 2015

We had a New York city pass and when we went to get a ticket, the girl said,"the machine that scans the passes isn't working" and she sits there waving this scanner in the air like it was alive or something she wasn't very helpful...More

1  Thank dobbo1947
Reviewed 6 June 2014

The boat was quite and smooth and even tho it is just a taxi it was one of my favourite things in New York the crew was awesome full of knowledge and gave a better tour than the tour boats recommend using the water taxi...More

4  Thank Dion92
Reviewed 8 January 2014

This place operates in the warmer months. You'll probably have to take a bus to find it. There's a volleyball set up as well as several restaurants. It's by a water taxi stop so if you are in Manhattan or Brooklyn you can float on...More

2  Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed 13 December 2013

We used the Water Taxi to visit different areas of New York City. DC was our guide/"Cruise Director". He has lived in New York all his life and was amazing with all the history and dates that he gave us. Different stops are for seeing...More

6  Thank aljrg90
Reviewed 23 November 2013

What a great spot for playing in the sand! Volleyball on a beach with the Manhattan skyline as a backdrop! And they had a bar! It was great while it lasted.

1  Thank Antoinette S
Reviewed 9 July 2013

I've been going to NYC for years and this was my first time using the Water Taxi. What a great value! The convenience of getting off when and where you want coupled with the reasonable fare and coolness of traveling on the water makes this...More

2  Thank mistiblu1969
Reviewed 8 July 2013

This beach is closed. The city is now building a dog park. Very sad this went. Apparently the neighborhood did not like the loud noise from the beach.

1  Thank Fashioncory
Reviewed 24 April 2013

Get some air and water spray on a fast ride while getting scopes on the Hudson and its city skyline surroundings.

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 1 April 2013

My sister use to live in LIC and the water Taxi beach is fun and also a convenient and fun way to get to NYC.

Thank LainieM_13
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Mark A
29 August 2016|
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Response from cikkcakk | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website: 'nywatertaxi' or go to one of their piers in person. They have a permanent or mobile ticket booth at each stop.
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