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The BEAST Speedboat Ride

West 42nd Street and 12th Avenue, Pier 83, New York City, NY 10036
+1 212-563-3200
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The BEAST Speedboat Ride is a seasonal thrill ride in NYC open May - September. The BEAST leaves all others in its wake as the Captain takes this custom-built 70-foot offshore racing powerboat up to 45mph on a ride down to the Statue of Liberty.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“great fun” (44 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
West 42nd Street and 12th Avenue, Pier 83, New York City, NY 10036
+1 212-563-3200

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to ride the Beast as a last minute thing while we were in the NYC area. It was so much fun! Our 15 yo son enjoyed it also. Probably his favorite thing we did on this quick trip to NYC. We saw the...More

Thank Stacy J
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been to NYC many times and lived there for a year and I'm always amazed that there's something to do that I haven't done. This trip was with two 16 year old boys and a 10 year old boy so it's always nice...More

Thank DJKB
Reviewed 5 days ago

My 10 year-old son and I had only 8 hours in NYC and wanted to see the Statue of Liberty. What a fun and efficient way to do it! They made it extra exciting by pumping the tunes during the ride. Every time we hear...More

Thank McDonel
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had family in from out of town and took them on the Beast. The kids loved it. Just enough and they loved getting wet. You zip around the harbor with loud music playing. The staff was nice and even took pictures for us. The...More

Thank beachgirl7651
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much fun, from the moment you get on the guys are great. Blasting along the Hudson at 45mph with Alica Keys "new york" playing loud so much fun. You stop for pics at the statue of liberty and the guy goes up and down...More

Thank heales2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see the Statue of Liberty without getting off on the Island use the Beast. Its a wonderful fast paced experience. Zip around New York Harbor in the fantastic Beast, sometimes some people sitting on the aisle seats in the front get...More

Thank JoeP2794
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the kids (10-8) against their will - they loved it - crew is nice and the music is nice - just a head up - you will get wet - really wet and they even spray you close and personal But my kids...More

Thank Ahmed S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must do. The music is funky and I danced in my seat the whole time. The guide is great and is happy to take pictures as well as sprayed us with water when requested.

Thank Ateamtoursrubbish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On June 30, I booked "The Beast" speedboat ride at Pier 83 NYC. It was a lot of fun, got my picture taken onboard for free, and got in some great pictures to boot! The value of this is outstanding! Got a little wet from...More

Thank cbsimike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After 25 minutes trying, I managed to talk to a representative about safety. When I asked about life vests, the answer was "NO, but we have lap belts to keep you in your seat" and "nobody else has asked that question". NYC demands all boats...More

5  Thank mosolygo
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20 June 2017|
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Response from OrangeC0rk | Reviewed this property |
No you do not need to reserve they go every hour
14 May 2017|
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Response from OrangeC0rk | Reviewed this property |
yes I had a C3 Pass it was included with no extra cost
23 February 2017|
Response from wishesandreams |
I am pretty sure the New York Pass is the one found at newyorkpass . com (ignore the spaces, tripadvisor will not let me post a link) also, I do not know if this is included on the New York Pass, sorry. :(