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Staten Island Ferry

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Address: 4 South Street, New York City, NY 10004
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The Ferry operates between the St. George Ferry Terminal on Staten Island...

The Ferry operates between the St. George Ferry Terminal on Staten Island and the Whitehall Terminal in Lower Manhattan. The trip is about 25 minutes long. The Ferry is free.

The St. George Terminal is located at 1 Bay Street, Staten Island.

The Whitehall Terminal is located at 4 South Street, Manhattan.

Passengers using wheelchairs are encouraged to use lower-level boarding at both the Whitehall and St. George Terminals. All passengers are required to comply with applicable U.S. Coast Guard Security Regulations regardless of which level they board from.

The Staten Island Ferry does not carry cars.

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Something that's free in New York City !!!

Rather than wait for the 1 to 2 hour queues (minimum) to get to see the Statute of Liberty up close and personal, why not jump on the Staten Island ferry? These modern, clean... read more

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today NEW

Rather than wait for the 1 to 2 hour queues (minimum) to get to see the Statute of Liberty up close and personal, why not jump on the Staten Island ferry? These modern, clean vessels run around the clock, free of charge - no kidding - across to Staten Island (and back)! You get an amazing view of the New... More 

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

just rode back and forth a couple times. had a beer and cruised. price for the beer was good. just family fun at its best. being silly. did go by statue of liberty for free.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

beautiful view of Manhattan skyline, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn all for free! And the ferry itself is huge taking in a large amount of people and still not feel crowded.

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North Salem, New York
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always on time and always direct to and from Staten Island. Perfect way to see the statue of liberty and sunsets.

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Broomfield
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we saw the long lines for the Statue of Livery and Ellis island cruises, and didn't want to get trapped all day, so we decided to try the FREE Staten Island Ferry. We were able to get on right away with thousands of other people, see the beautiful harbor sights and come right back. Not a bad deal at all!

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Swanley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited The SOL and Staten Island on the same day and passed both several times on the water taxis which were great. When visiting the island, get the audio tour.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Sadly we had much fog in March 2016 but a great way to see this monument. Wrap up warm if in the winter months in December 2016 hands were frozen and could hardly speak, we turned back to visit another day.

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first time I go to america and a suspected bomb was found at the terminal amazing good going america really.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much is free in New York. This ride still is. Board the ferry at the tip of Manhattan near Battery Park. Large terminal with ferries leaving every 30 minutes. Ferries hold a LOT of people. Ride gives you stunning view of lower manhattan and statue of liberty. About 30 minutes. We got off and had lunch outside looking back... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we go to NYC probably twice a year for the last 15 or more years. and it wasnt until probably 3 years ago that we took the advice of someone to take the staten island ferry. it is free and you get a nice ride past the statue of liberty and have tons of photo ops going over to staten... More 

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