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Address: West 42nd Street and 12th Avenue, Pier 83, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: +1 212-563-3200
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The BEAST Speedboat Ride is a seasonal thrill ride in NYC open May -...

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.

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Quick, fun blast to see the Statue of Liberty if short of time, great for kids

We are a family of 5 with boys of 16, 13 and a girl of 11. We were only in NYC for 3 nights so were short of time and wanted a fun way to swing by the Statue of Liberty and to see... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
MontyBobbyBlue
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Farnham, United Kingdom

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a family of 5 with boys of 16, 13 and a girl of 11. We were only in NYC for 3 nights so were short of time and wanted a fun way to swing by the Statue of Liberty and to see Lower Manhattan from the water. We did this via the Explorer pass and because it was... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Chose this as we wanted to see the statue in a shorter time. We laughed so hard speeding there? Making fun of those who chose the slow ferry and by far the coolest way to see the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty. Best attraction we did, a really class act!

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We enjoyed the 30 minutes of fun on the Beast, we did it just for that reason, we didn’t want to be on a ferry for hours and we were able to take as many photos at the Statue of Liberty as there was not many on the Beast so the deckhand was taking photos of all the couples got... More 

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Temecula, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

My son and I were in NYC for a short trip. He wanted to do this ride to see the Statue of Liberty. This is a great way to see Lady Liberty if you don't have much time. It is great cause its about a 30 min ride. The Captain and 1st mate were great and kept us entertained. The... More 

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The beast a fast speed boat ride out to the Statue of Liberty and back. An exciting way of seeing the Manhattan skyline,the Statue and New Jersey. Be warned you may get wet. We recomend this trip. Short but great fun. The staff were friendly and helpful.

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Thurso, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

To be honest, I thought it would have been more thrill seeking. On saying that, we did enjoy ourselves, and we were able to take photos at the Statue of Liberty. We had a good laugh. And it was a lovely warm sunny day.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We visited the Beast in September - there was still lovely weather. It's a fantastic and fun way to see the skyline and statue of Liberty. I'd seen a video before we went on and I thought it was going to be really cheesy. I threw off my stiff upper lip and had a great time, loving the speed, music... More 

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Science Hill, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We rode the speedboat past the Liberty and around Manhattan. Tthe views were great! The guides on the boat were so informative and nice. So glad we did this boat instead of the two hour ones. Oh yeah you might get wet!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I literally laughed for the entire ride!!!!!!! We had a bit of time to spare so thought this would be ideal and it did not disappoint! The crew were great, taking photos for you before setting off and when we reached the Statue of Liberty. I loved the music they played as we headed high speed along the Hudson! I... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We initially chose the Beast option as we didn't have time to go on one of the longer sightseeing cruises to look at the Statue of Liberty. This ended up being one of the highlights of our time in New York! The 30 minute ride up to see the Statue was so exciting! We sped along with a great view... More 

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