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Staten Island Ferry

Open Now: 01:00 - 12:59
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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...more
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4 South Street, New York City, NY 10004
Financial District
+1 212-839-3061
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All reviews statue of liberty free ride manhattan skyline free view free service new york lower manhattan nice ride return journey battery park great trip great pictures take pictures terminal nyc disembarked commuters
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Reviewed yesterday

Anyone travelling to New York or the US cannot leave the country without visiting the original IronLady - Statue of Liberty. The visit by our families started with a drive to the Ferry wharf and then we took one of the many Staten Island ferry...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank oldmanmozz
Reviewed yesterday

The ferry is free and goes by the statue of liberty. Recommended even if you catch the return ferry straight back.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank _alp3108
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great 👍 way to see The Statue of Liberty and the skyline of New York City. The are lots of cruises and tours on offer down in the area but if you’re after some amazing photos, the ferry is a great option. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eliseamelia
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A free ferry every 30minutesnthat takes you last the statue giving you a great view of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Unless you particularly want to go and stand right next to the statue just get the ferry for free

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Scott P
Reviewed yesterday

I made an amazing video on the ferry ride...including the birds that followed. There is a poem about them. I have forgotten the author, but just to be on the ferry and know so many have ridden it in the past, to work, to play,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RamblingRose2
Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I take rides on the ferry back and forth in one sitting just because. It's a lot of fun and love to people watch

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Amy B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Used this ferry to cross to staton island on a visit , it passed straight by Statue of Liberty and got some fantastic pics , the ferry was free of charge and very fast

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 908JohnB908
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

THE Staten Island Ferry is a quick,CONVENIENT Way to get home to STATEN ISLAND. IT'S FREE!!! THERE are security and Police to keep you safe. IT Would be better if they didn't keep you waiting DOWNSTAIRS FOR 20 MINUTES While they do a "SWEEP". THE...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great way to see the Manhattan skyline and the Starue of Liberty ,a very pleasent ride to Staten Island ,and it's a free ferry service .very easy to get on and off with lots of good viewing spots on board .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the ferry and it was a nice ride. We were able to appreciate the statue of Liberty and some high rise buildings in the lower Manhattan area. We got a nice and sunny day, it was a nice and chilled experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ilmanzano
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23 November 2018|
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Response from UnimpressableMe | Reviewed this property |
The Staten Island ferry goes from downtown Manhattan to St George terminal on Staten Island. If you know what you are looking for and are on the right hand rearside on the ferry leaving from Manhattan you might get a... More
23 October 2018|
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Response from joewhiggins | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are toilets on board
23 October 2018|
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Response from Broadster67 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, absolutely sure there are toilets on board. The ferries are not small.