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Staten Island Ferry

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Address: 4 South Street, New York City, NY 10004-1940
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Used for sightseeing and transportation for commuters.

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Quick trip to view the Statue of Liberty

We took this ferry to staten island and back to get a relatively close view of the statue of liberty without spending a fortune or taking too much time out of our schedule.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took this ferry to staten island and back to get a relatively close view of the statue of liberty without spending a fortune or taking too much time out of our schedule.

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Newtown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want great views of the statue of liberty take the free ferry and i have to say the ferry is very clean and well policed.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The ferry is a great way to see the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline. South Ferry Terminal has Wendy's and several other fast food options.

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here to visit and see the skylines and lady liberty. Good views and very good staff. Food is available onboard as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Provides you with a great view of NYC. If you have time then it is worth doing. Good for the whole family

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When i reached the southern ferry terminal, there were some afro-american sellers who were convincing people towards costly tour agents. Totally avoid them and go inside the terminal. There is a ferry every 30 minutes to Staten island. I took lot of picture of Statue of liberty and really enjoyed the journey while sitting on the balcony bench. After reaching... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A good way to get close to the Statue of.liberty without going onto Ellis Island. My friend and I weren't so bothered about going onto the island so took this ferry as it is free. Gets you across to Staten Island but not much else to it

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the ride !!! So much to see going and coming back !! You get to see all kinds of sights !! Fun

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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First it's free, then you are taking a boat ride by Lady Liberty herself. No wonder this is a top NYC attraction!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staten Island Ferry is such a good service and it doesn't cost a single penny! Ferry runs every half hour, from South Ferry Terminal to Staten Island. Very easy to use and understand. Ferry times are displayed at both South Ferry Terminal and Staten Island. Be warned, upon arrival at Staten Island you do need to wait half an hour... More 

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