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Save up to 45% on Beast Speedboat Cruise and 49 other New York attractions with the New York Explorer Pass.

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Beast Speedboat Cruise

A $29.00 value - Included with your New York Explorer Pass!

Includes these Extra(s)

  • VIP Line Privileges
Hold onto your hats because for 30 fun-filled minutes! The Beast leaves all others in its wake as the Captain takes this custom-built 70-foot offshore racing powerboat up to 45 mph on a ride down to the Statue of Liberty. (Children must be 40”/100cm.)

Please note that the Beast does not operate until May 4th,2013.

This attraction is seasonal and may be closed during your visit. Please verify this attraction's closings below.

Closings

Labor Day - May 3

Note

Cruise lasts 30 minutes. Children must be 40inches/100cm. The Beast does not operate when raining.

Please note that you may choose ONE Circle Line Sightseeing cruise during the life of your New York Explorer Pass: the Liberty Cruise, the Beast Speedboat Ride, OR the Semi-Circle Cruise.

Phone: (212) 563-3200

Website: Circle Line Sightseeing

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 4.5 out of 5 stars (based on 2 customer ratings)
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Fun, exciting ride!
By RJ Verified Reviewer from UK on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations :

When choosing one of the cruises, definitely go for the speedboat ride! In just 30 minutes you will have your heart racing, see some amazing views of Manhattan and the islands (including the Statue of Liberty) and you may even get a little wet! Brilliant trip and so much fun! You also get to skip the long line for the cruise too which makes this the perfect start to a morning or end to a long day of visiting central Manhattan!

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Not for the faint at heart
By Claris from New York, NY on
Pros:
Great Way To Cool Off, PURE FUN, Great 80's Music
Cons:
Music Can Get Loud,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations :

Gave this as a gift to my husband. It was everything it promised to be, fast, thrilling, you get a little wet depending on where you sit and if you're not a fan of 80's music at high volumes this might not be for you. But it was a lot of fun, a great way to see the city and cool down from the heat! Be warned if you're someone who isn't a fan of rollercoasters this might be too much for you but if you like fast pace turns, an entertaining guide and the water, you'll love it!

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Hours

May 3–September 28, 2014 10:00 am–6:00 pm, every hour on the hour

Driving Directions

From George Washington Bridge, Westchester or Connecticut: Take the Henry Hudson Parkway (Route 9A), go south to West 43rd Street. Make a right at 43rd Street to Pier 83.

Public Transportation

1, 2, 3, 7, 9, A, C, E, N, Q or R to Times Square 42nd Street; train B, D, F to 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, or 4, 5, 6.

Address

Pier 83, West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
  • Seasonal
  • Good for families
  • Parking available
  • Restaurant or snack bar
  • Restrooms
  • Disabled access
  • Reservations not required

New York Explorer Pass

  • FREE guidebook
    in English, German, Spanish, French, and Portuguese!

At a Glance

Address

Pier 83, West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

Phone: (212) 563-3200

Website: Circle Line Sightseeing

Adult Gate PriceChild Gate Price
$29.00 $23.00