A trip in a water taxi will help you navigate through the Big Apple.

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The taxi boat

Curious yellow boats.

There are numerous ways to explore the city of New York. Some of the fastest ways are by taxi or, depending on the area, by bus. However, we do recommend taking a Water Taxi at least once while you’re here. These yellow boats are a familiar sight, and they are a great way to see the city when you first arrive in New York. These aquatic taxis cover the entire Manhattan peninsula in 90 minutes, with explanations of each area of the city. You will see the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and New Jersey, cross the River Hudson and arrive at the Brooklyn Bridge. This is a great way to familiarise yourself with the city before visiting on-foot. The views of Manhattan from the water are also absolutely stunning. A useful tip is to take this trip late afternoon, to enjoy the beautiful view of the sun setting over New York from the deck. Truly unforgettable.

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