"Staten Island ferry" Staten Island Ferry Tip by Jenniflower

Staten Island Ferry, New York City: 25 reviews and 33 photos

There is a very handy and cheap (free!) ferry service that transfers people to and fro, and is one of the nicest, if not THE nicest ferry trips I have ever been on.

It is a huge ferry and carries 60,000 people per day! The ferry we went on went from St. George on Staten Island to Whitehall Street in lower Manhattan, and back.

We nabbed window seats to take photos and had to try a typically huge New York pretzel of course! It was hot and filled the spot very well, and one was more than enough to share between two people.

We took some lovely shots of Brooklyn Bridge and the City of New York from the ferry, as well as of The Statue of Liberty.

The trip was thoroughly enjoyable and lasted 25 minutes, and before we knew it, we were on the other side. On Staten Island we waited and caught the next ferry back. We did not have time to explore Staten Island this time unfortunately.

We got back on the next ferry (one of 109 trips made per day!) for free again ? this is a really handy service! ? and got back to the City.

Mode: TO
Phone: (718) 727-2508
Type: Ship/Boat
Website: http://www.siferry.com/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 26, 2008
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