2013 FREE Tour on NY Water Taxi Ferry (Governor's Island)
This is a 90-minute, round-trip tour from Hughes Brothers Barge on Governors Island.
Join Newtown Creek Alliance Historian and Working Harbor Steering Committee member Mitch Waxman for an intense exploration of the fascinating waterway onboard a comfortable and climate-controlled NY Water Taxi. Bring your cameras, as the tour reveals the spectacular and largely hidden industrial landscape that defines the border of Brooklyn and Queens.
The mission of the Working Harbor Committee is to strengthen awareness of the working harbor's history and vitality today, as well as its opportunities for the future. http://workingharbor.org
Newtown Creek Alliance is a community-based organization dedicated to revealing, restoring, and revitalizing Newtown Creek. http://newtowncreekalliance.org
Plan to arrive at Governors Island at least 45 minutes before your tour. You will pick up tickets at the ticketing table, located by Yankee Pier. Present your ID or a print out of your reservation confirmation to receive your tickets.
Please arrive at the ticketing table at least 30 minutes before the tour to pick up your tickets.
Tickets not claimed 15 minutes before the tour may be given to those in the standby line.
City of Water Day (View)
New York, NY 11231
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|