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New York Speedboat Ride

New York Speedboat Ride

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New York Speedboat Ride Information

New York Speedboat Ride Info

Ticket Info:
Adults - $26.99; Kids 3-12 - $20.99

Tours depart on the hour daily from 12pm- 7pm

30 Minutes

When to Go:
Late Spring & Summer

Tour Highlights:
Hilarious Tour Guides

Age Restriction:
Kids must be over 40" tall

Important Information

This tour is not recommended for pregnant women.

New York Speedboat Ride Quick Facts

  • Tours are led by comical Captains Mad Dog and Wild Thing.
  • Unbeatable views of The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the Manhattan skyline are seen on this tour across the NY Harbor.
  • The Beast cruises at up to 45 miles per hour on speedboat cruises in NYC.

West 42nd and 12th Avenue
New York, US

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Enjoy a Wild Ride aboard The Beast on a Speedboat Tour in NYC

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Midtown West

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Prices Starting at
$26.99 for adults & $20.99 for children

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Features: See The Statue of Liberty and get soaked on a New York speedboat ride aboard The Beast. This thrilling cruise across the New York Harbor is an affordable NYC activity that the whole family will enjoy.

Why We Go: The Beast speedboat cruise in NYC is a unique sightseeing adventure offering more than just great views of The Statue of Liberty and the New York Harbor. With hilarious captains and wild, high-speed action, The Beast New York speedboat ride will have you gripping your seat and squealing in delight.

  • Entertaining Guides: No one on The Beast speedboat tour NYC is safe from getting heckled by captains Mad Dog or Wild Thing. These salty New York speedboat ride tour guides crack jokes and keep spirits high aboard The Beast while providing interesting information about the city sights.
  • Wild Ride: Expect to get wet on a New York speedboat ride as The Beast flies through the harbor at speeds of up to 45 miles per hour. Guests who want the full Beast speedboat tour NYC experience should take a seat in the back of the boat, aptly nicknamed "The Swimming Pool".
  • Amazing Views: The Beast New York speedboat ride offers guests spectacular close-up views of The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and many other must-see NYC sights from the Hudson River.

Inside Knowledge: Like any wild ride, The Beast speedboat tour NYC has a height requirement to ensure the safety of its passengers. Guests must be at least 40" tall to experience The Beast and children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult on this family-friendly New York speedboat ride.

Do's and Don'ts:

  • Do Bring a Camera: The Beast makes a brief stop at The Statue of Liberty for passengers to snap pictures of the famous NYC landmark.
  • Do Tip Mad Dog & Wild Thing: While tipping is not mandatory, gratuity is appreciated for exceptional service aboard The Beast.
  • Don't Cruise in the Winter: Tours do not operate between mid-November and May, so plan your New York speedboat ride accordingly.
  • Don't Get Huffy: You will get wet, loud music will be played, and you might get a dose of friendly heckling from Mad Dog and Wild Thing on your New York speedboat ride. A sense of humor is encouraged.