2018 Ferry Season
Please check back with us around “Spring 2018” for the new
Ft. Tilden/Riis Park BEACH EXPRESS FERRY schedule!
2017 Ferry Season
NON-STOP * NON-STOP * NON-STOP * NON-STOP
COME ONE * COME ALL aboard the
ROCKAWAY EXPRESS FERRY
Service to Ft. Tilden/ Riis Park Beaches & the Riis Park Bizarre!
START your STAY-CAY the moment you step onto the boat!
With PLENTY of OUTSIDE SEATING!
$20 1-WAY $30 ROUND TRIP
Nature lovers and sun worshipers behold! Spend a day relaxing on the beach, swimming, sun tanning, bird watching, fishing (check with local laws), or sightseeing at Jacob Riis Park Beach in Breezy Point, Rockaway Queens, New York.
The Rockaway Beach bound ferry will sail through New York Harbor where you can view The Statue of Liberty, The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Coney Island (Nortons Point) Lighthouse, Breezy Point, Jamaica Bay and The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge.
Our Coast Guard approved ferry is operated by a team of expert captains and crew. The vessel is large, fast and comfortable. It has a capacity of 250 passengers. An open bar is available.
The Rockaway / Fort Tilden Express Ferry Service operates from Pier 11 in Wall Street, Manhattan to Jacob Riis Park Beach, Fort Tilden in Rockaway, Queens. Ferries will depart from Pier 11, located at Wall St. and the East River. You will find Pier 11 on the East River between the South Street Seaport, and the Heliport.
Operates on SATURDAYs, SUNDAYs & HOLIDAYs from Memorial Day through Labor Day
Travel Time is approximately 55 minutes
Please note, there is:
Only 1 Trip out of Pier 11 @ 11:00 am
Only 1 Trip out of Riis Landing @ 5:30pm
as stated below
|DEPARTS PIER 11 (Wall Street)||DEPARTS RIIS LANDING (Rockaway)|
(at East River)
New York, New York 10043
Riis Landing /Fort Tilden
Former U.S. Coast Guard Station
Intersection of State Rd. & Heinzelman Rd.
Breezy Point (Rockaway, Queens) NY 11697
|Child one-way (ages 5-12)||$10|
|Child round-trip (ages 5-12)||$15|
|Children under 5||FREE|
Ferry service subject to cancellation due to inclement weather or at the discretion of the captain
No reservations are accepted for the ferry; it is a first-come, first-served policy
Tickets can be purchases at Pier 11 and/or Riis Landing only.