Cancellation Notice: The 9/27/23 Whale Watching & Dolphin Adventure has been cancelled.
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2023, Our 14th Whale Watching and Dolphin Adventure Cruise Season has been AWESOME ~ 95% SIGHTINGS. COME ON DOWN and hop aboard the American Princess * NY’s #1 Whale Watcher * WHALE WATCHING is what WE DO!
PLENTY of OUTSIDE SEATING!
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.
The Coast Guard approved Rockaway Express 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.
Travel Time is approximately 55 minutes
Please note, there is:
Only 1 Trip out of Pier 11 @ 11:00 am AND Only 1 Trip out of Riis Landing @ 5:30pm
|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
|Adult one-way (ages 13+)||$15|
|Adult round-trip (ages 13+)||$30|
|Child one-way (ages 5-12)||$10|
|Child round-trip (ages 5-12)||$20|
|Children under 5||FREE|
|*** SPECIAL ROUND TRIP FERRY & WHALE/DOLPHIN WATCH COMBO TRIP***|
|Adult (ages 13-61)||$70|
|Seniors (ages 62+)||$67|
|Child (ages 5-12)||$60|
Ferry service subject to cancellation due to inclement weather or at the discretion of the captain
Without a reservation, it is a first-come, first-served policy. Reservations can only be made online.
Tickets can also be purchased at Pier 11 and/or Riis Landing