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All Day Hop-on Hop-off & 9-11 Access Pass in New York

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Travel by Water Taxi around Manhattan<br>And Visit the 9/11 Memorial

Package a Hop-on/Hop-off New York harbor cruise with a visit to the National September 11 Memorial.

This is the only water ride in New York City where one ticket lets you see some of the city's greatest attractions narrated by entertaining and informative guides. And, as a select transportation partner of the 9/11 Memorial, it now offers exclusive timed entry Visitor Passes to see the 9/11 Memorial.

At the 9/11 Memorial, visitors have the unique opportunity to witness the World Trade Center rebuilding taking place around them - including the construction of 1 World Trade Center, which will be the tallest building in the United States.

During this interim period of construction, access to the 9/11 Memorial is managed by a timed reservation system. Timed entry allow passengers to plan their visit to the 9/11 Memorial at a specific time that is coordinated with their Water Taxi departure from Pier 84, West 44th Street and the first stop on the Water Taxi at Battery Park, Slip 6 – a short walk from the 9/11 Memorial.

All Day Hop-on Hop-off & 9-11 Access Pass in New York Details

Length: One Day Water Taxi + Same Day Memorial Visit

Time: daily at 9:00 am, 10:00 am and then every 30 minutes through 3:00 pm
(departure times subject to seasonal changes)
These are "open" tickets, valid for any scheduled departure, and all guests get next available departure time slot upon check-in.

Summary:

PLEASE NOTE: 48 HOURS MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. This tour does not include hotel pick-up. Child price applies to ages 3 through 12. Children ages 2 and under cruise free. Reserve online, or call us toll-free at 888-880-9108.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

All Day Hop-on Hop-off & 9-11 Access Pass in New York Description

How It Works

Your chosen booking time on the availability calendar is your requested departure time for the Hop-on/Hop-off Water Taxi, and while not a guaranteed reserved time, it is unusual to not be able to depart at the time requested. If your reqeusted time is unavailable, you will depart on the next regularly scheduled departure.

35 minutes after your departure from Pier 84, the Water Taxi arrives at Battery Park, where you will disembark for the 9/11 Memorial site. Your timed entry tickets for the Memorial will be 40 minutes later. Following your visit to the Memorial, you may rejoin the Hop-on/Hop-off Water Taxi on one of its subsequent stops at Battery Park.

PLEASE NOTE: Your tickets for the 9/11 Memorial are timed tickets and you will only be able to enter the Memorial at the designated time.

National 9/11 Memorial

The National September 11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993.

The Memorial's twin reflecting pools are each nearly an acre in size and feature the largest manmade waterfalls in the North America. The pools sit within the footprints where the Twin Towers once stood. Architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker created the Memorial design selected from a global design competition that included more than 5,200 entries from 63 nations.

The names of every person who died in the 2001 and 1993 attacks are inscribed into bronze panels edging the Memorial pools, a powerful reminder of the largest loss of life resulting from a foreign attack on American soil and the greatest single loss of rescue personnel in American history.

The entrance to the 9/11 Memorial Museum, a large pavilion with a glass atrium, houses two enormous tridents within its glass atrium. The tridents are artifacts from the steel façade of the original 1 WTC, also known as the North Tower. Although the pavilion will be inaccessible to 9/11 Memorial visitors, the majestic tridents will be visible from the plaza. The pavilion will open to the public when the 9/11 Memorial Museum opens in 2012.

Until the 9/11 Memorial Museum opens, construction will continue at the WTC site and along West Street. Millions of visitors are expected in the first year of operation. Proper planning ensures that the visitor experience is safe and meaningful. While the 9/11 Memorial's visitor capacity is affected by surrounding construction projects, a temporary timed reservation system is being used. The reservation system, used by other institutions with similar, limited capacities such as the Statue of Liberty and the Washington Monument, will help reduce potential wait times and ensure as many people as possible are able to visit. Timed reservations are required - and have been acquired for guests on these Hop-on/Hop-off Water Taxi cruises.

Hop-on/Hop-off Water Taxi

Whether you're just visiting New York City for a day or you've lived there your entire life and want to learn more about your home town, this Hop-on/Hop-off service is the only water ride in NYC where one ticket is all you need to partake in some of the city's greatest sights, monuments and attractions.

Get the best views in town on the top deck and see the entire New York City & New Jersey skylines - including the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Governors Island and much more - all narrated by knowledgeable and entertaining guides. A cash bar is available on board to keep you refreshed along the way.

Do the complete ride alone in 90-minutes - or go at your own pace, hopping on and off as many times as you like at any of the four convenient piers noted below, and have a blast exploring.

• Pier 84, West 44th Street
• Battery Park, Slip 6 (hop-off point for 9/11 Memorial)
• Pier 17, South Street Seaport
• Fulton Ferry Landing, DUMBO

Besides the 9/11 Memorial, some of the popular sites to visit along the route include:

• Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
• Times Square / Broadway
• Hudson River Park
• National Museum of the American Indian?
• Museum of Jewish Heritage
• Financial District / Wall Street
• South Street Seaport
• DUMBO
• Brooklyn Bridge Park

PLEASE NOTE: 48 HOURS MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. This tour does not include hotel pick-up. Child price applies to ages 3 through 12. Children ages 2 and under cruise free. Reserve online, or call us toll-free at 888-880-9108.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

5.0 / 5
I loved everything about it. I had a blast and would go again.
5.0 / 5
Excellent!! Loved the water taxi.
 
 
 
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