We live in a city surrounded by water, but when's the last time you and your kids enjoyed a day out on New York Harbor? Taking a boat ride in. Our list of free New York Boat Tours. Some are close enough to free to make this list. Boat tours, dinner cruises, free kayaking and row boats on the Hudson. A NYC Boat tours and Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Cruise lets you see New York's most popular attractions from the water. Book your tour on a NYC. I the did the SOL Ferry a few years back so this was fine for us. All things to do in New York City Located at 5th Avenue and 12th Street, the Forbes Magazine Galleries feature Faberge Easter eggs, toys, presidential manuscripts and fine art. Boats leave from Governors Island, Hoboken and Manhattan; some tours are round-trip and others one-way. Most people want to see Lady Liberty right away, so when you board in Manhattan, head to the right of the ferry and make your way upstairs to the outdoor deck. Fortunately it is quite large so your view and photos will be splendid. Hours are 10 a. We had a great view of the city and also statue of liberty. New York Public Library: The two fiberglass structures frame the location of the former towers across the river. An order confirmation, with a link to your online voucher, will also be e-mailed to you within two hours of completing your purchase. About New York City Hotels Holiday Rentals Restaurants Things to do Flights Travel Forum Airlines Travel Guides Best of Help Centre. Log in Join My Trips Bookings Rental Inbox. Even in summer ride can get chilly, so always take a jacket.