New York Beach Ferry - American Princess I - Whale, Dolphin, Bird, and Turtle Watching in NYC

The Regular Rockaway Beach Ferry Service to Jacob Riis Park Beach operates ONLY on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays

**Captain's Note: On a beautiful beach day, we recommend the 9:00AM ferry to Riis Landing and the 3PM return trip

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Nature lovers and sun worshippers 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. 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.

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.


Ferry service subject to cancellation due to inclement weather

No reservations are accepted for the ferry; it is a first-come, first-served policy

We are sorry but this year we are NOT providing weekday ferry service nor are we providing ferry service to Sandy Hook, NJ

Rockaway Park Weather Forecast, NY (11694)