Rockaway Express Beach Ferry 2020

*Because the National Park Service has not reopened the facility at Riis Landing, our Rockaway Beach Ferry Service will not be operating this year. We hope to be back next year!

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



Rockaway / Fort Tilden Express Beach Ferry Service to Jacob Riis Park Beach operates ONLY on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays

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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 Reservations can only be made and cancelled online

Ferry service subject to cancellation due to inclement weather

Reservations are accepted online only; otherwise the ferry has a first-come, first-served policy