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Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride

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Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride
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icon30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Take a ride on the wild side with this 30-minute speedboat tour of New York City. Hop on board The Beast and let the fun begin. This high-speed boat tour along New York Harbor — complete with loud, rocking music and playful narration — acts like a roller coaster on water. It’s a must-do experience for adrenalin junkies.
  • The BEAST Speedboat is a thrill ride that zooms down the Hudson at up to 45 mph
  • Screeches to a halt within 100 feet of the Statue of Liberty for photo ops
  • Panoramic views of midtown and lower Manhattan as you speed by
  • Led by comic captains Mad Dog and Wild Thing
  • Fast, loud and funny with pumping music
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30-minute Speedboat Ride
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

83 North River Piers, W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • You must be at least 40" (102cm) tall to ride the beast
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride.
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What is the maximum group size during Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride.
Q:
What is the departure point for the Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride?
A:
The cruise conveniently departs from Pier 83 @ West 42nd Street and the West Side Highway, in Midtown Manhattan.
Jun 2021
Q:
Is there parking near the departure for the Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride?
A:
Parking available at Circle Line Sightseeing, Pier 83, W 42nd Street. $30 before 3 pm weekdays and $35 after 3 pm weekdays and all weekends. (Prices subject to change.)
Jun 2021
Q:
Can I take the subway to get to the Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride?
A:
Yes - Take the 1, 2, 3, 7, A, C, E, N, Q or R train to Times Square 42nd St; train B, D, F to 5th Ave and 42nd St, or 4, 5, 6 train to 42nd St Grand Central Station. Take the M42 bus west or walk 5 avenues west to Pier 83 (about 1 mile or 1.6km).
Jun 2021
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Can I take a bus to get to the Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride?
A:
Yes - From 42nd Street take the M42 bus going West, directly to the Circle Line Pier. From 49th Street take the M50 bus directly to the Circle Line pier.
Jun 2021
Q:
How early should I arrive for the Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride?
A:
Boarding begins a half-hour before departure.
Jun 2021
Q:
What kind of boat is used during the Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride?
A:
The "Beast" has 1400 BHP-horsepower with two ZF 3000 marine gears powered by twin Hamilton Jets, rocketing you through the water at a heart-pounding 40 knots (about 45 mph)!
Jun 2021
Q:
Will I get wet during the Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride?
A:
Not definitely, but it usually happens.
Jun 2021
Q:
Are there any restrictions to participate in the Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride?
A:
The boat travels at high speeds and bounces around, so nobody who is pregnant, has heart conditions or back injuries should ride. Also, all guests have to be at least 40" tall to ride. (That’s 102cm in the rest of the world.)
Jun 2021

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Beastly
Tyana_S
, Jul 2021
There was speedy boarding which was a plus and the ride was pretty good just the right about of splash. And the music was everything sung the whole ride
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Great NYC Experience
Hajra_A
, Jul 2021
The fun atmosphere created by the crew. I was also surprised to have such an impromptu tour of the city.
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Exhilarating
Fun4All
, Jul 2021
My wife and I enjoyed the speed of traveling along the water and the seeing the Statue of Liberty up close.
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Great ride!
Holly_V
, Jul 2021
Lots of fun, great staff! Good price. Clean, would definitely recommend to friends and family! Would definitely do it again.
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Highly Recommended
John
, Jul 2021
It was an exhilarating experience and the captain and his assistant were very amicable. Rating ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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amazing
Jessica_H
, Jul 2021
The best! and my family liked it a lot, we had a lot of fun And we looked at the city and the statue of liberty perfect !!
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The beast ride
Nirsi_S
, Jul 2021
The most memorable part was the beautiful views of the Statue of Liberty and NYC. The family pictures we took while on the boat and the awesome time we had. It was a wonderful experience.I definitely recommend doing this because it was a wonderful adventure.
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Awesome!!
DivaStyle_Travel
, Jul 2021
It was awesome!! The crew was great!! Loved every minute of it!! Can't wait until the next time we visit NY!!
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Such a great time !
Alessandra_K
, Jul 2021
Such a fun experience ! The guys on board were super fun and helpful!! The beast is a great fun ride with beautiful views . We can't wait to do it again . My girls 5 and 7 had a blast !
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The beast speed boat
jason_s
, Jul 2021
It was a great ride and experience for a boat ride. If you looking for some speed and to see both side of the cities. This is the boat ride u should take. Will be back again for another ride. Oh u may get a little wet, but that’s what it’s all about fun in the sun. We all loved it
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