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Top Water Activities in New York

The City that never sleeps is one of the places on top of any traveler’s bucket list. Wouldn’t it just be great to experience New York with your family? Don’t skip our list of best city tours in New York to evaluate which ones are suited for your family’s interests. Growing more popular nowadays to kids is doing water activities. There are various water sports activities to do in New York including kayaking, adventure speedboat rides, and jet skiing that will excite your family members.

Take a whole day away from the bustling city and join the Circle Line: Bear Mountain Full-Day Cruise. See sights such as Grant's Tomb, The Cloisters, and the George Washington Bridge while on the boat. Go on a nature adventure on Bear Mountain and visit the Trailside Museums and Zoo. For other options, browse through the list of boat tours of New York.

See the city’s top attractions like Rockefeller Centre, Times Square, and the Empire Building while on a hop on hop off bus tours of New York. You will have the freedom to spend more time on places your family prefers rather than abiding by a group tour’s itinerary. Kids may want to stay longer in the best amusement parks in New York like Coney Island, Harris Hill Amusement Park, and Adventureland. 

Needless to say, walking tours of New York are still very popular with tourists especially to first-time visitors. It’s an effective way to get to know the city well. With all these options and choices, one might be thinking of the expenses. Before you make any final decisions, head on to the list of free things to do in New York to stretch your budget even more.

Best New York Water Sports Price

Manhattan Adventure Boat Ride €95.48
New York Private Boat Charter (Up to 6 Passengers) €674.13
Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge Boat Tour €48.22
Valentines Dinner Cruise with the NYC Skyline Shared Experience €152.45
Guided Kayak Fishing Tour €544.04
NOW OPEN Statue of Liberty Sunset Sightseeing Cruise & New York City Sky Line €28.92
3-Hour New York Skyline Boat Tour €135
Live Sailboat Race Viewing outside of New York City €671.48
Delaware River Kayak and Wine Day Trip from Manhattan €153.34
New York City Jet Ski Rental €144.66
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Manhattan Adventure Boat Ride

1. Manhattan Adventure Boat Ride

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  • The ultimate custom sightseeing experience in New York Harbor! Enjoy the city from great vantage points and photograph the world-famous skyline on the same boat media agencies charter to cover breaking news! Our Adventure Sightseeing Tour takes you on an unforgettable ride through the harbor. The narrated tour points out more than 40 sights on...
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New York Private Boat Charter (Up to 6 Passengers)

2. New York Private Boat Charter (Up to 6 Passengers)

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  • The ultimate custom sightseeing experience in New York Harbor! Enjoy the city from great vantage points and photograph the world-famous skyline on the same boat media agencies charter to cover breaking news! Our 'PRIVATE CHARTER' Adventure Sightseeing Tour takes your group of up to 6 passengers on an unforgettable ride through the harbor. The...
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Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge Boat Tour

3. Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge Boat Tour

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  • This boat tour is great for anyone who wants to see the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and Ellis Island while having fun on fast boats. Our professional boat captains are coast guard licensed and will show you New York Harbor on this 30 minute speedboat tour. We stop the boat multiple times for you to get the best photos of Manhattan. Daily...
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Valentines Dinner Cruise with the NYC Skyline Shared Experience

4. Valentines Dinner Cruise with the NYC Skyline Shared Experience

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  • Valentine Dinner cruise for a small group not to be more than 75 couples. You will sail by the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and have the beautiful NYC Skyline as your backdrop.
    Dinner Menu - Champagne toast or Wine
    Cesar Salad - Penne Rigate with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil - Baked Tilapia served in a White Wine Sauce - Chicken Francaise -...
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Guided Kayak Fishing Tour

5. Guided Kayak Fishing Tour

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  • I am the only guide, giving kayak fishing tours in the NYC metro area. This is a once in a lifetime experience with a professional fisherman / kayaker. I supply everything you need to catch fish in the big...
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NOW OPEN Statue of Liberty Sunset Sightseeing Cruise & New York City Sky Line

6. NOW OPEN Statue of Liberty Sunset Sightseeing Cruise & New York City Sky Line

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  • New York City Sightseeing Scenic cruise. Enjoy the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island up close. View of the Manhattan skyline, One World Trade Center and the Empire State Building.Enjoy a panoramic view of lower Manhattan as you pass the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge. Have you photo taken with the Statue of Liberty. Morning or afternoon...
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3-Hour New York Skyline Boat Tour

7. 3-Hour New York Skyline Boat Tour

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  • The iconic skyline of New York is best seen from the water. Depending on time of day, the sun shining on the city's buildings offers a warm glow. Monty's Ark is a very stable boat making for very comfortable ride. The cockpit can be covered and the wheelhouse is air conditioned and heated, when...
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Live Sailboat Race Viewing outside of New York City

8. Live Sailboat Race Viewing outside of New York City

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  • This is a truly unique experience. How often can one go out on the water in a sailboat to watch a regatta up-close? And how often can one do this, while only a one-hour drive from Manhattan? This is a beautiful chance to witness a live sporting event while enjoying the peace, quiet and beauty of sailing in Atlantic waters while watching the sunset...
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Delaware River Kayak and Wine Day Trip from Manhattan

9. Delaware River Kayak and Wine Day Trip from Manhattan

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  • What could be more better than a leisurely kayak paddle followed by a wine tasting? Join us for our Kayak and Wine excursion from NYC and experience the best that the outdoors have to offer. You will kayak in the morning, enjoy a picnic lunch after your paddling and visit a local vineyard in the afternoon for a wine tasting. There's no better way...
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New York City Jet Ski Rental

10. New York City Jet Ski Rental

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  • Rent your own Jet Ski for a fun, unique way to admire New York City's scenery. Cruise around Jamaica Bay off the coast of Queens, and feel the wind in your hair in the warm summer rays of Rockaway Beach. This is a 1-hour rental, and you can choose a single or tandem Jet Ski...
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New York Harbor Jet Ski Tour

11. New York Harbor Jet Ski Tour

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  • Enjoy an action-packed 4-hour Jet Ski excursion to Manhattan! Witness some of the most captivating and iconic sites The Big Apple has to offer from a unique vantage...
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New York Sunset and Wildlife Jet Ski Tour

12. New York Sunset and Wildlife Jet Ski Tour

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  • Join us for an enjoyable 1-hour Jet Ski adventure that allows you to zip through the waters of Jamaica Bay, on the southern side of Long Island. Here you'll witness the area's natural beauty and wildlife and take in captivating views of planes and birds gliding overhead. Explore the shorelines of Dubos Point Wildlife Sanctuary and admire the...
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