Kids under 12 years old ride free on all NY Waterway ferries when accompanied by an adult on Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day, Thursday, April 26, adding the excitement of a ferry ride to the work-day experience.
Kids, and parents, can enjoy the breath-taking view of the Manhattan skyline as parents point out landmarks such as the Empire State Building and One World Trade Center – the Freedom Tower.
Ferry routes include:
Edgewater to Midtown West 39th Street;
Port Imperial in Weehawken to Midtown West 39th Street and to Lower Manhattan;
Lincoln Harbor in Weehawken to West 39th Street;
Hoboken 14th Street to West 39th Street and to Lower Manhattan;
Hoboken NJ TRANSIT Terminal to West 39th Street and Lower Manhattan;
Harborside in Jersey City to West 39th Street and Lower Manhattan;
Paulus Hook in Jersey City to West 39th Street and Lower Manhattan;
Liberty Harbor in Jersey City to Lower Manhattan;
Port Liberte in Jersey City to Lower Manhattan;
Belford / Middletown in Monmouth County to Lower Manhattan, Paulus Hook and
West 39th Street.
Families can take advantage of “Kids Ride Free” in tandem with NY Waterway’s Your Key To The City™ partner program which offers reduced prices for top Broadway shows and discounts of up to 56% on top NYC museums, attractions, tours and shows, such as the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, Madame Tussauds and many more.
Packages include discounted attraction tickets, 28% off round-trip ferry tickets and discounted parking at the Port Imperial Ferry Terminal in Weehawken – with children under 12 riding the ferry for free on Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day. For the complete list of participating Broadway shows, attractions and discounts, visit nywaterway.com/MyKey or call 1-800-53-FERRY for concierge booking service.
At the West 39th Street Ferry Terminal in Manhattan, free connecting multi-route NY Waterway buses are waiting for arriving ferries, providing seamless transportation to numerous destinations throughout Manhattan.
For the ride back to the Midtown West 39th Street Ferry Terminal, kids can help parents download the free Bus Locator App, showing bus locations in real time.For more information, call 1-800-53-FERRY or visit www.nywaterway.com, www.facebook.com/nywaterway or www.twitter.com/ridetheferry.