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Ferry notice: Manhattan riders should expect longer wait times for the weekend of 8/8-8/9 due to a vessel out of service. Click here for more info.

Ferry notice: Manhattan riders should expect longer wait times for the weekend of 8/8-8/9 due to a vessel out of service. Click here for more info.

The Easiest Way To Get Away

Governors Island is a 172 acre island in the heart of New York Harbor. It’s only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, and even closer to Brooklyn. It is a world unto itself, unique and full of promise.

Governors Island is Now Open. Ferry Ticket Reservations are Required.

Governors Island is now open daily for passive recreation activites. To ensure the health and safety of all visitors, we’ve implemented new protocols including a new ticket reservation system to ensure social distancing on our ferries, requiring face coverings, enhanced cleaning and more. Ferry tickets are available now! Click here to reserve your tickets.