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Please review our health & safety protocols prior to your visit by clicking here.

Please review our health & safety protocols prior to your visit by clicking here.

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 - Reserve tickets to visit

We're so excited to welcome you ashore again. This year, Governors Island's Brooklyn ferries run from both Pier 6 and Red Hook on weekends all season, and you can book your tickets now. Residents of NYCHA housing, kids, seniors, military servicemembers, IDNYC holders and Governors Island members always ride our ferries for free. Click here to see what's happening on the Island.