Governors Island is reopening May 1

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 Opens May 1 - Tickets available now

We can't wait to welcome you ashore again. This year, Governors Island's Brooklyn ferries will 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. See what's happening on the Island in 2021.