New York Water Taxi (NYWT) is a water taxi service based in New York City, offering sightseeing, charter and commuter services mainly to points along the East River and Hudson River. It is one of several private operators of ferries, sightseeing boats, and water taxis in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
The New York Water Taxi offers a variety of services, including a day pass that travels around Lower Manhattan and Dumbo, which includes admission to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. The company also operates a shuttle service from Pier 11/Wall Street to the IKEA superstore and Fairway Market, both located in Red Hook, Brooklyn; this service is branded as the “Ikea Express Shuttle.” Another service, the Statue by Night cruise, travels along the East River and around New York Harbor. Seasonal cruises include Fall Foliage, Audubon Winter and Summer EcoCruises, and New Year’s Eve Family Cruises.