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Pier 83
12th Ave & W 42nd St New York City, NY 10036
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4.0 / 5 Rated by 546 members
Review from Deborah R. Clark
Red Velvet 204 events 134 reviews

The ride up to Bear Mountain was great. There were ample amounts of seats aboard the boat. You were able to bring your picnic basket full of goodies for your lunch and breakfast for the day. You had the option of sitting on the inside or the...continued

reviewed Sep 25 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from KnightinNYC
Red Velvet 112 events 47 reviews

Convenient cruise from Manhattan to beautiful Bear Mountain. It's very scenic and relaxing. The Oktoberfest is a small area. A little lightweight compared to others but the beer and music were good. Be prepared for a long day. It takes 3 hours...continued

reviewed Sep 23 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Isa
Red Velvet 63 events 20 reviews

We had an awesome family day.The boat ride was smooth and we had a beautiful sunny day. The boat crew was pleasant and the announcer was very informative about the sites on the way to Bear mountain. We were a little disappointed though with the...continued

reviewed Sep 23 2012 report as inappropriate
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The boat ride takes approximately 2.5 hours. You will then have 3 hours at Bear Mountain to enjoy at your leisure. You will need to be back on board by 3:00pm for the ride back.

Please be advised, there is a steep hillside trail leading to the Oktoberfest.

No outside food or beverages are allowed on the boat. There is a concession stand on board the vessel where you can purchase food and drinks.

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