Governor's Island

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  • Address: Governor’s Island, Upper New York Bay, New York City, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Island, Family And Kids, Military Area , Games
Tickets From $212.37

Governors Island is 172 acre land situated very close to Lower Manhattan and even closer to Brooklyn. Initially used as a military camp, this island is now looked after by the government and is open for activities for the public. Although it is not open all year round, when it is- it offers various open spaces to the public to have a great time. It is being constantly worked upon and 30 new acres were made accessible to the public in 2014. There are various things to do here and if you happen to visit during the working season, then you should definitely make it a point to visit there.

Governor's Island Travel Tips

  • Please find out about the ferry schedule in advance.

Entrance Ticket Details For Governor's Island

  • $2 for adults round trip. Senior citizens-$1. Children on bikes- free. Please check the official page for more information.

Governor's Island Hours

  • Please check the official website.

How to Reach Governor's Island

  • Ferry to governors Island.

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  • Governor's Island Address: Governor’s Island, Upper New York Bay, New York City, United States
  • Governor's Island Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Governor's Island: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 2.99% of people who visit New York City include Governor's Island in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Governor's Island visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Governor's Island

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

60.87% of people prefer walking in order to reach Governor's Island

People normally club together South Street Seaport and Rose Center For Earth And Space while planning their visit to Governor's Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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