The Beast

Welcome aboard The BEAST, NYC's high-speed speedboat ride that promises an exhilarating adventure on the waters of New York City.

The BEAST is New York’s only jet-powered speedboat attraction that rockets you through the Hudson at a heart-pounding 40 knots (45 mph!) Roar down the river from Pier 83 to the Statue of Liberty with lots of twists, turns & splashy action… only if you dare!

Operated by the world-renowned Circle Line, The BEAST leaves all others in its wake as the Captain takes this custom-built 70-foot long boat is equipped with 1400 BHP-horsepower with two ZF 3000 marine gears powered by twin Hamilton Jets.

During the experience, the BEAST crew pumps up the crowd with pumping music, a comedic NY shtick, and brings it to screeching halt for a some breathtaking photos of the New York City Skyline and the Statue of Liberty. With all the right elements of a racy adventure, speed, water, music, a bit of comedy and awe-inspiring scenery of New York skyline and famous landmarks, this 30-minute adventure is a serious splash you don’t want to miss.


The Beast

Pier 83, Midtown
West 42nd St & 12th Ave, New York, NY

Departs hourly 11:00am – 6:00pm
Closed Mondays

Dates & times NOT sailing: July 4 – all cruises after 12 PM; Thanksgiving: 7 PM cruise; Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve: 7 PM.

All customers please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure. Specific vessels and schedules are subject to change without notice. Please check for the latest updates.

The Beast
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