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Length:  3 hours
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Ranger walking tour

Boat Tour

Naturally, New York

Sights include the Statue of Liberty, Governors Island, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge & Hoffman & Swinburne Islands.


Discover the ecological history and natural wonders of New York Harbor on this tour from Manhattan to the lush wetlands of Jamaica Bay. You will see the natural and commercial history unfold at sites like the Statue of Liberty, Governors, Hoffman and Swinburne Islands.

This three-hour tour features audio written and narrated by former New York Times reporter Tom Zeller Jr., commentary by national park rangers, authors Mark Kurlansky and Eric Sanderson, as well as a live national park ranger tour of the Jamaica Bay marshes, where peregrine falcons, pigeon-hunting osprey and other wildlife make their home.

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Learn about Gateway to America Official Tours. For more information, email us at tours@nyharborparks.org.

 

PARTNERS: This tour was created by the Harbor Conservancy and the National Park Service in collaboration with The New York Times Community Affairs Department. The Tiffany & Co. Foundation is among the founding supporters of the Harbor Conservancy. Their generous grant was matched, in part, by federal funds to produce this tour. The tour was also supported in part by the Fund for the City of New York.

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