Come explore the open water with us!

Our company is dedicated to providing unique private charters in and around the Manhattan area and beyond. We pride ourselves on our ability to customize each charter to meet the specific needs of our clients. Whether you are looking for a leisurely cruise around the harbor or a more adventurous excursion up the Hudson River, we are sure to have a charter that is perfect for you.


Meet our members

Stephen Marshall

Stephen Marshall

Capt. Steve welcomes you to Monty's Ark Adventures.

Capt. Steve is a USCG licensed master, Lic # 8449366. He has been boating for over 50 years gaining his experience on the waters of Long Island Sound, Coastal New England, and the greater New York Harbor area.

Monty's Ark began its journey in June 2013 when he took delivery of Monty's Ark in Kittery, ME on the Piscataqua River. Since then Capt. Steve has taken Monty's Ark to New York Harbor; the Hudson River up to Catskill, NY; Block Island; Provincetown, MA; Long Island Sound from Port Washington, NY to Montauk, NY; coastal New Jersey including the Intracoastal Waterway between Barnegat, NJ to Atlantic City, NJ; Cape May, NJ; Delaware Bay; Chesapeake and Delaware Canal: and the Chesapeake Bay to Newport News, VA.


Why we do this

We offer boat tours around the gorgeous New York coastline, providing an up-close experience of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Our knowledgeable and personable tour guides will ensure you have a fun and informative experience, while our prices are unbeatable!

Why choose us?

Best Boat Tours In New York

Spending time with friends and family is special, and we understand that. Your charter boat is in good hands with a captain licensed by the US Coast Guard. We have over 50 years of experience in the waters of Long Island Sound, Coastal New England, and the greater New York area. Whether you are looking for a leisurely cruise around the harbor or a trip up the Hudson River, we will provide a safe, fun excursion.


At our company, we believe that boats are meant to be enjoyed! Whether you wish to cruise around Manhattan with your family or take a private boat out for an intimate cruise, we want you to have a blast!


We also believe that boats can be a great way to relax and unwind. Whether you are taking a sunset cruise or just floating on the water, we want you to feel at peace.


And of course, we believe that boats can be a great way to have an adventure! Whether you are exploring a new body of water or going on a fishing trip, we want you to have an unforgettable experience.


Set sail with the best! Boat trips in New Rochelle, Manhattan, and Brooklyn

Boat trips in New Rochelle, NY offer a unique way to see the city from the water. Visitors can enjoy views of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island from the comfort of a boat. These trips are a great way to learn about the city's history and see some of its most iconic landmarks.

Frequently asked questions

Most frequent questions and answers

We offer a variety of destination packages for you to experience what New York has to offer. From Dock and Dine packages, fishing charters, Manhattan Skyline, and Lady Liberty tours, to vacation excursions, company outing packages, and Gay Charters, we will take you on a memorable trip around New York. You can also plan your own custom excursions or purchase Seasonal Pricing Packages!

Monty's Ark Adventures is a charter service only. I do not rent out the boat. Monty's Ark has a maximum capacity of six passengers

Port Washington, NY
Worlds Fair Marina, Queens
Pier 25, Manhattan

Note: there Is a $400 surcharge for pick-ups in Queens and Manhattan

Tours can range from three hours to eight hours depending on type and destination. Private charters of varying duration can be booked as well. There are no overnight charters.

Monty's Ark Adventures accepts credit cards.

Monty's Ark Adventures is open, Thu, Fri, Sat, and Sun. Specialty charters can be arranged on other days.

Book a tour online now and avoid the crowds!.

Looking to explore the waters of New York? Then book a boat trip online today and see the beauty of the city from a different perspective!