Explore Governors Island with your family in a comfortable and convenient surrey rental from Blazing Saddles.

Just a 7-minute ferry ride from Manhattan, you can rent a relaxing surrey and cruise around Governors Island. Blazing Saddles' surreys can seat up to 6 passengers at a time and help you get from one point of the island to the next, quickly and comfortably. The New York Pass grants you a 2-hour small or large surrey ride.

Each person riding the surrey must have their New York Pass scanned. Though the surrey rental is included in the pass, please bring a credit card for security deposit. Blazing Saddles offers optional damage insurance for $6 per surrey. 

The Blazing Saddles surrey rental is located next to the Liggett Terrace food courts. For more information, please click HERE.


Governors Island
Discover a unique and exciting piece of New York City as you and friends or family cruise around Governors Island in 4-seat or 6-seat surrey. You'll have plenty of room to stretch out and enjoy the ride.

Did You Know

  • Governors Island was the site for the first ever flight over water. In 1909 Wilbur Wright took off from the South end of the island, flying over the New York Harbor and making his way around the Statue of Liberty.

How To Get There

  • 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall station.

  • R train to Court Street station.

  • Manhattan to Governors Island 7-minute ferry departing from the Battery Maritime Building, 10 South Street (Ferry departures are free before Noon and then $3 roundtrip after 12pm.

Make The Most of Your New York Pass

- Access to Blazing Saddles' Surrey on Governors Island is normally $45.

- The New York Pass grants you free access to the Surrey on Governors Island plus over 100 attractions in New York City.

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May 1st - October 31st
Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 7pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm

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Surrey rentals are available at the Governors Island rental location near the Liggett Terrace food courts. Governors Island


(917) 440-9094