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Champagne Brunch Sail in New York City

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$101
Indulge in a classic New York brunch with a twist. Nosh on a plentiful buffet and get your fill on tea and coffee service as well as an open Prosecco bar. Menu is buffet-style and includes a hearty spread of assorted muffins, homemade breads and cakes, bagels, salmon and assorted meats and cheeses. Although Shearwater can hold 49 passengers, capacity is capped at 40 so you have plenty of room to sit down and enjoy your meal as your server tops off your mimosas. Soft drinks are included but beer, wine and other cocktails are an additional charge.

Step aboard the Shearwater, a classic sailing ship, and cruise around New York Harbor! A beautiful sailboat built in 1929 from native hardwoods, the Shearwater is one of New York City's only floating designated landmarks.

In the outdoor or indoor seating space, relax and enjoy drinks from the open Champagne bar as you take in magnificent views of the stunning Manhattan skyline. Spot famous landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and Ellis Island.

This sailing tour includes a plentiful brunch buffet including assorted muffins, homemade breads and quiche, bagels, salmon, fruit, plus tea, coffee and Prosecco.

If you have any nautical skills, feel free to help the professional crew sail the ship! Or, you can simply sit back, relax, and admire the gorgeous views with a glass of ice-cold Prosecco in hand.

SAMPLE BRUNCH MENU
Smoked salmon with sliced tomato, onion and capers
Bagels with cream cheese, butter and jams
Assorted danishes and muffins

Granola and yogurt parfaits
Freshly sliced summer fruits
Sliced country breads featuring zucchini, pumpkin and banana

Quiches of spinach and mushroom, ham and onion
Mini brioche sandwiches of watercress with cucumber and goat cheese, Black Forest ham with brie and honey mustard, and smoked turkey with bacon and cheddar

Tea and coffee service
Unlimited Prosecco and mimosas

*Menu subject to change

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New York Jazzy Champagne Brunch Cruise

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$107
With live jazz music, a robust brunch buffet and bottomless sparking wine and mimosas, this relaxing Manhattan brunch cruise makes for a perfect Sunday outing in New York City. Enjoy first-class service as you cruise down the Hudson River and admire unbeatable views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and more.

Make your way to Pier 40 at Hudson River Park in Manhattan and board the sightseeing yacht for your 2-hour Sunday brunch cruise. As the boat departs, enjoy picture-perfect views of New York while you coast down the Hudson.

Enjoy bottomless sparkling wine, mimosas and mineral water served throughout your cruise by attentive waitstaff, and relax to jazz music performed by a live band. Watch the Lower Manhattan skyline glide past as you fill your plate with brunch buffet items, which includes a cheese board, charcuterie selection and carving stations (see below for a full sample menu). Then indulge in an assortment of desserts paired with signature coffee or tea.

While you dine, float by iconic New York landmarks such as the World Financial Center, the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building. Head to the outer decks to sip your bubbly with a fresh-air view. You'll cruise past Liberty Island in New York Harbor to see the colossal Statue of Liberty, and spot Ellis Island and the Brooklyn Bridge, before arriving back at Pier 40.

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New York City Holiday Lunch Cruise

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$68
Perfect for small group outings, this seasonal cruise offers panoramic views of the New York City skyline aboard a Hornblower yacht. Dine on a decadent lunch buffet and give your holiday music requests to the DJ! Kick off the holidays on the water.

Hornblower docks are located at Pier 40 in the west village. You'll need to check in and then you'll board our luxury yacht.

Once boarded you'll be shown to your seats. You'll be able to purchase drinks throughout the cruise.

If you need anything or have any questions at any time, please be sure to let your waiter or one of our other friendly staff members know.

You'll start cruising at 12:00 pm to enjoy all the Hudson River, New York Harbor and East River have to offer. Shortly after the cruise begins, the buffet will be open for you to enjoy a delicious Festive inspired lunch buffet.

The journey will start north on the Hudson for a great view of the Empire State building with New Jersey to the other side. You'll then turn south toward the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island and, of course the ever present Manhattan skyline with Freedom Tower. The cruise then heads along the East River past Governor's Island, below Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge along with views of Brooklyn's waterfront.

Watch it all pass by again on the way back while enjoying drinks, coffee, tea and dancing to the onboard DJ.

The cruise ends back at Pier 40 at 2:30pm.

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New York International Sightseeing Cruise

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$31
Take in unparalleled views of Manhattan's iconic skyline and landmarks, including the new Freedom Tower, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty and more. With your ticket you will also receive New York in your Pocket a take home audio tour tour which will allow you to listen to the tour in your own language. New York in your pocket is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Mandarin & Korean.

Aboard Hornblower's hour-long International Sightseeing Cruise, you'll enjoy unparalleled views of Manhattan's iconic skyline and landmarks, including the Freedom Tower, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Manhattan Bridge, Governor's Island and more!

Our Cruises depart multiple times daily from Pier 15 and travel down the East River, through New York Harbor, up the Hudson and back along Lower Manhattan's shoreline.

Available for purchase is the New York in your Pocket Souvenir Guide, which will guide through all of the different landmarks. It is currently available in eight languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.

While onboard feel free to roam around the boat to take selfies and even grab a bite at the concessions stand.

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New York City Bubbles, Beats and Brunch Boat Cruise

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$65
Bubbles, beats and brunch. The name says it all well and this cruise is ready to take your brunch to the next level. It's brunch, but not as you know it. Sip on bubbly or get creative at the bloody mary bar as the beats keep you dancing the day away. When you need to escape the hustle and bustle, get your crew together, get down and make your Sunday count. See New York. Be New York and brunch it up on this party cruise!

Head to Pier 15 in the South Street Seaport to check in for your party brunch cruise. Once boarded, you'll be shown to your shared table. If you need anything or have any questions at any time, please be sure to let your waiter or one of the other friendly staff members know.

You'll start cruising at 1:30pm to enjoy the sights of the East River, New York Harbor and Hudson River, all the while enjoying the bubbles, beats and brunch. Your admission includes shared brunch plates, bottomless mimosas and access to the bloody mary bar. Shared brunch plates include donuts, fried chicken, waffles, fruit, cheese and crudite, as well as a parfait bar. Additional a la carte items are available for purchase on board.

While you cruise you'll get a great view of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and, of course, the ever present Manhattan skyline with Freedom Tower. The cruise will also pass both the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge along with views of Brooklyn's waterfront. Watch it all pass by again on the way back while enjoying drinks and dancing to the beats of the on-board DJ.

The cruise returns back at Pier 15 at 2:45pm and ends while dockside at 3:00pm.

Cruise is strictly 21+ (valid ID required)

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Broadway Cruises Pop Up Experience

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$196

Hornblower NY is proud to present our newest product: Broadway Cruises. Drink, dine, and enjoy a live performance from your favorite show tunes as the NYC skyline passes you by. This is an exclusive pop up experience with select dates ONLY. Add a seasonal four-course meal, including delicious dessert, and after-dinner dancing for an unforgettable evening. The bright lights and big city awaits!

Why make a choice between a Broadway show or a dinner cruise when you can do both! Drink, dine, and enjoy a live performance from your favorite show tunes as the NYC skyline passes you by. This is an exclusive pop-up experience available on limited dates. A must-do New York City experience!

We love to combine the best this city has to offer into one incredible experience and there's nothing more New York than seeing a Broadway show. But why settle for a just a Broadway show when you can experience all your favorite Broadway tunes live while watching the iconic sights and Manhattan skyline pass you by… and dinner is included!

Hornblower New York's Broadway Cruises are special pop-up events and perfect for group outings, celebrations, out-of-town guests and a completely unique way to experience the Big Apple and the best it has to offer.

It's the best Broadway Show in NYC!

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Hudson's by World Yacht New York City Sunday Brunch Cruise

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$89
Sail away on a New York City brunch cruise on Hudson's, brought to you by World Yacht located on Pier 81. As you sail around the city on the Hudson River you'll be in awe of the magnificent skyline views. Delight in a buffet style brunch that includes unlimited mimosas, coffee and tea.

Come aboard your Sunday Brunch Cruise on Hudson's, a recent addition brought to you by World Yacht, located on Pier 81 on the west side of Manhattan. 

A creation of architect Andrew Franz, Hudson's offers three levels for you to enjoy. All featuring breathtaking views of the New York City Skyline. Enjoy your brunch in a relaxed setting, perfect for intimate conversations or a special celebration as you cruise along and sip unlimited mimosas. The menu focuses on fresh, locally sourced ingredients in dishes, which are prepared on board from both land and sea.

Your cruises returns to Pier 81.

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New York City Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry

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$35
Admire New York's famous skyline and iconic sights from the water on this morning or afternoon cruise. See top New York attractions and learn more about the city and its landmarks from engaging commentary. Your exploration can continue on land at 4 hop-off locations: Pier 78, World Financial Center, Pier 11 and DUMBO, Brooklyn. Choose to upgrade to include tickets to NYC's top attractions.

Head to Pier 78 on the west side of Manhattan to board your morning or afternoon cruise around the lower part of Manhattan. Kick back in the indoor seating area, or take in unobstructed views from the boat's observation deck.

Cruise down the Hudson River into Manhattan Harbor, then up the East River to midtown before looping back. Along the way, keep your camera ready for spectacular photo ops of New York's many world-famous skyscrapers and bridges. Your exploration can continue on land at four hop-off locations: Pier 78, World Financial Center, Pier 11 and DUMBO, Brooklyn. See a variety of New York attractions including the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Battery Park, Museum of Jewish Heritage, Governors Island, Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, South Street Seaport, Chrysler Bridge and United Nations.

Throughout your cruise, listen to entertaining and informative onboard narration providing history and fun facts about New York City and its best-known sights. Your 1.5-hour Manhattan cruise ends at Pier 78. Choose an optional upgrade to include one or three of NYC's top attractions.

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New York Harbor Hop-On Hop-Off Cruise

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$37
Whether you're a first-time or seasoned visitor to New York City, this hop-on hop-off cruise is a fantastic way to experience all of the city's most popular attractions. Enjoy a smooth ride along the Hudson River and New York Harbor, complete with live onboard narration, and hop off to visit the Empire State Building, NBC Studio, Times Square, World Financial Center, Wall Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn Bridge Park and more. You'll also capture amazing views of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty!

Board your hop-on hop-off cruise at Pier 79 in Manhattan. Settle into the climate-controlled indoor cabin or head to the top deck for great views of the New York City and New Jersey skyline as you cruise along the Hudson River to New York Harbor.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the complete 1.5-hour ride or hop off to explore at your own pace. Stops allow you to visit top New York attractions such as Battery Park, Hudson River Park, Wall Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn Bridge Park and more. You'll have plenty of opportunities to shop, dine, browse galleries and sightsee at your leisure.

On board, enjoy drinks from the cash bar as you capture amazing photos of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Governor's Island and the Brooklyn Bridge, and learn about New York's history and architecture from your friendly onboard guide.

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New York Harbor Hop-on Hop-off Cruise including One World Observatory Ticket

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$63
Experience New York City's top attractions on this unique, all-day hop-on hop-off cruise. One ticket is all that's needed to see the city. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, plus iconic landmarks like One World Trade Center's Freedom Tower, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and much more from New York Harbor. This cruise includes entry to the One World Observatory.

Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for one day, allowing you to design your own sightseeing itinerary for your trip to the Big Apple. Hop on and off as often as you want, and enjoy informative and amusing commentary as you go! The boats will give you up-close views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge many more New York City sights.

By traveling around the city on the cruise, you'll beat the infamous New York traffic and enjoy easy access to hundreds of sites like the 9/11 Memorial Memorial, Chelsea Piers, the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Times Square, DUMBO and Williamsburg. Boats depart regularly throughout the day from six stops (see Itinerary section below for stops) so you can plan your day around your sightseeing!

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Speed Boat Tour of Manhattan

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$39
See the famous New York City skyline in an incredible new way! Our harbor tour begins at Pier 25 in Manhattan. Speed down the Hudson River and stop to circle the base of the historic Statue of Liberty. With speeds reaching 50 miles/hour, there will be plenty of time to slow down for some photos! Whether you are visiting or a native New Yorker, the tour is an unforgettable way to see the city like never before. Tickets are valid for one year from time of purchase and can be used for any departure date/time based on availability.

The RIB New York excursion combines the thrill of a mid-sized fast boat ride with the breath taking views of Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty, and the Hudson River.

Rigid-hulled inflatable boats (RIB) are often used by first responders and Navy SEALS because of their safety, maneuverability, and lightness resulting in some very high speeds. Be ready for an adrenaline rush. Rough waters are no match for this high-performance boat!

A RIB combines the stability and safety of a rigid hull with the flexibility and agility of an inflatable upper portion. The boat has a maximum capacity of 16 passengers per ride. This intimate setting allows our experienced crew to interact with a small group of riders and give them the experience of a lifetime.

Please note that the minimum age is 12 and the minimum height is 4.5' for this experience. 

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NYC Fleet Week Sightseeing Cruise Tour

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$50
NYC Fleet Week Harbor Sightseeing Tour 
Come experience an incredible 2.5 hour cruise around New York Harbor aboard the 85' Capitol Princess Yacht.  On this trip you'll get to see up close the amazing ships that carry the brave men and women of the US Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps. Food, non-alcoholic beverages and alcoholic beverages are available for purchase on board.

In addition to seeing the amazing Fleet Week ships, on this 2.5-hour sightseeing cruise you'll get to see all the amazing sights of what the New York Skyline has to offer.  You'll get to see iconic landmarks such as the Brooklyn Bridge, World Trade Center's Freedom Tower and up close views of Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island along with many others.

This cruise departs from Skyport Marina located on the east side of Manhattan.  From there we travel South under the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge through Battery Park where we cross over to the Hudson River from the East River and head North.  Once we begin heading through the Hudson River you'll get an up close view of all the incredible Military Ships along with the amazing sights of the Manhattan Skyline. 

See the itinerary section for more details of the two daily trips running.

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Statue of Liberty Bateaux Lunch Cruise

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$82
Come aboard the glass-enclosed, European-style Bateaux New York for the ultimate sightseeing experience. Float along the Hudson and take in amazing views with narration by our pianist of notable New York City sights like the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, One World Trade Center and the Empire State Building. You'll enjoy a delicious, three-course plated lunch and live music from an onboard pianist during your cruise. It's the most sophisticated, special way to see the best of NYC from the water.

Come aboard the glass-enclosed, European-style Bateaux New York for the ultimate sightseeing experience. Float along the Hudson and take in amazing views with narration by our pianist of notable New York City sights like the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, One World Trade Center and the Empire State Building. You'll enjoy a delicious, three-course plated lunch and live music from an onboard pianist during your cruise. It's the most sophisticated, special way to see the best of NYC from the water.

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New Year's Day Lunch Cruise

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$69
Get a totally different and exciting perspective of New York and kick off 2019 with a fun lunch cruise that floats around Harbor and Manhattan offering stunning views of the city and some of the world's most famous landmarks, from the Statue of Liberty to the Brooklyn Bridge to the Empire State Building. Indulge in a delicious buffet lunch and then groove to the on-board DJ'ed music being spun.

When sunshine, good company and city skyline views combine, there's no better place to enjoy an afternoon than aboard a Spirit lunch cruise. Arrive at Chelsea Piers to board the Spirit of New York and delight the whole family this New Years Day, by experiencing New York City like never before! 

What's Included:

  • A two-hour cruise on the Hudson and East Rivers
  • Delicious brunch buffet with freshly prepared breakfast, lunch and dessert dishes (view menu)
  • Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
  • The best views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines
  • Onboard entertainment with DJ music, access to shared spaces and interactive games
Sample Spirit Brunch Menu

Early Risers 
Seasonal Fruit 
Watermelon | Pineapple | Cantaloupe Melon | Seasonal Berries
Breakfast Pastries 
Muffins | Bagels | Fruit Preserves | Butter
Scrambled Eggs 
American Cheddar Cheese | Roma Tomatoes | Chives
Breakfast Meats 
Applewood Smoked Bacon | Sweet Maple Sausage
Breakfast Potatoes 
Caramelized Onions | Red & Green Bell Peppers

 Late Risers

Organic Mixed Field Greens 
Smoked Bacon | Grape Tomatoes | English Cucumbers | Carrots | Corn | American Cheddar Cheese | Herb Croutons House-Made Ranch Dressing | Balsamic Vinaigrette | Low-Fat Italian Dressing
Roasted Red Beet Salad 
Pickled Shallots | Fresh Mint | Italian Parsley
Mediterranean Couscous & Chickpea Salad 
Scallions | Plum Tomatoes | Cumin & Paprika Vinaigrette
Roasted Broccoli Florets 
Toasted Garlic | Chili Flakes
Baked Ziti Pasta 
Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella Cheese | Spinach & Garlic Sauce
Mashed Potatoes 
Idaho Potatoes | Roasted Garlic
Oven Baked Atlantic Cod Filet 
Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce
Honey & Sesame Chicken 
Scallions | Fresno Chilies
Hand-Carved, Slow-Roasted Strip Loin 
Spirit Signature Spice Rub | Horseradish Crème | Au Jus

Desserts
Seasonal Fruit 
Lemon Pound Cake & Strawberries 
Vanilla Bean Mousse & Rasberry Sauce 
Red Velvet & Chocolate Chip Brownie 
Caramel Apple Bread Pudding 

*Coffee, water, tea, and iced-tea included

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Bateaux Bottomless Mimosa Brunch

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$119

A brunch cruise on the NYC Harbor is the ultimate weekend retreat. Start your Sunday morning the right way by taking a pause and marvel at the beauty of New York City's splendor aboard a Bateaux brunch cruise. Enjoy our freshly prepared self-serve brunch menu while you take in incredible views of the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and One World Trade Center and more.



Step aboard the all-glass, European-inspired Bateaux New York for an unforgettable afternoon. Departing from Chelsea Piers, you'll enjoy a leisurely 2-hour cruise along the Hudson River featuring upscale cuisine, live band entertainment, and unobstructed views of the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, and more. 

What's included:

  • A two-hour upscale dining cruise on the Hudson and East Rivers
  • Delicious brunch buffet with breakfast, lunch & dessert dishes 
  • Unlimited mimosas, coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
  • Panoramic, breathtaking views of the NYC skyline from our fully glass-enclosed deck
  • Curated music performance by a live pianist
  • Guaranteed table for your party size
Bateaux Brunch Menu


Early Risers
Seasonal Fruit 

Watermelon | Cantaloupe Melon | Pineapple | Mixed Berries
Breakfast Pastries 
Croissants | Muffins | Bagels | Fruit Preserves | Butter
Scottish Smoked Salmon 
Cream Cheese | Shaved Red Onions | Roma Tomatoes | Capers
Scrambled Eggs 
American Cheddar Cheese, Diced Tomatoes & Chives
Breakfast Meats 
Applewood Smoked Bacon | Sweet Maple Sausage
Breakfast Potatoes 
Caramelized Onions | Cheddar Cheese | Italian Parsley
Cinnamon French Toast Casserole 
Whipped Cream | Banana Foster Syrup

Late Risers
Organic Mixed Field Greens 

Grape Tomatoes | English Cucumbers | Carrots | Cheddar Cheese | Red Onions | Herb Croutons | House-Made Ranch Dressing | Balsamic Vinaigrette | Low-Fat Italian Dressing
Beet & Goat Cheese Salad 
Organic Mixed Greens | Roasted Golden & Crimson Beets | Candied Pecans | Orange-Anise Vinaigrette
Roasted Broccoli Florets 
Toasted Garlic | Chili Flakes
Baked Ziti Pasta 
Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella Cheese | Spinach & Garlic Sauce
Roasted Salmon Provençale 
Red & Green Bell Peppers | Kalamata Olives | Tomato Basil Sauce
Maple & Mustard Glazed Chicken 
Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce
Hand Carved Strip Loin, USDA Choice 
Bateaux Signature Spice Rub | Horseradish Crème | Au Jus 

Desserts
Bateaux Signature Dessert Station 
Mini Pastry Cups | Cakes | Pastries | Seasonal Fruit
Chocolate Fondue 
Fresh Fruit & Desserts | Valrhona Chocolate Sauce

Coffee & Tea Included 
V = Vegetarian
*Menu subject to change. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.

 

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Happy Hour on the Harbor

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$38
Experience New York City in a whole different light on this entertaining happy hour cruise along New York Harbor. See the best of the Manhattan's iconic landmarks — like One World Trade Center's Freedom Tower, and the Statue of Liberty — while soaking up the energetic atmosphere on board. Choose from a variety of cruise options to include beer and wine half off. Relax, mix, mingle, make new friends and have a good time on this popular one hour cruise.

Boarding begins at 5 p.m. for this a hour happy hour cruise along New York Harbor. Beginning at Battery Park, head out onto the water as the sun sits low in the sky, casting long shadows across the entire New York City skyline. Be sure to being a camera to capture breathtaking views of landmark attractions like One World Trade Center's Freedom Tower, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and more.

This happy hour cruise is great for fun of all kinds, including the traditional end of the work day mixer (must be 21 or older with valid ID to consume alcohol). Climb on board as part of a group celebration, a birthday party, a team-building activity, a private event or just another excuse to get out and about.

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Fall Foliage Brunch Cruise in New York City

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$112
Enjoy an autumnal brunch while we cruise past the golden Palisades! Climb aboard the Manhattan or Manhattan II - a cozy, elegant, 1920s-style yachts - as we travel northbound on the Hudson River in style!

Join this autumn brunch cruise out of the busy city of Manhattan, heading north on the tree-lined, scenic Hudson River. After departing Chelsea Piers, admire the fall leaves in all their splendor through the skylights of the Manhattan or Manhattan II, cozy, elegant, 1920s-style yachts with heated and enclosed observatories. Or catch the breeze on the bow, if you prefer. While you relax, take in New York's natural wonders and colorful foliage as the seasons change.

As you travel along the Hudson, pass by the beautiful Upper West Side of Manhattan and the majestic George Washington Bridge. Admire the leaves of gold and orange while floating through the Hudson River Valley up to the Tappan Zee Bridge, and glide past Palisades Park, one of New York's most dramatic geological features.

A spectacular fall brunch buffet is included in the ticket price. One provided Bloody Mary, mimosa, beer, wine, soda, juice, or sparkling wine will be offered. Coffee and tea are also served. Additional beverages and mixed drinks are available for purchase from the bar.

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Manhattan City Lights Cruise On a Yacht With a Complimentary Drink

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$56
Experience the bright New York City Lights like never before in this 1.5 hour cruise. Step aboard a 1920s inspired motor yacht at the departure time of your choosing. As you cozy up in the climate controlled observation cabin to take in the twinkling lights of this famous skyline, enjoy a complementary drink. A Cash bar will also be available for additional drink purchases. Relax and take in the sights of Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, Governors Island, and pass under the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge.

Experience a bright and beautiful New York City skyline by night during a comfortable and unique New York City harbor cruise. This is truly one of the most spectacular ways to see NYC! Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous view of the island from the heated/cooled back-deck observatory of one of these 1920s style yachts.

Some of the viewing highlights during this 1.5-hour cruise include:
  • Battery Park, South Street Seaport and the Financial District
  • The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island lit up at night
  • Parts of Brooklyn and Queens and the entire illuminated New York City skyline!
  • The glowing Williamsburg, Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges of the East River
Though this cruise provides excellent sightseeing, it is not narrated, providing a more passive and romantic tourism experience. A beautiful full bar and specialty New York State wines by the bottle are available for purchase aboard these classic yachts. (One complimentary drink is included.)

Please Note: Departure times vary throughout the season due to the changing time of sunset and daylight savings. Check our online schedule, or be sure to purchase in advance.
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New York City Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise

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$64

A holiday sing-a-long cruise with  homemade cookies and spiked hot cocoa. During this 90-minute tour, you will cruise by many of New York's well-known areas, including Battery Park, South Street Seaport and the Financial District, as well as the New York City skyline.

See the city lights on all evening departures and the Statue of Liberty.

Join this special warm and cozy cruise tailored for friends, family, and all your loved ones during the Holiday Season. Step inside the toasty solarium in full holiday decor for a 90-minute cruise to see the New York City lights. Delicious hot cocoa, cookies, and treats for all our guests are included! Join in on live holiday carols or enjoy or live holiday jazz trio! (Musically-talented groups are our special hosts for each of these cruises!) Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous view of the island from the heated back-deck salon of these 1920s style yachts. During the cruise, take in picturesque views from our glassed-in observatory.

Highlights along the way include:

  • The Yacht Manhattan or Manhattan II in Full Holiday Decor!
  • Cocoa, Cookies & some sing-along Holiday Carols with a live band!
  • Battery Park, South Street Seaport & the Financial District
  • Governor's Island, The Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
  • Parts of Brooklyn & Queens & the NYC skyline
  • The Williamsburg, Manhattan & Brooklyn Bridges of the East River
  • A complimentary beer, wine, spiked hot cocoa or champagne from the bar is offered on all trips. Mixed drinks are available for purchase.
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Holiday Brunch Cruise Aboard the Manhattan

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$112
Happy Holidays! Come sail into the spirit of the season aboard the Yacht Manhattan or Manhattan II for a leisurely, 2 hour, weekend brunch.

You will find them warm, cozy, and spectacularly decorated within the main cabin - sure to bring you and your guests into the Spirit of the Season!

This round-Manhattan Holiday-themed brunch cruise is packed with a bountiful holiday-themed buffet! Expect fresh baked bagels, assortment of muffins, cinnamon-apple pastries, seasonal fruit, harvest-mix kale salad, mini fritattas, gluten-free gingerbread waffle station with all the fixings, turkey sausage, Canadian bacon, home fries, spicy Bloody Marys, Mimosas, Egg Nog, juices, coffee and tea.

Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous 360-degree view of the island from the climate-controlled and enclosed back-deck observatory of these 1920s style motor yachts.

On this 2.75 hour cruise, you will completely circumnavigate the entire island of Manhattan (passing under all 18 bridges) while taking in picturesque views from our glassed-in observatory.

Highlights along the way include:

  • The Upper West Side and the majestic George Washington Bridge
  • Battery Park, South Street Seaport and the Financial District
  • Governor's Island, The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Parts of Brooklyn and Queens and the complete New York City skyline and the newly completed World Trade One!
  • Roosevelt Island, the United Nations Building, and the Williamsburg, Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges of the East River

So hop aboard the Manhattan or Manhattan II today for a cheerful holiday brunch cruise around the most famous island in the world!

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Holiday Jazz Cruise aboard Yacht Manhattan II

Water Tour New York
$64
Live Jazz, City Lights, Sophisticated Holiday Cheer on the water! Enjoy this hour and 45 minute holiday jazz cruise aboard Yacht Manhattan II. This cruise is great for couples, co-workers, jazz enthusiasts & tourists (but not a narrated tour). See the city lights on all evening departures plus a close pass by the Statue of Liberty! House-made Cookies, Spiked Hot Cocoa and a complimentary beer, wine or champagne are included.

Happy Holidays!

This is a special warm and cozy cruise tailored for friends, family, and all your loved ones during the Holiday Season. Step inside this toasty solarium in full holiday decor for a 90-minute cruise to see the New York City lights. *Boarding for this cruise will begin 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time. 

Delicious Champagne, Hot Cocoa, Cookies, and treats for all guests are included! Enjoy your evening with friends or a loved one and enjoy the live Holiday Jazz Trio! 

Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous view of the island from the heated back-deck salon of these 1920s style yachts.

Take in picturesque views from the glassed-in observatory.

Highlights along the way include:
  • The Yacht Manhattan or Manhattan II in Full Holiday Decor!
  • Cocoa, Cookies & live Holiday Jazz!
  • Battery Park, South Street Seaport & the Financial District
  • Governor's Island, The Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
  • Parts of Brooklyn & Queens & the NYC skyline
  • The Williamsburg, Manhattan & Brooklyn Bridges of the East River
  • A complimentary beer, wine, spiked hot cocoa or Champagne from the bar is offered on all trips. Mixed drinks are available for purchase.
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1920s Sunset Cocktail Cruise

Water Tour New York
$46

Enjoy a sunset cruise aboard an intimate wooden yacht departing from Battery Park City at North Cove Marina. Relax in the main observation cabin or enjoy an open bow. This boat features a full bar, comfortable seating and excellent views of the city skyline and New York harbor. Get up close on a slow pass by the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. Small-Group Tour is limited to a maximum of 11 travelers.

This cruise offers the perfect departure location from Battery Park City! Just a few minutes walk from the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, and just in front of Brookfield Place shops on the water, locals and tourists can enjoy this convenient meeting point. Guests aboard this cruise will enjoy cruising on a well-crafted classic boat with teak and mahogany trim, cushioned seating, and indoor and outdoor spaces.

Once out in the harbor, guests are welcome to order a beverage from the bartender and relax on in the main observation cabin or on the open bow and take in Manhattan skyline views as the boat cruises toward Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. If time allows, the boat will cruise up the East River and under the Brooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges before returning to North Cove Marina. 

Key Points About this Cruise

  • 1.5 hours
  • Meeting point is conveniently located in Battery Park City located on the water in front of the Brookfield Place shops and just a few minutes walk from the 9/11 Memorial and Museum
  • Full bar with specialty cocktails available for purchase by credit card 
  • See the Statue of Liberty and all the key sights of Lower Manhattan and upper New York Harbor
  • Aboard an intimate classic wooden yacht
  • Ideal for after work gatherings, date night & sightseeing
  • Arrive early! This cruise boards 5 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time 

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Sightseeing Cruise on Boutique Yacht

Water Tour New York
$36

This cruise offers the perfect departure location from Battery Park City! Locals and tourists can enjoy this convenient meeting point located at North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place, and just a short walk from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Get the best views of New York City from New York Harbor on a boutique luxury yacht. Step aboard and settle into the main observation cabin or on the open bow for this lightly narrated tour, which includes an up-close pass by the Statue of Liberty and cruising up the East River for a unique view of the Brooklyn Bridge. Sit back and enjoy unobstructed views of Manhattan's skyline all from a comfortable 1920s-style yacht. Bring your camera or phone for photos too! A full bar is available where drinks can be purchased by credit card. 

Key points about this tour:

  • Located at North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place, the meeting point for this tour is conveniently located at the center of Battery Park City just a short walk from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, the Oculus, Wall Street, and lower Manhattan shopping 
  • Enjoy sightseeing from a boutique luxury yacht and see all major lower Manhattan sites in 1.5 hrs
  • Light narration provided by the captain and crew
  • A full bar is available to purchase drinks by credit card
  • Shaded seating available on the covered aft deck or outside seating on an open bow

Highlights:

  • Views of Battery Park, South Street Seaport, and One World Trade Center and the Financial District
  • Governor's Island, The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Parts of Brooklyn, Queens and the New York City skyline
  • The Brooklyn, Williamsburg, and Manhattan bridges of the East River
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Around Manhattan Brunch Cruise

Water Tour New York
$112
Circumnavigate the Island of Manhattan while having a 4-course brunch! Step aboard the teak decks of Manhattan or Manhattan II, our 1920s style luxury yachts, for a leisurely weekend brunch.

Our "cruisine" is packed with delicious New York State foods and fresh bakery goods from NYC purveyors: a plentiful buffet spread of fresh-baked bagels and pastries, fresh fruit, glazed ham, spring mix salad, stuffed quiche, Belgian waffle station, smoked salmon display, and pork sausages.

Key points about this tour:

  • 2.75 Hours Long
  • Offered aboard Manhattan or Manhattan II (1920s inspired yachts)
  • Offered Every Saturday & Sunday
  • Fully Circumnavigates the Island of Manhattan
  • Lightly narrated tour by the captain
  • Features a four-course brunch buffet
    (Fresh bakery and pastries, bagels & lox, gluten-free waffle station, house-made quiche, sausage, kale salad, glazed spiral ham, fresh fruit and desserts)
  • Includes a complimentary Bloody Mary, mimosa, beer, wine or Champagne
  • Additional beverages available for purchase
  • Indoor climate-controlled seating and outdoor seating available
  • Tables are often assigned based on volume of guests

Sit back & enjoy the gorgeous view of the island from the climate-controlled and enclosed back-deck observatory of these yachts. One complimentary beverage (including soda, juice, coffee, tea, beer, wine, champagne, Bloody Mary, or Mimosa) is included, and additional beverages can be purchased at our onboard bar.

On this 2.75-hour cruise, our route typically includes a complete circumnavigate the entire island of Manhattan.

Highlights along the way include:
  • The Upper West Side and the majestic George Washington Bridge
  • Battery Park, South Street Seaport and the Financial District
  • Governor's Island, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Parts of Brooklyn and Queens and the complete New York City skyline
  • Roosevelt Island, the United Nations Building, and the Williamsburg, Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges of the East River

This cruise regularly sells out! If it is not available on the date you are seeking, check our weekend afternoon events aboard Manhattan or Manhattan II: Around Manhattan Official Architecture Tour; Bridge, Infrastructure & Architecture Tour; Sunday Evening Jazz or Wine & Cheese Tasting Cruise. "This Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $68. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 Opt 4."

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Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

Water Tour New York
$78
Step aboard the teak decks of your elegant 1920s style yachts, the Manhattan and Manhattan II, and enjoy a 2.75 hour cruise while learning about  NYC's architectural landmarks from the water. The "Around Manhattan" tour narration, provided by members of the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) NYC chapter, is general enough for visitors yet detailed enough for the locals.

Aboard the yachts, experience a comfortable and unique tour through the Hudson, East, and Harlem Rivers from the climate-controlled and enclosed back-deck observatory or wander to the outer decks for fresh air and sunlight. Guests are treated to a complimentary beer, wine or champagne from the bar & light snacks as well as soda, water, tea or coffee. On this cruise, you will circumnavigate the island of Manhattan (passing under all 18 bridges) while taking in monuments, architecture, parks and infrastructure.

Your tour starts at Chelsea Piers, where you'll hop aboard the Manhattan or Manhattan II, which provides a climate-controlled and enclosed back-deck observatory as well as outer decks where you can enjoy fresh air and sunlight. As you glide along the Hudson, East, and Harlem rivers, enjoy an included soda, beer, or glass of wine or sparkling wine from the bar. Hors d'oeuvres and water, tea, or coffee are also available.

As you circle the island of Manhattan (passing under all 18 bridges), admire views of New York City monuments, architecture, parks, and infrastructure. Hosted and narrated by a member of the American Institute of Architects, your cruise features themes and topics such as the planning visions for both reclaiming the post-industrial waterfront, as the '6th Borough,' and addressing rising sea levels.

Receive insightful coverage of Manhattan's classic spires, including the Chrysler Building and Woolworth Building, as well as a sharp focus on the new World Trade Center buildings and recent 'starchitecture' boom, including buildings by Frank Gehry and other noted international and local architects. See how the greater waterfront access allowed by new parks and recreation piers includes ecologically driven features designed by leading landscape architects.

Admire the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the newest waterfront monument: Roosevelt Island's Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park. Pass by NYC's engineering masterpieces — the Brooklyn Bridge and George Washington Bridge — as well as lesser-known 'swing bridges' along the Harlem River. See the adaptation of the High Line as an elevated, linear park and learn about its role in the development of West Chelsea and Hudson Yards. And learn about the story of post-WWII urban renewal and public housing along the waterfronts of the Lower East Side and East Harlem.

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Lower Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

Water Tour New York
$48
The Lower Manhattan Architecture Tour narration, provided by members of the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) New York Chapter, is general enough for visitors, yet detailed enough for the locals, design students, and professionals!

Aboard the teak decks of our elegant 1920s style yachts, the Manhattan and Manhattan II, you'll experience a comfortable and unique tour through the Hudson and East Rivers from the climate-controlled and enclosed back-deck observatory or wander to the outer decks for fresh air and sunlight (weather permitting). Guests are additionally treated to a complimentary beer, wine or champagne from the bar as well as soda, water, tea or coffee. Additional beverages and a full bar are available for purchase.

On this 1.5-hour cruise from Chelsea Piers, you will cover all the major sites of Lower Manhattan (below 59th Street) and pass beneath the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg bridges while admiring monuments, architecture, parks, and infrastructure.

Aboard either the Manhattan or Manhattan II, enjoy a tour focused on the lower half of the island of Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn. Hosted and narrated by a member of the American Institute of Architects, your tour includes a beer or glass of wine or champagne (minimum drinking age is 21 years with valid ID). Both indoor climate-controlled seating and outdoor seating is available.

Features, topics, and themes of this tour include exploration of the planning visions for both reclaiming the post-industrial waterfront, as the '6th Borough,' and addressing rising sea levels. Receive insightful coverage of Manhattan's classic spires, including the Chrysler Building and Woolworth Building, as well as a sharp focus on the new World Trade Center buildings and recent 'starchitecture' boom, including buildings by Frank Gehry, Jean Nouvel, and other noted international and local architects.

See how the greater waterfront access allowed by new parks and recreation piers includes ecologically driven features designed by leading landscape architects. Admire the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the newest waterfront monument: Roosevelt Island's Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park.

Pass by NYC's engineering masterpieces — the Brooklyn Bridge and Brooklyn Navy Yard. See the adaptation of the High Line as an elevated, linear park, and learn about its role in the development of West Chelsea and Hudson Yards. And discover the story of post-WWII urban renewal and public housing along the waterfronts of the Lower East Side.

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Statue of Liberty and New York City Skyline Sightseeing Cruise

Water Tour New York
$46
Experience New York like you never have before and leave the noise of city street life behind. Sit back and enjoy the luxurious view of the island from the cozy solarium or the open decks of our gorgeous, 1920s-style yachts!

Your cruise starts at Chelsea Piers, where you'll step aboard the Manhattan or Manhattan II.

Narrated by your guide and captain, the tour provides views of major Lower Manhattan sites in just 90 minutes, including the Financial District, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the Brooklyn Bridge. You're welcome to relax in the spectacular glassed-in observatories on the back decks, which are equipped with cushioned seating around conversation-friendly tables and are heated in the winter and air-conditioned in the summer. This climate-controlled environment provides stunning, panoramic views.

One beer or glass of wine, sparkling wine, soda, juice, or water is included; additional drinks can be purchased from the full bar on board. So hop on one of these elegant vessels, and see New York as it was meant to be seen — from the water.

Note: Food is not served but you are welcome to bring your own.

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4th of July Fireworks Cruise

Water Tour New York
$195

There's no better way to celebrate Independence Day in NYC than on the water, watching fireworks illuminate the Manhattan skyline. Celebrate all things American and view the spectacle from front row seats.  Commemorate Independence Day in style and join us for an entertaining evening cruise.

Celebrate Independence Day on a cruise of the East River. Enjoy the sights of New York City from indoor and outdoor viewing decks. You will have panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline and Brooklyn Bridge. Plus, get up close for pyrotechnics 4th of July fireworks!

There will be a DJ spinning festive tunes as your soundtrack for the evening. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase. Dig into fresh grilled burgers and delicious hot dogs, and quench your thirst with a refreshing beverage. A full bar with ready-to-make cocktails will also be open. Minimum drinking age is 21 years.

The cruise departs at 6pm and returns at 10pm.

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Explore the New York Harbor on a Sailboat!

Water Tour New York
$100
Explore the New York Harbor on a 30-33' sailboat with a total of 6 passengers!  These intimate tours will allow you to learn about sailing and the New York Harbor from an experienced New Yorker and sea captain.  As we explore, you may relax on the bow with a refreshment or hang out with the captain and learn about sailing and the history of the New York Harbor.

First, you will meet the boat and captain at a dock in Tribeca.  As we depart the dock, you'll feel the hustle and bustle of the city melt away as the sails are raised on the Hudson River.  At this point, you may choose to relax with some refreshments on the bow or learn from the captain about sailing and the history of the New York Harbor.  We'll set sail toward the Statue of Liberty, where you'll get an unobstructed view, perfect for photos.  Next, we'll circle around Governor's Island for a view of the Brooklyn Bridge and downtown Manhattan.  As the sun sets over New Jersey, you'll see the colors of the sky reflected on the buildings of New York.  We'll lower the sails and motor back to the dock where we departed from.  Be sure to ask the captain for local recommendations!

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Sunset After Work Happy Hour Cruise

Water Tour New York
$15

Whether you're a tourist in the Big Apple or you just want to relax with your coworkers after a day's work in Manhattan, this 3-hour happy hour cruise of New York Harbor is the perfect way to unwind. 

Join us for NYC's best happy hour cruise aboard the Marco Polo Jewel Yacht. Mix and mingle with NYC's happy hour goers. Enjoy cocktails & music by NYC's best DJs, as we sail around the East River with views of the NYC skyline and the Statue of Liberty. 

 

Whether you're a tourist in the Big Apple or you just want to relax with your coworkers after a day's work in Manhattan, this 3-hour happy hour cruise of New York Harbor is the perfect way to unwind. 

 

The cruise will take place rain or shine. There is both indoor and covered outdoor space.

 

Board: 7:00 PM

Depart: 7:30 PM

Return: 10:30 PM

 

Must be 21 years or old

 

The boat departs from East 23rd Street and FDR drive Manhattan NY

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Circle Line: NYC Liberty Cruise

Water Tour New York City
$31
Don't have a lot of time in New York City? Make the most of it with this 60-minute harbor cruise that gives you prime views of one of the most recognizable skylines in the world. Snap memorable shots of Midtown and Lower Manhattan, and sail within 100 feet of the Statue of Liberty. Learn fun facts about the iconic green-hued goddess as an informative guide brings the city's sights and fascinating history to life.

Hop aboard your boat from Pier 83 on the west side of Manhattan. Your 60-minute cruise takes you down the Hudson River to the Statue of Liberty before turning back. Along the way, learn about the sites and New York's history from an informative guide on board, and keep your camera out and ready.

Get a prime vantage point of the majestic Statue of Liberty, as your captain pulls up within 100 feet (30 meters) of the monument. Pass by Ellis Island and learn about its historic role in American immigration. Set your sights on One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere at a height of 1,776 feet (541 meters). Sail past the World Financial Center (renamed Brookfield Place in 2014 after renovations), home to corporation giants like Merrill Lynch, RBC Capital Markets and American Express.

Snap plenty of photos of iconic sites during the cruise, and if you'd like snacks or drinks, food and beverages are available for purchase right on the boat.

In addition to the live tour guide narration in English, recorded narration is available in seven languages: French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin and English via free app download. Instructions provided on voucher.

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Circle Line: New York Landmarks Cruise

Water Tour New York City
$37
Experience the grandeur of New York's skyline on this 1.5-hour highlights cruise. Sit back and relax while you cruise past New York's major sights, and enjoy a close encounter of the best kind with the Statue of Liberty.

Your cruise takes you sailing down the Hudson, around Battery Park, up the East River, past the South Street Seaport and under the Brooklyn Bridge. Part entertainer, part historian, your knowledgeable tour guide brings New York's breathtaking sights and fascinating history to life. Beverages, food and souvenirs are available for purchase on board.

In addition to the live tour guide narration in English, recorded narration is available in seven languages: French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin and English via free app download. Instructions provided on voucher. 

Choose to upgrade to the VIP package that includes premier seating which offers skip-the-line privileges, an exclusive inside area and outdoor patio area onboard, water, and dedicated wait service. Your package also includes a $20 voucher to North River Lobster located on nearby Pier 83.

See the itinerary section for more details.

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Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

Water Tour New York City
$43
Sit back and unwind on a relaxing two and a half hour cruise around Manhattan Island. You'll see all the sights on the only New York cruise to circumnavigate Manhattan in its entirety.

While you cruise, your knowledgeable tour guide acts as part entertainer and part historian, bringing the city's breathtaking sights and fascinating history to life. You will discover the secrets of New York City as you sail around Manhattan Island, and see three rivers, seven major bridges including the Brooklyn Bridge, the five boroughs, over 25 world-renowned landmarks and, of course, a magnificent close-up of the Statue of Liberty. Beverages, food and souvenirs are available for purchase on board.

In addition to the live tour guide narration in English, recorded narration is available in seven languages: French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin and English via free app download. Instructions provided on voucher. 

Choose to upgrade to premier seating which offers skip-the-line privileges, an exclusive inside area and outdoor patio area onboard, water, and dedicated wait service. In the summer opt for the VIP package upgrade that includes a $25 voucher to North River Lobster located on nearby Pier 83.

See the itinerary section for more details on each upgrade option.

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Statue of Liberty Express Cruise

Water Tour New York City
$31
Explore New York Harbor on a one-hour commentated cruise with fantastic views of the Statue of Liberty, Manhattan Skyline and Brooklyn Bridge. Now sailing on iconic Circle Line Sightseeing boats! Learn about New York's history while seeing the sights and getting an overview of this world-famous city. Just sit back and relax while taking in the beautiful scenery.

There's no better way to see the Statue of Liberty! Narrated by informative and wildly entertaining guides, this 60-minute tour will sail you by the skyline and landmarks of Lower Manhattan, then pause up close to legendary Lady Liberty herself! Capture perfect pictures from the breezy sundeck or from the climate-controlled interior cabin. This is more than just a cruise - it's the essential New York City experience! Now sailing on iconic Circle Line Sightseeing boats!

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Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride

Water Tour New York City
$30
The BEAST Speedboat Ride - one of the most thrilling things you can do in NYC that is totally legal. This custom-built, 70-foot speedboat flies towards the Statue of Liberty at around 45 mph, with lots of twists, turns and splashy action. It's an exciting tour of NYC, to say the least. Wet suit recommended but not required, just ask our BEAST Handlers about “The Pool”…they'll be happy to help you find a good seat!

Your comic captains, Mad Dog and Wild Thing, take you on an exciting, adrenaline-fueled race across New York Harbor at 45 mph (72 kph). "The Beast" makes a quick stop at the Statue of Liberty for a close-up photo opportunity. 

Due to the fast, bumpy, and extreme nature of the BEAST ride, you must observe the following:

Absolutely no pregnant women on board THE BEAST.
Absolutely no people with heart conditions, back injuries, or those susceptible to back injury!
All passengers must stay seated while the boat is in motion. Keep your hands and head in the boat while docking.
Hold on to hats and sunglasses, they may fly away when THE BEAST gets up to full speed.

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New York City Skyline Cruise

Water Tour New York City
$19
Admire New York's famous skyline and iconic sights from the water on this morning or afternoon cruise. See top New York attractions including the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and United Nations, and learn more about the city and its landmarks from engaging commentary. This scenic, relaxing cruise is the perfect way to take a break from the hectic pace of Manhattan.

Head to Pier 78 on the west side of Manhattan to board your morning or afternoon cruise around the lower part of Manhattan. Kick back in the climate-controlled indoor seating area, or take in unobstructed views from the boat's observation deck.

Cruise down the Hudson River into Manhattan Harbor, then up the East River to midtown before looping back. Along the way, keep your camera ready for spectacular photo ops of New York's many world-famous skyscrapers and bridges. See a variety of New York attractions including the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Battery Park, Museum of Jewish Heritage, Governors Island, Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, South Street Seaport, Chrysler Bridge and United Nations.

Throughout your cruise, listen to entertaining and informative onboard narration providing history and fun facts about New York City and its best-known sights. Your 1.5-hour Manhattan cruise ends at Pier 78.

Choose an optional upgrade to include one or three attraction tickets from the list below.

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Spirit of New York City Buffet Lunch Cruise

Water Tour New York City
$82
Indulge in an all-you-can-eat buffet as you take in the sights on this relaxing afternoon cruise in New York Harbor that includes DJ entertainment. Capture photos of landmarks including the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge while learning more about New York City and its numerous attractions from informative narration. Upgrade to receive a welcome glass of champagne in a souvenir flute, platinum open bar, and a table for your party size.

Board your ship at Chelsea Piers on Manhattan's west side. As you do, smile as a photographer takes a keepsake photo of you and your party that you can purchase later if you wish. Let the friendly staff guide you to your table for your lunch cruise. If you've chosen the upgrade option, sip Champagne from a souvenir flute and take in the view from your guaranteed window table.

Admire the hustle-bustle of New York City as you enjoy the laid-back ambience of your cruise around New York Harbor. Head to the buffet as often as you like to fill up on classic American fare (see Itinerary for a sample menu). Walk around the ship or lounge at your table as you listen to narration about the sights you see from the panoramic windows. Have your camera ready for share-worthy shots of top New York attractions including the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, the Freedom Tower, South Street Seaport, Governors Island, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

DJ entertainment helps keep the mood light and festive. If you've chosen the upgrade option, savor drinks from the premium open bar in addition to the buffet. Your 2-hour New York City lunch cruise concludes at Chelsea Piers.

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NYC Statue of Liberty Cruise

Water Tour New York
$21
Liberty Cruise is the best way to see the Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island, South Street Seaport, Battery Park, Wall Street, Manhattan Bridge, the Brooklyn Bridge, Governor's Island, Ellis Island, the historical Immigration Center, the World Trade Center, World Financial Center and many more. Liberty Cruise passes by all of the sites two times which doubles the opportunity to observe them and take pictures of New York Harbor's priceless views. It departs from World Financial Center Terminal (Battery Park City on Vessey Street).  This is a great opportunity to learn many historical and interesting facts about New York harbor. Liberty Cruises are narrated by live and licensed tour guides.

Sometimes the best way to see New York City is from the water. That's where New York Water Tours comes in. Aboard a sprawling, open-air boat, the company whisks visitors through New York Harbor, passing beneath the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge along the way. It also cruises past Battery Park and alongside famous landmarks including the pièce de résistance: the Statue of Liberty. Throughout the tour, guides share historical facts on everything from the origins of Wall Street to how Governor's Island began as City Comptroller's Island.

Explore the city skyline from our Liberty Cruise around the Statue of Liberty. With the help of an automated and live tour guide, you and your family couldn't find a more thorough and exciting sightseeing tour. Whether visiting for the first time or a New York native, you're guaranteed to fall in love with the city all over again. So why wait?