Christmas and New Year's Eve in NYC Reviews
We've found 217 Christmas and New Year's Eve in NYC reviews from Viator.com travelers and members: what they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved. It's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
Fantastic experience to see manhattan from the water, the statue of liberty up close and all the small bit of information the guide provided the tour group. Well done!
Absolutely fabulous. We had a fantastic trip - the food was superb, the service excellent and the fireworks magnificent! Couldn't fault it, a truly fab experience which I would highly recommend. System for ensuring taxis at the end would be helpful though.
Great Fun! very friendly staff and great party atmosphere.
Fun cruise!! Fireworks looked great over the statue of liberty.
What a superb way to spend new years eve..id do it again tomorrow!! It was well organised, plenty of drink and food, staff very friendly and mix of music. Make sure you leave early to get there though due to road closures around Times Square on NYE. Its right at the end of 42nd st, easy to find and walkable, just, from 1st Avenue. Thanx for a great time on our 1st trip to New York, best new year ever!!!
Wow, this was an amazing experience. Excellent food and unlimited drinks. views of New York at night were fantastic! Fireworks were.brilliant. Really added to the enjoyment of our New year in new York!!
I'll be honest, when we arrived for the cruise I wasn't too sure about it as there was a massive queue waiting to get on what looked like a large tug ! However my concerns were unfounded - there were several boats laid on and actually they were all decorated nicely. Once we got away, there was a bit of a queue for drinks earlier on in the evening, but they certainly weren't tight with the alcohol ! We could have drunk a whole lot more but to be honest I didn't want to ruin the experience - and what an experience. We were lucky to have a clear and not too cold evening and the Manhattan skyline looked amazing. Even better was mooring up right next to the Statue of Liberty at midnight and watching the Ellis Island fireworks. Something I will never forget I can tell you. Regarding the cruise itself, the boat was fine and not too crowded and the staff were great. As I said, you could probably have had as any drinks as you wanted as there were plenty left at the end, although I should also mention that it never got too rowdy and it was a nice mix of ages and nationalities on there. God know what a three hour NYE cruise with an open bar in the UK would be like - carnage I expect ! Just one other thing to mention, you'd be VERY lucky to get a taxi anywhere after midnight on New Year's eve - we saw loads of people unsuccessfully trying to get them and we ended up walking back from the pier to East Village. All in all a great night and a great experience ! Would recommend it to anyone going to NYC for NYE.
Enjoyable tour was actually only 1 and half hours. Knowledgable guidee. Shame the plastic roof and windows are so badly scratched does spoil the view somewhat.
We enjoyed this tour. It was very cold but we got an excellent tour of the city.
Cruise was well planned and I'm glad we went. Long lines to board but that was expected. Food and drink ok. Would recommend to anyone for their first NYE in NYC. Definitely a better alternative to trying to be in Times Square for NYE.
Great seats, all well organised. We can recommend Viator to others. The Viator outings were the highlights of our trip.
Our new year's cruise was marvellous. We met lots of nice people and have already recommended this trip to loads of friends.
Very good trip. Fortunately the weather was relatively mild as there was not sufficient space inside the boat for all the people and so quite a few had to sit in the 'open' deck areas. All drinks were included at the free bar and the measures were very generous. Quite large queue though, but at least that stopped people from drinking too much. A good supply of various party foods kept appearing.
Good disco - suitably loud.
Just before midnight the boat held a static position just off Liberty island and gave a good view of the fireworks from the Staten direction.
Would certainly do this trip again.
excellent service, great scenery
The staff were rather slow in serving at the bar and the canapés never quite made it to where we were. The sights were amazing.it's a pity our boat didn't get nearer to the firework display as we were too far away and at the wrong angle to get a good view.
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