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See the best of New York City on this guided, 2.5-hour cruise around Manhattan Island. Learn about the history of the island with live commentary from a tour guide. Food, beverages and souvenirs are available for purchase onboard.


  • Upgrade VIP option with premier seating and exclusive outdoor viewing area onboard
  • 2.5-hour cruise around Manhattan Island
  • Amazing views of the Manhattan skyline
  • Cruise by the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Entertaining and informative commentary
  • Choice of morning and afternoon cruises

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What You Can Expect

Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

Circumnavigate Manhattan Island

Three rivers, seven bridges, five boroughs, 25 world-renowned landmarks and a close-up of the Statue of Liberty. Now that’s getting to know New York City.

On this 2.5-hour sightseeing tour around Manhattan Island, enjoy stunning views of the Big Apple’s brilliant skyline and iconic landmarks, like One World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and many more.

Choose from a convenient morning or afternoon departure time, then leave from Pier 83 in midtown Manhattan. This cruise travels all the way around Manhattan Island, bounded by the Hudson, East and Harlem Rivers. The live narration from a professional tour guide helps to provide an educational and entertaining journey.

Learn more about the history of each of the sites and enjoy a snack or beverage from the onboard concession area while taking in the beautiful views of some of New York City’s most popular attractions. Souvenirs are also available for purchase.

Circle Line Upgrade Option:

Cruise VIP Package
This option puts your in the captain's chair with first class seating, premium views and at-seats service that will make you feel like you own the city! Enjoy comfortable upgraded seats, exclusive outdoor viewing area, food and beverage service from the comfort of your seat and skip-the-line privileges to avoid long lines.

In addition, you'll receive a $25 voucher for the North River Lobster Company, a floating lobster shack located at neighboring Pier 83. North River Lobster Company offers fresh seafood, mason jar cocktails, buckets of beer and a raw bar in a relaxed, casual environment and is the perfect place to unwind or soak up the sun after your VIP sightseeing cruise.

Customer Reviews

Diana D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Our tour guide was David and he was wonderful. Knowledgeable, interesting, funny and open to any and all questions. I would highly recommend this tour.....having WONDERFUL weather made it all the better.

Gloria K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This tour was our favorite thing we did while in NY. I have now done it twice and it is the one thing you will not want to miss while in New York City. The gentleman who narrated the tour was fantastic! We learned so much and it was done in an amazingly interesting way. It was really one of the best tours we have ever been on.

Clare H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Absolutely fantastic...will do again


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great tour and excellent guide with such interesting information!

Youn Woong P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

the cruiser is bigger than expected. Since it was monday afternoon, only few people were in the cruiser. Nice views including Liberty statue, and hot dog was tasty.

wayne t

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

an excellent cruise. would highly recommend. got to see the statue of liberty and all the boroughs surrounding manhattan. the cruise is approx 2.5hours long.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

We booked the two and a half hour tour around Manhattan Island. And it's well worth the money. You will see New York and it's highlights from another point of view. And, in our case, in the city it is very hot, and on the boat it was refreshing. A nice view of the Statue of Liberty,Brooklyn Bridge and other highlights and a nice and entertaining guide who explains things and comments on things in a nice and comic way. Never regret the tour we booked.

Julie T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Location was easy to find, check in was flawless - Trip was so enjoyable, boat was clean and officered snacks for purchase. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and his voice was very clear - I would definitely recommend and would do it again if the opportunity presents itself.

alison k

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Very good tour guide.

Wrap up warm as it gets cold on the river. Amazing views for great photos

Felicity M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Excellent way of getting a feel for Manhattan. Very good commentary and well worth it.

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