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  • Location:New York City, New York
  • Duration:2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

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.


  • 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
  • Upgrade to Circle Line VIP to include Premier seating, skip-the-line privileges, at-seat food and beverage service plus a $25 voucher for the North River Lobster Company

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Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

Full Manhattan Island Cruise

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.

Circle Line VIP Upgrade
Upgrade your 2.5-hour Circle Line cruise to include Premier (First Class) seating. Enjoy ergonomically designed seating with extra legroom, a private outdoor patio, at-seat food and beverage service and skip-the-line privileges. 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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The views and the narrator where great. Highly recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Wonderful narrator and great sights. Only downer, not the cruise's fault, is the passengers who have loud conversations with one another making it difficult to hear the narration.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

It was really GREAT! Everybody loved it. I recommend it to my friends!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

An excellent thorough and amusing guide to the big apple! Only snag was the vouchers which came with the premium tickets were for a restaurant which was closed and looked as if it had closed for the winter.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise. The guy who gave the commentary was excellent! The information he gave us was particularly informative and made us understand the geography of the island and surrounding area! The cruise enabled us to experience Manhattan from a different perspective. We had never visited New York before and the cruise gave us a good introduction to recognizing the various buildings and bridges,etc. Unfortunately we stayed outside too long on the upper deck taking photos and we have returned to Scotland with bad colds - not your fault!! You really need to be well wrapped up to be out on the Hudson River! When we return sometime we shall certainly take the cruise again! We would have no hesitation in recommending it to any visitor - a good place to start on a visit to New York!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Well worth the cruise round Manhattan Island, get to so much more of this amazing city.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

fantastic trip round Manhattan - great guide told us everything and more

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great cruise!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Andy, our guide, was both knowledgeable and humorous. The ride was a pleasant 2.5 hours with incredible weather. The cruise took us all around Manhattan to areas I had never seen before, including the Hudson Valley which is now a destination for me.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great way to see many of the sites of Manhattan - some up very close. A well spent two and half hours with loads of brilliant views and memories.

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