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4.5 star rating: Recommended 72 Reviews

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  • Location:New York City, New York
  • Duration:90 minutes (approx.)

Circle Line: New York Landmarks Cruise

New York City’s landmarks are iconic masterpieces. See the city’s best sights on this 90-minute sightseeing cruise. Get an incredible perspective of the Manhattan skyline, plus close-ups of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and more.


  • Comprehensive 1.5-hour cruise from Midtown
  • See New York's highlights from the water
  • Cruise under the Brooklyn Bridge across the harbor to the Statue of Liberty
  • Entertaining and informative commentary
  • Convenient departure from Midtown
  • Choice of morning or afternoon cruises
  • Upgrade VIP option with premier seating and exclusive outdoor viewing area onboard

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What You Can Expect

Circle Line: New York Landmarks Cruise

See the Statue of Liberty and New York City Highlights

On this 90-minute sightseeing tour on New York’s waterways, enjoy stunning views of Manhattan’s brilliant skyline and iconic landmarks, like One World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and many more.

Choose from a convenient morning or afternoon departure time, and then leave from Pier 83 in midtown Manhattan. This cruise travels down the Hudson River, around Battery Park, up the East River, and then past the South Street Seaport and under the Brooklyn Bridge. The 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 purchase 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.

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Customer Reviews

Edward H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

At least in decent weather, this is a great way to see a range of midtown, downtown, harbor and Brooklyn landmarks. Many unrivaled photo ops. Entertaining but not overly obtrusive announcements.

Jayne B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent tour guide - perfect way to see all that NYC has to offer.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

OMG...LOVED this. You should see NYC from the water.

Carole V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

It was a picture perfect day in nyc and our tour director was very knowledgeable and entertaining. You could tell he loves nyc and the feeling rubs off on us.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great way to start our NYC trip

Deirdre D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Had a great time!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Very nice trip in a perfect sky day

prabudial g

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

This tour was destroyed tour to see Nyc skyline

Michelle G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

A fantastic experience, a great way to see some of the famous monuments and skylines. A friendly and knowledgeable guide (Dave) to go along side the cruise, the whole experience was well organised and fun. Tip: arrive early, as they do begin to let you board the cruise a good hour before your time slot, this will allow you to get the seats that you want, as for obvious safety reasons they do not let you stand on the top deck, so once seats have gone they are gone and you will have to be seated on the lower deck. We were lucky as we were very early and got sat on the top deck which made the cruise more special.

Jessica G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Do the SUNSET cruise!!! Have been living in NYC for the past 6 years, and my dad visited me for the first time shortly before the holiday. We couldn't have asked for better weather- and got to see NYC by sunset and the bright lights at night- full moon and all. My dad was enchanted and I fell in love with this city all over again. From views of Jersey, meatpacking, lower manhattan and the Freedom tower to a very close swing around Lady Liberty and under the beautiful bridges of nyc and Brooklyn- We were too engrossed on the outside deck to hear much of the tour guide's spiel (one critique: I would make the speakers louder outside!) What we did hear was accurate and humorous. I appreciated the guide's pragmatic and local suggestions to visiting tourists (ie: exact change on MTA buses, don't get a cab at 12th ave, go to this diner for dinner...) who might have otherwise NOT gone off the beaten path or strayed from the safety of their guide books.

Very good tour, worth every penny- I'd go on a clear day to get the full benefit. Hell, I might go again!

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