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Tour code: 2800SCC

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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 option available to North River Lobster

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What You Can Expect

Circle Line: New York Landmarks Cruise

North River Lobster Upgrade Option

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.

Circle Line Upgrade Option:

Cruise + North River Lobster

Includes $20 voucher per person for 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 sightseeing cruise.

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Customer Reviews

Julia P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Really great, informative tour - our guide Chris was fantastic, and taught us so much about 'real', authentic New York without all the 'boring stuff' you might expect. Some beautiful photo ops and we got right up close and personal with the Statue of Liberty. I would highly recommend this tour.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great way to see NY skyline attractions. Well priced and well run.

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

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