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

Manhattan Harbor Cruise

Admire New York's famous skyline and iconic sights from the water on this morning or afternoon cruise. See top New York attractions including the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and United Nations, and learn more about the city and its landmarks from engaging commentary. This scenic, relaxing cruise is the perfect way to take a break from the hectic pace of Manhattan.


  • Attraction-packed New York sightseeing cruise
  • Admire New York landmarks such as the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge from the water
  • Learn all about New York from informative onboard commentary
  • Enjoy climate-controlled indoor seating or panoramic views from the observation deck
  • Choose from morning or afternoon departures

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What You Can Expect

Manhattan Harbor Cruise

Manhattan Harbor Cruise

Head to Pier 78 on the west side of Manhattan to board your morning or afternoon cruise around the lower part of Manhattan. Kick back in the climate-controlled indoor seating area, or take in unobstructed views from the boat's observation deck.

Cruise down the Hudson River into Manhattan Harbor, then up the East River to midtown before looping back. Along the way, keep your camera ready for spectacular photo ops of New York's many world-famous skyscrapers and bridges. See a variety of New York attractions including the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Battery Park, Museum of Jewish Heritage, Governors Island, Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, South Street Seaport, Chrysler Bridge and United Nations.

Throughout your cruise, listen to entertaining and informative onboard narration providing history and fun facts about New York City and its best-known sights. Your 1.5-hour Manhattan cruise ends at Pier 78.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Enjoyed the tour very much, though the identification of buildings sometimes lacked clarity--Huh? Which one, where? Prior information seemed to indicate that nothing would be available on the boat, so you're cheating yourself. We brought all our food and drinks along.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great trip with a very knowledgeable tour guide on board who gave us great information.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Simply outstanding! If you're in NYC for a short time, this is probably the best way to take in the sights. Breathtaking view of one of the most iconic skylines in the world, not to mention an untrammeled view of Lady Liberty!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Fantastic cruise! The whole family loved it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great experience! The tour guide was very interesting and effective! We can stop and hop on again when boat is back all day until 6pm...very nice cruise!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

My husband and I had an amazing time...our tour guy was very friendly...we came to know a lot of facts about the city through was the perfect way to get to know the city...we loved it

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

very nice

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

We really enjoyed our city sightseeing harbor cruise. Everyone was very friendly and on time. A benefit of this cruise was to hop off at their many stops and pick the cruise back up on the hour. We got off at the 911 memorial, toured, ate and finished the cruise a couple hours later. Would definitely recommend this cruise.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Knowledge of the tour guide is impressive.

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