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Leave the hustle of the busy New York City streets behind and escape to the water on this 90-minute Manhattan Harbor sightseeing cruise. Get an unobstructed view of the Manhattan skyline, One World Trade Center and the Empire State Building, plus close-ups of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and more. Learn about the history of the landmarks with live commentary from a tour guide. Choose from climate-controlled indoor seating or the outdoor observation deck for a panoramic view. Morning or afternoon departures available.


  • 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

On this 90-minute sightseeing cruise of New York City, enjoy stunning views of Manhattan’s brilliant skyline and iconic sites like One World Trade Center, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge, United Nations Headquarters, the South Street Seaport, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and many more.

This cruise departs from Pier 78 at West 38th Street and 12th Avenue in Manhattan, then travels down the Hudson River, through Manhattan Harbor, up the East River and back, with narration to help provide an educational and entertaining journey. Learn more about the history of the landmarks while taking in the beautiful view of some of New York City’s most popular attractions.

Customer Reviews

Eloise T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

I had a wonderful time I get to see the statue of liberty that was my main reason of this trip

Susan B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

this was fantastic, our guide was so good with his commentary, we thoroughly enjoyed it. we didn't hop off and stayed on for the whole journey as we were lucky as the boat wasn't too busy and the weather was amazing. i definitely recommend this as a good way to see the city by boat.

Kim S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great tour! I may have overlooked this on the site, but I did not realize we had the option to get on/off the tour at certain locations and reboard at a later time. We chose to just stay on, but that is a great option for people who want to explore certain parts of the city!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016



5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This tour was awesome. Recommended for everyone.

Vickie O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

This Harbour Cruise was one of the best things we did while in NYC. Got to see the Statue of Liberty and lots of things from the river that you could not see from being in the city.. It was a beautiful clear day and we loved it!!!

Natalie S

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.

Dawn L

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!

Elaine H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Fantastic cruise! The whole family loved it!

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