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  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration:  1 day (approx.)
Take the express route to the new National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City on a one-day hop-on-hop-off cruise through New York Harbor. Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for one day and includes timed admission to the 9/11 Museum, located within the archaeological heart of the World Trade Center site.

The museum, containing over 100,000 square feet of exhibition space, tells the story of 9/11 through multimedia displays, archives, narratives and a collection of monumental and authentic artifacts. Intimate stories of loss, compassion and recovery are presented and the lives of every victim of the 2001 and 1993 attacks commemorated.

Outside you will find the twin reflecting pools of the 9/11 Memorial, inscribed with the names of the nearly 3,000 victims of the terror attacks. The reflecting pools, nearly an acre in size, feature the largest man-made waterfalls in North America and sit within the footprints where the Twin Towers once stood.


  • New York Harbor Hop-on Hop-off Cruise including 9/11 Museum Tickets
  • One-day hop-on-hop-off cruise of New York City
  • Includes a guaranteed timed ticket to the new National September 11 Museum
  • Beat the traffic and sail to 9/11 Memorial in speed and style
  • Five hop-on-hop-off stops, including Battery Park, Wall Street and Fulton Ferry Landing
  • See the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and much more!

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What You Can Expect

New York Harbor Hop-on Hop-off Cruise including 9/11 Museum Ticket

Enjoy the flexibility and convenience of a hop-on hop-off water taxi

After departing from Pier 79 in Midtown, the cruise will stop at Battery Park, a short walk from the National September 11 Museum, where you have timed admission. Inside the museum, you'll have unlimited time to browse the exhibits before rejoining your cruise. In addition to the 9/11 Museum, this exciting tour gets you close to such iconic sites as the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and Governors Island, just to name a few!

Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for one day, allowing you to design your own sightseeing itinerary for your trip to the Big Apple. Hop on and off as often as you want, and enjoy informative and amusing commentary as you go! The boats will give you up-close views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge many more New York City sights.

By traveling around the city on the cruise, you’ll beat the infamous New York traffic and enjoy easy access to hundreds of sites like the 9/11 Memorial Memorial, Chelsea Piers, the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Times Square, Battery Park, DUMBO and Williamsburg. Boats depart regularly throughout the day from four stops (see Itinerary section below for exact schedule) so you can plan your day around your sightseeing!

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New York Harbor Hop-on Hop-off Cruise Schedule:

Pier 79, West 39th Street
Departs 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm, 5:30pm

Pier 45, Christopher Street
Departs 10:15am, 11:45am, 1:15pm, 2:45pm, 4:15pm, 5:45pm

Battery Park, Slip 6
Departs 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm, 6pm

Pier 11, Slip A, Wall Street
Departs 10:40am, 12:10pm, 1:40pm, 3:10pm, 4:40pm

Fulton Ferry Landing, DUMBO
Departs 10:50am, 12:20pm, 1:50pm, 3:20pm, 4:50pm

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

Really easy to get on and off the ferry
Museum was very sombre and moving

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Not only was the water taxi an awesome experience but the 9/11museum is a truely humbling and amazing experience. The 9/11 museum was done with awesome care and compassion. We would DEFINITELY recommend booking this package to anyone that asks or reads this.

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