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Manhattan Adventure Boat Ride

Manhattan Adventure Boat Ride

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This custom sightseeing tour on the Hudson River is designed for photographers and tourists alike. Travel on the same media boat that news photographers use to cover breaking stories, and view more than 40 iconic sights—including the New York City skyline—from unique vantage points. The captain’s narration provides a comprehensive overview of New York Harbor, with close-up views of landmarks like the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$99.00
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US$99.00

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Boat Cruise

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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Boat Cruise

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Secure your ticket in advance for this New York Harbor sightseeing cruise: prebooking will spare you the fuss of ticket-buying in Manhattan. Settle indoors or out on the 3-level Lady Liberty paddleboat and pass under the Brooklyn Bridge for views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and Manhattan’s skyline, including One World Trade Center. Choose a departure to suit you and upgrade to add access to Liberty Island’s grounds.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$24.00
US$30.00
US$6.00 savings
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US$24.00
US$30.00
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New York City Jet Ski Rental

New York City Jet Ski Rental

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See the sites of New York City as a backdrop with a single or tandem Jet Ski rental. Travel the waters of Jamaica Bay off the coast of Queens and the Rockaway Beach neighborhood. Step away from the hustle of the Big Apple and enjoy a day on the water. All the necessary equipment—including Jet Ski rental and a personal floatation device—plus professional instruction are provided.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$156.42
per group
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US$156.42
per group

New York Harbor Jet Ski Tour

New York Harbor Jet Ski Tour

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New York City’s streets can be overrun with city dwellers and travelers alike, making it hard to catch views of top attractions such as the Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge. This New York Harbor Jet Ski tour makes seeing these sights (and others) easier than ever by taking you on the water from Rockaway Beach to Manhattan. Plus, your guide knows the massive harbor well, so you won’t get lost.
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  • 4 hours
From
US$391.03
per group
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US$391.03
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Private New York City Boat Tour

Private New York City Boat Tour

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See New York City from the waters of the Hudson River on your own private motorboat tour. Enjoy two hours of sightseeing with stops at the Brooklyn Bridge, Freedom Tower (One World Trade Center) and Statue of Liberty. Bring your group of up to six people along with your own food or drink for this exclusive New York boating experience. Your tour departs from a convenient location in lower Manhattan.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$480.00
per group
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US$480.00
per group

New York Private Boat Charter (Up to 6 Passengers)

New York Private Boat Charter (Up to 6 Passengers)

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New York City is one of the world’s most popular destinations for travelers, meaning regular city cruises can be overcrowded and uncomfortable. This New York private charter experience sets the perfect tone for quiet city sightseeing with just your group of family or friends. Your captain points out more than 40 New York City sights and knows the best spots to stop at for taking the most amazing pictures.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$600.00
per group
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US$600.00
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NYC Statue of Liberty Tall Ship Sailing Cruise

NYC Statue of Liberty Tall Ship Sailing Cruise

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Admire New York City's famous skyline from the water on this afternoon cruise. Choose from two departure times and set sail around New York Harbor on-board a historic sailboat. Enjoy incredible views of Manhattan and spot landmarks such as One World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island. While on-board, help raise the sails or even take a turn navigating the ship.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$45.00
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US$45.00
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60 min Sightseeing Cruise on a Yacht to View The Statue of Liberty

60 min Sightseeing Cruise on a Yacht to View The Statue of Liberty

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Discover the Statue of Liberty from the water’s edge—and enjoy a comfortable alternative to crowded ferry transit—when you book this yacht tour of New York Harbor. Perfect for time-pressed travelers, this tour via well-appointed yacht departs multiple times daily from Pier 36. Once you hop aboard, pick from indoor and outdoor viewing areas, listen to live narration, and get within just 100 feet (30 meters) of Lady Liberty.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$16.00
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US$16.00
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Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

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Avoid the mobs of people sightseeing on land, and opt for this Manhattan architecture yacht cruise instead. From the teak deck of the boat, learn about New York City's architectural landmarks as you circumnavigate the island and listen to the 'Around Manhattan' narration provided by members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). One beer or glass of wine is provided, as well as soda.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$86.00
Price varies by group size
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US$86.00
Price varies by group size
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Private New York City Sunset Boat Tour

Private New York City Sunset Boat Tour

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This classic private tour showcases the Manhattan skyline and the natural beauty of a stunning sunset. Depart from North Cove Marina near the iconic Freedom Tower and set sail on a tour that highlights the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty and more. Pack food and drinks to ensure a memorable evening as you take in stunning views of one of the world's most dynamic cities.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$533.34
per group
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US$533.34
per group

Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

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Some of the best views of New York City's iconic skyline are from the water. This extended cruise goes all the way around Manhattan Island, affording views of the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, and more. While on-board, learn about the history of the island through live commentary or purchase drinks and snacks.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$44.00
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US$44.00

New York City Sailboat Day Cruise to the Statue of Liberty

New York City Sailboat Day Cruise to the Statue of Liberty

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By far the best way to admire New York City’s iconic skyline is from the water. With this day cruise along the Hudson River, you can take in the most recognized cityscape in the world while relaxing on board the elegant Adirondack schooner. Sip complimentary wine, beer, and Champagne while looking out over iconic sights like the Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, and Battery Park.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$58.00
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US$58.00
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Central Park Date: Rowboating in Central Park with Full Day Bike Rentals

Central Park Date: Rowboating in Central Park with Full Day Bike Rentals

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Create the perfect day of fun in Central Park thanks to this full-day trip including both bike and rowboat rentals. Escape the NYC traffic as you cycle along the wide asphalt paths of the Big Apple’s most famous green space. When you need a break, lock your bike and hit the lake, where you’ll enjoy a 1-hour rowboat rental. A bike rental, helmet, map, and lock, plus rowboat rental are included.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$57.67
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US$57.67
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New York City Package: Statue of Liberty Reserve Ticket, THE TOUR and Lunch or Dinner

New York City Package: Statue of Liberty Reserve Ticket, THE TOUR and Lunch or Dinner

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Explore the highlights of New York City with a package that includes a sightseeing bus tour and reserved tickets for the Statue of Liberty ferry. Take the bus tour around the city, then ride the ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Includes an audio tour at both the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, and a meal at Dave and Busters restaurant in Times Square.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$102.66
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US$102.66

New York City Shearwater Daytime Statue Sail

New York City Shearwater Daytime Statue Sail

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See some of New York’s top attractions away from the mobs of people on land during this daytime Statue of Liberty sail aboard a historical sailing ship. Cruise around New York Harbor, and enjoy views of the Manhattan skyline, plus landmarks like One World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$45.00
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US$45.00

Beach Chair, Beach Umbrella and Beach Towel

Beach Chair, Beach Umbrella and Beach Towel

Beach Tripper takes the hassle out of beach going and rents and delivers high-quality beach chairs, wind-proof 50 UPF personal beach umbrellas and resort-quality ultra-plush beach towels to tourists and local residents that travel by mass transportation to Rockaway Beach, NY. It's a long subway ride from Manhattan or Brooklyn or wherever you embark from. We want to make your beach day a little easier so leave the carrying to us. And, all of our gear and towels are cleaned and sanitized after each use using Ecos™ eco-friendly, plant-based, hypoallergenic  detergents. So if you are visiting NYC from other cities, a NY resident that relies on mass-transit, you don't want to spend over $100 to buy, clean and launder a similar kit and would rather make it someone else's problem, Beach Tripper is here for you. C'mon, this is a no-brainer so add it to your life-hack list. Beach Tripper. Beach day. Made easy.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$20.21
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US$20.21

New York Day Sail to the Statue of Liberty on America 2.0

New York Day Sail to the Statue of Liberty on America 2.0

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Enjoy magnificent views of the Statue of Liberty from the water on this 2-hour cruise. Set sail around New York Harbor on a traditional masted sailboat, the America 2.0, and admire views of Lower Manhattan, New Jersey, and Ellis Island from the water. While on-board, enjoy included drink on deck.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$58.00
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US$58.00
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New York City Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

New York City Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

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Admire a perspective on New York City that many visitors miss during this sunset cruise. Sail down the Hudson River aboard a 1920s replica yacht, and enjoy a drink of your choice. Accompanied by your captain’s light narration, you can take in Ellis Island and Lady Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and Battery Park, and watch as the sun sets over the Manhattan skyline. Both indoor and outdoor observation areas are available.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$62.00
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US$62.00
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New York City Harbor Lights Cruise

New York City Harbor Lights Cruise

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Experience the lights of New York City at sunset on this twilight cruise along the Hudson River and into New York Harbor. Book your ticket in advance online to spare any fuss on the night, and set sail to enjoy the illuminated landmarks while learning about the city from a guide’s informative commentary. A great way to end a day of sightseeing or kick off a night on the town.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$41.00
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US$41.00
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New York City Landmarks Circle Line Cruise

New York City Landmarks Circle Line Cruise

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New York City’s landmarks are iconic masterpieces. See the city’s best sights on this relaxing sightseeing cruise. Get an incredible perspective of the Manhattan skyline, plus close-ups of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$37.00
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US$37.00
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NYC Statue of Liberty Cruise

NYC Statue of Liberty Cruise

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See New York City from the water with a sightseeing cruise from a bustling East River Pier. Navigate the New York Harbor for stunning views of the Statue of Liberty, watch for the iconic shape of the World Financial Center, and capture unforgettable images of the city skyline. See Ellis Island and the Brooklyn Bridge, then watch the Big Apple’s shoreline unfurl as you take it in from the deck of a comfortable sightseeing vessel.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$25.00
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US$25.00
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Statue of Liberty and New York City Skyline Sightseeing Cruise

Statue of Liberty and New York City Skyline Sightseeing Cruise

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Many of New York City's most memorable landmarks can be seen from the water and this cruise lets you see the sights without the crowds. Hop aboard a 1920s-style yacht and set sail around New York Harbor, Liberty Island, and the Hudson River. While on-board, sip an included drink as you admire views of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty from the solarium or open-air deck.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$48.00
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US$48.00
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Sunset Cruise from Lower Manhattan

Sunset Cruise from Lower Manhattan

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See New York’s famous skyline from the water's edge on this sunset cruise. Head to Lower Manhattan and hop aboard a well-appointed yacht; with just a small group for company, you can relax and enjoy the sightseeing. See the highlights of the New York Harbor, including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, and—if time allows—head under the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg Bridges to the East River. The boat has indoor and outdoor viewing areas.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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US$58.00
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US$58.00
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Cruise around Statue of Liberty & Manhattan Skyline Pier 36

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Cruise around Statue of Liberty & Manhattan Skyline Pier 36

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Even travelers with limited time can enjoy some of the best views in NYC with this quick Big Apple sightseeing cruise. Meet up at Pier 36 to set sail in the East River, where you can expect standout skyline views from the ship's deck. Relax and enjoy views of top area sights—like the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges—and make your way to see the iconic Statue of Liberty.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$22.17
US$27.72
US$5.55 savings
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US$22.17
US$27.72
US$5.55 savings
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