• Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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See the best of New York City on this guided, 2.5-hour cruise around Manhattan Island. Learn about the history of the island with live commentary from a tour guide. Food, beverages, and souvenirs are available for purchase on board.


  • 2.5-hour cruise around Manhattan Island
  • Amazing views of the Manhattan skyline
  • Cruise by the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Entertaining and informative commentary
  • Upgrade options available including premier seating and VIP package

What You Can Expect

Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

Full Manhattan Island Cruise

Three rivers, seven bridges, five boroughs, 25 world-renowned landmarks, and a close-up of the Statue of Liberty. Now that’s getting to know New York City.

On this 2.5-hour sightseeing tour around Manhattan Island, enjoy stunning views of the Big Apple’s brilliant skyline and iconic landmarks, like One World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge, and many more.

Departing from Pier 83 in midtown Manhattan, this cruise travels all the way around Manhattan Island, bounded by the Hudson, East and Harlem Rivers. The live narration from a professional tour guide helps to provide an educational and entertaining journey. In addition to the live tour guide narration in English, recorded narration is available in seven languages: French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin and English with a free app download (Instructions provided on voucher). 

Learn more about the history of each of the sites and enjoy 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. Souvenirs are also available for purchase.

Choose to upgrade to premier seating which offers skip-the-line privileges, an exclusive inside area and outdoor patio area onboard, water, and dedicated wait service. In the summer opt for the VIP package upgrade that includes a $25 voucher to North River Lobster located on nearby Pier 83.

See the itinerary section for more details on each upgrade option.


Customer Reviews

Jerome C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

The Circle Line tour was excellent. The trip was enjoyable as well as informational. I would recommend this tour to any interested party. The narrator was extremely knowledgeable of the history of Manhattan. He provided a lot of information that made the tour worthwhile.

Irwin R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

just another prospective to view manhattan, this was a great trip. well worth the money. had a great time. chose the premier package. felt like a VIP. the tour guide was very informative. particularly liked the northern part of manhattan island


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Aa a New York-based citizen, I have worked tour many state but never took out to see the city that never sleep.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Wow! Loved this. Guide was so knowledgeable and interesting. Well worth it.

Jill M B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Great cruise!! Our guide was knowledgeable and funny! I'd definitely go again next trip to NYC!!

Kim F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Brilliant, guide was an amazing man who made the experience very enjoyable!

Kenneth K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

I had been to New Yorl countless times when my husband and I decided to take this cruise. It was wonderful!

Kimberly S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Great tour and the guide was phenomenal ... so funny! Highly recommend. This was our second time to do the tour. We upgraded to the premium which was well worth it!

Jack L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

A very worthwhile and memorable experience.

Denae S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Had a great time and learned more about the island than knew before. Host was very engaging and entertaining.

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