Circle Line: NYC Liberty Cruise

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Circle Line: NYC Liberty Cruise information and booking

60 minutes
Departs from
Cruise departs from Pier 83, New York
Returns to
Return to original departure point.
Time of departure
January 1 to May 1, 2016 – 10:00AM May 2 to September 5, 2016 – 10:30AM, 1:30PM, 3:30PM September 6 to October 30, 2016 – 10:30AM, 2:30PM, 4:30PM October 31, 2016 to March 12, 2017 – 10:00AM
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Don’t have a lot of time in New York City? Make the most of it with this 60-minute harbor cruise that gives you prime views of one of the most recognizable skylines in the world. Snap memorable shots of Midtown and Lower Manhattan, and sail within 100 feet of the Statue of Liberty. Learn fun facts about the iconic green-hued goddess as an informative guide brings the city’s sights and fascinating history to life.

Hop aboard your boat from Pier 83 on the west side of Manhattan. Your 60-minute cruise takes you down the Hudson River to the Statue of Liberty before turning back. Along the way, learn about the sites and New York’s history from an informative guide on board, and keep your camera out and ready.Get a prime vantage point of the majestic Statue of Liberty, as your captain pulls up within 100 feet (30 meters) of the monument. Pass by Ellis Island and learn about its historic role in American immigration. Set your sights on One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere at a height of 1,776 feet (541 meters). Sail past the World Financial Center (renamed Brookfield Place in 2014 after renovations), home to corporation giants like Merrill Lynch, RBC Capital Markets and American Express.Snap plenty of photos of iconic sites during the cruise, and if you’d like snacks or drinks, food and beverages are available for purchase right on the boat.Circle Line Upgrade Option: Cruise + Adventure PackageIncludes 30-minute kayak rental and 1-hour bike rental. Bike rental includes all necessary bike equipment including helmet, chain and basket. Bring comfortable shoes and clothes. Available daily from 9:00am-7:00pm. Kayak rental is weather permitting. Bring a camera, quick drying clothing and water friendly shoes. Children under 18 must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Participants must be in good health, over 5 feet tall and under 250 pounds to go on their own kayak. Available Tuesday – Sunday from 12:00pm-4:30pm.

What's included

  • 60-minute cruise
  • Onboard guide

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and beverages (cash bar available onboard)