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New York Harbor Happy Hour Cruise

Highlights
  • 2-hour New York City happy hour cruise
  • Cruise along New York Harbor past the illuminated Manhattan skyline
  • Your choice of beer and wine or cocktails from the premium open bar (if option selected)
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New York Harbor Happy Hour Cruise
From US$35.00
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Cruise only. Food and drinks available for purchase on board.
From US$35.00
Cruise w/ Food, Beer & Wine
Ticket includes admission, food, beer and wine.
From US$80.00
Cruise w/ Food & Open Bar
Ticket includes admission, food, beer, wine & premium open bar.
From US$105.00
Overview
Experience New York City in a whole different light on this entertaining happy hour cruise along New York Harbor. See the best of the Big Apple’s iconic landmarks — like One World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower, the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty — while soaking up the energetic atmosphere on board. Choose from a variety of cruise options to include beer and wine or an unlimited open bar. Relax, mix, mingle, make new friends and have a good time on this popular 2-hour cruise.
What to Expect
Boarding begins at 5 p.m. for this 2-hour (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.) happy hour cruise along New York Harbor. Beginning at Pier 15 at the East River Esplanade, head out onto the water as the sun sits low in the sky, casting long shadows across the entire New York City skyline. Be sure to being a camera to capture breathtaking views of landmark attractions like One World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and more.

Mingle with friends, family or co-workers, and depending on the type of cruise experience chosen, enjoy a selection og beer and wine or an unlimited premium open bar. Listen to live music, dance to an award-winning DJ or simply sit on one of the outer decks, drink in hand, taking in the view of the city as it lights up for the evening.

This happy hour cruise is great for fun of all kinds, including the traditional end of the work day mixer (must be 21 or older with valid ID to consume alcohol). Climb on board as part of a group celebration, a birthday party, a team-building activity, a private event or just another excuse to get out and about.
Reviews (55)
1 - 5 of 9 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great fun

This is a good way to see the sights at night left at 6pm as the sun sets with in minutes the skyline changes from day to night and the views were amazing. Food and drinks available on boat also none stop music to make...More

Thank Jeff220
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad you had fun, Jeff! We hope we can provide a 5-star experience the next time around.

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Upclose and Personal with Ms. Liberty and Mr. Brooklyn Bridge!

The Hornblower was an amazing experience. The happy hour cruise was a perfect 2 hour cruise with live DJ and unlimited drink options. This would be the perfect inexpensive date night. They even serve food, which I didn't have, but the ship was clean and...More

2  Thank Charnewell
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you for the great review - We are so happy you had a wonderful time!

Reviewed 30 July 2018
FANTASTIC

Wonderful evening cruising along the Hudson, drinks were well priced, lovely views for photographs on top excellent couple of hours.

1  Thank Jane O
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thanks for sailing with us, Jane! We appreciate your review.

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Excellent customer service and experience

So I had booked this happy hour cruise for my cousin and I while I was visiting from Berlin. I've lived in NY previously so I knew there were other okay options but I'd heard good things about the Hornblower cruises. My cousin and I...More

6  Thank jzatkin
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thanks for your feedback! It is always nice hearing how our staff members are able to turn a potentially negative situation into a winning experience. We will make sure to let both of them know how much you appreciated their effort to make things right....More

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile
Drink, dance ,repeat!

My 2nd booking via TripAdvisor and a great one at that! We got aboard the cruise around 5:30pm and off after 8. There was peppy music (not live) , a decent bar and a buffet spread ( I did not eat since I am vegan...More

1  Thank nikki1318
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thanks for your feedback, Nikki! It is great to hear that you enjoy our Alive After Five Cruise so much. It is definitely a nice way to relax, dance, and enjoy the New York views on board. We will review our menu to make sure...More

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Lindsey H
22 October 2018|
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Response from Jane O | Reviewed this property |
We went in December and yes it was heated , we had a fab couple of hours , nice bar , pleasant staff, very comfortable...enjoy
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Brenda M
27 June 2018|
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Response from Barb N |
hi am very sure it states must be 21 of age, I know we could not bring our 18 yr old granddaughter
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