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Circle Line: New York Landmarks Cruise

  • Live narration from a guide on this New York City cruise 
  • Recorded commentary available in six additional languages  
  • Get views of the Manhattan skyline that you’d never get from land
Circle Line: New York Landmarks Cruise
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Experience the grandeur of New York. You'll enjoy magnificent views of the world's premier skyline and have a close encounter with Lady Liberty on this 1.5 hour cruise.
From US$37.00
11:00AM VIP Package
1.5-hour Circle Line cruise, Premier Seating, Lunch at North River Lobster (nearby Pier 83) choice of Lobster Roll, Burger or Chicken plus coleslaw, chips, soft drink. Includes $10 sailing fee.
From US$82.99
3:30PM VIP Package
1.5-hour Circle Line cruise, Premier Seating, Lunch at North River Lobster (nearby Pier 83) choice of Lobster Roll, Burger or Chicken plus coleslaw, chips, soft drink. Includes $10 sailing fee.
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Journey around New York City by water on this sightseeing cruise that takes you from the Hudson River to the East River and Brooklyn Bridge, with guided commentary along the route and views of the skyline and Lady Liberty. Upgrade to the VIP package, and get premiere seating, skip-the-line privileges, exclusive VIP areas, dedicated wait service, and lunch at North River Lobster on Pier 83.

What to Expect

Meet for your New York landmark cruise at Pier 83, arriving 45 minutes or an hour (peak season) before departure. Those with the VIP package can skip the lines.

Your boat starts in the Hudson River, traveling around Battery Park, up the East River, and by South Street Seaport. You’ll see the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, One World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower, pass under the Brooklyn Bridge, and glimpse the Empire State Building.

Learn about the history, culture, and people of New York from your guide. Non-English speakers can listen to recorded commentary in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, or Mandarin on an app.

VIP ticket-holders can access a reserved indoor-outdoor area, with dedicated wait service, and lunch at North River Lobster.

Your tour ends back at Pier 83.

Reviews (220)
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Reviewed 3 days ago
A Must Do for First Timers to NYC

This was our first time in NY, and as we were only there for two and a half days we wanted to pack as much in as possible. I booked it the day before we left and looked at the Tripadvisor site for tips, I...More

1  Thank Heather W
Reviewed 4 days ago
Crusing on the Hudson River

I took the 2 1/2 hour cruise and really loved it. I am into photography and it was a great photo op. Unfortunately it was a very cloudy, foggy, windy day but even so, I was able to get some decent photos of the skyline,...More

Thank cjrmay20
Reviewed 1 week ago
One of the highlights of our trip to America!

As far as I am concerned, this wonderful 1 ½ hour cruise around the bottom half of Manhattan is without a doubt the best attraction in all of New York City. The cruise allows you to take in the Manhattan skyline, get up close to...More

Thank Yitzchak M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Super way to enjoy the city

90 mins cruise down the Hudson, over to Liberty Island, up the East river and back. Great views and excellent commentary. Plenty of photo opportunities and easy to do despite the full boat. Highly recommended.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Circle Line cruises are awesome!

HIGHLY RECOMMEND! I've taken two of the Circle Line cruises and they have both been wonderful! This is such a fantastic way to see (and hear about) NYC. This year, i want to give a shout out to the Cruise guide/announcer. Great job with providing...More

1  Thank jadams882018
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17 October 2018|
Response from chekov | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry that I cannot answer this. I was on the Landmark Cruise in July and the narrator was a middle aged man. He was informative and fun.
17 October 2018|
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Response from indymacthedog | Reviewed this property |
I believe the same gentleman narrated our tour this past July, also. He was retired military. Had great information. Yes, check with Circle Line, I'm sure they can provide that information. We took the cruise that... More
Lois M
27 August 2018|
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Response from chekov | Reviewed this property |
It rained during my visit. You can go under the roof and still see out from the sides of the boat, but not the nice panorama views like the open deck.