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New York City Skyline Cruise

  • Take in unobstructed views of the NYC skyline on a Manhattan Harbor cruise
  • Choose from climate-controlled indoor seating or outdoor viewing areas
  • Cruises conveniently run hourly from the late morning to the late afternoon 
New York City Skyline Cruise
From US$19.00
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New York City Skyline Cruise
90-minute Manhattan Harbor sightseeing cruise
Cruise + One Attraction Ticket
90-minute Manhattan Harbor sightseeing cruise + your choice of one attraction (see itinerary section for options)
Cruise + 3 Attraction Tickets
90-minute Manhattan Harbor sightseeing cruise + your choice of three attractions (see itinerary section for options)

See the main sights of Manhattan from the water during this New York City skyline cruise. Travel down the Hudson River through Manhattan Harbor, up the East River, and back with no traffic worries. If you’re planning on visiting an attraction, upgrade to include admission tickets that save time by allowing you to avoid additional ticket lines.

What to Expect

This New York City skyline tour departs from Pier 78 in Midtown. Boats for this cruise come about every hour, so you’re never waiting long. Show your voucher to an employee, and hop aboard.

You can choose to head indoors to a climate-controlled area, or go to the upper deck outside for views from even higher above the water. Either way, you’ll catch sight of popular NYC landmarks such as the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Chrysler Building and Brooklyn Bridge as you cruise down the Hudson, around the Harbor, up the East River, and back again. On your cruise, you’ll learn fun facts about the city and its history from your guide.

Once your tour is over, you’ll return to Pier 78.

At checkout, choose to upgrade to add one or three attraction tickets such as 9/11 Museum or One World Observatory to complete your day. 

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1 - 5 of 30 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago
Keep away!

This tour is a complete misrepresentation! It was a rainy day and I phoned up to confirm the tours were running and there were trips at 11:30 and 13:00- they said "yes". When we arrive just after 11, it transpired there were trips only at...More

3  Thank AvguyKfarSaba_Israel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Boat tour great but attraction ticket not accepted

I booked this tour online and got confirmation from viator.com. We presented our voucher at the Pier and were able to get on the boat. We rode to Lower Manhattan and got off to see the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. However, the Museum did not...More

9  Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 30 April 2018
Last thing we did on our trip to NY, loads of fun!!

Wifey and I picked the evening cruise to round out the day after a heavy hearted trip to the 9/11 Memorial. The boat was comfortable, the crew very pleasant and the views were astounding! We picked the 7 PM cruise and got to see all...More

12  Thank hazmaster
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile
New York City Skyline cruise

My son and I went on a whim to see the statue. Not only did we get a great price, the staff were friendly. We arrived just 20 minutes early and boarded right away. It was a nice trip, very informative. Some of the furniture/chairs...More

4  Thank Christina V
Reviewed 21 April 2018
Great views but not worth the money, didn’t get to even use the +one attraction ticket!

I had purchased the cruise + 1 attraction ticket at the time I bought the tickets for my 12 and 13 yr old and myself. The e-voucher stated that the cruise left every hour, was 90 minutes and to be at the port 30 minutes...More

7  Thank RHFamilyof4
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We was all dropped off of a bus. I didn’t notice any parking.
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