NYC Statue of Liberty Tall Ship Sailing Cruise provided by Manhattan By Sail - Clipper City Tall Ship

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 23/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 23/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Though many tours take you to the Statue of Liberty, few tours cruise you past this American landmark on an actual tall ship. Enjoy fantastic vistas of this must-see attraction with this New York Harbor cruise, where you can sail the waters of Lower Manhattan on a multi-masted boat, and enjoy the wind on your face along the way.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Battery Gardens
    1 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10004, USA
    Departure Point: Battery Park, Slip #2 Address: Departs from a Slip 2 at the South end of Battery Park in Lower Manhattan just West of the Staten Island Ferry terminal and Battery Gardens Restaurant. Directions: Subway: 1 train to South Ferry Station. Follow signs, while leaving the station, for Battery Park & Statue of Liberty Ferries. Enter the park, pass the Battery Gardens Restaurant, & go directly to the water. The Clipper City Service Desk is at slip 2. 4/5 train to Bowling Green. When exiting the station, follow the signs for Battery Park & Statue of Liberty Ferries. Enter the park & walk towards the water and East coast Memorial (giant eagle statue). Once at the memorial & water front, the Clipper City Service Desk is located at Slip 2. Taxi/Car: Go to “Battery Park, South entrance” (https://www.google.com/maps/dir//40.7024208,-74.0137182/Clipper+City+Tall+Ship+-+Operated+by+Manhattan+by+Sail,+New+York,+NY/@40.7020279,-74.014268,18z/data=!4m10!4m9!1m0!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x89c25a3c62f25ad7:0xb8fef5ce19a1ec09!2m2!1d-74.015488!2d40.701114!3e2) near 7 State St. (https://www.google.com/maps/place/40%C2%B042'08.7%22N+74%C2%B000'50.1%22W/@40.702406,-74.013913,19z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0) Enter the park (by the Battery Gardens signage). Walk past Battery Gardens restaurant straight to the water. The Clipper City Service Desk will be at Slip 2. Parking: State Pearl Garage - 9 Pearl Street (https://www.google.com/maps/dir//State+Pearl+Garage+Inc,+1+Battery+Pl+%232,+New+York,+NY+10004/@40.7039468,-74.0160104,17z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x89c25a1396b88a47:0xd4b35649c9cef27c!2m2!1d-74.01352!2d40.703466!3e0) 212-248-5752 Bus: M5, M15 and M20 to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. Staten Island Ferry: Exit the ferry terminal & cross the street into Battery Park. Walk past Battery Gardens restaurant & towards the water. The Clipper City Service Desk is located at Slip 2. Dates: Daily, Seasonal Return point: Returns to original departure point
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    Battery Park
    Stop: 30 minutes
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    Pass by
    Castle Clinton National Monument
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    Manhattan By Sail - Clipper City Tall Ship
    Stop: 90 minutes
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    Pass by
    New York Harbor
    Manhattan Skyline
    Governors Island National Monument
    Ellis Island
    Statue of Liberty
  • You'll end at
    Battery Gardens
    1 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10004, USA
    Departure Point: Battery Park, Slip #2 Address: Departs from a Slip 2 at the South end of Battery Park in Lower Manhattan just West of the Staten Island Ferry terminal and Battery Gardens Restaurant. Directions: Subway: 1 train to South Ferry Station. Follow signs, while leaving the station, for Battery Park & Statue of Liberty Ferries. Enter the park, pass the Battery Gardens Restaurant, & go directly to the water. The Clipper City Service Desk is at slip 2. 4/5 train to Bowling Green. When exiting the station, follow the signs for Battery Park & Statue of Liberty Ferries. Enter the park & walk towards the water and East coast Memorial (giant eagle statue). Once at the memorial & water front, the Clipper City Service Desk is located at Slip 2. Taxi/Car: Go to “Battery Park, South entrance” (https://www.google.com/maps/dir//40.7024208,-74.0137182/Clipper+City+Tall+Ship+-+Operated+by+Manhattan+by+Sail,+New+York,+NY/@40.7020279,-74.014268,18z/data=!4m10!4m9!1m0!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x89c25a3c62f25ad7:0xb8fef5ce19a1ec09!2m2!1d-74.015488!2d40.701114!3e2) near 7 State St. (https://www.google.com/maps/place/40%C2%B042'08.7%22N+74%C2%B000'50.1%22W/@40.702406,-74.013913,19z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0) Enter the park (by the Battery Gardens signage). Walk past Battery Gardens restaurant straight to the water. The Clipper City Service Desk will be at Slip 2. Parking: State Pearl Garage - 9 Pearl Street (https://www.google.com/maps/dir//State+Pearl+Garage+Inc,+1+Battery+Pl+%232,+New+York,+NY+10004/@40.7039468,-74.0160104,17z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x89c25a1396b88a47:0xd4b35649c9cef27c!2m2!1d-74.01352!2d40.703466!3e0) 212-248-5752 Bus: M5, M15 and M20 to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. Staten Island Ferry: Exit the ferry terminal & cross the street into Battery Park. Walk past Battery Gardens restaurant & towards the water. The Clipper City Service Desk is located at Slip 2. Dates: Daily, Seasonal Return point: Returns to original departure point
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Highlights
  • Cruise past the Statue of Liberty on a sailboat adventure in New York City
  • Sailing enthusiasts can take a ride on New York's only operating tall ship
  • Enjoy views of the Manhattan skyline, Ellis Island, and the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Depart from Battery Park, down the cobblestone path past Battery Gardens
Important Information
Departure Point
Battery Gardens, 1 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10004, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. Sails in light to moderate rain. If canceled due to severe weather, your sail will be rescheduled at no charge
  • Duration varies from 60 to 90 minutes. Please Note: Some sails may NOT be 90 mins. Please Give us a call or look up the exact time and date you wish to go sailing if any clarification is required.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 149 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mary Ellen L wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Both the ship and the crew were awesome! We especially liked the freedom to move around the entire ship from start to finish. Also not having it narrated turned out to be a plus - it was much nicer to just have informal talks with any of the crew members - they were all very
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Mike S wrote a review Oct 2019
St Albans, United Kingdom259 contributions54 helpful votes
If you would like to go on a boat cruise to see the sights, then this is the way. Nothing like as packed on as the other boat tours and far more relaxing. Nice staff. Food and booze available.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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DML wrote a review Oct 2019
Virginia9 contributions
Nice spin around the Habor - the weather was nice, I got great pics of Lady Liberty! However, they only put one sail up so I was disappointed. The ship was not like the photo advertised which is Why I selected it over the other tours advertised. Also the young kid was quite
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Phil D wrote a review Oct 2019
Lincoln, United Kingdom40 contributions39 helpful votes
This has to be the best way to have an enjoyable sail past Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. You can take the incredibly cost effective Staten Island ferry which zooms past or the organised and rammed tourist boats from Battery Park, which aren’t much slower. Only the clipper
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Date of experience: October 2019
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SMNI-BXL wrote a review Sep 2019
Brussels, Belgium8 contributions2 helpful votes
The boat looks superb and the view you get from the see if breathtaking. Totally worth it ! And way more special than the crowded ferries.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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SJRozan
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Great outdoor experience!
In these times finding a great way to spend a few hours on a Saturday isn't easy. This was one. We took a brunch sa
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Yuvha
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Great views + music!
I had a great time with my girlfriend on a warm Tues evening! The jazz duo was perfect, they sang too a couple of N
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boozehound
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Perfect Day
Wine tasting sail was excellent. Great selection of interesting wines with a really knowledgable sommelier. Helpful
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doreenm161
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perfect sunset sail around the statue of liberty and ny harbor
A perfect sunset sail around the statue of liberty and ny harbor. My husband And I celebratrd our 10th wedding an
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carrywater
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Sausages and Beer....
...and a great crew too. Really cant say enough about this experience. It was the perfect counterpoint to the inte
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afrobluenomad
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Amazing view! Great for groups
This is an experience I highly recommend and I'll definitely do again with friends. I booked this for a corporate g
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u235mc2
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Sun, air, and music... Magic
It was an incredible afternoon, excellent music, craft beer and delicious food, always with Manhattan in the backgr
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clairej847
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Truly memorable day
Great trip. Plenty of beer samples.very enjoyable.great music. Good value for money. Lovely sights.highly recommend
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Raymond S
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Don't sign up for this sail OR use TripAdvisor!!!
Our cruise was cancelled due to weather, which it should not have been, and when I contacted the company to ask for
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Megsie81
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Appalling
Buyer beware!!!! Disgraceful customer service and appalling attitude from “manager” Nicole who was rude, unprofessi
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Missfussypants1
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This is the ultimate ride to see Statue of Liberty
I booked this ride before my trip as I didn't want to risk missing it. I had a New York Pass and this was included
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IndiaHoosier
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What An Experience
We decided to join the tour at the last minute and were very glad we did. We were ending our day in Battery Park a
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Mo B
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What a disappointment!!
We booked the sail over a month in advance and planned a weekend around this sail. We had 2 other couples joining u
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Jmd4649
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Fabulous sunset!
The evening started badly with a queue waiting for 45mins while the crew had reportedly been whisked away for drug
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H2894DDadams
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Do it by sail!
If you’re going to do a boat trip to see the Statue of Liberty why wouldn’t you choose an historic sailing vessel r
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