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Manhattan's newest sightseeing cruise offers tourists an unforgettable experience aboard a luxurious 28' powerboat cruiser. Each excursion is limited to six passengers, therefore riders an enjoy an unmatched level of comfort and relaxation...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
North Cove Marina, New York City, NY 10281-1052
Financial District
+1 646-660-3222
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our 2-hour private NYCbySEA boat tour was one of the highlights of our trip to NYC. Mike was very helpful, informative, and accommodating throughout the booking process and beyond. Our boat Captain Will was great, personable, and knowledgeable. It was so worthwhile to see the...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Just returned home from a recent 5 night stay in New York, our family and friends asked what was the best thing about our trip, straight away we both said boat cruise, from the moment Captain Mike welcomed us at the marina we knew it...More

1  Thank Colin G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The captain was friendly and gave a great tour of the New York skyline! Close up views of the financial district, Statue of Liberty and famous bridges! We drank wine while we watched the sunset over the city.

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3  Thank cdelfene
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We did the private charter for me, my husband and my daughters. It was a great time. We booked for 6:00 pm so we could see the sun set. The weather was perfect and out boat captain was the best. I will do this every...More

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1  Thank DebGandy
Reviewed 14 August 2018

My 5 year old daughter and I enjoyed the boat ride and tour. There was a total of 6 passengers on the tour, which made it feel like you were out with friends on a boat, rather than feeling like a herd of cattle on...More

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1  Thank LindaMBryant
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Really enjoyed the boat ride, fantastic views of the city and Statue of Liberty. Would highly recommend, one of the best things we've done in NYC.

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1  Thank msarn2018
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We had a wonderful trip with NYCbySEA. The boat ride was just what we needed. We got off the crowded streets and onto the open water. The cruise was perfect, we saw all of the wonderful architecture from the water, the captain was terrific when...More

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Thank Sels70
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Highly recommend NYCbySEA! It’s well worth the money compared to the big crowded ferry’s. And he gets you into the perfect spots for pictures!

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Thank cholcomb2018
NYCbySEA, Owner at NYCbySEA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you Chris! It’s always great to hear how NYCbySEA can exceed someone’s expectations! Certainly it’s a much more special experience cruising around New York City in a private boat! Thanks again for coming aboard! Best, Mike

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We had an amazing experience for our boat tour. It was informative and relaxing at the same time and I highly recommend this company to anyone looking for a good time.

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NYCbySEA, Owner at NYCbySEA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you Mike for great review! I’m glad you guys aboard NYCbySEA! Come back and say hi if you’re ever around the marina again! Best, Mike

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We had a wonderful time. Captain was very knowledgeable and friendly. Will definitely recommend to my clients.

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NYCbySEA, Owner at NYCbySEA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you Kristin for the review and thanks for the recommendation! I’m glad you had a great time aboard NYCbySEA! Mike

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Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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