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Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

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Some of the best views of New York City's iconic skyline are from the water. This extended cruise goes all the way around Manhattan Island, affording views of the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, and more. While on-board, learn about the history of the island through live commentary or purchase drinks and snacks.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.00
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New York City Harbor Lights Cruise

New York City Harbor Lights Cruise

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Experience the lights of New York City at sunset on this twilight cruise along the Hudson River and into New York Harbor. Book your ticket in advance online to spare any fuss on the night, and set sail to enjoy the illuminated landmarks while learning about the city from a guide’s informative commentary. A great way to end a day of sightseeing or kick off a night on the town.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.00
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$41.00
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New York City Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise

New York City Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise

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Don't waste precious hours on your NYC vacation at the Statue of Liberty when you can try this speedy Lady Liberty cruise that's perfect for travelers with limited time. Just hop aboard at Lower Manhattan's Battery Park and soak up the sea breeze as you're whisked past Lady Liberty. You can marvel at the statue from the water, learn about the landmark from your guide's live narration, and snap a few up-close photos with unobstructed views of this must-see NYC attraction.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.00
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$24.00
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OPEN: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options

OPEN: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options

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Visits to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island are musts in the Big Apple. On this guided tour, you get boarding on the ferry from Manhattan to visit the two important historical sites. Visit the grounds of Liberty Island and go inside the Statue of Liberty Museum. Then hop the ferry to Ellis Island and learn about the millions of people who arrived here between 1892 and 1954 in hope of living the American dream. For the comprehensive 3.5 hour option, you will have a guided tour of both Liberty and Ellis Island. For the Express 2 hour option, you will have a guided tour of Liberty Island and you can visit Ellis Island on your own. For the Essential 30 minute tour, you will get the essential information prior to boarding and access to audioguides while on the island. With all options you will have roundtrip ferry tickets to both Liberty and Ellis Islands and entry into the Museums. You may stay as long as you wish after the tour. No Pedestal access.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.00
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New York City Landmarks Circle Line Cruise

New York City Landmarks Circle Line Cruise

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New York City’s landmarks are iconic masterpieces. See the city’s best sights on this relaxing sightseeing cruise. Get an incredible perspective of the Manhattan skyline, plus close-ups of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.00
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$37.00
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New York Premier Dinner Cruise
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New York Premier Dinner Cruise

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Forget trying to snag a hard-to-get reservation at New York's hottest restaurants du jour. Instead, indulge in a delicious 3-course dinner during the cruise on an all-glass boat around New York City that offers you an up-close look at the Statue of Liberty and other famed sites. As a live pianist plays relaxing music for you, take in the immense view of one of the world's great cities and enjoy a delicious pre-set dinner by the on-board executive chef.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$208.68
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New York Dinner Cruise
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New York Dinner Cruise

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Get a totally different and exciting perspective on New York: from a fun dinner cruise that floats around New York Harbor and Manhattan offering stunning views of the city and some of the world's most famous landmarks, from the Statue of Liberty to the Brooklyn Bridge to the Empire State Building. Indulge in a delicious buffet dinner and then groove to the onboard DJ'ed music being spun. Add this dinner cruise to your New York itinerary today!
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$163.46
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Statue of Liberty and New York City Skyline Sightseeing Cruise
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Statue of Liberty and New York City Skyline Sightseeing Cruise

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Many of New York City's most memorable landmarks can be seen from the water and this cruise lets you see the sights without the crowds. Hop aboard a 1920s-style yacht and set sail around New York Harbor, Liberty Island, and the Hudson River. While on-board, sip an included drink as you admire views of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty from the solarium or open-air deck.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$60.00
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Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise
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Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

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Avoid the mobs of people sightseeing on land, and opt for this Manhattan architecture yacht cruise instead. From the teak deck of the boat, learn about New York City's architectural landmarks as you circumnavigate the island and listen to the 'Around Manhattan' narration provided by members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). One beer or glass of wine is provided, as well as soda.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
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$106.00
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New York City Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan
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New York City Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

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Admire a perspective on New York City that many visitors miss during this sunset cruise. Sail down the Hudson River aboard a 1920s replica yacht, and enjoy a drink of your choice. Accompanied by your captain’s light narration, you can take in Ellis Island and Lady Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and Battery Park, and watch as the sun sets over the Manhattan skyline. Both indoor and outdoor observation areas are available.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$78.00
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New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour
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New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

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Make the most of your time in the city that never sleeps on a guided tour of NYC’s top attractions. Travel by both boat (seasonal) and bus as you swing by the 9/11 Memorial, Central Park, Rockefeller Center and more. Then hop aboard a luxury boat for a sightseeing cruise past the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, complete with stunning views of the world-famous skyline and Brooklyn Bridge.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.00
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$89.00
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Manhattan Adventure Boat Ride
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Manhattan Adventure Boat Ride

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This custom sightseeing tour on the Hudson River is designed for photographers and tourists alike. Travel on the same media boat that news photographers use to cover breaking stories, and view more than 40 iconic sights—including the New York City skyline—from unique vantage points. The captain’s narration provides a comprehensive overview of New York Harbor, with close-up views of landmarks like the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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New York City Skyline Lights Sail
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New York City Skyline Lights Sail

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Admire New York’s skyline from the water’s edge, and see its major landmarks illuminated after dark, on this sailboat tour of the New York Harbor. Head to Chelsea Piers, and board the Adirondack: an elegant vessel inspired by 1890s pilot schooners. Sail past the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, and admire Battery Park, the Brooklyn Bridge, and other highlights.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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$64.00
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NOW OPENED: Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Cruise 60-Minute

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NOW OPENED: Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Cruise 60-Minute

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See one of New York City's most photographed monuments from the water on this 60-minute cruise in New York Harbor. Take your spot on the boat and enjoy cruising right up alongside the Statue of Liberty for awesome photo ops, then head for Ellis Island and a pass under the Brooklyn Bridge. Taking a boat tour like this is one of the best ways to get frame-worthy photos of the Manhattan skyline.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.44
$31.19
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Circle Line: NYC Liberty Cruise

Circle Line: NYC Liberty Cruise

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See the highlights of New York City from the water on this sightseeing cruise along the Hudson River. Ideal for first-time visitors who want to see as much as possible and avoid waiting in traffic, this cruise offers views of the Manhattan skyline, One World Trade Center, and the Empire State Building, plus close-ups of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.00
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$31.00
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Bear Mountain Cruise

Bear Mountain Cruise

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Explore the gorgeous Hudson River Valley on this 5-hour Circle Line cruise from New York City to Hook Mountain. Snack on German-themed food specials and see amazing fall foliage!
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  • 5 hours
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$69.00
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New York Lunch Cruise
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New York Lunch Cruise

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Relax on a comfortable boat as it cruises around New York Harbor and Manhattan on this relaxing 2-hour afternoon cruise that includes an all-you-can-eat buffet and DJ'ed music. Get great views and a different perspective on the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center and the Empire State Building. And indulge in the delicious buffet lunch wile doing it. Upgrade the afternoon to receive a welcome glass of champagne in a souvenir glass, a table for your party size, and access to a platinum open bar.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.63
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NYC Statue of Liberty Cruise

NYC Statue of Liberty Cruise

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See New York City from the water with a sightseeing cruise from a bustling East River Pier. Navigate the New York Harbor for stunning views of the Statue of Liberty, watch for the iconic shape of the World Financial Center, and capture unforgettable images of the city skyline. See Ellis Island and the Brooklyn Bridge, then watch the Big Apple’s shoreline unfurl as you take it in from the deck of a comfortable sightseeing vessel.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.00
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$27.00
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New York City Luxury Bus Tour with Harbor Cruise

New York City Luxury Bus Tour with Harbor Cruise

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See New York City’s highlights on a 5-hour tour by luxury bus and harbor cruise, and experience the Big Apple in style and comfort. Cruise through Wall Street’s soaring concrete canyons, capture moving images of the 9/11 memorial, then continue to the elegant avenues that line Central Park. Pause to explore Grand Central Terminal and the Met, and board a sightseeing cruise across the New York Harbor. Enjoy sweeping views of the city from the water, where the Statue of Liberty gazes across to the unforgettable Manhattan skyline.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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OPENED: New York City Sky Line & Statue of Liberty Sightseeing Cruise Pier 36

OPENED: New York City Sky Line & Statue of Liberty Sightseeing Cruise Pier 36

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Cruise the New York Harbor in style—and enjoy a speedy and convenient way to see some of its highlights—on this seamless sightseeing cruise. Pick from multiple convenient departure times, make your own way to Pier 36, and hop aboard your vessel. Get comfortable indoors or on the outer decks, and keep your camera at the ready: you’ll glide past the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, and more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.99
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60 min Sightseeing Cruise on a Yacht to View The Statue of Liberty

60 min Sightseeing Cruise on a Yacht to View The Statue of Liberty

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Discover the Statue of Liberty from the water’s edge—and enjoy a comfortable alternative to crowded ferry transit—when you book this yacht tour of New York Harbor. Perfect for time-pressed travelers, this tour via well-appointed yacht departs multiple times daily from Pier 36. Once you hop aboard, pick from indoor and outdoor viewing areas, listen to live narration, and get within just 100 feet (30 meters) of Lady Liberty.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.00
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New York City Shearwater Daytime Statue Sail
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New York City Shearwater Daytime Statue Sail

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See some of New York’s top attractions away from the mobs of people on land during this daytime Statue of Liberty sail aboard a historical sailing ship. Cruise around New York Harbor, and enjoy views of the Manhattan skyline, plus landmarks like One World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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New York Premier Lunch Cruise

New York Premier Lunch Cruise

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Forget trying to snag a reservation at New York's hot restaurant du jour. Don't wait in line at a popular eatery, either. Instead, indulge in a delicious lunch during this 2-hour cruise on an all-glass boat around New York City that offers you an up-close look at the Statue of Liberty. As a live pianist plays relaxing music for you, take in the immense view of one of the world's great cities and enjoy a delicious pre-set lunch by the on-board executive chef.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.63
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New York Private Boat Charter (Up to 6 Passengers)
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New York Private Boat Charter (Up to 6 Passengers)

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New York City is one of the world’s most popular destinations for travelers, meaning regular city cruises can be overcrowded and uncomfortable. This New York private charter experience sets the perfect tone for quiet city sightseeing with just your group of family or friends. Your captain points out more than 40 New York City sights and knows the best spots to stop at for taking the most amazing pictures.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$600.00
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What people are saying about Sightseeing Cruises in New York City

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Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise
"We would totally recommend this tour to 1st timers to NYC. It was very informative and beautiful to go completely around Manhattan Island!"..."
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New York City Harbor Lights Cruise
"Everything was simply beautiful. The weather was nice and it was refreshing to get away from the city and relax on the boat. The personnel was kind and the views were stunning. The absolute best part was sailing away as the sun began to set. This cruise did not disappoint."..."
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New York City Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise
"A very nice quick way to view the Statue of Liberty and the harbor. R guide was very knowledgeable and made the trip fun as well as informative. We really enjoyed it."..."
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OPEN: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options
"Jorge was a GREAT tour guide! Very friendly and informative! He was especially kind to my brother and me! Thank you so much, Jorge!"..."
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New York City Landmarks Circle Line Cruise
"The boat was great, it was a really smooth ride. The tour guide was really funny and gave such great information."..."
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New York Premier Dinner Cruise
"The ambiance and food were amazing! The staff was very friendly, and the service was up to par. Love how they capture our photos. Bought a photo there to remember the night! I definitely recommend anyone who never been to New York and never seen the city from the water should experience the bateaux dinner cruise!"..."
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New York Dinner Cruise
"Fantastic experience! Went last night on the 20 year anniversary 9-11. The buffet was surprisingly fresh & delicious. Deserts were good. If you order wine, try to be specific in your selections if you can. Super experience at a very good price!"..."
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Statue of Liberty and New York City Skyline Sightseeing Cruise
"Loved the 1920s vibes - a fun and beautiful ride complete with all safety precautions. Highly recommend. My friends and I had a great time."..."
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Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise
"Great tour despite a little rainy weather. Tour guide and staff excellent. Must do if visit NYC. I highly recommend"..."
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New York City Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan
"Seeing the Statue of Liberty and buildings all lit up and all the sailboats. It really was a relaxing, enjoyable way to see the city at night."..."
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New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour
"The entire day was memorable. A great way to see so much of New York in a day and to get some behind the scene insights to people, places and times. Tim is a perfect tour guide. He was able to help you relive aspects of the terrible tragedy on 9/11 at the memorial. Highly recommend."..."
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Manhattan Adventure Boat Ride
"Our guide was full of great information. It was the BEST experience we had in NYC! Highly recommend!"..."
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New York City Skyline Lights Sail
"Scenery and weather were excellent. Captain Cat and her crew were great. The sloop “Adirondack” built in 1992 is maintained in pristine condition and the whole experience was very pleasurable."..."
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Circle Line: NYC Liberty Cruise
"The commentor was great, he provided history that I was not aware of and seeing the statue of liberty was priceless."..."
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Bear Mountain Cruise
"Relaxing ride smooth sailing comfortable too enjoyed the view will recommend go friends price is very reasonable"..."
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New York Lunch Cruise
"Everything was amazing…… Departure and return was on time. Staff on board is excellent, the DJ did great and quality of food was excellent."..."
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NYC Statue of Liberty Cruise
"Love the boat it was awesome and the tour guide guy was super funny and informative. The bost was decorated in a father's day theme which was perfect for my husband. The trip to New York was his father's day gift. And the kids loved it ages 4, 11, and 16 they had a ball. I would suggest before spending money on the ticket check Groupon first much cheaper. And you will need a special ban (extra charge) to sit at the very top. But the photographer was great so we got to go out to take the photo. It's worth it and once again a great experience all around."..."
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New York City Luxury Bus Tour with Harbor Cruise
"Tour Guide Jay was excellent. The small group and the van were a pleasure. We just wished we had seen more of the movies Jay pointed out locations for."..."
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OPENED: New York City Sky Line & Statue of Liberty Sightseeing Cruise Pier 36
"This cruise was straight and to the point. It was comfortable, relaxing, refreshing and rejuvenating. I loved it! The music was great, lots of reggae and hip tunes. Food & drinks were served and if you didn’t want to be in the hot sun you didn’t have to be. It was prompt, efficient, I would definitely use this carrier again in the future"..."
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60 min Sightseeing Cruise on a Yacht to View The Statue of Liberty
"I've never done a boat tour and I'm from NY. This was awesome! The views and staff were great! Will be doing it again soon"..."
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New York City Shearwater Daytime Statue Sail
"My wife's first time in NYC. My first time doing "touristy" stuff in NYC. We knew we wanted a harbor cruise. Decided sailboat better than other options- we werent wrong!"..."
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New York Premier Lunch Cruise
"Too short! Food was delicious and better than what we expected, and the entire experiece was truly fun and well organized. I went in a Group of eight but would go back also as a couple for dinner"..."

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