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Make your way to Pier 83 on Midtown Manhattan’s west side. Arrive 45 minutes or an hour (peak season) before your desired departure.

Keep your camera ready as the cruise pulls into the Hudson River, as you’ll pass the landmarks that define the New York City skyline, from the Empire State Building to Lady Liberty.

There’s a tour guide onboard for commentary on passing sights, as well as recorded narration in seven languages via an app. Get up-close views, within 100 feet (30 meters) of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, and take advantage of snacks and drinks available for purchase on the boat.

As you make your way back up the Hudson River, take in the city skyline, as well as the bustling boat traffic that links Manhattan with Jersey City.

The tour concludes at the original departure point, Pier 83.

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New York Harbor
Brooklyn Bridge
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Enjoy unobstructed views of the New York City skyline on this Hudson River cruise to the Statue of Liberty, a great overview of top NYC sights in Midtown and Lower Manhattan. Leave from a Midtown pier, and snap classic photos of Manhattan, One World Trade Center, Empire State Building, and Ellis Island. With this one tour you’ll avoid the hassle of booking separate tours and transit to each destination.

  • Hudson River cruise gets you on the water for the best NYC views
  • Leave from a pier on the Manhattan waterfront and Hudson River Greenway
  • See the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island close up from a boat
  • Opt for a guided tour so you won't miss out on key landmarks
  • Get your bearings in New York City—this is a great way to kick off a trip
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Reviewed 3 days ago
The tour to take! Ask for Andy, the best guide known to mankind!

60 minutes of tour, filled with plenty of informations, lots of historical background. Great praise to Andy, the best Guide to find in New York. Funny, well informed, classy! The man loves his job!

Thank Bonvivant0789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perfect For Families To Get Great Views Of NYC

My 2-year-old loves boats and we wanted to take him to experience it somewhere around NYC. We booked through circle line sightseeing for Liberty Cruise which is around 1.5 hour long as we wanted to try shorter one first time with our toddler. It was...More

Thank Ruchi D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Circle Line Cruise - Took the Brooklyn to see the Statue of Liberty. Joe was our guide and did an amazing job!

Took the Brooklyn boat to see the Statue of Liberty. Joe did a great job taking us what we were passing by. Should have taken this cruise as our first stop in the city. Thanks Joe and Circle Line.

Thank Cassie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a bit disappointed, as they promised (a street seller) to step on Liberty Island and than we were cruising around the statue. Also we had to change the ticket bought on the street. This meant we had to wait two hours for a...More

1  Thank romanshorner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a family of six and did the circle cruise as part of the big bus tour. Well.everything was going good until Malachy began to speak. Instead of being really informative about the tour, we heard his life story, a part time actor, he...More

1  Thank hjoe507
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