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City Sightseeing New York Cruises

455 12th Ave, Pier 78 at 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018-1021
+1 212-445-7599
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US$ 21.70*
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New York City Skyline Cruise
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US$ 35.00*
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Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry with Optional Upgrade to One World Observatory and Whitney...
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US$ 31.00*
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New York City Twilight Cruise
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Hop on the City Sightseeing Cruises exploring New York City and its famed waterways with ample outdoor decks and a climate-controlled interior for those cooler days. Get stunning views of the NYC skyline and the city’s most iconic landmarks! Sit back and relax while our knowledgeable tour guide describe the best of Big Apple history, culture and, of course, sightseeing! Get close up views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and much more! With 4 convenient hop-off stops along the way, you’ll also have plenty of opportunity to get out and explore some of New York City’s most unique neighborhoods up close. For a remarkable journey through NYC by land and sea, book your City Sightseeing tour today!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
455 12th Ave, Pier 78 at 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018-1021
+1 212-445-7599
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Buses were ok, ferries too, but the guides/presenters weren't capturing, rather dull. Not so interesting information, mostly focused on the local (USA) audience. Non comprehensive. Needs further elaboration on key sights and the relevant phases of history (e.g. We didn't see the UN area and...More

Thank falkhoury
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the July 4th fireworks cruise. It was fantastic, I cannot say how much we all enjoyed it. I was with my parents in their mid-70’s, my husband and 13 year old. We stood in two different lines, but both moved quickly and we...More

Thank loribob67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the ease of the Hop On Hop Off! You get to see a ton! However traffic plays a huge role in stops. Listen very carefully....We ended up getting off at the wrong stop. Fun tours! The night tour was very pretty, however, long....More

Thank Amy N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I took the 90 minute twilight cruise on Father's Day 2017. My husband made this a treat for my parents, myself and he on our last night of visiting New York. I must say this cruise turned out to be the highlight...More

1  Thank BevCredelle
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The Manhattan Skyline cruise was mentioned as a 90min cruise and we were excited. But they stopped in 3-4 cruise stops to unload and reload passengers. Most of the times we were stopped in those stops. Was a waste of time. Only good thing was...More

Thank Vishnupriya S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Was a great tour with a lovely and funny tour guide. It showed you all the best bits of the city from the harbour. Food can be bought on board, the hot dogs were particularly good.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Really worth its price, it's like a hop-on-hop-off cruise tour, which was not mentioned in the description, but very convenient because you do not have to Uber or spend money on public transportation because you can do all that with this ticket and also get...More

Thank lissettero11
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Bello día en la ciudad de NY,great day in New York City,the cruise was good and educated,I bought the tickets from Travelzoo very good price.the only problem that I have is they have to stop like two time to drop and get people from another...More

Thank lluvi
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful tour. My tour guide Nadia Rose was amazing. One of a kind Tour Guide I recommend it to everyone. Very educational

1  Thank dowillia
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I was walking to Staten Island ferry on 17/04/17 at approximately 11am when I was approached by a representative from the City sightseeing new york cruises. He asked me if I was interested in taking part in a cruise and I said no. He then...More

3  Thank 60annaprice
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Rui P
2 June 2017|
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Response from holidayer186338 | Reviewed this property |
I'd use the pier
Florence N
30 March 2016|
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Response from ranjith k | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. We did. Just don't carry any snacks that stink as a courtesy to fellow passengers