While you cruise, your knowledgeable tour guide acts as part entertainer and part historian, bringing the city's breathtaking sights and fascinating history to life. You will discover the secrets of New York City as you sail around Manhattan Island, and see three rivers, seven major bridges including the Brooklyn Bridge, the five boroughs, over 25 world-renowned landmarks and, of course, a magnificent close-up of the Statue of Liberty. Beverages, food and souvenirs are available for purchase on board.
In addition to the live tour guide narration in English, recorded narration is available in seven languages: French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin and English via free app download. Instructions provided on voucher.
Choose to upgrade to premier seating which offers skip-the-line privileges, an exclusive inside area and outdoor patio area onboard, water, and dedicated wait service. In the summer opt for the VIP package upgrade that includes a $25 voucher to North River Lobster located on nearby Pier 83.
See the itinerary section for more details on each upgrade option.
Cruise + Premier Seating Put yourself in the captain's chair with first class seating, premium views, and seat service that will make you feel like you own the city! Enjoy comfortable upgraded seats, exclusive outdoor viewing area, food and beverage service from the comfort of your seat, and skip-the-line privileges to avoid long lines.
Cruise + VIP Package (Available April-September) Premier Seating plus a $25 voucher for the North River Lobster Company, a floating lobster shack located at neighboring Pier 83. North River Lobster Company offers fresh seafood, mason jar cocktails, buckets of beer, and a raw bar in a relaxed, casual environment and is the perfect place to unwind or soak up the sun after your VIP sightseeing cruise.
2.5 hour Sightseeing Cruise
Live narration by Circle Line’s world famous guides (in English)
Recorded narration in seven languages available via free app download
Free Wi-Fi on board
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks (available to purchase)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
For children/infants under the age of 3, please ask at the box office for an infant ticket; it is free of charge.
Recorded narration available in seven languages: French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin and English via free app download. Instructions provided on voucher.
Please arrive 45 minutes prior to your preferred cruise departure time to allow for voucher exchange and boarding. In peak season, please arrive 1 hour prior to your preferred cruise departure time.
Unless you purchase an option that includes premier seating your preferred cruise time is not guaranteed. Insider Tip: Your voucher may be exchanged anytime in advance of your departure date at Pier 83 to secure advance tickets.
Tour departs from Pier 83, New York
Cruise Schedule: Sept 5-Oct 29 2017: 10:00am and 1:30pm Oct 30 2017-March 9 2018: 12:00pm Mar 10-Apr 27 2018: 10:00am and 1:30pm Apr 28-Sept 3 2018: 10:00am, 12:00pm and 1:30pm Sept 4-Oct 28 2018: 10:00am and 1:30pm Oct 29 2018-Mar 31 2019: 12:00pm
VIP Package: April - September North River Lobster Hours of Operation April 13-27: Fri-Sun 12pm-9pm April 28-Sept 30: Mon and Wed 4pm-9pm, Thurs-Sun 12pm-9pm