Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise


2.5 hours


Live narration, comfortable seating on board


Circle Line vessels feature elevators and designated areas for wheelchairs

Set sail on a 2.5-hour Circle Line adventure and rediscover NYC! Witness over 130 iconic landmarks from a unique perspective, all with live narration to unveil their captivating stories. Book your unforgettable cruise today!


12th Avenue, New York, New York, 10036

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12th Avenue, New York, New York, 10036

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About Circle Line New York Manhattan Cruise

Unwind and rediscover the magic of New York City on a scenic 2.5-hour Circle Line cruise! This immersive experience takes you on a complete circumnavigation of Manhattan Island, revealing over 130 iconic landmarks from a fresh perspective.

Immerse Yourself in Panoramic Vistas & Engaging Narration
  • Unforgettable Views: Witness the awe-inspiring Manhattan skyline with the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and countless other architectural wonders.
  • Expert Commentary: Enhance your journey with live narration by a knowledgeable guide. Learn the captivating stories and rich history behind each landmark as you cruise.
A Detailed Look at Your Cruise Experience

Departure (Midtown Manhattan):

  • Board a spacious and comfortable vessel featuring climate-controlled indoor seating for year-round comfort. Open decks offer unobstructed panoramic views, perfect for capturing unforgettable photos.
  • Restrooms are conveniently located onboard for your comfort.

Sail Along the Hudson River:

  • As you depart Midtown, admire the towering skyscrapers lining the Manhattan shoreline.
  • Glide past the impressive Hudson Yards development, home to the architectural marvel, The Vessel, and the exhilarating Edge observation deck.
  • Catch a glimpse of Little Island, a recently constructed public park built on repurposed piers, offering a vibrant green space in the heart of the city.
  • Be awestruck by the majestic One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

Encountering Liberty Island & Ellis Island:

  • The Statue of Liberty, a symbol of freedom and democracy, will come into full view. Capture breathtaking photos of Lady Liberty, her torch held high.
  • Learn about the intriguing history of immigration to the United States from your knowledgeable guide as you pass by Ellis Island, the former immigration processing center that welcomed millions to America’s shores.

Cruising Up the East River:

  • Witness the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, a marvel of 19th-century engineering that revolutionized transportation between Manhattan and Brooklyn.
  • Sail under the Manhattan Bridge and Williamsburg Bridge, offering unique perspectives of these architectural wonders.
  • Take in the bustling activity of the South Street Seaport, a historic area transformed into a vibrant hub of shops and restaurants.

Returning to Midtown Manhattan:

  • Soak in the panoramic vistas of the Lower Manhattan skyline, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and the Financial District.
  • As you return to the departure pier, reminisce about the captivating sights you’ve encountered on this unforgettable cruise.
Know Before You Go
  • Snacks and drinks are available for purchase onboard, but not permitted to be brought on board.
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear are recommended. Consider bringing sunscreen and a hat for sunny days, or a light jacket for cooler weather.

Experience the magic of New York City from a fresh perspective with the Circle Line Complete Manhattan Island Cruise. Book your unforgettable adventure today and create lasting memories!

  • Unwind & Explore: Relax on a scenic sail around Manhattan & witness breathtaking cityscapes.
  • Learn & Be Captivated: Expert narration brings the history & stories of NYC landmarks to life.
  • Family Fun: A perfect adventure for all ages, creating lasting memories together.
  • Unique Perspective: See the city in a whole new way – book your Circle Line cruise now!
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