Circle Line: New York City Landmarks Cruise


1.5 Hours


Live narration, comfortable seating on board


Circle Line vessels feature elevators and designated areas for wheelchairs.

Circle Line’s Landmarks Cruise whisks you around Manhattan Island for stunning views of the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and more. Enjoy expert narration and a relaxing atmosphere – book your unforgettable NYC adventure 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 Landmarks Cruise

Embark on a scenic 1.5-hour Circle Line cruise and discover the captivating sights of New York City from the water! This comprehensive tour circumnavigates Manhattan Island, unveiling a breathtaking panorama of world-famous landmarks.

Sail Around Manhattan and Witness Iconic Sites
  • Unparalleled Views: As your vessel glides along the Hudson River and East River, you’ll be treated to stunning vistas of Manhattan’s iconic skyline. Awe-inspiring landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and many more will come into view, offering a unique perspective you won’t get from land.
  • Live Narration: Enhance your cruise experience with informative commentary provided by a knowledgeable tour guide. Learn about the rich history, captivating stories, and architectural significance of the landmarks you encounter.

Cruise Details

Here’s a breakdown of what you can expect:

Departure (Midtown Manhattan):

  • Board the comfortable vessel at the designated pier in Midtown Manhattan (exact location will be confirmed upon booking).
  • Enjoy spacious indoor seating with climate control for year-round comfort. Open decks offer unobstructed views and provide a chance to feel the refreshing breeze.
  • Restrooms are conveniently located onboard for your comfort.

Sail Along the Hudson River:

  • As you depart Midtown, witness the towering skyscrapers lining the Manhattan shoreline.
  • Glide past the impressive Hudson Yards development, featuring The Vessel and Edge observation deck.
  • Catch a glimpse of Little Island, a recently constructed public park built on repurposed piers.
  • Marvel at the majestic One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

Encountering Liberty Island and 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 history of immigration to the United States from your knowledgeable tour guide as you pass by Ellis Island, the former immigration processing center.

Cruising Up the East River:

  • Be awestruck by the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, a marvel of engineering that connected Manhattan and Brooklyn in the late 19th century.
  • 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 now known for its shops and restaurants.

Returning to Midtown Manhattan:

  • Enjoy panoramic views 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.

Additional Inclusions:

  • Live narration by a professional tour guide throughout the cruise, providing historical insights and interesting anecdotes about the landmarks.
  • Access to open and indoor seating areas on the boat.
What to Know Before You Go
  • Snacks and drinks are available for purchase on board, but not allowed to be brought on board.
  • Restrooms are conveniently located on board the vessel.
  • 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 New York Landmarks Cruise. Book your cruise today and get ready to be captivated by the city’s iconic sights!

  • Sail around NYC Icons! Circle Line Cruise offers stunning views of NYC landmarks. Book your unforgettable cruise today.
  • Relax & unwind! Circle Line Cruise provides a peaceful escape with NYC skyline views. Reserve your spot now!
  • Fun for All! Educational & exciting, Circle Line Cruise creates lasting memories. Book your tickets!
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