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Circle Line: New York Landmarks Cruise

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  • Live narration from a guide on this New York City cruise 
  • Recorded commentary available in six additional languages  
  • Get views of the Manhattan skyline that you’d never get from land
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Circle Line: New York Landmarks Cruise
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Landmark Cruise
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Experience the grandeur of New York. You'll enjoy magnificent views of the world's premier skyline and have a close encounter with Lady Liberty on this 1.5 hour cruise.
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11:00AM VIP Package
1.5-hour Circle Line cruise, Premier Seating, Lunch at North River Lobster (nearby Pier 83) choice of Lobster Roll, Burger or Chicken plus coleslaw, chips, soft drink. Includes $10 sailing fee.
From USD 82.99
3:30PM VIP Package
1.5-hour Circle Line cruise, Premier Seating, Lunch at North River Lobster (nearby Pier 83) choice of Lobster Roll, Burger or Chicken plus coleslaw, chips, soft drink. Includes $10 sailing fee.
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Overview

Journey around New York City by water on this sightseeing cruise that takes you from the Hudson River to the East River and Brooklyn Bridge, with guided commentary along the route and views of the skyline and Lady Liberty. Upgrade to the VIP package, and get premiere seating, skip-the-line privileges, exclusive VIP areas, dedicated wait service, and lunch at North River Lobster on Pier 83.

What to Expect

Meet for your New York landmark cruise at Pier 83, arriving 45 minutes or an hour (peak season) before departure. Those with the VIP package can skip the lines.

Your boat starts in the Hudson River, traveling around Battery Park, up the East River, and by South Street Seaport. You’ll see the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, One World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower, pass under the Brooklyn Bridge, and glimpse the Empire State Building.

Learn about the history, culture, and people of New York from your guide. Non-English speakers can listen to recorded commentary in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, or Mandarin on an app.

VIP ticket-holders can access a reserved indoor-outdoor area, with dedicated wait service, and lunch at North River Lobster.

Your tour ends back at Pier 83.

Reviews (233)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Worth doing

We done the landmark cruise at 3.30 in the afternoon. We only really done it as it was part of our city pass package. Cruise was in fact really good. You go up and down the Hudson River round to the Brooklyn Bridge passing the...More

Thank kirstyandmatthew15
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Very good VFM

The commentator on the boat was very informative and very nice easy voice to listen to, we learnt a lot about the area we sailed past. Brilliant view of the statue , couldn't have been better. Overall very impressed and one of the must do's...More

Thank MattNIvy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Must do Cruise!

We took the landmarks cruise which had a Statue of Liberty pass as well as a trip part way up the east river to see midtown and the Brooklyn bridge! Chris, our tour guide and narrator, had so many wonderful facts about this amazing city...More

Thank 268harrisl
Jade H, Public Relations Manager at Circle Line Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled to learn that you had such a wonderful cruise with us! Going all the way around the island gives you such a unique and entertaining prospective of New York City, along with the help of our highly educated guides including Chris, and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Good trip but boat too busy.

Overall the trip was good with a good commentary. I did this same trip about 15 years ago and the boat was half full. This time it was packed to overflowing and this really did detract from the tour. Not as much or any freedom...More

Thank B8645YLdavida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Informative

The guide doing the commentary while cruising was very good. He has a great voice that's easy to understand and he's very confident/knowledgeable about each Landmark (to be expected). It was also interesting to find out that this cruise line was involved/on call back in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VSheriff2013
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telboy30
18 October 2018|
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Response from chekov | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry that I cannot answer this. I was on the Landmark Cruise in July and the narrator was a middle aged man. He was informative and fun.
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telboy30
18 October 2018|
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Response from indymacthedog | Reviewed this property |
I believe the same gentleman narrated our tour this past July, also. He was retired military. Had great information. Yes, check with Circle Line, I'm sure they can provide that information. We took the cruise that... More
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Lois M
28 August 2018|
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Response from chekov | Reviewed this property |
It rained during my visit. You can go under the roof and still see out from the sides of the boat, but not the nice panorama views like the open deck.
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