1 hour
Free up to 3 days in advance of the experience


One of the oldest boat companies in New York City, the hour-long Liberty Cruise will be a pleasant way to discover Manhattan from the water! Explore the Bay around Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and Lower Manhattan - Great Views Bring your Camera


The Liberty Cruise onboard Circle Line Vessel - 1 Hour will be a pleasant way to discover Manhattan from the water! Circle Line is one of the oldest boat companies in New York City and their famous boats cruise the New York Harbor throughout the day.

The cruise features incredible close-up views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, The Empire State Building, Battery Park and the Financial District. This is a live narrated tour and a professional tour guide will give you a detailed description of all major attractions.


Panoramic Views of New York Bay
Close-up views of Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
1.15-hour Overview Tour + Live Narration by Tour Guide
Lower Manhattan & Brooklyn + Snack-Bar onboard

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Additional Description

A full bar is available onboard where you can purchase snacks and drinks to enjoy during your cruise.


Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum - Empire State Building
Jacob Javits Convention Center - World Financial Center
Battery Park City - Museum of Jewish Heritage
Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty - Verrazano Narrows Bridge
Castle Clinton - Staten Island Ferry
Governors Island - Castle William
Downtown Heliport -Wall Street
Old Trinity Church - South Street Seaport - Brooklyn Bridge

Available: Daily, Year-round


    • The Liberty Cruise onboard Circle Line Vessel 1.15-hour


    • Food & Beverages
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Everything else not specifically outlined in the "What’s Included"


Adult Price: $ 31.00
Kid Price: $ 26.00 * Age Requirements: 3 to 12 years old
Baby Price: Free * Age Requirements: 0 - 2 years

Activity Schedule

Departure Point: Pier 83 - 42nd Street and the Hudson River, New York
Departure Dates: Daily, Year-round
Schedule: 10:30am - Boarding: 45' minutes before departure
Black-out Dates: December 25th

Additional Info & FAQ

  • It is not necessary to select a time when you purchase your tickets. Cruise tickets are valid for any time. Please refer to the cruise schedule for available departures.
  • Exchange your Voucher at VIP Booth at Pier 83. Allow yourself 45 minutes for ample ticketing and boarding time. 

Policy & Disclaimers

Inclusions: As outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Exclusions: Everything else not specifically outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Booking Fees: Please note all reservations are subject to a 2.5% booking fee - This 2.5% Booking Fee is applied to all sales and is never refundable.
Cancellation Policy: Please carefully review our Cancellation Policy
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How to
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Map & Directions

This circle line cruise departs from the Pier 83, Hudson River on the West Side of Manhattan. The Pier is within walking distance from/to Midtown West and Hudson Yards and only 5 minutes south of the famous Intrepid Museum.
You can easily reach the departure point by walking or utilizing public transportation. The closest Subway stop is "42nd Street - Times Square" (1, 2, 3 red line + 7 purple line + A, C, E blue line + N, Q , R & W yellow line and S shuttle from/to Grand Central) located approximately a 20/25-minute walk from Pier 83. Alternatively, the "34th Street/Hudson Yards" (7 purple line) is 15 minutes away on foot.

For those that prefer traveling by water, the closest Water Taxi Stop will be Pier 78 – Midtown / W. 39th St., Hudson River (St. George Line to Staten Island) where you can also board one of the NJ Waterway taxi, and then walk north for 5 minutes to Pier 83. If you opt for a car service (i.e. Yellow Cab, Uber, Lyft etc.) the complete address is – Circle Line, 83 North River Piers, West 43rd Street and 12th Ave, New York, NY 10036.

Please note that once you have arrived by Pier 83, you will head to the box office for the Circle Line Cruises to check in.
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Breanna A. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
Irene was a FANTASTIC tour guide! She was so knowledgeable about the area and was so patient with all our questions. We stopped to use the bathroom and we got coffee halfway through, she was so kind! It was a pleasure learning about Brooklyn from you!

From TripAdvisor - April 2022
DCA1014 | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
I’m the biggest fan of Fall activities, but haven’t had a chance to do anything beyond Apple Picking in NJ. I decided to take a last minute 2 day trip with a friend in Hudson Valley, but didn’t know where to start [...] Thankfully I was able to use New York Welcome to do the hard work for us [...]

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Keena B. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
The SATC walking tour is fabulous! Our tour guide was amazing. Friendly, helpful, accommodating and so knowledgeable about the city. It was essentially 2 tours in 1. SATC and visits to historical places in the city. I give this tour 5 stars and definitely recommend. Grab your walking shoes and schedule one today!

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Amber M. | Google
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Our family had a wonderful experience seeing Ellis Island and Liberty Island! Irene was very knowledgeable and engaging for our three children ages 5, 9, and 12. We will definitely book again with her [...]

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Giorgia M. | Google
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We did 2 tours together with our guide Irene in one day, Hoboken and the East side. What can I say, in addition to the wonderful places, she has made everything more magical [...]

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