Duration
90 minutes
Type
Group
Language
Cancellation
Free up to 3 days in advance of the experience

Overview

With the Semi Island Cruise, you'll cruise the Hudson River and the East River to reach the United Nations Building & Brooklyn Bridge. Great close-up views of all top Monuments and Attractions - Grab a Drink and enjoy the Narrations!

DESCRIPTION

The Semi Island Cruise onboard Circle Line Vessel - 1.30 Hours is fun for the whole family! 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. For first-timers in New York or for returning Visitors, the Semi-Circle Cruise will be a pleasant way to experience the famous Manhattan Skyline and all major attractions giving you great photo opportunity throughout the tour.

HIGHLIGHTS

Midtown + Financial District + East Side & Brooklyn
Panoramic Views of all major attractions
1.30-hour Overview Tour + Live Narration by Tour Guide
A full snack-bar is available onboard

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Additional Description

THE CRUISE ITINERARY

The cruise leaves from Pier 83 at West 42nd Street on the Hudson River. You will cruise down the Hudson River and up the East River to reach the United Nations Building. You will cruise under the famous Brooklyn Bridge to enjoy great 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. A full bar is available onboard where you can purchase snacks and drinks to enjoy during your cruise.

Available: Daily, Year-round

Inclusions

    • The Semi Island Cruise onboard Circle Line Vessel - 90 minutes

Exclusions

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

Pricing

Adult Price: $ 37.00
Kid Price: $ 31.00 * 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: 13:30pm 3:00pm - Boarding: 45' minutes before departure
Black-out Dates: December 25th
Voucher Info: Exchange your Voucher at VIP Booth at Pier 82. Allow yourself 45 minutes for ample ticketing and boarding time.

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 82. 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
Please Note:
How to
get there

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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Embrace the freedom of stress-free planning. With our flexible cancellation policy, you can adapt as your plans evolve. Enjoy the liberty to change with most of our services and tours.

*Exclusions apply, see individual tours for details.*
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Testimonials & Reviews
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What They
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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 [...]

From TripAdvisor - October 2021
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!

From TripAdvisor - August 2021
Amber M. | Google
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
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 [...]

From Google - November 2022
Giorgia M. | Google
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
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 [...]

From Google - January 2023
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