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Classic Harbor Line

Address: Chelsea Piers - Pier 62, New York City, NY 10011
Phone Number: 212-627-1825
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Ranked #26 of 1,013 Activities in New York City
Owner description: Dedicated to helping locals and visitors alike enjoy the unique...
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Owner description: Dedicated to helping locals and visitors alike enjoy the unique wonders of New York City, Classic Harbor Line hopes for the privilege of escorting you on a relaxing, inspiring and breathtaking cruise through the waters we proudly call home. Our three classic yachts – the Schooner Adirondack and the Schooner America 2.0 (our sailboats), and the Luxury Yacht Manhattan (our motorized yacht) are reminiscent of the classic boats that cruised the NYC waters a hundred years ago.
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Jamestown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

What we loved: Friendly Staff, complimentary drinks, views of the city are AMAZING. The atmosphere and safety the crew provides you can really tell the care that goes in to each cruise. I enjoyed that it wasn't a tour because we enjoyed exploring ourselves.The prices were extremely competitive & worth it! What could be Improved: Drink selection (I would recommend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A (just under), three hour circumnavigation of Manhattan in a sleek yacht guided by the American Institute of Architects, with wine and snacks; a complete joy. Bridges, ferries and skyline, infrastructure and boathouses, stark cliffs, islands and lush parks, innovation, engineering, practicality and history; a very informative and informed New York tour. You may sit within the comfortable lounge or... More 

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CHL745, Manager at Classic Harbor Line, responded to this review

Hi, Glad to hear that you had a fantastic time! Our AIA tours are definitely a hit among locals and tourists alike. Please come out with us again the next time you're in NYC! Classic Harbor Line More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I was part of a party of four to do the holiday jazz cruise (there were probably 25-35 people on the boat altogether) and what an impressive ride it was. The captain offered a friendly welcome before we took off and the jazz trio was on point as we sipped hot chocolate during the trip. We met and chatted with... More 

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CHL745, Manager at Classic Harbor Line, responded to this review

Hi, Sounds like you had a wonderful time! The intimate and relaxing setting make it easy to start a conversation with the person next to you...who knows where it may lead. Thank you for coming out with us! Please see us again the next time you're in NYC. Classic Harbor Line More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I was lucky enough to go on the evening Christmas Jazz Cruise a few weeks ago and can't recommend the experience highly enough. The boat was beautiful and cozy-warm; the jazz musicians were first-rate, and you get a great view of the city. They've got cocoa as well as a full bar to keep you warm. This was a great... More 

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CHL745, Manager at Classic Harbor Line, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for complimenting the band! They work so hard to put on an amazing performance week after week. They will appreciate the great review! Don't forget to check out our full line up of activities during our 2015 season! Classic Harbor Line More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Amazing evening, very attentive and friendly staff. Had the most wonderful tour on my birthday with my boyfriend. The staff were so friendly, and ensured our champagne glass we always full. They kindly took lots of photographs for us. Was a very romantic cruise with stunning views. I have super photos of the skyline. Thanks so much forward great evening!!

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CHL745, Manager at Classic Harbor Line, responded to this review

Hi, What a great way to spend your birthday! I'm glad we were able to make it special for you. The view of NYC from our boat makes some of the best photography! You must have some great shots to remember your special day! Hope to see you out with us next season! Classic Harbor Line More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We did the holiday brunch cruise which is approximately 2.75 hours. The food and drinks were great and plentiful. As a vegetarian, I am always concerned about finding something to eat. No worries here! Our boat was completely full (approx. 30 people), but it never felt crowded. The staff and crew were some of the nicest people we met on... More 

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CHL745, Manager at Classic Harbor Line, responded to this review

Hi, We try to accommodate all different types here at Classic Harbor Line. We're glad that you were able to find a vegetarian option. Thank you for your recommendation. It's highly appreciated! See you out with us again! Classic Harbor Line More 

New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Christmas in New York City is hard to top. In terms of annoyance, that is. As a resident, I WANT to partake in all the touristy things--Rock Center! Ice skating! Carriage ride!--but the city is so swarmed with out-of-towners, I just can't take it. So what's a Christmas loving city person to do? The Classic Harbor Line "Cocoa and Carols"... More 

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CHL745, Manager at Classic Harbor Line, responded to this review

Hi, You're right! A Cocoa and Carols cruise is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city but still enjoy the magic of Christmas in New York City! Thank you for letting us know about the cookies! We definitely won't be seeing those again. Hope to see you out next season. Classic Harbor Line More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We did the Classic Harbor Line New York Around Manhatten Architecture Tour on the 27th Dec 2014 and it was a great experience. The yacht had a 1920's air and was decorated beautifully for Christmas. Checking in at Pier 62 was easy and the cruise left on time. For nearly 3 hours we listened to the knowledgeable on-board architect narrate... More 

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CHL745, Manager at Classic Harbor Line, responded to this review

Hi, Yes! Definitely a great way to see Manhattan and the surrounding Burroughs. It so relaxing as well that you just may just snooze off for a nap! haha. We hope to see you again next season! Classic Harbor Line More 

Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We did the Jazz Cruise and had a great time. It was a small group on the boat, and getting to see Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty, and the Brooklyn Bridge at night was truly magical. The live music was great, and the crew were all so friendly. The Christmas decorations were very nice and made the boat feel cozy... More 

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CHL745, Manager at Classic Harbor Line, responded to this review

Hi, Happy to hear you had a grand time! Our jazz trio is uber talented- they put on a great performance. It would be a pleasure to have you back. Don't forget to check out our other activities! Best, Classic Habor Line More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

.. as that was very similar to the one that was cancelled due to lack of numbers. They did try to contact us but, being on holiday, I am not in the habit of checking emails every day and although I had checked my emails the morning before our cruise, they cancelled later that afternoon - according to the employer... More 

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CHL745, Manager at Classic Harbor Line, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback and we sincerely apologize for the disappointment. Cancellations on our end are an extreme rarity and it is something we strive to avoid as much as possible. We will only cancel a trip if there is a limiting operational issue. This could range from severe weather, to mechanical failure or lack of purchases.... More 

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