We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Address: Chelsea Piers - Pier 62, New York City, NY 10011
Phone Number: 212-627-1825
Website
Description: Dedicated to helping locals and visitors alike enjoy the unique wonders of...
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.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 654 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 558
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Most recent review
Brunch Cruise on Manhattan

I took my girlfriend on the brunch cruise last Saturday and we had a phenomenal time. The crew was extremely professional and it was a really enjoyable time to experience NYC... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
jchny
,
Brooklyn, New York
Add Photo Write a Review

654 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I took my girlfriend on the brunch cruise last Saturday and we had a phenomenal time. The crew was extremely professional and it was a really enjoyable time to experience NYC from the water. Sailed on America 2.0 , another Classic Harbor Line boat in Key West, a few years back and was equally impressed.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jamestown, New York
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
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
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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
1 review
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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 

1 review
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!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
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
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
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 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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 

Travelers who viewed Classic Harbor Line also viewed

 

Been to Classic Harbor Line? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Classic Harbor Line and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Algarve
27 days ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Classic Harbor Line staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?

Staying in Chelsea

Neighborhood Profile
Chelsea
Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s jewels when it comes to neighborhood life. The contemporary art scene is an integral part of the neighborhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost every night of the week and countless exhibits to explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York City, it’s also a diverse district with a vibrant nightlife scene. The opening of the High Line, an abandoned elevated train track transformed into a world-class pedestrian park, gave this neighborhood new life as a tourist destination. The High Line provides visitors with a tranquil, elevated space with incomparable views, providing an unparalleled way to experience the city.
Explore this neighborhood