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Circle Line Cruises

Pier 83 - W 42nd St and 12th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-8004 (Hell's Kitchen)
212 563 3200
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Ranked #121 of 512 activities in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Circle Line 42 ONLY operates out of Pier 83 -- located at West 42nd Street and the Hudson River. We DO NOT operate Zephyr, the Shark or any other... more » Owner description: Circle Line 42 ONLY operates out of Pier 83 -- located at West 42nd Street and the Hudson River. We DO NOT operate Zephyr, the Shark or any other cruise operating out of Circle Line Downtown (or pier 16). « less
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Madison
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Despite the rain, this tour was our favorite of our recent trip to New York. This cruise was one of our choices in our New York City Pass, and what a great choice it was. Even though it was raining and cold, the trip was a resounding success! We loved the tour guide and seeing all the sites. Our favorite,... More

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Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

This tour is something you must do while in NYC. The view of Manhattan is amazing! Plus you get to see the Statue of Liberty, New Jersey and Brooklyn too! The tour guy is super funny and he knows every little detail of the city so you get to learn a lot of new stuff about New York. We took... More

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We did the full circle tour which goes all the way around Manhattan island and takes about two and a half hours and our tour left at 10am. There is the usual safety drill for these things and then you are away. Our boat had two decks, the top being open and as it was such a lovely day decided... More

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Chilliwack, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

My whole family took the 3 hour tour on the Circle Line cruise ship and really got a chance to see all of Manhattan from the water! the time was perfect, they had a small cafeteria offering a selection of food if you wanted it. There were many seats above and below and lots of space out on the deck... More

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Aurora, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

I'd suggest taking the tour that goes 1/2 way around the island and back. That is long enough. Arrive 1 hour early to get a good seat on the boat. Bring your own water and snacks, those on board are expensive. Once the boat is moving, it is nice to go to the front of the boat for fresh air... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We opted for the twilight cruise. It was breathtaking when the sun was setting behind the statue of liberty. We had a very informative tour guide which was really nice. Note that there are no subways to this location. We took a taxi to the pier and then a bus back to our hotel.

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Camarillo, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We went on Circle Line cruises for our first time in NYC. We went on the Liberty cruise we could see NY on one side of the river and NJ on the other side. As we headed toward the Statue, we saw World Trade Center, & Empire State building. The boat stopped at the Statue so we could take lots... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Pick your day and this can be a very pleasant experience and a great way to get the Statue of Liberty picture for the album. For the family I would recommend to avoid the longer full Manhattan Island tour unless you love bridges, obscure views, etc etc. Refreshments are available.

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Berrien Springs, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Chose the 7:00 evening cruise and glad we did! Cruise was one and half hour long and a great opportunity to get pictures of the skyline and Statue of Liberty as the sun goes down. Be sure to get there an hour before the cruise takes off so you can board the ship and pick your seats. It is really... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We did the Best of NYC on the first day of our visit. This allowed us to see the entire island prior to venturing out onto it. Our tour guide was excellent and very knowledgeable!!. Views of the Statue of Liberty are excellent, even from the Best of NYC cruise. I wanted to go around again when it was finished.... More

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