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Circle Line Cruises

New York City, NY, USA
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About Circle Line Cruises
Today, Circle Line is the only cruise line dedicated exclusively to sightseeing, with vessels made of steel and over-sized glass windows that offer magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline, all year round. Owned and operated by New York Cruise Lines Inc., New York's oldest and largest provider of scheduled and chartered sightseeing and special event cruises, Circle Line is recognized as one of the most famous boat rides in the world. Sightseeing Tour Options: All Circle Line vessels offer first-class service, the best viewing opportunities and an entertaining, informative tour given by professional guides. Best of NYC Cruise - Take in over 101 city sights by water, including the Intrepid, Yankee Stadium, the Cloisters and a magnificent close-up of the Statue of Liberty. Landmark Cruise- Witness magnificent views of the world's premier skyline and such sights as the Empire State Building, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Liberty Cruise - The fastest and best way to see the Statue of Liberty! Sail down the Hudson River to the Statue of Liberty and back, and view Ellis Island, the rising Freedom Tower and the World Financial Center, along the way. Harbor Lights Cruise - For something a bit more romantic, sail the same route as the Landmark Cruise while the sun sets and the skyline comes alive. The Beast Speedboat Ride - The Beast leaves all others in its wake as the Captain takes this custom-built 70-foot offshore racing powerboat up to 45 mph on a ride down to the Statue of Liberty. Circle Line looks forward to introducing you to New York.
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Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

Cruise all the way around Manhattan Island on a guided boat tour that takes in every angle of New York City’s iconic waterfront. Traveling by boat means unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Statue of Liberty—ideal for snapping memorable photographs. With live narration throughout the cruise, learn about the Big Apple while passing all five of New York’s boroughs.
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2 hours 30 minutes
from $44.00

New York City Explorer Pass

Explore your favorite NYC attractions for one low price with this New York City Explorer Pass. Choose how many attractions you want to visit—up to 10—and enjoy visits to landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and Top of the Rock Observatory, and activities such as a Madison Square Garden tour or Brooklyn bike tour. Sightsee the city with ease during a hop-on hop-off bus tour, or choose a sightseeing cruise. All passes are valid for one year from the purchase date and are activated after your first visit. Your pas is then valid for 30 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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30 days
from $65.00

Circle Line: NYC Liberty Cruise

Enjoy unobstructed views of the New York City skyline on this Hudson River cruise to the Statue of Liberty, a great overview of top NYC sights in Midtown and Lower Manhattan. Leave from a Midtown pier, and snap classic photos of Manhattan, One World Trade Center, Empire State Building, and Ellis Island. On this one tour, avoid the hassle of booking separate tours and transit to each destination.
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1 hour
from $19.45

New York City Harbor Lights Cruise

As twilight descends over New York City, take in the lights of the Manhattan skyline from a boat on this evening harbor cruise. Listen to live commentary on the harbor’s sights—including One World Trade Center, the Statue of Liberty, and the Chrysler Building—as you gear up for a night on the town. Book ahead to guarantee your spot on this popular evening outing.
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2 hours
from $41.00

New York City Landmarks Circle Line Cruise

Journey around New York City by water on this sightseeing cruise that takes you from the Hudson River to the East River and Brooklyn Bridge, with guided commentary along the route and views of the skyline and Lady Liberty. Upgrade to the VIP package, and get premier seating, skip-the-line privileges, access to exclusive VIP areas and more.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $37.00
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On our first trip to New York, a one hour trip with Circle Line Cruises was included. This was a fantastic experience and I would thoroughly recommend to all, young and old. The boat is a good size with loads of seats. We chose to sit upstairs on the open deck which was very
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SCAM/HARASSMENT/IMPERSONATORS- Men in RED sports jackets posted around parameter told us the boats would only be leaving from THEIR PORT and that the Battery Park tickets needed to be booked months in advance. The port they leave from is OVER A MILE AWAY and the boat wouldn’t
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Great trip entertaining guide - you get to see statue of liberty without having to diembark (guide said bookings for going inside need to be made 2-3 months in advance. Reson for dropping to 2 is the concession photos. If you have any sense do not get them to take your photo.
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A very worthwhile cruise. The Tour Guide was very knowledgable and funny. NYC has an iconic skyline, and the guide was able to point out and elaborate on the many points of interest. This was 2-3 hours very well spent. Choice of open upper deck or enclosed lower deck. Drinks
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My husband I took this boat ride for 1.5 hour, Landmark cruise. It was a nice trip around all the landmarks.. definitely worth looking into!!
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Response from Jade H, Public Relations Manager at Circle Line Cruises
Responded Mar 1, 2020
Thank you for joining us on board the Landmarks Cruise with Circle Line. It is always wonderful to know that our guests enjoyed their experience with us. We hope to welcome you back for another cruise in the future! Best Regards, Jessica W.
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