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New York City Sunset and Harbor Lights Early-Evening Cruise

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  • New York Harbor cruise at dusk showcases lit-up Manhattan skyline
  • Learn more from in-depth live commentary on the sights 
  • Prebook a spot on this popular early-evening activity
New York City Harbor Lights Cruise
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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.

What to Expect

Make your way to Pier 83, arriving 45 minutes or an hour (peak season) before your desired departure for this popular evening cruise. Seeing the lights of Manhattan’s skyline blink on from the water is a great way to kick off an evening exploring New York City.

As the boat departs, find a seat or hang out by the railing for great views and photo ops of the twinkling NYC and New Jersey shorelines. Listen to live commentary in English or recorded audio commentary via a free app download (Mandarin, Portuguese, Italian, German, Spanish, French, and English). Step up to the galley for snacks and drinks, available for purchase.

Sights include the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building, South Street Seaport, the United Nations, the Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty.

Return to Pier 83 at the conclusion of your cruise.

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Reviewed today via mobile
Very good time

I was very impressed by the tour. Chris gave s great narration during the cruise. The narration included things all along the cruise including the NJ side. The cruise gets you very close to the Statute of Liberty 🗽. That is one of the highlights....More

Thank Gary P
Jade H, Public Relations Manager at Circle Line Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded today

Gary, It was great of you to point out the positives you experienced on our cruise. We strive to make sure our guests have the grandest experience. We are please we were able to do this for you. Best, Zachary L Guest Services Manager

Reviewed yesterday
Friendly staff? Where?

The tickets state "Our friendly greeters will be happy to direct you if you need help". However, the first three 'greeters' were far from happy, friendly or polite. I overheard (and agreed with) someone say they felt like cattle being moved around and told where...More

Thank woodthorn
Reviewed 2 days ago
Excellent cruise

The tour guide was amazing and friendly. He was very knowledgeable with the area and gave a history of it along with some one liner jokes which were very light and inviting. I would recommend this trip to anyone that visits New York for the...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 3 days ago
Fabulous way to get a sense of the absurd size and height of Manhattan.

This cruise is not cheap, but it is worth it. Some nearly-witty guy talks some about the history of New York City, and even New Jersey, but knows enough to be quiet, especially towards the end of the trip. And he does pass on lots...More

1  Thank MackSandy
Jade H, Public Relations Manager at Circle Line Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We really appreciate your business and are utterly pleased that you like our cruises. Our staff works hard to make each customer's experience special and memorable. We wanted to personally thank you for sharing your positive experience on board Circle Line Best, Circle Line Sightseeing...More

Reviewed 3 days ago
Great cruise

Worth paying a lil bit extra for Premium ticket, you skip the usually long line to board the boat, staff will take you to straight onto the upper deck of the boat where you've got limited number of seats - meaning no crowds there, dedicated...More

2  Thank farreell8844
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