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New York City Skyline Cruise provided by City Sightseeing New York

New York City Skyline Cruise

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2 adults
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Overview
See the main sights of Manhattan from the water during this New York City skyline cruise. Travel down the Hudson River through Manhattan Harbor, up the East River, and back with no traffic worries. If you’re planning on visiting an attraction, upgrade to include admission tickets that save time by allowing you to avoid additional ticket lines.
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You'll start at
455 12th Ave
455 12th Ave, New York, NY 10018, USADeparture Point: Cruise departs from Pier 78 Address: 455 12th Avenue New York, NY 10018 Directions: • Located at Pier 78, West 38th Street, at Hudson River Park (on 12th Avenue) in Midtown • Look for CitySightseeing Cruises Dates: Daily Return point: Returns to original departure point
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    City Sightseeing New York Cruises
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    Head to Pier 78 on the west side of Manhattan to board your cruise around the lower part of Manhattan. Kick back in the climate-controlled indoor seating area, or take in unobstructed views from the boat's observation deck. Cruise down the Hudson River into Manhattan Harbor, then up the East River to midtown before looping back. Along the way, keep your camera ready for spectacular photo ops of New York's many world-famous skyscrapers and bridges. See a variety of New York attractions including the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Battery Park, Museum of Jewish Heritage, Governors Island, Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, South Street Seaport, Chrysler Bridge and United Nations. Throughout your cruise, listen to entertaining and informative onboard narration providing history and fun facts about New York City and its best-known sights. Your 1.5-hour Manhattan cruise ends at Pier 78. Choose an optional upgrade to include one or three attraction tickets from the list below. -------------------- ITINERARY -------------------- Upgrade to choose from the following attractions:  Attractions  • LOL Comedy Club • Luna Park • Madame Tussauds Gold Ticket • National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey  • One World Observatory • Spyscape • Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square • The TOUR • The RIDE • The DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE • Top of the Rock Observation Deck Museums  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum • 9/11 Tribute Museum • American Museum of Natural History • Brooklyn Historical Society • Brooklyn Botanical Garden & Brooklyn Museum Combo Set • Ground Zero Museum Workshop: 100 Images & Artifacts Tour • Guggenheim Museum • International Center of Photography • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum • Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters, The MET Breuer • Museum of Modern Art (closed for renovation June 16 to October 21, 2019) • MoMA PS1 • Museum of the City of New York • Museum of Jewish Heritage • New York Botanical Garden • New York Historical Society • Whitney Museum of American Art Cruises  • CitySightseeing New York Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour • CitySightseeing New York Skyline Cruise • Manhattan by Sail – Clipper City Daytime Statue Sail • RIB New York – High Speed Harbor Tour • Statue of Liberty Ferry and Ellis Island  Tours and Transportation • Alternative New York Street Art Tour • Bike and Roll – 2 Hour Bike Rental • Bike and Roll Inside Central Park Tour • Broadway Walking Tour • Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Neighborhood Tour • Brooklyn Navy Yard Past, Present, Future Tour • Brooklyn Navy Yard Tours: Inside Industry Tour • Brooklyn Navy Yard Tours: World War II Tour • Central Park TV & Movie Tour • Chassidic Walking Tour • City CoPilot: NYC Luggage Storage • Fancy Apple 2 Hour Bike Tour • Go Airlink Airport Shuttle Share Ride • Greenwich Village Tour • Harlem Gospel Experience Tour • High Line, Chelsea, Meatpacking Tour • Lower Manhattan Walking Tour • Macy’s Historic Tour • Madison Square Garden All Access Tour • NYC Gospel Walking Tour • NYC Slavery and Underground Tour • Rockefeller Center Tour • Secrets of Brooklyn: The Insider’s Scavenger Hunt • Secrets of New York: The Insider’s Scavenger Hunt • Secrets of The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour • Soho, Little Italy, Chinatown Tour • Street Art Workshop • The Radio City Stage Door Tour • Tour Central Park 2 Hour Bike Tour • Tour Central Park 2 Hour Walking Tour • Tour Central Park 12 Hour Bike Rental Dining  • Breakfast or Lunch at Applebee's 42nd Street  • Breakfast or Lunch at Applebee's 50th Street  • Lunch at Bella Napoli (Near the Empire State Building) • $25 towards Lunch or Dinner at Buca di Beppo • Lunch at Dave and Buster's -234 W. 42nd St., 3rd Floor  • Lunch at Grotta Azzurra (Little Italy) • $25 towards Lunch or Dinner at Planet Hollywood *Choice of options is subject to change
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    Pass by Empire State Building
    Pass by Chrysler Building
    Pass by Statue of Liberty
    Pass by Brooklyn Bridge
    Pass by United Nations Headquarters
You'll end at
455 12th Ave
455 12th Ave, New York, NY 10018, USADeparture Point: Cruise departs from Pier 78 Address: 455 12th Avenue New York, NY 10018 Directions: • Located at Pier 78, West 38th Street, at Hudson River Park (on 12th Avenue) in Midtown • Look for CitySightseeing Cruises Dates: Daily Return point: Returns to original departure point
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Highlights
  • Take in unobstructed views of the NYC skyline on a Manhattan Harbor cruise
  • Choose from climate-controlled indoor seating or outdoor viewing areas
  • Cruises conveniently run hourly from the late morning to the late afternoon 
  • Upgrade to add admission to one or three attractions such as the 9/11 Museum or One World Observatory
What to Expect
This New York City skyline tour departs from Pier 78 in Midtown. Boats for this cruise come about every hour, so you’re never waiting long. Show your voucher to an employee, and hop aboard. You can choose to head indoors to a climate-controlled area, or go to the upper deck outside for views from even higher above the water. Either way, catch sight of popular NYC landmarks such as the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Chrysler Building and Brooklyn Bridge as you cruise down the Hudson, around the Harbor, up the East River, and back again. On your cruise, you’ll learn fun facts about the city and its history from your guide. Once your tour is over, you’ll return to Pier 78. At checkout, choose to upgrade to add one or three attraction tickets such as 9/11 Museum or One World Observatory to complete your day. 
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Important Information
Departure Point
455 12th Ave, New York, NY 10018, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 90-minute Manhattan harbor cruise - 10am, 12pm, 2pm , 4pm
  • Live tour guide, English only
  • Entry/Admission - City Sightseeing New York Cruises
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks (refreshments available for purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible; however there may be a step up or down depending on the water level on the day of your cruise
  • Please leave a note in the Special Requirements box at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
  • Infants 2 years and under are free
  • Attraction ticket (if option selected) is valid for one time use within 14 days
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Carlo wrote a review Feb 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands1 contribution1 helpful vote
We booked the morning of our tour and soon the weather turned bad with strong winds. When making the booking it said bad weather could cause cancellation. I had to fill in my email and phone number just in case. I checked a couple of times during the day but I didn’t receive any
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Date of experience: February 2020
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TrudyCheshire wrote a review Feb 2020
Cheshire7 contributions2 helpful votes
We were told, when we booked the $35 each tickets from the rep at the staten island ferry terminal that there would be sandwiches etc to buy on the boat and that the boat left at 12.30. We were rushed to a local bus which took us on a 15 minute trip to another landing stage
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Date of experience: January 2020
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S.H. wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions
Had a wonderful cruise. The woman at the ticket counter was very helpful. The boat was larger than expected.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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David M wrote a review Dec 2019
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom18 contributions8 helpful votes
We really enjoyed this trip , very efficient and hassle free. The tour guide George was great very knowledgeable and funny. The weather wasn't the best in early December but we still got to see the New York skyline and you get a great view of the statue of liberty without having
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Malaika A wrote a review Nov 2019
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I was excited to do this tour because from the description on the website, there would be a lot to see for a great price. But from start to finish this tour left a lot to be desired. Upon arriving at the ferry terminal (Brookfield Place Terminal) myself, my dad and my bestie
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Do NOT BUY
Purchased the NO Sightseeing Pass, but did not buy the insurance as we were in the area regardless. Notified from
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Great sightseeing
Booked a NYC sightseeing pass in advance of our trip, so we were able to pretty much get straight on the bus, once
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6 tickets top attractions
It was brilliant value, easy to use and covered all of the sight seeing we had time for. Have recommended it to my
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Extremely poor, rude and unprofessional.
This is without doubt the worst hop on, hop off city bus tour I have ever encountered. On 2nd February my wife an
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Family holiday
Freestyle pass was excellent value, easy to use and would highly recommend. Did all the bus tours and 3 attractions
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Freestyling in New York : magnificent
Really good value for money. We bought a Freestyle pass with 7 attractions, attraction entrances are valid for 14d
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Beyond a birds eye view of NYC
My whole family loved it! I can't wait to do another trip. I was in awe of the sights and really appreciated the au
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Great way to see New York
What a great way to see New York and to get your bearings, especially if it’s your first time. We visited as two c
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New York City free style pass
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Bad Service
This is a terrible experience, they only want to sell tickets, the information they give you is wrong, the drivers
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Terrible
The workers are only concerned with selling more tickets. The headphones/sound with city information did not work s
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Flex pass via Overnight Stay package
I got the 2 attractions Flex pass via the Overnight Stay package. I used it for the Sightseeing Bus Tour and the
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NYC fantastic stay
We bought a city sightseeing pass which included entry to one attraction, hop on hop off bus tours, free Staten Isl
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