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New York City Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise

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A holiday sing-a-long cruise with homemade cookies and spiked hot cocoa. During this 90-minute tour you will cruise by many of New York’s well-known areas, including Battery Park, South Street Seaport and the Financial District, as well as the New York City skyline.

See the Statue of Liberty on all departures and the city lights on all evening departures. Boarding for this cruise begins 15-minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Each 1920s-style yacht has a beautiful observation cabin that is glass-enclosed and heated. There is also an open bow.
  • Sing along to holiday carols during this New York City holiday cruise 
  • See NYC sights lit up at night from a boat decked out in holiday decorations
  • Get a beer, wine, spiked hot cocoa, or Champagne with your cruise ticket 
  • A holiday cookie assortment and a live jazz band are also included on board
What to Expect
Meet for this New York City holiday cruise at Chelsea Piers on Pier 62. After you check in, board your holiday-themed boat and find a seat. If the cruise is more than halfway full, there will be assigned seating. While on board, your cruise ticket gives you access to a holiday cookie assortment and one drink of your choice from the bar, including beer, wine, spiked hot cocoa, or Champagne. Additional drinks are at your expense. As you cruise the Hudson River, take in views of New Jersey as well as NYC attractions, such as Battery Park and the Statue of Liberty. Listen to the live jazz band or sing along to holiday carols. Your NYC cruise ends back at the pier.
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Departure Point
Classic Harbor Line, 62 Chelsea Piers Pier 62, New York, NY 10011, USA
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • An assortment of holiday cookies
  • Snacks
  • One complimentary drink is included. Additional beverages are available for purchase by credit card
  • Gratuity is not included in the price of your cruise but recommended for the Captain and crew
  • Parties of 12 or more will be contacted shortly after purchasing tickets to provide credit card information for an additional charge of 15% gratuity
  • Additional beverages are available for purchase by credit card only
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Pre-boarding will begin 15 minutes prior to the listed departure time
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • There will be assigned seating if the cruise is more than half full. Seating is family style at conversation-friendly tables. If you are a group of 8-10 you will most likely have the table to yourself. If your group is greater than 10 you will be assigned 2+ tables that are next to each other. If you are a couple, you will be placed at a table with other people depending on how many other passengers will be joining the cruise. When purchasing tickets, please note in your reservation if you are buying tickets separately from others in your group.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time to check-in at the ticket booth for your boarding passes
  • Bring a valid photo ID for check-in
  • Only animals that perform a manual task to assist a person are permitted aboard. Emotional support animals and pets are not permitted
  • Please let us know in advance if assistance is required for boarding
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 80 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 6 February 2019

The Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise was amazing. The staff was great and provided wonderful customer service. It really put our group in the Christmas spirit and was a lot of fun, as there were drinks, snacks and singing of Christmas Carols. The views were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kviers07
CHL745, Manager at Classic Harbor Line, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2019

Hello, We love to hear that you had an amazing time aboard our NYC Holiday Cocoa and Carols Cruise! Thank you for joining us and sharing your experience with others. We look forward to hosting you again in the future and making this an annual...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019

We did this on boxing day for my birthday and what a treat it was! The boat is cosy, beautifully decorated and the band are playing from the moment you get on. This is a real Christmas must, you get gorgeous views of the skyline...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2018

We had a great time on the cruise. We took our three young adult children and loved it. The views are amazing. it was warm and cozy inside and included cocktails or cocoa and cookies and the entertainment was very fun. Even my college aged...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CHL745, Manager at Classic Harbor Line, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Hello, We love hearing that you and your family enjoyed your time with us out on the water. Thank you for sharing your experience and recommending us to others. We hope that this becomes an annual event for you guys! Warmly, Classic Harbor Line

Reviewed 26 December 2018

I went with friends, one of whom is visually impaired, on the Sunday 4:30 Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise on the Manhattan. Captain Pat and his crew could not have been more attentive and nicer to us. The musicians that played and the soloist that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Can’t sing the praises of this early evening cruise highly enough. Captured the Christmas spirit with a band singing Christmas songs and everyone joined in. Stunning views at night captured some great photos. Highly recommend these guys.

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CHL745, Manager at Classic Harbor Line, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Hello, Thank you for sharing and recommending us to others. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time out with us! We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Warmly, Classic Harbor Line

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