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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

clock 4 hours
  • An introductory tour of one of the biggest attractions of New York and a chance to learn the history of immigration in New York.
  • A visit to places offering great views of the city's skyline. Read more
  • The tour takes you to a few museums.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Examine the Lady Liberty from a distance and up close.
  • Visit the Immigration Museum and the Statue of Liberty's Pedestal.
  • Learn about immigration on Ellis Island and at its museum.
  • What It Includes:

  • Ferry tickets for two-way journeys.
  • Expert guidance along the way.
  • Visits to the Statur of Liberty and the Ellis Island museums.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • Most reviews praise the organization and quality of the guided tour.
  • Their comments imply that the tour is very informative and entertaining.
  • Is It Right:

  • The guided tour is the right activity for people of all ages and interests.
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9/11 Memorial, Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island Tour

clock 4 hours 30 minutes
  • This is a 4.5 hours tour of Ellis Island, Liberty Statue, and 9/11 Memorial with the help of a guide
  • It is an opportunity to beat hectic crowds to remarkable landmarks via early departure tickets Read more
  • Your guide will enlighten you about the landmarks and NY with your all inclusive admission ticket
  • What You'll Do:

  • Visit NYC landmarks under the leadership of a tour guide
  • Receive insightful information about NY attractions, history and little known facts
  • Join a group tour and maximize your experience
  • Get picked up from a central meeting point for your convenience
  • What It Includes:

  • Entrance fees and tickets and ferry tickets
  • Local guide through the tour
  • Transportation and pick up from a central and convenient point
  • No gratuities
  • Travellers Talk:

  • One visitor was thrilled at how considerate and helpful the tour guide was even giving an umbrella to an elderly group member and priority
  • Another visitor who travelled with the family was underwhelmed by the tour guide, Bonnie, although the experience was all-together lovely
  • Is It Right:

  • For those who love being fascinated with interesting facts and sceneries this tour is perfect
  • Families, couples, children, and everyone else will find this tour great
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Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Battery Park: Skip-the-Line Tour

clock 4 hours
  • This is a tour that takes place at Battery Park in the southern part of Manhattan.
  • After the guided tour revealing places of interest in the park, the self-guided tour of Liberty and Ellis Islands takes place. Read more
  • Visit the Statue of Liberty and the Immigration Museum.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Take a guided tour of Battery Park and self-guided tours of Liberty Island and Ellis Island.
  • Visit the Statue of Liberty.
  • Visit the National Immigration Museum on Ellis Island.
  • A guided tour of Battery Park, Manhattan.
  • What It Includes:

  • Ferry tickets to Liberty Island.
  • Audio guides for visits to the Statue of Liberty and the Immigration Museum.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • They value the great educational experience this activity offers.
  • Most of them are very satisfied with the informative overview and the overall service.
  • Is It Right:

  • The tour is suitable for kids and adults alike.
  • Fans of history and the Lady Liberty enjoy this experience the most.
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New York City Package: Statue of Liberty Reserve Ticket, THE TOUR and Lunch or Dinner

clock 6 hours
  • A sight viewing bus tour around New York City
  • Lunch and dinner reserved with a ferry cruise as well Read more
  • Visit the statue of liberty with the reserved tickets
  • An audio narration of the history of New York’s main historical sites
  • What You'll Do:

  • A bus tour will begin at 8:45 AM to 11:30 AM with visits to main attraction sites of New York and Elis Island
  • A ferry ride to Elis island
  • Access and an audio guide to the statue of liberty
  • Small walks around some of the world’s leading business streets
  • What It Includes:

  • A free ferry ride to Elis Island
  • Access to the statue of liberty
  • Lunch or dinner at a Times Square restaurant
  • Intermediate short walks on some streets to experience the city
  • Travellers Talk:

  • Travelers found the tour to be was exciting! The inclusions of the tour were instrumental in avoiding many hassles. I highly recommend it.
  • The service was rated 5 stars, and the visit to the statue of liberty offered a wonderful view of the New York skyline as well as an opportunity to take photos.
  • Is It Right:

  • If you are on vacation in New York, it is a unique way of experiencing the city
  • Adventurous individuals will find it a suitable fit to experience the city
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Champagne Brunch Sail in New York City

clock 2 hours
  • Champagne Brunch is a twist to the dated tradition New York brunch
  • Enjoy a brunch serving of bagels, cheese, meats, and soft or drinks as you make a way around the city waters Read more
  • The cruise capacity is 40 people to ensure there’s plenty of room for every one
  • Beer, cocktails, wine and soft drinks are available for purchase on deck
  • What You'll Do:

  • Depart from North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place at 11:00 AM
  • Take a cruise on antique 1920 Schooner around the placid waters that surround the city
  • Enjoy homemade breakfast treats, such as muffins, bagels, meats, cheese, and bread and take epic pictures of the skyline and the city while aboard
  • An unlimited range of alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks as you sail around Elis Island
  • What It Includes:

  • A brunch buffet and freshly sliced summer fruits
  • Homemade pastry and a range of soft and hard drinks
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The travelers found the cruise crew was delightful and hospitable. There were plenty of pleasant drinks and food. Great trip!
  • There was plenty of room on the seats and the deck, allowing everyone to move around and get different views of Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty.
  • Is It Right:

  • Everyone’s welcome on board but the alcoholic drinks are limited to individuals over 21 years old
  • If you are a brunch enthusiast, you’ll enjoy the wide range of food and drinks
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New York Sailboat Cruise with Wine and Cheese

clock 2 hours
  • A waterway sail while enjoying some wine, cheese, and the beautiful scenery of New York
  • The cruise goes by Elis Island, Battery Park, the Statue of Liberty, and Brooklyn Heights, an Read more
  • Aboard, you get to enjoy some of the top wines, cheese, and charcuterie
  • What You'll Do:

  • Observe the New York skyline, East River bridges, the famous NY Harbor, and the Manhattan skyline
  • Experience a day from the daily hassle of New York while enjoying exceptional wines, a classic boat sail, and a 5-star service by the crew
  • View landmark attractions, such as the statue of liberty, Elis Island, and
  • Nibble on local cheese, sip on the top shelve wines, and try some of the unique charcuterie
  • What It Includes:

  • A range of wines for the tasting exercise
  • Cheese and snacks
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The staff was found to be friendly, and the wine and dining experiences were great. The itinerary of the cruise was carefully curated to make sure the people had a view of all the important landmarks
  • Travelers reported they got to try new wines, and the charcuterie was my first but a mind-blowing experience.
  • Is It Right:

  • If you are a wine aficionado, the cruise will offer a unique experience while making the adjustments
  • If you are exhausted by your day to day activities, I’d advise you to take this cruise
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New York City Lights Dinner Cruise

clock 3 hours
  • A 3-hour cruise along New York’s surrounding waters while enjoying dinner
  • View the renown landmarks of the city in the evening Read more
  • The cruise will make sure you have a view of the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, the World Trade Center, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Boarding the boat at Pier 40 at Hudson River Park, 353 West St, New York
  • The cruise will be 3 hours long where you’ll get to enjoy the night lit city scenery
  • You will be offered three-course meals from the à la carte menu and onboard, there will be a DJ and room for dancing
  • You can upgrade your application to a private window table for incomparable scenery
  • What It Includes:

  • Non-alcoholic beverages, hors d'oeuvres and diner
  • Music by a DJ and a free access to the port
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The selection of food on the menu was found to be exceptional. This cruise was the highlight of the visit from Australia.
  • The route selected for the cruise was breathtaking. The desert and the staff were delightful. I intend to go on the cruise again
  • Is It Right:

  • Couples find experience delightful and romantic. Individuals who enjoy aweing scenery and great music will enjoy
  • If you like laid back outdoor experiences, you will find this experience exciting
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New York Alive After Five Cruise

clock 2 hours
  • A happy hour boat cruise on New York City’s harbor
  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery of New York’s beautiful scenery and landmarks, such as one of the World Trade Center’s, the Statue of Liberty, and the Empire State Building  Read more
  • Pick from a variety of alcoholic beverages including beer, wine, cocktails, and an open bar
  • What You'll Do:

  • The cruise will begin 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM starting at Pier 15 on the East River Esplanade
  • A carefully curated itinerary was designed to allow the passengers on board to view the main landmarks of New York.
  • Happy hour drinks for all individuals on board and above 21 years
  • Observe the Manhattan sunset on with friends or family and enjoy an exquisite cuisine
  • What It Includes:

  • Music for entertainment on the deck
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Distinct food
  • Travellers Talk:

  • A traveler who had taken three of her sisters with her had a great time on the cruise. The drinks and food were exquisite, and the music made the cruise electric.
  • Dancing as we watched the sunset was fun, but it was a little early, the cruise was exquisite all the same.
  • Is It Right:

  • If you are planning a family, corporate, or a retreat with friends, the Alive After Five Happy Hour Cruise package is a suitable fit
  • If you are looking to spend an afternoon away from your day to day life, you’ll find it a suitable fit
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New York Rock the Yacht Cruise

clock 3 hours 30 minutes
  • It is a party on a cruise along the Ney York harbor
  • View landmarks and sites while making changes in the development of a suitable balance four the management of these challenges. Read more
  • Enjoy music and an extensive selection of bar selections
  • What You'll Do:

  • A 3-hour cruise and a Rock the Yacht party
  • Enjoy the view of Manhattan sunset while on the deck of a classic boat
  • Experience the evening with other revelers while sharing exceptional food and drinks.
  • Dance to music by a live band or a DJ
  • What It Includes:

  • Free access to the port
  • Live music by a band or a DJ
  • Wide range of appetizers, snacks, and meals
  • Ample space on deck room to lounge and enjoy the beautiful scenery
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The experience on the yacht was exceptional. Travelers had fun couldn’t wait to take the ride again
  • The cruise was well organized and had a great DJ on board, and they had a blast!
  • The skyline and other views of New York on the boat made the boat ride worthwhile.
  • Is It Right:

  • Music lovers and party-goers will find the boat ride exquisite
  • If you love drinks, alcoholic or non-alcoholic made it possible for the employees to meet the needs of the community
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Circle Line: Bear Mountain Full-Day Cruise

clock 5 hours
  • It is an 8-hour long cruise from New York on Hudson River to Bear Mountain 
  • Experience the scenic views of the rolling hills along the river Read more
  • Enjoy German cuisines and beer
  • What You'll Do:

  • A boat cruise for 8-hours from New York to Bear Mountain 
  • On the cruise, you’ll get to enjoy new scenery and German drinks and food
  • Upon arrival at to Bear Mountain, revelers will have 3 hours to hike, visit the zoo, ride the carousel, and boating
  • On Saturdays and Sundays, there is live music
  • A narration of the history of landmarks such as Grant’s Tomb, the George Washington Bridge, high cliffs of Palisades, the Cloisters medieval garden and observe the beautiful foliage along the River Hudson
  • What It Includes:

  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic and drinks for Purchase
  • Oral narration by a guide on board
  • Entertainment by a music band on weekends
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The staff and other people on the cruise were found to be courteous, and the service was lovely
  • There were German foods and drinks on board at reasonable prices, and the captain was found to be just amazing
  • Is It Right:

  • If you have an adventurous spirit, the beautiful scenery on the itinerary will be quite a treat for you
  • All boat cruising enthusiast will find this exercise cathartic and electrifying
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Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

clock 2 hours 30 minutes
  • A cruise around Manhattan Island in New York.
  • A chance to see many of the city's landmarks during a single tour. Read more
  • An opportunity to learn a lot about the Big Apple in just a few hours.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Cruise around the popular island of NYC.
  • See the Statue of Liberty up close as you sail by the monument.
  • Examine other landmarks and listen to the live commentary.
  • What It Includes:

  • The company of the tour guide.
  • Free wireless internet (Wi-Fi) on board the vessel.
  • A complimentary audio guide.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • In general, travellers indicate that the cruise is an interesting activity.
  • Most reviewers say that the cruise if great value for money.
  • Is It Right:

  • Unless you feel uncomfortable on the water, you will enjoy the experience very much.
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New York City Harbor Lights Cruise

clock 2 hours
  • It is a twilight cruise for two hours on Ney York’s harbor
  • Enjoy your cocktail of choice as you watch the sunset views of Manhattan Read more
  • An expert’s guide and commentary about the sites of interest
  • What You'll Do:

  • Take a 2-hour cruise along the harbor and enjoy the sights of Manhattan in the evening
  • The cruise itinerary will include unique views of the Williamsburg Bridge and Manhattan Bridge 
  • Access to a wide range of drinks at the bar onboard, and meet new people as well and get insightful commentary on the landmarks by world-renown guides.
  • Enjoy sunset view of legendary attractions, such as One of the World Trade Center, Pier 54 (Titanic Pier), the Empire State Building, and the Freedom Tower
  • What It Includes:

  • An App that has a prerecorded guide of the landmarks in French, English, German, and Mandarin
  • Live narration and interaction with a guide
  • Climate control in case of unprecedented weather conditions
  • Travellers Talk:

  • Travelers arrived and had the advantage of picking a seat of their choosing to get the most peculiar scenery.
  • This experience was the highlight of my visit to New York.
  • Is It Right:

  • If you are curious about the history of New York’s HISTORY, it is an informative cruise
  • Revelers find the all-season accommodation critical due to the uncertainty of the climate
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New York City Landmarks Circle Line Cruise

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • New York as some of the global renown landmarks
  • Viewing sites, such as the Freedom Tower, the Statue of Liberty an on a cruise, the Empire State Building, Ellis Island, and the Brooklyn Bridge is a unique experience Read more
  • The cruise on New York’s harbors accompanied by narration by narration from a well-trained tour offers an educational but entertaining journey.
  • What You'll Do:

  • We will depart from midtown Manhattan then cruise down along the Hudson River, by the Battery Park, then up the East River, and complete the tour underneath the Brooklyn Bridge just after the South Street Seaport. 
  • The oral narration about the historic sites will be provided in German, French, Portuguese, Italian, and Spanish 
  • Snacks and beverages will be available onboard for purchase
  • The semi-circular ride will take 90 minutes and promote a proper understanding
  • What It Includes:

  • Professional guidance
  • Exclusive outdoor and inside area patio onboard
  • A wheelchair in case one is needed
  • Travellers Talk:

  • It was an eccentric experience, travelers learned and got to witness a complete another side of the city, which love so much
  • Having a complete view of the other side of Manhattan or view the statue of liberty up close
  • Is It Right:

  • If you love cruising and viewing renown landmarks historically
  • Adventurous individuals find this a suitable and relaxing adventure
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Circle Line: NYC Liberty Cruise

clock 1 hour
  • This is a sixty minutes tour around NYC famous monuments and entry to the harbor.
  • A cruise around Liberty Statue, above Ellis Island, and under Brooklyn Bridge Read more
  • A view of NYC and Manhattan skyline from water along Hudson River
  • What You'll Do:

  • Sail close to Ellis Island and Liberty Statue and cruise underneath Brooklyn Bridge
  • Get mesmerized by Lower Manhattan skyline both from the west and the east and get the option to get a walking tour around Fulton fish market and South Street Seaports.
  • Enjoy Wi-Fi connectivity in the boat and download your preferred audio commentary which is available in eight dialects
  • What It Includes:

  • A downloadable audio commentary which is available in multiple languages
  • A live guide with English only commentary
  • A one hour cruise on a boat for sightseeing
  • Free Wi-Fi aboard the cruise boat
  • Travellers Talk:

  • One tourist was happy with the timely departure, decent pricing, courteous staff although, according to them, the tour was short
  • Another tourist noted that although there were many tourists that did not hinder them from having a great time at the cruise
  • Is It Right:

  • Anyone who enjoys cruising on a boat, taking photos, shopping, and short walks will definitely love this tour
  • People of all ages will fit in this tour perfectly provided they love adventure
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Manhattan Adventure Boat Ride

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • The ultimate custom sightseeing experience in New York Harbor! Enjoy the city from great vantage points and photograph the world-famous skyline on the same boat media agencies charter to cover breaking news! Our Adventure Sightseeing Tour takes you on an unforgettable ride through the harbor. The narrated tour points out more than 40 sights on...Read more

New York Private Boat Charter (Up to 6 Passengers)

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • The ultimate custom sightseeing experience in New York Harbor! Enjoy the city from great vantage points and photograph the world-famous skyline on the same boat media agencies charter to cover breaking news! Our 'PRIVATE CHARTER' Adventure Sightseeing Tour takes your group of up to 6 passengers on an unforgettable ride through the harbor. The...Read more

Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge Boat Tour

clock 30 minutes
  • This boat tour is great for anyone who wants to see the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and Ellis Island while having fun on fast boats. Our professional boat captains are coast guard licensed and will show you New York Harbor on this 30 minute speedboat tour. We stop the boat multiple times for you to get the best photos of Manhattan. Daily...Read more

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

clock 3 hours 30 minutes
  • One of the top ranked Statue experiences in NYC. YES Tours NYC offers tours of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island that cover an array of NYC topics and views, but focus on the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. All guides have family that came through Ellis Island, and offer expert stories, memories and narration.  

    This tour...Read more

2-Day Niagara Falls Experience from NYC

clock 2 days
  • Discover the stunning beauty and power of the world-famous Niagara Falls from above and below, in daylight and under the cover of night. Explore the pristine beauty of New England and do some bargain shopping along the way.

    On Day 1 depart New York, passing beautiful landscapes and visiting Watkins Glen State Park or Montour Falls (during...Read more

Best of Manhattan Sightseeing Tour in New York City with Local Expert Guide

clock 6 hours
  • This tour was made to show the top of New York's city highlights. Enjoy your walking tour where you explore the famous high Line, One World Trade Center and Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. During the trip, you will also explore Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Little Italy.
    Finish the tour with a top-rated experience and take the cruise...Read more

FAQs about New York Boat & Cruise tours

New York boat tours are spectacular tours that take you through the waterways of New York city, which is famous for its rivers for the purposes of trade. They allow you to have stunning views of the New York city skylines, let you see the New York shoreline attractions and have great lunch and dinner options on the decks of boats.

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