What could be more fun than seeing the architecture and landmarks of New York City from the water? You can take in on a Harbor Cruise - the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, South Street Seaport, the Brooklyn Bridge, the United Nations, the Chrysler Building, and the Empire State Building. Manhattan Harbor Cruises are a unique way to experience the beauty of the city’s skyline and waterways. If you are interested in Harbor Cruises in New York, you may also be interested in our Dinner Cruises in New York. Click here to view our complete list of New York tour offerings.
Get the BIG picture aboard the Full Island cruise, the only cruise to circumnavigate Manhattan Island. Knowledgeable and friendly cruise guides bring to life the breathtaking sights and the fascinating history of New York City.
See the highlights of New York City in the glow of the setting sun, or be dazzled by millions of glistening lights. Knowledgeable and friendly cruise guides bring to life the breathtaking sights and the fascinating history of New York City.
Hop onboard for a quick and inspirational harbor cruise. See and hear about the majestic Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the historic immigration center and the World Financial Center. Stare up at the awesome skyscrapers that make the fabulous skyline come alive.
Discover the city from a different view as you calmly cruise past Manhattan’s skyline leaving the hustle and bustle behind. See all of the sights down the West side of the island, around Battery Park and up the East side to the United Nations without ever leaving the comfort of your seat. A licensed New York City Tour Guide provides interesting facts about all the sights that make New York City so special. On twilight cruises (operating Mid June through October), you'll experience the magic of the city at sundown as you cruise past the most famous city in the world as it illuminates with thousands of lights along the iconic skyline.
Don't miss the BEAST! New York's very own thrill ride. Captains "Mad Dog", "Wild Thing," and "Hurricane Heidi" will take you for a wet n' wild ride through the New York harbor. Hold onto your hats for 30 fun-filled minutes, you'll be soaring past the skyscrapers at a heart-pounding 45 miles-per-hour. It's a rollercoaster, a water ride, and a cruise - all in one!
See the world's most famous skyline light up the night sky aboard Shearwater's teak decks. The bustle and noise of the city turns to silence as you slip out into the Hudson, cut the engines and unfurl the sails for a tranquil 90 minute cruise.
Learn the fascinating history of beer, sailing and NYC on the Clipper City Craft Beer Sail in New York. Set sail on New York’s largest sailing vessel with the craft beer experts from Urban Oyster, and be introduced to the wonderful, reinvigorated world of Craft Beer while enjoying breathtaking close-up views of Lady Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge.
Take a step back in time on New York's only tall ship. From her spacious main deck or raised quarter deck, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island and other gems of the harbor. You can sit back and relax or help raise the sails and take a turn at the helm! Order a drink from the full on-deck bar as you set sail, drop canvas, cut the engines and ply the harbor like they did more than a century ago.
Come aboard for the sailing experience of a lifetime and see New York's skyline lit up like you've never seen it before. The Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and Ellis Island with the moon and cityscape reflected on the water are not to be missed! You can sit back and relax or help raise the sails and take a turn at the helm! Order a drink from the on-board bar as you set sail, drop canvas, cut the engines and ply the harbor like they did more than a century ago.
Step aboard the Clipper City for a jazz concert cruise around NYC! Acclaimed jazz guitarist, Joe Cohn, joined by accomplished saxophonist, Ian Hendrickson-Smith, leads this swinging quartet. Joined by a variety of other well-known guest musicians, they'll turn the hustle, bustle and noise of the city into the sweet, cool rhythms of bebop, smoky blue, ballads and other jazz standards as you sail smoothly out into the summer night with the backdrop of the NYC skyline all lit up.
Watch night fall on the city as the sun sets behind the Statue of Liberty from the unbeatable vantage point of the harbor, the perfect way to start off a beautiful evening in the city. Sit back and relax or help raise the sails and take a turn at the helm! Order a drink from the full bar as you drop canvas and leave Manhattan behind.
Experience New York's city lights like you never have before on this sail past the bright and beautiful borough of Manhattan. Climbing aboard the Adirondack, an 80 foot pilot schooner, you will quickly forget the mayhem and noise of Manhattan street life as the colors before you paint a picture of the most famous city in the world. You'll take in the famous Manhattan skyline as it was meant to be seen -- from the water. You will also enjoy spectacular views of Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge.
Experience New York like you never have on this 2 hour sail aboard an 80 foot pilot schooner. Within five minutes of leaving the dock, you'll forget the mayhem and noise of Manhattan street life, and you'll feel the relaxing breeze of New York Harbor.
The Manhattan Experience Bus Tour shows you all of Manhattan from Uptown to Downtown. This is a full day tour, and you will be accompanied by a professional tour guide on the bus and on your visit to the Statue of Liberty and/or Ellis Island and the United Nations. Tour includes lunch, harbor cruise and Top of the Rock admission.
Experience Independence Day in New York like you never have on this 2 hour sail aboard an 80 foot pilot schooner. Within five minutes of leaving the dock, you'll forget the mayhem and noise of Manhattan street life, and you'll feel the relaxing breeze of New York Harbor.
Observe the famous buildings and monuments of New York City from a unique prospective on the Manhattan Luxury Yacht Architecture Cruise. Guided by New York members of the American Institute of Architects, this yacht cruise circumnavigates Manhattan, taking in the “starchitecture” of the West Side, skyscrapers of Lower Manhattan and the icons of the East River. Light hors d’oeuvres and a complimentary beverage are included.
Experience a bright and beautiful New York City skyline by night during a comfortable and unique New York City harbor cruise. This is truly one of the most spectacular ways to see NYC and a most romantic cruise!
Experience New York like you never have before and leave the noise of city street life behind. Sit back and enjoy the luxurious view of the island from the cozy solarium or the open decks of this gorgeous, 80-foot, 1920s-style yacht!
Think you've seen everything New York City has to offer? Think again! Come aboard for an intimate and thrilling way to visit New York’s magnificent harbor on a meticulously maintained, 1929 vintage sailboat. These 90-minute day sails offer the perfect opportunity to sit back and relax while you take in close-up views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the Manhattan skyline. Includes one complimentary beverage.
Capture the excitement and energy of the city. Ride the Shark as it screams out of the pier, leaving lower Manhattan in a shower of waves and delivering you within feet of Lady Liberty in a New York minute.
Let the NYC skyline set you at ease as you enjoy a complimentary champagne toast. See the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and more with the setting of the evening sky. Gaze into the lighted structures that create the world famous nighttime skyline that accounts for 20% of New York City's energy. Cash bar is available.
The best way to see the Statue of Liberty when you are short on time! This one hour tour provides stunning views of Lady Liberty, Castle Clinton, Ellis Island, Governor's Island, the Brooklyn Bridge, and southern Manhattan. This cruise takes place on a water taxi.