Join this Manhattan Luxury Yacht Holiday Cocoa & Carols small group Cruise this holiday season for a special warm and cozy cruise tailored for friends, family, and all your loved ones.

The toasty solarium is full of holiday decor on this festive cruise to see the New York City lights. A complimentary beer, wine or champagne from the bar is offered on all trips. Additional beverages and mixed drinks are available for purchase. Delicious hot cocoa, cookies, and treats are included!

The cruise also features live holiday carolers, so be sure sing along to the timeless holiday songs.

So, sit back and enjoy the gorgeous views of the island from the heated back-deck salon of this 1920s style yacht.

Happy Holidays!

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate: $63.00
Child Rate
(Ages 3-14):
Child - Free
(Ages 2 and Under):

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Tour / Activity Details

1.75 hours
Evening departures (Late November to Late December)
Please Note: Schedule varies. Please check Availability Calendar for specific times on individual dates.

24 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Tour does not include hotel pickup. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

Highlights Include

  • The Yacht Manhattan in Full Holiday Decor!
  • Cocoa, Cookies, and Holiday Carols!
  • Battery Park, South Street Seaport and the Financial District
  • Governor's Island, The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Parts of Brooklyn and Queens and the New York City skyline
  • The Williamsburg, Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges of the East River
  • A complimentary beer, wine, spiked hot cocoa or champagne from the bar is offered on all trips. Mixed drinks are available for purchase.
  • And much more...

Frequently Asked Questions

Is food available on the boat?
There will be some holiday cookies included on this cruise. You are welcome to bring more fun snacks for your friends and family if you like.

Do cruises sell out frequently?
Cruises often sell out, and are rarely open for booking more than a week in advance.

Is there parking and how much is it?
There is parking at the pier, up to 3 hours of parking is $25, and up to 4 hours is $38 (rates subject to change).

What type of ticket should I buy if I'm bringing a very young child?
For children between the ages of 3 and 14 you should purchase a "Child Rate" ticket. Children ages 2 and younger ride for free, but you’ll still need to enter the appropriate number of infant tickets labeled “Child - Free” when purchasing. All passengers, regardless of age, must have a ticket, so please make sure your entire party is accounted for in this way.

What exactly do we see on the cruise?
You'll travel south from Chelsea Piers on the Hudson River, passing the West Village and Tribeca portion of Hudson River Park. We then round Battery Park, heading up the East River to travel under the Brooklyn, Williamsburg, and Manhattan Bridges. Then, you'll make a wide pass through the New York City Harbor to grab a spectacular view of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Financial District and the complete NYC skyline before heading north on the Hudson River to return to Chelsea Piers.

How about drinks? Should I bring those too?
No, it is illegal for you to bring alcohol of your own on board. A few rounds will be served, but this is not an unlimited booze-cruise. The crew aims to create an elegant, relaxing, peaceful and safe experience for all guests.

Is it safe?
Absolutely. Along with your captain, there is a minimum of two crew members to make sure you feel comfortable and at home on the water. The boats are stocked with water, beverages, and life jackets should you feel you need one.

How steady is the cruise? Am I likely to get seasick?
It is very rare for guests to become seasick. While most people do not experience any sea sickness on these yachts, you may want to consider light medication if you normally take it for motion sickness. The crew cannot officially advise you to take any medication, however.

Is there an age limit for these cruises?
While there is no age limit for the cruise, all attendees under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Where does the cruise finish?
The cruise will end at the same pier from which it departed.

Can I get a refund or reschedule my tickets after buying them?
Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded and cannot be rescheduled because your space is being guaranteed at the event.

Are cruises ever cancelled due to bad weather?
The cruise runs regardless of weather conditions. In the rare situation when weather forces a cancellation, ticket-holders will be allowed to reschedule.

Is gratuity included in the price of the cruise?

Gratuity is not included in the price of the cruise. While not required, gratuities are always appreciated.

What happens if it starts raining when we're out on our cruise?
The aft-deck observatory of these yachts are a completely enclosed area with a roof, so in the event of rain, you will be covered.

Is the vessel wheelchair-accessible?
No. Unfortunately, the vessel not wheelchair-accessible.

Is smoking permitted during the cruise?
No. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the boat.

24 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Tour does not include hotel pickup. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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