Circle Line Landmarks Cruise in NYC

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Enjoy the only sightseeing tour in New York City that entirely circumnavigates the island of Manhattan in boats that are equipped with climate control and the most advanced technology.

Circle Line Landmarks Cruise in NYC

The Best of New York Cruise, Recognized All around World


During this 3 hour and 30-minute cruise, you will travel along all three of New York City’s rivers, pass under 20 bridges, and see over 130 of the city’s most famous landmarks, such as the Manhattan skyline, Little Island, Hudson Yards, One World Trade Center, the Brooklyn Bridge and downtown Brooklyn, Yankee Stadium, the George Washington Bridge, and, of course, an up-close look at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island!


As you travel across the entire island of Manhattan and take advantage of the city’s most impressive sightseeing opportunities, you will be narrated the history of New York City by world-famous tour guides.


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Circle Line Landmarks Cruise in NYC


Take a guided sightseeing cruise across lower and midtown Manhattan to fully appreciate the city’s splendor. Enjoy a unique perspective of the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and other attractions that are most impressive when observed from the water.


Circle Line Landmarks Cruise in NYC
Manhattan Bridge

About this activity:

  • Free cancellation: You can get a full refund if you cancel your reservation up to 24 hours in advance.
  • Reserve now & pay later: Maintain some leeway in your trip plans and reserve your stay at no cost to you right now.
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Experience of Circle Line Landmarks Cruise in NYC


Take a sightseeing cruise around Manhattan and take in the sights from a new perspective. Learn about the rich heritage of the “Big Apple” with the help of a knowledgeable guide. View the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island up close, sail beneath the Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, and Williamsburg Bridge, Sail past busy midtown and lower Manhattan as you make your way down the Hudson.

Complete description

During a semi-circular boat trip in Manhattan, you’ll get to see many of the most famous landmarks in both midtown and lower Manhattan. From the sea, you will be able to take in breathtaking vistas of the skyline of the city with the most famous skyline in the world and get a better look at Ellis Island and Lady Liberty.


Take in the sights with a local tour guide who vividly brings to life the jaw-dropping scenery and the rich history that lies behind the Big Apple.

Sail up the East River after first going down the Hudson River and cruising around the Battery. After making your way to the United Nations building, you will go back to Pier 83, which served as the departure point for your tour. Along the way, you will go beneath the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg bridges.


Visits every major NYC attraction includes:

You can just lay back, relax, and take in the breathtaking views of the New York City skyline and the Statue of Liberty while the tour guides narrate every significant point along the journey.


Empire State Building

Empire State Building

It was the highest structure in the world from 1931 until the World Trade Center was finished being constructed in 1972, standing at a height of 1,250 feet (381 meters).

Chrysler Building

The structure is a classic example of Art Deco architecture and features gargoyles that are shaped like car ornaments as well as a spire that is shaped like a radiator grille.

 High Line

An amazing, elevated park that stretches for 1.45 miles (2.33 kilometers) and was constructed atop an abandoned portion of a former train.


Statue of Liberty

Since 1886, when she was given to the United States of America as a gift from France, Lady Liberty has stood at a height of 305 feet (93 meters), greeting guests.


Ellis Island

Between the years 1892 and 1954, the busiest immigration port in the United States processed almost 12 million newcomers.

Ellis Island


The Seaport on South Street

The South Street Seaport in New York City is a neighborhood that is rich in history. It is home to some of the most historic buildings in the downtown area of Manhattan.


Brooklyn Bridge

In Brooklyn, it was the world’s longest suspension bridge when it opened in 1883, and its towers are made of limestone, granite, and cement and stand 276 feet (84 meters) tall.


Manhattan Bridge

The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that was built in 1901 and connects Lower Manhattan with Downtown Brooklyn. The bridge spans the East River.


Headquarters of the United Nations

The United Nations is an international zone that features its own fire department as well as its own postal service. This zone was designed by an international team of architects.

Gracie Mansion

Gracie Mansion
Gracie Mansion, Source: nyc,gov

Formerly a rural house, a museum, and an ice cream parlor, this property in the federal style is now used as the official residence of the Mayor of New York City.


Yankee Stadium

This “cathedral to baseball” has a history that spans more than 85 years and has played host to 6,581 regular season home games for the Yankees.


Bridge of George Washington (GW)

The Hudson River is crossed by the world’s busiest suspension bridge, which is located in New York City and transports more than 103 million cars annually.



  • Boat cruise
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks (drinks available for purchase)
  • Live commentary
  • Tips

Meeting point

To find “Circle Line Sightseeing,” head to Pier 83.






When and where may I board the Circle Line cruise liner?

We have a great location in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, so finding us is a breeze. All of our year-round cruises, including the Landmarks, Best of NYC, Liberty Midtown, and Harbor Lights, leave from Pier 83.


What pier is Circle line?

Pier 83

Since its opening in 1904, the Circle Line has been one of the most famous tourist attractions in New York City. Over eighty million people have taken one of Circle Line’s sightseeing excursions since the company first opened its doors in 1945. Pier 83 is where you’ll discover these historic vessels to explore.

In New York City, how do you get to the Circle Line?

  • Directions via public transportation to Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises in Manhattan
  • Bus: M42.
  • Subway: 1, 2, 3, 7X, A, N, R.


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