NEW YORK SIGHTSEEING CRUISES

Circle Line Cruise

Premium ticket holders can enjoy a complimentary sightseeing cruise around the waterways surrounding lower Manhattan with Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise.

Highlights include:

  • Statue of Liberty (does not include Ferry Island ticket)
  • Lower Manhattan waterways
  • Iconic city skyline views

Need-to-know Information:

  • Cruises depart from Circle Line Cruises at Pier 83, 42nd Street in Hudson River Park
  • The nearest Big Bus Tours Stop is #12: Circle Line Sightseeing
  • It's recommended that you arrive 30 minutes before your chosen departure time
  • Cruises last 1 hour
  • Cruises feature an onboard café and full bar, restrooms, outdoor deck space, air conditioning and indoor seating with large windows.

Circle Line Liberty Cruise Departure Timetable:

From Pier 83:

  • January 1 – March 13: 10:00AM
  • March 14 – April 2: 10:30AM
  • April 3 – September 7: 10:30AM & 4:30PM
  • September 8 – October 31: 10:30AM
  • November 1 – December 30: 10:00AM

From Pier 16:

  • January 1 – March 31 (Closed Tues & Wed): 10:00AM, 11:30AM, 12:45PM and 2:30PM
  • April 1 – October 31: 10:00AM, 11:30AM, 12:45PM, 2:30PM, 3:45PM and 5:00PM
  • November 1 – December 31st : 10:00AM, 11:30AM, 12:45PM, 2:30PM and 3:45PM


Statue of Liberty Ferry

Deluxe ticket holders can enjoy a complimentary ferry ride to Liberty and Ellis Island with Statue Cruises

Highlights include:

  • Statue of Liberty (does not include pedestal or crown access)
  • Access to Liberty and Ellis Islands
  • Free audio guide
  • Lower Manhattan waterways
  • Iconic city skyline views.

Need-to-know Information:

  • Cruises depart from Battery Park, at the southern tip of Manhattan
  • The nearest Big Bus Tours Stop is #12: Circle Line Sightseeing
  • The nearest Big Bus Tours Stop is #11: Statue of Liberty/ Battery Park
  • It's recommended that you arrive 30 minutes before your chosen departure time
  • You will be going through a mandatory airport grade security screening prior to boarding the vessel
  • Food concessions and souvenirs are available aboard all vessels
  • All vessels are wheelchair accessible
  • Authorized guide and service animals are welcome. All other pets are not allowed aboard Statue Cruises vessels or within the National Park.

Click here to see the Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry Departure Timetable