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New York City Harbor Lights Cruise

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  • New York Harbor cruise at dusk showcases lit-up Manhattan skyline
  • Learn more from in-depth live commentary on the sights 
  • Prebook a spot on this popular early-evening activity
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New York City Harbor Lights Cruise
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Overview

As twilight descends over New York City, take in the lights of the Manhattan skyline from a boat on this evening harbor cruise. Listen to live commentary on the harbor’s sights—including One World Trade Center, the Statue of Liberty, and the Chrysler Building—as you gear up for a night on the town. Book ahead to guarantee your spot on this popular evening outing.

What to Expect

Make your way to Pier 83, arriving 45 minutes or an hour (peak season) before your desired departure for this popular evening cruise. Seeing the lights of Manhattan’s skyline blink on from the water is a great way to kick off an evening exploring New York City.

As the boat departs, find a seat or hang out by the railing for great views and photo ops of the twinkling NYC and New Jersey shorelines. Listen to live commentary in English or recorded audio commentary via a free app download (Mandarin, Portuguese, Italian, German, Spanish, French, and English). Step up to the galley for snacks and drinks, available for purchase.

Sights include the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building, South Street Seaport, the United Nations, the Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty.

Return to Pier 83 at the conclusion of your cruise.

Reviews (913)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Wish I was giving a 5 star review

I meticulously planned a weekend in NYC with my teenage son as a Christmas present. On Dec.19th, I purchased premier (more expensive) tickets for the Harbor Lights Cruise through my employers discount site "Tickets at Work". On Dec. 20th. I called Circle Line, spoke to...More

Thank hollym889
Jade H, Public Relations Manager at Circle Line Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Holly, We are very sorry that you had this experience, this was not planned and I am sorry that you were not aware of the cancellation. I know our team did send out emails on Friday 12/28 but unfortunately you must not have received...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Comfortable ship with very informative & friendly guide.

Comfortable ship with very informative & friendly guide.Bought three beers onboard, all frozen solid.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnwB1450UL
Jade H, Public Relations Manager at Circle Line Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello John, Thanks for leaving the great feedback, we appreciate you choosing Circle Line and are happy you had an enjoyable experience. Our tour guides are are trained in New York City history and each of them enjoy telling stories that are unique and interesting...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Magnificent skyline views !

NY at night lights up like a Christmas tree as you boat along the ever astounding Manhattan architecture and the Brooklyn authenticity !

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Celine1990
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Harbour Lights Tour

Very good tour and even in the cold winter you can stay inside and enjoy the views. Staff are friendly, the bus runs directly to the boarding area as well

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maddogdaz3028
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Advice in cold weather

The facility does not receive travelers until 45 minutes before the scheduled hour. If the weather is cold it is not good idea to arrive so early.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DanielT7242
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Venture36608008254
November 21, 2018|
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Response from garypZ5706DQ | Reviewed this property |
I woukd check website to be sure. I do not recall there being a change in departures.
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Curious08441221720
November 8, 2018|
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Response from garypZ5706DQ | Reviewed this property |
I purchased them online from there website.
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DarrenM2470
October 30, 2018|
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Response from c0ldfeetinmn | Reviewed this property |
City Lights tour has accomodations
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