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City Sightseeing New York Cruises

455 12th Ave, Pier 78 at 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018-1021
+1 212-445-7599
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Hop on the City Sightseeing Cruises exploring New York City and its famed waterways with ample outdoor decks and a climate-controlled interior for those cooler days. Get stunning views of the NYC skyline and the city’s most iconic landmarks! Sit back and relax while our knowledgeable tour guide describe the best of Big Apple history, culture and, of course, sightseeing! Get close up views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and much more! With 4 convenient hop-off stops along the way, you’ll also have plenty of opportunity to get out and explore some of New York City’s most unique neighborhoods up close. For a remarkable journey through NYC by land and sea, book your City Sightseeing tour today!
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
455 12th Ave, Pier 78 at 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018-1021
+1 212-445-7599
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off when we caught the bus down by 30 Vesey st no one told us we needed headsets. Finally got some and the narrative was off somewhat but better than nothing. When it talked about a "guided" tour I didn't realize it was a recording. I...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the 90 minute skyline cruise with Viator for City Sightseeing. My voucher did not have a scannable barcode on it and I was not able to board. I was told that I was not the only one. The couple behind me also had...More

Thank 876ninas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiance (who is English, I am a native New Yorker) purchased a 90-minute boat ride this past Tuesday evening. It was supposed to be a surprise prior to flying home to the UK. Well, when we arrived at the proper time, the office at...More

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Hudson river cruise at Pier 78. Not sure why they require everyone's picture taken, we already told the crew we dont want any pic. River cruise started on time and gave a lot of additional info about the places one will see...More

Thank bonel_pogi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip to NYC. I looked up the time of sunset when we would be in NYC. It was 8:06. I chose the 7:30 pm, 90 minute cruise. Timing was perfect. It was light out for the first half the...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you buy a ticket for the City Sightseeing Bus you also get the cruise included. The boat has 4 stops, 3 at Manhattan and one at the Brooklyn side, where you can take the Brooklyn tour with the bus. It is possible to sit...More

Thank MariPrM
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The tour is exactly as you would expect. A roundup from Pier 78 through to United Nations Building and return via Statue of Liberty. The cruise was a little late departing which was annoying as it had been a long day, but everyone got a...More

Thank jlolo
Reviewed 31 July 2017

It was a pretty overcast day and there was some rain but the views of the Statue of Liberty were extraordinary. I didn't do the Hop on Hop Off aspect. I took the 90 minute boat ride. I sat on the left side and felt...More

Thank Cassysj
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We had 9 people going on this cruise and we purchased the tickets here on Trip Advisor. First let me say that on the voucher we received it says 90 minute cruise hourly til 4pm (6 pm during the summer months). So considering it was...More

2  Thank Jabber5
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We enjoyed a cruise around the whole of Manhattan island. We paid to upgrade to this full tour and it was a great way to see the whole islands coastline. We also had good views of the Statue of Liberty. I would advise getting to...More

1  Thank Mick W
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Rui P
1 June 2017|
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Response from holidayer186338 | Reviewed this property |
I'd use the pier
Florence N
30 March 2016|
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Response from ranjith k | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. We did. Just don't carry any snacks that stink as a courtesy to fellow passengers