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    What you'll do

    Take to the high seas  aka, the Hudson and East Rivers  from the Circle Line NYC.

    Experience the Circle Line NYC Landmarks Cruise with Go City®

    • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass.
    • 90-minute cruise around Manhattan.
    • Live narration detailing the history of everything you see.
    • Views of the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and the Chrysler Building.
    • Your pass gives you access to many more attractions in New York, so don't forget to check them out.

    Your pass provides admission to this 1.5-hour cruise, which gives you unparalleled views of Manhattan so you can fill your social media with plenty of envy-inducing snaps. Plus, the live narration means you won’t miss any interesting tidbits about your watery surroundings. You’ll sail past the world-famous Statue of Liberty, swing by historic Ellis Island, and sail right to the Brooklyn Bridge. Book your discounted tickets for the Circle Line NYC Landmarks Cruise with Go City®

    Circle Line NYC Landmark Cruise highlights

    The Statue of Liberty – she needs no introduction, but here's a fun fact - Lady Liberty was constructed piece by piece in France and then shipped across the Atlantic.

    Ellis Island Museum – this gateway to the United States shuffled millions of immigrants through its bureaucratic documentation center between 1892 and 1954. But after 1924 when the initial swells of seafaring immigrants had died down, Ellis Island became a deportation and detention processing station.

    Brooklyn Bridge – this feat of structural engineering is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States built from limestone, granite, and cement. It connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn over the East River.

    Empire State Building – instantly recognizable by its characteristic Art Deco architecture, the Empire State Building towers above the skyline from the waters around Manhattan, all 102 floors of it.

    Chrysler Building – another Art Deco landmark that sits at the crossroads of 42nd and Lexington. This building’s history shows something of a rivalry in the “race to the top” in the early days of skyscrapers. The Chrysler Building held the record as the tallest building for nearly a year before the construction of the Empire State Building was completed.

    United Nations – the headquarters of the United Nations grace this prestigious location in the Big Apple, serving as a hub of international decision-making, peacekeeping talks, and other important matters that affect international relations across the globe.

    Circle Line NYC Landmark Cruise facts

    • Circle Line was established in 1945, so they have been in business for over 70 years.
    • In April 1985, the then-mayor of New York, Ed Koch, named April 23rd as Circle Line Day.
    • In September 2008, the Circle Line Manhattan had a naming ceremony that honored Whoopi Goldberg as godmother.

    Experience Circle Line NYC Landmarks Cruise and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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    Know before you go

    Getting In: Simply present your pass at any Circle Line ticket window to receive a boarding pass. Upon presentation, a time and date for the cruise must be selected. Please allow yourself at least 45-minutes for ample ticketing and boarding time.

    This cruise is available in Spanish, French and Portuguese via audio translation guides. The app is called "Circle Line Sightseeing" and it is free to download and use, available on iTunes and Google Play stores.

    Please bring their own personal earbuds to listen to the audio on your phones. The onboard concessions will have wired headphones available for purchase if needed. You may not listen to the tour on speakerphone mode. 

    Circle Line NYC Landmark Cruise visitor information 

    • No outside food or drink is permitted but there is an onboard café serving sandwiches, salads, and snacks. There is also a bar serving hot and cold drinks, beer, wine, and cocktails.
    • There is free WiFi on board so you can share your snaps instantly.
    • Download the FREE Circle Line Skyline Navigator app before your cruise for the best way to enhance your experience. The app translates your cruise content into any of seven languages: Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, German, and Chinese (Mandarin). Choose to follow along via GPS or take your time discovering on your own. Get it from the Apple iTunes Store or the Google Play Store​ today.​
    • For more information, visit the Circle Line NYC Landmark Cruise website.

    Circle Line NYC Landmarks Cruise FAQs

    Q. What landmarks will be seen on the Circle Line NYC Landmarks Cruise?
    A. The cruise showcases iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, and the One World Trade Center.

    Q. How long does the Circle Line NYC Landmarks Cruise last?
    A. The cruise typically lasts around 1.5 hours, offering ample time to enjoy the sights and capture memorable photos.

    Q. Are food and beverages available on the Circle Line NYC Landmarks Cruise?
    A. Yes, a variety of snacks, beverages, and alcoholic drinks are available for purchase on board the cruise.

    Q. Can I bring my own food and drinks to the Circle Line NYC Landmarks Cruise?
    A. Personal food and non-alcoholic beverages are allowed, but alcoholic drinks must be purchased on board.

    Q. Are there restroom facilities available during the Circle Line NYC Landmarks Cruise?
    A. Yes, clean and accessible restrooms are available on board for your convenience.

    Q. Is the Circle Line NYC Landmarks Cruise wheelchair accessible?
    A. Yes, the cruise is wheelchair accessible; however, please notify the staff in advance to ensure proper accommodations are made.

    Where you'll be

    Map of location of attraction

    Pier 83, West 42nd Street,, New York, US

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    Operating hours

    January 1 – March 7
    Daily: 3:30PM

    March 8 – May 2
    12:30PM and 3PM

    May 3 – October 31
    11:30AM, 12:30PM, 2PM and 3PM

    November 1 – January 5
    12:30PM and 3PM

    Timetables are subject to change, please visit Circle Line's website to view the most up-to-date times. 

    Closings & holidays

    July 4: no cruises after 2PM

    Closed on Christmas Day

    Circle Line NYC Landmarks Cruise

    (212) 563-3200

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    Free cancellation

    Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days from your purchase date.

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