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    What you'll do

    A trip to New York City isn't complete until you take this incredible Harbor Lights Cruise.

    Take the Harbor Lights Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing with Go City®

    • Enjoy a 2-hour Harbor Lights Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing along the Hudson River

    This two-hour narrated Harbor Lights Cruise tour departs just as the sun sets and the skyline comes alive at night. The cruise follows the same route as the Semi-Circle Cruise and provides a host of iconic, New York City skyline views.

    Circle Line Cruise highlights

    • USS Intrepid Pier
    • Hoboken Pier
    • Battery Park
    • Ellis Island
    • Wall Street
    • Brooklyn Bridge
    • Chrysler Building
    • Empire State Building
    • World Financial Center
    • United Nations, and more


    More About the Circle Line Cruise

    The Circle Line Cruise in New York City is an amazing way to explore the city from a unique perspective. Offering unparalleled views of some of Manhattan’s most iconic landmarks, Circle Line Sightseeing takes you on a luxurious cruise around the island with plenty of stops for sightseeing and shopping along the way. As one of the largest sightseeing cruises in New York City, Circle Line has been providing visitors with an unforgettable experience since 1945.

    From day trips to sunset cruises, Circle Line offers something for everyone. On board their ships, guests can relax and enjoy complimentary snacks while taking in breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, and more! With knowledgeable tour guides on hand to answer questions about each landmark as you pass by it makes Circle Line Sightseeing even more enjoyable.

    Experience Harbor Lights Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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    Know before you go

    Getting in: no reservations necessary. 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 and up to 90 minutes in advance during the summer as cruises do sell out during busy periods and 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 your own personal earbuds to listen to the audio on your devices. The onboard concessions will have wired headphones available for purchase if needed. You may not listen to the tour on speakerphone mode. 

    Please note: all tours are narrated by professional guides. Food, snacks and beverages are available for purchase on board.

    Tip for taking the Harbor Lights Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing

    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. 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 Sightseeing website.

    Where you'll be

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

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    Operating hours

    Daily: 7PM

    Schedules are subject to change without notice. Please visit the Circle Line website for the most up-to-date information. 

    Closings & holidays

    Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve

    Harbor Lights Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing

    (212) 563-3200

    Buy with confidence

    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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