Your New York Explorer Pass includes

  • 60-minute narrated sightseeing cruise 

Hours of Operation

April 1–October 31: Daily at 10AM, 11:30AM, 12:45PM, 2:30PM, 3:45PM, & 5PM
November 1–December 31: Daily at 10AM, 11:30AM, 12:45PM, 2:30PM, & 3:45PM
January 1 - March 31 - Daily at 10AM, 11:30AM, 12:45PM, & 2:30PM

Know before you go

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.

Please be aware that this cruise does not stop at Liberty Island and allow you to disembark.

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.

How to get your Downtown Liberty Express Cruise tickets

There's no need for individual Downtown Liberty Express Cruise tickets, admission is included with your New York Explorer pass along with 80+ popular attractions.

For more information visit the Downtown Liberty Express Cruise website

Getting there

Downtown Liberty Express Cruise

US, NY, New York, 10038, Pier 16 89 South Street Seaport,


Pier 16 89 South Street Seaport,
New York, NY 10038
United States

Closest Subway Stop

A, C, J, Z 2, or 3 trains to Fulton Street.