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Address: Pier 83 - W 42nd St and 12th Ave, New York City, NY 10036
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Today, Circle Line is the only cruise line dedicated exclusively to...

Today, Circle Line is the only cruise line dedicated exclusively to sightseeing, with vessels made of steel and over-sized glass windows that offer magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline, all year round. Owned and operated by New York Cruise Lines Inc., New York's oldest and largest provider of scheduled and chartered sightseeing and special event cruises, Circle Line is recognized as one of the most famous boat rides in the world.

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All Circle Line vessels offer first-class service, the best viewing opportunities and an entertaining, informative tour given by professional guides.

Best of NYC Cruise - Take in over 101 city sights by water, including the Intrepid, Yankee Stadium, the Cloisters and a magnificent close-up of the Statue of Liberty.

Landmark Cruise- Witness magnificent views of the world's premier skyline and such sights as the Empire State Building, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

Liberty Cruise - The fastest and best way to see the Statue of Liberty! Sail down the Hudson River to the Statue of Liberty and back, and view Ellis Island, the rising Freedom Tower and the World Financial Center, along the way.

Harbor Lights Cruise - For something a bit more romantic, sail the same route as the Landmark Cruise while the sun sets and the skyline comes alive.

The Beast Speedboat Ride - The Beast leaves all others in its wake as the Captain takes this custom-built 70-foot offshore racing powerboat up to 45 mph on a ride down to the Statue of Liberty.

Circle Line looks forward to introducing you to New York.

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US$41.99*
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Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise
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US$38.99*
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Circle Line: Harbor Lights Night Cruise
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US$35.99*
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Circle Line: New York Landmarks Cruise

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Fascinating cruise around Manhattan . Extraordinary guide with a wonderful combination of information and humour..doubt he took a breath for the whole 2 1/2 hours! Highly... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fascinating cruise around Manhattan . Extraordinary guide with a wonderful combination of information and humour..doubt he took a breath for the whole 2 1/2 hours! Highly recommended

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I have traveled extensively throughout the United States. But I must admit that I wasn't overly thrilled with my visits to New Orleans and New York City. In my view, the best way to see New York, aside from the air, is via a Circle Line cruise around Manhattan Island. I can't tell you how much I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the liberty cruise at 12pm from Pier 83. Just before we boarded the boat, we were made to stand infront of a green background and a photo snap was taken of us. During the hour long cruise ride, the crew staff came around asking us as to whether we wanted to buy the photo for $20. When everyone... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the harbor lights cruise and LOVED it! We witnessed some of the greatest views of the city and learned a lot of fun facts through the commentary. Saw tons of the major landmarks - including the Statue of Liberty up close! Highly recommend!! Make sure you go out on the bow at the front of the boat when... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Seeing New York by boat is a great way to get around and see alot of it in a short space of time and get detailed information. The tour guide Chris was very nice and well informed. We got a great view of the skyline and the bridges. Depending on what timing you go, there's different routes and different durations... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stumbled across the Circle Line Tours after we visited USS Intrepid, and found they were at a nearby pier. As it turned out the tours were included as part of our New York Pass (which I also highly recommend to help you get the most out of a New York visit). We took the Best of New York City... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the Harbour Lights cruise. Something different to do of an evening from 7pm to 9pm. Great views and photo opportunities (indoor and outdoor on deck) Good food/drink options too. Would 100% recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a kid from Brooklyn having lived all over the World never went on a Circle Line Cruise. Well guess what it is fun and it is a great way to spend a hour or perhaps 2 hours depending on which tour you choice. When it is over assuming it is a nice day you will consider doing it again... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Best of NYC cruise around Manhattan. It was absolutely fantastic. All of the staff welcoming us on the boat were very kind and friendly. The boat was very nice, offered indoor seating for when it was cold and rainy/snowy and a good outdoor view to take photos when the weather got nicer. The tour guide was absolutely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having found the port we booked our tickets and climbed about, sitting on the upper deck. The guy on the mic was fantastic lots and lots of information given, he was very clear and you could follow the information easily. Had great views of Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn bridge etc.. Having come inside as it got too cold, the... More 

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