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Make your way to Pier 83, arriving 45 minutes or an hour (peak season) before your desired departure for this popular evening cruise. Seeing the lights of Manhattan’s skyline blink on from the water is a great way to kick off an evening exploring New York City.

As the boat departs, find a seat or hang out by the railing for great views and photo ops of the twinkling NYC and New Jersey shorelines. Listen to live commentary in English or recorded audio commentary via a free app download (Mandarin, Portuguese, Italian, German, Spanish, French, and English). Step up to the galley for snacks and drinks, available for purchase.

Sights include the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building, South Street Seaport, the United Nations, the Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty.

Return to Pier 83 at the conclusion of your cruise.

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New York Harbor
Brooklyn Bridge
Statue of Liberty
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As twilight descends over New York City, take in the lights of the Manhattan skyline from a boat on this evening harbor cruise. Listen to live commentary on the harbor’s sights—including One World Trade Center, the Statue of Liberty, and the Chrysler Building—as you gear up for a night on the town. Book ahead to guarantee your spot on this popular evening outing.

  • New York Harbor cruise at dusk showcases lit-up Manhattan skyline
  • Learn more from in-depth live commentary on the sights 
  • Prebook a spot on this popular early-evening activity
  • Purchase food and beverages on board
  • Audio commentary via downloadable app in seven languages
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Wonderful view

We got to see the city from a great view point. The cruise goes around the statue on both sides of the boat so it doesn't matter where you sit you will be able to take great pics. The only think I didn't like was...More

Thank Monnica76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fan bloody tastic

What a great night we had such a blast and made all the more fun with our great tour guide Andy ,sorry mate your last name I forgot. We spent 2 hrs out on the water the boats are so smooth a nice selection of...More

Thank rickgrant1970
Reviewed 1 week ago
Harbor Lights Cruise

Captain & Crew did excellent job. Two hours cruise took in a lot of sights on Hudson & East River. Guide very knowledgeable to include info on Jersey City and Brooklyn. If you are looking to take a break from navigating the NYC streets &...More

Thank oceanichl
Jade H, Public Relations Manager at Circle Line Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us. We are thrilled you were able to join us on the Harbor Lights cruise! Cheers, Zachary Lieberman Guest Services Manager Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
One of the best trips I ever had

This trip is one of the best trips that I ever had, it covers the city from the river during sunset and night. The crew is also so professional and nice. I love this trip and I will do it again and again.

Thank Hazem S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Get there early, sit on the left. Excellent views of cityscape and Statue of Liberty.

Thanks to my fellow TripAdvisors we knew to show up an hour ahead of time. We got our pick of seats and asked the guide which side was the best. He said port side and it was definitely the best side imho. It was a...More

Thank Kari M
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15 August 2018|
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Response from Bjones96 | Reviewed this property |
We sat on the open top deck with premium seating and heard the tour guide just fine. Not sure about the
Colin E
3 August 2018|
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Response from Kari M | Reviewed this property |
Yes we went under the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges both going and coming.
2 August 2018|
Response from Elaine C | Reviewed this property |
Yes either at time of booking or even on board you can upgrade the seats still available .. top deck and waiter service
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