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NYC: Pier 36 Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Cruise

NYC: Pier 36 Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Cruise

From US$ 36.99 per person

Embark on a 60-minute sightseeing cruise for the opportunity to pass right next to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Enjoy unforgettable photo opportunities as you capture spectacular views of these iconic monuments and the Manhattan skyline.

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Duration 1 hour
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  • Get within 100 feet of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Pass under the Brooklyn Bridge towards Battery Park
  • Admire the views of the iconic NYC Skyline from a new perspective
  • See the One World Trade, Empire State Building, and The Edge located at Hudson Yard
  • Learn about one of the greatest national tragedies in US history with an optional skip-the-line-ticket to the 9/11 Memorial Museum
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Enjoy views of famous landmarks on the Manhattan skyline during a 60-minute sightseeing cruise. Depart from Pier 36 right under the Brooklyn Bridge then travel toward South Street Seaport and Battery Park. Get up close to within 100 feet of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island for the most incredible photos opportunities. Admire views of One World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, Battery Park and more. Make the most of the full cash bar with snacks and drinks available to purchase on board. To round out your experience, you have the option to upgrade to the tour to include skip-the-line access to the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
  • Sightseeing boat cruise around the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Views of the NYC Skyline, One World Trade, Empire State Building, and The Edge located at Hudson Yard
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the 9/11 Memorial Museum (if option selected)
  • Narration onboard
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof that they have received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved Covid-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination may include the NYC COVID Safe App, Excelsior Pass, CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, or official immunization record from outside NYC or the US
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)

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Meeting point

Board the Majestic Princess Boat at Pier 36. Check-in 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

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4.1 /5

based on 289 reviews

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Great value and water experience on a summer day. We treated our 3 grandchildren to this 1 hour cruise to see the Statute of Liberty and it was our grandson's 8th birthday. Captain Ronnie was tremendously generous with his time, and even allowed our boy to sit in the captain's chair while educating him about the captain's job and his experiences navigating the boat. He made the experience unforgettable for our grandson and we couldn't be more grateful. Thank you captain Ronnie!

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September 7, 2021

My daughter and I really enjoyed this cruise! It was about an hour long and packed with great information on the sites surrounding us! The music was great! I cried when we approached The Statue of Liberty! I ordered a vodka cranberry and danced to the Reggae music! It was Fabulous! The staff was also really nice and moved swiftly to get everyone aboard! Thanks for an Amazing and Memory filled Adventure! Rosalind

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August 26, 2021

Staff was friendly, not terribly crowded. Good view of Statue of Liberty. Only thing was that when they took our picture in front of the statues view, the picture didn’t come out good (eyes closed) even though photographer said it did, so we didn’t get a chance to view the picture prior to purchasing :(

May 24, 2021

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Product ID: 262687