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Harbor Lights Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing tickets

Gate Prices Adult $41.00
Child (3-12) $34.00

Go on an unforgettable Harbor Lights Cruise down the Hudson River and get a discount with the New York Explorer Pass® when you visit more attractions in New York City.

The 2-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, including:

  • 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!

Planning to do more than a New York City harbor cruise while you’re in the city? Check out the New York Explorer Pass® for more discounts and savings on over 50 options.

The New York Explorer Pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Choose to use your pass for Harbor Lights Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing tickets, then look to the list of other top attractions for your other Explorer Pass admission choices!

Getting In

There is a $10 upgrade fee for this cruise. 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.


No reservations necessary.


March 11-December 30: departs at 7:00 pm


There is a $10 upgrade fee for this cruise.

All tours are narrated by professional guides. Food, snacks & beverages are available for purchase on board.

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.​


Pier 83, West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

Driving Directions

From George Washington Bridge, Westchester or Connecticut: Take the Henry Hudson Parkway (Route 9A), go south to West 43rd Street. Make a right at 43rd Street to Pier 83.

Public Transportation

By Subway: A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 7, S, N, Q, or R trains to Times Square/42nd Street. From there, walk or take the M42 bus to 12th Avenue.

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