New York City Sightseeing Boat Tours

New York City Sightseeing Boat Tours

Probably the most popular attraction in New York City is a sightseeing cruise. Most tourists will make time to enjoy The City’s skyline from the water.  

What Tour to Choose?

Day-tours, night-tours, two-hour long, three-hour long...there are numerous options. All leave from Pier 83 in West Manhattan.

How to Book a New York Cruise?

If you don’t have the New York Pass, which includes a cruise ticket, then the best and cheapest option is to book a tour online: 

Choosing a Good Seat

We recommend you arrive at least 30 minutes before departure to get a good seat on the boat. Sitting on the sides makes all the difference.


From $26 to $35 depending on the various tours available (and if you buy them online).
Free with the New York Pass.


Subway: 42th Street is the closest station. From there, you’ll have to walk 15 minutes to the west or take the M42 bus.
Bus: lines M42 or M50.