Circle Line Statue of Liberty Cruises in New York, NY

Circle Line Sightseeing CruisesPier 16, South Street SeaportNew York, NY 10038
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As the only cruise company in the NY Harbor dedicated to sightseeing, Circle Line Statue of Liberty Cruises offers unparalleled views of the city and Lady Liberty with their over-sized glass windows. This 60-minute cruise brings passengers right up to the monumental landmark, providing exclusive views and photo opportunities. Passengers also enjoy seeing notable NYC landmarks along the way.

Good To Know

  • Tour duration: approximately 1 hour.
  • Cruise departs from Pier 16, South Street Seaport.
  • Food and beverages are available for purchase onboard.
  • Children under the age of 3 are free of charge.
  • Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.


from Circle Line Statue of Liberty Cruises
At Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, we like to think that we’ve perfected the fine art of the New York City tour. We have hosted over 60 million passengers on our cruises since we opened in 1945.

Today we’re the only cruise company in New York Harbor exclusively dedicated to sightseeing. Our boats are specifically designed to let you see as much as possible in any weather. With over-sized glass windows that offer magnificent views of Manhattan, our steel vessels offer as comfortable a setting as you can get, all year round. Our dedication to offering you the best possible NYC experience has earned us world-wide recognition as one of the best boat rides in the world.

Statue of Liberty Express:
There’s no better way to see the Statue of Liberty! Now on iconic Circle Line Sightseeing vessels, this 60-minute cruise and take advantage of the elegant amenities inside while admiring the spectacular sights outside. Narrated by our informative and wildly entertaining guides, this tour will cruise by the legendary landmarks of downtown and pause at the feet of Lady Liberty. Capture perfect pictures from the breezy sundeck or from the climate-controlled inside. It’s an unforgettable experience!

Statue by Night
Statue by Night is truly a magnificent way to experience the Statue of Liberty! This narrated tour aboard iconic Circle Line Sightseeing vessels will cruise past the majestic skyscrapers of downtown Manhattan, and as the sun falls to the west arrive at Lady Liberty. Here there will be ample
time to capture one-of- a-kind photos and take in this once-in- a-lifetime opportunity. Whether it’s a romantic evening, a family excursion, or just old-fashioned sightseeing, this experience will surely not disappoint!

Cruise departs and returns to same location: Pier 16, South Street Seaport at 89 South Street and the East River
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Frequently Asked Questions about Circle Line Statue of Liberty Cruises

How long is the cruise?
The cruise is approximately 1 hour long.

What will I see in addition to the Statue of Liberty?
Other notable monuments seen on the cruise include:

  • Ellis Island 
  • One World Trade Center 
  • World Financial Center 
  • Empire State Building 
  • Pier 54 (Titanic Pier) 
  • Battery Park

Can I bring food and beverages on the boat?
No. However, guests may purchase food and drinks from the onboard cafe.

Are there restrooms onboard?

When should I arrive?
Arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Cruises begin boarding 30 minutes prior to departure.