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New York Harbor Happy Hour Cruise

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2 terminals: Pier 40 (West–Houston Sts.), Pier 15 (Seaport District NYC)
Manhattan, NY 10014
Whether you’re a tourist in the Big Apple or you just want to relax with your coworkers after a day’s work in Manhattan, this 2-hour happy hour cruise of New York Harbor is the perfect way to unwind. Kick back with music, drinks and dancing aboard a sightseeing yacht that takes you past Manhattan's iconic skyline, crowned by the Empire State Building. Depending on which option you select, your cruise can be accompanied by beer and wine or choose drinks from the premium open bar.


  • Treat a loved one on a special occasion
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • Dinner included
  • Free drinks included

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Seaport District NYC, 19 Fulton St, New York City, NY 10038

In the evening, make your way to Pier 15 along Manhattan’s South Street Seaport at the East River Esplanade, and board the yacht for your 2-hour happy hour cruise.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: New York Harbor, New York City, NY

As the boat departs down the East River, admire the dusky glow of New York Harbor.

Pass By: Manhattan Skyline, New York City, NY

Snap photos of Lower Manhattan's postcard-perfect skyline as it lights up.

Pass By: Empire State Building, 20 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10001

Mingle with friends, family or co-workers as you sip beer and wine or order up your favorite cocktails from the premium open bar (depending on which option you select upon booking). Listen to live music or DJ entertainment and let loose on the dance floor, or perch on the outer decks for panoramic views of New York City landmarks such as the Empire State Building.

Pass By: One World Trade Center, 285 Fulton St, New York City, NY 10007-0089

One World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower

Pass By: Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City, NY 10174

Chrysler Building

Pass By: Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, NY 10038

Brooklyn Bridge

Pass By: Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10004

and the Statue of Liberty

Conclude your happy hour cruise back at Pier 15.


  • Onboard music
  • Beer, wine and soda (if option selected)
  • Premium open bar (if option selected)
  • Port fees and taxes


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks available for purchase

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Must be 21 years or older to consume alcohol
  • All enclosed areas on board are non-smoking; smoking is only permitted on the outer decks
  • Cruise schedule is often affected by group charters
  • Onboard music ranges from live local bands to live radio station broadcasts to DJ entertainment. DJs play a varied mix of songs, from oldies to newer pop selections
  • If you require vegetarian meals or have special dietary needs, please specify in the Special Requirements field at time of booking
  • Tables are assigned in advance. If there are additional parties you would like to be seated with, please make note in the Special Requirements field at time of booking and confirm with the operator no less than 72 hours in advance
  • If you choose the 'cruise only' option, you may still purchase food and drinks on board
  • Please note: Yacht subject to change
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • All guests are required to wear masks/face coverings when on board as they are interacting with others who are not members of their household. Cloth face coverings are not required under on young children under age 2, and anyone who has trouble breathing.

Terms & Conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Voucher Info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Local operator information

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Schedule & Info

Departure Point
City Cruises New York Pier 15, 78 South St, New York, NY 10038, USA

Departure Time
6:00 PM

2 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


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