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NYC City Cruises & Tours


Hop aboard our quiet, eco-friendly boat where you can enjoy an open roof deck and witness the New York skyline in all it’s glory and get the perfect selfie with Ms. Liberty herself! If you prefer to experience your sail from indoors, the first floor deck is equipped with a full service concession!

  • Unmatched Views of NYC
  • Indoor and Outdoor Seating
  • Available year round


$43.99 per person

Discounts available for children, veterans, and seniors


7 Days a Week

11:15am, 12:30pm, 1:45pm, 3:00 & 5:00pm

Now offering a 6:30pm Sunset Cruise!




455 12th Ave, New York, NY 10018,
United States

*New departure location at WTC Battery Park coming soon!


The Freedom Liberty Cruise is 80 minutes. We recommend arriving 30 minutes prior to your departure time.

This unforgettable NYC city cruise takes you by some of the most iconic sites in New York, including the Statue of Liberty, Freedom Tower, Empire State Building, Ellis Island, Governor’s Island, the iconic Brooklyn Bridge

The Freedom Liberty Cruise, offers you the chance to cruise by the Statue of Liberty. This provides you with the ideal moment to capture the perfect moments with Lady Liberty; however, please note that the cruise does not include a stop on the island.

The Freedom Liberty Cruise picks you up at Pier 78, 455 12th Ave, New York, NY 10018.

Yes. You are allowed to bring your own food and drink on the boat.

There is also a full-service concession on the first floor of the boat that serves alcoholic beverages, as well non-alcoholic beverages and snacks.

Yes! Take NY Waterway’s convenient multi-route shuttles to and from our Freedom Liberty Cruise tours! Get picked up and dropped off at major city bus stops so you can join our tours hassle-free.


We will soon offer Helicopter, Bus, Bike and Walking Tours.

Guided tours by New York natives

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    Our Partners

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    Freedom Tower


    Statue of Liberty


    Brooklyn Bridge


    Empire State Building


    Lower Manhattan


    Hudson Yards & Vessel


    High Line


    Chelsea Piers


    Little Island


    Ellis Island


    Governors Island



    The Key Attractions

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      Freedom TowerDetails

      The Freedom Tower, officially One World Trade Center, stands as a symbol of resilience and strength. It was built at the World Trade Center site to commemorate the lives lost on September 11, 2001. The tower’s height, reaching 1,776 feet, not only pays homage to the year of American independence but also signifies the nation’s unwavering spirit in the face of adversity.

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      Statue of LibertyDetails

      Statue of Liberty

      The Statue of Liberty is an iconic symbol of freedom and democracy, welcoming immigrants arriving in the United States. A gift from France, it stands proudly in New York Harbor. The statue’s torch, held high, serves as a beacon of hope, while the tablet she carries represents the law, highlighting New York City’s historical role as a gateway for millions seeking a better life.

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      Brooklyn BridgeDetails

      Brooklyn Bridge

      The Brooklyn Bridge is a marvel of engineering and a defining feature of the New York City skyline. Completed in 1883, it was the first bridge to connect Manhattan and Brooklyn. Its graceful architecture and panoramic views of the city make it a beloved landmark. The bridge’s significance lies in its role as a symbol of unity, linking two boroughs and fostering economic and cultural exchange.

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      Empire State BuildingDetails

      Empire State Building

      The Empire State Building is an iconic skyscraper that has dominated the Manhattan skyline since 1931. Its art deco design and impressive height were groundbreaking at the time of its construction. As one of the world’s most famous office buildings, the Empire State Building symbolizes New York City’s ambition and serves as a testament to its enduring influence on global culture and commerce.

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      Lower ManhattanDetails

      Lower Manhattan

      Lower Manhattan is the historic and financial heart of New York City. Home to Wall Street, the Financial District, and landmarks like the Charging Bull, this area is a testament to the city’s economic power. It also holds the somber memory of the World Trade Center, making it a symbol of resilience and rebirth.

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      Hudson Yards & VesselDetails

      Hudson Yards and Vessel

      Hudson Yards, a state-of-the-art urban development, is home to the extraordinary Vessel. This interactive art piece and landmark comprises interconnected staircases, providing panoramic views of the city. The Vessel and Hudson Yards represent New York’s commitment to innovation and modern urban living.

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      The High LineDetails

      The High Line

      The High Line, a former elevated railway turned public park, is a green oasis amidst the urban landscape. Its adaptive reuse showcases New York’s ability to transform industrial spaces into vibrant, recreational areas. The High Line serves as a testament to the city’s creativity and commitment to preserving its history while embracing modernity.

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      Chelsea PiersDetails

      Chelsea Piers

      Chelsea Piers, a waterfront sports and entertainment complex, is a hub for recreational activities. Originally a passenger ship terminal, it has transformed into a dynamic space for sports, fitness, and entertainment. Chelsea Piers reflects New York’s dedication to providing diverse recreational opportunities within the city.

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      Little IslandDetails

      Little Island in NYC

      Little Island, a floating park on the Hudson River, is a whimsical addition to New York City’s green spaces. Supported by mushroom-shaped columns, it offers a unique experience for visitors seeking respite from the urban hustle. Little Island showcases the city’s commitment to fostering creativity and providing accessible public spaces.

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      Ellis IslandDetails

      Ellis Island in NYC

      Ellis Island is a historic immigration station that processed millions of immigrants entering the United States. It stands as a symbol of the nation’s immigrant heritage, capturing the hopes and dreams of those who sought a new life. The Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration preserves this rich history, making it a poignant landmark.

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      Governors IslandDetails

      Governors Island in NYC

      Governors Island, once a military outpost and now a public park, provides a peaceful escape from the city. Accessible by ferry, it offers stunning views of Manhattan and serves as a recreational haven. Governors Island represents New York’s dedication to preserving open spaces for public enjoyment and cultural events.

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      DUMBO Bridge in NYC

      DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) is a trendy neighborhood known for its cobblestone streets and artistic vibe. Nestled between the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, DUMBO is a hub for creativity, housing art galleries, tech startups, and unique boutiques. Its transformation into a cultural hotspot reflects the dynamic and evolving nature of New York City.

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    We can’t wait to show you New York’s must-see sights from the water!