BOAT TOURS

Unlock NYC aboard the Big City Tourism ferry! What better way to take in the Manhattan skyline than sailing along the Hudson River? Our Freedom Liberty Cruise will have you floating past New York’s most iconic landmarks.

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!

Cruise Map Route

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Freedom Tower

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Statue of Liberty

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Brooklyn Bridge

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Empire State Building

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Lower Manhattan

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Hudson Yards & Vessel

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High Line

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Chelsea Piers

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Little Island

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Ellis Island

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Governors Island

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Dumbo

The Key Attractions

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    Freedom Tower
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    Statue of Liberty
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    Brooklyn Bridge
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    Empire State Building
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    Lower Manhattan
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    Hudson Yards & Vessel
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    The High Line
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    Chelsea Piers
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    Little Island
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    Ellis Island
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    Governors Island
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    DUMBO
Convenient Locations In Midtown & Downtown Manhattan

Amazing Views Of The Statue Of Liberty

Convenient Location At Lower Manhattan

Bar, Refreshment And Snacks

An Outdoor Experience

Tradition, History And Passion

Our Departure Locations

Getting to Us

Closest Subway

  • Pier 78: 34th Street – Hudson Yards
  • World Financial Center Terminal: Trains 1, 2 & 3 (Chambers St)

Closest Ferry

  • World Financial Center Terminal and Pier 79

Closest Bus Stop

  • Pier 78: 12 Av / W 40 St.
  • World Financial Center Terminal: Vesey St & N End Av.

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About Our Boat

Franklin D Roosevelt

The Franklin D. Roosevelt, built in 2020, is ready for it’s inaugural season! The FDR is a 500 passenger catamaran operated by NY Waterway, a company with over 30 years of experience! This brand new ferry includes state-of-the-art marine electornics to ensure the safest ride on the Hudson.This spacious vessel is 109 ft long and 32 ft wide and will ensure you have a comfortable ride with seating for 200 passsengers on it’s expansive open open roof deck and 300 passengers on it’s Art Deco inspitred lower deck. The lower deck includes large windows that can be opened, as well as concessions and a bar for an optimal sightseeing experience.

The FDR is a ferry built to ensure that our impact on the environment is minimized. Operating using the cleanest burning marine engine available in America, the FDR’s Twin EPA Tier 3 Compliant engines will provide you with a quiet ride to reduce both carbon and noise emissions. The FDR’s hull is made of 99% aluminum, which further increases fuel efficiency. Enjoy your NYC views knowing that your choice to sail with Big City Tourism will be a comfortable and environmentally friendly choice!

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