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Harbor Lights

2 HOURS

PIER 83, MIDTOWN

The Harbor Lights Cruise becomes a Holiday Harbor Lights Cruise starting December 7! See the most beautiful night views of NYC skyline in festive warm boats!

  • Cocktails
  • Outdoor deck space
  • Snacks & full bar
  • Photo stop at the Statue of Liberty

Cruises starting Monday, December 5

The Harbor Lights Cruise becomes a Holiday Harbor Lights Cruise beginning on December 7!

Decorated with twinkling lights, green garland, holiday ornaments, and Christmas trees, everyone is welcome to enjoy a full tour of New York City from the comfort of our cozy festive boats. Aboard the joyful boat ride, you'll find a specialty curated holiday drink menu featuring Sam Adams Winter Lager, and a delicious lineup of warm seasonal cocktails including, S’mores Hot Chocolate, Sugar Cookie Martini, S’mores-tini, Peppermint Hot Chocolate, Irish Coffee, and Hot Toddies.

Witnessing the beauty of New York City in the Winter time doesn’t need to come with the harsh cold winds! Instead, explore the city from the comfort of your seat on one of our warm boat cruises. Make it even more cozy with our new plush branded blankets available for purchase onboard. The Holiday Harbor Lights Cruise still departs from Pier 83 at 7:00 pm daily.

The first 500 guests onboard the first Holiday Harbor Lights Cruise on Wednesday December 7 will recieve a FREE Circle Line micro-fleece travel blanket to stay cozy & warm!

The Most Beautiful Skyline in The World ... at Night!

See the City the way it was meant to be seen ... from the water, admiring the stunning evening lights of New York's celebrated skyline and landmarks. Narrated by informative and entertaining guides, this tour aboard NYC's most iconic and state-of-the-art boat is an unforgettable experience.

Sail down the Hudson River passing the colossal Hudson Yards, impressive Chelsea Piers, and the towering One World Trade Center, before rounding the spectacular tip of southern Manhattan and ultimately cruising only a few feet yards away from the magnificent Statue of Liberty.

Get your camera ready for some of the best selfie opportunities of your life. And you won't miss a thing as our award-winning tour guides narrate the story of New York City as you sit back and relax in the comfort of one of our state-of-the art boats.

Our Harbor lights boat includes a full bar serving beer, wine and cocktails plus light snacks.

Holiday Harbor Lights
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Holiday Harbor Lights
Holiday Harbor Lights
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Holiday Harbor Lights

Starting December 7, our fan-favorite Harbor Lights Cruise will become a Holiday Harbor Lights Cruise!

Starting December 7, our fan-favorite Harbor Lights Cruise will become a Holiday Harbor Lights Cruise!

Starting December 7, our fan-favorite Harbor Lights Cruise will become a Holiday Harbor Lights Cruise!

What you'll see

Unparalleled Views of NYC at Sunset

From the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty to the Brooklyn Bridge, our award-winning guides narrate this amazing evening cruise

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty

Standing 305’ (93m) tall, Lady Liberty has welcomed visitors since she was bequeathed to America from France in 1886.

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge

The longest suspension bridge when it opened in 1883, its 276’ (84m) high towers are built of limestone, granite and cement.

Chrysler Building

Chrysler Building

Classic Art Deco architecture, the building dons gargoyles that depict car ornaments and a spire modeled on a radiator grille.

High Line

High Line

An extraordinary 1.45 mile-long (2.33 km) elevated park built on an abandoned section of a former railroad.

One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center

Built to memorialize the Twin Towers, the 1,776’ (541m) “Freedom Tower” is the tallest building in the Western hemisphere.

Ellis Island

Ellis Island

The busiest US immigrant port processed over 12 million immigrants from 1892 to 1954.

DUMBO

DUMBO

DUMBO's cobblestone streets and converted Brooklyn warehouse buildings are home to boutiques, trendy restaurants and cafés.

South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport

The South Street Seaport is a historic area in New York City. It features some of the oldest architecture in downtown Manhattan.

Empire State Building

Empire State Building

Standing 1,250’ (381m) tall, it was the world's tallest building from 1931 until the World Trade Center was completed in 1972.

Manhattan Bridge

Manhattan Bridge

Constructed in 1901, the Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge, connecting Lower Manhattan with Downtown Brooklyn.

Williamsburg Bridge

Williamsburg Bridge

Constructed in 1896, The Williamsburg Bridge connects the Lower East Side of Manhattan with Williamsburg in Brooklyn.

Onboard Amenities

Our state-of-the-art boats come equipped with almost everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable cruise.

Unparalleled Views Pick a seat on the outdoor deck or enjoy the view from the huge panoramic windows in our temperature-controlled indoor cabins.

Did You Say ... Incredible Outdoor Deck The best way to see NYC and Lady Liberty is "al fresco" - outside in the fresh air, enjoying the cool breezes and the warm sunshine. It doesn't get better than this!

Temperature-Controlled Indoor Space Whether it's hot or cold, rainy or sunny, we have a temperature-controlled indoor deck with plenty of seating for everyone

Onboard Café *Freshly prepared menu of sandwiches, salads and snacks available to purchase.

Refreshing Drinks *Enjoy a full bar serving hot and cold beverages including beer, wine and cocktails.

Free WiFi No need to wait to upload your favorite photos and selfies!

Plan Your Visit

Get ready, Get set, Get Directions to Pier 83

What To Do When You Arrive

  • If you purchased Premier Tickets directly from circleline.com, please alert a red-shirted Ambassador and they will escort you through security to your seats on the boat.
  • If you bought standard tickets from circleline.com, Viator, Get Your Guide or Expedia, please go directly to boarding at the entrance to our Pier. Please have your bag open and ready to be checked by our security personnel.
  • If you have a CityPASS and you have reserved your seats in advance at citypass.circleline.com, please proceed to directly to security.
  • If you have another pass, such as NY Pass, Explorer Pass or Sightseeing Pass, or a voucher, please go to our ticket office to pick up your tickets and proceed to the security line.
Pier 83 Circle Line Building

Parking at Pier 83

If you're driving to Pier 83 we've got parking for you!

We offer convenient parking just steps away from our boats. We have a parking attendant and security personnel to ensure the safety of your vehicle and we offer covered parking as well.

Our daily rates start at $35.

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Our Sightseeing Cruises Are Smoke-Free!

Smoking is not permitted on Circle Line’s regular sightseeing cruises including Liberty, Statue of Liberty Express, Statue by Night, Landmarks, Best of New York and Harbor Lights.*

Smoking may be permitted in designated areas on Circle Line’s Music Cruises, Bear Mountain Cruises, 4th of July and New Year’s Eve Cruises. Please plan your trip accordingly.