The Statue of Liberty is one of the most popular landmarks in New York City. If you want to get up close and personal with Lady Liberty and take stunning pictures of the surrounding Hudson River while the sun sets, then the 1-hour Statue of Liberty sunset cruise is for you. Starting in Lower Manhattan, you’ll leave the One World Trade Center and the amazing Manhattan Skyline behind you to explore the Hudson and cruise around the Statue of Liberty for the evening.
Highlights of the Sunset Cruise to the Statue of Liberty
When you are standing on the deck of the boat, watching the sun setting and as you look at the amazing NYC skyline, you will have to pinch yourself to realize you are actually witnessing this magical moment. At twilight, the sights of New York are even more impressive! Sipping on a glass of champagne (included within the price), you will ride along the East River towards the Statue of Liberty. The boat will circle around so you’re able to get the perfect photo opportunity of the famous landmark. You will then head back towards Brooklyn Bridge. You’ll be able to see Manhattan on one side, and Brooklyn on the other. You’ll also be able to see the Manhattan skyline and Governor’s Island which are spectacular views you won’t forget anytime soon. This cruise is appropriate for all ages and should not be missed!
Schedule and Hours of Operation
The Statue of Liberty Sunset Cruise departs daily at 7:30 p.m.
Boarding starts 30 minutes prior to departure, so make sure to be there on time.
Where to get on board
Departures & returns are at South Street Seaport which is close to Wall Street. The best way to go there is by taking the 2 or 3 lines via subway. The station where you’ll get off is called Wall Street Station. From there, it’s just a few minutes walk east until you get to the port.
Book tickets for the Statue of Liberty Cruise
You can book your tickets in advance and bring your tickets to the pier. While convenience is, of course, the main factor, and additional advantage to booking online is that the tour operator often offers discounts online.