If your time on holiday is limited, theres one thing you will definitely want to see: The Statue of Liberty. If you plan to visit Ellis Island & Liberty Island with the ferry however, take into account that this trip will takes the most part of a day. If you want to see Lady Liberty up close but don’t necessarily want to spend a full day, we’ve got the solution for you here!
The 75 minute Circle Line Cruise that takes you around the Statue of Liberty is the perfect alternative to the ferry if you wish to visit Miss Liberty to take some pictures, before continuing on your sightseeing in NYC. On this fully narrated Cruise around the Statue of Liberty, your knowledgeable tour guide will bring New York’s sights and their fascinating history to life.
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Highlights of the tour
The Statue of Liberty is a universal symbol of freedom. She was a gift from France on America’s 100th birthday and was dedicated on 10/28/1886. Many thousands of tourists visit the Statue of Liberty every day and it is truly regarded as one of the highlights of NYC. A very convenient way to get up close is the Lady Liberty Cruise with Circle Line Cruises. You’ll see and hear about the majestic Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the historic immigration center, the World Financial Center and the awesome skyscrapers that give Manhattan the most famous skyline in the world. If you can’t stay in New York for very long, this Cruise to the Statue of Liberty is your best bet to see all of these things without spending hours experiencing them yourselves! Along the way, you will learn a lot about the sights and attractions of the City and their history.
Schedule / Hours of operation
- November 2016-March 10 2017: 10:00am
- March 11-April 28 2017: 10:30am
- April 29-Oct 29 2017: 10:30am, 2:30pm and 4:30pm
- Oct 30-March 2018: 10:00am
Where do I get on board?
You will board the cruise at Pier 83 at West 42nd Street and 12th Avenue on the Hudson River. This is walking distance from Times Square.
Book tickets for the liberty cruise
You can book your tickets in advance and bring your tickets with you to the pier. There is one additional advantage: the tour operator often offers additional discounts when booking on-line!
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