Sailing Cruise in New York to the Statue of Liberty

During our last tour with Circle Line Semi Cruise this week, we noticed a beautiful, historic sailboat near the Statue of Liberty. The classic schooner presented a beautiful sight in the Harbor and provided those on board with fantastic views of the New York icon.


But how do you get tickets for this sailing cruise in New York to the Statue of Liberty? This article will help you with all the necessary information about this special cruise in New York City.

sailing ship in front of the statue of liberty on the upper bay

Harbor Cruise: New York to the Statue of Liberty

Take a cruise through the New York Harbor on board this historic sailing vessel and enjoy beautiful views of the Big Apple during the day, at dusk, or at night. You will have exceptional views of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, as well as other sights in the harbor from the deck of the only tall ship in New York. While you are soaking in the sights, enjoy a cocktail or other drinks available on board.

fore of sailing ship

Rain or shine

Take a step back in time and experience the romance and elegance of cruising on a historic schooner with masts up to 120 ft (36 m). The Clipper City also features a covered deck so you can be comfortable even in rain or cold temperatures. Enjoy the sail to the Statue of Liberty no matter what the weather.

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passengers on a sailing ship in front of the statue of liberty on the upper bay

Schedule of Sailing Tours

You will have five options when it comes to booking your cruise. Two sailing tours start in the afternoon, two at dusk, and one at night. Cruises at dusk are 2 hours, while all others are 1.5 hours. The night cruise allows you to see New York as a sea of bright and twinkling lights.

Start of the Cruise: Departure and Arrival

Your sail around the New York Harbor begins at the southern end of Battery Park in Lower Manhattan. Perhaps you have noticed the yachts and sailboats there during a stroll through the park. The cruise will depart from Slip 2.

Getting tickets for the Sailing Cruise in New York to the Statue of Liberty

Get your tickets in advance online and bring them with you to the pier. Here is another benefit. The tour operator offers additional discounts on tickets online.


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