Choose from Three Options
- $19 for one-hour boat tour around Manhattan for one ($30.99 value)
- $37 for one-hour boat tour around Manhattan for two ($61.98 value)
- $73 for one-hour boat tour around Manhattan for four ($123.96 value)
- May — October: 10 hourly cruises between 9:30 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
- November — April: Five hourly cruises between 10:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Aboard Hornblower’s hour-long International Sightseeing Cruise, you’ll enjoy views of Manhattan’s iconic skyline and landmarks, including the Freedom Tower, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Manhattan Bridge, Governor’s Island, and more.
Cruises depart from Pier 15 and travel down the East River, through New York Harbor, up the Hudson and back along Lower Manhattan’s shoreline. New York in Your Pocket narration device is currently available for purchase in eight languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish.
- One hour cruise with onboard narration
- Views of Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan skyline, and more
- Audio Tour device in 8 languages available for purchase (English, Italian, (Mandarin), German, Spanish, French, Korean, Portuguese).
- Concessions on board provide fresh hot dogs, muffins, pretzels and a variety of hot and cold items for purchase. Beer, wine, and liquor are also available at extra cost.
Hornblower Cruises & Events
Since 2012, the he high-end fleet of Hornblower Cruises & Events fills ports up and down the California coast, as well as pier 40 in New York's West Village and pier 15 from South Street Seaport, with similar eco-friendly extravagance. Founded by environmental engineer Terry MacRae, Hornblower puts its luxe navy to use hosting dining, entertainment, special-event, and sightseeing cruises, as well as journeying to such storied landmarks as Alcatraz Island and the Statue of Liberty. Beyond these cruises, Terry's team champions green practices through the Respect Our Planet initiative, which works to develop and promote earth-considerate practices such as using hybrid boats that draw power from the sun.