Landmark Cruise by Circle Line

From the Empire State Building to the Statue of Liberty, see NYC's most famous landmarks and take in amazing views of the city from the water.

    /person normally
cruise NYC

What you'll do

Experience a Landmark Cruise by Circle Line - entry included with the New York Pass®

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply show your pass.
  • 90-minute cruise around downtown Manhattan with commentary.
  • Your pass gives you access to many more attractions in New York, so don't forget to check them out.

Sit back, relax and take in the views of iconic NYC landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and the Chrysler Building on this landmark cruise.

What better introduction to the Big Apple is there than by taking in the skyline from the waters? You'll have 90 minutes to enjoy epic views of the city and tick off some of NYC's most iconic landmarks. Pick a seat on the outdoor deck, or if you're feeling the chill, you can sit in the boat's temperature-controlled indoor cabins and enjoy the view from their panoramic windows. Plus, there will be an onboard commentary, offering you a fascinating insight into the history of the city and its world-famous attractions. 

Experience Circle Line Landmarks Cruise in New York

Unleash the magic of New York City aboard the Circle Line Landmarks Cruise. Revel in the breathtaking views of iconic landmarks that dot the city's skyline. Every ride is a picturesque journey etched in the canvas of time, destined to become an unforgettable memory.

Booking Your Circle Line Tickets

Securing your Circle Line tickets is a seamless process. With just a few clicks, book your passage on the Circle Line Landmark Cruise through New York Pass. Get started on an adventure that perfectly encapsulates the spirit of the city that never sleeps.

Circle Line NYC Landmark Cruise highlights

The Statue of Liberty – sail past Lady Liberty and get some impressive snaps from the water. 

Brooklyn Bridge – connecting the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, this mammoth structure is one not to be missed. 

Empire State Building – catch a glimpse and New York's most famous skyscraper. This Art Deco masterpiece has been impressing visitors and locals alike since the 1930s.

One World Trade Center – the "Freedom Tower" is the tallest building in the Western hemisphere, built in remembrance of the Twin Towers. 

Know before you go

Getting In: simply present your pass at any Circle Line ticket window to receive a boarding pass. Upon presentation, a time and date for the cruise must be selected. Please allow yourself at least 45-minutes for ample ticketing and boarding time.

This cruise is available in Spanish, French and Portuguese via audio translation guides. The app is called "Circle Line Sightseeing" and it is free to download and use, available on iTunes and Google Play stores.

Please bring their own personal earbuds to listen to the audio on your phones. The onboard concessions will have wired headphones available for purchase if needed. You may not listen to the tour on speakerphone mode. 

Please note: you can only go on one Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise per day with your New York Pass.

Circle Line NYC Landmark Cruise visitor information 

  • No outside food or drink is permitted but there is an onboard café serving sandwiches, salads, and snacks. There is also a bar serving hot and cold drinks, beer, wine, and cocktails.
  • There is free WiFi on board so you can share your snaps instantly.
  • Download the FREE Circle Line Skyline Navigator app before your cruise for the best way to enhance your experience. The app translates your cruise content into any of seven languages: Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, German, and Chinese (Mandarin). Choose to follow along via GPS or take your time discovering on your own. Get it from the Apple iTunes Store or the Google Play Store​ today.​
  • For more information, visit the Circle Line NYC Landmark Cruise website.

Circle Line New York Tour tickets help

Simply ask our help team if you have any questions. 


Q. What is the Landmark Cruise by Circle Line?
A. The Landmark Cruise by Circle Line is a scenic boat tour that takes you along the iconic landmarks of the city, providing a unique perspective of the skyline.

Q. How long does the Landmark Cruise last?
A. The Landmark Cruise typically lasts for approximately 90 minutes, giving you ample time to enjoy the breathtaking views and capture memorable photos.

Q. Are there any guided commentary or audio tours available during the Landmark Cruise?
A. Yes, during the Landmark Cruise, you can enjoy informative and engaging guided commentary in multiple languages, providing interesting insights into the landmarks and their history.

Q. Can I bring food or drinks onboard the Landmark Cruise?
A. While outside food and beverages are not allowed, there are onboard concessions where you can purchase a variety of snacks and beverages to enjoy during the cruise.

Q. Is the Landmark Cruise suitable for children and families?
A. Absolutely! The Landmark Cruise is a family-friendly experience, offering a memorable adventure for children and adults alike, with captivating views and educational commentary.

Q. Are there restrooms available onboard the Landmark Cruise?
A. Yes, there are clean and well-maintained restrooms conveniently located onboard the Landmark Cruise for your comfort and convenience during the journey.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

January 1 – March 7
Daily: 3:30PM

March 8 – May 2
12:30PM and 3PM

May 3 – October 31
11:30AM, 12:30PM, 2PM and 3PM

November 1 – January 5
12:30PM and 3PM

Timetables are subject to change, please visit Circle Line's website to view the most up-to-date times. 

Closings & holidays

July 4: no cruises after 2PM 

Closed on Christmas Day

Landmark Cruise by Circle Line

(212) 563-3200

Buy with confidence

Free cancellation

Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 365 days of your purchase date.

Find out more

Got a question?

Check out our FAQs or live chat with our customer service agents now

See our FAQs

Why choose The New York Pass®?

Save More Icon

Mega savings

Our passes save you more than buying individual tickets – we guarantee it!
Experience More Icon

Bucket-list experiences

Enjoy world-famous sights and hidden hotspots, all handpicked by our local experts.
Always Easy Icon

All in one place

All you need is the Go City app. Simple!

Have a 5% discount, on us!

More savings? You're welcome. Sign up to our newsletter and receive exclusive discounts, vacation inspiration and much more.

  • Thick check Icon