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90-Minute Skyline Cruise


ALL MIDTOWN HARBOR CRUISES DEPART FROM:
Pier 78
455 12th Avenue
New York, NY 10218

Our 90-minute New York City Skyline Cruise offers more sights than any other tour in New York Harbor!  You'll have a chance to see everything you came here to see while still having plenty of time left in your day to explore New York City on your own. A licensed New York City Tour Guide provides interesting facts about all the sights that make New York City so special:

  • Empire State Building

       Built during the American Great
       Depression in 1930. It has 103
       floors and 6500 window.

  • Statue of Liberty

       A gift from France that arrived in
       New York Harbor in June of 1885
.

  • Ellis Island

       From 1892 to 1954, over twelve
       million immigrants entered the
       United States through this portal.

  • Governors Island

       A 172-acre island in Upper New
       York Bay, about one-half mile
       from the southern tip of
       Manhattan Island.
       The Smothers Brothers
       (Tom and Dick) were both
       born on Governors Island.

  • Brooklyn Bridge

       Completed in 1883, this is one
       of the oldest suspension bridges
       in the United States.

  • Manhattan Bridge

       Completed in 1909, this bridge is
       6,855ft long connecting Lower
       Manhattan at Canal Street with
       Brooklyn at Flatbush Avenue.

  • Williamsburg Bridge

       Completed in 1903, this bridge is
       7,308ft long connecting the lower
       East Side of Manhattan with the
       Williamsburg neighborhood of
       Brooklyn.

  • United Nations

       Although the UN is located on 18 
       acres of land in NYC, the land and
       building are not part of the US.
       They are officially international
       territory and belong to the UN
       member nations.  The UN has
       its own fire dept, security force,
       and postal service. 

  • Ground Zero (World Trade Center) 

       The completed 9/11 Memorial is
       slated to open September 11, 2011
       on the 10-year anniversary of the 
       second World Trade Center attack. 

  • Hoboken Pier

       In 1905 a fire burned this old wooden
       ferry and railroad station in a matter of
       hours. Re-opened in 1907 as the new
       Delaware, Lackawanna and Western
       Train and Ferry Depot.

  • Greenwich Village

      

  • Jacob K. Javis Convention Center

      This revolutionary space frame structure
      was build in 1986 and named for NY
      Senator Jacob K. Javits.  The exhibit space
      has over 675,000 square feet.

  • Battery Park

      Referred to as the "Emerald Doorstep
      to the Metropolis"
      This 23 acre is the largest public open
      space in the Downtown section of Man-
      hattan.  The park is located at the tip
      of Manhattan, causing many to refer
      to it as the city's front lawn.

  • The Museum Of Jewish Heritage

      Created as a living memorial to the
      Holocaust.  The hexagonal shape & 
      tiered roof of the building are symbolic
      of the six points of the Star of David and
      the six million Jews who perished in the
      Holocaust. Opened in Sept 15, 1997.

  • Wall Street

      Home to the New York Stock Exchange
      and the NY financial community.  From
      1653 to 1699 a wooden wall stood on
      what is now Wall Street.  The wall was
      build by Dutch settlers to protect
      themselves from attacks by American
      Indians, the British, and New Englanders.

  • Chrysler Building

      Build between 1928 to 1930 this
      magnificent structure is 1046 ft
      tall and has 77 floors.  The
      Chrysler building is one of the
      last skyscrapers in the Art Deco
      style. The gargoyles depict
      Chrysler car ornaments and the
      spire is modeled after a radiator grill.

  • Immigration Center

 

           
NY Waterway offers free bus service to all its customers. With convenient stops throughout New York City and in New Jersey, NY Waterway’s free shuttles will pick you up and take you to your destination. Click here for Bus routes, schedules, and pick up locations.

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Fares  
 Adults   $28
 Seniors 62+   $23
 Under 12   $17
 Under 3   Free

All sales are final.  No cancellations or refunds are offered.

 2011 
SCHED



 Now to May 28  Mon to Thur




Fri to Sun
   10:00am*
 12:00pm
   2:0opm
   4:00pm

 10:00am*
 12:00pm
   1:00pm
   2:00pm
   3:00pm
   4:00pm  
 
Jan
  to
Feb
Mon,
Thu-Sun

11am*
 1pm

March Daily
11am*
 1pm

April
  to
Dec
Daily
See above


* 10:00am Skyline Cruise on Sundays & Tuesdays is our History Cruise, same great sights just a little more info!  

CLOSED ON:
Christmas Day - Dec 25th.
New Years Day - Jan   1st

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Ferry, Tours & Charter Info:

800 53 FERRY (800.533.3779)

Bus Locator and Info

877 53 BUSES (877.532.8737)

Customer Service Hours:

Mon-Fri 7:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday 8:00am to 3:00pm

 

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