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New York: Holiday Jazz Cruise Aboard Classic Motor Yacht

New York: Holiday Jazz Cruise Aboard Classic Motor Yacht

From US$ 124 per person

Please join this special, warm and cozy cruise tailored for friends, family and all your loved ones during the holiday season.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Listen to a live jazz trio playing holiday tunes
  • See the city lights on all evening departures plus a close pass by the Statue of Liberty
  • Enjoy homemade cookies and a complimentary beer, wine, Champagne or spiked hot cocoa
Full description
Join this special holiday cruise and step inside a toasty solarium in full holiday decor for a 90-minute cruise to see the lights of New York City. Cruise the Hudson River and enjoy views of Manhattan's skyline Champagne, hot cocoa, and other beverages are available. Cookies and treats for all guests will be included. Enjoy your evening with friends or a loved one and enjoy this live holiday jazz trio. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous view of the island from the heated back deck salon of this 1920s style yacht. On this 90 minute cruise, take in picturesque views from your glassed-in observatory. Sights along the way include: - The Yacht Manhattan or Manhattan II in full holiday decor - Cocoa, cookies and live holiday jazz - Battery Park, South Street Seaport and the Financial District - Governor's Island, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island A complimentary beer, wine, spiked hot cocoa or Champagne from the bar is offered on all trips. Mixed drinks are available for purchase.
  • One complimentary beer, wine, Champagne, soda, or spiked cocoa from the bar. Additional beverages are available to purchase by credit card
  • Homemade holiday cookies
  • Extra drinks (available to purchase by credit card)
  • Gratuities
  • Parties of 10 or more will be contacted shortly after purchasing tickets to provide credit card information for an additional charge of 10% gratuity
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Chelsea Piers (Pier 62) - W. 22nd and Hudson River, Manhattan, NY. Exact location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Driver's license

Know before you go

  • Photo ID and the credit card used to purchase the tickets when checking in at the ticket booth
  • Please Note: This cruise runs the same time as the City Lights Cruise starting from the week right after Thanksgiving
  • A live Cocoa and Carols Cruise will also be offered throughout the season
  • Great for couples, co-workers, jazz enthusiasts and tourists (but not a narrated tour)
  • Groups of 10 or more will be contacted by the operator in advance for an additional 10% group gratuity
  • Each booking party will be assigned a private table, separated by Plexiglass, in the grand salon. Parties of 10 or more will be contacted in advance for an additional 10% group gratuity
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

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Booked this when most of Broadway shut down and our one big night of theatre was canceled…and while it wasn’t ‘Music Man’, it was AWESOME! We knew nothing about it, but took a chance and it ended up being our favorite thing to do on our quick little jaunt to NYC (a surprise 48 hour trip for me because apparently my husband loves me more than he fears flying, and we finally decided to start living life even though we’ll run out of money soon lol). Fun, warm, inviting atmosphere with a first-rate jazz trio (and my husband and I are both music educators so we know what we’re talking about). The first drink is free, and my Manhattan had enough liquor in it to last the entire cruise, which made this jaunt even more fun. Although it was a very overcast evening, the lights of the city against the dark water made us feel like we were part of a beautiful painting, and lady liberty was simply glowing. All of this paired with a very friendly and welcoming crew made it a perfect evening.

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December 31, 2021

You must do this tour

Excellent tour, we did it at night, the beautiful view, the hot chocolate, the best we had, and the best, a jazz band playing live. The staff atiey very well. It is a luxury yacht cruise for up to 60 people, all comfortably seated at a table. From my perspective it fulfills the three B's, well, nice, cheap. Very good relation cost quality.

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December 31, 2018

The captain, the staff and the jazz band were excellent. Very enjoyable!

December 6, 2021

Product ID: 100986