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NYC: Sightseeing Holiday Cruise with Drink

NYC: Sightseeing Holiday Cruise with Drink

From US$ 64 per person

Get into the holiday spirit on a daytime sightseeing cruise aboard a festively decorated 1920s-style yacht. Enjoy light narration by your captain as you cruise past New York's iconic landmarks.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Enjoy a daytime cruise of New York Harbor on a festively decorated 1920s-style yacht
  • See the sights from the climate-controlled indoor observatory or from the open deck
  • Admire New York's most iconic attractions from the unique perspective of the water
Full description
Gather your family or close friends and get ready for a festive daytime sightseeing cruise. Departing from Chelsea Piers, step aboard a classical 1920s-style yacht, all decked out in elegant holiday decor.  See all the major Lower Manhattan sights from the water. Marvel at the sweeping skyline from inside the heated, glassed-in observatory, or venture to the open deck for pictures and unobstructed views. Enjoy light narration by the captain and some holiday music from the sound system. Sit back and relax with a drink at your private table. Spectacular homemade hot cocoa and snacks will be available for purchase. Capacity limitations will follow the New York State guidelines. You will be assigned private tables separated by plexiglass panes, and air will circulate through an advanced filtration system.
  • 1.5-hour yacht cruise
  • Drink
  • Food
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof that they have received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved Covid-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination may include the NYC COVID Safe App, Excelsior Pass, CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, or official immunization record from outside NYC or the US
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)

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Meeting point

The boat departs from Pier 62 of the Chelsea Piers, located where West 22nd Street meets the Hudson River. The local partner is at the northernmost end of the Chelsea Piers on the water, just a few steps from the dock.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • As of August 16, 2021, New York City requires guests above 12-years old to provide proof of vaccination when dining indoors. Please provide one of the following forms as proof of vaccination, the Excelsior Pass, the NYC COVID Safe App, a CDC Vaccination Card, or the NYC Vaccination Record
  • This tour takes place in all weather conditions
  • Zones will be assigned at check-in to maintain social distancing throughout the trip
  • Food selections are available for purchase onboard
  • When purchasing tickets, customers should make a special note if buying tickets separately from others but are part of the same group
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