What you'll do
When you charter our boat, we will greet you outside our dock at Liberty Landing Marina, in Jersey City, NJ (a 13 minute ferry ride from downtown Manhattan). After a vessel tour and brief safety overview, we will depart from the marina and enter the NY harbor. Our charter lasts 2 hours and includes popular sights such as the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Freedom Tower, and various bridges on the Hudson and East River. There will be many opportunities for photos and we will spend enough time at each destination to ensure the perfect picture. At the end of the tour we will return to Liberty Landing Marina where you can catch a ferry back to Manhattan or dine at one of the fantastic restaurants on site.
NYC Harbor Charter is a family owned and operated business. Boating has always been a huge part of our family life and it is our goal to share our passion and enthusiasm of cruising the NYC Harbor. Having grown up boating on the waters of NY and, with an intimate knowledge of NYC, Captain Andrew and Captain Betty look forward to sharing this unique experience of viewing Manhattan from the water. Our 47' trawler, Summer Solstice, has comfortable interiors and an open top deck which make her the perfect vessel to explore the sights of NYC. She is complete with cushioned seating on the bow and top deck as well a full size bathroom. A Chinese interpreter is available upon request (extra charge).
Bottled water, soda, snacks and a cooler with ice for any beverages/food brought on board.
We will provide the vessel, licensed crew, and all necessary safety equipment. Also provided is a bluetooth speaker and…
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Where you'll be
We will tour the best sites of the NY Harbor! We can customize your tour if desired, if not we will motor downriver to see the Freedom Tower, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and Governors Island on our way to the bridges of the East River. We will then head upriver to view Midtown Manhattan from the Hudson.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 6 guests ages 2 and up can attend.
Your safety is our priority; trips may have to be rescheduled due to high winds, seas or storms. Please be on time. If there are multiple bookings we can not wait for late comers. Please plan to arrive 20 minutes prior to departure time. No smoking onboard.
Private tour of New York City Harbor
$100 / person
$100 / person