Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

240 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • E-Ticket
  • 2.8 hr

Step aboard the teak decks of your elegant 1920s style yachts, the Manhattan and Manhattan II, and enjoy a 2.75 hour cruise while learning about NYC's architectural landmarks from the water. The "Around Manhattan" tour narration, provided by members of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) NYC chapter, is general enough for visitors yet detailed enough for the locals. Experience a comfortable and unique tour through the Hudson, East, and Harlem Rivers from a glassed-in observatory cabin, which has sliding windows for a fresh breeze, or wander to an open bow for more unobstructed views of the surrounding sites. On this cruise, guests will circumnavigate the island of Manhattan (passing under all 18 bridges) while taking in monuments, architecture, parks and infrastructure with narration by a member of the AIANY Chapter.

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: One World Observatory

Learn about the buildings that make up Manhattan's Financial District as the boat cruises around Manhattan. Enjoy live commentary about many famous buildings from the guide throughout the cruise.

Pass By: Woolworth Building

Spot the Woolworth Building as the boat cruises around Manhattan and enjoy live commentary about many famous buildings from the guide.

Pass By: Statue of Liberty

Great up-close views of the Statue of Liberty can be seen from the boats observation cabin or open bow. A nice photo opportunity!

Pass By: Brooklyn Bridge

Cruise under all 18 bridges that connect Manhattan to the outer boroughs, New York and New Jersey on this 2.75-hour cruise, including the historic Brooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges!

Pass By: Lower East Side

Learn about the buildings that make up Manhattan's Lower East Side as the boat cruises around Manhattan. Enjoy live commentary about many famous buildings from the guide throughout the cruise.

Pass By: Empire State Building

See this historic landmark from the water

Pass By: Chrysler Building

Spot the Chrysler Building as the boat cruises up the East River and enjoy live commentary about many famous buildings from the guide.

Pass By: Upper West Side

Cruise along the Upper West Side, see some historic sites and learn about new buildings and the waterfront along the way

Pass By: George Washington Bridge

As the boat cruises the northern part of Manhattan, enjoy a pass under the GW Bridge that connects Manhattan to New Jersey.

Pass By: Roosevelt Island

Up-close views of this historic island can be seen as the boat cruises along the East River.

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Just one of the many points of interest you'll see up-close from the comfort of the boats observation cabin or open bow.
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