Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise Tickets, New York, NY

Circle Line Sightseeing CruisesPier 16New York, NY 10038
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Enjoy New York City’s waterfront landmarks on the 50-minute Circle Line Liberty Super Express Downtown from Pier 16—the fastest way to get an up-close view of Lady Liberty from the water. Cruise along the Hudson River and marvel at NYC’s breathtaking skyline and most sought-after sights as your expert guide narrates about the city that never sleeps!

up to 0.8 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • An exciting guided sightseeing tour with live narration for approximately 50 minutes.
  • Enjoy the fastest way to see Lady Liberty from Lower Manhattan from the comfort of a climate-controlled boat.
  • Soak in the unbeatable views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and other downtown landmarks.
  • Tour departs from Pier 16 at South Street Seaport.
  • Please arrive 45 minutes to 1 hour before cruise time. Check-in starts 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.
  • Children ages three and under join free. Please secure a ticket for them from the box office.
  • Don’t forget your cameras; the tour includes a photo stop just yards away from the Statue!
  • Snacks and drinks are available for purchase at the onboard full bar.


from Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise
If you only have time for one sightseeing activity in New York City, the Statue of Liberty should be your top priority. The Liberty Super Express sightseeing boat is the quickest and easiest way to go from Downtown New York City to the magnificent Lady Liberty and back.

This trip, narrated by knowledgeable and highly entertaining experts, will pass by the famous downtown monuments and pause at Lady Liberty's feet. Take the perfect photo from the shady sundeck or the comfortable inside. It's an experience you won't forget!

You can enjoy the grandeur of Lady Liberty in all her splendor in only 50 minutes by departing from Pier 16, South Street Seaport, every hour beginning at 11am. The cruise will slow down once it sails near the Statue of Liberty, so be sure to have your phone or camera at the ready for the most perfect photo opportunity.

About Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises have honed the great art of the New York City tour. Since it first opened in 1945, they have welcomed more than 60 million passengers on its trips.

They are now the only cruise line in New York Harbor that only offers sightseeing trips. Their boats are built precisely to provide you with the best view possible in any weather. Their steel containers offer the most pleasant environment you can find, year-round, with huge glass windows that provide amazing views of Manhattan. They have gained notoriety as one of the top boat trips in the world, thanks to their commitment to providing you with the best possible NYC experience.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise

How long is the Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise?

The New York City Statue of Liberty Super Express cruise is approximately 50 minutes.

Where does the cruise depart from?

Cruise departs from Downtown East: Pier 16 South Street Seaport at 89 South St, New York, NY 10038. Look for the blue "Circle Line" ticket booth at the entrance to Pier 16. Upon arrival, your bags are subject to search through the security line. The cruise ends at your original boarding location.

When should I arrive?

Check in no later than 45 minutes before your scheduled departure time. Cruises begin boarding 30 minutes before departure. Latecomers may need to wait.

Is there parking?

Yes. Pier 16 parking is available at 167 Front St. Edison ParkFast.

Is this cruise appropriate for children?

Yes, this cruise is appropriate for all ages. Children under three years old are admitted for free. Don't forget to ask for their free ticket at the box office.

What will I see in addition to the Statue of Liberty?

Aside from the panoramic views of the statue, other notable monuments you can see on this sightseeing cruise include Ellis Island, Battery Park, and the New York skyline.

Can I bring food and beverages on the boat?

No outside food or beverages are allowed on the boat. However, a full snack bar and beer, wine and cocktails are available on board.

What are the amenities onboard?

There is a bathroom and an al fresco outdoor deck on board. You will have the best skyline and Lady Liberty views on the outdoor deck.

Are pets allowed on board?

Only ADA-defined service animals are allowed on board.