Freedom Liberty Cruise in New York, NY

Big City TourismPier 78New York, NY 10018
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Total Price: $44.87 (USD)


Explore NYC like never before on this Freedom Liberty boat tour. Marvel at the unbeatable Manhattan skyline while cruising along the Hudson River with friends or family. Sail past New York’s most iconic landmarks and take selfies with Lady Liberty and Ellis Island unobstructed on the roof deck or indoors with large windows on this Statue of Liberty cruise.

up to 1.2 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • See New York City's most iconic sights, including the Statue of Liberty, Freedom Tower, Brooklyn Bridge, and more.
  • Departs from Pier 78, 455 12th Avenue, New York, NY.
  • The cruise lasts for approximately 1.25 hours.
  • An exciting sightseeing experience for all ages with a tour guide!
  • Cruise aboard the brand-new Franklin D. Roosevelt—an eco-friendly and state-of-the-art catamaran operated by a NY Waterway captain and crew.
  • Spacious outdoor and indoor decks and full-service concession.
  • Please arrive at the pier 30 minutes before departure. Allow time for city traffic.


from Freedom Liberty Cruise
Immerse yourself in the heart of New York City aboard the Big City Tourism ferry tour! Explore must-see sights from the water while sailing along the Hudson River. This Statue of Liberty Cruise will have you floating past the Manhattan skyline and New York’s most iconic landmarks such as the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, the Freedom Tower, and of course, Lady Liberty.

Hop aboard the quiet, eco-friendly boat where you can enjoy an open-roof deck and witness the New York skyline in all its glory. Take the perfect selfie with Ms. Liberty herself! If you prefer to experience your sail from indoors, the first floor deck is equipped with a full service concession.

Some of the key sights you will pass include:
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Empire State Building
  • Freedom Tower
  • Lower Manhattan
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Hudson Yards & Vessel
  • High Line
  • Chelsea piers
  • Little Island
  • Ellis Island
  • Governors Island

Please note: Freedom Liberty Cruise does not dock at Liberty & Ellis Islands.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Freedom Liberty Cruise

Where does the Freedom Liberty Cruise depart from?

The cruise departs from Pier 78, 455 12th Avenue, New York, NY.

How do I get there?

You can reach Pier 78 through the following public transport. Closest subway: 34th St. – Hudson Yards Closest ferry: World Financial Center Terminal and Pier 79 Closest Bus Stop: 12 Ave. / W 40 St.

How long is the Freedom Liberty Cruise?

The cruise lasts for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

What time should I arrive?

Please arrive at the pier 30 minutes before the cruise's departure time. Allow time for city traffic.

How is the boat used on tour eco-friendly?

Built in 2020, the brand-new Franklin D. Roosevelt ferry uses the cleanest burning marine engine available in the country to reduce carbon and noise emissions for a comfortable and environmentally friendly cruise.

What island is the Statue of Liberty on?

The Statue of Liberty is on Liberty Island—southwest of Manhattan, in New York Harbor.