Groups of 15+ passengers

Circle Line is a great option for groups of 15 or more passengers. Our group coordinators will assist you with scheduling & any other requests you may have. Make sure to ask about our food packages.

  • Cruise options
  • Semi-Private Events
  • How to book
  • Policies & Procedures

Full Island Cruise

Cruise around the Island of Manhattan while taking in more than 101 sights including a close-up view of the Statue of Liberty & the world famous Brooklyn Bridge. The Full Island Cruise is approximately 2.5 hours and available year round.

$29.00Senior Citizens
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Semi-circle Cruise

Take in the grandeur of lower and midtown Manhattan, as you sail past one of the best skylines in the world. The Semi-circle cruise passes the sights twice, so you will get a chance to get that perfect picture of your favorite landmark. See the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, a close up view of the Statue of Liberty & more. The Semi-circle Cruise is approximately 1.5 hours.

$26.50Senior Citizens
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Harbor Lights Cruise

Prepare to be amazed. The Harbor Lights cruise sets sail at dusk providing passengers the opportunity to see the New York skyline, Bridges & Statue of Liberty lit up. The cruise is approximately 1.5 hours & available from March- late November.

$26.50Senior Citizens
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Liberty Cruise

This is one of the best and fastest ways to see the Statue of Liberty. This 60 minute (approx.) cruise sails down the Hudson River passing sites like 1 World Trade Center, Ellis Island & of course the Statue of Liberty.

$20.00Senior Citizens
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The BEAST Speedboat Ride

Hold on to your hats & get ready for some fun! This exhilarating speedboat ride races down the Hudson River to the Statue of Liberty & stops briefly so you’ll have a chance to take photos. The BEAST is available May- the end of September. Note that this is not a dry ride. Children must be 40”/100cm. The ride is approximately 30 mins.

$24.00Senior Citizens
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Bear Mountain Cruises

Take in the crisp air and breathtaking views as the Circle Line vessel makes its way up the scenic Hudson River to historic Bear Mountain. This fall excursion is a perfect fit for groups, couples, friends & families- there is something for everyone to enjoy! Have a picnic outdoors, hike, go for a bike ride (need to book in advance), shop at the handicrafts market or join the party at Bear Mountain’s annual Oktoberfest featuring German beer, food & entertainment. The cruise is approximately 2.5 hours each way & you will have 3 hours to spend at your leisure at Bear Mountain. Cruises sail on weekends in September & October. These cruises tend to sell out so book early.

Note that there is a steep hillside trail leading to the activities & Oktoberfest.

$47Senior Citizens
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New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

Ring in the New Year with Circle Line. Watch the fireworks go off by the Statue of Liberty & get ready to party. This cruise includes party favors, non-stop DJ & dancing, open bar, champagne toast at midnight and passed Hors D’ Oeuvres.

$149New Year's Eve Pricing
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Semi-Private Events
For Groups with 30-50 Passengers

After a hugely successful trial season, our Small Group Private Parties are back in full swing. Small groups (30-50 people) can enjoy their own private area with dramatic sightseeing views, a private bar and passed appetizers on board each of our sightseeing cruises this summer. It’s a great way to treat your clients to a personalized, fun and VIP sightseeing experience in New York City.

We’ll work with you to finalize the perfect set of food and drink options to suit your group needs. Options start from $45 per person including your cruise and all taxes, and up to $82 per person for a 3-hour cruise with a 3-hour open bar and passed appetizers throughout your cruise.
"We enjoyed another wonderful event with Circle Line last night and I wanted to take a moment to thank you and the entire onboard team from last night. We were incredibly happy with the event and look forward to another one next year."
Michelle Pais, Prospect 33
"I wanted to reach out and thank you and your team for helping us through the many hurdles we came up against during planning. You all helped us have a memorable event that everyone loved, and I can’t thank you enough. It was stressful, but you helped us get the event off the ground with flying colors. It will be a tough act to follow! "
Mary Hanrahan, Talent Partners

Booking is Easy!

Step 1
Call Circle Line at 212-630 8885 to check availability of your chosen date.

Step 2
Fill out and send this online inquiry Form to us

Step 3
We will email or fax you a confirmation of your booking. Note that we can't hold your reservation until we receive your deposit (see step 4)

Step 4
Submit the $25 non-refundable deposit or full payment using any of the two methods below:

a. Via mail:
Mail a copy of the confirmation that you received from Circle Line along with your deposit or full payment check to:
Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises – Sales Dept.
Pier 83,W. 42nd St., NY, NY 10036

b. Via phone:
To pay with a credit card please call us at 212-630 8885 during our business hours 9:00am-5:30pm Mon-Fri.

Step 5
The deposit will hold your scheduled date. Full payment is due two weeks prior to your trip.

Step 6
Come along and enjoy!

Food & Beverage
If you'd like to order food for your group please fill out the menu form and email or fax it to us at least 5 business days before your cruise.

Fax: 212-631-0569.

Groups Policies and Procedures

  1. Group arrangements apply to 15 or more passengers. One complimentary ticket per 15 paid adult passengers (does not apply to special events).
  2. A signed copy of the contract must be received two (2) weeks prior to the cruise date and must be accompanied by the total payment amount and a guaranteed passenger count. Please make checks payable to Circle Line Sightseeing Yachts, Inc.
  3. Tickets may be picked up at the ticket booth and passengers must board 45 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. All changes in passenger count must be received no later than 48 hours prior to the cruise in order to receive a credit.
  4. Late additions may be paid at the ticket window. All rates are quoted in US dollars and payment must be made in US dollars.
  5. Rates do not apply to holidays and special events.
  6. No outside food or beverages are allowed on board.
  7. The contracting party must refrain from speeches, presentations, raffles or any other activity which may disturb other passengers.
  8. Cruises sail rain or shine.