New York City

Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

Take your group on a Best of NYC cruise, going fully around the island of Manhattan (2.5 hours), the Landmarks Cruise (1.5 hours) or the Landmarks + Brooklyn Cruise (2 hours). On the Best of NYC cruise, your junior explorers will see all 3 rivers, 21 bridges, 5 boroughs, 101 landmarks and jaw-dropping close-ups of the Statue of Liberty. Hop onboard the Landmarks Cruise for an inspirational harbor cruise that will turn your group’s knowledge of history on its head. Sitting in a stuffy classroom can’t quite compete to seeing the Statue of Liberty towering over you while feeling the wind in your hair and learning about history, geography, and architecture. Fuggedabout finding a better way to see Brooklyn! Come aboard our new Landmarks + Brooklyn cruise for up-close views and insider info on NYC’s hippest borough. We travel up the BK waterfront covering its unique history and culture - from early Dutch settlers to current-day tastemakers, movie-worthy Mafiosos to hip-hop superstars and everything in between. Want to really wake up your gang? The BEAST Speedboat, a 30-minute thrill ride around New York Harbor, is like a roller coaster on the water with speeds building up to 45mph. Take them out for this thrill ride that satisfies both your need to teach them something about this amazing city and their need for a pure jolt of adrenaline. Ask about combination packages. Reservations are necessary; call for times.
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Contact Info
Address: Pier 83, W. 42nd St., New York, New York 10036. New York County. Tel: 212-630-8885. Fax: 212-631-0569. Email: Website: Hrs: Daily. Contact: Group Sales. 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2.5 hours. Cost: Varies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Boat Excursion Lesson Plan

Did you know a boat can be built out of concrete and it will still float? As long as the boat is lighter than the water it displaces, it will stay above water. Let students learn about how boats work, and explore hands-on activities students can do to “help” on the boat.... Continue