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When was the last time you took in the island of Manhattan from the water? Jump on board one of the many excursion boats operated within Hudson River Park and get ready for a ride you and your family or friends will remember forever.

From sightseeing to fine dining, there’s a boat and captain waiting to serve you. A must do activity for any New York City resident or tourist – after all, Manhattan is an island — these boat trips and dining cruises are primed to provide you, your loved ones, and friends with premier dining and cocktail experiences as you enjoy the breathtaking views of the New York Harbor and Hudson River.

At the Chelsea Piers Maritime Center, visitors will find a wide variety of excursion boats, ranging from Spirit Cruises and Bateaux New York, to the Schooner Adirondack and America 2.0, to elegant yachts available for trips and rentals.  Take a harbor dining cruise, host a one-of-a-kind group outing or charter a private yacht, enjoy an expertly-led architecture tour of the New York City skyline, or just enjoy a relaxing tour of New York harbor. Before or after your boating adventure, take a stroll around Pier 62  and Pier 63, or even a spin on Hudson River Park’s Carousel.