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About New York

The 'Big Apple' is the USA's most charismatic city and really does have something for everyone. Love the great outdoors? Stroll through the gorgeous gardens of Central Park, right in the centre of Manhattan.

People-watching more your thing? Get a taste of local life in the quaint cafés of bohemian Greenwich Village, or star spot in the boutique and restaurant-lined streets of the sophisticated SoHo and TriBeCa districts.

Feast your eyes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art or enjoy the shopping spree of your life at Saks, Macys, Bloomingdales or Century 21 on Cortlandt Street, which is the worlds largest discount warehouse and near that other must-see, Broadway.

 

Shore excursions in New York

Please note: The shore excursions listed are typical for this port. The full programme of shore excursions available for your cruise will be displayed on Cruise Personaliser at least 12 weeks prior to departure.

New York City Lights and Empire State Building

Activity medium

Duration: 5 hours

Experience the pulse of New York City after dark, including a bird’s eye view from the observatory in the Empire State Building.

Travel across the East River to Brooklyn to view the illuminated New York City Skyline from beneath the Brooklyn Bridge, at the historical Fulton Landing. The dazzling lights of Broadway, the illuminated icons of the City, the string of pearls that suspend the humming road of the Brooklyn Bridge and the spectacular Art Deco capped Chrysler Building will all be sparkling as you pass by.

Retuning to midtown, ascend the iconic Empire State Building for the breathtaking panoramic views of the city at night from the observation deck, on the 86th floor of the tallest building in the city.

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of Times Square with some free time to stroll and take in the lively evening atmosphere.

Essential information

This excursion will operate by bus and on foot.The time spent on the 86th Floor Observation Deck is dependent on the queuing time, which may be up to 1 hour. The Empire State Building is one of the most visited attractions in New York and can become extremely busy. Passengers are asked to be prepared for possibility of very limited time at the top. This tour will operate in all weather conditions and visibility cannot be guaranteed.

New York Highlights

Activity low

Duration: 4 hours

Get a taste of the ‘Big Apple’ on this leisurely sightseeing tour.

Begin your sightseeing drive of Manhattan and view the Rockefeller Center, Times Square, the Theatre District, the Empire State Building and St Patrick’s Cathedral from the comfort of your bus. You’ll travel through New York neighbourhoods such as trendy Greenwich Village, the Financial District and Fifth Avenue with its designer stores and boutiques. You’ll also see glimpses of Central Park, which covers some 843 acres at the core of this bustling metropolis, and provides the people of the city with a green oasis.

A visit will be made to the 9/11 Memorial, for you to view the water features that sit within the original footprints of the twin towers. The names of those lives that were sadly lost are inscribed in bronze on parapets around the edges of each of water feature, and is a serene tribute.

Afterwards, you’ll drive to Battery Park, where you can catch a glimpse of the Statue of Liberty in the distance. Your tour will round off with a drive through the pulsing streets of New York before returning to the pier.

Essential information

This excursion will operate by bus. This tour visits the 9/11 Memorial only and does not include the 9/11 Museum. The majority of this tour is spent on the coach and there is limited walking. Passengers should note that the tour duration is heavily dependent on local traffic conditions and may vary. Tour sequence may vary. Depending on traffic or street closures, some sights may not be accessible.

 

A selection of cruises to New York

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