4th of July Cruises

4th of July Fireworks

The 4th of July cruises in New York are the best way to experience Independence Day. You will see the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty and the icing on the cake will be the fireworks lighting the sky over the East River. If you are in New York on the 4th of July, then I highly recommend booking one of the cruises below to make this typical American holiday an unforgettable experience!

Option 1: Circle Line: 4th of July Fireworks Cruise

Enjoy the 4th of July fireworks on this festive cruise while the DJ plays music. Food and drinks are not included but can be purchased on board. You’ll first cruise along the Hudson River and see Statue of Liberty before you finally dock on East River to catch the highlight of the Independence Day: Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Show. You will return to the departure point around 23:00.

Practical Information

  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Departure Point: Midtown by the Hudson River
  • Departure time: 17:00
  • Age limit:  the cruise is suitable for all ages, alcohol only from 21 years of age

This cruise is sold out for 2016
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Option 2: 4th of July Cruise on a Powerboat

You’ll feel like you are stepping on your own private charter, when you board this 9 meter long powerboat. You’ll be treated to a complimentary bottle of champagne and are free to bring any food or drinks you’d like on board with you. You’ll cruise along the Hudson River before settling on the East River to watch the fireworks show.

Practical Information

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Departure Point: North Cove Marina
  • Departure Time: 19:00
  • Age Limit: the cruise is suitable for all ages, alcohol from 21 years of age
  • Extra: a minimum of 2 people per booking

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Option 3: Fireworks Dinner Cruise

This cruise lasts four hours. During this cruise you will enjoy a magnificent view of the firework display, and enjoy an on-board extensive dinner buffet. Order a drink at the open bar and sample American summer dishes such as barbecue ribs and pulled-pork sliders. You won’t easily forget this Independence Day!

Practical Information

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Departure Point: Pier 83
  • Departure time: 18:00 hours (boarding starts at 17:00)
  • Age Limit: the cruise is suitable for all ages, alcohol from 21 years of age

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Option 4: 4th of July Dinner Cruise

This 4th of July cruise includes a five-course dinner and a premium open bar. Of course there’s a DJ so you can have a spin on the dance floor or why not take a stroll on the sundeck. You can view the fireworks through the panoramic windows or on the outside decks.

Practical Information

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Departure Point: 41st Street Marina
  • Departure time: 18:00 hours (boarding starts at 17:00)
  • Age Limit: the cruise is suitable for all ages, alcohol from 21 years of age
  • Dresscode: no sneakers, flip-flops, jeans, t-shirts, shorts

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Option 5: Luxurious Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Looking for a luxurious 4th of July evening cruise? You’ve found it! This dinner cruise on the luxurious Spirit yacht is the ultimate holiday experience. While you cruise New York’s harbour, you can enjoy a premium open bar, appetisers, a delicious dinner buffet and desserts. Relax on the outer deck or one of the inside decks with air conditioning and watch the firework display from this exclusive yacht.

Practical Information

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Departure Point: Chelsea Piers
  • Departure Time: 18:00 hours (boarding starts at 17:30)
  • Age Limit: the cruise is suitable for all ages, alcohol from 21 years of age

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Option 6: Bateaux 4th of July Fireworks Cruise

The beautiful Bateaux offers a sophisticated (plated) dinner cruise with a premium open bar. The big windows on the boat allow great views from the boat or why not take a stroll on the outside deck. There is even live entertainment on board and of course the 4th of July fireworks at the end of the night.

Practical Information

Duration: 5 hours
Departure Point: Chelsea Piers
Departure Time: 18:00 hours (boarding starts at 17:15)
Age Limit: the cruise is suitable for all ages, alcohol from 21 years of age

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Option 7: Macy’s 4th of July Celebration Cruise

The Macy’s 4th of July Celebration cruise includes a 5-course buffet dinner and an open premium bar. Of course there is also a dance floor and DJ will take care of the entertainment. The cruise departs from Pier 36 along East River and will cruise past Manhattan skyline before docking for the fireworks show.

Practical Information

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Departure Point: Pier 36
  • Departure Time: 17:30 hours (boarding starts at 17:00)
  • Age Limit: the cruise is suitable for all ages but not recommended for children under 2 years old, minimum drinking age is 21 years

This Cruise is sold out already for 2016
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Option 8: 4th of July Lobster Cruise

Board this 4th of July cruise and enjoy a lobster dinner and a seafood buffet while cruising past Manhattan skyline. If you’re not up for dressing up, then this cruise is for you. The dress code is casual so no need to put on a suit in July heat. There is an open bar and a DJ on board as well.

Practical Information

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Departure Point: 41st Street Marina
  • Departure Time: 18:00 hours (boarding starts at 17:30)
  • Age Limit: the cruise is suitable for all ages, minimum drinking age is 21 years

This Cruise is sold out already for 2016
Book the 4th of July Lobster Cruise here

Would you like to celebrate the 4th of July all day? Then book this full day program with BBQ, bus tour and cruise

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