The Statue of Liberty Express Cruise aboard the ZEPHYR or New York Water Taxi is a quick and fun way to zip around the water and see some of the top sights that the southern edge and Midtown area of Manhattan has to offer.
The ZEPHYR and New York Water Taxis offer a wonderful vantage point to see legendary New York City landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge and the World Trade Center Site.
Take pictures, see landmarks, talk with a top-rated guide and soak up as much information as you can about the city during a Statue of Liberty Express Cruise.
Circle Line Downtown operates as a sister company to the New York Water Taxi. In addition to the ZEPHYR, Circle Line Downtown’s fleet also boasts a 600-passenger Luxury Yacht and a smaller vessel called the Shark. By showcasing New York’s skyline, bridges and parks from the water, Circle Line Downtown seeks to give its customers the best possible service and experience by providing a professional crew and knowledgeable staff.
Present your New York City Explorer Pass at the CircleLine Downtown/NY Water Taxi Ticket Desk. Please be at the pier 30 minutes prior to boat departure. Show your
Go Select Pass at the Will Call Window. Tickets can be picked up at
the Circle Line booth located at Pier 16 at South Street Seaport
March 28–December: 10:00 am, 11:15 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm. 5:00pm offered May & Sept aboard the Zephyr yacht.
Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.
This cruise is only available from South Street Seaport Pier 16. Please note that this is a cruise and does not dock at any of the various sites around the harbor. For more information please call (212) 742-1969.
ZEPHYR Statue of Liberty Express Cruise
89 South Street, Pier 16 (Corner of Fulton Avenue and South Street)
New York, NY 10038
From the West Side, George Washington Bridge, Lincoln and Holland Tunnels, take West Street southbound. Follow the signs to FDR Drive. Take underpass, keep right - use exit 1 at the end of the underpass. Turn right on South Street and go six blocks. From East Side, take FDR Drive south to exit 3 onto South Street. Proceed on South Street about 1 mile.
By Subway: Take 2,3,4,5,J,Z or M to Fulton Street; A,C to Broadway-Nassau; E towards Fulton Streer to Water Street.
By Bus: Take M15 (South Ferry sign) down 2nd Avenue to Fulton Street.
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