3.5 hours (including boarding time)Start time
Duration: Sunday– Friday: 3 hours (including boarding time)
Saturday: 3.5 hours (including boarding time)
The Spirit of New York departs from Chelsea Piers. Directions for reaching the start point are given in Additional Information.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the boarding time. This is mandatory to ensure time to obtain boarding passes.
The cruises end at Chelsea Pier.
Manhattan has to be seen from the water to be truly appreciated and this luxurious vessel affords unparalleled views of the world-famous skyline from its huge windows.
The Spirit of New York is spaciously designed with climate-controlled interior decks, outdoor strolling decks at the bow and stern, and the largest outdoor patio decks on New York Harbor. Amenities include full service bars, dance floors, and guaranteed seating arrangements.
Enjoy a night of magic, dining and dancing under the stars with the dinner cruise option.
This tour is high in demand and likely to sell out. There is currently limited availability for this year.
Should this tour not be available on your chosen date we do have a premium version of this tour which may be available. Click here for more information>>
The tour starts from Chelsea Piers and you can board your Spirit of New York Dinner Cruise 30 minutes before your sailing time.
You’ll know you’re in for a special evening the moment you step aboard Spirit’s vibrant decks and are escorted to your candlelit table. Order drinks (payable direct), then feel free to explore the ship while the crew casts off for 3 fabulous hours on New York Harbor.
Your waiter will invite you to the Grande Dinner Buffet, where you can sample a little bit of everything, or just select your favorite fare. Everything is freshly prepared in the shipboard galley and served in the true manner of an ocean-going cruise buffet. Menus change but the following example will give you an idea of what is likely to be on offer:
Menu subject to change.
Savor your culinary selections over perfectly-paced dinner music and enjoy the views of the city lights through the vast windows. After the show, take your drinks topside and relax on the largest outdoor patio deck in the city while Manhattan’s magnificent skyline spreads before you in all directions. It’s the perfect pause before the pulsing beat of Spirit’s dance tunes entices you onto the dance floor.
Spirit’s dinner cruises spotlight some of the hottest DJs in the city. For nearly two hours, they will spin your favorite tunes and let you rock ‘til you dock - literally. The perfect end to the perfect night.
At the end of your 3-hour cruise, you will be dropped back at Chelsea Pier.
Please contact the activity operator within 5 days of booking or at least 72 hours prior to your arrival into New York to confirm your cruise reservation. You will not be guaranteed a place on the cruise until you have contacted the activity operator to confirm.
Menu is subject to change.
You must print and present your voucher in order to redeem services purchased. Please present your voucher and photo ID at the activity operator ticket kiosk located dockside. You will be issued boarding passes at this time. Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to cruise departure time.
Cruises will go ahead year-round, rain or shine. In the rare event the Coast Guard prohibits cruising because of weather, your activity operator will contact you to make other arrangements.
Dress Code - For men, appropriate attire includes slacks and a polo or button down shirt. For women, nice slacks, Capri pants or a sundress is recommended. Although allowed, we strongly discourage collarless t-shirts, jeans, shorts or athletic shoes.
Safety Alert - Pursuant to an advisory issued by the U.S. Coast Guard, please power off Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices while onboard the ship.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
Directions to Chelsea Piers:
Take Saw Mill Parkway south to West Side Highway.
Continue south to 23rd Street.
Bear right at the Chelsea Piers signs and proceed to Pier 61, Chelsea Piers.
From Long Island:
Take Long Island Expressway to Midtown Tunnel.
Out of tunnel, go left for two blocks to 34th Street.
Go right on 34th to 11th Avenue.
Turn left on 11th Avenue and continue to 24th Street.
Turn right and proceed for one block.
Turn left onto the West Side Highway and continue for one block.
Bear right at the Chelsea Piers sign and proceed toward Pier 61, Chelsea Piers.
From the Holland Tunnel:
Take Holland Tunnel to West Side Highway North.
From the West Side Highway bear right onto 11th Ave and continue for two blocks.
Turn left onto 24th street and continue for one block.
Turn left onto the West Side Highway and proceed for one block.
Bear right at the Chelsea Piers sign and proceed toward Pier 61.
From the Lincoln Tunnel:
When exiting the tunnel, follow signs to West Side Highway South.
Continue south to 23rd Street.
Bear right at the Chelsea Piers sign and proceed to Pier 61, Chelsea Piers.
Take north/south route to 23rd Street.
Take the #23 bus west to Chelsea Piers (last stop) and walk to Pier 61.
Take C, E, 1, or 9 to 23rd Street.
Take the #23 bus west to Chelsea Piers (last stop) and walk to Pier 61
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