Manhattan Harbor Scenic Jazz Cruise

Listen to Live Jazz While Enjoying the Views of New York During this Sunday Evening Cruise

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About This Experience

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All aboard for an evening of Jazz during this fun one and a half hour Sunday evening Scenic Cruise aboard the Manhattan II, a beautiful 1920’s style yacht.

This experience gift begins at Chelsea Piers on the Westside of New York City. Here you will meet the friendly Captain and Crew as you board the motor yacht. Once you select your seat, it’s time to sit back, relax and enjoy the gorgeous 360-degree views of the City from the enclosed back-deck observatory as you listen to jazz standards by Gershwin, Cole Porter and Duke Ellington performed live by the Jazz Trio. From the classics to new renditions of Motown songs, R&B grooves and hits from today, you will enjoy a variety of live music with picturesque views of the Big Apple in the background. So grab a beverage from the bar and get your camera ready to capture the views of the City from the Hudson!

Whether you are a native New Yorker, or this is your first visit to Manhattan, this Sunday evening Jazz Cruise is one of the best thing to do in New York, and makes excellent unique gift for any occasion. 

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Where It's Located hide

  • New York, New York

Who Is Included hide

The Manhattan Harbor Scenic Jazz Cruise Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for one participant, unless additional participants are added onto the certificate. There may be up to forty additional participants on the cruise.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

The Jazz Cruises are offered Sunday and Friday evenings April to November, subject to availability. Sails typically depart at 7:15 PM.

How Long Is It hide

The Harbor Sightseeing Cruises have a sail length of 1¾ hours and a total duration of approximately 2¼ hours.

Weather hide

The Manhattan Harbor Cruises take place in most weather conditions but may be rescheduled by the Captain due to high winds, heavy rain, fog or other inclement weather.

What To Wear hide

Casual attire is suggested for this scenic cruise around Manhattan.

Additional Information hide

Classically-lined and comfortable, the Manhattan features an enclosed back seating area surrounded by windows and skylights, and comes equipped for all weather, with air conditioning and heating.

Each passenger will receive one complimentary drink from the bar. Cash is necessary to purchase any additional beverages. Food is not served during the cruise, but passengers are welcome to bring a small picnic on board. Outside beverages and smoking are not permitted while onboard. This Cruise is not recommended for children under the age of 14.

Holiday Cruises offer holiday inspired jazz tunes, cookies, and decorations as well as spiked hot cocoa for purchase at the bar.

Gratuity for the Captain and Crew is not included and is appreciated at the end of the cruise.


Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for Manhattan Harbor Scenic Jazz Cruise Experience require seven (7) days advance notice. Reservations may only be rescheduled once.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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