Since 2010, Empire Cruises has offered private event charters and public dinner cruises from Skyport Marina in Manhattan and World's Fair Marina in Queens. In 2014, the company expanded to Pier 36 in Basketball City and to Brooklyn Army Terminal in Brooklyn, where it operates frequent private and holiday events.
The pride of Empire Cruises fleet is the 210-foot Harbor Lights. With its open bow, covered sky deck, and state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, Harbor Lights sponsors elegance and excitement on any celebration or event.
Our 148-foot Nautical Empress is the one of the city’s most popular yacht, which offers two gorgeous indoor decks and a massive outdoor deck perfect for breathtaking experiences.
From corporate companies to first-time party planners looking for the perfect venue to gather, celebrate with us and be awed. Empire Cruises creates incredible experiences with unparalleled elegance aboard New York’s most affordable fleet of beautiful yachts. Step aboard today.
“Empire Cruises was fantastic! We used them for our end of the year event, and we overall had a great experience. The food was awesome, the music was great, and the sights were beautiful. Everyone had a great time!”
Graduation Party Cruise review by Patricia M. via Google on 05/10/17
“This was so much better than I expected it to be. My guests are still talking about the amazing time they had on the boat. The staff was amazing, the food was ample and good, the open bar was a dream! I would highly recommend Empire Cruises!”
Birthday Cruise review by Daphnee V. via Yelp on 04/07/17
“This cruise was absolutely amazing! The staff was incredibly friendly, fun and made the entire trip worth the experience. I definitely recommend getting a boat cruise with this company, great staff!”
Birthday Cruise review by Stefanie L. via Yelp on 03/17/17
“All in all, everyone had an amazing time! The food was good, the DJ was great, the captain was funny and pleasant, and the manager was the best! We will definitely be having another party with Empire Cruises!”
Birthday Cruise review by Jocelyn S. via Yelp on 09/30/16
“They were all very accommodating and helped me set this up in 3 days, which seemed insane but they pulled it off great!”
Birthday Cruise review by Cera B. via Yelp on 09/19/16
“I hosted my girlfriend's 30th birthday party aboard Lucille and the party was a total success. The whole team at Empire Cruises were very friendly and helpful. It was super easy to hook our laptop into their speakers and the drinks were great!”
Birthday Cruise review by Matt C. via Yelp on 09/14/16