Skyport Marina is a popular departure location for New York City Cruises. Conveniently located off of the FDR Drive on the East River, this marina is home to two of our ships: the Lucille, and the Harbor Lights.
The location features a private parking lot (Paid parking) and is only a 10-minute cab ride from Grand Central Station. Departures from Skyport Marina offer an ideal cruise route on the East River with immediate sightseeing opportunities of the Brooklyn Bridge, the Freedom Tower and Statue of Liberty.
Pier 36 is a prime location for any celebration in New York City. Located just upriver from the world famous Brooklyn Bridge, Pier 36 is accessible to our largest yacht; the Liberty Belle, and the Timeless.
Conveniently situated on the lower east side of Manhattan, this location offers easy access to guests from Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and New Jersey.
Home port to the Liberty Belle, and the Timeless, this pier provides an ideal start to a trip with gorgeous views of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan Skyline right from the get-go!
Brooklyn Army Terminal is located at the end of 58th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. This pier is readily available with nearby exits of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Belt Parkway. Guests using public transportation can take the N or R train to the 59th Street Station.
World’s Fair Marina is a gorgeous pier surrounded by historical landmarks and is neighbor to Citi Field; the Mets' major league baseball park.
This pier is easily accessible via the Grand Central Parkway and the Whitestone Expressway. Via public transportation, the 7 train to Citi Field leaves guests at a short 10-minute walk to the Marina.
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