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New York City Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise

New York, United States
New York City Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English


See New York’s skyline from the water—and soak up a festive atmosphere—aboard a holiday-themed cruise. Choose from several departure times, and set sail aboard an elegantly decorated yacht. As you go, discover the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan skyline, and other scenic vistas. You can also sing along to carols, listen to live jazz, nibble Christmas cookies, and enjoy a cup of spiked hot cocoa from the bar.
  • Discover New York’s festive side on a holiday-themed cruise
  • See the city’s main sights from the water’s edge
  • Enjoy a complimentary beverage and homemade cookies as you go
  • Listen to live jazz or sing along to festive Christmas carols
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An assortment of holiday cookies
One complimentary drink is included
Gratuity (recommended for the Captain and crew)
Additional beverages are available for purchase by credit card only
Classic Harbor Line , 62 Chelsea Piers, Pier 62, New York, NY 10011, USA

The boat departs from Chelsea Piers, on Pier 62, which is located at West 22nd Street and the Hudson River. We are at the northernmost end of the Chelsea Piers on the water. When walking to Chelsea Piers, you must cross the West Side Highway. There are crosswalks at 18th, 20th and 23rd Street. When standing on the west side highway facing the river (facing west), go around the north side of the large blue building. Our ticket booth is located steps from the dock on Pier 62. Please check in at the Classic Harbor Line ticket booth upon arrival, and you will be escorted to the boat by the Captain when it is time to board.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Plan to arrive 15-30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time to check-in at the ticket booth for your boarding passes
  • Bring a valid photo ID for check-in
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Only animals that perform a manual task to assist a person are permitted aboard. Emotional support animals and pets are not permitted
  • Please let us know in advance if assistance is required for boarding
  • When purchasing tickets, please advise us right away if you are buying tickets separately from others in your group so that we can seat you together
  • Groups of 10 or more will be contacted by the operator in advance for an additional 10% group gratuity
  • Private tables separated by Plexiglass are assigned per booking in the grand salon
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 80 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Classic Harbor Line NYC
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during New York City Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by New York City Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise.
What is the policy on sanitization during New York City Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by New York City Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise.
What is the social distancing policy during New York City Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by New York City Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise.

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Worth the money.
, Dec 2021
The band was awesome, singer has such a beautiful voice and they were fun to watch. Seeing the Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline was amazing.
Fun Flirty Festive
, Dec 2021
We loved it! We took the evening cruise, highly recommend, the city skyline and Statue of Liberty were GORGEOUS at night. The band was superb, keeping everything festive and entertaining. Dress snuggly, it’s chilly out on the deck of the boat, but you have to step Out to get great pics! Get the spiked hot chocolate. **Would be a great spot to propose.
The most amazing tour ever
, Dec 2021
Everything was amazing, the ride, the staff, and the band. The atmosphere was just perfect. ————————
We had a wonderful time...
, Dec 2021
We had a wonderful time on the boat. Great way to get in the Christmas spirit!!! We would definitely do it again. Thank you, Jennifer
We enjoyed this boat...
, Dec 2021
We enjoyed this boat ride, band was good, scenery was beautiful, and the service was nice as well. Would recommend.
Christmas Cocoa and Cruise is a must do in NYC
, Dec 2021
What a great way to celebrate the Christmas season! We had a blast. The views were amazing and the staff was super friendly and attentive. So glad we did this cruise!
Put this at the top of your list!
, Dec 2021
This is my absolute favorite thing to do for the holidays in NYC. It’s so festive and the views are incredible, especially when cruising past the Statue of Liberty.
Just Perfect
, Jan 2020
The talent of the musicians was amazing!!! I loved how they got the crowd involved in singing!!! My favorite part was how close the captain got us to the Statue of Liberty. He gave us plenty of time to admire her beauty and get pictures. The yacht was also very gorgeous!! This was the perfect to do to get us in the Christmas spirt when we arrived in NYC. I would most defiantly do this again and recommend for all ages.
, Dec 2019
Had such a fantastic time on the Cocoa and Carols cruise. Would definitely do it again but this time in the evening to see all the lights. Very festive.
Perfect even in the rain
, Dec 2019
What a lovely way to spend 90 minutes of your trip to NYC. The boat was a lovely surprise, beautiful varnished deck, glass canopy with edge to edge view of the skyline. Great band and lead singer and a good old christmas sing along. Good bunch of guests who really joined in. Terrific start to the night, then into the city for drinks!!

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