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Pier 83
Pier 83 New York City, NY 10036
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Dine before you go
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Food and drinks for purchase
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No food allowed
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Manny Lacayo
MIght want to bring a light jacket & comfortable shoes.
info Sep 19 2010 star this tip starred
Bring a light sweater/jacket and wear comfortable shoes.
info Sep 20 2010 star this tip starred
Bring snacks for the boat cruise, otherwise food at bear mountain was realy good
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Goldstar Member
Food and drinks expensive on boad - brinkging your own would be a good idea.
info Sep 20 2010 star this tip starred
On board they had a great deal of hot dog and beer for $9.
info Sep 20 2010 star this tip starred
LAYERS. it gets very windy/chilly when the boat is moving, even on a moderate day
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5 stars
attended Sep 18 2010

The ride up and down the Hudson on an late summer day was pleasant--the scenery was beautiful and the captain offered a lot of fun facts about different sites on the... continued

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11 reviews
35 stars
attended Sep 25 2010

This is a nice way to spend a day on a weekend. The boat ride was pleasant. Weather - gorgeous (that helped a lot). Octoberfest was a fine event, too. Good beer, good... continued

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3 stars
attended Sep 18 2010

This trip is what you make of it. We had a great time, but were totally prepared with snacks, wine, sweaters and cash. It's a great getaway with some pretty amazing... continued

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_Boarding begins at 8:30am, and the cruise departs at 9:00am.

The boat returns to Pier 83 at 5:30pm._

_There is a steep hillside trail leading to Oktoberfest.

Admission to Oktoberfest is free. Food, beverage and other items may be purchased on site. As per Circle Line policy, there is no outside food or beverage allowed on the boat._

About the Ticket Supplier: Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

Since 1945, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises has been entertaining passengers young and old with the world's most famous boat rides. Providing generations of visitors with magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline and interesting tidbits about the city and its surroundings, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises is a true New York institution and a "must-see" attraction while in town.

Whether it's the dog days of summer; a blooming springtime day; a crisp fall weekend or even a brisk early winters morning, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises has something to fit everyone's schedule.

Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises offers a wide variety of sailings for every age and is a great way to spend a morning, afternoon or weekend. During the cruise, passengers will enjoy a humorous, yet informative, tour given by professional guides.

Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises has hosted over 60 million passengers in New York City. Owned and operated by New York Cruise Lines, Inc., New York's oldest and largest provider of scheduled and chartered sightseeing and special function cruises.