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NYC Ferry operated by City Experiences

NYC Ferry by Hornblower will further the Mayor’s goals of:


Providing affordable and convenient transit for communities with limited transportation options


Supporting growing neighborhoods


Increasing the resiliency and redundancy of our city’s transportation network.

For 35 years, Hornblower’s yachts and ferries have sailed past famed landmarks throughout North America. Hornblower is the parent company of City Experiences – serving cities throughout California and New York, offering a unique blend of the finest dining, dancing, and entertainment found on the water. In addition to dining cruises and classic, scenic, city, and wildlife tours, City Cruises also hosts holiday dining cruises and private charters for corporate, school, and family groups. Whether an intimate anniversary celebration, a wedding ceremony, a teambuilding event or a birthday bash, Hornblower’s professional event planners help clients navigate every detail.

Hornblower is also the parent company of Alcatraz City Cruises, the official National Park Service concessioner of transportation services to Alcatraz Island City Cruises; Statue City Cruises, the official National Park Service concessioner of transportation services to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island; and Niagara City Cruises, in partnership with The Niagara Parks Commission, an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Canadian Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.


Hornblower currently has several operations in New York City, employing over 450 crew members from the New York area on 18 unique vessels.

Dinner & Sightseeing

City Cruises operate out of Pier 40 and Pier 15 – offering an array of dinner and sightseeing cruises.

National Parks Service Provider

Statue City Cruises, the official National Park Service provider of tickets and tours, provides exclusive tours to Ellis Island and the Ellis Island Immigration Museum and the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island.

Ferry Transportation

Liberty Landing City Ferry offers fast affordable ferry transportation service between New York and New Jersey, servicing over 230,000 people per year.