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Empire State Building + CitySightseeing New York® Hop-on Hop-off Ferry Tour

Adults
$81.00 $49.00
Children
$64.00 $44.00

Save 39% vs. regular box office prices!  

Package includes: 
• CitySightseeing Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry tour with 2 hop-off points in Manhattan.
• Admission to Empire State Building Observatory!
 

Our unique tour package combines New York City sightseeing from the land and the water for the ultimate sightseeing experience. On your fully-narrated harbor cruise and tour of New York’s famed waterways, take in stunning views of the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, South Street Seaport and many more iconic attractions. Hop-off locations at Pier 78 (get off here for Empire State Building!), and the World Financial Center make getting around easy and stress-free. 

Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, the Empire State Building experience is much more than just a view. Visit the Big Apple’s most iconic 360-degree open-air observation deck with this package. Embark on a journey atop the Empire State Building’s 86th Floor Observatory Deck, where you will experience a newly restored Art Deco lobby and murals, the historical Dare to Dream exhibit, and Sustainability Exhibit. Feel the heart of NYC from the top, as you are surrounded by panoramic views of the majestic New York skyline and the bustling streets below. On clear days, you can see up to 5 states from the open-air promenade!  

Package Highlights
• Admission to the Empire State Building, including the newly renovated art-deco lobby, the sustainability and historical exhibits, and our free self-guided multimedia tour.
• Relaxing harbor cruise with views of the Statue of Liberty & Manhattan skyline
• Explore New York City with ease from your Hop-on, Hop-Off Ferry tour
• Cruise narrated by professional tour guide 

Sightseeing Cruises

Ferry Departure Location & Times
2019 Schedule:
Pier 78 - 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm
World Financial Center - 10:20am, 11:50am, 1:20pm, 2:50pm, 4:20pm

Empire State Building Location
20 West 34th Street, New York, New York, 10001

Empire State Building Hours
8:00AM - 2:00AM (last elevator at 1:15AM)

Observation Deck
Recorded narration available in these languages:
Engish

Departure Location

5th Avenue & West 34th Street , New York, New York, 10016 ‎

Departure Time

Departs: 08:00 am - 2:00 am

Instant Delivery & Mobile Ticketing – Buy it Now, Use it Now! – Simply show the ticket on your mobile phone at the gate for admission (or print if you prefer).


Discover New York City from 1,050 feet above the bustling urban jungle at the city’s most iconic attraction: The Empire State Building! If you’re looking for a truly “New York” experience you can’t get anywhere else, this is the place!

Want to add a tour of the city to your ticket? Select the Empire State Building + Downtown Tour ticket option to add the Downtown Manhattan bus tour pass to your itinerary. You’ll have 24 hours (spanning TWO calendar days) to explore neighborhoods like Times Square, SoHo, Greenwich Village and Chinatown from a hop on hop off double decker bus. Hop off at any of the 21 convenient stops (including two stops right by the Empire State Building) along the way to grab lunch, visit a museum, or simply stroll around and people watch. Then hop back on the bus when you’re ready to continue the tour.

From the 86th floor Observatory that wraps around the building’s towering spire, you’ll have an unbeatable bird’s eye view of the beautiful NYC skyline and the city’s most notable attractions. You’ll see the Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square, the East and Hudson Rivers, and even the Statue of Liberty! On clear days, you can see far beyond the city limits! And thanks to the included self-guided multimedia tour, you’ll always know exactly what you’re seeing. You can even get a closer look by using the high-powered binoculars on site!

But the world-class views aren’t all this quintessential attraction has to offer. The grandiose lobby was recently renovated to the original 1930 Art Deco design and now features 24-karat gold ceiling murals! Continue onward to find two exhibits, Dare to Dream and the Sustainability Exhibit, that capture the rich history and meticulous design of the official historic landmark.

Highlights:
• Panoramic views of the city skyline from 1,050 feet above street level!
• See up to 80 miles away – and 5 states – from the open air promenades!
• Climate-controlled indoor viewing galleries offer a comfortable viewing environment, whatever the weather!
• Newly-renovated Art-Deco lobby and 2 state-of-the-art exhibits.
• Self-guided multimedia tour tells you what you’re seeing from every vantage point!

On-Site Upgrades:

102nd Floor Observatory: Take a ride in the manually operated Otis elevator to the uppermost observation deck! Here you’ll have the most spectacular views of the city and beyond. Upgrade at the Observatory ticket office on the 2nd floor or at the 86th floor kiosk.

Express Pass: See an official Empire State Building employee to purchase an Express Pass and skip to the front of every line, saving lots of time!

Multi-Media tour app: The free Official Empire State Building Observatory Experience App is available on the App Store and Google Play. It includes an audio visual tour guide detailing the building’s construction, sustainability, and views; as well as quizzes, videos and an image gallery. The App is available in English, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, and German.

Please note: Street sales agents outside of the building are not employed by the Empire State Building Observatory and are not authorized to sell Express upgrades.

Visitor Tips:
• Observatory is open until 2:00am daily so you can see the twinkling cityscape lit up against the night sky!
• Enjoy live music on most Thursday-Saturday evenings after 9:00 pm.
• State Grill and Bar serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in the lobby. No food or beverages are served on the upper levels.
• Average visit time is 1-2 hours.
• For more space in the viewing galleries and a shorter wait, visit between 8:00 am and 11:00 am or after 10:00 pm.
• Last elevator at 1:15AM

Dining:
• State Grill and Bar: sophisticated American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
• Heartland Brewery, Europa Cafe, Chipotle, Starbucks

Accessibility:
The Empire State Building is fully ADA compliant. The 86th Floor Observatory deck has handicapped restrooms, ramps, and lowered viewing walls and binoculars. Service dogs are allowed throughout the building. Motorized and non-motorized wheelchairs are permitted.


Guided Tour Sightseeing Cruises

Tour Length

90 Minutes

Hop-On-Hop-Off
Departure Time

Departs: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Every 25-30 minutes)

90-minute sightseeing cruise with 2 hop-off locations in Manhattan.

There’s no better way to see New York City’s stunning skyline than from the water! Climb aboard the CitySightseeing Ferry for an adventure filled with opportunities to see iconic landmarks and explore top attractions.

This fully-narrated harbor cruise is led by a professional guide who is eager to share classic New York experiences with you! You’ll stop in front of the Statue of Liberty, sail under the Brooklyn Bridge and have plenty of time to snap photos of the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, the South Street Seaport, and the Manhattan skyline in all its glory.

Your exploration can continue on land at 2 hop-off locations: Pier 78, and World Financial Center. At Pier 78 in Midtown Manhattan, discover the wonder of Times Square and the Theater District.

For a unique and memorable tour of the Big Apple, book your CitySightseeing Ferry Tour today!

Highlights:
• Incredible views of the Manhattan skyline, including landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and One World Trade Center.
• Live tour guide.
• Climate-controlled interiors and comfortable outdoor decks.
• Connections to and from CitySightseeing New York® double-decker bus tours (with bus ticket).

Hop-on, hop-off access at 2 locations:
- Pier 78 – Midtown Manhattan, Theater District, Times Square, Restaurant Row, Hudson River Greenway Park
- World Financial Center – One World Trade Center, Century 21, City Hall

*Ticket valid for the date purchased or date redeemed.

*Please note that hop-on/hop-off sightseeing ferry privileges not valid for groups of 10 or more.


2019 Schedule:
Pier 78 - 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
World Financial Center - 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm

Empire State Building + CitySightseeing New York® Hop-on Hop-off Ferry Tour

Save 39% vs. regular box office prices!  

Package includes: 
• CitySightseeing Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry tour with 2 hop-off points in Manhattan.
• Admission to Empire State Building Observatory!
 

Our unique tour package combines New York City sightseeing from the land and the water for the ultimate sightseeing experience. On your fully-narrated harbor cruise and tour of New York’s famed waterways, take in stunning views of the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, South Street Seaport and many more iconic attractions. Hop-off locations at Pier 78 (get off here for Empire State Building!), and the World Financial Center make getting around easy and stress-free. 

Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, the Empire State Building experience is much more than just a view. Visit the Big Apple’s most iconic 360-degree open-air observation deck with this package. Embark on a journey atop the Empire State Building’s 86th Floor Observatory Deck, where you will experience a newly restored Art Deco lobby and murals, the historical Dare to Dream exhibit, and Sustainability Exhibit. Feel the heart of NYC from the top, as you are surrounded by panoramic views of the majestic New York skyline and the bustling streets below. On clear days, you can see up to 5 states from the open-air promenade!  

Package Highlights
• Admission to the Empire State Building, including the newly renovated art-deco lobby, the sustainability and historical exhibits, and our free self-guided multimedia tour.
• Relaxing harbor cruise with views of the Statue of Liberty & Manhattan skyline
• Explore New York City with ease from your Hop-on, Hop-Off Ferry tour
• Cruise narrated by professional tour guide 

Gray Line New York
$44.00$49.00