New York Cruise Lines operates one of the most famous boat rides in the world, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, as well as its sister fleets North River Lobster Company, World Yacht Dinner Cruises, and the BEAST Speedboat Ride - all at the foot of W 42nd Street in the heart of midtown Manhattan.

Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

With boats specifically designed to let you see as much as possible in any weather, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises has hosted over 60 million passengers since opening in 1945. We like to think that we’ve perfected the fine art of the New York City tour. Go to ›

North River Lobster Company

North River Lobster Company is NYC's first casual, fresh, three-floor floating lobster shack designed for quick lobster lunches, happy hour drinks, sunset dinners and incredible views of the Midtown skyline on short cruises out onto the Hudson up to seven times per day. 
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World Yacht Dinner Cruises

World Yacht is NYC's premiere dining destination on the Hudson River. With two stunning vessels elegantly appointed, World Yacht is the ideal venue for romantic dinners, group outings, and corporate and social events. Go to › 


The BEAST Speedboat Ride


When it was unleashed in the summer 2011 season, the new BEAST Speedboat Ride was New York's only jet powered thrill-ride speedboat attraction. Equipped with 1400 BHP-horsepower with 2 ZF 3000 marine gears and powered by two Hamilton Jets, the new BEAST rockets through the water with the ability to reach up to a heart-pounding speed of 40 knots (about 45 mph). Go to ›

New York Cruises Lines has been around for 70 years. That's a long time. Here's a brief overview.