Fall Foliage Cruise in NYC on Manhattan II | Classic Harbor Line
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Afternoon NYC Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise Aboard Manhattan II
Duration: 2 hrs
Location: Chelsea Piers, Pier 62 (W. 22nd St.) New York, NY 10011
Cost: $124 - $142

Key Points on this Fall Foliage Cruise in NYC

  • Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise runs for 2 hours.
  • NYC Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise is $124 – $142 Adult | $72 Children ages 3-14 |$18 Infants ages 2 and under.
  • Offered aboard the yacht Manhattan II.
  • Cruise up the Hudson River to see the magical fall foliage of the Palisades during autumn in NYC.
  • Includes one complimentary drink (beer, wine, champagne, or soft drink) Additional beverages are available for purchase by credit card only.
  • Special fall-themed cocktails are available.
  • The lightly narrated tour of this fall foliage cruise provides a captivating experience for passengers.
  • Climate-controlled, MERV 13-filtered, indoor and outdoor seating available.
  • Seating is often assigned based on the volume of guests (if you are purchasing tickets separately from other members of your party, please use the “Seating Request” field while booking to indicate who you would like to be seated with).
  • A delightful, fall-themed prix fixe menu is served at your private table.
On this fall foliage cruise in NYC, you’ll admire the Palisades of the Hudson River through the skylights of our yachts heated and enclosed observatory, or while catching the breeze on her bow. On our fall foliage cruises, you observe New York's most dramatic natural wonders and dazzling colors as the seasons change. This is a spectacular season for cruising the Hudson River during autumn, north of NYC, and will be a true delight for you and your guests.

Step aboard the luxury yacht Manhattan II — our cozy, elegant, 1920s-style yacht — as we travel northbound on the Hudson River in style!

Join us on this fall foliage cruise in NYC, out of the busy city of Manhattan north on the tree-lined, scenic Hudson River.

This cruise often sells out. If it is unavailable on the date you seek, consider our Fall Foliage Sails aboard Adirondack or our Fall Foliage cruises on Yacht Kingston or Yacht Full Moon!

Highlights on this fall foliage cruise in NYC


  • The beautiful Upper West Side of Manhattan
  • The majestic George Washington Bridge
  • The dazzling leaves of fall in NYC
  • Hudson River Valley up to within view of Tappan Zee Bridge
  • Palisades Park – one of New York’s most dramatic geological features and riverside features
  • Complimentary fare included. A spectacular and delightful fall-themed prix fixe menu will be served at your private table! We include one A complimentary beer, wine, soda, juice, coffee, tea, or champagne. Additional beverages and mixed drinks are available for purchase from the bar. (Your first fall-themed cocktail is half-price!)

Fall Luncheon Menu


  • Choices of 2 soups will change weekly and then rotate: Pasta Fagioli, Spiced Roasted Butternut Squash, Broccoli Cheddar, Crab Bisque, Shrimp Potato, Loaded Cauliflower Topped with Prosciutto & Manchego, White Bean, Split Peas, /Gazpacho Topped with Freshly made Focaccia Croutons, Roasted Chicken Noodle, Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Soup
    Tomato Basil, Creamy Potato and Leek,
    Creamy Spinach
  • Fall Salad: Mix Greens, Roasted Pumpkin, Dry Cherries, Pepitas, Candied Walnuts, Goat Cheese Crumbled with Berry Maple Vinaigrette
  • Assorted Tea Sandwiches: Smoked Salmon,
    Prosciutto and Cucumber, Cheese and roasted peppers, Tomato and Mozzarella, Artichoke and Feta, Beets, Ricotta and Avocado (veg), Zucchini subs Bites (gluten-free) (Every weekend will only be serving 3 different types of sandwiches, flavors will vary)
  • Dessert: Gourmet Cookies

What is Not Included?

Not Included

  • Gratuity is not included; however, if you purchased the ‘Groups of 10’ or more ticket type, a 10% gratuity is automatically applied. If you purchase 8 or more individual tickets separately, we will contact you to arrange an advance payment of a 15% Group Gratuity.
  • Peak fall foliage is not guaranteed. We have seen fall colors at their peak as early as mid-October and as late as early December along the waterfront in the Palisades of New Jersey (the prime destination of our fall foliage excursions). We will not honor refunds for ‘lack of color.’ Cruising on the Hudson River, north by the Palisades, is a unique and interesting route and is the declared value of this excursion.

Are you a Group of 17 or more?

Call us directly at 212-627-1825

Meeting Location

Chelsea Piers (Pier 62) – W. 22nd and Hudson River (Manhattan, NY)

(Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)


General FAQs about all our excursions.


  • Aunt and Uncle’s Day Out aboard Manhattan II
    My husband and I had a wonderful time on the Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise. We were in town visiting our niece. The yacht was elegant, the staff was friendly, and the food was delicious. We especially enjoyed the maple vinaigrette salad and the tea sandwiches. The fall foliage was stunning, and we even spotted a few bald eagles! This cruise is perfect for a leisurely day out with loved ones.Our niece said she’s definitely going to come back with friends soon!

    – happy customer

  • This cruise is a relaxing escape from the city
    As a busy professional, I needed a break from the hustle and bustle of NYC. And decided to take a long lunch haha! The Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise was exactly what I needed. The yacht was luxurious, the lunch was delectable, and the views were mesmerizing. I particularly enjoyed the peacefulness of the river and the fresh air. I felt ready to get back to work by the end…well almost!

    – happy customer

  • Romantic Date with a View on the Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise
    My partner and I celebrated our anniversary on the Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise, and it was perfect. The views of the Hudson River were stunning, especially with the fall colors. The food was delicious, and the atmosphere was romantic. We enjoyed sipping our complimentary drinks while taking in the scenery. This cruise is ideal!

    – happy customer

  • Family Fun Amidst Fall Splendor
    Our family, including our two young children, had an unforgettable time aboard the Manhattan II. The fall foliage was breathtaking, and the kids were thrilled to spot the occasional river wildlife. The lunch was delicious, especially the pumpkin soup and maple vinaigrette salad. The staff was attentive and made sure everyone, including the kids, had a great time. We highly recommend this cruise for families looking for a unique autumn adventure.

    – happy customer


Refund/Rescheduling Policy
Bookings of 1 to 9 guests have the option to reschedule or convert to a gift certificate up until 24 hours prior to departure. 10 to 16 must notify us 1 week in advance to reschedule or convert to gift certificate credit. 17 or more must notify us 2 weeks in advance to reschedule or convert to gift certificate credit. Requests for cancellation, rescheduling or conversion to gift credit must be sent by email to [email protected]. *Unique cancellation terms can be offered upon request. Please call 212-627-1825, option 4.

Other Policies
The activity takes place rain or shine but within reason. Activities runs regardless of weather conditions. In the rare situation where the seller is forced to cancel the event, ticket holders will be allowed to reschedule to another time (subject to availability), receive credit for a future event, or receive a refund.

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