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Spirit of New York Gospel Lunch Cruise

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ChildChild age: 3-12 years. Under 3 ride free.

No Hidden Costs! Our low price includes all taxes and fees.

Spirit of New York Gospel Lunch Cruise Let the Spirit move you on the Spirit of New York Gospel Lunch Cruise! For a positively inspiring experience, you will enjoy a live gospel performance by a contemporary choir while you dine on a delicious lunch buffet and cruise the Hudson River.


  • Grand buffet
  • Breathtaking views of New York from the Hudson River
  • Live Gospel Choir
  • An amazing wait staff
  • All included for one price
The Best Sights of New York are from the water!

The Spirit of New York Gospel Lunch Cruise will deliver all of New York Harbor to your tableside, while raising your spirit with live Gospel renditions for the soul. No other venue in New York will show you the city like this.

You will cruise the Hudson and East Rivers past the skyscrapers of Manhattan including the Empire State Building. You will see the Intrepid Sea-Air Space Museum, the Brooklyn Bridge, the site of the World Trade Center, Battery Park City, South Street Seaport, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, Governors Island, Ellis Island and the Colgate Clock. Of course, the highlight of the Spirit of New York Gospel Lunch Cruise is the Statue of Liberty, one of the most celebrated landmarks in the world.

The three-deck, 600-passenger Spirit of New York is spaciously designed with climate-controlled interior decks, outdoor strolling decks at the bow and stern, and the largest outdoor patio decks on New York Harbor. Amenities include full service bars, dance floors (or staging areas), spacious bathrooms, flexible seating arrangements and huge, panoramic windows.

For your next special occasion or just a unique way to get out on the water in New York, make your reservations today, get your eTickets and come aboard the Spirit of New York Gospel Lunch Cruise! Revive your Mind, Soul and Body, come back refreshed and relaxed.
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Spirit of New York Gospel Lunch Cruise

Operating Times:

Operates on Select Saturday dates only. Please see calendar on reservation page for available dates or check Schedule on previou page.

CRUISE TIMES: Boards: 11:30 am - Cruise: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.
Boarding and departure times are subject to change. Please call or email Spirit of New York to reconfirm departure times. E-Ticket will have details.

Reservation Notes:

Reservations are required. E-Ticket will contain complete details regarding this tour.


2-3 hours

Booth Location:

Chelsea Piers, Pier 61, West 23rd St New York, New York 10011 Tickets can be picked up at the dock, up to one hour prior to boarding, on the day of the cruise. The credit card used for purchase and photo ID will be required.

Nearest Intersection:

West 23 St. and FDR Dr.


Chelsea Piers in Manhattan, there is ample paid parking available just steps away from ship. It is a covered lot with security. Prices vary depending on the amount of time you are parked. North River Property parking fee is around $42.00 for 4 hours.

Age Requirements:

Child age: 3-12 years. Under 3 ride free.


Reservations are required at least 72 hours in advance of desired tour * Your cell phone will work on the cruise. For the comfort of other guests, we ask that cell phone conversations be held on the outside decks * Smoking is allowed on the outside decks only * Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, camera and your appetite There are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final. We cruise rain or shine all year long. In the rare event the Coast Guard prohibits cruising because of weather, we will contact you to make other arrangements. Seasickness. Will I get seasick? It's unlikely. The ships operate in New York Harbor, on the Hudson River and the East River, which are all very calm bodies of water. What's more, our ships are large and very stable, so in most cases, you can hardly tell that they're moving Both the Spirit of New York and the Spirit of New Jersey feature cruise style seating. While we do offer tables for two, the majority of our tables accommodate four to eight people, and guests are sometimes seated with other parties in the tradition of ocean-going cruises All interior areas of our ship are non-smoking areas. Passengers who smoke may do so on the outdoor observation decks. Absolutely. Our ships are fully enclosed and climate-controlled for your comfort. We sail rain or shine year round. Our cruises feature all-you-can-eat lunch and dinner buffets with delicious choices prepared on board by our executive chefs and their galley staffs. With advance notice, we can accommodate requests for kosher meals, and we can arrange special meals for guests with allergies. Other specialty menus are available for deck or full-ship charters. Yes, both the Spirit of New York and the Spirit of New Jersey can accommodate wheelchairs for boarding. Both ships also provide handicap restrooms on the second deck. Please notify us of any special-assistance members in your party prior to the cruise so we can provide the appropriate assistance upon arrival. These cruises are more relaxed and casual attire is fine

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