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New York Bear Mountain Cruise and Fall Foliage Sightseeing Tour

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Go on a cruise up the Hudson River to Bear Mt.

Cruise up from New York City along the Hudson River to Bear Mountain and enjoy amazing autumnal sights! Come aboard an Oktoberfest-themed cruise with food and beer specials that'll transport you to Munich for a German gastronomical experience.

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Discover the beauty of NYC during the fall on this 2.5-hour cruise up the Hudson River to Bear Mountain! Featuring great autumnal sights and an onboard Oktoberfest presented by Warsteiner, enjoy German food and beer specials plus some good ol’ oom-pah music. Upon arrival, hop off the boat and enjoy some of the park’s 50+ hiking and biking trails. You can also paddle around the lake, visit the Bear Mountain Zoo, have brunch at The Bear Mountain Inn (reservations recommended!) and take in the general splendor of nature and fall weather.
Please Note: This activity operates Saturdays and Sundays from September 26th to November 7th, and on Columbus Day, Monday, October 12th.
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 70.00
USD 70.00
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 57.00
USD 57.00
Infant (Age 0-2)
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 70.00
USD 70.00
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 57.00
USD 57.00
Infant (Age 0-2)
  • Duration: 9 - 10 hour(s)
  • Available: Weekend
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Cruise fee / Entertainment (Live German Oom-pah & Polka bands) / Bear Mountain landing / Guide / Free onboard WiFi
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 08:15 Check-in at Pier 83
  • 09:00 Cruise & Oktoberfest Celebration (2.5 hrs)
    USA_new-york_bear-mountain_food Dance to the sounds of the polka band and dig into delicious local delights such as Pork Schnitzel, Bavarian Pretzels, and a German Feast Plate with bratwurst, sauerkraut, and German potato salad. These meals are available for purchase.
  • 11:30 Free Time at Bear Mountain (3 hrs)
    USA_new-york_Bear-Mountain-Hudson-River Enjoy over 50 acres of hiking and biking trails, paddle around the lake, visit the Bear Mountain Zoo and a slew of other fun activities.
  • Cruise back to Pier 83
  • 17:00-18:00 Check-out at Pier 83
    • Please be aware that there is a steep hill leading from the dock at Bear Mountain to the main park area. This hill may be difficult for some people to climb, including those with difficulty walking or in wheelchairs.
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Printed VELTRA voucher
Additional Note(s)
    • Circle Line Skyline Navigator App offers Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Mandarin Chinese audio narration.
    • Drinks and meals are available for purchase.
    • There are designated smoking areas aboard the cruise. Please be guided accordingly.
    • A valid government-issued photo ID is required to consume alcohol.
    • Reservations may be canceled if participants do not comply with the check-in procedures by check-in deadline. If the participants have not checked in 10 minutes before departure time, the activity provider may release confirmed group reservations.
    • This activity operates regardless of weather.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
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How close will the boat get to the Statue of Liberty?
  • Depending on water conditions, the boat will normally cruise within 100 feet of the Statue Liberty. Perfect for photo taking opportunities!
What time do I need to board the cruise?
  • Boarding begins a 30 minutes prior to departure. To ensure you get on the cruise at the time you are interested in, please arrive one hour to 45 minutes prior to departure to allow yourself enough time to obtain boarding passes from the box office and to find seating on the cruise.
Are food and drinks available for puchase on my cruise?
  • Standard concession items include hot dogs, pretzels, nachos, an assortment of fresh sandwiches and salads, assorted breakfast items (during morning cruises), coffee/tea/soda and full bar.
Do I need to attend the tour on the date I booked online?
  • You will need to pick a day you intend to join this tour to complete your online purchase. However, you will still need to redeem your voucher upon arrival, when you will be given a specified time for your tour. Prior to redemption, vouchers are valid for redemption up to one year from the time of purchase.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

USD 70.00
USD 70.00

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points

Pick-up Not available
Duration 9 - 10 hour(s)
Availability Weekend
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