Freedom Liberty Tour

Freedom Liberty Tour

Experience NYC's Newest Boat Tour!

Big City Tourism introduces the best boat tour of Manhattan’s must-see sights from the water.


The Freedom Liberty Tour departs from Midtown Pier 78. You will cruise the Hudson & East Rivers and New York Bay with the breathtaking Manhattan skyline. Top sites on the tour are the Freedom Tower, Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Governor’s Island, and the Brooklyn Bridge.


The Franklin D. Roosevelt is making its inaugural run in the summer of 2022. The impressive 109 ft long Catamaran holds 500 people. The top deck seating has unobstructed views and the comfortable cabin deck has large windows that open. The boat is operated with a NY Waterway Captain & Crew. NY Waterway has been the premiere ferry operator on the Hudson River for more than 35 years.

Big City Tourism is totally responsible for the sales, marketing and running of the Freedom Liberty Hop-on, Hop-off Tour. NY Waterway maintains and operates the ferry and is not involved with the tour company or operation.