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Ring in 2017 in style on one of these New Year’s Eve cruises

Annalise Mantz

There’s something deliciously extravagant about spending New Year’s Eve on the water. After all, what better place to sip champagne than on the deck of a ship? If you don’t own your own private yacht (yet), book a passage on one of these New Year’s Eve cruises around New York Harbor. There’s no better view of the fireworks at midnight!

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise
Put on your dancing shoes—you’re going to want to get down to the live DJ after you grab a few drinks from the open bar on this three-hour harbor cruise. Just don’t forget the real attraction: the spectacular views of fireworks bursting above the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and other Gotham landmarks. $150 per person

New Year’s Eve Cruise With Buffet Dinner
No need to party on an empty stomach. This harbor cruise includes a full Italian buffet, so you can chow down on chicken parmigiana and pasta al pomodoro before you pop the bubbly. Dont overdo it on dinner, though, or you won’t be able to break it down on the dance floor. $185 per person

New Year’s Eve Manhattan Fireworks Cruise
With both a premium buffet and top-shelf open bar, this East River cruise hits it out of the park on both food and drinks. You’ll head south toward the Brooklyn Bridge, then circle the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island before getting in prime pyrotechnics-viewing position. $306 per person

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise With Lobster Dinner
Used to the finer things in life? Board this mega-yacht for a lobster and seafood buffet dinner before taking in the fireworks show. It’s a ritzy experience that’s bound to please even the snobbiest partygoer. $361 per person

VIP: Exclusive NYC New Year’s Eve Luxury Dinner Cruise
You’ll leave the crowds behind when you board the yacht Atlantica—tickets are limited to just 200 people. This exclusive experience features hors d'oeuvres, a three-course meal, cocktails from the open bar, dancing and an open-air deck. $437 per person

New York’s Nautical New Year’s Eve Gala
If three courses aren’t enough, upgrade to this five-course dinner cruise. This isn’t your average buffet either—it’s a classy affair, with waiters to serve your meal and keep you drinks constantly refilled. $442 per person

New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise in New York
You’ve got to get all gussied up for this elegant cruise. Anyone whose attire doesn't fit the operator's smart dress code won’t be allowed on board. The evening includes an open bar, a five-course meal, dancing and front-row seats to the fireworks show at the Statue of Liberty. $507 per person

Premier New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise
Champagne, dancing, fireworks—it all sounds pretty romantic. Treat a special someone to this swanky cruise, featuring a six-course dinner complete with specialty wine pairings, an open bar and live entertainment. The price tag might seem a bit steep, but you won’t forget this New Year’s Eve anytime soon. $817 per person

Better book your tickets now—these cruises are sure to sell out quickly! 


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