Shore Excursion Details

Downtown Manhattan & The 9/11 Memorial

New York, New York

Downtown Manhattan & The 9/11 Memorial

DETAILS

  • 4 hours

Beginning in Midtown, your guide will meet you at the Cruise Terminal and you will take you for a short walk (10 minutes) along the Hudson River to Pier 79 where you will board one of the Water Taxis. The 40 minute cruise will come with tour guide commentary (in English) of The City, NY Harbor and an up close view of the Statue of Liberty.


Getting off at Battery Park on the Southern tip of Manhattan, your tour guide will lead you on a walking tour of lower Manhattan / Financial district. As you walk toward the World Trade Centre you will see many iconic places of the area such as the Wall Street Bull, the NY Stock Exchange, Wall Street and Trinity Church.


The 9/11 Memorial consists of two massive pools set within the original footprints of the Twin Towers with 30-foot waterfalls cascading down their sides. The names of the 2,982 men, women and children killed in the attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993 are inscribed in bronze on parapets around the edges of the Waterfalls. There will be approx. an hour to view and contemplate the 9/11 Memorial, and view NY`s tallest building, One World Trade.


After the visit, your guide will take you for a short walk to board a coach which will take you back to the Pier.


Need to Know:

Note: This tour includes over 2-hours of moderate to strenuous walking, plus any additional walking at the guests' discretion during the visit at the 9/11 Memorial. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests or those with mobility concerns. Weather appropriate clothing including a light jacket or sweater; sun glasses; and flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. The water taxi has both an open top deck and enclosed lower deck.

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours

Activity Level:

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Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.
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