New York Water Activities

These amazing water activities in New York will make your day unforgettable! Choose from underwater snorkeling adventures, paddleboard lessons, kayak tours, and so much more. Book now or buy an experience gift!

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  • NYC By Boat

    Experience unrivaled sightseeing and the very best things to do in NYC by boat!

    Virgin Experience Gifts's array of New York activities wouldn't be complete without making the most of the Big Apple's enticing waters, beautiful skylines and stunning ships. Both locals and visitors alike will delight in sightseeing in a whole new way!

    Take in spectacular views of famed Manhattan attractions, like the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Ellis Island and endless skyscrapers — all from aboard some of Manhattan's most impressive vessels. A unique selection of sailing events in New York City is your ticket to a most memorable afternoon or evening.

    If you're looking for fun things to do in NYC this weekend with family or friends, a comfortable float along the Hudson River is not to be missed! Dine, dance and delight in relaxing entertainment aboard a luxurious New York lunch cruise. Or stroll along the decks of a romantic dinner cruise with a special someone, admiring city lights as they twinkle to life across the harbor.

    For a truly unique New York activity, skim across tranquil waters on an authentic tall ship or classic schooner! Choose from outings that feature the likes of wine tasting, beer sampling, jazz music, sightseeing narrations, lobster or sushi dinners, or simply sailing into the New York sunset beside a favorite person.

    With H2O experience gifts in New York like these, it's easy to up the ante on any brunch, lunch, dinner, happy hour, date night or special occasion. And even easier to see why they're the most sough-after things to do in NYC by boat!