New York City: UK Alumni Harbor Lights Cruise on the Circle Line

By popular request following April's successful joint alumni mixer, come join your fellow LSE alumni and those from other UK schools including Oxford, Cambridge and Kings College London for this harbor cruise.

Join fellow UK Alumni on a 2-hour sunset cruise that provides remarkable views of the New York City skyline as the ship sails down the Hudson, cruises around the Battery, up the East River and back to the 42nd Street Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises pier. As passengers enjoy the landmark backdrop, colorful commentary from expert NYC tour guides punctuates the experience.

Date: Saturday June 9th, 2012 from 7:00 until 9:00pm

Location:  Pier 83, West 42nd Street & 12th Avenue

Cost: $30 per person  

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We need to get a final headcount on Thursday so the ticket purchase deadline is May 31st. Space is limited. Anyone wishing to attend after that date can purchase tickets at full fare directly from Circle Line, if available.

For questions, email:


Directions to Pier 83
(212) 563-3200

Take the 1, 2, 3, 7, 9, A, C, E, N, Q or R train to Times Square 42nd Street; train B, D, F to 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, or 4, 5, 6 train to 42nd Street Grand Central Station. Follow directions below for bus.

From 42nd Street take the M42 "Crosstown 42nd Street Pier" bus directly to the Circle Line Pier, or take the M42 "Crosstown Javits Center" bus to the 11th Avenue stop and walk one block west. From 49th Street take the M50 "Crosstown 42nd Street Pier" bus directly to the Circle Line pier.


From George Washington Bridge, Westchester or Connecticut:
Take the Henry Hudson Parkway (Route 9A), go south to West 43rd Street. Make a right at 43rd Street to Pier 83.

From Lincoln Tunnel, New Jersey:
Upon exiting the tunnel, follow uptown signs on Dyer Avenue to the 3rd light. Turn left onto 42nd Street. Turn right on 11th Avenue and turn left on 43rd Street. Go straight on 43rd Street to Pier 83.

From Midtown Tunnel, Queens and Long Island:
Take 2nd Avenue downtown to 34th Street. Right on 34th Street to 10th Avenue. Go right on 10th Avenue and left on 43rd Street. Go straight on 43rd Street to Pier 83.

Parking is available on Pier 83.
$35 all day on Saturday and Sunday.

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