Tall Ship Wavertree
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Visit the 130-year-old tall ship Wavertree with self-guided tours along a set route include access to the main deck and quarter deck. Learn how people worked and lived aboard a 19th century cargo sailing vessel, from the captain to the ship’s officers, cooks, and crew. Then visit the cargo hold and stand atop the viewing platform where you can take in the massive main cargo area. Pose for a photo at the ship’s wheel, and enjoy the view across New York Harbor. Some parts of the boat are only accessible via stairs.
Also take 30-minute guided free tours of 1908 lightship Ambrose, the very first lightship to guard the only shipping channel in and out of the ports of New York and New Jersey (1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm and 4:00 pm).
Stop by Pier 16 anytime to explore a free outdoor exhibition with historic photographs, prints, lithographs, and paintings celebrating the people of all backgrounds who lived and worked in the South Street Seaport Historic District.
Sat-Sun 11 am – 5 pm
+ holidays/school breaks
Ice skate in a free admission rink with spectacular views of the East River, the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline, under a new overheard light installation Aurora emulating the Northern lights.
Chase Sapphire Preferred and Reserve cardmembers have exclusive access to the Sapphire Cabin, a heated bungalow located rink-side with complimentary…More info