35 Years. 10 Cities. 70+ Yachts

Hornblower Classic Cable Cars is one of the newest ventures for Hornblower the company that opened its marine operation 35 years ago. Hornblower Cruises and Events has been treating guests to unparalleled experiences on the water from the west coast to the east coast operating more than 70 modern and classic vessels in over 10 cities. Hornblower operates Statue Cruises in New York, Alcatraz Cruises in San Francisco Bay area, and Hornblower Niagara Cruises in Niagara Falls, Canada.

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Hornblower’s 35 distinctive yachts pass by famed landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Diego skyline and the glittering coastal landscapes of Los Angeles. One of the most recognized dining and charter cruise companies, Hornblower Cruises and Events is located in the following locations: New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; San Diego, CA; Sacramento, CA; Berkeley, CA; Marina del Ray, CA; Newport Beach, CA; and Long Beach, CA. Available for custom charters and events, guests have chosen the Hornblower for weddings, corporate outings, gala events and family vacations for over 35 years.

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Alcatraz Cruises

Hornblower Alcatraz Cruises

In 2006, Alcatraz Cruises began operating the U.S. National Park Service concession for the exclusive operation of boat tours to the infamous Alcatraz Island, California. Today, Alcatraz Cruises provides ticketing and transportation to more than 1.5 million visitors to the island each year. Each excursion is accompanied by an award-winning audio tour of the cell house and a dramatic retelling of the most infamous Alcatraz inhabitants.

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Statue cruises

Hornblower Statue Cruises

Shortly after the launch of Alcatraz Cruises, Hornblower was awarded a second U.S. National Park Service award and took over ferry service to the Statue of Liberty National Monument & Ellis Island Memorial Museum in New York. Visitors here are offered the once-in-a-lifetime experience of traveling back in time to experience Ellis Island just as millions of Americans did so long ago.

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Niagara cruises

Hornblower Niagara Cruises

In 2012, Hornblower Niagara Cruises won a highly competitive bidding process and was awarded a contract by the Niagara Parks Commission for exclusive boat tours in the infamous Niagara Gorge. Hornblower’s newest subsidiary offers a whole new way to experience the iconic wonder of Niagara Falls. Guests cruise aboard all-new, state-of-the-art catamarans with 360 degree tiered decks for unobstructed views of Niagara Falls.

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NYC Ferry

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is working with the Office of Mayor de Blasio to launch NYC Ferry. The Hornblower Company has been selected as the operator of the NYC Ferry. The service will consist of five new ferry routes in addition to the existing East River Ferry Service, all charging a fare of $2.75 and allowing transfers between routes

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