Tours and Excursions: Circle Line operates the Statue of Liberty ferry and offers several entertaining sightseeing tours. Harbor cruises aboard the historic Miss New York depart from Battery Park and provide an overview of some of New York City's best-known sights. A similar tour is available aboard the modern Zephyr, a three-deck catamaran that transports you in style. Alternatively, step aboard the Shark to enjoy a lively 30-minute speedboat tour. Both the Zephyr and the Shark depart from Pier 16 at South Street Seaport. All tours are narrated; tickets can be reserved in advance by calling 212-269-5755.