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New York Sightseeing Tour

Welcome to the fantastic city of New York! We’ve got you covered if you want an unforgettable sightseeing experience. 

Our top-rated New York sightseeing tour will show you the bright atmosphere and famous landmarks of the Big Apple. 

Immerse yourself in this renowned city’s rich history and evolving culture, from the Intrepid Museum to Statue of Liberty. 

Join us on a journey through the must-see sights, hidden gems, and stunning views that make New York an unforgettable destination.

Prepare for a spectacular exploration adventure and make lifelong memories in a city that never sleeps.

Here are our top New York sightseeing tours:

1. New York City: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

Explore the best of New York City on an open-top Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour. 

Admire popular landmarks like the Empire State, Times Square, and the Brooklyn Bridge. 

With this New York Sightseeing tour, enjoy real-time bus tracking and informative voice commentary. 

Choose from Classic, Classic + Cruise, or Best of NYC tours tickets. 

You can also Customize your trip by hopping off and exploring on foot. 

Explore popular attractions on the Downtown and Uptown loops, including the Flatiron District, Central Park, and more. 

Don’t miss out on this handy and immersive way to see the city’s colorful culture and magnificent sights.

Ticket Highlights:

  • Discover the best of New York from the top deck of an open-top sightseeing bus. 
  • Immerse yourself in the electrifying atmosphere of Midtown and Downtown Manhattan in one of the best New York City Tours.
  • Board on and off as you like to create your personalized city tour. 
  • Learn about the fascinating history and interesting facts with the audio commentary included. 
  • Utilize the free, one-hour bike rental to experience the rush of the streets.

What’s included?

  • Ticket for an open-top sightseeing bus. 
  • Live bus tracking is available with the free Big Bus app. 
  • Bike Rental deal – receive a 1-hour bike rental from any Unlimited Biking location (with the purchase of a 1-hour). 
  • A fun audio commentary is available (earbuds provided). 
  • Optional 90-minute Circle Line sightseeing cruise. 
  • If chosen, enter the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building.

Ticket Price:

The prices of this ticket are subject to the tour option selected.

These tour options and their prices are as follows:

  • 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Ticket on the Downtown Loop Only
Age of Visitors Ticket Prices
Adults (13 to 99 years)$ 54
Children (3 to 12 years)$ 45
  • 48-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Ticket on the Uptown & Downtown Loops
Age of Visitors Ticket Prices
Adults (13 to 99 years)$ 90
Children (3 to 12 years)$ 81
  • 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Ticket and Statue of Liberty Cruise
Age of Visitors Ticket Prices
Adults (13 to 99 years)$ 100
Children (3 to 12 years)$ 90
  • 24-Hour Ticket + Statue of Liberty + Empire State Building
Age of Visitors Ticket Prices
Adults (13 to 99 years)$ 109
Children (3 to 12 years)$ 99

Note: Children up to 3 years are admitted free of charge

Things to remember:

  • If a combo ticket is purchased, the attractions can be visited on a separate day, within three days of the bus tour. 
  • The bus tour must be completed first and on the scheduled date. 

Cancellation Policy:

  • 24-hour Cancellation Policy.

2. New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour
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Discover the best of New York City’s major sights on a guided tour that combines the Staten Island Ferry and bus service. 

Discover famous sites like Central Park, Rockefeller Centre, and the 9/11 Memorial. 

Then, board a one-way ferry for an exciting scenic tour that takes you past the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the breathtaking skyline with the historic Brooklyn Bridge.

Ticket Highlights:

  • Take a New York guided sightseeing tour to see the highlights of New York City. 
  • Hear interesting commentary about the history and people that shaped New York City. 
  • Take pictures of Ellis Island, Lady Liberty, and the city skyline while riding the Staten Island Ferry. 
  • Visit the 9/11 Memorial on the site of the former World Trade Centre.

What’s included?

  • Commentary from an expert local tour guide 
  • Transportation via Luxury Tour Bus 
  • Water Bottles on Buses 
  • The Staten Island Ferry

Ticket Price:

Depending on the tour option chosen, this ticket’s price may vary. 

These tour choices, along with prices, are listed below:

  • Glass Top Luxury Tour Bus
Age of Visitors Ticket Prices
Adults (13 to 99 years)$ 129
Children (3 to 12 years)$ 129
  • Closed Top Luxury Tour Bus
Age of VisitorsTicket Prices
Adults (13 to 99 years)$ 99
Children (3 to 12 years)$ 89

Note: Children up to 3 years are admitted free of charge.

Things to remember:

  • Not wheelchair friendly 
  • Due to cooler weather, convertible buses change from open-top to glass-top between October 15 and March 15. 
  • Stroller accessibility 
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy:

  • You’ll get a 100% refund if you cancel your trip at least 24 hours before it starts.
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours of the tour’s start time are not refundable.

3. NYC sightseeing tour Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

Explore the exciting past of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where immigrants entered the United States. 

This flexible trip lets you decide how long you want to spend at each attraction. 

Experience Battery Park’s old fortification, the Statue of Liberty, with a guided tour and admission to the museum, the grounds, and the Immigration Museum of Ellis Island. 

Immerse yourself in the stories of those who came through Ellis Island and make the most of your time at each stop in one of the best NYC sightseeing tours.

Ticket Highlights:

  • The all-inclusive New York tour package offers a guided tour of both Ellis Island and Liberty. 
  • Quicker options include a guide for Liberty only or an audio guide for both islands. 
  • Avoid purchasing tickets: round-trip boat tickets and museum entrance are included. 
  • Start your journey in Battery Park’s ancient Castle Clinton.

What’s included?

  • Ticket for a round-trip ferry between Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty 
  • Admission to the new Liberty Island Museum 
  • Entry to the Ellis Island Immigration Museum 
  • Skilled English-speaking guide

Ticket Price:

The price of this ticket is determined by the tour choice selected. 

Here are several tour options, along with their prices::

  • Comprehensive 4-Hour Tour
Age of VisitorsTicket Prices
Adults (13 to 99 years)$ 79
Children (3 to 12 years)$ 75
  • Express 2-Hour Tour
Age of Visitors Ticket Prices
Adults (13 to 99 years)$ 69
Children (3 to 12 years)$ 65
  • Essentials 30-Min Tour
Age of Visitors Ticket Prices
Adults (13 to 99 years)$ 44
Children (3 to 12 years)$ 39

Note: Children up to 3 years are admitted free of charge with a purchased adult ticket. 

Things to remember:

  • Confirmation will be given at the time of booking. 
  • Wheelchair friendly. 
  • Suitable for strollers 
  • Service animals are allowed. 
  • Please come 15 minutes before the trip begins. 
  • Food is available for purchase at the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and on the ferry.

Cancellation Policy:

  • You’ll get a 100% refund if you cancel your trip at least 24 hours before it starts.
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours of the tour’s start time are not refundable.
  • If it is rescheduled due to bad conditions, you will have the choice of an alternative date or a complete refund.

FAQs

1. What can I expect on the New York City sightseeing tour?

With our well crafted New York sightseeing tours, You will get to explore historic sites and active neighborhoods of NYC, immersing yourself in New York City’s rich history and growing culture.

2. What is included in the Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off sightseeing tour?

The ticket includes access to an open-top sightseeing bus, real-time bus tracking via the free Big Bus app, audio narration, and an optional 90-minute Circle Line sightseeing cruise.

3. How can I purchase tickets for the New York sightseeing tours?

You can buy NYC sightseeing tour tickets online. Book your tickets here.

4. What is the cancellation policy for sightseeing tours of NYC?

For most of NYC tightseeing tours, you will enjoy a 24-hour cancellation policy. 

However, the cancellation policy can change based on the choice of ticket. 

5. What attractions are included in the New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour?

On tour, as you travel along the Staten Island Ferry, you’ll see places like Central Park, Rockefeller Centre, the 9/11 Memorial, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the Brooklyn Bridge.

6. What is included in the NYC sightseeing tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island?

The ticket includes a round-trip ferry ride between Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, entry to the Liberty Island Museum and the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, and an experienced English-speaking guide.

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