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New York City Hop-on Hop-off Tour and Harbor Cruise provided by City Sightseeing New York

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New York City Hop-on Hop-off Tour and Harbor Cruise

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Create your own pace and itinerary on this hop-on hop-off bus tour with cruise option. Your ticket is valid for 48 hours and includes more than 40 stops in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Choose to add three additional ferry stops in New York Harbor. Admission to the Museum of the City of New York is included. This tour allows you to see the NYC streets as you travel by double-decker bus.
  • Build a custom 48-hour itinerary from more than 40 bus and ferry stops
  • Tour Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the New York Harbor at your own speed
  • Get complimentary admission to Museum of the City of New York
  • Enjoy a GPS-triggered pre-recorded narration as you explore the city
What to Expect
Start your adventure at any of the more than 40 tour stops and enjoy 48 hours of access to several different double-decker bus loops within Manhattan and Brooklyn, as well as a Night Tour loop (not hop-on hop off). On the Uptown loop, visit Manhattan highlights such as Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Lincoln Center, American Museum of Natural History, Apollo Theater, Guggenheim Museum, and Metropolitan Museum of Art. On the Downtown loop, see historic neighborhoods such as Soho, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, and the Lower East Side. For a taste of the outer boroughs, explore Brooklyn with stops at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Brooklyn Museum. See the city skyline, Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty from the water on a harbor cruise (if option selected). Entrance to Museum of The City of New York or New-York Historical Society is included. Wherever you are, pre-recorded narration—available in 11 languages—is synced to your GPS location.
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Important Information
  • Hop-on Hop-off Double Decker Bus Uptown, Downtown, and Brooklyn Loop
  • Double Decker Bus Night Tour
  • Hop-on Hop-off Cruise
  • Live tour guide (aboard buses and cruise), English only
  • Eat & Play Discount Card
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Double Decker buses are wheelchair accessible
  • The Night Tour is not a hop-on, hop-off tour and can only be taken once
  • Headsets with pre-recorded tour narration is available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin, Russian, Japanese, Korean or Hebrew
  • Infants 2 years and under are free
  • For plus One Attraction Upgrades, attraction ticket is is valid for one time use within 14 days.
  • Brooklyn Tour departs from Old Fulton Street by Prospect Street in Brooklyn.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Praneet Singh wrote a review Jun 2019
Sacramento, California20 contributions5 helpful votes
Everyone should take this harbor cruise if they want to see NYC from the rivers. The cruise lasts about 1.5 hours but takes you all over lower Manhattan, Hudson, East River and all points in between for a great view of the city. And the cruise ships have bars too. Great
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Date of experience: May 2019
Debra wrote a review Jun 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Absolutely the worse experience ever!!! We were a Girl Scout troop of 21 people. We waited over a hour for a bus. 5 buses came by, all full. Then we were told that was the last bus! They left the 21 of us and 20 others at our stop alone stranded!!! Cost me over $200 to get the
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Date of experience: June 2019
Robert B wrote a review May 2019
Woodbridge, Connecticut159 contributions37 helpful votes
If you want to get a closer look at the Statue of Liberty than you can get on land, without having to actually go onto Liberty Island, then this is good trip for you. Don't expect much as far as narration from the tour guide goes (and you'll hear things twice if you stay on for
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Date of experience: May 2019
Nancy K wrote a review Apr 2019
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Got on at Empire State Building with Leon as the tour guide. He knew the sights, prepared us for photo ops and was funny and personable. Hope to see him on America’s Got Talent soon! Would love to know his Instagram so we could see his boomerang photos.
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Date of experience: April 2019
Lukdee wrote a review Dec 2018
329 contributions30 helpful votes
Nothing particulat to say, this is a good tour specially the Night tour ... amazing. We got 2 days tour, we appreciate and we recommand. Don't forget, if you have a voucher, before to start with the bus you have to go to the office to get the ticket.
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Date of experience: September 2018
Response from Julia K, Public Relations Manager at New York City Hop-on Hop-off Tour and Harbor Cruise
Responded 30 Dec 2018
thanks for your feedback. glad you had a good time on your tour. come again soon
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  • Times Square, New York City, and 4 more
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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