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NYC All Around Town double-decker bus tours

Based on 9 reviews
Availability: Tours run daily, hours vary by tour
Duration: Flexible
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese
Mobile voucher accepted
Wheelchair accessible
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  • Explore New York City with a 24, 48 or 72-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • See all the city's top sights on double-decker buses with three different loops
  • Listen to commentary about the Big Apple and its many landmarks in eleven languages
  • Enjoy additional perks including a free museum entry and hop-on, hop-off ferry
What to expect

Explore the Big Apple and sightsee countless landmarks aboard a double-decker hop-on, hop-off bus featuring loops through downtown, uptown and Brooklyn! This exciting offer includes service at over 40 stops with connecting transfer points to freely switch from one loop to another. The tour will be led by live guides in English, but recorded narrations in ten other languages will also be available.

In addition, you'll receive a ticket to a fully-narrated hop-on, hop-off ferry for quick travel by boat and also have the opportunity to see the city under the stars on a dazzling bus night tour. That's not all! As a bonus, enjoy free admission to the Museum of the City of New York AND a value-added Eat and Play Card.

Downtown tour: Stops include Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Little Italy, Chinatown, World Trade Center site, Battery Park (departure point for Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island ferry), South Street Seaport, Times Square, Rockefeller Plaza, Radio City, United Nations, Fifth Avenue and more.

Uptown tour: Stops include Central Park, Lincoln Center, Theater District, Fifth Avenue, American Museum of Natural History, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Apollo Theatre and Harlem neighborhoods, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim and other famous cultural attractions on Museum Mile and more.

Brooklyn tour: A hop-on, hop-off tour will stop at Brooklyn Promenade/Cadman Plaza, Atlantic Avenue, Barclays Center, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Public Library, Fort Greene Park and Brooklyn Academy of Music. Guests will also see Old Fulton Landing, Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan skyline.

Night tour: Enjoy nighttime views and ambiance of Midtown Manhattan, memorable views of Chinatown, Empire State Building, SoHo, Little Italy, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge and more.

Hop-on, hop-off ferry: Learn about NYC with guided tour commentary while traveling from stop to stop. This service operates with two stops:

  • Pier 78, West 38th Street and Hudson River
  • 199 Vesey Street Pier (lower Manhattan) - connection to Downtown Tour at stop #9, City Hall
  • Museum of the City of New York: The Museum of the City of New York embraces the past, present, and future of New York City, celebrating the city’s cultural diversity through rich collections, a lively schedule of exhibitions and an array of programs for adults and children. The Museum is dedicated to fostering an understanding of New York’s evolution from its origins as a settlement of a few hundred Europeans, Africans and Native Americans to its present status as one of the world’s largest and most important cities.

    Value-added Eat and Play Card included: The Eat and Play Card is an exclusive NYC vacation savings program, offering fantastic savings on dining, attractions, entertainment, shopping and more. Each card is valid for up to four people and can be used multiple times for the duration of your entire NYC stay.

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    What's included
    • Access to three hop-on, hop-off tours plus night tour:
    • Downtown loop
    • Uptown loop
    • Brooklyn loop
    • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing ferry
    • Admission to the Museum of the City of New York
    • Eat and Play Card
    What's not included
    • Admission to additional sights and monuments
    Reduced price
    • Children under 3 (not occupying a separate seat): free
    • Children (ages 3-11): reduced
    Where

    Gray Line CitySightseeing NY flagship Visitors Center at Port Authority Bus Terminal - 42nd Street, New York, New York 10036 (between 8th & 9th Avenues)

    Meeting point:

    Entrance is on 42nd Street side, ground level

    What to remember
    • Hop-on, hop-off double-decker tour tickets are valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours from the time ticket is issued
    • Hop-on, hop-off ferry ticket is valid for one day
    • Night tour is not hop-on, hop-off
    • Tour lengths vary based on route, but generally last between 1.5 and 2.5 hours. Double-decker buses run every 15-30 minutes, but times will change due to NYC traffic (especially during rush hour)
    • All schedules are subject to change
    • Vehicles are handicapped accessible. Passengers needed special assistance should inform tour provider at time of reservation, but no later than 48 hours prior to departure
    • For updated information and to see the double-decker route map, please refer to our website
    • Double-decker tours operate with live tour guides and also offer recorded narration in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin, Russian, Japanese, Korean and Hebrew
    • Bonus admission tickets are valid as indicated on ticket stub
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    When
    • Downtown loop: lasts approx. 3 hours / 8.00am - 6.00pm with frequent departures
      • Holday hours: 8.00am-3.00pm only on 8 October 2019 / will not operate on 9 October 2019 / 11.00am-6.00pm on 28 November 2019 (route can change due to parade) / 8.00am to 3.00pm only on 31 December 2019
    • Uptown loop: lasts approx. 2 hours / 9.00am - 5.00pm with frequent departures
      • Holday hours: 8.00am-3.00pm only on 8 October 2019 / will not operate on 9 October 2019 / 11.00am-6.00pm on 28 November 2019 (route can change due to parade) / 8.00am to 3.00pm only on 31 December 2019
    • Brooklyn loop: lasts approx. 2 hours / 11.00am - 3.00pm every 30 minutes from State Street between Bridge and Pearl Street (Battery Park) *Connection to Downtown Tour at Stop #10
      • Holiday hours: will not operate on 9 October 2019 / 8.00am to 3.00pm only on 31 December 2019
    • Night tour: lasts approx. 2 hours / departures at 6.30pm (in winter only), 7.00pm, 7.30pm and 8.00pm
      • Holiday hours: will not operate on 8-9 October 2019, as well as on 31 December 2019
    • Ferry: lasts approx. 1.5 hours / 10.00am - 4.00pm
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    Provider
    Gray Line CitySightseeing NY
    Booking fee
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    Cancellation policy
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