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New York City Guided Sightseeing Tour by Double Decker Bus

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Choose from two exciting itineraries over 6 or 8 hours and enjoy a comprehensive small-group guided sightseeing tour of New York City by double decker bus! On both itineraries, you'll experience the sights and sounds of Lower Manhattan, Midtown Manhattan and Upper Manhattan, from Battery Park to Harlem, passing such famous sites as Times Square, Fifth Avenue, Central Park, Madison Square Garden and Greenwich. Explore Wall Street, the South Street Seaport, One World Trade Center and more by foot, and enjoy a New York Harbor cruise for amazing views of the Statue Liberty. Upgrade to the full-day, 8-hour tour and receive all this plus admission to the observation deck atop Rockefeller Center, where you’ll get incredible panoramic views of the city below. The choice is yours!
  • Visit New York City’s major attractions on a convenient double-decker bus 
  • Choose between two affordable, jam-packed Manhattan sightseeing itineraries 
  • Hop off to cruise across New York Harbor and explore by some sites by foot 
  • See the city from Rockefeller Center’s Observation Deck on the 8-hour tour
What to Expect
Book your choice of either the 6- or 8-hour tour. Then climb aboard a double-decker bus for a convenient, narrated drive through Manhattan. Your route includes many of New York City’s major attractions, including Central Park, Times Square, Museum Mile and more. Along the way, you’ll hear fun facts from your guide and stop to explore One World Trade Center and South Street Seaport by foot. You’ll even board a boat for a 1-hour cruise of New York Harbor to snap photos of the Statue of Liberty. If you opt for the 8-hour tour, you’ll also get admission to Rockefeller Center’s Top of the Rock Observation deck, where you’ll see sweeping views of the city skyline in all directions.
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Important Information
Departure Point
777 8th Ave, New York, NY 10036, USA
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Rockefeller Center, New York, NY, USA
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by double decker bus
  • 1-hour New York Harbor cruise
  • Walking Tours of Chelsea Highline and One World Trade Center Campus
  • Entry/Admission - One World Trade Center
  • Entry/Admission - The High Line
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking to guarantee wheelchair accessibility
  • Tours stop for lunch (at your own expense)
  • Infants 2 years and under are free
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday

We tried two different 'tour guides' on this bus tour. Gave up on the 2nd guy 1/2 way through the tour and took the subway back to Times Square. We could have gotten more information from the internet. The audio is poor and tour guides...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank James R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience, tour guide very nice and helpful. Guide took time to explain to me how and where to catch train back to our destination after tour ended. Very fun, relaxing, informative and enjoyable night tour.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank staceyjTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We should not have take the tour on the Labor day parade, slow and lots of traffic, had to go off the route for a chunk of the tour. Interesting and loud.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DestinyEngineer
Reviewed 6 August 2019

We went with Top View tours and did the two day multi tour, boat ride in NYC. Was fine but we noticed that the Greyline and Big Bus tours used live tour guides to inform on each area, Top View used recordings which were ok...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed 5 August 2019

Before the tour started, we chose our seats on one of the buses. They needed to fill up both buses so they asked for people to move. Even though they said it was voluntary, the tour guide proceeded to get aggressive with the only two...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank shawn4545
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