Discover the very best of the Big Apple with this great value New York sightseeing package!
Tour New York at your own pace with the New York Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour. The tour has four routes; Downtown, Uptown and Brooklyn Tour along with an Escorted Night Tour. These 4 routes have more than 50 stops and ensure that all the major New York highlights are covered. Plus you also get a FREE ticket for the City Sightseeing Hop on Hop Off ferry and entrance to Museum of the City of New York or New York Historical Society Museum - all for one low, unbeatable price!
You can hop on and off these routes as much as you wish as per your chosen ticket option. Frequent departures mean that your valuable New York sightseeing time will not be wasted waiting for the next bus. While on the bus, an English-speaking official New York tour guide will ensure you don’t miss a thing. The recorded tour content (available in multiple languages) and narration is enhanced with music and sound effects, mimicking the street sounds of NYC.
To complete this fantastic package, you will also get a Eat and Play Card that offers a fantastic range of savings at Manhattan’s best-loved restaurants, shops and attractions – meaning you save even more money! Each card is valid for up to 4 people.
And for even more value - you can also opt for a VIP Pass, which allows priority boarding at all stops on the buses and Cruises.
Choose from five validity options:
The Tour is operated by Grayline CitySightseeing New York.
Valid for 24 hours, 48 hours, 72 hours, 4-day OR 5-day from the time the ticket is issued.Start time
Downtown Tour: Departs from 8:00am – 6:00pm with frequent departures. A complete loop takes approx. 3 hours.
Uptown Tour: Departs from 9:00am – 5:00pm with frequent departures. A complete loop takes approx. 2 hours.
Brooklyn Tour: Every 30 minutes from 10:30am to 3:30pm from Park Row. The tour lasts approx. 2 hours
Night Tour: 6:30pm (winter), 7:00pm, 7:30pm and 8:00pm. The tour lasts approx. 2 hours
City Sightseeing New York® Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Ferry: Daily 10:00am to 4:00pm. Ferry lasts 90 minutes.
The New-York Historical Society: Open from 10:00am - 5:00pm (closed every Monday)
Museum of the City of New York: Open from 10:00am - 6:00pm.
Vouchers must be exchanged at the Gray Line CitySightseeing New York Visitor Centre at 777 8th Avenue, between 47th and 48th Streets.
Once you have exchanged your voucher at the Gray Line CitySightseeing New York Visitor Centre, you can board the double-decker bus from any of the stops.
You can end the hop-on, hop-off tour at any of the stops.
Here is the list of attractions that are in store for you!
Downtown Tour: View the most famous neighborhoods, attractions and places of interest: 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: Enjoy wonderful views of the Manhattan skyline and Brooklyn Bridge from historic Fulton Ferry Landing, great cultural institutions including the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Botanic Garden and you will also see Brooklyn Promenade/Cadman Plaza, Atlantic Avenue, Barclays Centre, Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza, Old Fulton Landing and Fort Green Park.
City Sightseeing New York® Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Ferry: Experience magical views of New York City's famous skyline while enjoying the convenience of four stops. This Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour is the fun, friendly and most convenient way to see the harbor that made New York City what it is today! Learn about the city with guided tour commentary while traveling from stop to stop. This service operates with two stops:
Stop 1 - Pier 78
Stop 2 - World Financial Center
View the bright lights of the big city on this escorted evening tour. Treat yourself to unforgettable views of the lit marquees in the Theater District and the light displays at the top of the Empire State Building and the new One World Trade Center. After passing through Chinatown, Little Italy and into Brooklyn, experience the spectacular views of the illuminated skyline and its sparkling reflection along the East River.
You will also get a free Museum Ticket, which is only valid for entrance into the Museum of the City of New York OR New York Historical Society
The New-York Historical Society: Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical is the oldest museum in New York City. It is dedicated to curating the history of New York City and celebrates the city's cultural diversity.
The Museum of City of New York: The Museum of the City of New York celebrates and interprets the city, educating the public about its distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation. It serves the people of New York and visitors from around the world through exhibitions, school and public programs, publications, and collections.
Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
City Sightseeing NY Visitors Center at Pier 78, West 38th Street and Hudson River, can accept vouchers for CitySightseeing New York® Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Ferry and Skyline Cruise only.
Vouchers must be exchanged for actual tickets before starting the tour.
The Free Museum ticket is only valid for entrance into the Museum of the City of New York or New York Historical Society.
Recorded narration is available on Downtown Tour, Uptown Tour, Brooklyn Tour and the Night Tour.
Night Tour is not Hop-On, Hop-Off.
During the holiday season the Night tour will be replaced by a "Light of the Holiday" tour (1.5 hours), featuring animated window displays & holiday decorations at New York's famous department stores, giant tree at Rockefeller Center and Manhattan’s other unique sights during holidays
The New-York Historical Society is closed on Mondays.
Tickets are valid from the time you redeem your voucher at the Gray Line CitySightseeing New York Visitor Centre. Tickets for attractions and City Sightseeing Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry are valid as indicated on ticket stub.
Please be sure to check in at least 30 minutes prior to anticipated departure at the Gray Line Visitor Center.
Downtown Tour, Uptown Tour and Brooklyn Tour –
On New Year’s Eve, last tour will be at 3:00pm
Night Tour – will not operate on New Year’s Eve.
Photo Id for the named Lead Passenger may be required at the time of collecting the ticket in exchange of the voucher.
Beat the rush! The visitors centers are very busy in the early morning. However your pass is valid for hours rather than days, so why not head to the visitor center and start your tour in the afternoon? You’ll also benefit from being able to board from the closest stop to your hotel the next morning.
Worth every penny, specially the VIP. It was a busy weekend in NY and it was nice to go right to the very front!...Michelle France, Canada, 23/May/2018
we had a great experience, but we could only use the passes one day because of the rain....Juliet McLeod, United States, 22/May/2018
We did the Uptown, Downtown and the ferry. They were all very nice but Kayel Edmonds (?) and the lady driver on Monday, May 15, Uptown that ended at 4ish were THE BEST! Oh my,...Kimberly Fisher, United States, 18/May/2018
The tour was excellent and the guides were very knowledgable. I would definitely recommend this.
The hop on / off bus & ferry allowed us to concentrate on getting to and enjoying the sights vs. having to find transportation or worse yet, drive ourselves and then find parking.
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