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New York City Freestyle Pass: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour and Ferry, Walking Tours, Top Attraction Tickets and More!

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Key Highlights

  • Save 40% compared to the cost of buying these attraction tickets separately
  • Plus your choice of 3 or 5 other NYC attractions, tours and restaurants
  • Free entry ticket for Museum of the City of New York or New York Historical Society
  • Choose as you go – no need to make reservations or decide in advance
  • 72 hours hop-on, hop-off tickets covering 4 routes and over 50 stops
  • Optional VIP Pass, with which you can enjoy priority boarding and other special privileges
  • Overview

    Explore all the excitement that New York City has to offer with this fantastic FreeStyle Pass New York package. For one low price you get 3 days use of the New York hop-on, hop-off bus – plus 3 or 5 tickets that can be used at attractions, tours or restaurants which take your fancy.

    See all the sights of the Big Apple with your hop-on, hop-off ticket which is valid for 72 hours. The tour takes four routes – Downtown, Uptown and Harlem, Brooklyn, covering all the major attractions of New York. With your ticket you can hop on and off these routes as much as you wish.

    Also, see the New York City dazzling under the night sky and explore its major highlights accompanied by a guide with the New York City Night Tour.

    Plus with this great package you get a choice of 3 or 5 options which can be used at any location. Scale the heights of the Empire State Building, enjoy lunch inLittle Italy and much more.

    You can also opt for VIP Pass, which allows priority boarding at all stops on the double-decker buses and CitySightseeing New York Cruises.

    The Tour is operated by Grayline CitySightseeing New York.

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Ticket is valid for 72 hours 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.

    Meeting Point

    Vouchers must be exchanged at any one of the following Gray Line CitySightseeing New York Visitor Centre for the actual tickets:
    At 777 8th Avenue, between 47th and 48th Streets.
    Street level entrance of Port Authority Bus Terminal on 42nd Street, just off the corner of 8th Avenue.
    Inside Empire State Building : 350 Fifth Avenue (between 33rd and 34th Streets), ground level.
    Ripley’s Believe It or Not, 234 West 42 Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues. (desk is on the left)
    Once you have exchanged your voucher at Gray Line CitySightseeing New York Visitor Centre, you can board the double-decker bus from any of the stops.
    City Sightseeing Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry: After voucher redemption, you can board from any of the stops.

    Ending Point

    You can end the hop-on, hop-off tour at any of the stops.

    Itinerary

    Explore the Big Apple at your own pace with the fantastic-value FreeStyle Pass which combines 72 hours hop-on, hop-off tour access, plus 3 or 5 additional New York attractions of your choice.

    You can enjoy live commentary in English on double-decker buses or recorded commentary in choice of 11 languages; English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin, Russian, Japanese, Korean or Hebrew.

    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 four stops:

    Pier 78, West 38th Street and Hudson River
    199 Vesey Street Pier (lower Manhattan) - connection to Downtown Tour at stop #11, Park Row
    Pier 11 (Wall Street and South Street) - connection to Downtown Tour at stop #13, South Street Seaport
    DUMBO (Fulton Street and Furman Street) - connection to Brooklyn Tour at stop #2, Brooklyn Promenade

    Night Tour:
    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.

    Depending on which package you opt for, you will have access to five bus tours plus your choice of 3 or 5 attraction tickets. Your options may include below attractions plus over other 40 choices!
    Attractions
    Empire State Building Observatory
    Madame Tussaud's All Access Pass
    Ripley's Believe It or Not** (Includes Impossible LaserRace)
    Top of the Rock Observation Deck
    One World Observatory
    Statue of Liberty Ferry and Ellis Island
    Tours
    Lincoln Center Tour
    The Radio City Stage Door Tour
    Rockefeller Center Tour
    Central Park Horse and Carriage (Minimum of 4 people required. If your party contains less than 4 people, you must pay $13.52 per missing person. 20 minute ride. Can be redeemed at 56 West 56th Street. No reservations required)
    Central Park Guided Walking Tour
    Cental Park Bike Rental
    Central Park Guided Bike Tour
    When Harry Met Seinfeld Tour (On Location Tours) (Make a reservation with On Location Tours at 212-683-2027)
    The TOUR
    Madison Square Garden All Access tour
    Go Airlink Airport Shuttle Share Ride (must call 877-599-8200- 24 hours in advance to book)
    Museums
    American Museum of Natural History
    The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
    Cloisters Museum
    Guggenheim Museum
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
    Museum of the City of New York
    El Museo del Barrio
    9/11 Tribute Center
    New York Historical Society
    Brooklyn Museum/Botanical Garden
    Whitney Museum of American Art
    Ground Zero Museum Workshop : 100 Images & Artifacts Tour
    Walking Tours
    Brooklyn Navy Yard Past, Present, Future Tour
    World War II of the BK Navy Yard Tour
    Inside Industry Tour of the BK Navy Yard
    NYC Slavery and Underground Tour
    Alternative New York Street Art Tour
    Brooklyn Bridge and Dumbo Tour
    Highlights of Midtown Architectural Tour
    Soho, Little Italy, China Town Tour
    Highline, Chelsea, Meatpacking Tour
    Greenwich Village Tour
    Broadway Walking Tour
    Lower Manhattan Walking Tour
    Cruises
    Twilight Cruise
    Circle Line Best Of NYC Cruise (2.5 hours)
    The BEAST Speedboat ride
    Dining
    Lunch at Dave and Buster's -234 W. 42nd St., 3rd Floor
    Lunch at Grotta Azzurra (Little Italy)
    Lunch at Bella Napoli (Near the Empire State Building)
    Lunch or Dinner at Copper Chimney Indian Restaurant (Near the Empire State Building)
    Lunch or Dinner at Bill's Bar and Burger (Downtown - 85 West Street btw. Albany St. & Carlisle St.) Breakfast or Lunch at Applebee's 42nd Street & 50th Street
    $25 towards lunch or dinner at Planet Hollywood
    $25 towards lunch or dinner at Buca di Beppo
    Live Events
    • NYCFC (New York City FC) Tickets - Includes Playoff Matches! Matches will sell-out; availability on first-come, first served basis. For schedule visit https://www.nycfc.com/schedule. Redemption for tickets can be made at Ticket Customer Service located directly to the right of Gate 4. Make sure to mention the CitySights NY FreeStyle Pass®. (Not available for Red Bulls and Galaxy matches). Blackout Dates: July 3rd vs. NY Red Bulls, August 20th vs. LA Galaxy.

    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.

    Optional VIP Pass: Be a real VIP with Gray Line CitySightseeing New York VIP all access pass! This pass allows priority boarding at all stops on the double-decker buses and CitySightseeing New York Cruises. There will be a separate line for boarding which could also be at the front of the bus. That’s not all! You will also enjoy a variety of discounts and special privileges including restaurants and retails stores. Also, included is an insert identifying all stops and discounts.

    Download the list of attractions

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • 72 hour ticket for the Hop-On, Hop-On Bus Tour (Valid on Downtown, Uptown Tour, Brooklyn tour and the Night Tour)
    • Live Commentary in English on Double-Decker buses
    • CitySightseeing Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry ticket
    • 3 or 5 attraction passes (as per your choice)
    • Ticket for the The New-York Historical Society or Museum of the City of New York (as per your choice)
    • VIP All Access Pass (optional)
    • Recorded Commentary in 11 Languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin, Russian, Japanese, Korean or Hebrew)
    • Eat & Play Card
  • Please note

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given to customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Choice of options is subject to change without prior notice.

    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. The New-York Historical Society is closed on Mondays.

    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.

    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 CitySightseeing New York Visitor Centre.

    Service Information:

    Photo Id for the named Lead Passenger may be required at the time of collecting the ticket in exchange of the voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.Buses are wheelchairs accessible. Double-decker buses with lower level seating are marked with the symbol and disabled customers can board them at any of our stops. These buses have ramps and securement for two wheelchairs on the lower level.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Great value for money!!

      Spent a lot of time online looking at different options for attractions etc and ended up booking this one. Did not disapppoint. Purchased tickets online and collected them at...

      Gillian Martin, United Kingdom, 02/Nov/2017
    • Great value what to see the highlights of New York

      Used the hop on hop off Tour & Ferry for 3 days of our recent 5 night break to New York. Great value with entry to 3 of the top attractions plus meal discount card for lots of...

      Chris Haslam, United Kingdom, 10/Sep/2017
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