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Adult
$79.00
Child
$69.00
Save 33% off top NYC attractions and tours with one convenient pass that includes:

• Double decker bus tour of Uptown and Downtown Manhattan with unlimited hop-on, hop-off access throughout the city.
• CitySightseeing New York Ferry Cruise of the NYC waterways, with hop-on, hop-off access at 4 convenient locations.
• Admission to the iconic Empire State Building Observatory.


It’s never been easier to see the best of New York City! This all-inclusive attraction pass combines two top sightseeing tours with admission to one of the most well-known attractions in the world.

Your 24-hour double decker bus pass allows you to see the top attractions and sights in Manhattan with two unique tour loops. You’ll have the opportunity to hop off and explore at 40+ convenient stops. Sightsee on foot at your leisure, then simply hop back on the next bus to continue your tour!

On the Downtown loop, see Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Battery Park, Chinatown and all the trendy and historic neighborhoods of Lower Manhattan – like SoHo, the Lower East Side and Greenwich Village! Then head Uptown to see Central Park, the Upper West and East Sides, Columbia University and all the world-class institutions on Museum Mile.

Hop off at the Empire State Building in Midtown to admire the impressive Art Deco skyscraper from the ground looking up. Then head inside to take advantage of included admission to the 86th floor observatory, where you’ll get the bird’s-eye view you’ve dreamed about! Ascend 1,050 feet above the bustling city streets in a state-of-the-art elevator, to the highest open-air observation deck in NYC. With 360-degree views of the city and beyond, you’ll see the Hudson River and East River, the Brooklyn Bridge and even the Statue of Liberty!

And finally, board the CitySightseeing New York Hop-on Hop-off Ferry Tour for a relaxing 90-minute cruise of New York’s famed waterways. A professional guide will point out top sights and share stories of the Big apple as you pass by famous landmarks and take in impressive views of the skyline. The Ferry makes 4 convenient stops so you can easily explore South Street Seaport, the World Financial Center, and DUMBO, Brooklyn, among other famed spots.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Save 33% vs. walk-up ticket prices.
• Hop-on and hop-off access at 40+ stops throughout Manhattan.
• Professional English-speaking tour guide and audio tour available in 11 languages!
• Unobstructed, double-decker views of Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, Lincoln Center and more.
• 360-degree views of the city skyline and beyond from the tallest open-air observatory in NYC, at the iconic Empire State Building!
• Relaxing sightseeing cruise makes getting to Brooklyn a breeze.

Departure Location:
Uptown Tour and Downtown Tour locations and times vary by tour. Please refer to each tour description under “Ticket Includes” for specific locations and times.

Hop-on, Hop-off Sightseeing Ferry: Pier 78, World Financial Center, DUMBO, Pier 11

Empire State Building: 5th Avenue & West 34th Street

Departure Time:
Departs: 08:00 am - 2:00 am (Please read about each tour under “Ticket Includes” for times.)

Hop-on, Hop-off Sightseeing Ferry Schedule:
Pier 78 - 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
World Financial Center - 10:20am, 11:20am, 12:20pm, 1:20pm, 2:20pm, 3:20pm, 4:20pm
DUMBO - 10:50am, 11:50am, 12:50pm, 1:50pm, 2:50pm, 3:50pm, 4:50pm
Pier 11 - 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm

Empire State Building: 8:00AM- 2:00AM (last elevator at 1:15AM)

Voucher Information:
After your online purchase you will be redirected to a page with your voucher. An order confirmation, with a link to your online voucher, will also be e-mailed to you within two hours of completing your purchase. Redeem at 777 8th Avenue (between 47th & 48th Streets), NY, NY. Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.. At the visitor center, simply show the voucher on your mobile phone or bring a printed copy.
Double Decker Sightseeing Guided Tour Hop-on Hop-off Multilingual Tour
Recorded narration available in these languages:
Engish French German Hebrew Italian Korean Mandarin Russian Spanish

Tour Length

2 Hours

Hop-On-Hop-Off
Departure Location

8th Ave btw. 42nd & 43rd Streets, New York. NY 10036

Departure Time

Departs: 09:00 am - 5:00 pm (Every 25-30 minutes)

Fully-narrated double-decker bus tour of Uptown Manhattan. Unlimited hop-on, hop-off access with 20+ convenient hop-off locations!

3 Ticket Options

24-Hour Pass – Your pass spans a 24-hour period for convenient sightseeing!
Single Day Pass – Use between 8am and 6pm on a single calendar day to enjoy even more savings!
24-Hour Uptown Tour + 1 Attraction - Your pass spans a 24-hour period for convenient sightseeing PLUS admission to one top New York City attraction of your choice!


Grab your front row seat to one of NYC’s most dazzling neighborhoods, Uptown Manhattan! Uptown is known for the stunning architecture of the grand mansions and beautiful brownstones that surround one of the city’s most iconic destinations, Central Park. From the many performance halls to the famous Museum Mile, explore the neighborhood where art, history, music, and more come together!

Double decker buses are the best way to see the beautiful homes and famous attractions that Uptown Manhattan is famous for. You’ll have unbeatable, unobstructed views without the hassle of crowds, and a knowledgeable tour guide to provide all of the important details and history along the way!

Your tour begins just south of Central Park and will travel along the west side of Manhattan. Sights you’ll see along the way include Lincoln Center, the ornate Cathedral of St. John, Grant’s Tomb, and Columbia University. As your tour proceeds towards the Harlem neighborhood keep an eye out for the famous Apollo Theater, which to this day serves as a performance venue for many musical talents! The tour continues back down the east side of Manhattan, and here you’ll find the incredible stretch of 5th Avenue known as Museum Mile. Hop off to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, the Museum of the City of New York, or any of the other famous museums and fine art institutions along the way.

Our buses run every 25-30 minutes, so you can take your time visiting the museums, admiring the beautiful mansions, or exploring Central Park. However you decide to spend your day in Uptown Manhattan, you’re sure to have the experience of a lifetime.

The Uptown Tour + 1 Attraction pass also includes admission to one top attraction of your choice! There’s no need to make your selection ahead of time; you can decide when you redeem your voucher in New York. Pick from one of the following top New York City attractions:

- Empire State Building Observatory
- Intrepid, Sea, Air, and Space Museum
- Top of the Rock
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- MoMA
- Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
- Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
- 9/11 Tribute Center
- New York Historical Society
- Museum of the City of New York
- The Cloisters Museum
- Central Park Sightseeing Guided Bike Tour
- Central Park Sightseeing Walking Tour

Experience New York’s hub of art, culture, and music, book your Uptown Tour today!

Highlights:
• Fully-guided double-decker bus tour with 20+ hop-off stops
• Double-decker views of: Central Park, Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center, Grant’s Tomb, Apollo Theater and more.
• Multiple hop-off points along Central Park and Museum Mile (home to Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim, and more!)
• Option to select an add-on attraction to your tour
• All double-decker bus tours available with narration in 11 different language options • Connections to/from the Downtown Tour

Double Decker Sightseeing Guided Tour Hop-on Hop-off Multilingual Tour
Recorded narration available in these languages:
Engish French German Hebrew Italian Korean Mandarin Russian Spanish

Fully-narrated double-decker bus tour of Downtown Manhattan. Unlimited hop-on, hop-off access with 21 convenient hop-off locations!

 

Downtown Manhattan is the heart and soul of the “City that Never Sleeps,” which makes it the perfect place to experience New York City’s iconic sights! On our double-decker Downtown Tour, you’ll begin in world-famous Times Square, where bright lights and billboards set the scene for your one-of-a-kind adventure.

Let our professional, well-versed tour guides take you on a journey through other well-known Manhattan neighborhoods, like Greenwich Village, SoHo, the Financial District, Chinatown and the Lower East Side. Sit back and relax as you enjoy double-decker views of famous sights like the Empire State Building, the Flatiron Building, Rockefeller Center, Madison Square Garden, the Statue of Liberty and many more! Make sure to have your camera ready because photo ops are plentiful!

What makes this tour truly unique is that you can hop-off at any of our 21 optimally-located stops to explore iconic attractions up close. So enjoy the prime people-watching in Washington Square Park, step inside the lives of early 20th century immigrants at the Tenement Museum on the Lower East Side, or spend lunchtime in Chinatown for the best dumplings and bubble tea you’ve ever had!

Highlights:
• Double-decker views of the Empire State Building, Times Square, One World Trade Center, Rockefeller Center, Madison Square Garden and more!
• Unlimited hop-on, hop-off access lets you explore sights at your leisure!
• Iconic views of the Statue of Liberty from hop-off point in Battery Park!
• Connections to/from the Brooklyn Tour
• Option to select an add-on attraction to your tour
• Live tour guide and recorded narration available in 11 different languages

Guided Tour Sightseeing Cruises

Tour Length

90 Minutes

Hop-On-Hop-Off
Departure Time

Departs: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Every 25-30 minutes)

90-minute sightseeing cruise with 4 hop-off locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

There’s no better way to see New York City’s stunning skyline than from the water! Climb aboard the CitySightseeing Ferry for an adventure filled with opportunities to see iconic landmarks and explore top attractions.

This fully-narrated harbor cruise is led by a professional guide who is eager to share classic New York experiences with you! You’ll stop in front of the Statue of Liberty, sail under the Brooklyn Bridge and have plenty of time to snap photos of the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, the South Street Seaport, and the Manhattan skyline in all its glory.

Your exploration can continue on land at 4 hop-off locations: Pier 78, World Financial Center, Pier 11 and DUMBO, Brooklyn. At Pier 78 in Midtown Manhattan, discover the wonder of Times Square and the Theater District. Then head on to Pier 11 for a look at Manhattan’s infamous Wall Street before hitting DUMBO for a slice of Grimaldi’s Pizza and more breathtaking views of of the skyline from Brooklyn Bridge Park.

For a unique and memorable tour of the Big Apple, book your CitySightseeing Ferry Tour today!

Highlights:
• Incredible views of the Manhattan skyline, including landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and One World Trade Center.
• Live tour guide.
• Climate-controlled interiors and comfortable outdoor decks.
• Connections to and from CitySightseeing New York® double-decker bus tours (with bus ticket).
Hop-on, hop-off access at 4 locations:
- Pier 78 – Midtown Manhattan, Theater District, Times Square, Restaurant Row, Hudson River Greenway Park
- World Financial Center – One World Trade Center, Century 21, City Hall
- Pier 11 – South Street Seaport, Wall Street, Battery Park, Titanic Memorial Park
- DUMBO, Brooklyn – Brooklyn Bridge Park, Jane’s Carousel, Grimaldi’s Pizza, River Café

*Ticket valid for the date purchased or date redeemed.

*Please note that hop-on/hop-off sightseeing ferry privileges not valid for groups of 10 or more.


2017 Schedule:
Pier 78 - 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
World Financial Center - 10:20am, 11:20am, 12:20pm, 1:20pm, 2:20pm, 3:20pm, 4:20pm
DUMBO - 10:50am, 11:50am, 12:50pm, 1:50pm, 2:50pm, 3:50pm, 4:50pm
Pier 11 - 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm

Observation Deck
Recorded narration available in these languages:
Engish

Departure Location

5th Avenue & West 34th Street , New York, New York, 10016 ‎

Departure Time

Departs: 08:00 am - 2:00 am

Discover New York City from 1,050 feet above the bustling urban jungle at the city’s most iconic attraction: The Empire State Building! If you’re looking for a truly “New York” experience you can’t get anywhere else, this is the place!

Want to add a tour of the city to your ticket? Select the Empire State Building + Downtown Tour ticket option to add the Downtown Manhattan bus tour pass to your itinerary. You’ll have 24 hours (spanning TWO calendar days) to explore neighborhoods like Times Square, SoHo, Greenwich Village and Chinatown from a hop on hop off double decker bus. Hop off at any of the 21 convenient stops (including two stops right by the Empire State Building) along the way to grab lunch, visit a museum, or simply stroll around and people watch. Then hop back on the bus when you’re ready to continue the tour.

From the 86th floor Observatory that wraps around the building’s towering spire, you’ll have an unbeatable bird’s eye view of the beautiful NYC skyline and the city’s most notable attractions. You’ll see the Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square, the East and Hudson Rivers, and even the Statue of Liberty! On clear days, you can see far beyond the city limits! And thanks to the included self-guided multimedia tour, you’ll always know exactly what you’re seeing. You can even get a closer look by using the high-powered binoculars on site!

But the world-class views aren’t all this quintessential attraction has to offer. The grandiose lobby was recently renovated to the original 1930 Art Deco design and now features 24-karat gold ceiling murals! Continue onward to find two exhibits, Dare to Dream and the Sustainability Exhibit, that capture the rich history and meticulous design of the official historic landmark.

Highlights:
• Panoramic views of the city skyline from 1,050 feet above street level!
• See up to 80 miles away – and 5 states – from the open air promenades!
• Climate-controlled indoor viewing galleries offer a comfortable viewing environment, whatever the weather!
• Newly-renovated Art-Deco lobby and 2 state-of-the-art exhibits.
• Self-guided multimedia tour tells you what you’re seeing from every vantage point!

On-Site Upgrades:

102nd Floor Observatory: Take a ride in the manually operated Otis elevator to the uppermost observation deck! Here you’ll have the most spectacular views of the city and beyond. Upgrade at the Observatory ticket office on the 2nd floor or at the 86th floor kiosk.

Express Pass: See an official Empire State Building employee to purchase an Express Pass and skip to the front of every line, saving lots of time!

Multi-Media tour app: The free Official Empire State Building Observatory Experience App is available on the App Store and Google Play. It includes an audio visual tour guide detailing the building’s construction, sustainability, and views; as well as quizzes, videos and an image gallery. The App is available in English, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, and German.

Please note: Street sales agents outside of the building are not employed by the Empire State Building Observatory and are not authorized to sell Express upgrades.

Visitor Tips:
• Observatory is open until 2:00am daily so you can see the twinkling cityscape lit up against the night sky!
• Enjoy live music on most Thursday-Saturday evenings after 9:00 pm.
• State Grill and Bar serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in the lobby. No food or beverages are served on the upper levels.
• Average visit time is 1-2 hours.
• For more space in the viewing galleries and a shorter wait, visit between 8:00 am and 11:00 am or after 10:00 pm.
• Last elevator at 1:15AM

Dining:
• State Grill and Bar: sophisticated American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
• Heartland Brewery, Europa Cafe, Chipotle, Starbucks

Accessibility:
The Empire State Building is fully ADA compliant. The 86th Floor Observatory deck has handicapped restrooms, ramps, and lowered viewing walls and binoculars. Service dogs are allowed throughout the building. Motorized and non-motorized wheelchairs are permitted.

Voucher Information:
After completing your online purchase you will be redirected to a page with your voucher. An order confirmation with a link to your online voucher will also be e-mailed to you within two hours of completing your purchase. Redeem at any of the visitor center locations listed on the voucher. At the visitor center, simply show your voucher on your mobile phone or present a printed copy.

Save 33% off top NYC attractions and tours with one convenient pass that includes:

• Double decker bus tour of Uptown and Downtown Manhattan with unlimited hop-on, hop-off access throughout the city.
• CitySightseeing New York Ferry Cruise of the NYC waterways, with hop-on, hop-off access at 4 convenient locations.
• Admission to the iconic Empire State Building Observatory.


It’s never been easier to see the best of New York City! This all-inclusive attraction pass combines two top sightseeing tours with admission to one of the most well-known attractions in the world.

Your 24-hour double decker bus pass allows you to see the top attractions and sights in Manhattan with two unique tour loops. You’ll have the opportunity to hop off and explore at 40+ convenient stops. Sightsee on foot at your leisure, then simply hop back on the next bus to continue your tour!

On the Downtown loop, see Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Battery Park, Chinatown and all the trendy and historic neighborhoods of Lower Manhattan – like SoHo, the Lower East Side and Greenwich Village! Then head Uptown to see Central Park, the Upper West and East Sides, Columbia University and all the world-class institutions on Museum Mile.

Hop off at the Empire State Building in Midtown to admire the impressive Art Deco skyscraper from the ground looking up. Then head inside to take advantage of included admission to the 86th floor observatory, where you’ll get the bird’s-eye view you’ve dreamed about! Ascend 1,050 feet above the bustling city streets in a state-of-the-art elevator, to the highest open-air observation deck in NYC. With 360-degree views of the city and beyond, you’ll see the Hudson River and East River, the Brooklyn Bridge and even the Statue of Liberty!

And finally, board the CitySightseeing New York Hop-on Hop-off Ferry Tour for a relaxing 90-minute cruise of New York’s famed waterways. A professional guide will point out top sights and share stories of the Big apple as you pass by famous landmarks and take in impressive views of the skyline. The Ferry makes 4 convenient stops so you can easily explore South Street Seaport, the World Financial Center, and DUMBO, Brooklyn, among other famed spots.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Save 33% vs. walk-up ticket prices.
• Hop-on and hop-off access at 40+ stops throughout Manhattan.
• Professional English-speaking tour guide and audio tour available in 11 languages!
• Unobstructed, double-decker views of Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, Lincoln Center and more.
• 360-degree views of the city skyline and beyond from the tallest open-air observatory in NYC, at the iconic Empire State Building!
• Relaxing sightseeing cruise makes getting to Brooklyn a breeze.

Departure Location:
Uptown Tour and Downtown Tour locations and times vary by tour. Please refer to each tour description under “Ticket Includes” for specific locations and times.

Hop-on, Hop-off Sightseeing Ferry: Pier 78, World Financial Center, DUMBO, Pier 11

Empire State Building: 5th Avenue & West 34th Street

Departure Time:
Departs: 08:00 am - 2:00 am (Please read about each tour under “Ticket Includes” for times.)

Hop-on, Hop-off Sightseeing Ferry Schedule:
Pier 78 - 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
World Financial Center - 10:20am, 11:20am, 12:20pm, 1:20pm, 2:20pm, 3:20pm, 4:20pm
DUMBO - 10:50am, 11:50am, 12:50pm, 1:50pm, 2:50pm, 3:50pm, 4:50pm
Pier 11 - 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm

Empire State Building: 8:00AM- 2:00AM (last elevator at 1:15AM)

Voucher Information:
After your online purchase you will be redirected to a page with your voucher. An order confirmation, with a link to your online voucher, will also be e-mailed to you within two hours of completing your purchase. Redeem at 777 8th Avenue (between 47th & 48th Streets), NY, NY. Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.. At the visitor center, simply show the voucher on your mobile phone or bring a printed copy.
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