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NYC Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour, Ferry, or Night Tour

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Enjoy the iconic sights of New York with an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour for 1, 2 or 3 days. With access to either 1 or 2 routes, and up to 43 stops, you'll see all of the world-famous landmarks, including The Empire State Building, The Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center, Times Square, Central Park and so much more! From the open-top deck, you'll have panoramic views of the Big Apple, and with an enjoyable audio tour commentary provided in 11 languages you're sure to have the ultimate sightseeing experience. If you also opt to add a ferry ticket to your experience you'll be able to get up close and personal with the Statue of Liberty, as well as having some remarkable views of Manhattan from the Hudson River. And if you purchase a night tour ticket you'll see the bright lights of the city that never sleeps when the sun has gone down!
  • New York City hop-on hop-off bus tour lets you explore at your own pace
  • Don’t worry about public transportation—bus routes cover most of the city 
  • Ideal overview of the city for first-time visitors
  • Multiple routes and time frames leave you with plenty of options
What to Expect
Choose your own start time for this New York City hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. After redeeming your pass at a tourism office in Times Square, make your way to the starting location of your chosen route. With bus stops in every part of the city, it’s a breeze to find the location closest to you to begin your tour. Audio commentary provides information about New York City attractions and history as you admire the views from the first-level windows or second-level deck. Ride past the top sights in your selected borough, like the Empire State Building or Wall Street, getting off at any of the stops that catch your interest. Hop on or off at any time in your selected time period, making it easy to fit this tour into your schedule. 1-day and 2-day tickets also include a nighttime tour and ferry tour for added value.
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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
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Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • 1, 2, or 3 day hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Multilingual audio commentary and headphones
  • Discount booklet on local attractions, eateries, bars, and shops
  • Access to up to 43 stops on 1 or 2 routes
  • Ferry tour (if ticket selected)
  • Night tour (if ticket selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Mobile and paper vouchers are both accepted for this tour
  • For the ferry tour, passengers must board at Pier 78, West 38th Street and 12th Avenue
  • Ferry tour operates between 10am–4pm, departing every 90 minutes
  • The Night Tour runs every day from 6:30pm - 8:30pm (6:00pm - 7:00pm during Winter season). Duration - 90 minutes. Departure point - 42nd Street & 8th Avenue.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Mobile vouchers can be redeemed at any of the bus stops along the route
  • Paper vouchers must be redeemed at the following location: Visitors Center, Port Authority Bus Terminal, 42nd St. (between 8th & 9th Avenues)
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The bus drivers did not announce the stops or asked if anyone wants to get off and at most stops they did not even stop. If there was any information given on the sites, I didn’t hear it. All I heard was music on the ear phones. The bus was freezing and not very clean. We bought
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We enjoyed a night time tour of New York - saw all the Manhattan sights, including Times Square, Empire State Building, Soho etc and into Brooklyn. The elevated view of the City makes a real difference. A nice little commentary of the way round and a Winter chill in the air
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Don’t waste your money or time with this. We missed the first ferry because the schedule on the website was different to the schedule given to us on the day. They also cancelled the last ferry. Got off at the first stop and wasn’t able to get on the next ferry due to the volume
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1) Sales people lie to sell tickets 2) They will make you walk for so long. 3) only one ticket counter. You have to wait for so long. 4) you cannot get down in statue of liberty. But they lie about that. Why do they care.. they already sold it to you. 5) they will criticize
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The Sightseeing Ferry was not how it is shown on the website -- it looks like a hospital ship, it's dirty, smells bad, and for whatever reason the seats are few and either far from the windows or facing against them (so you get to see the ferry interior.. great). The tour guide
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About the operator
By: City Sightseeing New York
4,531 reviews
Very enjoyable
Had a wonderful cruise. The woman at the ticket counter was very helpful. The boat was larger than expected.
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Completely awesome experience - go find Allan France!
My partner and I decided to visit NYC this past weekend. I lived there for several years and because of this the
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Loving the Big Apple
My tour was really nice , When we got on the Bus the driver was a female she was very funny spoke very nice showed
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
bad experience
For the night bus the address is not the same as mentioned on the ticket. We found them by chance actually.
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excelent value
great value, hop on hop off bus was fab, helped us with directions and very informativehardly put our hands in our
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Longwood, Florida
It was ok
The bus drivers did not announce the stops or asked if anyone wants to get off and at most stops they did not even
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Houston, Texas
Worse Than Expected
We purchased the 48 hr hop on/hop off + Top 6 attractions (only 5 attractions really,as the bus counts as 1
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Paul D
Empire State Building
Avoid this company at all costs. There are better providers who do not mislead you to buy tickets that are not as
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Toronto, Canada
Don't waste your money
Waste of time and money. They don't mark their bus pick up locations very well. Very few buses. had to wait.Fell
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Nala Singham
The best tour guide in the world- Nala Singham. I’m still laughing at his jokes five months later after meeting
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London, United Kingdom
Night Time Bus Tour - does what it says on the tin!
We enjoyed a night time tour of New York - saw all the Manhattan sights, including Times Square, Empire State
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Avoid it at all costs
Within 5 minutes of getting on the Downtown loop tour bus with our 2 teenagers, on our first day in New York, the
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Disappointing experience
Don’t waste your money or time with this. We missed the first ferry because the schedule on the website was
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Worthless pass, dishonest company still waiting on refund!
I feel like our bus driver was in cahoots with Tours R Us, which is a total scam! We bought this pass, and walked
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Girls do NYC
We were very disappointed with the bus. The recorded tour lacked luster. We finally got seating on the Lower level
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