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Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride

Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride

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Take a ride on the wild side with this 30-minute speedboat tour of New York City. Hop on board The Beast and let the fun begin. This high-speed boat tour along New York Harbor — complete with loud, rocking music and playful narration — acts like a roller coaster on water. It’s a must-do experience for adrenalin junkies.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Manhattan Adventure Boat Ride

Manhattan Adventure Boat Ride

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This custom sightseeing tour on the Hudson River is designed for photographers and tourists alike. Travel on the same media boat that news photographers use to cover breaking stories, and view more than 40 iconic sights—including the New York City skyline—from unique vantage points. The captain’s narration provides a comprehensive overview of New York Harbor, with close-up views of landmarks like the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Empire State Building General & Skip-the-Line Tickets

Empire State Building General & Skip-the-Line Tickets

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Marvel at the 360-degree, unobstructed views from the Empire State Building and explore its Interactive Museum and more with this combo ticket. See NYC's landmarks from the 86th-floor observatory, enjoy the exhibitions and augmented reality viewfinders on the 80th floor; and explore the 2nd-floor museum’s immersive displays on the building's history. Upgrade for skip-the-line access.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.73
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$45.73
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New York CityPASS

New York CityPASS

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Get the New York CityPASS and enjoy great discounts at some of the Big Apple’s top attractions. Your CityPASS mobile tickets are valid for 9 days from the date of first use of first use for NYC favorites like the Empire State Building, American Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Statue of Liberty, Guggenheim Museum, 9/11 Memorial and Museum and much more.
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  • 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$136.00
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$136.00

Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge Boat Tour

Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge Boat Tour

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This boat tour is great for anyone who wants to see the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and Ellis Island while having fun on fast boats. Our professional boat captains are coast guard licensed and will show you New York Harbor on this 30 minute speedboat tour. We stop the boat multiple times for you to get the best photos of Manhattan. Daily departures from our dock at North Cove Marina downtown. It's a lot of fun for the whole family!
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Edge Observation Deck - General Admission

Edge Observation Deck - General Admission

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Though there’s serious competition for where to find the best NYC views, you can enjoy the cityscape from the tallest outdoor observation platform in the entire Western Hemisphere with a visit to the Edge Observation Deck. Secure this prebooked admission ticket to guarantee your time slot, and head to the West Side to experience New York’s newest, sky-high attraction. Just walk across a suspended glass floor and enjoy 360-degree views.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.37
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$41.37
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9/11 Memorial Museum Admission Ticket

9/11 Memorial Museum Admission Ticket

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Prebook your admission to the 9/11 Memorial Museum in lower Manhattan, and guarantee your entry to the center that documented the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001. Museum artifacts include first-person accounts of what happened on that September morning in 2001, multi-media displays, and exhibits on history, which commemorate nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives in the attacks.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.00
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$28.00
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Private Central Park TV and Movie Sites Walking Tour
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Private Central Park TV and Movie Sites Walking Tour

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On average, 98 movie scenes are shot in New York City every month, and unless you’re following all the details daily, you might pass by spots and not even know it. This Central Park TV and movie sites walking tour takes you through the city with a guide who knows all the best filming locations from ‘Sex and the City,’ ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s,’ ‘Home Alone 2,’ and more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.25
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Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour plus One World Observatory Ticket

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Take in all the highlights of New York City on this comprehensive, one-of-a-kind tour. Explore the Big Apple like a New Yorker, as you walk, ride the subway and take the Staten Island ferry. Visit Times Square, the Broadway Theater District, Grand Central Terminal, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and much more. Entrance to the One World Observatory is also included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
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New York City Tour with Driver-Guide and Separate Guide Option

New York City Tour with Driver-Guide and Separate Guide Option

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Explore New York City at your own pace on a private tour that lets you customize your itinerary. Your personal guide helps you to craft your dream journey around NYC, making this trip a rewarding adventure for everyone from first-time visitors to NYC regulars. Plus, while many tours have one driver/guide, on this trip you can choose a separate guide and driver so you can ensure your guide’s full attention.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$849.00
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$849.00
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Personalized Experience with your Local Tour Guide

Personalized Experience with your Local Tour Guide

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Discover NYC with a local licensed Tour Guide. We'll organize a fully customized experience based on your requests and preferences. Travelers come from all over to visit the Big Apple. Some get here for the 1st time after years waiting for this trip, others will be here for the 100th time. We all have different expectations and ideas of what we would like to do once we land in NYC. With this Private Walking Tour, you can choose both the length (2, 4, 6, 8 hours) and the number of things you will like to visit. You may choose to focus on more iconic areas or perhaps visit more off-the-beaten-path ones. We can even go to Hoboken, New Jersey for some unparalleled views of the Skyline! Most requested itineraries (4-hr) Hidden Gems & Secrets of NYC Midtown and Roosevelt Island Tramway Lower Manhattan & The Villages Downtown & The 9/11 Memorial Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo & The Bridge Across the Hudson with Hoboken, NJ We can help you tailor your itinerary.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.50
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$72.50
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Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx Private Tour with a Driver-Guide

Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx Private Tour with a Driver-Guide

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See the parts of New York City most travelers miss with this private tour to Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. With your personal guide, you can explore historic neighborhoods and vibrant communities in a comfortable minivan that accommodates up to six passengers. Visit the cultural hub of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, stop to see the Manhattan skyline from Dumbo, and head to the Bronx to visit Yankee Stadium, Little Italy, and more. With private transportation and hotel pickup included, this tour might be the best way for a local's view of NYC.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$849.00
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$849.00
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New York City to the Hamptons Private Day Trip

New York City to the Hamptons Private Day Trip

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Live the life of a New York City VIP during this private, full-day, trip to the Hamptons, the seaside retreat of the city’s rich and famous. Travel by private chauffeured minivan to this exclusive area to spend the day exploring its sprawling mansions, shopping in the quaint shops of Southampton, visiting a local vineyard and admiring the fishing boats of Montauk.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$949.00
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$949.00
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Wall Street & Financial District Private Walking Tour

Wall Street & Financial District Private Walking Tour

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Discover more of downtown Manhattan on a half-day walking tour with your own private guide. Explore the Financial District and hear about New York City’s history as you pass the Custom House and Bowling Green. See attractions such as Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange, 9/11 Memorial, and the Oculus, and view the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island from southern tip of Manhattan.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.50
Price varies by group size
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$72.50
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Private New York Christmas Tour with Driver and Guide

Private New York Christmas Tour with Driver and Guide

Christmas in New York City mean fabulous shopping, holiday displays, and crowded, icy sidewalks. Get a personalized introduction to New York while staying warm and dry with a convenient, 6-hour guided tour that includes door-to-door transport for up to six passengers in a private car. Create the perfect itinerary for your interests, and check off every stop on your holiday list at your own pace.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$599.00
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$599.00
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New York City Private Post Cruise Shore Excursion

New York City Private Post Cruise Shore Excursion

With just a few hours on shore, it can be tough to figure out what to do with your time in New York City. Rest easy with this private Manhattan sightseeing tour, where a guide is ready to plan the itinerary, pick you up, and lead you to the best sights across Manhattan. Highlights include Wall Street, Central Park, and even Rockefeller Center, and plenty of time for photo ops in between.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,000.00
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