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New York: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

New York: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

Activity provider: Big Bus Tours - New York

From US$ 53.99 per person

Discover the city that doesn't sleep aboard an open-top sightseeing bus. Hop on and off at your leisure and take in the city's most iconic sights like Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, and more.

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Valid 1 - 3 days
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Audio guide included
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the best of the Big Apple from the top deck of an open-top sightseeing bus
  • Immerse yourself in the incredible energy of Midtown and Downtown Manhattan
  • Hop on or hop off at your leisure to create your own customized journey around the city
  • Hear fascinating history and interesting facts with the included audio commentary
  • Experience the thrill of the street with an included 1-hour bike rental
Full description

Admire New York City’s top sights and most popular neighborhoods from the top deck of an open-top Hop-On Hop-Off bus. See iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, Times Square, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Enhance your experience with multi-attraction or sightseeing cruise combo tickets.

Experience the diverse culture, beautiful parks, stunning architecture, and picturesque views both from the top of the open-air sightseeing bus and on foot when you choose to hop off to further explore.

Hop off and back on at your leisure, creating your own customized itinerary around the city while on the Uptown and Downtown loops. Benefit from a live bus-tracking app tracking so that you will always know exactly when the next bus will arrive. 

Enjoy new, state-of-the-art audio commentary that is informative, highly entertaining, and engaging for adults and children alike.

Choose from 3 ticket options:

1. Classic Ticket includes unlimited boarding on Uptown and Downtown loops for 1 day

2. Classic Ticket plus a 90-minute Circle Line sightseeing cruise

3. Best of New York Package includes Classic ticket plus Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty skip-the-line tickets

Top sights on the Downtown loop include: 

• The Flatiron District 

• Union Square 

• Greenwich Village

• East Village 

• Chinatown

• Little Italy

• Wall St. and the Stock Exchange 

• SoHo 

Top sights on the Uptown loop include: 

• Times Square 

• Upper East Side

• Central Park

• Museum Mile

• Uptown Manhattan

• MoMA 

• The Met

• Columbus Circle

Includes
  • Hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus ticket
  • Live bus tracking via the free Big Bus app
  • Included 1-hour bike rental from any Unlimited Biking location
  • Entertaining audio commentary (earbuds provided)
  • 90-minute Circle Line sightseeing cruise (if option selected)
  • Entry to Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

Know before you go

  • If a combo ticket is chosen, visits to the attractions can be done on a different day, within 3 days of the bus tour
  • The bus tour must be done first and on the date chosen for your reservation
  • Buses run every 15-20 minutes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

based on 939 reviews

Review summary

  • Transportation
    3.9/5
  • Value for money
    3.7/5
  • Safety
    4.3/5
  • Service
    3.8/5

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The bus and the cruise where ok. However the service could improve since the employees that give information about the tour (times, etc) and help you hop on are very disrespectful, with no clear communication, and mixed information. The bus get you through all the city and you can hop on and off to really explore the city and walk since it doesn’t get close to all the landmarks and attractions

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September 22, 2022

I ended up adding another day, it was just fantastic. I stayed on the bus all the way around the first time and then I went around again and hopped off at the places I wanted to spend more time with. Would highly recommend Big Bus New York. Thankyou such a great way to see New York.

September 13, 2022

I enjoyed the Big Bus. It was easy to understand and the app was a great help! Wanda helped us get our tickets and she was excellent!!!! She made sure we had everything ready to go. The only thing I would suggest is planning things out so you have enough time to get to certain locations. Getting back was a bit hard since everyone was trying to get back a good majority of the buses we're full.

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August 8, 2022

Product ID: 52377