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Go New York Explorer Pass

The New York Explorer Pass allows access to New York’s most popular attractions while saving you time and money! Enjoy your choice of admission to 3, 4, 5, 7 oder 10 of the best attractions that the Big Apple has to offer. Pay nothing at the gate!

Go New York Explorer Pass Updates - Know Before You Go

  • Due to COVID-19 many tours and attractions now require pre-booking to manage capacity and maintain social distancing. The steps required for making reservations may be found under the 'Reservations' section of the Go New York Explorer Pass digital guidebook (download instructions will be included with your documentation). It is your responsibility to check each attraction’s admission policies, hours of operation, and special instructions for getting in before you go.

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Make the most of your time in the Big Apple with the easy-to-use Go New York Explorer Pass. Enjoy the flexibility to mix and match your pre-booked activities and skip the ticket lines at many attractions for fast track entry. Plus, with the Go New York Explorer Pass save up to 54% on the combined price of individual tickets.

With a Go New York Explorer Pass you can choose admission to 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 or 10 of the best New York attractions from a list of over 100 must-see sights, museums and tours - and all for one low pre-paid price!

So if you can't decide between watching the sunset from the Empire State Building or taking a Ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island: or maybe between visiting the iconic Guggenheim Museum or taking a bike ride over the famous Brooklyn Bridge - do them all with the Go New York Explorer Pass!

The fully digital Go New York Explorer Pass is valid for 60 days from the first attraction visited, giving you the freedom to explore the Big Apple at your own pace. The Go New York Explorer Pass also includes a digital guidebook packed with attraction information.

Featured Attractions

Simply pick 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 or 10 attractions from the 100+ attractions featured below. Please remember, featured attractions can be seasonal or withdrawn at any time without notice. For the most up to date attraction line-up please visit gocity.com/new-york/en-us/EXP-Guide.

Advance reservations may be required for certain attractions and tours. Check your guidebook for more information.

Top attractions

  • Big Bus New York Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour
  • Empire State Building
  • Top of the Rock Observatory
  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • Madame Tussauds New York
  • Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Immigration Museum – Ferry Ticket
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • 9/11 Tribute Center & Audio Tour
  • Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises (Choose 1 of 4): Best of New York
  • One World Observatory
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum with Audio Tour
  • The Edge

Local Favourites

  • The Downtown Experience: Virtual Reality Bus Tour
  • NYC TV & Movie Sites Bus Tour or When Harry Met Seinfeld Bus Tour by On Location Tours (choose 1)
  • Luna Park at Coney Island - 24 Ride Wristband
  • Deno's Wonder Wheel at Coney Island
  • Harlem Gospel Tour (Sunday Service) by Inside Out Tours
  • Hallelujah! Gospel Wednesdays Walking Tour by Harlem One Stop
  • Central Park TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour
  • High Line-Chelsea-Meatpacking Tour
  • The Cathedral of St. John the Divine
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden
  • Staten Island Yankees Game
  • New York Botanical Garden
  • Harlem Bike Rental by Unlimited Biking
  • Staten Island Zoo
  • Welcome to Harlem - Harlem Jazz Series (Tuesday or Friday)
  • Snug Harbor Botanical Garden in Staten Island
  • The Color Factory
  • Surrey Rental on Governors Island (2-hours)
  • SEA LIFE at American Dream
  • Escape Virtuality: 1 Escape Room
  • Victorian Gardens at Wollman Rink in Central Park
  • LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, Westchester

New York City Museums

  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
  • The MET: Cloisters with Audio Tour or The Metropolitan Museum of Art with Audio Tour (choose 1)
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
  • Museum of Sex
  • Museum of the City of New York
  • New York Historical Society
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • Museum of Arts and Design
  • International Center of Photography
  • New Museum
  • Fraunces Tavern
  • South Street Seaport Museum
  • Brooklyn Museum of Art
  • MoMA PS1
  • New York Transit Museum
  • El Museo del Barrio
  • Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
  • Museum of Chinese in America
  • Currently unavailable
  • Museum at Eldridge St.
  • New York Hall of Science
  • The Skyscraper Museum
  • Currently unavailable
  • Staten Island Museum
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • Museum of Ice Cream
  • The Paley Center for Media

New York Tours

  • The RIDE
  • Liberty Super Express Cruise
  • Radio City Music Hall: Stage Door Tour
  • Madison Square Garden: MSG All Access Tour
  • Hop-On Hop-Off Water Taxi: All Day Access Pass
  • The TOUR
  • Broadway and Times Square Walking Tour
  • Fashion Windows Walking Tour
  • Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Hands-On 9/11 Tour
  • Hamilton Walking Tour
  • Clipper City Tall Ship Cruises
  • Central Park Walking Tour
  • Top of the High Line and The Vessel Tour (Hudson Yards)
  • Grand Central Terminal Audio Tour
  • Greenwich Village Walking Tour
  • SoHo - Little Italy - Chinatown Walking Tour
  • Marvel & DC Superheroes Walking Tour
  • NYC Sketching Art Tour
  • The Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Neighborhood Tour
  • Catacombs by Candlelight Tour
  • Intrepid Audio Tour
  • NYC Slavery and Underground Railroad Walking Tour
  • Staten Island Ferry Audio Guide + Empire Outlet Coupons
  • Secrets of Hudson Yards, High Line & The Vessel Walking Tour
  • Graffiti & Street Art Walking Tour of Brooklyn
  • Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour in Williamsburg
  • Wall Street Tour of the New York Financial District
  • Harlem Highlights Bike Tour by Unlimited Biking
  • Carnegie Hall Tour
  • Gospel Walking Tour of Brooklyn
  • Bronx’s Little Italy and Arthur Avenue Walking Tour
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral Tour with Express Entry
  • Harlem Cultural Walking Tours
  • Hudson River Bike Rental by Unlimited Biking
  • Secrets of Downtown: Lower Manhattan Walking Tour
  • Alternative Street Art Tour of the Lower East Side
  • HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino
  • Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises - Landmark Cruise, Liberty Cruise, Circle Line Statue by Night Cruise, Downtown Liberty Express Cruise (choose 1)
  • Shearwater Classic Schooner Cruise
  • East Village TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour
  • Yankee Stadium: Classic Stadium Tours
  • Central Park Bike Tour by Unlimited Biking
  • Ghosts of Greenwich Village bt Top Dog Tours
  • Rockefeller Center Tour
  • A Walk Through History Tour by City Rambler
  • A Walk in the Park Tour by City Rambler
  • Brooklyn Bridge Walking Tour by Unlimited Biking
  • Blazing Saddles: Brooklyn Bridge Bike Tour or Rental (Pier 17)
  • Hudson River Bike Rentals by Blazing Saddles
  • Highlights of Midtown Architectural Walking Tour by Inside Out Tours
  • Central Park Bike Rental by Unlimited Biking
  • NYC Holiday Market & Christmas Lights Walking Tour
  • Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises (Choose 1 of 4): Harbor Lights Cruise
  • Masters of the Camera NYC Rooftop Photoshoot
  • Brooklyn Bridge Bike Tour by Unlimited Biking
  • Brooklyn Bridge Bike Rental by Unlimited Biking

Foodie Experiences

  • Food on Foot Tour
  • Spirits on Foot Tour: Beer, Spirits and Wine Crawl
  • Taste of NY: Bagel & Cream Cheese from Davidovich Bakery
  • Taste of NY: Beer at Brooklyn Brewery
  • Taste of NY: Chinatown Pork Bun (by Museum of Chinese in America)

Experience Includes

  • Your choice of 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 or 10 of the best New York attractions from a list of 100+ attractions
  • Skip-the-line admission to many of the attractions
  • Savings of up to 54% off the combined price of individual attractions
  • Fully flexible ticket - tickets are open-dated and valid to first use at any time within 2 years of purchase
  • One easy-to-use pass which is valid up to 60 days from first use allowing you to do as much as you want each day
  • Print your tickets in advance or simply present on your smartphone for direct access to the attractions

Additional information

Featured attractions (subject to change without notice)

  • The RIDE
  • Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus New York: Classic Tour 1-Day Tour
  • The TOUR
  • Madame Tussauds New York
  • Yankee Stadium: Classic Tour
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and Space Shuttle
  • 9/11 Memorial Guided Tour
  • Lincoln Center Tour
  • Radio City Stage Door Tour
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not!® Times Square
  • Museum of Sex
  • The Color Factory
  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • Secrets of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
  • Catacombs by Candlelight Tour
  • Harlem Jazz Series
  • City Winery Tour
  • Trolls the Experience
  • New York Historical Society Museum
  • Gulliver's Gate
  • Harlem Gospel Tour (Sunday Service)
  • The Whitney Museum of American Art
  • High Line - Chelsea - Meatpacking District Neighbourhood Walking Tour
  • Bronx's Little Italy and Arthur Avenue Neighborhood Walking Tour
  • Alternative New York Street Art Walking Tour of the Lower East Side
  • NY Slavery & Underground Railroad Walking Tour
  • Spirits On Foot: Beer, Spirits & Wine Crawl
  • Fashion Windows Walking Tour
  • The Museum of the City of New York
  • SPYSCAPE
  • Graffiti & Street Art Workshop
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center
  • Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Ferry Immigration Museum - Ferry Ticket**
  • Daytime Statue Sail or City Lights Sail
  • Clipper City Tall Ship: Daytime Statue Sail
  • Brooklyn Bridge Bike Rental (Full Day) by Unlimited Biking
  • Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Walking Tour
  • Brooklyn Bridge Bike Tour
  • Downtown Liberty Express Cruise by Circle Line Downtown
  • The Downtown Experience by THE RIDE
  • Statue by Night Cruise by Circle Line Downtown
  • Hamilton Happy Hour Tour
  • Wall Street Walking Tour
  • SoHo - Litlle Italy - Chinatown Neighborhood Walking Tour
  • Secrets of Downtown Walking Tour
  • Empire State Building
  • Top of the Rock Observatory
  • Rockefeller Center Tour
  • The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
  • Landmarks Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing
  • Lady Liberty Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing
  • New York Water Taxi: All Day Access Pass
  • 9/11 Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Hands-On 9/11 Tour
  • Best of NYC Cruise by Circle Line Sightseeing (*$10 upgrade fee applies)
  • A walk Through History - The Essential Walking Tour of Lower Manhattan
  • Harbor Lights Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing
  • National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey
  • Greenwich Village Walking Tour
  • Hudson River Bike Rental (Full Day) by Unlimited Biking
  • Central Park Bike Rental (Full Day) by Unlimited Biking
  • Food On Foot Tours
  • Madison Square Garden All Access Tour
  • Braodway & Time Square Walking Tour
  • Central Park Bike Tour by Unlimited Biking
  • Night Tour by Big Bus
  • Woodbury Common Bus Tour (Scheduled Round Trip + VIP Coupon Booklet)
  • NYC TV & Movie Bus Tour by On Location Tours***
  • Highlights of Midtown Artchitecture Walking Tour
  • Central Park TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour*
  • Holiday Markets & Christmas Lights Walking Tour
  • Bryant Park Ice Skating (Express Skate) at the Bank of America Winter Village
  • Queens-Flushing Meadows International Food Excursion
  • Marvel & DC Superheroes Tours
  • Central Park Walking Tour
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art with Audio Tour
  • Guggenheim Museum
  • Gossip Girl Sites Bus Tour by On Location Tours***
  • Surrey Rental on Governors' Island (2 Hours)
  • Harlem Bike Tour
  • New York Botanical Garden
  • The Met Breuer with Audio Tour
  • The Met Cloisters with Audio Tour
  • When Harry Met Seinfeld Bus Tour by On Location Tours***
  • Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour in Williamsburg
  • Harlem Bike Rental (Full Day) by Unlimited Biking
  • Brooklyn Museum & Brooklyn Botanic Garden Combo
  • Luna Park at Coney Island: Thrill Seeker Pass
  • Graffiti & Street Art Walking Tour in Brooklyn
  • Secrets of Brooklyn: The insider's Scavenger Hunt

* Seasonal
** Ferry Ticket provides ACCESS ONLY to the island. Tickets to the Statue’s “Pedestal” and “Crown” require an advance reservation for a fee and space is limited. Pedestal and Crown tickets are not available with your Explorer Pass.
***Choice of 1 On Location Bus Tour. You will also need to leave a credit card number to hold your reservation, however, the credit card will only be charged if you do not show up for the tour.

Please note some attractions require advance reservations. Please consult your guidebook for details on how to book.

Terms & Conditions

  • You will be issued a gate-ready New York Explorer Pass Ticket, enabling you to start using your Explorer Pass as soon as you arrive in New York. The New York Explorer Pass will be available to download from your customer account shortly after your order processes. Print your Pass or present it directly on your mobile device to get into each attraction.
  • Some featured attractions may require advanced reservations. The steps required for making reservations may be found under the 'Reservations' section of the Go New York Explorer Pass digital guidebook (download instructions will be included with your documentation).It is your responsibility to check each attraction’s admission policies, hours of operation, and special instructions for getting in before you go.
  • The New York Explorer Pass is activated the first time it is used and will expire after all your admissions are used or 60 days (whichever comes first). There are no refunds if you do not use all of your attraction admissions.
  • Featured attractions can be withdrawn at any time without notice and there are no refunds should a particular attraction be withdrawn.
  • The New York Explorer Pass includes only one visit per attraction. You can not visit the same attraction twice.
  • Cancellation Policy: Tickets can be cancelled for free up to your holiday departure date provided that you have not already used your ticket to pre-book attractions.