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Manhattan Experience Tour

The title says it all – if you are looking for a comprehensive intro to the city that never sleeps, then this is the tour for you! Accompanied by a professional guide, this coach tour takes you to the best sites in Upper and Lower Manhattan from Harlem to Battery Park and also includes a 60-minute sightseeing cruise and admission to Top of the Rock for fantastic views across the Big Apple.

Accompanied by a professional tour guide, see all of Manhattan from Harlem to Battery Park as well as enjoying access to the Top of the Rock where you can enjoy amazing views of the city and a sightseeing cruise around New York's famous harbours.

The sights you’ll see in amazing Manhattan are among the most breathtaking and well-known images in the world and this comprehensive tour of New York City’s oldest borough will show you the ins and outs.

Drive along Museum Mile, a section of 5th Avenue that hosts such world-class museums as the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Jewish Museum. You will also visit beautiful Central Park,Times Square, Greenwich Village and the Financial District.

On arrival at Battery Park, you will leave the coach and head out on to the water for a 60-minute Harbour Cruise.

Enjoy wonderful views of the famous Manhattan Skyline, Ellis Island, and the Brooklyn Bridge before your cruise culminates with close-up views of the Statue of Liberty.

The tour pauses for lunch (not included, payable locally) at Hudson Eats at Brookfield Place - it is a dining terrace featuring fast-casual concepts from 14 chef-driven eateries including Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar, Umami Burger, Dos Toros Taqueria, Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque, P.J. Clarke’s and more.

The location is across the street from One World Trade Center and you will also have the chance to walk around One World Trade Center and its neighbouring landmarks and memorials. These monuments pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks and symbolize the resilience of the people of New York City.

Continue on your guided tour of the Big Apple and enjoy a stop at St. John the Divine – the largest Gothic Cathedral in the world and also see Grant's Tomb, Harlem, Fifth Avenue and the Rockefeller Center where the tour concludes.

A Top of the Rock ticket is also included in the price of the tour and with this ticket you can ascend to the observation deck on the 70th floor of the Rockefeller Center and enjoy some of the best 360° views of New York City and beyond, including great views of Central Park and the Empire State Building.

Experience Includes

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  • Print your tickets in advance or simply present on your smartphone
  • Deluxe coach sightseeing tour of New York City
  • Take in the best sights in Upper and Lower Manhattan from Harlem to Battery Park
  • 60-minute New York Sightseeing Cruises with views of the Statue of Liberty and the wonderful Manhattan skyline
  • Admission to Top of the Rock
  • Professional tour guide

Experience Excludes

  • Optional gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off


Daily, year round.

Departure location

Gray Line CitySightseeing NY Visitors Centre at 777 8th Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets (just off Times Square).

Start times



Around 8 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • Tour operates daily throughout the year except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Customers must be at the departure location near Times Square by 8.45am. The tour will not wait for latecomers.
  • The Top of the Rock visit at the end of the tour is unescorted. You will be given your Top of the Rock ticket by your tour guide and this ticket can be used at any time and does not have to be used on the day.
  • Please note, once downloaded, this ticket cannot be cancelled, refunded or exchanged.