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Skyline Tour of New York City provided by Royal City Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
No visit to New York City is complete without marveling at the sparkling skyline, but you can't find the best views unless you leave Manhattan. With this guided skyline panorama tour, you can enjoy some of the best skyline vistas from the nearby New Jersey waterfront. Highlights include picture-perfect views of Lower Manhattan, the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building, and a stop for refreshments at a classic Italian bakery.
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    Liberty State Park
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 2
    Carlo's Bakery
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Hoboken Waterfront Walkway
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 4
    Hamilton Park
    Stop: 30 minutes
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Highlights
  • Experience New York City skyline views from the New Jersey waterfront
  • See iconic NYC sights, like the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Enjoy views from Liberty State Park, and the Hoboken Waterfront Walkway
  • Choose from two Midtown Manhattan departure locations, with travel included
Important Information
Departure Point
790 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA 371 7th Ave, New York, NY 10001, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Carlo's Bakery
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Always bring a jacket. The tour happens by the windy Hudson River Bank
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 52 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Wendy Parfitt wrote a review Mar 2020
Bath, United Kingdom1 contribution
Comfortable, clean transport. Our guide Dan was very pleasant and informative. Beautiful views of the Manhattan night skyline from New Jersey, stopping at different locations. A poignant stop at The Empty Sky Memorial was a beautiful tribute to the New Jersey victims of 9/11.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Hfa7761 wrote a review Mar 2020
Pasadena, Texas51 contributions11 helpful votes
Daniel was a great tour guide. He gave us interesting history, many facts about the area, and pointed out current and historical sights. Friendly, helpful and courteous. We had a great time.
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Response from RoyalCityTours, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Tour of New York City
Responded Mar 10, 2020
Dear Hfa7761, Thank you for sharing your experience with fellow travelers. We are delighted you enjoyed your tour with one of our highly rated guides. We hope to see you again soon. We appreciate your business.
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Nicky wrote a review Mar 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom3 contributions
The guide/driver was very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about New York and New Jersey. He drove us to the best locations, he showed us unbelievable views of the Manhattan skyline! Best tour I’ve ever been on! What an incredible experience!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from RoyalCityTours, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Tour of New York City
Responded Mar 10, 2020
Dear mangogirl29, We love hearing how our travelers enjoy our tours. Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others. We appreciate you and your business. Please come back to enjoy our other highly rated tours.
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Paul S wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions
Great experience which was brought to life by a very informative and cheerful guide - a clear evening was useful to identify the landmarks. Well worth the time and money.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from RoyalCityTours, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Tour of New York City
Responded Mar 10, 2020
paulsL7052SQ, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with other travelers. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you on one our other highly rated tours.
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Rosana Z wrote a review Feb 2020
Santa Cruz, California12 contributions2 helpful votes
This was by far the best tour we did while in NY. The views were fantastic, the guide, Millie, was adorable, fun and funny. I strong recommend the tour to anyone who really want to see the fantastic skyline of New York.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from RoyalCityTours, Guest Relations Manager at Skyline Tour of New York City
Responded Mar 10, 2020
rosanaz418, We are delighted you enjoyed one of our Royal tours with one of our top rated guide. Thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers. We appreciate you and your business. Hope to see you soon on another one of our tours.
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Emmalima
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Adventure!
What an adventure! My family and I booked this last minute with not a lot of expectations. The company's customer
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Slugg123
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Great even though it rained
Awesome tour and the driver was fantastic and the added bonus of Brooklyn bridge was great. The weather was full on
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Montse P
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Nice experience but don’t pay $89 for this wait til it’s half price as it’s not worth $89
Over crowded . Lights are nice but not spectacular. If you can’t fit this into your trip don’t worry the lights in
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TeddyTheExplorer
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Perfect
Loved this tour. Visited in the 3rd January so just caught the end of it. The houses are spectacular, Millie our to
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844kimberleyp
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Magical and extravagant
Millie our tour guide was terrific, very friendly and gave us lots of great information not only about Dyker height
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nomz30
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Christmas 2019
Insane amount of decorations! It’s was a magical experience. So much effort has been put into each house.
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Creamery4
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Best way to see the lights as a visitor to the city
Very pleasant way to see these beautiful homes. Even the bus journey through city traffic to get there and back was
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BeliMarbella
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Great excursion
I highly recommend this excursion with Molly our guide and Harrison the driver singing christmas songs, very amusin
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londonh919
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Fun atmosphere
Wonderful tour! Great information and fun atmosphere on ride on the bus. Millie and Harrison did a wonderful job.
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Raz1007
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Simply beautiful
A wonderful tour out to see the light displays — large tour bus hard for this with those with mobility issues. Mor
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sussibobergmartinell
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Awesome
The guide Millie was phenomenal and the singing driver Harrisson was funny and had a great singingvoice🤗
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mjade05
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Festive
It was a good tour. Wish it was a little longer and had more time to get hit chocolate and at Dumbo. But it was g
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Journey295871
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Great tour!
We enjoyed every minute. Our guide, Millie, was sweet and knowledgeable. The lights were fantastic. I would highly
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xmasfairy62
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Excellent
A trip not to be missed. Wrap up and wear comfortable shoes and enjoy the lights. We even had a festive sing song o
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sarao880
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Overpriced and rushed
The 3.5 hour tour is misleading. You only spend one rushed hour at the lights. Our tour guide was walking very fast
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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