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THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE Powered By THE RIDE

By: The Ride
From $54.00
THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE Powered By THE RIDE
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90-minute multimedia tour of Downtown Manhattan featuring some of THE RIDE's signature performance interludes enhanced with virtual reality!
$54.00
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90-minute multimedia tour of Downtown Manhattan featuring some of THE RIDE's signature performance interludes enhanced with virtual reality!
$54.00
Overview
See Downtown Manhattan from a rare perspective on a bus tour that includes state–of–the–art virtual reality technology. As you cruise past top landmarks, your goggles take you back in time to important historical moments, from George Washington’s inauguration to Black Tuesday. When you’re not immersed in the VR scenes, your guide provides little–known facts about points of interest on the itinerary, including the Brooklyn Bridge, Chinatown, and One World Trade.
What to Expect
  • 90-minute multimedia historic adventure past Downtown Manhattan locations and iconic landmarks including South Street Seaport, Brooklyn Bridge, Battery Park, 9/11 Memorial, China Town, Wall street and One World Observatory 
  • Fun, original & informative music and videos that support guide's deeply researched narrative
  • Theater-style, side facing seating & floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views
  • Advanced audio/visual technology including 40 LCD TV screens showing footage of Downtown Manhattan
  • VR moments that will lift your imagination out of your seat as you participate in George Washington's Inaugural, Experience Black Tuesday 1929, fly to the astounding view of One World Observatory, endure an immigrants passage across the sea and more! 
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Fantastic

This was such a great experience. I was not prepared for a very touching part that made this attraction worth every penny. The guide was fantastic too. Lots of energy and interaction with the audience! So glad we did this!More

Thank danyellegeorge
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review of THE DOWNTOWN Experience. The worlds only VR experience on a bus. The 9/11 moment is perhaps the most emotional moment you will have on any tour in NYC. Thats how impactful it is with original lyrics and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantastic

What an experience! From the start to finish we enjoyed every part. The tour is very informative & fun with actors, VR and a huge side on bus view to travel through New York on. I would definitely recommend this and would book again if...More

Thank mel130170
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5 star review of THE DOWNTOWN Experience. The worlds only VR experience on a bus! It is wonderful reviews like this that make people excited to try us when they are in NYC. We are definitely the most innovative and exciting...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Very boring

The tour guide was very good however the experience did not meet our expectations. We were expecting more street actors not just one and more virtual reality. Overall my family of five was very bored.More

Thank Judy S
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Will never understand how anyone can say our experiences are boring. It sounds like you were looking for THE RIDE (many street entertainers) instead of THE DOWNTOWN Experience which has one ands 5 Virtual Reality moments. If you can tell us any other company in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fabulous!!

We had an excellent time on the Downtown Experience. Our guide, Krysta was a joy, making all the historical information come alive with her enthusiasm, knowledge and flair for the dramatic! I learned so much about New York's history and architecture. The virtual reality parts...More

Thank ShirleyIreland
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5 star review of THE DOWNTOWN Experience. The worlds only integrated Virtual Reality experience on a bus! It was wonderful to have you aboard with us. Please tell your friends and family about your experience. We'd love to have them aboard...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Unique way to tour NYC!

Our group of 5 used this as one of our Explorer Pass activities. This is more of a historical tour of the different areas of NYC enhanced by the use of virtual reality, a little theatrics and a wonderful tour guide. Our tour guide, Marissa,...More

Thank Danielle C
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your 4 star review of THE DOWNTOWN Experience. The worlds only integrated bus tour with Virtual Reality! It was wonderful to have you aboard with us. Please tell your friends and family about your experience. We'd love to have them aboard as...More

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TravelGirl048
June 27, 2018|
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Response from geneva | Reviewed this property |
It is about 40%. So u are constantly putting goggles on and off
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