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Central Park Carriage Company

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About Central Park Carriage Company
Central Park Carriage Company strives to give the best possible service to our clents and our horses. Our horse drawn carriages are Owner operated. The majority of our members are working with their own horse an carriage. Guided tours of Central Park via Horse Drawn Carriage have been a tradition in Central Park since the 1850's When you book with us you book directly with owner/driver/ member of The Central Park Carriage Company. No middle. NO BOOKING FEE! Deal directly with the owner operators. Most of our group members have over 25 years experience. Please beware of third party sellers who are not directly affiliated with this business. WE are hands on guys and gals. The gentleman you may encounter in the streets approaching Central Park with maps in hand asking do you want carriage rides? *Do not work for our business* they are pedicab salesman who are trying to "bait and switch" you into a pedicab! Beware of third-party sellers come straight to the Central Park Carriage Company.
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Reviewed October 30, 2019 via mobile

Carriage tours are really a tourist trap but they have lasted the test of time. Plenty to choose from. Interesting tour guides.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Myself and my husband visited New York in May and a horse and carriage trip in central park was on my bucket list. Our driver Frank Rodden was absolutely fantastic. He was so chatty and told us so much about the surroundings. His horse Pickles...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Rita C
Reviewed May 15, 2019

We caught a carriage at the South East corner of Central Park. It was a nice and sunnt day in May. We had an interesting conversation with our well-traveled, friendly driver of Irish descent. We talked about the sights we passed, New York and politics....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank daniellakimber
Reviewed March 28, 2019

Frank was delightful. After running the gauntlet of salesmen trying to talk me out of the horse carriage and into a people powered carriage, I was directed to Frank. He has a wicked sense of humor and is quite informative. He seemed to enjoy his...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michael N
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

I prebooked online, a 45min carriage for Chritmas Day at 10 am, as requested we arrived at 9.45 - but due to bad organisation we did not get in a carriage until 10.15 and then the ride only lasted for 30 mins . Also I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LynAustralia
Frank R, Owner at Central Park Carriage Company, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2019

First of all Christmas Day is an extremely hectic day for us, one of the busiest days of the year. Secondly I have checked my records and I have gotten back to you and there is no double charge. If you can email me a...More

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

It’s just not worth it. They have a plaque on the side of the carriage stating prices which instantly made us wary as it tells you there a problems with bad practices. They have a price of $50+ for 20 minutes and then $20 +...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank oakwoodfencing
Frank R, Owner at Central Park Carriage Company, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

The signs on the side of the carriage are displaying the legal rates set by the city of New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs. It actually promotes good business practices as the rates are fixed for each carriage for each ride. I'm not sure...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

I would certainly recommend this company to anyone visiting Central Park for the first time. It cost less than $60 for our 30 minute tour. The guide was very informative and pointed out a lot of famous sights, ranging from celebrity apartments to movie filming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank conqueror-wyrm
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We took the 45 minute ride through Central Park. The carriage driver was incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining. We can't recommend them more highly.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rockets1996
Reviewed July 29, 2018

My wife and I were married in New York 11 years ago, after which we walked through Central Park and had our wedding breakfast at the Park Lane Hotel. We have been back almost every year and 'always' spend time in central park, walking and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

What a fun experience! I can't remember our drivers name =( but I certainly can remember the horses name, Pickles. The driver was very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. He gave us suggestions on must try, off the beaten path, places. And great suggestions they were....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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