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OnBoard New York Tours

7th Avenue, between 50th & 51st Streets, New York City, NY 10018
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Great tour of nyc with guide Sheldon

Being a first visit to nyc we decided on a tour that included a guide. It worked out to exceed our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Portland, Oregon
Fantastic Tour of ALL of NYC!

We were taking our 13 year old granddaughter to NYC for the first time and wanted to show her all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bend, Oregon
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OnBoard New York Tours operates the Only Comprehensive Guided Tour of New York City. Our tour guides hop off the shuttle bus with you at each attraction, showing you the city in detail. Smaller groups make better tours, so we limit group size on our tours and use smaller shuttles that allow more interaction with your guide.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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7th Avenue, between 50th & 51st Streets, New York City, NY 10018

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a first visit to nyc we decided on a tour that included a guide. It worked out to exceed our expectations. We were with about 15 others in a small bus. The best part was the guide Sheldon who was excellent in giving details...More

Thank wggent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were taking our 13 year old granddaughter to NYC for the first time and wanted to show her all the sights so decided on a tour - we were so happy we booked with OnBoard! The group was small and the guide Jimmy from...More

Thank Dani1007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the city for the first time for a business event and only had one full day to see the city with my son. We decided on the Onboard Premium tour. Our driver, Sam, was there on time and very helpful. He was on time...More

Thank Alicia H
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide Jeff was awesome he was so friendly and made the tour really fun! He knows a lot about the city, and even told us some of his personal stories. I would highly recommend this tour for first time visitors and even people...More

Thank CossNYWV
Reviewed June 8, 2017

I had a hard time deciding between this tour and a hop on hop off tour. I am so glad and grateful I chose this tour. The bus was right there to meet us and it was new and comfortable. Looked fantastic. The best part...More

1  Thank Sue6183
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Had only a couple days to take my parents to NYC for their first time. OnBoard tours allowed us to see many of the major sites in 5 hours. Our tour guide, Jeff, a last minute fill in was phenomenal! He taught us a lot...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

3 months after my very disappointing experience with On Board Tours and after sending reviews and emails i hv yet to receive any kind of satisfactory reply to what i complained about, but my 1st day in NYC was totally spoilt by this company. I...More

1  Thank Jenny W
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Jimmy and Johnny were great. Very informative and entertaining. Jimmy "the chicken man" was everything you want in a guide through New York. If you are thinking about anyone else, fuhgeddaboudit...

Thank phishd
Reviewed May 30, 2017

We took the Premium See It All tour with David last Tuesday. He is a wealth of NYC information. It was like touring the city with a close friend. The small group of 10 was just the right size. Stops were well-planned and made the...More

Thank Lindy V
Reviewed May 27, 2017

I was in New Jersey with my team before the NCAA Rowing Championships and the coach wanted to take the team out and see New York City without walking around. OnBoard arranged to pick us up at the Port Authority Bus Terminal and drove us...More

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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September 5, 2016|
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Response from Diane C | Reviewed this property |
In my experience, they would not do this for 7 people. The bus normally carries about 30 people and we met it at a pre-determined location. There are services on NYC that do private tours, though.
May 27, 2016|
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Response from Marieke v | Reviewed this property |
I think it is to demanding for an elderly who can't walk far distances. The walks aren't to long, but where you get out of the bus it is very crowded and the tempo is high. It is possible to stay on board during the most... More
August 17, 2015|
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Response from Hallbags1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi mate, yeah you go to ellis. Dont pay to look through the register. Its a rip off. Walk outside and look for the name on the wall. Its all alphabetical and easy to find. A friend found there grandparents in under a minute.