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OnBoard Tours - Day Tours

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Address: 1650 Broadway Ste 608, New York City, NY 10019-6967
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ONBOARD DID IT AGAIN!

When friends visited NYC for the first time with me last weekend, I found OnBoard Tours again....because our family had such a great experience on this tour This time, we had... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 18, 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

When friends visited NYC for the first time with me last weekend, I found OnBoard Tours again....because our family had such a great experience on this tour This time, we had Jimmy---another great tour guide. He was informative, had interesting facts to share, and was a fun guide to spend half a day with on Sunday! Soooo glad we chose... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

We visited NYC to see Christmas lights on Christmas Eve. What better way to see them than a guided tour? Mind you we were only here for one night. We were NOT looking for a standard NYC tour, just a tour of the Christmas lights in a magical city steeped in Christmas history. The tour was rushed, jumping on and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Jimmy the guide was excellent . Great comfort in the bus. Seen a lot of New York, plenty of time to see the places on tour. Well guided.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a great tour; a small group so you dont get lost in the corowd, and Jeff our guide gave was amazing. Not only was he knowledgeable about all our stops, but he gave us lots of advice for getting around, where the best places to eat are, and where to shop. He gets to know each of us,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

We bought a 3 day pass with the Big Bus company, which we found to be a great way of getting around. We were able to get on and off the bus at designated stops so we could spend as much/little time as we wanted at the sites. Obviously there was different tour guides on the buses, one of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I am very satisfied with the tour we did over the weekend. I would definitely recommend doing your research and calling ahead to see who is your tour guide. We were fortunate that Jeff was our guide. He is really funny, spent time to get to know everyone, and gave great USEFUL advice on where to go eat, what to... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We booked "see it all tour" which is quite expensive and not worth it at all. We did not get to see all places mentioned in the offered tour and other places we went to were very quick passes we did not even had a chance to take enough photos of the places we visited. Our tour guide was always... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I met our two friends from Australia in NYC for a week. I saw an advertisement for OnBoard Tours. I loved the idea of a personalized tour in which the tour guide got off the bus with you at all the mini stops throughout the 5 1/2 hr tour. We saw all the major sites in the... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Had a superb day with guide David and driver John. David has lived all of his life in New York and was able to share all sorts of insights into the city he was clearly proud of. They were where they said they would be, to pick us up in the morning - just across the road from the Sheraton... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We initially scheduled this for our first full day in NYC but got Jimmy Fallon Tonight Show tickets... (Like winning the lottery! ) ; therefore, rescheduled for our next free day which was our next to last day. Jimmy, our tour guide, and his chicken Mascot, Reggie, did a great job with young and old alike. The chicken served as... More 

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