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“Mark was great and did he have some good advice for tourists in NYC”
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Private Central Park Walking Tour with a Personal...
Ranked #17 of 659 Tours in New York City
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Owner description: During your 2 hour private walking tour all guests are photographed, together, in various NYC locations such as Times Square, Central Park, on The Brooklyn Bridge, and/or exciting neighborhoods such as Soho, Greenwich Village. Guests will receive insider tips for dining, shopping, off the beaten path places to visit as well as how to use subway, which you will find to be immensely helpful during your stay. You will receive dozens of priceless, professional quality photos of you and your companion(s) together along with a wealth of information about NYC.
Reviewed July 5, 2013

My wife, knowing how frugal I can be, reserved a photo tour with this company without me knowing the cost. When Mark arrived at our hotel for a 2-hour photo tour, it was a hot sunny day and our two teenage girls was not so keen on going on the tour.

Well Mar, being a typical New Yorker, did not let that faze his plans. He took us to various parts of Midtown, Downtown, Brooklyn Bridge, Soho district and Greenwich Village and even took us off the beaten paths to see some of the quaint neighbourhoods. Throughout the tour, he constantly got us into formation for a family pictures with key sites behind us.

We expected the photo tour part but what we found also most helpful was that Mark gave us a tutorial on how to ride the subway in NYC, what to pay at the museums (since the daily fee is a recommendation), where to eat and where the free ferry rides are (Stanton Island Ferry is free and we highly recommend it). These suggestions were priceless as you never get that from any tourist magazines.

Mark was to the tee in getting us to all of the locales within the 2 hour time slot and dropped off the CD of the photos at our hotel the next day. The pics were excellent and professional and it was worth the $400 cost. We now have a collection of family photos in NYC that we would have not been able to capture otherwise with our cameras or iPhones with the whole family in all of the pics.

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Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

This is not a tour guide as such. The purporse is to view some main sights and get good quality photos of yourself and group. If you want to wander and gaze at the sights choose a different tour but we have after three hours of moving frantically, some awesome pictures as a couple we would not have got otherwise. These are an amazing keepsake well worth the money paid for the tour. We liked that Marc asked us our main interests and planned accordingly. He talked throughout the tour and gave us such important information (including how to use subway and buy unlikited tickets) that we walked away at the end of three hours thinking we had seen alot and knew lots to help us over next ten days. Do not bring even a small bag..my biggest regret!! My partner wishes he had taken another shirt (we disagree since I dont think there's anywhere to store it!) so we dont have 165 shots in the same outfit!

Thank SMG73
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

Do this! Marc is great - a whirlwind tour but lots of fun! We got a little taste of New York and saw more with Marc than we could have on the hop-on/hop-off type tours. Marc is funny and helpful (gave us excellent advise for our few hours remaining in New York) and we got some great pics! Thanks Marc!!!!!!

Thank Tina K
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Hi Marc
thanks a lot for the wonderful experience in New York.
We had a great time and now excellent photos.
I have never got before so many beautiful photos from Iris and me together.

Thank Brommi3
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Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

Wow! Just an overall fantastic tour!
My partner and I met with Marc on our second day in New York City. As it was just us two travelling, we knew we wanted good photos in the iconic locations New York is so famous for, however, we didn't want to be asking everyone to take our picture all the time! Marc not only took a HEAP of AWESOME photos, he truly knew his way around the Big Apple! He gave us many handy tips and tricks for great places to eat, shop and see that were off the beaten track and made our stay in New York so memorable!
We would definetely recommend this tour for anyone that hasn't been to New York before.
Thank you so much, Marc! You have given us memories that will last a lifetime!

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