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OnBoard New York Tours
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

5 1/2 hour guided tour on Sat 11-10-18

Best tour ever! Our guide Jeff Counsil was hilarious, informative and very entertaining! The tour was worth every penny. The driver did a great job as well- True professionals. This tour made our trip. Thank you

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour was a great way to spend a day and see a bunch of the most famous sights in New York City. Our tour guide was one of the best that you will ever be able to find in NYC. Jimmy the guide and Vlad the driver were a great pair, and we can’t forget about Reggie the chicken! Definitely the right way to go when it comes to a fun day in the city. All in all, not bad of a guy.....for a Yankees fan! Go Sox!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful tour guide and driver. John and Jimmy were ontome, Jimmy was very knowledgable and nice. Such a great tour guide. My husband and I along with our two young kids enjoyed our time on the tour and certainly learned a lot.

This was our second time visiting New York and we used the sane tour vompany last time as well. Very happy.

Jimmy was holding a chicken dtuffed animal the entire time we were out of the bus so we don’t lose sight of him and that was such a fun and great idea. He had the best attitude and greatest stories to tell about every building and movie that you can think of.

Thank Irin K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe our expectations were to high but after reading on board description of what we would see It sounded perfect but didn't meet our expectations. Going a hundred feet into Central Park is really not a visit. Looking at a bridge several miles away just doesn't do it. The trip to the Statue of liberty anyone could have done on their own the guide pointed in the direction then sat down and waitd for us to return. We signed up for the the two day see it all however On board cancelled day two that may have been a good thing. They gave us a refund of what they considered the right amount....and it took five weeks to get it... after several emails.

Thank gchoffman812
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a great day with Brooklyn Jim as our guide. We saw all the main sites with Jim getting off at each stop and giving us a lot of local Intel on each location. Being on a minibus made it much easier to navigate the traffic. Jim really looked after us and guided us through the crowds particularly at the Staten Island Ferry where the crowds were huge as we did a Sunday tour.

Would thoroughly recommend this to anyone first time in New York to see the main sites without being stuck on a full-size bus negotiating some of the very crowded and narrow streets.

1  Thank Welovetravelling01
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Recently, my husband and I took our 9-year-old son for his first trip to NY. One of the things we did was the day tour through OnBoard. We rode in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and the tour group was a very manageable size. With Brooklyn Jim as our guide, it was a terrific experience. He's very knowledgeable and shared a wealth of insights in a very fun and interesting way. The historical info he provided was fantastic. We stopped for a yummy lunch (not included in price) - and a ride on the Staten Island Ferry is included as part of the tour (fyi, the Ferry is free yet having it as part of the tour meant we could see the Statue of Liberty without having to give up part of another day to do so. Brooklyn Jim knew exactly how to have us board the ferry so that we'd have the best views. I highly recommend this and hope you get Brooklyn Jim. He's fabulous.

Thank Kim J
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

As it was hot and our first day in New York it was good to be in an air conditioned bus with lots of free water. Our guide J did not like Brits so we were made to feel very uncomfortable and did consider leaving. We spent a lot of time sitting in traffic jams in a bus without very good visibility. We were given a lot of information about where various celebrities past and present lived and prices of property. J was well informed with encyclopaedic knowledge of NY.
We did go to an excellent venue to buy our lunch and the boat trip in the afternoon with Rachel a friendly warm positive charming girl was very enjoyable.

5  Thank I4095SNsandras
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I, along with two other couples, took an Onboard bus tour of New York City. It was fantastic!!! Jimmy Hoffman was our tour guide, and Washington was our driver. Jimmy is a native New Yorker and knew SO many interesting facts about the area. Answered all our questions and was very entertaining. Washington dropped us off at every stop, and was always waiting for us when it was time to go. Very enjoyable day, I highly recommend this tour!

Thank Annette W
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We booked this tour months in advance prior to our trip, the morning of our tour they called us to downgrade us to the 5 hour tour, nobody will email us back or help us get our $313 refund!

2  Thank Michelle O
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Our initial tour day was canceled due to an "employee illness", funny they could't find someone to replace which was excuse I didn't buy.... they probably didn't have enough business for that day and crammed everyone into the next day tour. Chris, our tour guide, was very knowledgable but not very warm and welcoming. Its almost as though he had memorized the tour and couldn't be bothered with questions that interrupted his spiel.
The little bus was old and run down and smelled awful , like cat food and urine....yuk.
Our bus driver was very nice and more personable than the tour guide. Chris was very informative while we were on the bus but once we got to our destination he pretty much abandoned us until it was time to get back to the bus. I would have liked a more narrative and personal guide throughout the whole trip, specially once inside the places we visited. The tour felt rushed, spent more time on the road which caused us to visit the sites again on our own the following day, a much better experience than we had on the tour because it was done on our own time and we could see what interested us. One bonus was that we didn't have to wait in the crazy line for the Statue of Liberty ferry rides.

1  Thank Sheekar
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