New York City Explorer Pass

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Get access to over 50 top New York City tours, attractions and activities with the New York City Explorer Pass! This fully customizable card gives you the flexibility to create your own sightseeing itinerary and experience New York City’s highlights at your own pace.

Take a ferry around the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island; catch sweeping views from the Empire State Building Observatory Deck; visit the 9/11 Tribute Center and Radio City Music Hall and much more.

Simply choose three, four, five, seven or ten attractions or activities that interest you most. Your New York City Pass is valid for 30 days from the first day of use, and includes a guidebook with attraction descriptions, hours of operation, directions, maps and more, helping you easily plan your New York vacation. Plus, you’ll get skip-the-line entry to several attractions and enjoy additional discounts and special offers at select retailers and restaurants around the city.

See the Itinerary section below for a full list of attractions, tours and activities.


What You'll Do


  • 9/11 Museum
  • Empire State Building (86th floor observatory only)
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, admission includes the Space Shuttle
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Westchester
  • Madame Tussauds New York
  • NY Botanical Garden All Garden Pass
  • Ripleys Believe it or Not! including Impossible LaseRace!
  • Top of the Rock Observation Deck (skip-the-line entry included)


  • Best of NYC Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing ($10 upgrade fee)
  • BEAST Speedboat Ride by Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
  • Brooklyn Bike Rental: Full Day
  • Clipper City Tall Ship Sail
  • Harbor Lights Cruise by Circle Line Sightseeing ($10 upgrade fee)
  • Harlem Bike Rental: Full Day
  • Liberty Cruise by Circle Line Sightseeing
  • Landmarks Cruise by Circle Line Sightseeing
  • Luna Park at Coney Island: all day ride wristband
  • Shearwater Classic Schooner Sail
  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry Ticket
  • The Downtown Experience powered by The RIDE
  • The TOUR powered by The RIDE
  • Yankee Stadium: Classic Tour


  • American Museum of Natural History (skip-the-line entry included)
  • Brooklyn Museum & Brooklyn Botanic Garden Combo
  • Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Hands-On 9/11 Tour
  • Guggenheim Museum (skip-the-line entry included)
  • Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum (skip-the-line entry included)
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Museum of Modern Art (skip-the-line entry included)
  • Museum of Sex
  • New York Historical Society Museum
  • The Met Breuer
  • The Met Cloisters
  • Whitney Museum of American Art


  • 9/11 Tribute Center and Guided Tour
  • Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Walking Tour
  • Brooklyn Bridge Bike Tour
  • Brooklyn Neighborhood Bike Tour
  • Brooklyn Unplugged: Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour
  • Brooklyn Unplugged: Graffiti and Street Art Walking Tour in Brooklyn
  • Central Park Bike Rental
  • Central Park Bike Tour
  • Central Park Walking Tour
  • Central Park TV & Movie Sites Tour
  • Food On Foot Tours
  • Gossip Girl Sites Bus Tour
  • Harlem Bike Tour
  • Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus New York Tour: 1-Day Classic Ticket
  • Hudson River Sightseeing: Full-day Bike Rental
  • Lincoln Center Tour
  • Madison Square Garden: All Access Tour
  • New York TV and Movie Sites Tour
  • Night Tour by Big Bus New York
  • Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour
  • Rockefeller Center Tour
  • Sopranos Sites Bus Tour
  • When Harry Met Seinfeld Bus Tour
  • Woodbury Common Shopping Trip & VIP Coupon Book

Please note: some attractions/tours/activities are seasonal. 


  • Excellent value for money
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences


  • Choice of three, five, seven or ten attractions, tours or activities
  • Comprehensive pocket guidebook
  • Discounts and special offers at select restaurants and retailers

Not Included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Attractions may have upgrades available and may be purchased the day visited, payable direct to the operator
  • Your New York City Explorer Pass will be immediately available for download as a mobile pass on your smartphone device. You may also print your pass if you prefer a hard copy.
  • New York City Explorer Pass is activated the date of first use. Additional attractions purchased are valid up to 30-days after first use
  • Attractions are subject to change

Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Meeting Spot

Pass can be redeemed at any participating attraction

    Passes are activated at the time of first use and are then valid for 30 day days

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel for a full refund up to 72 hours before the start of your experience. If you do not show up for the experience or fail to cancel at least 72 hours in advance, you will not receive a refund.

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