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Brooklyn Bridge Bike Tour

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    April - October : 9AM and 4PM
    November - March:
    9AM
  • Duration
    3 hours
Inclusions
  • Bike rental
  • Guide
  • Helmet (which must be worn at all times)
  • Water

Key Highlights

  • No visit to New York is complete without crossing Brooklyn Bridge
  • The bridge itself is spectacular and it offers wonderful views of downtown Manhattan
  • A bike tour is a great way to sightsee – you will get some exercise while being eco-friendly at the same time
  • Book in confidence – our local partners are recommended by users of Trip Advisor

Overview

The Brooklyn Bridge bike tour offers you an exciting way to explore downtown Manhattan.

The tour starts by exploring Lower Manhattan and you will see the Financial District, Battery Park and South Street Seaport among other locations. Many of these locations have been featured in blockbuster films and your guide will help you to recognize them.

The highlight of the tour is undoubtedly riding a bike over the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge. Get up close to this magnificent structure and enjoy the views over downtown Manhattan.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Start time

    April - October : 9AM and 4PM
    November - March:
    9AM

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to 56W 56th Street New York, NY 10019. 
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

  • Ending Point

    Same as starting point

Itinerary

  • The Brooklyn Bridge Bike tour starts from designated meeting point.

    Get your bike and helmet and set out for your bike tour of Downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge. A guide will accompany you on this tour.

    You will cycle along the bank of the Hudson River in Hudson River Park to Battery Park City where the land has been reclaimed from the River.

    In Battery Park you will see the Sphere which once stood at the center of the plaza of the World Trade Center a few blocks away.

    The renowned Financial District is home to the New York Stock Exchange. You will see the World Financial Center for yourself, a complex occupied by American Express, Dow Jones & Company, Merrill Lynch and Deloitte & Touche. Surrounded by the imposing skyscrapers of the Financial District, you will also see the famous Statue of Liberty.

    You will continue onto the historical district of the South Street Seaport where you will see some of the oldest architecture in Down Town Manhattan and you may even recognize it from the movie I Am Legend.

    As you ride on towards Manhattan Bridge it may also feel very familiar to you as it featured in movies such as Independence Day, King Kong, The Lonely Guy and Once Upon a Time in America.

    You will also see the grand Brooklyn Bridge, one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States and an iconic part of the New York skyline.

    There would be photo stops along the way. Water and a light snack will also be provided. The snack is usually a granola bar, crackers, etc. The snack is always healthy and never includes nuts.

    Your tour will end where it started.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Bike rental
  • Guide
  • Helmet (which must be worn at all times)
  • Water
  • Gratuities

Please note

This tour is not recommended for children under the age of 12 years.

Tours are limited to 8 people per small group

The tour may be cancelled if the operators have safety concerns such as high winds, thunderstorms, excessive heat or cold, or other severe conditions. In the event of such a cancellation, you may either reschedule or request a full refund.

Please bring your printed voucher and photo identification to the bike pick-up location on the day of your ride

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

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