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Central Park Horse and Carriage Private Tour

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Key Highlights
  • One of the most charming and romantic ways to enjoy Central Park!
  • Discover a manmade park that blends seamlessly with the city landscape
  • Visit iconic sites made famous by countless films and TV shows
  • Journey along historic paths and passageways
  • See the San Remo building, home to countless celebrities
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    50 minutes

    Start time

    Start time: Opening hours:
    Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
    Saturday - Sunday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

    Meeting Point

    Upon arrival in New York, please call the number on your voucher at least 24 hours in advance to confirm your pick-up location

    Ending Point

    Central Park South

  • Overview & Itinerary

    This elegant horse-and-carriage tour of Central Park reminds you of a simpler time, before the automobile! You’ll enjoy a panoramic view of the city and some of its most famous attractions.

    As you relax to the clip-clop of the horse’s hooves, you’ll see the wonderful Zoo, with its three major exhibit areas.

    You’ll enjoy the melodious music of the world-famous Central Park Carousel.

    See the spot where Blair and Chuck got married in the series finale of “Gossip Girl”!

    Get the gossip on film stars and New York celebrities from our very knowledgeable guides!

    This intimate private tour is fun at any time and is also ideal for a birthday treat or a proposal!


    Your unforgettable Central Park Horse and Carriage Private Tour gives you 45 minutes of exploring Central Park, a beautiful national landmark in the heart of New York City. During the tour, our experienced and knowledgeable drivers and tour guides will share interesting facts about the history and design of the famous park. In addition, they will reveal little known information about historical attractions, celebrity homes, movie scene locations and more.

    You’ll enjoy one of the oldest Central Park traditions – the horse drawn carriage. This reminder of pre-modern life, before the advent of motor vehicles, remains a classic New York City symbol just like the Empire State building, the Rockefeller Center, the Statue of Liberty, and the street-side performers.

    The magical experience begins when the driver encourages you to step up, patting the horse encouragingly. Once you are ready, with a little signal, your horse trots off and you are whisked away to view the many sights awaiting you in the Park. Relax and enjoy the clip clop of your horse’s hoofs, the rattle of the wheels and the slow rolling along as your horse whinnies with the bells on its harness tinkling.

    Your driver takes you through many of the Park’s stunning attractions. A typical trip on our horse carriage rides NYC located feature several lovely attractions, including:

    • Wollman Rink, the famous ice skating rink from ‘Love Story’ and ‘Serendipity’

    • Sheep Meadow, a favorite spot for families, sunbathers, picnickers, kite flyers, and other visitors to relax and admire the New York City

    • San Remo building, a dazzling two-tower building with captivating views of the Park and home to many celebrities

    • Central Park Carousel, with its sweet calliope music and 57 magnificent horses

    • The Central Park Zoo, with three major exhibit areas – tropic, temperate and polar

    Upon completion of the tour, you will be dropped at Central Park South. From here you are free to make your way back to your accommodation.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • English speaking local driver and tour guide
    • Meals and beverages
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Upon arrival in New York, please call the number on your voucher at least 24 hours in advance to confirm your departure time and location. Please have your printed voucher in hand to present to the guide upon boarding.

    All rides are subject to New York rules and regulations for the safety of all occupants. You must read the horse carriage rides NYC rules and ordinances page prior to booking

    A maximum of 4 people can ride in the carriage.

    Children must be at least 8 years old.

    Booking fee $20 is included in price.

    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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