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New York City Explorer Pass - Skip the Line!

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Key Highlights

  • Save time and money with the New York Explorer Pass
  • You can save up to 45% compared to what you would pay to visit these attractions independently
  • Skip-the-line access is granted at many attractions
  • The pass comes with a comprehensive guidebook to help you plan what you want to see and how to get there
  • Passes are available for 3,5 or 7 attractions – don’t pay to visit attractions you won’t visit
  • Show your New York Explorer Pass at a range of shops and restaurants for more great savings
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Your Pass is valid for 30 days from first use

    Start time

    Start time: At your convenience
    Duration: Your Pass is valid for 30 days after activation

    Meeting Point

    Exchange your booking voucher for the New York City Explorer Pass at various centers. Full details can be found in the “please note” section.

    Ending Point

    n/a

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Save time and money when in New York City with the New York Explorer Pass.

    The New York Explorer Pass offers you free entrance to over 57 of New York’s top attractions including the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty; or, you can take some of New York’s most popular tours such as the Hop-On, Hop-Off tour and the Sex and the City tour. You will also be able to skip the line at many New York attractions, preserving your valuable New York sightseeing time.

    With the New York Explorer Pass there is no need to pay for attractions you will not visit. Passes grant you access to either 3, 5 or 7 New York attractions; choose what you want to see and which will offer you the best value for money. Your pass is valid for 30 days from the redemption date, which allows you plenty of time to plan this into your New York sightseeing.

    What’s more, the pass comes with a full color guidebook to help you plan what you want to see and how to get there. You can also show your New York Explorer Pass at a range of shops and restaurants for great savings.

    Itinerary

    With the New York Explorer Pass you can get free general admission to over 57 New York attractions, or tickets for any of the New York tours listed below. Save up to 45% off combined gate prices! Skip most long lines and feel like a VIP.

    The attractions you can visit with your pass include:

    • Empire State Building Observatory
    • Top of the Rock Observation Deck
    • All Around Town Tour by City Sights
    • Hop-On Hop-Off Downtown Tour by City Sights
    • CitySights Multilingual Upper and Lower Manhattan Tour
    • Night Tour by City Sights
    • Statue of Liberty Ferry Ticket
    • American Museum of Natural History
    • Circle Line 2-Hour Semi Circle Cruise
    • Museum of Modern Art
    • Metropolitan Museum of Art (includes same-day admission to the Cloisters)
    • 9/11 Tribute Center and Guided Tour
    • Ripley's Believe It or Not!

    Download the full list of attractions

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • New York Explorer Pass with 30-day validity
    • Admission to either 3,5 or 7 New York attractions as per the option chosen
    • Discounts and special offers on shopping and dining
    • Personal full-color guidebook including maps, points of interest and more
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    The card is activated the first time you use it. It is then valid for the number of attractions purchased (3, 5 or 7) over a 30-day period.

    The pass does not allow customers to visit the same attraction twice.

    You must print and bring your voucher and a valid photo ID matching the name on voucher to the redemption center to receive your New York City Explorer Pass. This voucher will be required in exchange for the card and therefore must be printed in advance, and surrendered at the time of pickup. Card cannot be distributed to customers without a valid voucher and ID

    Voucher Redemption Locations:

    Citysights (Inside Planet Hollywood):
    1540 Broadway (7th Ave & 45th St) New York NY 10036.
    Hours: Daily, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Closed: Thanksgiving
    Directions: Take Q to 49th street, walk down 7th to 45th St.. Take 2 or 3 to 42nd St. Times Square. Walk north on 7th and turn right on 45th St. Take "B" or "F" to 42nd St. Bryant Park, walk north on 6th Ave and turn left on 45th St.
    Note: You can pick up a City Sights NY bus tour voucher as well as your Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Ferry voucher here.

    MSG Store:
    The MSG Store is located inside Madison Square Garden's Chase Square. Enter on 7th Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets New York NY 10001.
    Hours: Daily, 9:30 am-5:30 pm

    Ripleys Believe It or Not! Times Square:
    234 West 42nd Street (between 7th-8th Avenues) New York NY 10036.
    Hours: Daily, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Closed: Christmas and New Year's Day

    Brooklyn Bridge Sightseeing:
    South Street Seaport area 110 South Street (between Beekman & Peck Slip) New York NY 10038.
    Hours: Daily, 9:00 am–5:00 pm

    NYWT/Circleline Downtown:
    Circle Downtown Booth, 89 South Street, Pier 16, South Street Seaport, New York, NY 10038.
    Hours: Daily, 10:30am - 7:30pm
    Closed: May be closed on major U.S. holidays.

    Statue of Liberty ferry tickets can now be picked up directly from Battery Park Castle Clinton.

  • Reviews
    • Best vocation EVER!

      Everything was sooooo easy and amazing! :-) I can it absolutelly recomend...

      Lucie Wirthová
    • Simple and great value

      Excellent way to visit three attractions. Did not have any problems getting card or using it. We used it at the Woodbury Shopping outlet, top of the rock and madam tussauds....

      Miss D A Ventham
    • Excellent tour experience

      The experience was really good. There was a lot of choice for our money, and I think we had very good value with the ones we picked....

      Mrs S Cowell
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