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Self Guided Bike Tour of Manhattan

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Key Highlights

  • Explore Manhattan the unconventional way, on a self-guided bike tour
  • Ride through Downtown Manhattan and see Battery Park, the Financial District, Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge
  • Discover the charms of Central Park on a relaxed bike ride
  • See Central Park attractions like the Sheep’s Meadow, the Carousel, the Bethesda Fountain and Belvedere Castle
  • You will be provided with a bike, helmet and a complimentary map at the start of the tour
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Mar – 21 Oct: Daily


    2 hours, 4 hours or full day (as per option chosen)

    Start time

    Operating hours:
    01 Mar - 31 May: 09:00am - 7:00pm
    01 Jun - 31 Aug: 08:00am - 8:00pm
    01 Sep - 21 Oct: 09:00am - 5:00pm

    Meeting Point

    Your self-guided bike tour starts from 231 West 96th Street, New York, New York (At corner of Broadway). Nearby trains are the 1, 2 and 3 to 96th Street.
    Make sure you return equipment at least 30 minutes before closing time.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Hire a bike and take an exhilarating tour of Manhattan. Feel healthy gliding through peaceful Central Park. Spend as long as you like checking out attractions such Bethesda Fountain, Belvedere Castle and Strawberry Fields.

    Go at your own pace with flexibility of 2 hours, 4 hours or full day bike rental.

    Avoid traffic as you leisurely ride on to Downtown Manhattan. Use your complimentary map to find Battery Park, the Financial District, South Street Seaport, Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge. The neighborhood may already feel very familiar to you as it has been the location for some of the biggest block buster films.


    Get your bike, helmet and complimentary map from listed meeting point and set out on your own self-guided bike tour of Manhattan.

    See the spectacular Manhattan skyline and maybe you will be able to identify the Empire State Building. Spend as long as you want at Central Park visiting attractions such tranquil Sheep’s Meadow, the delightful classic Carousel, famous Bethesda Fountain and magical Belvedere Castle. Or maybe you prefer to checkout the medieval Shakespeare Garden or the John Lennon memorial at Strawberry Fields.

    Cycle on to downtown Manhattan and visit Battery Park, the Financial District (home to the New York Stock Exchange), historic South Street Seaport, Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge. You will even be able to smile back at the Statue of Liberty as she welcomes visitors to the City!

    Return to the original starting point at the end of your tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Comfort hybrid bike
    • Helmet, Handlebar bag, Lock
    • Complimentary map
    • Return trip by boat
    • 10% off of all attractions sold at Bike and Roll’s Tourist Center


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Guide
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Call the local activity operator 48 hours in advance to give your gender and height details

    Child seats, trailer carriages and tagalongs available for children for an additional cost. Please indicate which child attachment will be needed when calling to confirm availability

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

    Helmets mandatory for riders under age 18

    Time and location of return: Return equipment at least 30 minutes before closing time

    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