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New York Explorer Pass

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New York Explorer Pass

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Ticket Details

Ticket Details

  • Gate-ready ticket - bypass the ticket and voucher lines with direct entry to the attractions
  • Print your tickets in advance or simply present on your smart phone for instant access
  • Your choice of 3, 4, 5, 7 or 11 great New York attractions from a list of over 50 top attractions
  • Savings of up to 45% off the combined price of individual attractions
  • Flexibility to create your own bespoke New York itinerary
  • Skip-the-line admission to many of the attractions
  • One easy-to-use pass which is valid up to 30 days from first use allowing you to do as much as you want each day
  • Open dated ticket - tickets are activated the first time they are used, giving you the flexibility to choose the day you activate your New York Explorer Pass

Full details

Create your own itinerary with 50+ top attraction choices...

The New York Explorer Pass allows access to New York’s most popular attractions while saving you time and money! Enjoy your choice of admission to 3, 4, 5, 7 or 11 of the best attractions that the Big Apple has to offer.

Our guide to New York Explorer Pass

Make the most of your time in the Big Apple with the easy-to-use New York Explorer Pass that can save you up to 50% on the combined price of individual tickets.

With the New York Explorer Pass you can pick your choice of admission to any 3, 4, 5 ,7 or 11 fantastic attractions from a list of over 50 must-see sights, museums and tours for one low pre-paid price.

Plus you can skip the ticket line at some of these top attractions and take advantage of some great discounts on shopping and dining!

  • Instant Delivery!: Your gate ready e-ticket will be available instantly so you can show on your phone or print it out in advance.
  • Save Money: Save up to 45% off combined admission prices.
  • Save Time: VIP line privileges at many attractions.
  • Flexibility: Create your own itinerary with over 50 attraction choices
  • Freedom: Go at your own pace with 30 days to use your pass
  • Insider Info: Free E-guidebook and map available in 5 languages.

Highlights include:

  • Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus New York: Classic Tour 1-Day Ticket
  • Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Immigration Museum - Ferry Ticket (provides access ONLY to the island, Pedestal and Crown tickets are not available with your Explorer Pass) 
  • Empire State Building (86th Floor Observatory)
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Top of the Rock™ Observation Deck
  • The RIDE
  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum

See Attractions tab for a full list of inclusions.

New York Tips & Tricks

To get a New York Taxi drivers attention, you usually need to wave them over. And don't forget, they are only available when their roof light is on, and tipping is at least 15%. 

Reviews

Customer reviews for New York Explorer Pass

Average 5 out of 5 (489 customer reviews)

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  • Had no issue using this !!

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  • Recently purchased both the New York explorer pass, 5 attractions. And also booked a private shuttle to collect us from jfk airport in NYC! Cannot fault either product enough, we received a phone call from the company in NYC to confirm the booking, and they where waiting with a card for us as we came through arrivals! Great service! The pass is fabulous you receive them by email, and print them out. Several attractions to choose from, and they activate when you first use them! Can’t rate ATD enough!

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  • Brilliant for organising our itinerary and enabled us to move through queues quickly. Although beware some attractions you do need to go first thing in the morning and book a time slot later in the day if it’s exceptionally busy, which it was during the Christmas period.

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  • No problems - simple purchase process. I didn't actually use the tickets so I have no feedback in respect of using at specific attractions.

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  • Value for money, easy and effective.

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Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for New York Explorer Pass

  • You will be issued a gate-ready New York Explorer Pass Ticket, enabling you to start using your Explorer Pass as soon as you arrive in New York. The New York Explorer Pass will be available to download from your customer account shortly after your order processes. Print your Pass or present it directly on your mobile device to get into each attraction.
  • Your New York Explorer Pass also includes an E-guidebook with the most up-to-date attraction information, which you can download to your phone or print at home.
  • With the New York Explorer Pass, you can pick your choice of admission to any 3, 4, 5, 7 or 11 fantastic Big Apple attractions from a list of over 50 New York options.
  • The New York Explorer Pass is activated the first time it is used and will expire after all your admissions are used or 30 days (whichever comes first). There are no refunds if you do not use all of your attraction admissions. 
  • Please note some attractions require advance reservations. Please consult your guidebook for details on how to book.
  • Featured attractions can be withdrawn at any time without notice and there are no refunds should a particular attraction be withdrawn.
  • Some attractions are seasonal. Please consult your guidebook for details.
  • NOTE : The MOMA is shut for renovation 16 June-21 October 2019

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions for New York Explorer Pass

  • How do I receive my New York Explorer Pass?
    Shortly after booking, your New York Explorer Pass will be available to download from your customer account. You can print out the pass to get into each attraction or show it on your phone. This will enable you to start using your New York Explorer Pass straight away. You will receive a confirmation email with easy-to-follow instructions on how to access your customer account.
  • How long is the ticket valid for?
    The New York Explorer is valid for a period of 30 days from the first time it is used. All your attraction admissions must be used within this time.
  • Can I really jump the queue at some attractions?
    Yes, simply present your Explorer Pass at the attraction box office or entrance. Follow the simple instructions in your guidebook (which is supplied along with the pass) and avoid spending precious time waiting in line at popular museums such as the Met, the MOMA and also at Top of the Rock.
  • Can I visit a single attraction multiple times?
    No, you can only visit an attraction once on the New York Explorer Pass.

Attractions

New York Explorer Pass attractions

Featured attractions (subject to change without notice)

  • Top of the Rock Observatory
  • Empire State Building (access to 86th floor observatory)
  • Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Ferry Ticket (provides ACCESS ONLY to the island, Pedestal and Crown tickets are not available with your Explorer Pass) **
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • 9/11 Tribute Museum: Gallery Admission & Walking Tour
  • The Met
  • Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus New York: Classic Tour 1-Day Tour
  • Landmark Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing
  • Central Park Bike Rental: Full Day
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and Space Shuttle
  • Yankee Stadium: Classic Tour
  • The RIDE
  • The TOUR
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not!® Times Square
  • Guggenheim Museum
  • The Met Breuer
  • Woodbury Common Bus Tour (Scheduled Round Trip + VIP Coupon Booklet)
  • Rockefeller Center Tour
  • Radio City Stage Door Tour®
  • Ground Zero Museum Workshop: Hands-On 9/11 Tour (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)
  • Shearwater Classic Schooner Sail (Daytime Statue Sail) *
  • Harbor Lights Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing
  • Food On Foot Tours
  • Central Park Walking Tour
  • Central Park Bike Tour
  • Brooklyn Bridge Bike Tour
  • Madison Square Garden®: All Access Tour™
  • NYC TV & Movie Bus Tour by On Location Tours***
  • When Harry Met Seinfeld Bus Tour by On Location Tours***
  • Central Park TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour*
  • Museum of Sex
  • Gossip Girl Sites Bus Tour by On Location Tours***
  • Lincoln Center Tour
  • The Whitney Museum of American Art
  • New York Historical Society Museum
  • Night Tour by Big Bus
  • Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Walking Tour*
  • New York Botanical Garden
  • Inside Broadway Walking Tour
  • Fashion Windows Walking Tour
  • Secrets of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
  • National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey
  • Spyscape
  • Spirits On Foot: Beer, Spirits & Wine Crawl
  • Luna Park at Coney Island : All-Day 24-Ride Wristband
  • Harlem Gospel Tour
  • Downtown Liberty Express Cruise by Circle Line
  • Statue by Night Cruise by Circle Line
  • Greenwich Village Walking Tour
  • High Line - Chelsea - Meatpacking District Neighbourhood Walking Tour
  • Soho  - Little Italy - Chinatown Neighbourhood Walking Tour
  • Great Women of NYC Walking Tour
  • NY Slavery & Underground Railroad Walking Tour
  • Alternative New York Street Art Walking Tour of the Lower East Side
  • Highlights of Midtown Artchitecture Tour
  • Bronx's Little Italy and Arthur Avenue Walking Tour
  • Wall Street Walking Tour
  • Secrets of Downtown Walking Tour
  • Surrey Rental on Governors' Island
  • Brooklyn Museum & Brooklyn Botanic Garden Combo (Adults aged 20 and over. Ages 19 and under enter the Brooklyn Museum free of charge; those 12 and under enter the Brooklyn Botanic Garden free of charge. Child passes are not needed to visit these attractions)
  • Hudson River Sightseeing: Full-Day Bike Rental*
  • The Met Cloisters
  • Sopranos Sites Bus Tour by On Location Tours
  • The Downtown Experience (Powered by The RIDE)
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center®, Westchester
  • Harlem Bike Rental: Full Day
  • Harlem Bike Tour
  • Madame Tussauds New York
  • New York Water Taxi: All Day Access Pass
  • National Geographic Encounter : Ocean Odyssey
  • Hamilton Happy Hour Tour
  • Catacombs by Candlelight Tour
  • Gulliver's Gate 
  • Great Women of New York: Walking Tour

Customers may choose to do any or all of the following cruises (each counts as one attraction choice):

  • Liberty Cruise by Circle Line Sightseeing
  • Landmarks Cruise by Circle Line Sightseeing
  • Best of NYC Cruise by Circle Line Sightseeing (*$10 upgrade fee applies)
  • Harbour Lights Cruise* by Circle Line Sightseeing (*$10 upgrade fee applies)

*These attractions are available seasonally. Please consult your guidebook for exact schedules and open hours.

**Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Immigration Museum - Ferry Ticket provides ACCESS ONLY to the island. Tickets to the Statue’s “Pedestal” and “Crown” require an advance reservation for a fee and space is limited. Pedestal and Crown tickets are not available with your Explorer Pass.

***Choice of 1 On Location Bus Tour. You will also need to leave a credit card number to hold your reservation, however, the credit card will only be charged if you do not show up for the tour. 

Please note some attractions require advance reservations. Please consult your guidebook for details on how to book.

NOTE : The MOMA is shut for renovation 16 June-21 October 2019

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