Feel the heartbeat of New York City with a private VIP TOUR!
Depending on the vehicle you choose, you can bring up to 22 people to ride in luxury, comfort and style. Vehicle choices include an SUV minivan, , stretch limousine,Sprinter, or Mini Coach.
Unlike any other tour, your chauffeured journey with an experienced, knowledgeable native New Yorker will be your private guideand will show you the most fascinating areas of the city. Starting from your hotel, residence or any other location in Manhattan, you'll then begin in the historic West Village, the past and present home to some of the City's most influential residents, and then venture across the Brooklyn Bridge to the Promenade for one of the most spectacular views of Manhattan's famous skyline.
You'll visit Lower Manhattan's most exciting neighborhoods, including:
The West Village, the original stomping ground of New York's Bohemians
SoHo, an artistic haven featuring numerous art galleries and shops
TriBeCa, an up and coming neighborhood home to the annual Film Festival
South Street Seaport, a cobblestoned dock featuring some of the world's most impressive boats
The Brooklyn Bridge, one of the world's first suspension bridges built in 1870
The Manhattan Bridge, used by over 350,000 commuters each day
Chinatown, (traffic permitting) home to the largest Chinese population in North America
Little Italy, (traffic permitting) home to more than 20 historical landmarks
Your 3 or 5 hour journey can also be customized for a special occasion or a night on the town. Tours also offered in Spanish!
What Is Not Included?
Gratuities for your tour guide, although not required, are always appreciated.
Your Hotel or Residence in the New York City area. (New York, NY)
(Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)
Do I have to purchase tickets in advance? Can I pay cash?
Tickets must be purchased in advance, and tours often sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the day and time you prefer, please book well in advance. Tickets can only be purchased with a Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Cash is not accepted.
What if I'd like to have a tour at a different time or with customized itinerary than I see listed?
Please contact us by clicking the "Contact FunTours" link to let us know what time and date you are interested in.
I have young children. Can they come on the tour?
Sure! We love kids, and kids love our tours! Just make sure that you account for everyone in your party, regardless of age, when you give us a head count at the time of booking.
What makes this different then other "Limousine Tours"?
While other limo companies simply provide a car and a driver and no specific route or plan, your tour will include a private guide who will be there as your personal navigator to show you the best of New York City.
Are the tours conducted in any other languages?
Yes. We can provide a Spanish speaking guide upon your request at an additional cost. Make sure you choose the optional Spanish Language Tour at the time of your purchase. However, since the tour is mostly visual, the tour can work wonderfully even if you have only a basic understanding of English.
How many people can I fit into the limousine?
The limo can comfortably fit up to 8 adults. However, we ask that you specify the exact amount of people you'll be bringing along on the tour.
What if I have a group that's larger than 8?
We have vehicles that can seat up to 22 adults.
Please call Zerve at 212-209-3370 and they will explain the options available to you.
Are your vehicles air-conditioned?
Yes! All of the vehicles used for our tours have air-conditioning for the summer months and heating for the winter months.
Are gift certificates available for the tour?
Absolutely! Gift certificates are available and they make perfect gifts for holidays, birthdays or any other occasion! To purchase a gift certificate please click on the "Gift certificates: Purchase" link in the box above.
Does the tour include stops or are we in the limo the whole tour?
The tour includes stops in Greenwich Village, TriBeCa and Brooklyn. We'll be walking around in these areas. You always have the option to get out at most locations to explore, take photos etc.
Can I be picked up from my hotel?
Yes. If you are staying at a hotel anywhere in Manhattan. If you are unsure as to your hotel's location, please contact your hotel to verify.
What if I'm staying at a hotel outside of Manhattan?
We can accommodate you with a tour as well. However the pricing and duration of the tour will be different. Please be sure to choose the correct ticket class for that event.
Is this a private tour, or will there be other people in the car with us?
This is an Exclusive Private Tour. Once tickets are purchased for a specific time slot, that tour will no longer be available to anyone else.
Are cameras allowed on the tour?
Yes. There will many of great opportunities for taking memorable photos. Remember to bring your camera.
Where does the tour end?
The tour ends back where it started in Greenwich Village. Most of our guests, however, opt to get out in Chinatown or Little Italy, which is near the end of the tour.
Where does the tour begin?
It starts in the Heart of Greenwich Village (aka The West Village). Greenwich Village is easily reached by taxi or subway from anywhere in Manhattan. Exact meeting location details, including a map and subway directions, will be provided to you immediately upon purchasing your eticket.
How long is the tour?
The standard tour is about 3 hours long, but it can run a bit longer or shorter, depending on traffic. There is also an option of a 5 hour tour. However, if your tour begins and / or ends outside of Manhattan the event will take longer.
Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
Yes, if you will be able to move from your chair into the limousine with the help of the other people in your group, then you can definitely be accommodated on the tour.
Are food and drinks included on the tour?
Though cold soda and water are provided in the limousine, other food and drinks are not included. If someone in your party gets hungry during the tour, you will have the opportunity to quickly buy something to eat when we stop at the South Street Seaport.
Can I bring my own food and drinks?
We're sorry, but no food is allowed in the vehicle. You may bring your own beverages, including alcohol. The limo is the only vehicle that has drinking glasses available for your use.
Can I bring my pet?
No. Sorry, pets are not allowed.
What happens if the weather is bad on the day of the tour?
Unfortunately due to the nature of this tour, we will not be conducting the tour during severely bad weather. If, on the day of the tour, the company needs to cancel the tour, we will reschedule you to another time that is convenient for you.
Are gratuities included?
If you feel you enjoyed yourself and had a great time, gratuities are greatly appreciated.
Can I leave my belongings in the vehicle when we make stops?
Yes. You can stow your belongings in the interior or trunk (boot) of the vehicle, but please keep in mind that New York Fun Tours is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Is the tour available for special events?
Yes! New York Fun Tours® can arrange to have you picked up and dropped off in style. A night on the town, a special date or any occasion. If you are interested in this, please click the "Contact FunTours" link and provide details of what you are looking for. A New York Fun Tours representative will get back to you shortly.
Do you offer discounts for travel agents?
The standard travel agent discount is 10%. This discount is valid for travel agents who will be attending the tour, and requires the agent to provide a business card at the start of the tour. To use this discount, please contact New York Fun Tours by clicking "Contact FunTours" and providing your travel agency's name and contact information.
New York Fun Tours® was established in 2003, giving both visitors and locals a fun and innovative alternative to the typical New York City tour. Experience life in New York City from inside a luxurious stretch limousine with your personal tour guide, a native New Yorker with a passion for the city and its residents.
The goal of New York Fun Tours® is to provide both an interesting and unique way of learning about New York City, featuring both historically established neighborhoods as well as up-and-coming downtown Manhattan areas, including the West Village, SoHo, TriBeCa, and others.
Each tour can be tailored to your interests, and it is our main goal that at the end of your trip, you leave with a sense of the real New York, and a greater knowledge of the city and its culture.
GIFT CERTIFICATES are now available for this and all our NY tours and make a perfect gift for holidays, birthdays or any other occasion! To purchase a gift certificate, please click on the "Contact FunTours" link on the left of this page