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This bus tour was highly recommended to us because we were making our first trip to New York. It was the ONLY way to see your way around! Have raved about it to everyone and wouldn't hesitate to do it again!
had a great time. Guides were excellent, would use this company again
Friendly and helpful. Great if you only have a short time in town.
We hopped off and on the downtown tour and found the guides both friendly and knowledgeable - even in the pouring rain. The bus tour enabled us to see nearly all the sites of interest and was good value for money.
The uptown tour with guide Denise, we think, was the highlight of our entire stay in the USA. She was brilliant!! Not only was her commentary interesting and humorous and it was delivered with a passionate knowledge of the history of the communities, their hopes and expectations and the successes and failures they have experienced. This area was comparatively unknown to us beforehand but we were so, so delighted we took the uptown tour - an absolute must!! Thank you. Bob and Ann Nally
Fantastic way of seeing the city. Tour guides were all informative, friendly and had some very amusing stories. Bonus was the Hornblower cruise great views of the lady herself Liberty. Would highly recommend the Big Red Bus tours. Travel above ground views are better!
The bus service at the Port was terrific. The weather was in the 20's so it was so nice not to have to walk to the Tour starting place on Broadway. Very good service.
We had some great guides (and drivers) take us around, and we used the full effect of the hop on/off to get around the city (especially downtown). It was totally worth it for the two day service.
Steve was our favourite, and a great resource on the Uptown tour. He personalized as much as he could to the interests of our fellow passengers, both young and old, native English speakers and not (and has a great history on the local and past rock music scene, FYI).
I chose Big Bus based off the reviews I read around, and I was not let down. Clean, warm (enough) buses, great guides. Happy customers.
This was a great way to get a feel for the city. Some of the guides that we encountered were not as good as others. Unfortunately we were there during one of the coldest periods that NYC had experienced in forever so we couldn't get the full experience of the top deck, especially for the night tour. I would definitely do it again if I ever went back to NYC.
The Big Bus tour was amazing we had two amazing tour guides Pauline and the Captain very enthusiastic comentary the others were good to but these two were exceptional
Brilliant. Used the bus extensively during our two days - and our free third day! Hopped on and off with no fuss at all. Tour guides were superb, friendly and extremely knowledgeable, each supplying their own nuggets of information. Indeed, all staff were great - including those located around the various boarding points. Well done!
Worth every penny. The narrators were informative and entertaining. This is also easy to pick back up after getting off. Get the two day pass so you can finish the tour easily