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Standard Central Park Horse Carriage Ride (Long Loop - 45 Minutes)

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From $179.00

per group (up to 4)

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  • 45 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds


Discover the natural beauty and main attractions of Central Park during a 40-minute carriage ride. Perfect for a romantic occasion or fun-loving families, the tour is the perfect way to see the landmarks of the world famous park without getting worn out. Set a leisurely pace, the 2.5-mile trail includes views of Cherry Hill, Wollman Rink, Bethesda Fountain, Sheep Meadow, and more.
  • Get the personalized experience of a private tour
  • Guarantee your ride when you book in advance
  • See Central Park from a unique perspective
  • Pay one convenient fee per carriage

What's Included

  • It is all inclusive. There are no additional fees or taxes.
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Gratuities

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • José Julián Martí Statue
    W 59th St &, Center Drive, New York, NY 10019, USA

    Enter the park on 6th Avenue & 59th street, meet us in front of Jose Julian Marti Statue on the right.

Return Details

This activity will end right where it started.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Popular for romantic couples
  • Popular with kids
  • Maximum of 4 adults for each carriage. 2 kids under the age of 7 are considered one adult.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Ticket. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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109 reviews
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Louis was great! Great...
Susanne_R, Jun 2022
Louis was great! Great way to see Central Park! Worth every penny! Friendly and knowledgeable of the surrounding areas
Enjoyed the ride
Holly_S, May 2022
We enjoyed the ride. We had opportunities to stop and take photos at a few sights. We booked a 45min ride but that lasted 30min. I am guessing it’s the same route just depends how long you take for pictures/stops. The tour guide/driver John was very nice.
Happiest Birthday!
Stephanie_S, Jan 2022
Celebrated my daughter’s 29th birthday with a carriage ride through Central Park. Juliette was a sweetheart and Onur was the best guide ever! A very memorable experience.
Worth the money!
Emily_G, Dec 2021
My wife and I greatly enjoyed the experience! Onur was communicative, friendly, and knowledgeable about the park. He had answers to all of my questions as well! My wife gawked at the price originally, but we both agree it was a great introduction to NYC. Worth it!
Michael_S, Dec 2021
Excellent tour with friendly informative guide. A highlight of our visit. Wish it could have been longer
Our driver Luis was...
Lucy_H, Dec 2021
Our driver Luis was wonderful ! My family and I really enjoyed the experience. A great Memory to have of our Christmas weekend trip to NY
Perfect Tour of Central Park
Lisa_C, Dec 2021
Our tour guide Luiz was fantastic. He was so knowledgeable about the sites on our tour… everything from the history to current events. Great sense of humor and also gave us good recommendations. Definitely recommend!
Luis was great - very...
Jennifer_G, Dec 2021
Luis was great - very chill and relaxing ride through the park. He was charming and informative providing details and history about Central Park
Crystal_K, Dec 2021
Exactly what we wanted and expected! Driver showed up on time, texted with us to make sure we had all the information. Stopped at a few places to show us and tell us about some famous areas in Central Park. It was quite relaxing to just sit back relax with a large blanket and admire the park and sound of the horse trotting. Recommend for a peaceful time in the park. Not too long and not too short.
Awesome time!! Kids loved...
John_B, Dec 2021
Awesome time!! Kids loved every minute!! The park was beautiful and we had the best time! Would definitely recommend to everyone.
Hire a carriage at the park instead of booking in advance.
Yoko_H, Dec 2021
The ride was enjoyable and worth doing. However we were very dissatisfied about the charge. We booked and paid in advance £144 for a family of 4, yet only to find out the ride would have cost only $100 if we had hired a carriage at the park. Felt ripped off.
Response from Host, Dec 2021
Hi Yoko. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed the ride. There are different types of tours in the park, ranging from 20 minutes to one hour. The drivers working for cash misinform online customers to convince them to go with them only to find out that they would charge them much more than what they say at the beginning. The $100 price is for a short ride, 20-25 minutes. Our ride is 45 minutes and it follows the long circle in the park. Prices are generally higher during Christmas period and the cash payers end up paying more for a tour that is much shorter because the driver would not have any responsibility for providing a good experience., they would just try to finish the tour as quick as they can.
Definitely recommend
Tracy_R, Dec 2021
Got to see more of the park that I didn’t actually know was there! Also to hear about film locations throughout the park
Mid-day Central Park carriage ride
Harold_B, Dec 2021
Fun, relaxing, educational, a little romantic. A little rain, a little sunshine, a little color and interesting people. Luis was terrific.
Trip through Central Park!
Joe_T, Dec 2021
Luiz made our experience memorable! My wife and I loved it! Will do it again. Plan to come back Definitely next year.
Wedding anniversary carriage ride
Brian_A, Dec 2021
The friendly staff. The knowledge of their craft and the park. The cozy and comfortable carriage and blanket.
Carriage driver spent...
Qwon_R, Nov 2021
Carriage driver spent most of the 45 minutes actually 30 minutes on his cell phone. He mentioned roughly (3) points of interest during the 30 minute not 45 minute trip.
Loved it
Taylor_B, Nov 2021
Ride was amazing! I will definitely do another carriage ride next time back in New York City. Loved hearing about the landmarks in the park.
Great tour
Kerri_C, Nov 2021
Great guide! Glad we booked this tour. Nice thing to do in NYC. Recommend it if you want to learn about Central Park.
Great (covid friendly) activity in NYC!
Elisabeth_H, Nov 2021
Ride was 35 minutes long and very beautiful! Honor was the driver and he was courteous, ready for us when we arrived and very knowledgeable about Central Park. He also took AMAZING pictures which was such a plus! Highly recommended Honor!
Relaxing ride in Central Park!
Jamie_L, Nov 2021
We were greeted by Onur our Carriage driver Juliet the beautiful horse that drove the carriage, Onur was very kind and informative about our tour and about New York in general, Onur is a true asset to the business, and we would love to do it again in the daylight and will ask for him! Thank you very much for a great ride Onur and Juliet!!!!


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