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View New York City like you never have before - within a virtual reality. See Downtown Manhattan from a new perspective whilst learning historical tales along the way.

The New York Pass FREE TOUR and virtual reality experience with THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE Normally $54.00 - Free with New York Pass

Enjoy THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE tour and view New York City like never before!

THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE is a brand new 90-minute tour created by the producers of The RIDE. This tour gives you an all-new view of Downtown Manhattan with tour guides that tell fascinating historical tales along the way. You will even get a taste of virtual reality on the tour as gadgets provided by Timelooper are handed out to each passenger on the bus.

New York Pass Tips

  • Free bus tour with the New York Pass
  • Reservations required: 
    1. Visit and select THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE
    * Make sure to read all disclaimers on the booking page before moving forward.
    2. Select your desired date and departure time (Your pass must be valid on the day of your tour and you must select a date your pass is will active)
    3. Select the number of tickets you’d like to book from the “PEOPLE-NY PASS” dropdown menu. (If you can’t select as many as you need, there are not enough pass tickets left for that departure.)
    4. Enter your pass numbers in the fields provided (one pass per field, include any hyphens if applicable). 
    5. Enter your contact information Important: You will be asked to supply a credit card number to hold the reservation.

Your credit card will only be charged if you do not show up for the tour or do not cancel within 24-hours of the tour start time. You must arrive 15 minutes early to the departure location to have your pass validated for boarding. Customers without their pass or an active pass will be charged full price

The Downtown Experience tour is not recommended for visitors under 6


  • Timelooper provides virtual reality goggles for passengers to wear during the ride.

  • Floor-to-ceiling windows on the bus allow you to view all of the most exciting landmarks in New York.

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  • Reservation required
  • THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE Please refer to your booking confirmation for exact location.
  • Closest Subway Fulton Street
  • Closest Bus Stop See map
  • Big Bus hop on hop off Tour Stops Stop 11 or 12 on Downtown route

Opening Times

Tours run daily at 11AM, 1PM and 3PM

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