Small Group Central Park Walking Tour - New York City

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    3:30pm Daily
  • Departure Details :
    Grand Army Plaza in Manhattan
  • Return Details :
    The Dakota1 West 72nd Street
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States and one of NYC's most popular tourist attractions. What better way to enjoy this unique city oasis than by taking a fully guided walking tour? Created in 1857 by famed architects Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux, Central Park is home to some of New York's most beautiful landmarks. Enjoy an informative small group tour that will help you navigate this 843 acre wonderland in the middle of the city.


  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Small-group tour
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

Your tour begins in Grand Army Plaza in Central Park South right across the street from the famed Plaza Hotel. Learn about how and why the park was created and the obstacles that the builders faced in this huge undertaking. As we we make our way into the park, we pass the Central Park Zoo (recently featured in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them), and the Wollman Rink.

See the Sheep Meadow (and learn if sheep really grazed there) and visit he world famous Tavern on the Green. Stroll into the heart of the park and visit the Bethesda Fountain and Terrace, The Boathouse, and Belvedere Castle. Parade through the beautiful Shakespeare Garden and learn about the Delacorte Theatre as we walk past the lake (where you might even spot turtles during nice weather). Stop and see Strawberry Field, a memorial to John Lennon and snap a photo of the Imagine Mosaic. As we work our way out of the park, we end the tour at The Dakota, a luxury apartment built in 1884 and the former home of Lauren Bacall, Leonard Bernstein. Judy Garland, and John Lennon.


  • Local guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Audio Guide (translates the tour)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour's designated start time. The tour departs promptly and no refunds will be given for guests who miss the tour due to being late

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

If canceled because of dangerous weather, you will be given the option of an alternative tour date or full refund

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

We reserve the right to deviate from the route of the tour in the event of marches, parades, and circumstances beyond our control.