The RIDE: AN INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE! - New York City

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  • Duration: 1 Hr 15 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    6pm, 6:15pm, 7:30pm, 7:45pm, 9pm, 9:15pm
  • Departure Details :
    259 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Strap on your seat belt and prepare for THE RIDE, the most exciting entertainment experience to hit New York City! This dynamic and interactive part-show, part-city tour will have you amazed by the sights and sounds of New York as you whiz through its streets on a multi-million dollar theatrical bus. THE RIDE is a Broadway-caliber show with New York City at center stage!

THE RIDE Experience is a 75-minute interactive bus ride around New York City featuring 2 comedic hosts on board and 5-7 live street performances along our Midtown/Times Square route and lots of fun and laughs. THE RIDE is a unique experience unlike any other you have seen before.

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Stop At: The Ride, New york city, New York

One-of-a-kind interactive entertainment experience where the streets of NYC are the stage and you've got front row seats!

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Pass By: Times square, New york city, New York

Central area in NYC that has many shops, restaurants, offices and flashing billboards

Pass By: Bryant park, New york city, New York

Public park located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues

Pass By: New york public library, New york city, New York

A National Historic Landmark containing more than six million books

Pass By: Grand central terminal, New york city, New York

This historic train terminal is a world-famous landmark in Midtown

Pass By: Chrysler building, New York City, New York

Art Deco style skyscraper located on the East Side of Midtown Manhattan

Pass By: Carnegie hall, New York City, New York

Landmark performance center

Pass By: Central park, New York City, New York

843 acres in the heart of Manhattan

Pass By: Columbus circle, New York City, New York

Traffic circle located at the corner of Central park close to prime shopping and dining in the heart of Manhattan

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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers.

Minimum age is 6 years. Children under 6 years of age will NOT be permitted on the bus.

Food and drink are prohibited on THE RIDE.

There is no restroom on the bus. Please make sure to use the restroom before boarding. There is no access to a restroom during THE RIDE.

THE RIDE is not wheelchair accessible and you will need to ascend stairs to enter and exit.

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

THE RIDE does not travel at high speeds. However, the bus features side-seating so guests are facing sideways as we travel through New York City, so you can expect some repetitive starting and stopping that may affect some patrons.

All Guests must be fully COVID vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination prior to boarding the bus. Proof can be a photocopy or image of their COVID vaccination card. All Guests must continue to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while onboard.

Not recommended for travelers prone to motion sickness.

Most travelers can participate

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

All Guests must wear a mask over their nose and mouth while onboard.

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  • 10-Oct-2022

    Had a blast on the ride, the street performances were great, maybe a wee bit more of them but highly recommend

  • 09-Oct-2022

    We booked the ride on our 1st trip to NY. It was amazingly funny and entertaining. One of the best things we did on our trip.

  • 03-Oct-2022

    A kid favorite! Adults had an absolute blast, too. We brought our 9 and 11 year olds after a long day of sightseeing. The kids loved how entertaining it was and Mom and Dad were additionally happy to be sitting ;) Jack and Scott were hilarious. Any "adult" jokes went over our kids' heads so we had no problem including them. Our son, Jack, won the trivia- though they very nicely accredited it to both kids and gave them the oh so coveted "The Ride" prizes. Would absolutely recommend.

  • 02-Oct-2022

    The concept is great. I wish there would have been more “spontaneous “ street performances than lots of banter between tour guides. The bus driver also hit the brakes frequently because of the tough driving conditions in Times Square.

  • 26-Sep-2022

    This was so much fun. Take a coach, glaze one whole side and turn the seats through 90 degrees then sit back as you ride around NYC whilst being entertained by two very funny and sarcastic guides. They interact with each other and guests and at points through the trip, someone who you think is a regular person (but is a Ride performer) on the 'sidewalk' will be singled out by them and will then entertain you - perhaps a dance routine or busking etc. A really entertaining way to spent 75 mins. We bought our tickets in advance via Groupon which meant they were heavily discoed which made it even better.

  • 24-Sep-2022

    Extremely hokey but cute and funny. The dancers, singers, etc. were very good. Unique tour format and probably best to do on the first or second day in town.

  • 22-Sep-2022

    Done the Ride after reading the Ride's explanation of what it was about. There was no where near the amount of 'outside' entertainment as described and the inside entertainment was woeful. For this reason alone I would not recommend this event. Additionally the girl on our ride thought it was funny to disrespect the Queen even before she'd been laid to rest, quoting 'when can I start to make fun of the Queen' Being American does not give her an excuse to disrespect any one, let alone the Queen. Our trip was 7.15 pm on 14th September 2022

  • 17-Sep-2022

    Sitting sideways on a bus where everyone faces the same way and watches the city go by. Two hosts on board will keep you entertained and there will be some surprises in the street too. I'm not going to spoil it by telling you what they are. Fun , laughter, singing and sightseeing all in one. The usual price is about $99. We had a 3 day NY pass for $200 for loads of attractions so it was great value to have this included. Would be a tougher call if you were paying the individual price. It's a bit different, does not replace the Hop on Hop off bus which covers a much larger area but great fun.

  • 15-Sep-2022

    We did this after a family member recommended it. Wasn’t worth the time and luckily we used a city pass so didn’t pay for it but I feel sorry for the people who did. It was so corny and the hosts were annoying and disrespectful to the British and the fact the the queen had died a few days before. One joke would have been ok and I could see past that but they went on and on about it and bought it up a few times whilst on the trip around Times Square. It’s very uncomfortable on a hot day with no air con and you have to wear masks. The only place we had to wear one on the whole trip! You’re better sitting in Times Square and people watching for an hour instead of doing this attraction. Gutted we wasted our precious time in New York on it.

  • 12-Sep-2022

    Before the tour even began the one tour guide called and threw a fit one that my 8byear old would have on his bosses voicemail about people walking on the bus without a mask even though they were putting them on as they were being seated. Even though he didnt have a mask on. We drove around and listened to our two tour guides banter arrogantly back and forth. There seemed to be no actual script. The 4 stops that had actors the actors were wonderful. The tour guides proceeded to tear down the other street performers. Also, every time we went past an American flag they sang "oh Canada" again I'm sure it was supposed to be humorous but the fact it was the weekend of 9/11 anniversary, not exactly the most appropriate time. I wish I had not wasted an hour and a half on this tour and had done something different.

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