We are delighted to let you know about a number of excursions that we can offer which will not only save you up to 50% off the local ticket prices, but save you valuable time during your stay.
You can call us free of charge on 01737 646416 to book any of these trips & tours.
All Around Town Tour with Harbor Cruise, £40pp ? Explore New York at your own on this double-decker bus tour. Your ticket is valid for 48?hours and also includes a 90?minute sightseeing cruise! The All around Town Tour is a great way to discover New York.
Beast Speedboat Ride, £20 per person - Hold onto your hats and get ready for the ride of your life. Imagine flying across the waters of New York harbor at 45 mph. It’s a thrill-a-minute aboard New York’s fastest boat ride, taking you to the best views of the Statue of Liberty and back in 30 fun-filled minutes.
Top of the Rock, £20pp ? Visit during the day and see the city in all its brilliance or visit at night and witness the city sparkle. Our opinion is that the top of the rock is better than the empire state building as you get to take photos the empire state and central park.
Classic New York Combo Ticket, £58pp ? This great value sightseeing ticket offers the best of the Big Apple. Visit the Empire State Building Observatory or the Top of the Rock, see the Statue of Liberty up-close, plus enjoy a 2?day hop?on/hop?off double?decker bus ticket taking you to over 50 locations around the city. The Classic New York Combo Ticket combines an All Loop Tour ticket with a Statue Cruises ferry ticket for the Statue of Liberty and a ticket for the 86th floor Empire State Building Observatory. The tickets do not have to all be used on the same day and can be used at any time during your stay.
The Big Apple Helicopter Tour, £99pp ? Capture the buzz, excitement and grandeur of this great city from the air; your perfect bite of the Big Apple. See from the air, the city that’s so good they named it twice! Fly with Liberty Helicopters and witness the grandeur of Manhattan's famous skyline from a very unique perspective.
New York City Pass, £65pp ? Your ticket to the best of the Big Apple ? see six of New York's most famous sightseeing attractions including the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty for one low price! Not only is the New York CityPass your entry ticket to SIX must?see New York attractions, your ticket also allows you to bypass ticket queues and save money.
Sex & The City Hotspots Tour, £35pp ? You've seen the show, now take the tour and rekindle some favorite memories as you visit over forty locations from the cult Sex and the City series. Plus see locations that were used in the Sex and the City movie and SATC2! In its six years on air, Sex and the City featured hundreds of New York’s shops, bars restaurants and Galleries and you can now acquaint yourself with many of these locations on this fabulous Manhattan-wide tour.
Woodbury Common Shopping Tour, £35pp ? For New York shopping at its best, take the hour trip to shopping heaven aka Woodbury Common Premium Outlets for the ultimate retail extravaganza. With over 220 designer and retail outlet shops and prices reduced by 25?50%, Woodbury Common is New York’s most popular outlet mall.
Spirit of New York Dinner Cruise, from £60pp ? A magical setting enhanced by dazzling city sights and the illuminated Lady Liberty. This wonderful evening cruise combines sumptuous cuisine, live music and dancing under a canopy of stars. On this dinner cruise you will enjoy a bountiful feast of creative cuisine enhanced with flowing drinks and attentive service. Over dessert, you’re treated to a musical revue starring Broadway?quality entertainers.
Full Island Cruise, £29 per person - The Full Island Cruise provides passengers with 3 hours of relaxation and discovery. You'll circumnavigate Manhattan Island and see it all: 3 rivers, 7 major bridges, 5 boroughs, 25+ world renowned landmarks and magnificent close-ups of the Statue of Liberty. Discover Manhattan like the great explorers and see the city and the outer boroughs via the water.
Big Three Combo Ticket, £49 per person - "The Big Three combo" gives you access to the three most popular attractions in New York: Empire State Building Observatory, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and an up close look at the Statue of Liberty on a Circle Line Cruise. Save time and money with this convenient package. You can see the world at the Met Museum, with over two million pieces of art from across the globe spanning 5000 years of culture. Then you can see New York and beyond, from the top of the famous Empire State Building, featuring spectacular unobstructed views in every direction. Finally, you can see New York from the water, with close up views of the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Manhattan skyline on your choice of three different Circle Line Cruises.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, £20 per person - Visit the Met, see the world. You can discover 2 million works of art spanning 5,000 years of world culture at New York City's number one tourist attraction. From the splendors of ancient Egypt, to the spectacular New Greek and Roman Galleries, to the Met's beloved Impressionist paintings, to contemporary works by today's leading artists, a world of art awaits you at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. You can enjoy world-famous, encyclopedic collections, plus more than 30 annual special exhibitions and an array of Guided Tours all free with your admission.New York Broadway Shows, from £60 per person – We deal with a wide range of shows on Broadway, ranging from The Lion King and other family friendly shows all the way up to the classic musicals such as Phantom of the Opera and Chicago. Please ask a member of staff for further details.
Daytime Jazz Cruise, £35 per person - Let us take you back to when life was as slow and graceful as the current on the Mississippi. Experience New Orleans as it can best be seen from the river and enjoy a two-hour cruise by day from the heart of the French Quarter, including Calliope concert!
Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner, £65 per person - Savour the beauty and romance of the New Orleans skyline aboard the Dinner / Jazz Cruise on the authentic Steamboat NATCHEZ... New Orleans' only authentic Steamboat!
Ghosts and spirts walking tour, £26 per person - New Orleans has been referred to as "The most haunted city in America". After this tour, you be the judge!. With its colourful history and unique traditions, it is no wonder so many New Orleans homes and taverns have been investigated by paranormal investigators. You will visit several haunted sites and hear about the stories featured on The History Channel and The Discovery Channel. When it rains in the French Quarter, the locals swear a beautiful voice floats out of the mist. After you hear the story of Pere' Dagobert vs. "Bloody" O'Reilly and the "singing rain," you might hear it too. Will you see any of the ghosts that inhabit the famous Bourbon Orleans Hotel - formerly a theatre, ballroom, orphanage and convent? The staff and guests report regular sightings of uninvited guests! There is no guarantee you will see a ghost, but you will go where you're most likely to meet one!
New Orleans Original Cocktail Walking Tour, £29 per person - Take a walk through the french quarter's famous bars and restaurants and discover the famous "spirits" of New Orleans. It's history... with a twist! From the Sazerac and Pimm's Cup to the Hurricane and Hand Grenade, you'll enjoy a different view of New Orleans through classic stories of the unique concoctions made famous here and the characters that brought them to life. Go behind the scenes at the oldest restaurant in the city to visit the wine cellar and private dining rooms.
Super City Tour, £38 per person - Travel Through Three Centuries of history, legends and romance as you encounter “The City That Care Forgot!”Absorb the sights & sounds of the world famous French Quarter and historic Jackson Square, home of the Cabildo and Presbytere Museums.Visit one of our historic cemeteries, referred to as “Cities of the Dead,” and learn about this unique above ground burial system.Marvel at stories of voodoo and piracy on Bayou St. John, the waterway used by Jean Lafitte and his band of pirates, as we make our way to the shores of Lake Pontchartrain. View the longest bridge over water in the world, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway.Follow the path of the St. Charles Avenue streetcar, the oldest continuously operating passenger railway system in the world (until service was disrupted by Hurricane Katrina).See the homes of former Kings & Queens of Mardi Gras, stately mansions and the world-famous, exclusive Garden District.View Tulane and Loyola Universities across from Audubon Park, home to one of the top five zoos in the nation, The Audubon Zoo.
Swamp and Bayou, £43 per person - After a short motorcoach ride across the Mississippi River, take a fascinating boat trip into the Louisiana Swamps & Bayous. Experience the timeless beauty of Southern Louisiana in a custom built, all weather swamp boat. Native guides will reveal the mysteries of the swamps and bayous and the Cajun "joie de vivre". Observe the nesting grounds of alligators, egrets, raccoons, nutria, and many species of snakes. Some wildlife is more numerous during the warmer months of the year. Learn about the efforts made to preserve and restore Louisiana's vanishing wetlands. These tours have been featured on The Discovery Channel, The Travel Channel, CBS, NBC and ABC. Bring your camera to capture the "bon temps" (good times) on the bayou!.
The Court of Two Sisters Restaurant, Jazz brunch breakfast = £40 per person - A trip to New Orleans would not be complete without enjoying our world-famous live Jazz Brunch Buffet served in the French Quarter's largest courtyard. Enjoy more than 80 different items such as Eggs Benedict and spicy Oysters Bienville all prepared fresh daily. For a quiet, romantic evening enjoy a Creole Dinner featuring dishes such as Lobster Etouffée and Veal Royal Court.
Day by Day
Day 1 London – New York
Fly direct from London to New York, the Big Apple. Once you arrive in New York make your own way to your Midtown hotel. The remainder of the day is free to explore New York at your leisure.
Day 2 New York
Today you can enjoy a full day exploring one of the most iconic cities in the world! Take a trip to the ‘Empire State Building’ which is simply a must do in New York. From the spectacular lobby all the way up to the majestic observatories, this is the iconic centerpiece of the city’s skyline. This visit will let you savour breath-taking 360-degree panoramic views of Manhattan, with birds eye views over Central Park, Times Square, the Flatiron Building, Brooklyn Bridge, the Chrysler Building, the Statue of Liberty and so much more. After that you could then take a horse and carriage ride around Central Park, enjoy a river cruise to see the Statue of Liberty and also visit the site Ground Zero Memorial. In the evening it’s time to head to Times Square and Broadway where the city’s famous nightlife and theatre options await.
Day 3 New York
On your last full day in New York continue exploring the sights of this cosmopolitan city. Why not take a trip to Chinatown, or the Brooklyn Bridge, visit the shops of 5th Avenue or for those adventurous enough why not take a helicopter ride over the New York Skyline. If you want to explore somewhere further afield you can also take a day trip out to Niagara Falls.
Day 4 New York – New Orleans
Fly direct from New York to New Orleans, the home of Jazz. Upon arrival make your own way to your downtown hotel, the remainder of your day is free to relax.
Day 5 New Orleans
Spend the day exploring one of the most vibrant and captivating cities in North America. One of the finest areas of the city is the French Quarter, here you can sample the atmosphere and buzz that generates from all parts. The architecture is stunning and the food and music even better.
Day 6 New Orleans
Today take advantage of the FREE New Orleans Walking Tour and let your own ‘local expert’ unravel the mysteries of one of America’s oldest and most unique living neighborhoods! Follow in the footsteps of historic figures as you stroll along the Mighty Mississippi, through the French Market and Jackson Square, and down the banquettes (sidewalks) of quaint streets named for saints and sinners from our European past. See the old Quarter come to life as your guide explains its secrets and helps you understand all it has to offer - architecture, courtyards, gardens, food, music, and art.
Day 7 New Orleans
Today is your last full day in New Orleans. Take a Mississippi River Cruise and see the city and area from a different vantage point and if you haven’t done so already make sure that you don’t leave New Orleans without catching some live music at one of the many jazz bars in the city.
Day 8 New Orleans – London
Make your own way to New Orleans airport to board your overnight flight to London.
Day 9 London
Arrive back in the UK after enjoying what was hopefully a fantastic holiday!