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Guided Bike Tour of Central Park New York City

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Guided Bike Tour of Central Park
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up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 2 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Pedal to Central Park’s most iconic destinations on a bike tour with an experienced guide. Set a leisurely pace as you cruise alongside your guide to spot the angel atop the Bethesda Fountain, Belvedere Castle, and the moving Lennon Memorial at Strawberry Fields. Learn the history of the park while exploring, spot the filming locations of beloved movies and TV shows, and discover the tranquil park at the heart of New York City.
  • Guided bike tour of Central Park
  • Learn about the sites of New York City with a knowledgable guide
  • Enjoy an active tour of the Big Apple
  • Visit the Bethesda Fountain, Belvedere Castle, and Strawberry Fields
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere

What's Included

  • 2-Hour guided bike tour
  • Rental(s) included
  • Adult bikes, child bikes, child trailers, child seats, and accessible hand cycles are all available.
  • Free bike helmet - on request
  • Free bike lock - on request
  • Free NYC bike map - on request
  • Nothing of note.

Meeting and Pickup

Meeting point

  • 203 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019, USA

    Your booking starts at the bike rental shop, Bike Rent NYC

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Columbus Circle

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Gar Pond

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

The Mall and Literary Walk

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Bethesda Fountain

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Conservatory Water

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Conservatory Garden

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

The Great Lawn

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Belvedere Castle

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

The Ramble

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Bow Bridge

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Cherry Hill

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Sheep Meadow

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • One adult in your party is required to leave a state/country ID or passport photocopy as security, returned with bike(s)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Present confirmation at front desk to redeem
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by at least one adult over 18 years of age
  • Adult bikes, child bikes, child trailers, and child seats are all available.
  • Near public transportation
  • Bike baskets are available.
  • Customer can reschedule their booking for any reason at no additional cost.
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

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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Mark_J
Phillip was just such a funny and interesting guide who knew so much about ‘his office’ as he called it. Very enjoyable and informative trip. Many thanks 👏🏻

Reviews

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Great tour!
Tamera_R, Apr 2024
Highly recommend—great way to see the park with brief history as well. Options to upgrade to electric bike as well.
Great time in central park
Michelle_C, Mar 2024
Philip was our guide and was knowledgeable about the park. We enjoyed learning about the history of the park and seeing the park from different viewpoints. The weather was gorgeous and the cherry blossoms and daffodils were a treat to see in bloom. I loved hearing about the different movies filmed in the park and seeing the locations in person. We showed up for the tour a few minutes late due to getting caught in St Patrick's Day parade traffic and the tour company was very understanding. My husband enjoyed the electric bike while others in our party used the standard bikes. There was only one hill that I found a little steep and challenging on the standard bike as I am older in age but was able to manage it. We really had a nice time on this tour and I would recommend it.
Don’t regret but could have been better.
Suzanne_K, Mar 2024
Guide was good, and bikes in good condition, but the shop people who checked us in were not friendly and did not communicate among themselves well, asking us multiple times for our receipts (after we had shown them, multiple times). Also, tour size was supposed to be capped at 15, but they threw in extra riders so we had at least 20 in our group which took away some from the experience. I would still recommend but didn’t appreciate the issues above.
Postponed due to too good weather?
DannyPlaisier, Feb 2024
Well the tour was suddenly postponed due to the weather. Although there was a clear sky. No refunding possible so what else can you do than change our plans? Apart from the tour, not done!
Great tour
Huseyin_G, Jan 2024
This tour was brilliant to be able to see everything within 2 hours was great and it didn't feel like we was on a bike for ages we had constant stops for pictures
A brilliant tour!
Robyn_H, Nov 2023
A fantastic bike ride through Central Park. Loved every minute. We saw all the highlights of the park with very good commentary. Thank you.
Great tour, highly recommend.
Randy_R, Nov 2023
Philip, the guide from Bulgaria was very enjoyable. I've biked in Central Park 5-8 times on my own on past trips and learned so much from Philip and the tour. Plus I did the first tour out and was a single. Cried at the Lennon Spot. Very moving.
Phillip was a great tour guide……
Carol_O, Nov 2023
Beautiful day!!! Saw more of Central Park than I have in the past…. Great way to see highlights Zzzzzz
Fabulous time.
Kim_L, Oct 2023
I thought the experience was really fun and it was a great outdoors experience. Philip was fun and engaging. Highly reocmmend.
Response from Host, Oct 2023
Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with us. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic time and enjoyed the outdoors with us. Philip is indeed an integral part of our team, and it's wonderful to know that his engaging and fun approach added to your overall experience. Your high recommendation means the world to us, and we genuinely appreciate your support. Our goal is to provide memorable and enjoyable outdoor adventures, and your feedback reinforces our commitment to this mission. We can't wait to have you back for more exciting experiences in the future. If you have any specific requests or suggestions for how we can enhance our services, please don't hesitate to let us know. Your feedback is invaluable to us as we continuously strive to improve and offer the best possible experiences to our customers. Once again, thank you for choosing Bike Rent NYC, and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards, ERKIN S.
Riding bikes through...
Danielle_S, Oct 2023
Riding bikes through Central Park learning about the history and seeing new sights was a great experience! 2 hours was the perfect amount of time and it was conveniently located.
Response from Host, Oct 2023
We appreciate your positive feedback regarding your experience of riding bikes through Central Park! It's fantastic to hear that you had a great time exploring the park, learning about its history, and discovering new sights.
Great bike tour!
Sally_C, Oct 2023
Phillip was awesome! He set a pace that was good for all, ck'd our bikes before we left & went over safety rules. Had the right # of photo stops/breaks. Best of all he was friendly & knowledgeable, not only about park but N.Y. & history. Thank you Philip!
Response from Host, Oct 2023
Thank you for choosing us, and we hope you'll consider returning for more adventures in the future. If you have any more feedback or suggestions, please don't hesitate to share them with us. Your satisfaction is our top priority.
Great adventure for the morning!
David_W, Oct 2023
There were key sites we wanted to see in Central Park and this tour hit them all! Even with a race being held that morning we were able to maneuver the park.
Response from Host, Oct 2023
We'd love to assist you in creating more memorable moments. Thank you for choosing our services, and we hope to see you again soon!
Not worth it but the weather was poor
Russell_t, Sep 2023
Terrible Western but we were willing to still go for the tour , we were taken on a short ride saw a couple of spots and then taken back so it was not worth the cost.
Enjoyable ride thru the Park
Roberta_B, Sep 2023
Fun ride through Central Park. Our guide was informative and fun and kept us all safe. As born and bred New Yorkers, we saw parts of the park we never saw before. Very cool and great way to spend a crisp Fall day.
Great cycle
Margaret_R, Sep 2023
In a group of 6 friends, we all had a fabulous time,our guide was loud and clear with his interesting stories,would recommend.
Fun and educational!!!
Cathyfree, Aug 2023
Great, easy bike tour. Our tour guide, Philip was knowledgeable and able to accommodate, bikers, Ebikers and scooters! We saw a the major sites and had time to stop and take pictures. Loved it - just the right amount of time. Bikes should be more updated but not really an issue.
Central Park was way too...
Ann_T, Aug 2023
Central Park was way too crowded to my taste for bike riding.."……………………. Not as pleasant as had hoped
Great tour from New Yorker , Benny !
Justin_C, Aug 2023
Excellent tour from local New Yorker Benny who has 15 years of tour experience. We couldn’t believe our luck at the Dakota Building stop, when Sean Lennon emerged to get into his car ! Amazing stuff Benny ! Thanks !
Wonderful experience!!!
aikotakata, Jul 2023
Central Park is beautiful and the views are amazing. Phillip, our guide, was awesome, he helped us learn more about the park, he was funny and made sure everyone in the group was fine going thru the park. Definitely recommend it!!!
Fun and great memories
Jennifer_O, Jul 2023
Chris was great and very knowledgeable about the park. Had a lot of fun and met some really nice people too! Highly recommend.
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