Free Entry with The Sightseeing Pass - SAVE $54

Available with: FLEX Pass, Day Pass

Normal Entry Price: Adult $54 | Child $54

The Downtown Experience

Featuring some of THE RIDE’s signature sidewalk performance interludes and enhanced with the magic of Virtual Reality from our partner TimeLooper, it is the world’s only scripted Virtual Reality experience on a bus, where visitors travel back in time to re-live iconic historical moments.

This multi-media historic adventure of Downtown Manhattan includes fun, original and informative music and videos that support our Storyteller’s deeply researched historical narrative.

Our Virtual Reality moments will lift your imagination out of your seat as you participate in George Washington’s arrival to his inauguration, experience Black Tuesday 1929, fly to the top of One World Observatory, without leaving your seat and ensure an immigrants passage across the ocean to see the Statue of Liberty for the first time!

What You Get

The Sightseeing Pass grants you free admission to: THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE

Hours & Admission


Frequent daily departures

How To Redeem

To reserve your ticket, go online to to make your reservation. To finalise your booking you must enter a Credit Card, this will not be charged unless the booking is missed. Your reservation must be made for one of the days your pass is still valid or it will not work. Your Sightseeing Pass must be valid for the day of your booking and will be scanned at boarding. This is a 90-minute experience and, due to its popularity, sells out fast! THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE departs from 200 Water Street in front of Starbucks in Lower Manhattan.

Getting There

The Downtown Experience

200 Water St, New York, NY 10038


    Closest Subway

    • Fulton St Subway Station


    Closest Bus Stop

    • Water St/John St


    Hop-on Hop-off Tour Stops

    • Downtown Tour - Stop 12 (South Street Seaport)

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