If you’re looking for something non-conventional to do in New York, at least one of these 6 new activities and attractions on the New York Explorer Pass is bound to appeal…
1. National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey
Set in the heart of Times Square, National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey is a first-of-its-kind immersive entertainment experience which allows visitors to explore the incredible Pacific Ocean using ground-breaking technology. Come face to face with great white sharks, humpback whales and animals you may never have even heard of without ever having to leave the city.
Gate price: $39.50 or FREE on the New York Explorer Pass
2. Hamilton Happy Hour Tour
The Broadway show Hamilton has smashed the box office record for money grossed in a single week, so it’s not surprising that a tour based on the hit musical has already been developed. Guests on the tour will be taken around New York’s oldest neighbourhood, Wall Street, as they learn about the meteoric rise and fall of the show’s leading character, Mr Alexander Hamilton, before winding up the tour in his favourite tavern!
Gate price: $30 or FREE on the New York Explorer Pass
3. Catacombs by Candlelight Tour
The catacomb collection beneath the Basilica of St Patrick’s Old Cathedral is one of the most significant collection of underground tombs in the USA. Dating back more than 200 years, this old cathedral has played silent witness to decades of turmoil in the Catholic church and is an ethereal experience made spookier by the candlelit nature of the tour.
Gate price: $35 or FREE on the New York Explorer Pass
4. Gulliver's Gate
Gulliver’s Gate is the largest interactive museum of miniatures in the world, featuring 25+ cities from 5 continents. Explore miniature replicas of all the incredible New York landmarks you’ve seen, including Grand Central Station, the 9/11 Memorial and the Brooklyn Bridge, as well as being able to visit countries you haven’t yet seen in mini!
Gate price: $36 or FREE on the New York Explorer Pass
5. Great Women of New York: Walking Tour
Many women have played a pivotal role in shaping the city that New York is today, and this 2.5-hour walking tour aims to show you the stories of these female pioneers. This knowledgeable tour focuses on female achievements over the last few centuries, including stories from the first women to be injured in combat down to the heroes of 9/11.
Gate price: $35 or FREE on the Explorer Pass
6. 9/11 Memorial Museum
Last but not least, the poignant 9/11 Memorial Museum is now available on the New York Explorer Pass. This museum, which brings to life the tragedy of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York is a moving tribute to the victims of that terrible day. Explore various interactive exhibits that tell the story of not only the events but of the people affected on that fateful day. A touching and sensitive tribute to the victims.
Gate price: $26 or FREE on the New York Explorer Pass
To find out more about the 50+ attractions you can choose from with the New York Explorer Pass, click here.
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