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Private 2-Hour Central Park Walking Tour in NYC

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Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States and one of NYC's most popular tourist attractions. What better way to enjoy this unique city oasis than by taking a fully guided 2-hour walking tour? Created in 1857 by famed architects Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux, Central Park is home to some of New York's most beautiful landmarks. Enjoy an informative private tour that will help you navigate this 843 acre wonderland in the middle of the city. Your group can include up to 15 people.


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level

Your fully guided walking tour begins in Grand Army Plaza in Central Park South right across the street from the famed Plaza Hotel.

Learn about how and why the park was created and the obstacles that the builders faced in this huge undertaking. Make your way into the park and pass the Central Park Zoo (recently featured in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) and the Wollman Rink.

See the Sheep Meadow (and learn if sheep really grazed there) and visit the world-famous Tavern on the Green. Stroll into the heart of the park and visit the Bethesda Fountain and Terrace, The Boathouse, and Belvedere Castle. Parade through the beautiful Shakespeare Garden and learn about the Delacorte Theatre as you walk pass the lake (where you might even spot turtles during nice weather).

Stop and see Strawberry Field, a memorial to John Lennon and snap a photo of the Imagine Mosaic. As you work your way out of the park, end the 2-hour tour at The Dakota, a luxury apartment built in 1884 and the former home of Lauren Bacall, Leonard Bernstein, Judy Garland, and John Lennon.


  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • walking tour


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Audio Guide (translates the tour)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • If canceled because of dangerous weather, you will be given the option of an alternative tour date or full refund

Terms & Conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Voucher Info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Local operator information

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Schedule & Info

Departure Point
Grand Army Plaza in Manhattan

Departure Time

You will be contacted by our office to schedule a start time. Times subject to availability.

2 hours

Return Details
The Dakota
1 West 72nd Street


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