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New York Central Park: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Activity provider: VoiceMap

New York Central Park: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Activity provider: VoiceMap

From US$ 7.99 per person

Get to know the stories of New York’s iconic Central Park on a self-guided audio tour. Enjoy the magic of GPS playback, and explore the area at your own pace.

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Audio guide included
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Make memories for a lifetime on an audio tour of New York’s iconic Central Park
  • Get a chance to revisit the Great Zoo Escape of 1874 and spot the hidden witch
  • Hear the murder story of John Lennon and pay your respects at the Imagine Mosaic
  • Visit the famous filming locations for hundreds of TV shows and movies
  • Make use of the audio tour whenever you like with unlimited access to the app
Full description

Enjoy a visit to New York’s iconic Central Park on a self-guided walking tour. Explore the area at your own pace with the magic of an audio guide.

You will receive the download instructions after booking. Download the app and start the tour with your mobile phone as your guide. Travel back through time with tales of love, loss, laughter, and tragedy at every turn.

You will have the opportunity to know John Lennon’s murder story and pay your respects at the Imagine Mosaic in Strawberry Fields. Feel like you are there on the sled getting frostbite as Balto saves Nome, Alaska, and then learn why Balto is the wrong dog.

Decode the symbols of Bethesda Terrace and get a chance to weep at the heartbreaking love story of the Bethesda Angel. During the tour, you will also know how Shakespeare gave the deadly riots and invasive species story to the people.

Relive the episode of Great Zoo Escape of 1874 and hunt down the park’s hidden witch.

See famous filming locations of many TV shows and movies and learn which stars live in which buildings along the park. You will meet some of the 39 eccentric widows of the Plaza Hotel and also discover why the Pulitzer Fountain is a giant washing machine.

You will hear engaging stories about the Central Park was, in the words of its legendary creators. Walkthrough the park and see how Central Park’s design inspired the US Interstate highway system.

Includes
  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drink

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

This is a self-guided audio tour so please reach Grand Army Plaza, in front of the Plaza Hotel and start the tour.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone

Know before you go

  • The tour uses a mobile app. You will need to download the app and then use the voucher code provided to download the tour
  • It is a self-guided audio tour that you can start, pause, or restart at any time and complete at your own pace
  • You can download the tour at any time, before or after your booking date. It is best to download the tour before you set off for the starting point
  • When the download is complete, you will see a screen with a photo of the starting point and directions to it. The redstart button will become active when you are at the starting point
  • The tour follows a set route and includes turn-by-turn directions. It works best if you start it in the right place and follow the directions from one location to the next

Product ID: 416390