NY Skyride

New York, NY

Where is it at?

NY Skyride
350 5th Avenue
New York


Where are we going today?

Exploring an entire city in thirty minutes and not having to worry about rushing around, traffic and bad weather?  Yes please!  

Then the NY Skyride is definitely the place for you and your family to visit.  It is New York City’s only virtual tour simulator where you can see over 35 iconic landmarks from the comfort of the cities greatest - the Empire State Building.   Your adventure will begin via a unique and specially designed platform which works in conjunction with an 18 ft HD screen.  The experience is beautifully realistic and will entertain and amaze children and adults alike as you journey around the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge, United Nations, Yankee Stadium, and a tasteful, beautiful tribute to the cities lost icons - The World Trade Center. 

Actor Kevin Bacon will narrate your adventure which is comparable to taking a helicopter tour, but where fear of heights wont stand in your way. 

Since 1995 over 10 million visitors have experienced this attraction, and is perfect for children as they can learn about this great city as well as have a lot of fun feeling like they are flying!

In addition, your ticket will also get your priority access to the 86th Floor Observatory Deck so once you have learnt about all the landmarks, you can go and try spot them for yourself!

How much does it cost?

Adults: See Website

Children: See Website

Free Under: See Website


Need a little extra help?

Push chairs and wheelchairs and happily accommodated in the Empire State Building and on the ride. New York wouldn’t be New York unless everyone could enjoy it!


When can we go?

8:00 am to 10:00 pm

365 days.


Any top tips?

The quietest times are usually in the morning or lunchtime, but these can change. The Skyride runs from 8am - 10pm every day of the year (yes even Christmas! But check opening hours on holidays) Tickets are also valid a year from purchase so they can make great gifts for your family.

I’m Hungry!

There are a few eateries within the Empire State Building itself, including Europa Cafe and Starbucks, but it’s New York City! Once you have worked up an appetite flying across the city, immerse yourself in the street life and take your pick!

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