"THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE" Virtual Reality Sightseeing Tour, New York tours & activities, fun things to do in New York | VELTRA

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"THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE" Virtual Reality Sightseeing Tour

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Board the world's only traveling virtual reality theater and see Manhattan in a whole new way as you learn about the interesting facts and history of NYC! Spot iconic landmarks like South Street Seaport, Brooklyn Bridge and Ellis Island on this tour!

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Upon the statements made by the Federal, State, and City officials regarding COVID-19, the activity provider has decided to suspend all tours, effective from March 16, 2020 until May 31, 2020.

For refunding concerns, the activity provider advises guests to go back to their point of purchase for further instructions.
This activity is not available to book at this time.
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

Starting time: 09:00 11:00 13:00
Starting time: 09:00 11:00 13:00
  • 08:45 Check-in at 200 Water Street in Front of Starbucks
  • 09:00 Downtown Sightseeing Tour
    New York_THE RIDE_The Ride Hop on to multi-million dollar vehicle with theater-style, side facing seating & floor-to-ceiling glass windows offering panoramic views of Downtown Manhattan's famed landmarks and iconic locations.
  • Virtual Reality Experience
    New York_The Ride_Downtown Experience_Panoramic Through the advanced application "Timelooper", experience a one of a kind virtual sightseeing tour while still aboard. Travel back in time and witness historic events such as when George Washington became the first President of the US and other interesting music and videos about the town.
  • 10:30 Check-out at South Street Seaport
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Activity provider tries to accommodate passengers of all abilities when possible. Guests must be able to navigate steep steps that lead up into the bus.
    • Folding wheelchair storage can be accommodated onboard or at the box office, depending on available space.
    • The experience is not recommended for guests with motion sickness or dizziness, sensitivity to strobe or other lighting effects, back, neck, or similar physical conditions, heart conditions or high blood pressure, or sensitivity to loud sounds.
    • The experience involves motion, sideways seating on the bus, constant starting and stopping, loud music, sounds effects, theatrical and strobe lighting, multiple television screens and virtual reality moments.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Printed VELTRA voucher
Requirement(s) - Others
    • You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.
Additional Note(s)
    • Food and drinks are not allowed on the bus at anytime.
    • Tour may be cancelled during periods of New York City heat advisories or occasional blizzard/hurricane. Guests unable to reschedule will be given full refund.
    • There are no bathrooms on the bus.
    • There are no seat belts provided on the tour vehicles.
    • THE RIDE Box Office will be permanently closed by April 1, 2019.
    • This activity operates regardless of weather.
    • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
    • Use the toilet facilities prior to your pick-up.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
Activity provider
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
  • You cannot cancel your standby request.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.



Pick-up Not available
Duration 2 hour(s)
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