NY SKYRIDE and Empire State Building Observatory

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NY SKYRIDE and Empire State Building Observatory information and booking

Departs from
Empire State Building
Time of departure
NY SKYRIDE:Open from 8am to 10pm, seven days a week. The NY SKYRIDE experience commences approximately every ten minutes. The total experience takes approximately half an hour - this consists of 2 pre-shows dedicated to New York City and then the simulator experience which takes approximately 15 minutes.Empire State Building Observation Deck:Open 8am to 2am; last elevators to the top are at 1:15am. Special hours during holidays, inquire locally.
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Tour description provided by Viator

Buy your tickets to NY SKYRIDE and the Empire State Building Observatory at a tremendous value ahead of the crowds! You'll take an exciting virtual tour of New York's attractions, then see the real thing from the observatory of the world-famous Empire State Building. And you even get to skip the first line when you book the combo ticket, so you spend less time waiting and have more time to explore New York City.

This 2-for-1 combo package includes tickets to the NY SKYRIDE and the Empire State Building Observatory. What a great way to see New York City! NY SKYRIDELocated on the 2nd floor of the Empire State Building, the NY SKYRIDE is an exciting presentation combining digital technology and special effects, custom platforms and seats, and a massive screen. You'll take an amazing virtual ride around, above, and below New York City! The NY SKYRIDE is safe, fun and entertaining, and open 365 days a year.Empire State Building ObservatoryWithout a doubt the most famous building in New York, if not the world, the Empire State Building soars more than a quarter of a mile into the Manhattan sky, offering breathtaking views from the Observation Deck. On a clear day, you can see the states of Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, as well as New York. Enjoy the famous panoramic view and Art Deco architecture the building has to offer. You will bypass the main ticket line at the north side of the building, which means during peak season you save 1 to 2 hours of waiting in long queues!

What's included

  • Admission to the ny skyride
  • Admission to the empire state building observation deck

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off