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AIA-NY Boat Tour

West 22nd Street, Chelsea Piers, Pier 62, New York City, NY
+1 212-627-1825
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This is the perfect tour for people who want a day on the water with expert commentary about some... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
via mobile
A Fantastic Perspective of NYC

On a recent trip to NY, I took the AIA NY Boat Tour and what a pleasant afternoon!! The boat is... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Cheryl J
Miami, United States
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West 22nd Street, Chelsea Piers, Pier 62, New York City, NY
+1 212-627-1825

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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is the perfect tour for people who want a day on the water with expert commentary about some iconic and lesser known architectural highlights of the city. You circle the entire island of Manhattan in a comfortable setting--perfect for older travelers. The crew was...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

On a recent trip to NY, I took the AIA NY Boat Tour and what a pleasant afternoon!! The boat is lovely and comfortable and the architect tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and interesting! Don't leave NYC without taking part in this fantastic tour!!

Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I thoroughly recommend this tour for those who want to get a different perspective of Manhattan Island. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and it was definitely a great way to see the entire island of Manhattan. It was a clear sunny day and relatively warm...More

Thank tonsterl
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour! We frequently visit NY but have never experienced like this. The tour offers a unique perspective. The tour guide, an architect, offered an abundance of information. None of us got motion sickness. The tour was relatively inexpensive (especially considering New...More

Thank ideadensity
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Wonderful perspective of Manhattan and surrounding boroughs. Guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Glass of bubbly and hummus with pita/olives/feta included in tour. Enjoy landmarks from the water with an expert on the history of the city and the structures. Great way to spend the afternoon...More

Thank alyson w
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were looking for something different to do in the city without having to walk for miles. This is one of the best, highly informative and interesting tours I've done of the city. The crew and architect were excellent and the architect was fantastic giving...More

Thank thehubb
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have visited NYC many times; several harbor boat tours and two city bus (guided) tours, plus view from Empire State Building did not compare to the fabulous experience of this tour. The guide, a native New Yorker, and an AIA architect, gave me a...More

Reviewed 16 October 2016

One of the more fun and interesting things we did in NYC. The boat looked very new and was clean and comfortable. The architect doing the narration was excellent. Great way to spend an afternoon learning more about NYC and seeing some incredible sites.

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

This tour is a great way to spend three hours on a lovely fall afternoon. I walked to the Chelsea Piers from Central Park and easily found the dock. Seating inside was plentiful and comfortable, with easy views on both sides and back of the...More

Thank Julia009
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I was scared this would be a typical general tour with a veneer of architecture but I was very pleasantly surprised. A very comfortable way to learn about NYC architecture with some history and gossip thrown in. The guide during the tour is an architect,...More

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