The Superhero Tour of NYC in New York, NY

On Location ToursIn front of the New York Police DepartmentNew York, NY 10036
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Total Price: $67.32 (USD)
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Overview

Calling all superhero fans! Tour NYC and see locations used in your favorite superhero films. From Batman to Jessica Jones, the Avengers to Spider-Man, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at 40 film backdrops throughout the city from the comfort of a heated/air-conditioned bus. Bring your camera, grab your cape, and prepare for the most epic tour of New York City!

up to 2.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • An approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes sightseeing tour with a friendly guide.
  • Discover over 40 locations immortalized in renowned superhero movies and TV series throughout NYC.
  • Explore the city from the comfort of a heated (in the winter) or air-conditioned (in the summer) bus.
  • Tour departs in front of the New York Police Department at 1479 Broadway.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure.
  • Your tour guide will be wearing a red cape and holding a Super Tour of NYC logo.
  • Don't forget your camera or smartphone to capture all the sights.
  • The drop-off point is at 1 Wall Street, New York.

Description

from The Superhero Tour of NYC
Beginning in the heart of New York City, Times Square starts the adventure. Witness where Spider-Man saves Mary Jane Watson in "Spider-Man" and battles Electro in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." Experience the moment Captain America realizes he's in the present day in "Captain America: The First Avenger," and where The Incredible Hulk wreaks havoc in the TV series "The Incredible Hulk."

Travel down one of the world's most famous streets, integral to many beloved TV shows and movies. Explore Hogarth’s office from "Jessica Jones" and "Iron Fist." Pass by the New York Public Library, where Uncle Ben imparts wisdom to Peter Parker in "Spider-Man."

Discover the location of the fictional Baxter Building from "Fantastic Four." Visit Grand Central Station, famously housing Lex Luthor’s lair in "Superman: The Movie." Stop at the New York Daily News, known as the Daily Planet in "Superman: The Movie," and see the Chrysler Building, where Thor summons Mjolnir’s power in "The Avengers," and the Silver Surfer escapes in "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer."

Spot Norman Osborne’s residence from the Spider-Man movies and the United Nations Headquarters featured in "Superman: The Movie."

A bustling New York City street holds significant comic book history, both on and off-screen. Zoom past the birthplace of Batman, witness Doctor Strange and Mordo’s battle against Kaecilius in the mind-bending "Doctor Strange," and where the Battle of New York, featuring Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye, Black Widow, and The Incredible Hulk, unfolded in "The Avengers

The journey continues with a view of the iconic Empire State Building, featured in "Spider-Man" and "Superman: The Movie." Stop and capture a photo in front of the Flatiron Building and Madison Square Park, which houses the Daily Bugle from the Spider-Man movies. Visit the spot where Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy go on a date in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," and where Jessica Jones investigates a suspect in "Jessica Jones."

You’ll drive through two of NYC’s most unique and cultured neighborhoods. Moving through the Lower East Side, see where Doc Ock’s laboratory is in Spider-Man 2 and where Peter Parker lives in Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3. Drive through Chinatown where Danny Rand fights for his life in Iron Fist.

Explore the historical buildings of the Financial District, where Matt Murdock, Foggy Nelson, and Jeri Hogarth defend their clients in court in "Daredevil" and "Jessica Jones." Spot Bruce Wayne in front of the New York County Surrogate Court in "Batman Forever," and where Batman has his climactic fight with Bane in "The Dark Knight Rises." Discover the locations where Danny Rand meets Colleen Wing in "Iron Fist," and where the Gotham City Police Department is situated in "Gotham.

Conclude The Super Tour of NYC at Lady Liberty herself, featured in "X-Men" and "Superman: The Movie." Capture photos, enjoy a meal, and marvel at the greatest city in the world.

After the tour, take the Staten Island Ferry, famously depicted in "Spider-Man: Homecoming," or visit Ellis Island, a historic landmark featured in "X-Men." Up, up, and away
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Superhero Tour of NYC

Where is the meeting location?

Meet your guide in front of the New York Police Department at 1479 Broadway, New York, NY 10036. By West 43rd Street, between 7th Ave and Broadway.

How long is the tour?

The tour lasts approximately 2.5 to 3 hours.

Do tours operate on a specific day?

Yes. Tours are available on Fridays and Saturdays at 1:00 pm.

Does the tour include any walking?

Yes. There is a short walk at the beginning before boarding the bus for the remainder of the tour.

Is there assigned seating on the bus?

Seating is first come, first serve, except for those who purchase priority seating. If you have several people at your party who want to sit together, make sure to arrive 15-20 minutes early. Guests who arrive late or right at the starting time are much more likely to have to split up their group.

Is the bus equipped with seat belts?

No. Buses are not equipped with lap or shoulder belts or harnesses.

Can I take pictures on the tour?

Yes. While photography and filming are not allowed on the bus portion of the tour, there are great spots for taking photos and videos at stops along the way. You may take photos out the window at the various locations your guide is highlighting.

Are gratuities included in the tour price?

No. A tip for great service is always appreciated, but never required.

Does the tour include food and drinks?

No. Guests are allowed to bring food and drinks on the tour bus, but are required to remove all trash after the tour. Alcohol is completely prohibited on the bus.

Is the bus heated in the winter?

Yes. The tour utilizes enclosed coach buses which are heated in the winter and air-conditioned in the summer.

Are the coach buses wheelchair accessible?

Yes. However, please make note of your request for an accessible bus when booking in the “Have Special Needs?” field. Buses are not equipped with lap or shoulder belts or harnesses. Notice of the need for an accessible vehicle at least 24 hours in advance is strongly recommended so as to guarantee the timely provision of an accessible vehicle. The wheelchair lifts can accommodate up to approximately 600 pounds total. However, if you will be using a fold-up wheelchair and will be traveling with someone who can provide assistance on and off the bus, you do not need to inform us ahead of time as all of our buses have room in the luggage compartment to store it.

Can I bring a stroller or luggage on the bus?

The tour is conducted on a coach bus, so limited storage space is available. Please keep in mind that there will be several stops of up to 15-20 minutes each where guests and tour guides leave the bus. If you are not comfortable leaving your belongings on the bus during this time, you might want to reconsider bringing them.

Is this tour appropriate for kids?

Yes. Kids ages 1-5 are free, but are not guaranteed a seat. If the bus is full they may have to sit on a lap.

What languages is the tour conducted in?

The tour is only conducted in English.

Can we come dressed as our favorite superhero?

Absolutely.