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Lower Manhattan Tourist Scavenger Hunt

Are you planning a visit to New York City? Our Tourist Scavenger Hunt in the financial district, or Lower Manhattan, will take you from Battery Park to City Hall via Ground Zero and the New York Stock Exchange of course!

You will have to solve challenges at every step to discover your next destination. At each step, you will learn a little history as well as interesting facts about what surrounds you.

It is a 3-hour self-guided walking tour you'll compete with your smartphone - a data plan is required.

per adult from

$44

AUD

Duration

150 to 210 minutes

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Scavenger hunt with over 30 challenges
    • Historical & architectural self-guided walking tour
    • See 16 films locations from your favorite movies and TV series.
    What's excluded :
    • Wifi - you will need Internet access to complete this scavenger hunt, a data plan
    • Entry/Admission - Statue of Liberty
    • Entry/Admission - Governors Island
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum of the American Indian
    • Entry/Admission - 9/11 Tribute Museum
    • Entry/Admission - One World Trade Center
    • Entry/Admission - New York Stock Exchange
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Walloon Settler's Monument, Battery Bikeway, New York, NY 10004, USA

    Your fist of many monuments pertaining to the first settlers on Manhattan, and their history. The 1st challenge is simple enough.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: The Battery, Battery Park City, New York, NY 10004, USA

    Many monuments and attractions and much history await you in Battery Park. There are also quite a few challenges, some tougher than others.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial, Battery Park, New York City, NY

    Here you'll find a math challenge while you consult the dead and wounded from the many countries that participated in this conflict.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Castle Clinton National Monument, 26 Wall St Battery Park, New York City, NY 10005-1996

    Discover the history and evolution of this battery. You will decipher a code on one of the historical plaques here.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10004

    You'll see Lady Liberty from Battery Park and learn its history. There's a simple challenge here.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Governors Island, New York, NY 10004, USA

    Learn the history of this island and how it got its name.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Ellis Island, New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017

    Learn the history of this island and how it was grown to its current size.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: The Immigrants, South end of the Eisenhower Mall in Battery Park South of Castle Clinton, New York City, NY

    Can you properly spot what we're looking for on this Sanguino sculpture?

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Netherland Monument, Battery Park Battery Pl. &, State St, New York, NY 10004, USA

    Learn a little more about the first Dutch to settle here.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: National Museum of the American Indian, 1 Bowling Grn, New York City, NY 10004-1415

    Admire this museum within what was initially the Alexander Hamilton US Custom House.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Bowling Green, Broadway & Whitehall Street, New York City, NY 10004

    This is where Fort New Amsterdam once stood and where King George III's statue was installed after the Seven Years' War.
    You'll need to consult the various information plaques around this park to find the answer to your challenge.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Charging Bull (Wall Street Bull), 26 Broadway, New York City, NY 10004-1703

    Learn the true meaning of this monument and solve a challenge.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Site of Second Presidential Mansion, 39 Broadway, New York, NY 10006, USA

    See where stands the 2nd Presidential Mansion which George Washington occupied for less than 2 years. New York was the capital at that time.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall Street, New York City, NY 10006

    Admire this red-brick church, the 3rd Trinity Church in NYC. Correctly identify the statue's name to solve your challenge here.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: 9/11 Tribute Museum, 92 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10006, USA

    Here we leave Manhattan's early settlers behind and start discussing the terrible events of 9/11.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: FDNY Memorial Wall, 124 Liberty St, New York City, NY 10006-1008

    Admire this grand bronze mural memorializing New York's Fire Department's finest who rescued so many during the 9/11 attacks.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: 9/11 Memorial South Pool, 180 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10007, USA

    Learn a little about the original World Trade Center's twin towers and when the aircraft struck them.
    Then admire the footprint that's left of the south tower via the South Pool.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: One World Trade Center, 285 Fulton St, New York City, NY 10007-0089

    Admire the new World Trade Center tower built after 9/11 as the city picked itself up and rebuilt.
    There a tricky observational challenge here.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: The Oculus, 33-69 Vesey St World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10003

    The newest PATH subway station in Manhattan.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: St. Paul's Chapel of Trinity Church Wall Street, 209 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, USA

    The is the oldest standing church on Manhattan, built in 1766. It is where George Washington came to pray here on the day of his inauguration as 1st President of the United States on April 30, 1789.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Woolworth Building, 233 Broadway, New York City, NY 10003

    Admire this neo-Gothic style skyscraper, one of the first in Manhattan.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain, 43 Park Row, New York, NY 10038, USA

    Can you decode the observational challenge around this grand fountain?

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: New York City Hall, Broadway and Murray St City Hall Park, New York City, NY 10007

    See the oldest city hall in the United States, completed in 1812 in the Renaissance style. Learn its history and solve the challenge involving the flags above it.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, NY 10038

    A quick view of Brooklyn Bridge

    Stop At: Benjamin Franklin Statue, One Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038, USA

    History of one of America's founding fathers

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 44 Maiden Lane, New York City, NY 10045

    Explanation of this neo-renaissance building as you near the end of the scavenger hunt.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Federal Hall, 26 Wall St, New York City, NY 10005-1996

    See New York's 2nd city hall, as well as the 1st Capitol of the United States. Can you guess who's statue stands outside?

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Fearless Girl, 8 Broadway Street, New York City, NY 10004-2207

    Learn the story behind this sculpture, its meaning and how it wound up in front of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: New York Stock Exchange, 20 Broad St, New York City, NY 10005-2601

    Discover the history of this 1903 classic renaissance building and the NYSE founded in 1792.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004, USA
    Departure Time :
    7/5/2019 - 10/20/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Outdoor activity done in small groups, up to 6 persons. No need to touch anything or enter anywhere.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Tourist Scavenger Hunt

Activity ID: V-152849P10

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