PRIVATE 4 HOUR VEHICLE TOUR
Choose one of our pre set 4 hour tours or let us customize one for you. On all of our chauffeured deluxe vehicles a NYC licensed tour guide is with you the entire tour.
For availability and time and date call, email or contact us on the contact page to arrange this tour. Pricing varies by size of group and vehicle size. This tour can be extended for additional fees.*
NYC GANGSTER MOB TOUR
New York City’s historic past is plagued by dark events and powerful criminals who took the law into their own hands. Experience the suspense and thrill of all things gang and mob related on this 4 hour vehicle tour of Manhattan. NYC was the perfect breeding ground for mobsters and gangsters. Learn about the history from the beginning of the Mafia to it’s demise. We will take you on an exciting adventure where the infamous “Goodfellas” hung out, got whacked, got made, lived and caused havoc in the streets of this great city. Visit famous places where classic movies got shot – not that kind of bang!
MANHATTAN CRIME, MURDER AND MYSTERY TOUR
Let a real retired NYC Police Detective Ike Ilkiw take you on a thrilling 4 hour vehicle tour through the streets of Manhattan. On this Crime, Mystery and Murder tour you will go behind the scenes of the hangouts, haunts, and hideaways of New York’s most notorious murders and crime. From the early 1900’s until today some have never been solved and remain a mystery. You will learn the inside workings of how a detective and his crew try to solve these crimes.
Highlights of this tour are: visit to the former residence of Edgar Allen Poe – the originator of the modern murder mystery – the murder that inspired the movie “Looking for Mr. Goodbar”. Real crime scenes include: The Jennifer Levin Case, The Central Park Jogger, Murder at The Met, Disappearance of Etan Patz, Binibon Reataurant, The Paul Castellano Assassination and more. We explore the NYPD Former Police Academy and Crime Scene Lab, Central Booking and the Criminal Courts. Some of the best crime related movies and TV shows have been filmed in NYC. We will see those locations as well as celebrity hot spots. Don’t miss out on this “Law and Order” style tour. Maybe you can solve one of the unsolved crimes? Mug shots with Ike are available (your camera) with real handcuffs at the end of the tour.
“I love sharing the kinds of behind-the-scene stories that only an authentic NYC cop can tell,” Ike says.
Ike is the author of “A Cop’s Guide To Lower Manhattan”
NYC HIGHLIGHT TOUR
East Side West Side All Around The Town From Harlem to Battery Park. We will drive you through the streets of Manhattan as we pass by and stop at some of the most iconic sites NYC has to offer. We will go to the Apollo Theater in Harlem, Strawberry Fields and Central Park. Drive down Museum Mile and 5th Ave.. Washington Sq.Park. Flat Iron Building, Empire State Building and Times Sq. are also on the agenda. Explore Grand Central Terminal that was saved from demolition We will visit Wall St and Battery Park with views of Statue of Liberty which is at the tip of Manhattan. a stop at the 9/11 memorial is a must. Breathtaking views of Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge on the East River are also visited. This tour can be customized for you.
GHOSTS HAUNTS AND SPIRITS
Haunts, ghosts and the supernatural will be explored on this 4 hour vehicle tour through the streets of Manhattan. Let our ghost specialist Amada show you around the haunts of the city while sharing with you some personal stories. Discover the real reason why NYC is the city that never sleeps. You will see places that are possessed with spirits of children, old sailors and even a governor. From an East Village grave yard to a Tavern in Hell’s Kitchen the tales of the haunted and their spirits still roam these establishments. We will also see some movie sites from Ghostbusters, Ghosts, Rosemary’s Baby and more. Broadway theatres keep ghost lights on to keep the spirits away. Learn of the haunted theaters that have paranormal activity and phantoms lurking about. We visit the neighborhood where Edgar Allan Poe was inspired to write his life’s work, and MANY more COLD SPOTS! Be careful because sometimes the ghosts like to make their presence known by turning off cameras or phones while we pass by their locations! We will end the tour in a local pub and drink with the apparitions. Careful who knows what is tapping on your shoulder!
Amada has been featured on many TV shows and Radio Broadcasts as a paranormal specialist.
Join us on an exciting adventure as you are introduced to the best kept secrets that Staten Island holds. Learn why Staten Island is considered the Borough of Parks on this fun and exciting 4 hour vehicle tour. You will take a stroll through the picturesque grounds of Snug Harbor which was home to the Merchant Marines and today where deer run through the streets. The Eastern Shore Line of the Island was once used for exporting and importing Dry goods. Today it is occupied by Atlantic Salt which helps keep NYC Streets clean during the winter time. You will get to see one of the oldest neighborhoods New Brighton which has homes that date back 200 years. These homes were rumored to be connected to the Underground Railroad which helped transport slaves to freedom. We will pass by Staten Islands Yankee Stadium which is an affiliate to the NY Yankees. Visit the home of one of the earliest and most prolific female photographers and see some of her 800 photographs. Did you know goats run wild in NYC? On Fort Wadsworth an old military installation they can be seen running wild on the hilltops. We must not forget a breathtaking view of the Verrazano Bridge which was the longest suspension bridge in the world when completed in 1964. Bring your cameras for great photos of the harbor and Manhattan skyline.
*We cannot guarantee make and model of vehicle, depends on availability.