FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions
About us, who we are?
We are Central Park Bike Tours specialized in guided tours by bicycles and Pedicabs trough out Central Park, NYC
All our tours are very well designed so you can not miss any main-features of Central Park. Our tours are conducted firstly by  Lic. NYC sightseeing guides and NYC bike lovers.

Can we reserve our tour On-line?
Sure, it’s the best way..!
We really suggest to do everything online, because It's quick, easy, and secure.
Besides that, you will also save time and money, we are a NYC Bike Pedicab Co. specialized in Central Park Tours.
your satisfaction is our goal!
  On-line Prices are all Discounted 25% OFF  to 50% OFF. Reserve Now ! 

Do we have to bring a 'printed' receipt that we paid for the tour or rental?
No, its no necessary to bring any printed receipt, once you complete the online reservation, we will have all information in our system, your reservation will be confirmed by Email.

How can we find out which tour is more suitable for us?
Central Park Tours options:
2-hrs Central Park Bike Tour covers the park from 59th st to 96th st 

(1-hr) Central  Park Pedicab Tour, covers the park  from 59th st to 72nd  st
(All features from the southern part of the park to the middle area)

(2-hrs) Central Park Pedicab Tour, covers the Park from 59th st to 90th St 
(All Central Park features approx. 3/4 of the entire Park, big loop)

(3-hrs) Central Park Pedicab Tour, covers the Park from 59th st to 100th St 
( 3-hrs Tour is and extension and goes beyond the 2hrs Tour, its almost the Entire Park)

Some of us can not pedal, can we take a Bike tour and Pedicab tour and go together?
Yes, We can combine the Central Park Bike Tour and Central Park Pedicab Rickshaw Tour at same time, departing, and going together.

What is a Pedicab & What is like to ride in a Pedicab ?
Pedicabs are environmentally friendly tricycles powered by the driver's legs.
Pedi-cab =Pedal-cab
Riden a Pedicab in Central Park is the most unique and memorable sightseeing experience things to do in NYC.

How many people fit a single Pedicab?
A single Pedicab can carry up to 3 adults or 2 adults and up 2 kids under 8 years old.
 ( Pedicab has a limited of 3 adults max.)


How long it takes a Pedicab Tour?
The 1hr Pedicab Rickshaw tour is approximately 1hr 10 minutes and covers the middle and southern part of central Park from 59th St to 77th St, having 2 to 3 short stops in the main features of Central Park, the stops are just for short walks, stretching, and having your pictures taken, you will be on the pedicab most of the time for a comfort.

The 2hrs Pedicab Rickshaw tour is approx. 2hrs 10min and covers Central Park from 59th St to 95th st, is the big loop of our tours, the whole tour is well disigned to capture all the features of Central Park, having several stops along  the way, all stops are optional but others are suggested. 
The 3-Hrs takes approx. 3:30-hrs Additional time its free of charge. 


Can I customize my tour, let’s say for example, I just want see The Belvedere Castle?
Totally, we go straight ahead.

Can We have a Pedicab Tour early morning like 7 AM or 8 AM?
 Yes, 
we do early tours on demand, our earliest tour start at 7 AM with an advance reservation only, please after booking your tour send us an e-mail: 212bike@gmail.com or call us to notify us at (917) 405-1303  Thanks.


We are 6 adults how many pedicabs do we need?
There will be 2 to 3 pedicabs available for your party.

Until what age do you consider 'kids' for a Pedicab Tour?
Good question, we consider kids Bet. 5 to 12 years of age, therefore if your kids are older than 12 years, the payment will be as the adults rate or pricing.

Can I customize my tour, let’s say for example, I'd like to finished my tour in either these two museums Metropolitan Museum of Art y/o Museum of Natural History?
Yes, we still show you the park and finishing the tour at the Museum of your choice.


Do you offer a Private Bicycle tour? and  How do I make a Reservation?
Yes, we do. As a matter of fact all tours, whether small or large group we keep it Private. 
For Reservation please do it On-line, all tour are

 available at anytime from (9am - 6pm) for your convenience.

Central Park Bicycle Tours runs every 30 minutes from 9 am to 6 pm, 7 days a week.

* For groups more than 12 please call us.

How many people are minimum required for the Bicycle Tour?
We need at least 3 attendees to start and go for the Bicycle Tour.

We are a big group. Do we stay together during the tour?
Yes, no matter how big the group is we always go together, for groups bigger than 18 people and with children we also reinforce the tours with an Extra Bike guide. 

We have kids in our group. Do you have children bikes?
Yes, we do.
We also offer additionally Children safe carrier seats.


Do you offer discounts for larger groups?
Yes, we do have discount for groups larger than 12 or more, feel free to call us or e-mail for more information.


Do I need to wear a helmet?
Cyclists under age 13 must wear a helmet while riding one of our bicycles.

How should I wear if I take a Central Park Bike Tour?
You should come comfortably to pedal for all Bike Tours, basically wear a comfortably shoes, and comfortable seasonally appropriate clothes. 
 Please come ready for the tours, I want to point out that we don’t offer locker room so you are not able to leave luggage’s or big bags in the store.

What to wear for winter Cycling?
When riding a bike in winter, your hands and feet are always the first to get cold. So, protecting just these vulnerable extremities can make your whole body feel warmer and have a pleasant biking  experience.
We recommend closed footwear and gloves are always a good idea.
* Please ...avoid sandals for all cycling at any season.


When do I need to arrive for my tour?
We advise to arrive 10 minutes prior to your tour start time; 15 minutes before prior the tour if you have booked children.


What if my bike gets stolen or damaged?
We've never lost a bike in a tours or during the tours, period.
However, if you are renting the bike is under your responsibility if the bike gets damaged for misused, or get stolen. All damaged or stolen equipment must be paid for out-of-your pocket, for losing the bike there is a flat rate of $ 300. ( It happens 'Once in a blue moon,' to prevent that we always provide a Bike Lock for all Bike rental)



I did not bike for a while? How is the terrain of Central Park for Biking?
Central Park has an easy and friendly terrain for biking, offering both hilly and flat terrain, Central Park provides cyclists with varying levels of difficulty. Circling the entire Park, the drives provide three long-distance routes of 6.1 miles, 4.2 miles or 2.5 miles. There are shorter distances if you cross the Park at a number of scenic locations.


What happen if it rains or we couldn't come due to some reason?
What should we do?
If it rains the tour will be reschedule, just give us a call or email us. And if you are unable to come for another reasons please call us or email at least 12 hours before, we will refund your payment, thanks.

What is your cancellation Policy?
If You gives us a 12 hours advance notice, we will cancel your reservation and proceed to refund your full payment immediately - No Questions Asked.


Do you speak Spanish?  Hablam  Espa~ol ?
Yes, we speak spanish, and we have a team that speak other languages too like Italian, portuguese, and french.


Are the Tips included in the Price?
No, any tips will be greatly appreciated by your Tour Guide.