Approximately 2 hours

From €42

A couple admires the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan in New York City
New York City as seen from the Brooklyn Bridge
Cyclists on the Brooklyn Bridge
A group takes a photo in front of the Brooklyn Bridge
The Statue of Liberty in New York City
The Brooklyn Bridge

Bike the Bridge

Join us to learn about, experience, and get up close and personal with the Brooklyn Bridge! This icon of New York City history and culture spans the East River, uniting perhaps the two most well-known boroughs of NYC. From its inception in the 1860’s until today, it has been a beacon of hope and beauty for all.

Tour Details

What’s Included
  • Experienced local guide
  • A comfortable bike with a basket or bike bag
  • Helmet (mandatory)
  • An illustrated map of the sites we see on tour
Good to Know

    Kids who ride bikes regularly are welcome on this tour, but we ask that riders be able to ride their own bike. All tours run rain or shine.


    Cyclists cross the Brooklyn Bridge
    1Cross the Brooklyn Bridge
    The Statue of Liberty on Ellis Island, New York City
    2Views of the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
    Colorful historic homes in Brooklyn Heights, New York City
    3Historic Houses of Brooklyn Heights
    A panoramic view of Manhattan from the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City as the sun is setting
    4Panoramas of Manhattan
    The New York City Council Building in lower Manhattan
    5City Hall District
    An American flag across the front of the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street, New York City
    6The Financial District
    A view of the Brooklyn Bridge from the South Street Seaport in New York City
    7South Street Seaport

    Meeting Point

    This tour departs from 79 Chambers Street, 10007.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Have more questions? Check our Fat Tire Bike Tours general FAQs or get in touch.

    Important Information

    Where is the meeting point?

    This tour departs from 79 Chambers Street, 10007.

    What is your cancellation policy?

    We’re happy to offer free changes and 100% refund up to 24 hours before tour* Failure to cancel a reservation at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds. Fare difference may apply.

    *See restrictions here

    How long is this tour?

    The whole tour is approximately two hours, but there will be plenty of stops and opportunities for photos. We will cover approximately 7 miles/11 kilometers.

    Besides the bridge, what else will we see?

    Before crossing the Brooklyn Bridge, we will spend some time in the City Hall district, or the Financial district of Manhattan. This is a great opportunity to see this part of the city and lay the groundwork for our tour. From there, you will make your way towards the bridge, and then make several stops on the bridge to inspect the architecture and take in the views of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Upon arrival in Brooklyn, you will have a chance to ride through the neighborhood where the historic houses stand.

    Is this tour good for kids?

    We think so! There is a slight uphill section at the beginning of the tour, but kids who ride bikes regularly should be fine. We do ask that all children be able to ride their own bikes on this tour; our route unfortunately isn’t great for buggies or tag-along tandems. We also ask that all guests under 18 be accompanied by an adult.

    Is the cost of food & drink included?

    On this tour, we do not have any stops scheduled to purchase food or drink. After the tour we are happy to recommend some great food/drink options.

    Do I have to wear a helmet?

    Yes, helmets are required for safety.

    Can I leave the tour early?

    We kindly ask that once you depart with your guide, you intend on staying for the duration of the tour. The tour is about three hours long, so please plan accordingly.

    What are your covid policies?

    We have enhanced cleaning procedures; all equipment is cleaned before and after each use. Guests wishing to enter our office must wear a mask and our staff will wear gloves when handling bikes/helmets. We practice social distancing on tour, and the number of guests inside our office at one time is limited.

    Can I reschedule in the event of bad weather?

    We intend on operating rain or shine, and we advise all guests to dress appropriately for the weather.

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