Central Park South: NYC’s oasis

$ 12,82 per person

  • Self-guided audio tour
    Follow the story at your own pace
  • English
    For both audio and stories included
Central Park South: NYC’s oasis

$ 12,82 per person

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  • 2h 10min
  • 77 stories
  • 4.71km distance
  • 15 stops

Originally designed by architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux as an escape from the noise and chaos of New York City living, the lush, expansive park stretching 2.5 miles across the centre of Manhattan, from 59th to 110th Street, has become one of the most iconic sites within the city. Come venture inside New York’s urban oasis!

Waltz in Central Park with a self-guided audio tour on your phone designed by an accredited expert. Listen to fascinating stories, based on an award-winning storytelling concept, and gain great insights into the most iconic landmark of New York City. Start your tour from the Columbus Circle / USS Maine Memorial, find your way towards the Strawberry Fields / “Imagine” Mosaic, and the Lake and the Ramble, and waltz through the countless garden systems the park has to offer.

This is an unmissable opportunity to experience at your own pace the riveting journey of Central Park with a captivating audio tour on your phone.

* * Ticket/entrance fee to Central Park is not included.

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The beginning of your tour is conveniently located at a well-connected subway station, 59th Street — Columbus Circle station. Trains regularly coming through the station include the 1, 3, A, B, C and D. Exit at the station's southwestern exit onto W 59th St (Central Park South) and you will find yourself at the beginning of your tour. Enter the park at the Merchant’s Gate entrance marked by the USS Maine monument and head into the park, staying to the left of the monument, adjacent to 8th Avenue (Central Park West)

Jake Hangrove

Jake Hargrove is a writer living in New York City. He completed his Master’s in Fine Arts at Emerson College in Boston focusing on fiction writing. He is originally from North Carolina. He spends as much of his free time outdoors as he can.

Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Self-guided audio tour in English on your smartphone (Android & iOS)
  • An activation link to access your audio tour
  • Offline content (text, audio narration and maps) to avoid roaming charges


  • Live Guide
  • Smartphone or headphones
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • App not compatible with Windows phones
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Mandatory items

  • Charged smartphone
  • Headphones

The location


West Side at, Central Park S, New York, NY 10019, United States

Starting point

The self-guided audio tour is designed to start at the Columbus Circle / USS Maine Memorial.

Directions to starting point

The easiest way to get there is by bus, by reaching the 59 St-Columbus Circle subway station which will take you in front of the Maine Memorial.

Important information

Recommended visiting hours

Daily 6AM–1AM

Know before you book

  • Please consider that admission fees for Central Park are not included. 
  • This is a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone, accessible through our app. No live guide will accompany you. No VR / AR is included
  • No live guide or meeting point provided.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well
  • Book per device to be used, not per participant
  • An Android (version 5.0 and later) or iOS (version 15.0 and later) smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 6/6 Plus or older, iPod Touch 6th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Air 1st generation, iPad Mini 3rd generation or older.
  • With paved walkways throughout, the park is easily accessible and grants wheelchair users access to amazing scenery.

Know before you go

  • Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s). Download your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit to fully enjoy it.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged & that you bring your earphones
  • Wear comfortable shoes and hat or sunscreen (during spring and summer)
  • It is better to have the tour before the sunset and preferably in the morning.

Download the app

To take this self-guided tour, you will need to download the Clio Muse Tours app on your iOS or Android device. Enjoy your tour!


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