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Embark on a captivating journey with our private walking tour, showcasing the best of Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo, and Long Island City (LIC) at sunset. Experience the charm and allure of these iconic neighborhoods with the stunning backdrop of an East River sunset.

Discover the East Side's Treasures: Brooklyn Heights to LIC

Your adventure begins in Brooklyn Heights, a historic neighborhood known for its picturesque streets and elegant brownstones. Stroll along the scenic promenade, soaking in breathtaking views of New York's downtown skyline.

Next, delve into Dumbo, Brooklyn's vibrant and artistic enclave. Marvel at the sweeping vistas of the Financial District and the majestic Manhattan Bridge. Capture the perfect snapshot of the Empire State Building framed by the bridge's grand arch.

The journey continues aboard an NYC Water Taxi, cruising along the East River. Relish in the mesmerizing views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines as we head towards Long Island City. This leg of the tour offers an exceptional opportunity for photography enthusiasts to capture the city's beauty from a unique vantage point.

Embark on this unforgettable sunset tour to experience the magic of New York City's East Side. Book now for a personalized and memorable adventure through some of Brooklyn's most enchanting neighborhoods.

Highlights of The East Side at Sunset

4-hour Private Walking Tour With An Expert Local Guide
Scenic Ferry Ride On The Nyc Water Taxi
Exploration Of Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo, and LIC
Panoramic Views Of The Skyline And East River Bridges At Sunset

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Experience the East Side


Let's start by saying that D.U.M.B.O. has nothing to do with the young Disney elephant but is an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass. Until a few decades ago, it was an abandoned neighborhood, a former manufacturing district, where a handful of artists had decided to establish their lofty studios, and 30 years ago Sergio Leone filmed one of the most beautiful scenes of the movie Once upon a time in America. Today, Dumbo is one of the most visited neighborhoods in the city.  As we tour around Dumbo, we will visit some of its most iconic attractions including the new-ish Time Out Market Terrace for incredible views of the waterfront.

Some of the views include –
  • Up-close views of the Brooklyn Bridge
  • The Manhattan Bridge
  • Jane's Carousel
  • Washington Street


If Long Island City (LIC) once was above all the center of the NYC-based Entertainment Industry housing major movie and tv production companies, it has become one of New York's most vibrant and modern residential neighborhoods. The 19th-century industrial buildings of Long Island City waterfront have been transformed into a collection of ultra-chic residential skyscrapers offering a plethora of luxury amenities from rooftop pools to gyms and private libraries, clubs, and nurseries only accessible by  residents. Last but not least, from the beautiful waterfront of Long Island Cirty, you have some of the best views over the Manhattan Skyline and the famous Pepsi-Cola sign.


    • 4 hours Private Walking Tour
    • Professional Tour Guide


    • Public Transportation
    • Ferry Ticket
    • Gratuities to Tour Guide
    • Pick-up and Drop-off Hotel


Starting Rate: $81.25 per person, based on a group of four participants.

Please Note:
  • This is a private tour experience; prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • The rate per person will vary depending on the final number of participants.

Activity Schedule

Departure Point: Brroklyn Heights, 71 Clark Street
* The end of the tour in LIC close to water taxi/subway station
Opening Dates: Year-round
Time: 3:30 pm - please note starting time is subject to change based on the season.
Closing Dates: Thanksgiving – December  24th and 25th – December 31st – January 1st – July 4th – Labor Day

Additional Info & FAQ

  • WEATHER NOTICE: All Walking Tours are performed rain or shine, please check the weather and dress appropriately. It is at the discretion of the operator in case of extreme weather conditions or for reasons of force majeure to decide to cancel the tour or to postpone it to a later date. If the alternative date is not conducive to the customer, the tour will be refunded completely.
  • Please note that all venues included in the tour description, including, but not limited to, restaurants, attractions, and museums may change without prior notice. 

Policy & Disclaimers

Inclusions: As outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Exclusions: Everything else not specifically outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Booking Fees: Please note all reservations are subject to a 2.5% booking fee - This 2.5% Booking Fee is applied to all sales and is never refundable.
Cancellation Policy: Please carefully review our Cancellation Policy
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Map & Directions

The Sunset on the East Side Walking Tour departs from Brooklyn Heights. There are a few subway stops in the vicinity you can choose from depending on the subway line you will ride - the "Clark Street  (2,3 red line,) "High Street" (A, C) and "Court Street" (R yellow line.) For those that prefer traveling by car, you can reach the departure point by Taxi/Uber/Lyft by providing the complete address –71 Clark Street, Brooklyn 11201 - The location is right by the 2 & 3 subway exit - there is a sushi place named Sushi Gallery.
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Testimonials & Reviews
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Giuseppe M. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
Excellent guide, excellent organisation, Irene always ready to respond, available in every topic with competence, you can feel the passion for her work. Her voice accompanied our tour, we will miss you!

From Google - January 2024
Antonella G. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
I am the owner of a Travel Agency. We are Italian in Erba, Eolo travel, I brought a small group and I entrusted myself to Tony. We received great service from start to finish. Punctuality and excellent guides.Thank you for the wonderful experience!!!

From Google - May 2024
Breanna A. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
Irene was a FANTASTIC tour guide! She was so knowledgeable about the area and was so patient with all our questions. We stopped to use the bathroom and we got coffee halfway through, she was so kind! It was a pleasure learning about Brooklyn from you!

From TripAdvisor - April 2022
DCA1014 | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
I’m the biggest fan of Fall activities, but haven’t had a chance to do anything beyond Apple Picking in NJ. I decided to take a last minute 2 day trip with a friend in Hudson Valley, but didn’t know where to start [...] Thankfully I was able to use New York Welcome to do the hard work for us [...]

From TripAdvisor - October 2021
Carmine S. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
An extraordinary experience: I had the pleasure of having Irene as my guide for two days and thanks to the passion she puts into guiding you through the streets of NYC, the anecdotes, the trivia she lets you discover, and the facets she shows during the tour you can't help but fall even more in love with this wonderful city.

From Google - February 2024
Erica F. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
[...] unique, very professional, courteous, friendly we can only write positive adjectives, you made us feel at home and have the desire to return. Super recommended. Erica, Marco, Annalisa and Giuseppe.

From Google - December 2023
Keena B. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
The SATC walking tour is fabulous! Our tour guide was amazing. Friendly, helpful, accommodating and so knowledgeable about the city. It was essentially 2 tours in 1. SATC and visits to historical places in the city. I give this tour 5 stars and definitely recommend. Grab your walking shoes and schedule one today!

From TripAdvisor - August 2021
Amber M. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
Our family had a wonderful experience seeing Ellis Island and Liberty Island! Irene was very knowledgeable and engaging for our three children ages 5, 9, and 12. We will definitely book again with her [...]

From Google - November 2022
Giorgia M. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
We did 2 tours together with our guide Irene in one day, Hoboken and the East side. What can I say, in addition to the wonderful places, she has made everything more magical [...]

From Google - January 2023
Pierangelo G. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
Irene? as I have already said elsewhere, she truly deserves all the compliments that are paid to her. Available, friendly, prepared, in short, if you need an Italian speaking guide in New York, she is the right person. You deserve 5 stars and more!

From TripAdvisor - April 2024
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