Horse & Carriage Tours

Our most popular tour of Central Park!

Customized rides for weddings, proposals, birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions. Add photography, flowers, chocolates, special requests and more.

Private Horse & Carriage Ride Pricing

Low Season (Jan 6 to Nov 23): 
30 minute route: $110; 45 minute route: $155

High Season (Nov 24 to Jan 5 and Feb 14): 
45 minute route: $255

* Four (4) adults allowed per carriage, or: 2 adults & 3 kids under the age of 12, or: 1 adult & 4 kids under the age of 12

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Meet your driver at Columbus Circle in front of FedEx. If you will not be reachable by phone on the day of the tour, please call the number in your confirmation email on the morning of your tour to get exact details about your assigned carriage.

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  • Our driver was awesome! He even took a few pictures for us after and let us give his horsie a carrot or two. Please share with him how pleased I was with my ride and I'll definitely recommend your tours to anyone heading to the area in the future. Thank you again!

  • The ride was lovely, the driver accommodating with stops for photos. Would recommend the experience.

  • Great….Our driver was great-very informative and just a relaxing ride.

  • Very enjoyable, lovely oasis in the middle of the city.

  • Our driver and photographer were magnificent! They were personable and took the time to get to know what we wanted.

  • I loved the tour. Our driver was extremely nice and helped make the proposal extremely special.

  • Amazing - our driver and horse were fantastic. So much knowledge of the park and such a pleasure. The horse was so soft and sweet too! We had a great time!!!

  • Our driver was AWESOME. Loved his horse and the photographer was AMAZING!

  • OUTSTANDING!!!! Our driver was very prompt and kept us informed of his status for meeting up. He was very gracious, took several pictures for us after and even let us give his horse a carrot or two.

  • Very enjoyable. Our driver gave interesting information as we made our way around the park and was very accommodating.

  • Fantastic! Driver was so nice & kind. My son asked if he could pet the horse & our driver actually let him feed the horse.

  • It was fabulous, the driver was extremely friendly and informative, the ride was smooth and he kept the pace just right so that we could see everything we wanted to.

  • Excellent tour. The guide was informative and very personable. The carriage was clean and very presentable. The horse was well cared for.


Horse-drawn carriages are a unique and historical way to experience the beauty of Central Park. Get a taste of old-time New York on a horse-drawn carriage ride through the winding trails of Central Park.

Why book ahead vs. take a walk-up ride? Pre-arranging guarantees availability and also allows for carriage ride customization.

Is there a difference in price? Prices for pre-arranged carriage rides are based on the standard walkup rate (see below) plus an advanced reservation booking fee. Walk-up rides without a reservation are $140.60 for up to 60 minutes, $118.97 for up to 45 minutes, and $54.08 for up to 20 mins, all plus tip. For each additional 10 minutes or fraction thereof, add $21.63.

During the Holiday Season (Nov 24 - Jan 5) and Valentine's Day (Feb 14) high season prices apply to pre-arranged Horse & Carriage rides. Walk-up prices stay the same. The 30 minute rides are not available during these dates.

For marriage proposals:  Please add 15 mins extra if you want to get out of the carriage to propose (45 minute rides only). Due to route specifics, 30 minute rides are not available for marriage proposals that require a stop to get out of the carriage.

Gratuity: Please remember to tip your driver.

Cancellation Policy: Full refund provided with 24 hours cancellation notice. Early same day cancellations will incur a $50 cancellation penalty. No refunds for last hour cancellations.  

**Please be on time** Drivers are unable to accommodate your entire tour if you are late.



In New York City, horses are a symbol of a bygone era before the advent of cars, buses and trains. It was during this time that New Yorkers got around from place to place on horseback or by means of horse-drawn carriage. As a result and over time, horses became iconic to the history of Manhattan.

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