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Sunflowers at Holland Ridge Farms - SeaQuest
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We will start our tour at 9:00 am in midtown Manhattan, 8th Avenue between 33rd and 34th Street (by Duane Reade) DON'T BE LATE! Come 15 minutes early to sign in.

You will be greeted by your tour guide for the day. You will sign our liability waiver, and after departure a light breakfast will be served on board the van.

 

Sunflowers at Holland Ridge Farms
We will visit Holland Ridge Farm during their Fall Flower Festival, this is a pristine landscaped farm, bursting with a sea of colorful flowers, including millions of Sunflowers.

The farm is located in New Jersey and is the biggest u-pick flower farm in the United States, the impressive flower fields make the perfect backdrop for beautiful photos. The farm was started by the Jansens family, they have been in the tulip industry for over 100 years starting in Holland. 

 

The flowers are all U-Pick and can be picked and purchased for just $1 per stem plus tax.

 

At the farm you will also find a small museum containing tulip artifacts, a souvenir shop with Dutch souvenirs, an animal barn with rescued animals, a bakery shop and food trucks.

 

The farm does have a complimentary shuttle that will take you to each of the attractions around the farm if you don’t feel like walking. The wait time does vary, and the shuttle is weather dependent

 

The fields will be full of millions of Sunflowers, but you will also find other kind of flowers.

 

 

 

We will enjoy a lunch at a local restaurant including non-alcoholic beverage

 

 

 

 

 

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SeaQuest
SeaQuest is a 20,000 square feet of adventure indoor Aquarium & animal center with sharks, rays, birds and other animals from around the world.

 

One of the most unique things about SeaQuest, is that you get to hand feed many of the animals which will make our visit a very interactive aquarium experience.

 

Some of the animals you can hand feed are birds, reptiles, mammals and many kinds of fish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

We will pay for the entrance fee. The feeding is done by a token system, we will include five tokens in your tour price, and if you want to buy additional tokens you can do that at your own cost.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Experience the tickling sensation of Fishy Kisses

For an additional $9.99, you can reserve a session for some Fishy Kisses. Dip your feet into a tank of happy fish. These toothless feeders gently remove dead skin cells from your feet and ankles, creating a fun and totally unique experience. If you wish to reserve this, please click on this link and reserve for Sat. Sept. 24th AT 11 AM ONLY.

 

We will drive back to NYC.
Arrival back to NYC at approximately   7:30 - 8 pm.

 

WHAT TO BRING AND WEAR FOR THE TOUR

ID: Please bring a valid government issued identification. (Adults only)

TOUR CONFIRMATION: Either on your phone or printed out

CLOTHES: according to the weather. 

FOOTWEAR: Good walking shoes or sneakers. Do not wear dress shoes or high heels.

RAIN GEAR: Even with no rain in the forecast, we recommend you to bring some rain gear.

WATER: In a plastic bottle, especially on hot days. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.

CAMERA: With extra memory/film is highly recommended. You will experience breath taking scenery.

CASH: Although our tour is classified as an "all inclusive". It is advisable to bring some cash for snacks, tulips and gratuities for the guide which is left to your discretion.

INSURANCE: Even if this is just a day tour, if you are concern about losing money due to illness (including Covid-19) or other unpredictable matters, we highly recommend you buy a travel insurance. We can recommend www.insuremytrip.com or www.squaremouth.com (Hines Tours is not affiliated with either of these sites in any form). We do not give tour refunds or tour credits if you are not able to make the tour for any reasons.

   

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