South Ferry

Derek Chan - Tour Director and Licensed Tour Guide (NYC/DC)

Tour Director/Tour Manager/Tour Escort (Gateway: New York City)

Custom and General Orientation Group & Private Vehicle/Walking Tours

Real Estate Tours

Individual, Small or Large Groups

Airport/Pier/Hotel Greeting & Transfers

Step-On Guide

Virtual Tours

Sample NYC Tours

  • Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

  • 9/11 Memorial & World Trade Center area (+ Financial District, Wall Street)

  • Neighborhood Walking Tours

  • 2.5 Hr Classic NYC Sights Tour

    Highlights: Times Square, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Flatiron Building, Greenwich Village, Chelsea, Statue of Liberty, World Trade Center

  • 2.5 Hr Uptown Tour

    Highlights: Central Park, Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Harlem, Museum Mile, Billionaire’s Row


Guides Association of New York City (GANYC)

National Federation of Tourist Guide Associations - USA (NFTGA-USA)

World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA)


"Derek was a true professional. He customized a tour for myself and family. Stellar service, competent, professional, accommodating, friendly and knowledgeable. Best highlight of our trip. Derek shuttled us through Lower, Mid-town and Upper Manhattan explaining several different tourist attractions that we chose. We cannot believe how much of NY we were able to see thanks to Derek. We very much appreciate Derek and his commitment to excellence. You won't be disappointed."  - Visitor, USA

"It was a delight to tour New York City with Derek! Very experienced and knowledgeable about the neighborhoods we visited. He was affable and made us feel very comfortable with the whole experience. Do not hesitate to book with Derek...he did a great job and you will thoroughly enjoy the experience!"  - Visitor, USA

"Great NY tour with Derek yesterday! As first time New York international visitors, we appreciated Derek's local knowledge and his friendly manner. Nothing was too much trouble, from picking us up with luggage (lots of it!) from our airport hotel, to dropping us at our Manhattan apartment, and the four hours covering all the key attractions in between, we thoroughly enjoyed our day and thoroughly recommend this tour!"  - Visitor, New Zealand

"My client absolutely loved you and the service you provide! He emailed me the following day urging me to keep using you for groups. Thank you very much for your great work, much, much appreciated. It’s important for us know to know that we have professional guides that we can rely on."  - Group Booking Agent, NYC

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