Guided tour

NYC: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Guided Tour with Ferry

NYC: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Guided Tour with Ferry

From US$ 64.99 per person

Cruise on the ferry to the Statue of Liberty on liberty Island and to Ellis Island on this guided tour in NYC. Step into history at the Statue of Liberty Museum and National Museum of Immigration.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a ride on the Liberty Island ferry with reserved time tickets
  • Embark on a fully narrated and guided tour of the Statue of Liberty
  • Visit the Statue of Liberty Museum and the National Museum of Immigration
  • Go to Ellis Island, the landing point for tens of millions of immigrants
  • See the historic Great Hall, Stairs of Separation, and Kissing Post
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Enjoy your visit to an iconic monument on this guided tour to the Statue of Liberty. Experience the beautiful panoramic views of the New York City skyline, which includes the Brooklyn Bridge, The Empire State Building, and more.  Benefit from the experience and knowledge of your guide as they navigate you through the two mandatory security screenings. Immerse yourself in the experience and enjoy the entertaining and informative stories that they will share, bringing your experience to life.  Continue to Ellis Island, home to America’s Immigration Museum and the spot where tens of millions of immigrants took their first steps toward becoming Americans. Follow in the footsteps of this journey, as you visit the Great Hall, the Stairs of Separation, and the Kissing Post.

Includes
  • Reserved time ferry ticket
  • Round-trip ferry service
  • Admission to Statue of Liberty Museum
  • Admission to Ellis Island
  • Admission to the National Museum of Immigration
  • Live guided tour at the Statue of Liberty
  • Live guided tour of the grounds at Ellis Island
  • Admission to Ellis Island Immigration Museum
  • Self-guided audio tour for Ellis Island Immigration Museum
  • Pedestal or crown access
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet on the plaza outside Starbucks. There are several in the area so be sure it is the one listed here. Please do not enter Battery Park. Proceed directly to the meeting location above where your guide will be waiting for you with your tickets. If you are having difficulty finding the meeting location on the morning of the tour please call for assistance as soon as possible. Directions to the departure location: There are several options via the NYC Subway. Option A: Take the #4 or #5 train to Bowling Green station. Option B: Take The R train to Whitehall Street. Option C: Take the #1 train to South Ferry (last stop).

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The tour operates in all weather conditions unless ferry service is suspended or canceled due to dangerous conditions
  • Please check the weather and dress accordingly
  • If the tour is canceled due to weather conditions, customers will have the chance to re-book, pending availability, or receive a full refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 928 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Patrick was a great tour guide and really well informed on the history of all the islands (Liberty, Ellis, all the boroughs). I’m a New York native and I learned some new information on the tour. He took great photos of the group. This was my birthday celebration and I had a wonderful time. Thanks Patrick!

March 1, 2020

The tour to Liberty Island takes three hours and includes the Liberty Museum and a walk up to the top of the pedestal. The wait for security is long - at least it was on the saturday morning that we went, but shorter if you're on the tour, rather than walking up. The guide Marc Landman, was excellent, funny, informative and also very organized in describing what would be coming next and keeping the group together. He had a lot of background information on history related to the Statue of Liberty and the surroundings.

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February 24, 2020

Jim was a terrific tour guide, funny, kept us involved with questions and jokes. He even laid on his back to take our pictures with Lady Liberty. Good history lessons. Didn’t think the expense to get to the pedestal was worth it. Many steps to climb (although there is an elevator if one needed it) and not much room to move about when you get up there. Our grandchildren (16, 11, 10, & 9) enjoyed it. Ellis Island is a place I’d like to spend more time.

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January 6, 2020

Product ID: 61160