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Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
3–5 hours
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
20
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3-5 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3-5 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5250LIBERTYELLIS
Important information
Inclusions
  • Round trip ferry ticket for Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Access to the new Liberty Island Museum
  • Access to the Immigration Museum at Ellis Island
  • Expert English speaking guide
  • Entry/Admission - Statue of Liberty
  • Entry/Admission - Ellis Island
  • Entry/Admission - Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lockers for large items on Liberty Island (available for $0.25)
  • Crown and Pedestal (base) access at the Statue of Liberty
  • Mask (required for certain portions of the tour)
Duration
3–5 hours
Departure details
  • Castle Clinton National Monument, New York, NY 10004, USA Meet your guide on the steps outside of Castle Clinton's North Entrance. Castle Clinton is inside Battery Park on the southern tip of Manhattan. Your guide will have your entry tickets. Just show up and tell the guide your name. They will be wearing an orange hat and/or a blue jacket/shirt.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour. The tour departs promptly and if late, you will NOT be able to catch up and will miss the tour. There are no refunds for missing the tour.
  • Please note the earliest time tour will have the least wait. Later tours will encounter longer wait times.
  • The guided portion of the tour is approximately either 0.5, 2 or 4 hours.
  • Food available for purchase on the ferry, at the Statue of Liberty, and on Ellis Island
  • Operates in all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately.
  • Security screening will take place prior to entering the ferry. Visitors to the park are required to undergo airport-style security screening.
  • Photographs are permitted, but tripods and monopods are prohibited.
  • Children 3 and under free with paid adult ticket.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Guides are wearing orange hats AND/OR blue shirts or jackets.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Inclusions
  • Round trip ferry ticket for Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Access to the new Liberty Island Museum
  • Access to the Immigration Museum at Ellis Island
  • Expert English speaking guide
  • Entry/Admission - Statue of Liberty
  • Entry/Admission - Ellis Island
  • Entry/Admission - Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lockers for large items on Liberty Island (available for $0.25)
  • Crown and Pedestal (base) access at the Statue of Liberty
  • Mask (required for certain portions of the tour)
Departure details
  • Castle Clinton National Monument, New York, NY 10004, USA Meet your guide on the steps outside of Castle Clinton's North Entrance. Castle Clinton is inside Battery Park on the southern tip of Manhattan. Your guide will have your entry tickets. Just show up and tell the guide your name. They will be wearing an orange hat and/or a blue jacket/shirt.
Duration
3–5 hours
Return details
  • Ellis Island, United States Tour will end on Ellis Island. Guests can spend more time there if they wish or they can head back on the first ferry returning to Battery Park.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour. The tour departs promptly and if late, you will NOT be able to catch up and will miss the tour. There are no refunds for missing the tour.
  • Please note the earliest time tour will have the least wait. Later tours will encounter longer wait times.
  • The guided portion of the tour is approximately either 0.5, 2 or 4 hours.
  • Food available for purchase on the ferry, at the Statue of Liberty, and on Ellis Island
  • Operates in all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately.
  • Security screening will take place prior to entering the ferry. Visitors to the park are required to undergo airport-style security screening.
  • Photographs are permitted, but tripods and monopods are prohibited.
  • Children 3 and under free with paid adult ticket.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Guides are wearing orange hats AND/OR blue shirts or jackets.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
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Last updated: 12 Jul 2022
A note from Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options
Face masks are currently required at the security station and are necessary to pass through security.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Castle Clinton National Monument
    New York, NY 10004, USA
    Meet your guide on the steps outside of Castle Clinton's North Entrance. Castle Clinton is inside Battery Park on the southern tip of Manhattan. Your guide will have your entry tickets. Just show up and tell the guide your name. They will be wearing an orange hat and/or a blue jacket/shirt.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Battery Park
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Statue of Liberty
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Ellis Island
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    Ellis Island Immigration Museum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Ellis Island
    Ellis Island, United States
    Tour will end on Ellis Island. Guests can spend more time there if they wish or they can head back on the first ferry returning to Battery Park.
    See address & details
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5.0
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Very good
127
Average
27
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Emma R
Wakefield, UK20 contributions
Couples
So pleased I booked this tour and delighted with Nicola (male) who was our guide for the 3-4 hours. From circumnavigating queues to top tips for getting ready to disembark through to his personal passion the trip was so much better. Small group and felt as though we were all absorbed in his stories and knowledge of the locations. Ferry was on time and great views and topped off with Nicola offering to take a picture of the 2 of us rather than another selfie with half the image missing! Good value and highly recommend to do it with a guide as you totally get a better understanding of the history of the 2 locations. Thank you Nicola-top 5 stars from Us.
Written 8 February 2022
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Paul L
5 contributions
My American adventure to ' NYC ' was from July 1 - 5. The first of my activities was to visit ' Liberty and Ellis island's '. I had pre booked with ' Statue city cruises ' through my ' New York CityPASS '. Arriving at ' Battery Park ' on a ' Top view ' bus I made my way to ' Statue city cruises ' check in area which was straight forward with plenty of signs. When I arrived there were two queues, one for the box office and the pre booked one which is best. You are greeted by a staff member who scans your print off/ phone and then it is to the security line. Once through there it is to the queue for the next ferry to ' Liberty island '. I found we were not waiting long with the ferry's pretty constant. To ' Liberty island ' to drop off/ pick up, taking the previous group to ' Ellis island '. My time on 'Liberty island ' was magic. When I arrived there was no " visitors must return to dock to depart at such and such a time etc ". My tour was at 2PM, maybe a little later a departing time was given ?. I was free to explore. While there I found ' Show time pictures ', these are professional photographers. They will take photos of you with ' The statue of Liberty ' or ' The One world observatory ' etc in the background. A little later you collect your photos from the kiosk in the store. The store is great with lots of memorabilia but expensive too. There is also ' The statue of Liberty ' museum to explore. Once you have finished on ' Liberty island ' you can return to the dock for the next ferry to ' Ellis island '. Again, on arrival at ' Ellis island ' there was no " visitors must return to dock by " announcement. I was free to explore the museum which has exhibits from immigrants who passed through ' Ellis island '. There are also interactive exhibits which playback audio recollections of charcters. Once you have finished on ' Ellis island ' you return to the dock to catch a ferry back to ' Battery Park '. My ' Statue city cruises ' ticket was for ' Battery Park to Liberty Island/ Ellis Island ' returning to ' Battery Park '. ' Statue city cruises ' also operate ferries from ' New Jersey ' too. And there maybe flexibility with tickets for just ' Battery Park to Liberty Island ' and back.
Written 19 July 2022
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269lewisg
London, UK9 contributions
This was a great tour of New York's most iconic site! Overall, I think it is definitely worth the money for a guide for Lady Liberty and Ellis Island, there is so much history that it is hard to get from a guide book or fixed installations. Our guide, Chris Tipp, was knowledgable and engaging, made sure we were in the right place at the right time to be at the front of every queue and turned out to be a pretty good photographer as well.

The only drawback is that we only had around half an hour in the museum on the Statue of Liberty when we could have done with maybe an hour and a half, but that would have extended the tour. You can have longer in the Ellis Island Museum which was a lot larger than I expected, so allow tine for that.
Written 2 March 2022
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Nam V
1 contribution
Friends
Emmelie was very passionate and details about the history and information about the statue. Such as the statue is not build in US but in France instead. She provide detail instruction on how we should get back and fort between island and museum is top notch. I would recommend this tour since it include admission to the cruise and museum on both island.
Written 19 June 2022
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Nathan C
Thank you for letting us know about your experience. We are very pleased to hear that you had a great time!
Written 19 June 2022
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Morgan O Reilly
Dublin, Ireland100 contributions
Great tour. Nicholas was our guide and I've rarely come across a more knowledgeable guide. Set aside a few hours for this one as it takes 3-4 hours.

We went to Liberty Island first and you spend roughly 1.5 hours there. You have to pay extra to enter the viewing platform but you can enter the museum for free. Then you head to Ellis Island and thr tour finishes outside the museum. We didn't have time to go into the museum which was a shame but Nicholas' stories made up for it. The tickets are a little expensive but overall, this is a great tour.

We had good weather as well. I wouldn't like to do this on a rainy day!
Written 5 July 2022
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Kimberly R
1 contribution
This was a fantastic tour = our guide Liz was great. She was very helpful and made sure that we kept regrouping during each section of the tour so that we did not miss the ferry and/or so she could share all of the interesting facts about both Liberty and Ellis Island. I loved her enthusiasm and the fact she took a group photo and shared it with all of us. The only thing I would recommend for future visitors is that if it is a little chilly on land take a hat, gloves and a scarf because when you are the water it is a lot cooler and to get the best views you should go to the top. Also, there are not a lot of tables at the cafeteria on Liberty Island - there are tables outside, but if there is inclement weather you may want to wait until you get to Ellis Island or back to the city to grab some grub. Thank you to Trip Advisor and Liz for a memorable NY experience.
Written 27 March 2022
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Laura Meyer
Rome, NY1 contribution
Owen was a fabulous tour guide. He was informative in a clear and concise way and answered any and all questions. Owen was also very funny and he kept our attention. The tour moved at a good pace and we felt we had enough time to do everything we wanted. This tour was well worth the money and I would recommend it to anyone who hasn’t been to Liberty or Ellis island, or just wants to learn more!
Written 16 April 2022
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SueyQP
4 contributions
I would really recommend booking a tour guide for the Statue of Liberty portion of this trip. Our guide (James Johnston) was excellent - telling us funny stories that really brought history to life. He also managed to keep the whole group together which was not an easy task!
Thoroughly recommend this trip and the guide too!
Written 6 June 2022
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Nancy J
1 contribution
Couples
This tour is more expensive than "do it yourself" but for us it was worth every penny to have someone else (our guide was Chris Tripp) lead us so efficiently to one island and then the next, all while educating us about the statue and the history of the islands and entertaining us with great stories. You also get time to explore both islands and their offerings, and take in all the great views, on your own. The entire experience was insightful and fun and we highly recommend this tour and tour guide.
Written 15 May 2022
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LucyLucy321
Mooresville, NC178 contributions
We recently went to visit the statue of liberty. I booked our tickets about 2 weeks before our trip. I did not have many choices left and should have booked this at least a month prior. Most of the Saturday slots were taken so we decided to book a Friday at 2pm and hoped we could make it work. We did arrive by 1:30p. There was a line for security but it moved very quickly and then you boarded the ferry. My kids loved the ferry ride. Once we docked, we explored the statue of liberty pedestal and took photos. We opted to take the stairs up versus waiting in line for the elevator. It's a lot of stairs but not too bad. We had a fantastic time exploring. Also, they had a nice gift shop and eating area if you get hungry.
Written 5 July 2022
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