Early Access Statue Of Liberty And Ellis Island Guided Tour - New York City

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9:30 AM , , The tour begins promptly at 9:30 AM , If you are late, you will not be able to catch up to the tour and there are no refunds for lateness.
  • Departure Details :
    Battery Park , (meeting location provided on voucher)
  • Return Details :
    The tour ends at Ellis Island after the guided portion.  To return to battery park, just hop on one of the boats to Battery Park.  They come every 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Check out two of the biggest attractions in NYC in one 3 Hour Tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island! A world class guide and professional story teller will take you to the best places in the New York Harbor. This tour starts with Early Access Reserve Tickets to get to Liberty Island and the Statue of Liberty before the big crowds. Once there, you will learn about the history and construction of the Statue of Liberty. Your guide will also help you get amazing pictures with the Statue of Liberty and an awesome view of New York City,One World Trade Center, and the New York Harbor.Then hop back onto the ferry to experienceEllis Island. Learn about the incredible history of the island and the intense process ofimmigration to America that took place on Ellis Island between 1892 and 1954.

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide at 9:00 AM in Battery Park just outside Castle Clinton.  Then your expert storyteller and guide will take you on the ferry to Liberty Island. With our priority boarding Reserve Line Access, you will get to to bypass the large crowds.  Then enjoy a relaxing ride on the ferry to Liberty Island.  On the boat you will be able to take some incredible pictures of lower Manhattan, Ellis Island, The One World Trade Center, and more.  Once you have arrived at Liberty Island, your guide will give you the scoop on the fascinating history and construction of the Statue of Liberty.  They will then take you to the very best places to get pictures with the Statue of Liberty and the New York Harbor.

Next take a short ferry ride to Ellis Island where youll walk in the footsteps of millions of brave immigrants who came to America in search of new beginnings and a new life.  Your guide and expert storyteller will walk you through the experience of going through Ellis Island. You will see the awe inspiring Registry Room,  the Baggage Room, the Wall of Honor, and the infamous Stairs of Separation. 

Your tour concludes on Ellis Island at about noon.  You are then free to explore the island or do research on family members that may have come through Ellis Island as you please. 

This fully guided and narrated experience of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island is not to be missed.

Inclusions

  • Early Reserve line access to board the ferry to save time at departure
  • Walking tour
  • All admission fees
  • Access to Liberty Island and the museum at Ellis Island
  • Round-trip ferry ticket
  • Clear English-speaking expert guide
  • Expert storyteller

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

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.

There is airport-style security to go to Liberty Island so guests are advised to plan accordingly. No weapons, knives scissors, etc. will be allowed through the first security checkpoint.  There is no opportunity to check prohibited items before the screening.  

The guided portion of the tour is approximately 3-hours.  (1 hour at Liberty Island, 1 Hour at Ellis Island, and 1 Hour going through security and riding the ferry boats)

You will have as much time as you would like on Ellis Island after the tour.  Boats back to Battery Park run throughout the day.

Food available for purchase on the ferry, at the Statue of Liberty, and on Ellis Island.

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.  

Photographs are greatly encouraged!

Children 3 and under free with paid adult ticket.