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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Guided Tour
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Guided Tour

  • English
  • 4-7 hours

Set sail from Manhattan on a ferry to the world-known Statue of Liberty, iconic symbol of New York, and then visit Ellis Island, home to the famous Immigration Museum.

Itinerary

Meet your guide at the scheduled time and head to Pier A in Battery Park. Once you get there, board a ferry that will take you to one of the most emblematic parts of The City That Never Sleeps: Liberty Island. During the journey to the enclave, you will be given an audio guide with interesting pre-recorded commentary in English about the fascinating history of the isle, which has had various functions throughout the years.

Disembark on Liberty Island and get a close look at the emblematic Statue of Liberty. Designated a National Monument, it was given by France in 1886 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the United States. After admiring the Statue of Liberty, you will also have time to explore the island.

Once you have enjoyed visiting Liberty Island, hop back on the ferry and head to the nearby Ellis Island. Here, you will visit the world-famous Immigration Museum, which reflects the lives of the many foreigners that arrived from all over the world to New York during the nineteenth and twentieth century. The tour also includes a walk through the island. Marvel at the stunning views of New York’s skyline and its striking skyscrapers from the island's shores. This is an unmissable part of any trip to the Big Apple.

Set sail again back to Manhattan. After a ten-minute journey you will be back in Battery Park. If you prefer, you can spend more time in Ellis Island and take a later ferry.

Entry to the Statue of Liberty Pedestal and Tour of Lower Manhattan

If you want to discover all the secrets of the Statue of Liberty, you can reserve the option which includes access to the pedestal and tour of Lower Manhattan.

As well as seeing the statue up close, and visiting the mythical Ellis island you'll enjoy a guided tour, getting to know Wall Street, the World Trade Centre and all of the unmissable spots in Lower Manhattan.

In the pedestal, you'll visit a museum dedicated to the construction and history of the monument. And what's more, you can see to scale replicas of the face, foot and torch!

Important Information

You will need to pass a security control, which includes controlling all your belongings, to get on the ferries and disembark on both islands.

Price

Adults Children 3-11 years old Children under 3
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
US$ 44
US$ 19.6
Free
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island & Pedestal & Lower Manhattan Tour
US$ 59
US$ 54
Free

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

  • Adults

    US$ 44
  • Children 3-11 years old

    US$ 19.6
  • Children under 3

    Free

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island & Pedestal & Lower Manhattan Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 59
  • Children 3-11 years old

    US$ 54
  • Children under 3

    Free

More information

Duration

4-7 hours

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Expert English speaking guide.

Return ferry tickets from Manhattan to Liberty Island and Ellis Island.

Entrance ticket to the Immigration Museum on Ellis Island.

Entry to the Statue of Liberty pedestal (optional).

Lower Manhattan tour (optional).

Not included

Entrance to the pedestal and crown of the Statue of Liberty.

Entry to the monuments in Lower Manhattan.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (New York local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

from US$ 44
US$ 44
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

Outside Starbucks on 1 Battery Place.

Cancellations

Non refundable. You may not cancel this activity.

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