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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island: Award-Winning, Small-Group Tour

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Highlights
  • Beat the biggest crowds by picking an early departure time 
  • Gain early boarding access for your ferry to Liberty and Ellis Islands
  • Take in views from the Statue of Liberty’s observation deck
  • Explore Ellis Island Immigration Museum with your expert guide
  • Wander Ellis Island on your own, and catch the ferry when you’re ready
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Guided Tour departing at 8:30am. Please note this tour will have the least wait. Later tours will encounter longer wait times.
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Overview
Enjoy a seamless visit to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York Harbor. This tour benefits from early reserve-line access for a round-trip ferry trip, as well as an optional early morning departure time that puts you ahead of many sightseers. Your guide takes you through Lady Liberty’s pedestal and to its observation decks, as well as through the Great Hall exhibits at Ellis Island.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group in front of Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park at least 15 minutes before the start of your Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour. From there, your guide escorts you to the ferry, where you can skip the lines with early reserve-line boarding.
The ferry drops you off on Liberty Island where your guide takes you to pedestal of the Statue of Liberty and the observation decks. Access to the Liberty Island Museum is included. Your guide helps you transition from place to place, so you never waste time asking for directions or getting lost. After you’re done at the statue, head back to the ferry for your ride to Ellis Island.
Explore the island with your guide in the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. Then decide if you’d like to stay and wander the island more on your own. Your tour ends with a ferry ride back to Battery Park.
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My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island guided by Sara. She was full of energy, knowledge, humor and kindness. We definitely saw and learned many things we would not have on our own, and she even...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Visited with a friend, took the subway from central NY, to Battery Park, where we caught the ferry over to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Queue’s to the Statue were very long so we declined to disembark and stayed on the ferry.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank June D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on the tour with Remey who was an amazing tour guide, he was very friendly and knowledgeable. The tour was informative and we had a great time. Would love to go again!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank X27Liu
Reviewed 2 days ago

Tour guide Sara gave us information and detailed stories to keep us entertained. As she is in theatre in the evening she is a natural. It’s worthwhile taking the tour (even though she wasn’t with us for most of the four hours) she gave us...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very good tour! Interesting and fun. Our 14yo describes our tour with guide Chris as "like school, but fun", which is a huge compliment!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from HarrowH | Reviewed this property |
The trip advisor tour leaves from battery park and is a fully guided tour of both islands. You can take a ferry over from NJ to battery park to meet the tour. That is what we did. Otherwise you can take a ferry directly to... More
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This tour is always crowded. If your time allow,s you can try booking last minute. Good luck.
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We took the early morning 8:30 tour ended at Ellis Island museum at 12:30. We spent another two hours at the museum and would have loved to spend more time there. One couple did leave early - after the Statue/Pedastal... More
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