OPEN: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options

1558 Reviews | New York City, USA

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3 to 5 hours (Approx.)
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Face masks required for guides in public areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized


Visits to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island are musts in the Big Apple. On this guided tour, you get boarding on the ferry from Manhattan to visit the two important historical sites. Visit the grounds of Liberty Island and go inside the Statue of Liberty Museum. Then hop the ferry to Ellis Island and learn about the millions of people who arrived here between 1892 and 1954 in hope of living the American dream.

For the comprehensive 4 hour option, you will have a guided tour of both Liberty and Ellis Island.

For the Express 2 hour option, you will have a guided tour of Liberty Island and you can visit Ellis Island on your own.

For the Essential 30 minute tour, you will get the essential information prior to boarding and access to audioguides while on the island.

With all options you will have roundtrip ferry tickets to both Liberty and Ellis Islands and entry into the Museums. You may stay as long as you wish after the tour. No Pedestal access.


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • All entrance fees included
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  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water



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Average 4.82 out of 5 stars based on 1551 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Patricia W, Oct 2021 Verified
First time experience for Californians. Danny was a great guide. Lots of great info and history. We loved it!
Shiri R, Oct 2021 Verified
Casey was our guide and was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He was eager to answer questions and brought to life his families journey as was relevant for this type of trip. He also gave us the best tips like where to sit/stand on the ferry for best views as well as taking so many great photos of our family. Having Casey as our guide really enhanced our experience. Thanks Casey!!
Kameron T, Oct 2021 Verified
Daniel did a great job with the tour. Very knowledgeable!! He was very enthusiastic in sharing the history of the Statue of Liberty !
Susan, Oct 2021 Verified
The ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty. Guide provided information and was very entertaining. I recommend this tour.
Mayra K, Oct 2021 Verified
Wonderful tour with plenty of time at the end to explore Ellis Island as long as you’d like. My 14 year old daughter and I were taken back in time with our tour guide Christian. He did fantastic! He knew his history and felt deeply about it. We here both edified but this tour as well as just enjoyed it. The weather was pretty cold and windy when we went in October. Time is spent both outside and inside.
PEDRO H, Oct 2021 Verified
An amazing experience. Kevin did a good job explaining everything and every question. He was so funny and helpful. It was really nice to have that part of history explained by an experienced historian.
Eufemia, Oct 2021 Verified
Thee Best Tour anD Highlight oF My NYC Trip A Must Do! Shes So MucH Better Looking In Person AnD The History I Learned Was So Amazing!!!
Rodney B, Oct 2021 Verified
Owen was awesome! He was very knowledgeable. We both really enjoyed the day. The sights were amazing.
marian, Oct 2021 Verified
I am 80 years old and use a scooter. I was treated so well by everyone. To get on the ferry the workers were a great help especially at low tide. They got the scooter up the ramp and the men helped me walk up and down the ramps. I was so happy with the way I was treated on this whole trip.
Patanisha D, Oct 2021 Verified
Nicola was an amazing tour guide! He takes great care of his visitors and has a wealth of knowledge.

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