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

1457 Reviews | New York City, USA

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3 to 5 hours (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
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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 priority 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. You may stay as long as you wish after the tour.

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.


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



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Average 4.83 out of 5 stars based on 1457 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Amy, Jun 2021 Verified
Nicola was our guide. He was enthusiastic and it was obvious he enjoys his work. He encouraged questions and gave detailed informative answers. I can't wait to take another tour with Nicola!!
Andrea, Jun 2021 Verified
Our family enjoyed the details provided about the Statue of Liberty and the steps to her becoming a treasured feature of our country.
Lana, Jun 2021 Verified
Unfortunately we got stuck on the subway. Was a few minutes late but was able to still experience one of the nations best attractions. The guides were excellent.
Cynthia, Jun 2021 Verified
Everything about the trip was wonderful from showing up, to boarding, to the knowledge gained about the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Our guide Brian was fantastic! Definitely eat before your trip so you can visit the museum and gift shop rather than sit down for a snack. But our food was great from the cafeteria! Thanks for a wonderful tour!!
Douglas, Jun 2021 Verified
Our tour guide Nicola was amazing. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. Very interesting facts about the lady that I was not aware of. The Ellis Island experience gave me a feeling of going back in time.
Wendy, Jun 2021 Verified
We arrived early so we could explore Battery park and because the departure explanation was clear. We met Brian and he made us all feel included. The group talked amongst ourselves as we were all set at ease.Brian was clever and clear in his delivery of the fact. He gave us enough facts without making our heads spin with data. He was good at the giving the facts and keeping us moving through the day. He even kept my teen boys engaged. They bonded a little over some video game talks.I would highly recommend this group and especially Brian as a tour guide.
Larry, Jun 2021 Verified
Our Guide was very knowledgeable! The tour was excellent. We will definitely be back once Lady Liberty is truly open for guest.
Tim, Jun 2021 Verified
Our tour guide Nicola Menucaccu, was exceptional. He met us early, greeted us by name, and presented as professional and energetic.Nicola was very knowledgeable with a fire hose of information. He was determined to ensure our positive experience. We were thankful for his dedicated attention, intelligence, and sense of humor.
Corey D, Jun 2021 Verified
Tony was excellent and very knowledgeable! We learned a lot! We wld definitely recommend this tour . The ferry rides are amazing views as well.
Evelyn, Jun 2021 Verified
Tony was informative and we enjoyed our time with him! Thank you for the wonderful time. We would highly recommend!!

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