Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island: Award-Winning Small-Group Tour w/ Fast Track

4 hours (Approx.)
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Visits to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island are musts in the Big Apple, especially for first-timers. On this 4-hour guided tour, you get priority boarding on the ferry from Manhattan to visit the two important historical sites. Tour Lady Liberty's turf before heading inside the pedestal for another perspective from observation decks. 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.


  • 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 4.81 out of 5 stars based on 1416 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor.

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Charlotte G, Nov 2019 Verified
Very well organized and wonderful guide, Remy! Very knowledgeable and friendly. He was a good source of info for navigating the city after our tour as well.
Monika K, Nov 2019 Verified
Very informativ and at the same time very enjoyable tour. Learned quite a bit of about Lady Liberty that I had never heard of before.
sprumo, Nov 2019 Verified
This was an excellent tour. Our Guide, Owen was very informative and knowledgeable which made the experience so much more interesting than if we had gone on our own. I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting NYC
Marjorie N, Nov 2019 Verified
Steven was a great tour guy, I enjoyed the whole tour and definitely would recommend to my family and friends
Richard M, Nov 2019 Verified
Our tour guide, Tim, was extremely knowledgeable about all things Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. He answered all questions completely and efficiently keeping the tour moving along.Tim also had a number of insights and back stories that made the tour very interesting.
George G, Nov 2019 Verified
Totally recommend . The tour guide ( Ben ) was fantastic . His enthusiasm and knowledge overwhelming .
Robert S, Nov 2019 Verified
We had no idea how interesting the history of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis island was until we were told the story by our tour guide, Cody. He kept our kids (8 and 11) completely interested and engaged for over 3 hours teaching them about the design, architecture, funding, politics behind the building of the Statue of Liberty and all the history surrounding Ellis Island. He was extremely informative, personal and patient. The tour was very well timed and gave us enough time to learn about both with short ferry rides and giving us breaks to tour ourselves. Really enjoyed this. Definitely bring cash to tip your tour guide because if you get Cody, you will wish you had! Very well worth the spend for the tour and the tip!
wlnewhouse, Nov 2019 Verified
Benoit was AWESOME! Best tour! Ben (and Christian) made the tour fun and educational. Met some cool people and experienced history like never before. Highly recommend this tour!
Mary L, Nov 2019 Verified
Great tour of this American Icon with an extremely knowledgeable guide, Cassidy. Thank you for the wonderful experience
Thomas A, Nov 2019 Verified
We took the early tour to avoid the crowds. Met our guide Chris Triebel at Clinton Battery and we left right on time. Chris was a phenomenal guide who gave us so much history and information as well as answering any questions we had. He has a wonderful sense of humor and a was easy to understand. The size of the group was great. I would recommend this tour to any and all.

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Product code: COOL-5250LIBERTYELLIS

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