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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

Highlights
  • Includes round-trip ferry ride from Lower Manhattan with priority boarding
  • Visit the iconic Statue of Liberty and its pedestal observation deck
  • Relive US immigration history at the statue’s museum and on Ellis Island
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
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9:15am Statue & Ellis IslandMost Popular
Enjoy a Live Guide at both The Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. Includes guaranteed pedestal entry and a VIP headset to hear your guide speaking live. Approximately 4.5 hours
From USD 55.00
10:30am Statue Only w/Pedestal
3 Hr Statue of Liberty w/ Live Guide & Pedestal Entry. Includes admission to Ellis Island for a Self Guided Tour - No Live Guide. No VIP Headset. Lines may be longer for afternoon tours
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8:30am Statue & Ellis Island
Enjoy a Live Guide at both The Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. Includes guaranteed pedestal entry and a VIP headset to hear your guide speaking live. Approximately 4.5 hours
From USD 55.00
Overview

Follow in the footsteps of New York’s early immigrants and discover the beacon of liberty herself on this half-day tour of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Enjoy priority boarding onto the ferry from Lower Manhattan—no waiting in line. This tour also includes guaranteed Statue of Liberty Museum and observation deck admission, audio headsets to make your guide’s stories crystal clear, and entry to Ellis Island’s historical facilities.

What to Expect

In the morning, head to Battery Park in Lower Manhattan, where you board a ferry. Skip the line with priority boarding, then take in the cinematic views of New York Harbor en route to your first stop: Liberty Island.

Venture into the Statue of Liberty Museum, where audio headsets make it easy to hear your guide’s commentary. Ascend to the observation deck in the statue’s pedestal, from where you get 360-degree views and sweeping photos of New York’s skyline.

Board another ferry bound for neighboring Ellis Island, which housed New York’s primary immigrant processing facilities from 1892 to 1954. Learn about the millions of people from around the world who passed through this gateway to the United States, and tour its well-preserved facilities with your guide.

The tour ends when you board a ferry back to Battery Park, though you can choose to linger at Ellis Island’s Immigration Museum or see more of its sights before returning.

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Rachel, Roche, Rachel

I really can’t recommend this tour highly enough, it’s worth every penny. The tour is very well organised & so interesting. We spent a few hours at both attractions & were looked after by Rachel. She is a warm, friendly funny & very knowledgable guide....More

Thank ladycroftlondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great experience thanks to our guide, Rachel

Honestly, I was a little hesitant to book this tour as another tour website stated to be aware of third-party tour operations. But, we had one free morning to see the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island and the official tour group was booked so...More

1  Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 30 October 2018
Excellent tour!

We absolutely loved our Guided Tour of Liberty and Ellis Island! Our guide Matt was excellent, kept things interesting, knew his history, and kept us involved (especially at Ellis Island). Would highly recommend!

Thank Robyn M
Reviewed 22 October 2018
Excellent

We couldn't get tickets to the Pedestal unless we go with a tour. City Tales was reasonably priced compared to other tour groups. Our guide Matt is a good story teller, can sing and recite poem. Our family loved it!

1  Thank Kingdomcruisers
Reviewed 8 October 2018
Worth. Every. Penny.

This tour says 4.5 hours, but plan for more. First stop is the Statue of Liberty. She is breathtakingly beautiful and symbolic. Then to Ellis Island. The guide takes you through their tour and then sets you free. So the 4.5 hours does not include...More

1  Thank Joni B
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Shari A
29 August 2018|
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Response from 191shannonj | Reviewed this property |
No, this is a group tour.
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Olesia B
26 April 2018|
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I think our tour started approx. 9.30am and ended about 2.30pm.
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