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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ticket

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Castle Clinton National Monument, 26 Wall St Battery Park, New York City, NY 10005-1996

    Monument inside Battery Park (departure point for tour)

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Visit: Statue Cruises, Battery Park, New York City, NY 10004

    Your tickets are general admission. At least 30 minutes prior to your departure time access the flex line to security where you you will enjoy a video presentation introducing you to the two iconic monuments you are about to see. When the time comes, step aboard the ship and find a space in either the indoor or outdoor seating areas. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing appropriate to the day's weather, as the cruise and tour are an indoor/outdoor experience. All vessels are wheelchair accessible.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Visit: Hudson River, NY

    Travel across the Hudson River to reach the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    Duration: 1 hour

    Visit: Ellis Island, New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017

    Step back aboard the boat for the trip over to Ellis Island.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Visit: Ellis Island Immigration Museum, Battery Park, New York City, NY 10017

    Your standard admission ticket gives you access to the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, filled with displays dedicated to the island where millions of arrivals to America landed between the years of 1892 and 1954.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Visit: Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10004

    When the cruise docks, step onto Liberty Island and obtain your audio headset to begin your self-guided audio tour of the grounds. Learn that the Statue of Liberty was a gift from France to America commemorating the centennial of the Declaration of Independence, among other interesting facts.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Battery Park, New York
    Duration
    4h
    Inclusions
    • Access to Liberty Island GROUNDS ONLY - no pedestal or crown access
    • Access to Ellis Island and Ellis Island National Immigration Museum
    • Free audio tour on each island
    • Early Reserve line access to board the ferry (If guided tour upgrade selected)
    • Access Pedestal Museum at Liberty Island, Museum at Ellis Island (If guided tour upgrade selected)
    • Expert English speaking guide (If guided tour upgrade selected)
    • Entry/admission to the new Statue of Liberty museum
    • Entry/Admission - Castle Clinton National Monument
    • Entry/Admission - Statue Cruises
    • Entry/Admission - Hudson River
    • Entry/Admission - Ellis Island
    • Entry/Admission - Ellis Island Immigration Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Statue of Liberty
    Exclusions
    • Pedestal access and crown access not included with Standard Flex Line Admission Ticket
    • Crown access is not included on any ticket or tour offered
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Statue of Liberty - Standard Admission Ticket
    • Boats departing prior to 10am have the shortest wait times
    • Audio guide available in 9 different languages
    • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour. The tour departs promptly and if late, you will NOT be able to catch up and will miss the tour. There are no refunds for missing the tour.
    • Please note the 8:30am tour will have the least wait. Later tours will encounter longer wait times.
    • The guided portion of the tour is approximately 4-hours, however it is recommended to allow at least 1 additional hour to fully experience Ellis Island. Return to Battery Park is at the participants own leisure.
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
    • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
    • Food available for purchase on the ferry, at the Statue of Liberty, and on Ellis Island.
    • Security screening will take place prior to entering the ferry. Visitors to the park are required to undergo airport-style security screening.
    • Backpacks and other large items must be checked into lockers on Liberty Island. These lockers are available for $2.00 per locker. This fee is not included.
    • Photographs are permitted, tripods and monopods are prohibited.
    • Children 3 and under free with paid adult ticket.
    • Tickets are valid from 180 days from departure date selected. Only valid if standard flex line tickets purchased.
    • If Statue of Liberty Guided Tour Upgrade is selected you will receive your tickets on the day of your tour. These tickets are only valid on the departure date selected.
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Strollers, suitcases, or other large items that do not fit in a locker will have to be left outside the pedestal at the guest’s own risk. We recommend not bringing large items if possible.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Beware - just a warning if you buy tickets for the one hour trip to see the Statue of Liberty from the ticket touts at Battery Park - they may omit to tell you that you need to wait in a queue for an hour or more (and it wasn’t very warm!!) then get a bus to Liberty Harbour in
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    Owen Thomas did an excellent job. Please employ him often so others will have a well done presentation. I very seldom give this high evacuation.
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    Make sure when you purchase, you get “reserved tickets” with a tour time and not flex time. We purchased tickets ahead of time on line, thinking it would save time and still had to wait one hour in 20 minutes in line to board boat, while others with reserved time got priority
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    Me and my partner visited Liberty and Ellis island recently. Firstly we had booked our tickets & crown tickets some time ago. When we first got there to Battery park we were approached by several people asking us if we were booked on a tour and to follow them scammers i suspect
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    Really liked the Ellis Island experience. Very educational and well done. I def suggest to get off the boat not only at Liberty but also Ellis Island. Book tickets online (especially if you want to climb up Liberty) or be very early (likely to not get climbing tickets anymore,
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