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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

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Get up close and personal with Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty on a small group tour that covers two NYC landmarks.

Benefit from small group size and an experienced guide to help you beat the crowds, navigate the mandatory security screenings and show you exactly where you'll capture all the great views and photos that this tour has to offer.

Book in advance to skip the tickets lines with Priority Access on the ferry from Manhattan. Then learn about both iconic sites as you enjoy a fully guided tour of the grounds at both Liberty and Ellis Island with admission to Statue of Liberty Museum and The Immigration Museum at Ellis Island included.

Upgrade to the VIP Small Group Experience to further speed and enhance your visit. You'll enjoy pedestal entry in a group of 10 or less and the comfort of our exclusive headset radios, complete with earbuds and personal volume control so you can hear the guide speaking live.

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10004

Customers will get a guided tour of Liberty Island and have access to the Statue of Liberty Museum.

Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Stop At: Ellis Island, New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017

Visit Ellis Island America's primary immigration station from 1892 to 1924 Includes admission to the National Museum of Immigration. Customer's will be given a tour on the grounds outside on Ellis Island and then allowed time to explore the museum inside once the tour concludes.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Manhattan Skyline, New York City, NY

Get panoramic views and photographs of the New York City skyline from the ferry and from the Statue of Liberty.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Customer's will be able to learn about American Immigration History, and research their own family's immigration history on Ellis Island. They will also be able to explore the Ellis Island museum at the conclusion of their tour.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: New York Harbor, New York City, NY

Hop on the ferry with priority boarding and cruise the New York Harbor to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10004

Explore the Statue of Liberty Museum and learn all about the building of the iconic monument.

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • All guests must pass through airport-style security screening. One before boarding the ferry, the second before entering the pedestal. Guests are advised to plan accordingly. No weapons, knives scissors, etc. will be allowed. There is no opportunity to check prohibited items before the first screening. They will be confiscated with no opportinity to retreive them.
  • Backpacks & food or drink of any kind (except water) are not permitted inside the pedestal and must be placed in a locker before the second security screening. Lockers are available on Liberty Island. Guests will need 1 (one) x U.S. 25 cent coin to rent the locker. Coin is returned at the end of the rental.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most of the activity is stroller accessible but due to the limited amount of space on the pedestal observation deck strollers will need to be left outside.
  • For wheelchairs there is an elevator and secondary lift to reach the observation deck. However due to the narrow limited space outside on the observation deck wheelchairs will not fit and are not permitted..
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING DEPARTURE TIME: The trip requires a ferry to reach the Statue of Liberty. The tour must depart as scheduled to stay on time and keep with the ferry schedule, therefore we unfortunately cannot wait for late arrivals. A small delay of even 5 or 10 minutes could set the tour back 20 to 30 minutes. Please plan to arrive at the meeting point AT LEAST 15 to 30 minutes or more prior to scheduled departure to compensate for any travel delays on the day of your tour. Once the guide departs we cannot guarantee that guests who haven't checked in will be able to join the tour. Meeting point is at Starbucks where breakfast, coffee, tea etc. are available for purchase.
  • Please do not listen to any direction given by people on the street. There are many tour operators and ticket sellers operating in the area who are not representative of our company. We cannot be responsible for instructions given by people who are not representatives of our company.
  • If you require assistance please call the number listed on this voucher as early as possible. While we appreciate calls letting us know you are running late we cannot hold the tour as explained above.
  • NO REFUNDS are issued for missing the tour due to late arrival.
  • Based on availability guests may be able to re-book to another tour on another date. The ferry tickets that we purchase for your visit are non-refundable and space is limited therefore a rebooking fee will be assessed.
  • There is a good amount of walking on this tour. There are opportunities to sit but guests should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • Live Guide
  • Round Trip Ferry Service
  • Reserve Entry & Priotory Boarding
  • Pedestal Access (with Upgrade Only)
  • Personal Headset with Earbud (with Upgrade Only)
  • Entry/Admission - Statue of Liberty
  • Entry/Admission - Ellis Island
  • Entry/Admission - Ellis Island Immigration Museum

  • Gratuities
  • Does not include Crown Access

4 hours

Return Details
1: Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004, USA
2: Ellis Island, United States

Voucher Info
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The Fine Print

  • Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates.
  • Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment.
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