Early Access Morning Tour Avoid the crowds by joining the only tour operator with access to guaranteed tickets on the first ferry of the day to Liberty Island.

Afternoon Tour Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in the afternoon with a knowledgeable guide.
Inclusions & Exclusions
✔  Expertly guided walking tour
✔  Official audio guide on Ellis Island
✔  Local English-speaking guide
✔  First Guaranteed Access (8:30am departure only summer/9am departure only winter)
✔  Pre-reserved ticket to Ellis Island (includes Ellis Island museum)
✔  Pre-reserved ticket to Statue of Liberty Island (exterior access)
✖  Gratuities
✖  Hotel Pick up and Drop off
✖  Statue of Liberty Crown and Pedestal
✖   Lockers are $2.00
Departure & Return
Departure:  22 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10004, USA

22 Battery Place (Pier A Harbor House). Meet at the front entrance of Pier A Harbor House. Pier A Harbor House is to the right of the Statue of Liberty ferry and Castle Clinton. Your guide will be holding a Walks sign.

Return: Ellis Island, United States

Ellis Island (Guest can choose to stay on Ellis Island and return on their own or take the ferry back to Battery Park with Guide.)

Battery Park Begin your day at The Battery (formerly known as Battery Park). This historical landmark is the gateway between lower Manhattan and the small island in the midst of New York Bay - and of course, Lady Liberty

Duration:  15 minutes

Castle Clinton National Monument Pause at Castle Clinton, a national monument and for your guide to lay the context of your tour ahead

Duration:  10 minutes

Liberty Island Board the earliest ferry in the morning to avoid the afternoon crowds. Sail through the open waters and take in the incredible views of New York Bay as you head for Liberty Island with your local tour guide

Duration:  15 minutes

Statue of Liberty Delve deep into the story of how Lady Liberty started in France and came to America. As you tour the island, your expert guide shares incredible historical facts of this greatest of American icons. Wander through the Statue of Liberty Museum and stand mere feet from Lady Liberty’s original torch!

Duration:  1.5 hours

Ellis Island Immigration Museum Head to Ellis Island to discover the stories of the millions of immigrants who journeyed through this historic site. Wander at your leisure with the award-winning Audio Guide (included). You can peruse the museum, dive into your own family history, or enjoy a bite at the Island’s popular cafeteria. You are also welcome to return on the ferry with your guide.

Duration:  30 minutes

Additional info
•  Public transportation options are available nearby
•  Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
•  Suitable for all physical fitness levels
•  This tour is conducted in English only.
•  This is a walking tour. While there are stops along the way, guests should be able to walk at a moderate pace without difficulty.
•  You are required to go through airport-style security on this tour. No luggage, weapons, or food (except for water in a clear container) is allowed. Confiscated items will not be returned.
•  Please Note: only the earliest booking time has access to the first ferry
•  Due to circumstances beyond our control, sites may occasionally close. We make every effort to stay as close to the advertised itinerary as possible but substitutions/omissions may be necessary.
•  Upon arrival at Liberty Island bags and backpacks must be stored in a locker..
•  This tour does not include access to the Statue of Liberty's Crown.
•  The tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the tour start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no-shows after tour commencement or departure.
•  Tips/gratuities (for your guide) are always appreciated.
Free cancellation
From $69
Mobile or paper ticket accepted
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Cancellation policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.