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Skip the Line Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island: Small-Group Tour Ticket

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$57

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.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- 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
- Food available for purchase on the ferry, at the Statue of Liberty, and on Ellis Island
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Security screening will take place prior to entering the ferry. Visitors to the park are required to undergo airport-style security screening.
- Backpacks, strollers 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
- Some parts of this tour are not wheelchair accessible (top of the pedestal is not large enough for a wheelchair)
- Photographs are permitted, tripods and monopods are prohibited
- Children 3 and under free with paid adult ticket
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

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

Enjoy a guided tour of Liberty Island as well as access to the Pedestal and Museum!

Duration: 2 hours

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

Enjoy a guided tour of the Ellis Island grounds!

Duration: 1 hour

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

Guests will have access to the Immigration Museum. The tour ends on Ellis Island so guests can spend longer in the museum if they wish.

Duration: 1 hour

Departure:

Departure point:

Castle Clinton National Monument, Battery Park, New York, NY 10004, USA

Departure time:

Duration:

4 hours

Inclusions:

Exclusions:

Terms and Conditions:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Reviews:

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THOMAS F

A tour like this is dependent on the quality of the guide Owen was incredible . His knowledge,enthusiasm and love of this city were impressive above and beyond!

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Lesley B

Great time on the tour with Owen as our guide. Well organised and very enjoyable.
Owen is extremely knowledgable and a talented guide.
Would highly recommend

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Susan S

We have raved to all our friends about our tour. Our tour guide, Remi, was excellent--personable and knowledgable. We were lucky to have him lead us. Thank you, Remi!

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Constance C

Sara was an excellent guide; full of information; easy to follow; lots of fun! Easy meet-up location

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Jackie M

On the foggiest day in NY we attended the SOL and Ellis island tour. Our guide, Mark was informative, engaging and upbeat during the drizzle tour! Definitely on the “ to do” list when visiting again!

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Cynthia S

Dan our tour guide was great! He made the tour run smoothly and gave us very interesting background on the building of the stature and personal connection to Ellis Island. Would highly recommend.

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Steven S

We booked our Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island Tour for the same day we booked our 9/11 Memorial, Museum and Observation Deck Tour. Choosing the 8:30 am Statue of Liberty Tour worked out great! On return to Battery Park we had a nice relaxing paced walk to St. Paul's Chapel where we met up with our afternoon tour guide for the 2pm 9/11 Memorial Tour. Our tour guide for the Statue of Liberty Tour was Ben, very informative and kept our group on time without rushing us.

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mr.ivancho

Outstanding tour guide, Steven ensured we visited everything, kids learned a lot. Highly recommended.

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Donald F

Chris led our group and was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. He kept our group on track and on time. The tour was very interesting as we were unaware of much of the history behind the Statue of Liberty.

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Joan F

First of all we did still have to wait in line for the ferry rides as well as entrance into each location. I was especially surprised that the tour did not include an audio tour of the Ellis Island Museum or the Statue of Liberty museum. Instead our guide simple took us to the building and talked to us outside on the steps. I would have much preferred to have the audio tour included for the price. The time estimate was also off by a number of hours! We thought it was a 3 hour tour but it turned out to be over 6 hours by the time we walked around Ellis Island a little and then made our way back on the ferry. We also had to go into the Statue of Liberty without our guide and again I think it would have been better if we were given the audio tour to listen too. Our guide Eddie was nice and informative but he was limited to how much he would really tell our large group without losing his voice and on Liberty Island is was especially hard to hear him because of the helicopters flying all around and the Statue of Liberty and the leaf blowers who were working to clean up the grass area.


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Skip the Line Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island: Small-Group Tour Ticket
Overview:

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.

From USD

$57

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