Explore the grounds of Liberty Island with a licensed New York Tour Guide, who will enhance your visit with stories and history of this iconic landmark.
Support your visit with the official audio guide on Ellis Island and explore independently at your leisure.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Pier A Harbor House, 22 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10004, USA
Your tour starts at 1:00 pm when you meet your local guide near Battery Park at the Pier A Harbor House.
Pass By: Castle Clinton National Monument, 26 Wall St Battery Park, New York City, NY 10005-1996
Hear the history of America's first immigration station, Castle Clinton, before hopping on a ferry to Liberty Island. Take in the stunning views of New York Harbour.
Stop At: Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10004
Disembark on Liberty Island and get up close and personal the Statue, as your guide tells you the story of the origins of Lady Liberty and why she almost wasn’t built at all. Your guide will help you navigate the crowds and escort you to the entrance of the Statue Museum, where you can explore (with an audio guide) and see artifacts including the original torch she once held in her hand.
Duration: 1 hour
Pass By: Ellis Island, Ellis Island, New York City, New York
Your guide escorts you on the ferry from Liberty Island to Ellis Island.
Stop At: Ellis Island Immigration Museum, Battery Park, New York City, NY 10017
Your guide will prepare you for your visit to the moving Ellis Island Immigration Museum, ( audio guide) to ensure you make the most of your time there. Entrance tickets are provided to allow you to explore at leisure and at your own pace, before using your return tickets to ferry back to Battery Park
Duration: 30 minutes
- New York Licensed English- speaking Tour Guide
- All ferry tickets between Battery Park, Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
- Entry/Admission - Ellis Island Immigration Museum
- Entry/Admission - Statue of Liberty Museum
- Entry/Admission - Statue of Liberty
- Hotel Pick-up/Drop-off
- Locker fee for backpack or large bags $2.00 in bills only (no coins accepted)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- This tour does not include access to the Statue of Liberty Pedestal or Crown.
- Please note that the tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no-shows after tour commencement or departure.
- Please note that guests will need to pass through airport-style security to enter the Statue of Liberty. Please refer to the Statue of Liberty’s guidelines on specific prohibited items
- Please be aware that upon arrival at Liberty Island, if you are carrying a backpack or large bags you are required to put your bag/s into a locker which costs $2.00 in bills only (no coins accepted). Please be sure to have dollar bills for the lockers.
- Please note, the ferry does not operate during heavy rain or other adverse weather conditions; when this occurs, an alternative option is provided.
- Tour is in English only
- Gratuities to guides are appreciated but never obligatory.
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- Walks complies with all local government regulations. You may need to wear a mask or provide proof of vaccination to enter certain venues. Please refer to New York government guidelines for the most up to date information
- 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 25 travelers
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Terms & Conditions
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information
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Schedule & Info
Pier A Harbor House, 22 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10004, USA
Battery Park City, New York, NY, USA