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Small-Group Early-Access Statue of Liberty Tour and Ellis Island

Highlights
  • Avoid the crowds with early access to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Take one of the first ferry rides of the day to Liberty Island
  • Get more from visiting these two landmarks with a guide who knows the history
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Small-Group Early-Access Statue of Liberty Tour and Ellis Island
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8:30am Departure
Small-Group Early-Access Statue of Liberty Tour and Ellis Island
From US$57.00
9:00am Departure
Small-Group Early-Access Statue of Liberty Tour and Ellis Island
From US$57.00
Overview
Beat the big crowds at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island with this early-access tour. Enjoy special early-morning priority boarding for the ferry, and then cruise over to Liberty Island before most of the crowds arrive. Follow a guide on a tour of two of New York City’s most iconic landmarks as you learn about their significance to the US and world history.
What to Expect

Meet for this early-access Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour at Pier A Harbor House. Spend some time visiting the nearby memorials with your guide. Then be one of the first passengers to board your ferry for the ride over to Liberty Island.

At the Statue of Liberty, take a guided tour that leads you up to the pedestal for stunning views. Your guide tells you stories along the way as you get to see the statue closer than with any other standard visit.

Hop back on the ferry for the short ride to Ellis Island. Learn all about the complicated immigration progress people went through as your guide takes you through the collection of interactive displays.

At the end of your tour, either take the ferry back to Battery Park with your guide or stay on Ellis Island to explore more before returning on your own.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great tour!

We had a wonderful experience with Sheri!! She did a great job of keeping everything moving. We got through security with no issues, she always prepared us for what was coming next, helped us take great photos and always had interesting tidbits about all the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago
4th grader trip

Took our twin 4th graders and their older sister (7th) on a tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Definitely a good plan to go early and it just got busier and busier as the day progressed (early June). Half day tour, but...More

Thank Scott m
Reviewed 5 days ago
What a tour!!!!

We had the pleasure of having Robert Yonskie as our tour guide. He was beyond wonderful, he made our day incredible. He was wonderful with the kids on the tour also, he told us his life story. Over all it was a wonderful and productive...More

Thank JanelleNelle
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Tour!

I'm so happy to had taken the tour with Rob, he explains all the info in a so easy way, especially Ellis Island Immigration Process, He is a terrific Tour Guide. This was the best tour that I took in NYC!!

Thank Olga Natasha H
Reviewed 1 week ago
Statue of Liberty Tour

My daughter and I had the pleasure of experiencing this tour. Our guide, ROBERT YONSKIE, made our experience absolutely amazing! He was knowledgeable, funny, informative, and able to manage everyone on the tour. We learned so much! I highly recommend this tour and Robert.

Thank travel123218
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Valerie9992
30 May 2018|
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Response from Beth M | Reviewed this property |
From the time we met our guide and group at 8:45 until our guide left us at Ellis Island to further explore on our own at 1:30 was 4-3/4 hours.
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peeches13
27 May 2018|
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Response from Beth M | Reviewed this property |
I found a link for you that explains the general accessibility for the ferries and the statue. I can't post the link here but you can find it with a quick search on accessibility for the ferry lines and the statue.
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Natalia B
20 May 2018|
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Response from Adam C | Reviewed this property |
Not to the crown. Just the pedestal
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