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Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

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Gain exclusive access to the Statue of Liberty on this once-in-a lifetime, 4-hour, private tour. With a tour guide who is a descendant of Ellis Island immigrants, learn how a gift of friendship to the United States has become one of the modern wonders of the world. After an inspiring, exclusive trip to Lady Liberty, take a short boat ride to Ellis Island and hear first-hand stories about the most famous and active immigration hubs in the United States. Entry fees and round-trip ferry ticket included.
Highlights
  • Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour tailored to your interests
  • Guide’s expertise and attention provides more than a self-guided tour
  • See panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline from the ferry
  • Statue of Liberty pedestal ticket included
What to Expect
Meet your guide at Castle Clinton in Battery Park for your private half-day tour. From there, head to the pier and enjoy priority boarding for the Statue of Liberty ferry. As you sail across the harbor, your guide points out the important landmarks in the city skyline.

Once on Liberty Island your guide leads you around and into the Statue of Liberty pedestal. This private tour ensures an intimate experience—questions and conversation are welcome throughout. Climb the pedestal and linger for the birds-eye view of the island.

Next, continue to Ellis Island via ferry. Learn about the history of immigration to New York as the guide walks you through the Great Hall, just as an immigrant would have a hundred years ago. The tour ends here, allowing you to explore the museum at your own pace before catching a leisurely ferry ride back to Manhattan.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great day thanks to our guide Jordan. Jordan was informative, personable and entertaining as well. Thanks to him it was a wonderful experience.More

Date of experience: August 2019
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TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, We are so glad that you enjoyed your Private Statue Tour with Jordan. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a nice review. We hope the rest of your stay in the city is enjoyable. Safe travels! -The Team at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island private tour. Joel was our tour guide and I seriously cannot say enough good things about him and our experience. I had four teenage boys with me and he kept their attention pretty much the entire...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you so much for the glowing review of your tours with Joel! We really appreciate the feedback. We are very happy that your entire family had such a great time with Joel. Please enjoy the rest of your stay here in NYC and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hannah Roze was our tour guide. She was outstanding and we unanimously give her five stars! She is the best guide we have ever had, period. Articulate, informed, engaging, fun, charming, and extremely intelligent. She was a phenomenal representative for Top Dog Tours!More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Elena D
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Elena, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review of your Private Statue Tour with Hannah. We appreciate the positive feedback and are thrilled that you had such a great experience. We hope the rest of your stay in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 16 year old son & I did the private tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Jordan was absolutely fantastic, engaging, entertaining and just as friendly as could be! He really knows his stuff and gave us tons of great information but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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NKelly86, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review of your Statue/Ellis Tour with Jordan. We'e especially glad that the younger members of the group enjoyed themselves. We hope the rest of your stay in the city is amazing and hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

our tour guide, Liz, was one of the most knowledgeable people we have ever had the pleasure of reciving a tour from. she had incredible knowledge about the history of Ellis island and the statue of liberty. especially about what the museum didn't show us!...More

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TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, We are so glad that you had an enjoyable tour with Liz. We pride ourselves on having knowledgable and friendly guides, so it is lovely to hear that you were not disappointed. We hope you have an amazing stay here in the city and...More

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Go to the TripAdvisor site and search for statue of liberty...you will have an option of booking through Viator.
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No it was an additional cost at the pedestal level.
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