NYC: Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour with Ferry

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Take the ferry to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island. Explore the islands with audio guides or you can choose to partake in a guided tour of one or both of the islands.


  • Immerse yourself in the history of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Explore the legacy of the Statue of Liberty at the Statue of Liberty’s Museum
  • Learn about the history of immigration as you tour through Ellis Island Museum
  • Enjoy a guided tour of both islands packed with facts about the two landmarks
  • Admire sweeping view of Manhattan's skyline on the ferry ride to the islands


Embark on an inspiring and educational journey to two iconic New York islands, the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island. Visit the world famous Statue of Liberty and see where thousands of immigrants entered the United States on Ellis Island. Your tour begins with a guided orientation at Castle Clinton in Battery Park, where you will learn about the history of the neighborhood and the War of 1812. Then enjoy priority boarding onto the ferry to Liberty Island. As you cross the New York Harbor, admire the beautiful downtown Manhattan skyline behind you and snap photos of Lady Liberty from the water. Once at Liberty Island, freely explore the island and the Statue of Liberty Museum or choose the option that includes a guided tour of the island. Once you're finished at Liberty Island, hop back on the ferry to the infamous Ellis Island, known as the Gateway to America. Learn about how newly arriving immigrants were processed as you explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum by yourself or with a guide. Both the 2-hour and 4-hour tour options include a guided experience of Liberty Island packed with historical facts about the statue. On the 4-hour tour, enjoy an additional guided orientation of Ellis Island.


Reserve timed access for the security line Round-trip ferry tickets Entrance to the new Statue of Liberty Museum Entrance to Ellis Island Museum Professional tour guide Guided tour of Liberty Island (if option selected) Guided tour of Ellis Island (if option selected)

Important Information

  • The tour takes place rain or shine. In the rare case the activity provider is forced to cancel the event, ticket holders will be allowed to reschedule (subject to availability) or be offered a refund

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