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New York: Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty, and Battery Park

4.3 / 5

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New York: Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty, and Battery Park

From £43.79 per person

Explore Ellis Island with fast-track ferry tickets that give you priority access. Take a 30-minute orientation tour at Battery Park, then enjoy a self-guided tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island museum, with audio commentary in 9 languages.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Audio guide included
Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the famous immigration museum on Ellis Island
  • Benefit from fast-track ferry tickets that give you priority access
  • Enjoy a 30-minute orientation tour with an English-speaking guide
  • Listen to audio commentary in 9 languages at the museum and the Statue of Liberty
Full description
Discover New York City's most famous monuments with this Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty, and Battery Park tour, including priority fast-track ferry access. Meet your English-speaking guide by Battery Park and start your experience with a 30-minute orientation tour. Afterwards, the guide will escort you to the reserve access ferry line.  Skip the lines to board the ferry, and begin the unguided portion of your tour. Cruise over to Liberty Island as you admire the views of Lady Liberty. Once you arrive on the island, enjoy the free audio guide available in 9 languages as you explore this world-famous site.  After visiting the Statue of Liberty, board the ferry once again and sail to Ellis Island, the former gateway to America. Discover the island's history, learn about its use as America's immigration station, and hear the stories of why so many people immigrated to the New World at the museum.
Includes
  • Entry to the Ellis Island Immagration Museum
  • Entry to the Statue of Liberty
  • Fast-track round trip ferry tickets
  • 30-minute orientation tour
  • English-speaking guide
  • Audio guide
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof that they have received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved Covid-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination may include the NYC COVID Safe App, Excelsior Pass, CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, or official immunization record from outside NYC or the US
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)

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Meeting point

24 State Street, New York, NY 10004. 24 State Street is also known as One Battery Park Plaza. Look for your guide, who will be wearing a yellow uniform, on the plaza outside Starbucks.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Please note, with the 1:45 PM tour you must immediately go to Ellis Island upon arriving at Liberty Island, or you will not have time to go to both locations.
  • If you wish to go straight to Ellis Island, you will need to go to Liberty Island first and take the Ellis Island ferry from there.
  • Mandatory airport grade security screening is conducted prior to boarding the ferry.
  • Audio guides are available in 9 languages (Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian and Spanish).
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 17 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Safety
    3/5

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Good tour, you are basically on your own after the guide provides a quick overview of the area

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