Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Guided Tour

Incredible Panoramic Views of New York

Entertaining Local Guides

Visit Two of NYC's Iconic Sites With a Local Guide

Stress-free sightseeing on our memorable Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty guided walking tour! See the city from a different angle as you cruise the waters by ferry with your local licensed guide capturing amazing photos and enjoy panoramic views of the New York City skyline and New York Harbor.


Fully narrated tour by a local, experienced guide

Enjoy unforgettable panoramic views of the New York City Skyline and New York Harbor from Liberty Island

Catch the ferry to Ellis Island to visit the Immigration Museum

Once in a lifetime photo with Lady Liberty

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Trip Details


Adults: $64.99
Youth (4-12): $55.99
Under 4: free

Departure time

09:00 AM

Meeting point

One Battery Park Plaza, on the plaza in front of the Starbucks at the corner of State and Pearl street


Daily March to December


Friday, Saturday and Sunday during January and February


3 hours

Group size

20-25 persons


  • Fully guided tour
  • Round-trip ferry ticket to Liberty Island and Ellis Island
  • Admission to Statue of Liberty Museum and The National Immigration Museum on Ellis Island

Not included

Does not include entrance to the statue’s crown or pedestal

What to bring

Comfortable shoes, camera, hat, sunscreen, and weather-appropriate clothing

Tour staff

An experienced, professional NYC local who can offer suggestions and recommendations for other things to do in NYC after your tour

Participation requirements

  • The walking tour covers approximately 4 miles, so guests should be able to stand or walk for long periods at a time.
  • Wheelchair & stroller accessible, but due to the limited space inside the pedestal, strollers must be left outside and picked up upon exit. Wheelchairs are allowed inside the pedestal and there is a lift to get the guest to the pedestal observation deck. However, due to the narrowness of the observation deck wheelchairs cannot go outside.

Important details

Visitors are required to undergo an airport-style security screening so please do not bring any alcohol, sharp objects (knives, scissors, etc), or weapons of any kind. There will be no opportunity to check them and they will be confiscated with no opportunity to retrieve them. Your tour guide will be on hand to help you through this process and make it stress-free.

What You'll Do

We will save you time by pre-reserving and buying tickets, making sure you have more time to soak up the history and beauty of these national treasures. Your guide will share stories about the various monuments you will see along the tour and keep all ages entertained and making sure you are in the perfect position for views and photos to make the memories last.

Enjoy amazing views of the New York City skyline and sweeping panoramic views of New York Harbor from the Statue of Liberty. Learn about the historic landing point, Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants came searching for a new life in America. Visit The Great Hall, Stairs of Separation and the Immigration Museum. See another side to the city as you cruise the waters between New York and New Jersey on the ferry and get some great photo opportunities. Don’t hesitate to ask your guide for further recommendations for your stay in NYC, they are locals and can give you great insider tips!

Frequently Asked Questions

Tours operate in all weather conditions. Please check the weather and dress appropriately. Statue of Liberty tours operate as long as the ferry runs. The ferry will operate unless the U.S. Coast Guard decides that the conditions are not safe. In the unlikely event that tours are cancelled customers will be given the opportunity to rebook based on availability or receive a full refund.

We ask guests to plan to arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Earlier if possible. We recommend this just in case there are any travel difficulties like traffic or train delays. It is especially important to arrive early for the Statue of Liberty tour since this visit requires guests to ride the ferry and we are at the mercy of the ferry schedule, so tours must begin on time. A delayed start of as little as 5 or 10 minutes could set the tour back by 30 minutes or more if a ferry is missed. That’s why this tour meets near Starbucks so you can arrive early and enjoy breakfast, coffee, tea, etc.

Tipping is not mandatory but it is customary. For small group tours if you thought the guide did a great job and would like to tip them they will be very grateful.

The meeting point can be found in the trip details section of the tour page prior to booking and is also included on your confirmation voucher once you have booked your tour. Please feel free to email us at to confirm meeting locations.

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