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

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  • 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
Small-Group Early-Access Statue of Liberty Tour and Ellis Island
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Small-Group Early-Access Statue of Liberty Tour and Ellis Island
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Small-Group Early-Access Statue of Liberty Tour and Ellis Island
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 2 days ago
Take Walks Tour Liberty and Ellis Island

Worth every minute and every penny, this was a really engaging and worthwhile tour. Try and get Robert, he is amazing!

Thank LynneHawker
Reviewed 3 days ago
What to expect when visiting Ms. Liberty and Ellis

This tour includes all ferry rides and access to the top of the pedestal of the Statue but not to the crown. You normally have to reserve access to the pedestal and/or the crown months in advance during high season. This minimizes crowding on the...More

Thank RonOfOrange
Reviewed 4 days ago
interesting acts i have never heard of.

Our very knowledgable and devoteted guide, Robert showed us the essential and more during this very good and smoothe tour. It is not often you get such an excellent guide. The boat trips was very crowded but worked out just fine under Roberts firm and...More

Thank LeifLandquist
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Great Tourguide

I’ve had a great trip to Lady Liberty last Sunday, all thanks to one of the most awesome tour guide I’ve ever met, his name is Alvaro from Take Walks. Will definitely come back again!

Thank Chau N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our guide Kathryn was very nice and took a beautiful picture of our family in front of the statue. Nice visit.

1  Thank fgervais92
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30 May 2018|
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.
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.
Natalia B
21 May 2018|
Response from Adam C | Reviewed this property |
Not to the crown. Just the pedestal