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Small-Group Tour of Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

Highlights
  • Skip-the-line ferry access gives you more time to see the sights
  • Commentary from your guide on Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island history
  • Admission tickets to the Pedestal Museum and the Museum at Ellis Island included
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Small-Group Tour of Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
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Small-Group Tour of Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
From US$57.00
Overview
See two major New York City attractions on this half-day tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Skip the line at Liberty Island Ferry, and travel with your small group to Lady Liberty for a pedestal tour and observation deck visit. Your guide explains immigration history, and your visit to Ellis Island includes Great Hall entrance and free time before the return ferry.
What to Expect
Make your way to Battery Park to meet your guide and group at least 15 minutes before your departure. Together, skip the lines for priority access to Liberty Island Ferry.
The ferry whisks you to Liberty Island where, with your guide leading the way, you’ll tour the Statue of Liberty Museum and hear commentary on the statue’s rich history to go along with the displays. Head to the observation deck for views and photos before hopping back on the ferry, bound for Ellis Island.
Land on Ellis Island and listen as your guide paints a verbal picture of what it must have been like for immigrants landing there throughout the years. Visit the Great Hall to see family photos, hear personal stories, and trace your own family history.
Finish up around midday. You are free to explore further and return to Manhattan via ferry when you wish.
Reviews (177)
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Great day with tour guide Liz seeing the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

This was an exceptional tour filled with so much more information that we could have learned on our own. Due to the weather (very cold!) and time of year (early Jan) we got our own private tour as no one else had signed up for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DSF99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great tour by Patrick

My wife and I booked the Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty tour a few months ago. My son and his wife decided to join us at the last minute. We met Patrick at the easy-to-find Castle Clinton and we were on our way. Patrick new how...More

1  Thank rpn2016
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you so much for the great review of your tour with Patrick! We hope you had a great time here in the city and wish you safe travels! -The Team at TopDogTours

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic tour guide!

Took my out of town family on this tour and they loved it! Also this New Yorker learned some new things as well. James was an excellent guide. We moved smoothly through lines, great knowledge to share (not over done), helpful and accommodating! I would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Viccanada
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, It's great to hear that a local enjoyed our tour! We love having people who live in the area take our tours since we can teach you new things about the city we all love! We hope you had a great holiday season and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Super nice tour with a great guide!

We went out today with James and a small group of people from around the globe. We had a great time with our guide and enjoyed the trip totally.. He knows what he's talking about, is funny, a perfect tour guide and a great entertainer....More

Thank Sebastian_Rechner
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Sebastian, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review of your Statue Tour with James. We try to make all of our tours informative as well as entertaining, so it's great to hear that you found this to be the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
The only way to see Statue of Liberty

So glad we did this small group tour - 10 people in our group. Tour guide Nicole was awesome! Knew exactly best places to stand on ferry for photos and able to get on and off quickly. She had so much interesting knowledge to share...More

Thank aggieman92
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed the size of the group and found the information interesting. We hope you had a great stay here in NYC and hope to see you again...More

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Ambassador224530
19 November 2018|
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Response from jakeysgrammy | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but I don't think the tour agency offers pickup. You can certainly ask. There should be no problem at the Statue of Liberty. My knee was bothering me, so we sat out the climb as did a few others. You will... More
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Ambassador224530
19 November 2018|
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Response from Jennifer F | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure...definitely check with the tour. You do get time on your own at the SOL, but I’m not sure if there would be enough time.
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marcyS214
17 September 2018|
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Response from Val L | Reviewed this property |
I was there in Oct 2018, and due to a knee injury, I was walking with a cane. They provided me with a wheelchair and I was taken to each level by an elevator. The highest we can go is the base of the statue (the rest is... More
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