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New York City: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island with Ferry

Activity provider: Statue Cruises

New York City: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island with Ferry

Activity provider: Statue Cruises

From US$ 30 per person

Explore the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and their museums at your own pace with self-guided audio guides. Soak up the views of the iconic skyline with a round-trip ferry service from New Jersey.

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Duration 6 hours
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Audio guide included
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Korean, Portuguese, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Tour the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island at your own pace
  • Discover the history of these attractions with multilingual audio guides
  • Explore the Statue of Liberty Museum featuring Lady Liberty's original torch
Full description

Hop on board the ferry and enjoy a self-guided tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island from New Jersey. Visit Liberty Island, explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, and learn fascinating facts as you go.

Begin your experience by departing from Liberty State Park, located in Jersey City, NJ, and easily accessible by car. Once you arrive at the meeting point, bypass the ticket line with your pre-purchased ticket. Board the ferry and see the impressive views of Lady Liberty and the NYC skyline. Take note of the ferry's return times to plan your day. Your ticket gives you access to explore two attractions: Ellis Island and Liberty Island (with the Statue of Liberty).

On arrival to Ellis Island, pick up your multilingual audio guide at the Immigration Museum. Then, explore what was America’s busiest immigration station for over 62 years. Walk in the footsteps of millions of people from all around the globe who passed through here looking for a new beginning and a new life for their families in America.

With access to the American Family Immigration History Center's records, you can search all ship manifests that came through Ellis Island. Use this unique experience to research your family history.

Once you're ready to discover Liberty Island, drop off your audio guide and return to the ferry. Upon arrival on Liberty Island, pick up your multilingual audio guide to start exploring the history of the Statue of Liberty. Children also have the opportunity to enjoy a special narration of this self-guided tour. When you are finished, return to the ferry and make your way back to your original departure point.

Includes
  • Roundtrip ferry service
  • Access to Liberty Island
  • Access to Ellis Island
  • Self-guided audio tour of Liberty Island
  • Self-guided audio tour of Ellis Island
  • Entry to Statue of Liberty Museum
  • Entry to Ellis Island National Immigration Museum
  • Booking fee
  • Access to the Statue of Liberty Crown
  • Pedestal or inside the statue access
  • Genealogical research on Ellis Island
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Drones
  • Glass objects
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • You will receive a ferry schedule after booking so you can plan your day
  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions, groups must not exceed 10 guests
  • If you wish to explore both islands, it is recommended to choose a departure time earlier than 1:00 PM
  • Give yourself 4-6 hours to enjoy the attractions
  • Lines to enter the State of Liberty can be longer than a 3-hour wait
  • You will go through a mandatory airport-grade security screening prior to boarding the ferry All prohibited items will be confiscated and retained by the United States Park Police
  • People aged under 17 must be accompanied by a responsible adult 25 years old or older
  • Children aged 0-3 are free
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 7795 reviews

Review summary

  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5
  • Service
    4.6/5

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i did this in 2019 so i wanted too do it again and it did not disappoint! super easy too find and the staff are very helpful. the museums were so cool too! food on the island is a little expensive but you get quite a lot for what you pay! definitely recommend

January 29, 2023

Excelente Tour. Habían muuuchas opciones y no me arrepiento de haber seleccionado este!!..El mejor de todas las opciones..Muy completo y tienes 6 horas para poder manejar tu propio tiempo..Muy fácil la compra de los tickets online, muy facil la entrada y la guía.. Tie es la opción de escuchar toda la historia guiada en cualquier idioma. Recomendado 1.000%

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January 15, 2023

It was a wonderful trip. You could choose whether you wanted to get off at the Statue of Liberty or go straight to Ellis Island. The best photos are taken from the ship's side, so we skipped Liberty Island and went straight to Ellis Island. You walk right in and you can be guided through the whole building with an audio guide. I can only recommend, very easy and relaxed.

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January 12, 2023

Product ID: 393246