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#1 rated Statue of Liberty tours
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An all-inclusive visit to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island is included in our multi-award-winning tour. Enjoy guaranteed ferry tickets and a knowledgeable local guide. It is, without a doubt, the best way to see the Statue.

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This isn't your average Statue of Liberty tour.

Expert guides to instruct and entertain

Expert guides to instruct and entertain

Whether you choose a guided or self-directed tour, you'll meet a local who can give you all the insider information you require.

Use your time wisely

Use your time wisely

To avoid long ticket lineups, get timed entry tickets. In addition, our crew is familiar with the finest entry points to escape the masses.

Flexible and worry-free booking

Flexible and worry-free booking

Our trips have a flexible cancellation policy of 24 hours. It's easy to cancel if anything unexpected arises.

Choose between two guided tours of the Statue of Liberty

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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

The tour and visit were extensive.
  • Cost:$79 per adult
  • Duration:3.5-5 hours
  • Liberty Island is accessible by ferry
  • Liberty Island tour with a guide
  • The Statue of Liberty Museum is a must-see
  • Ellis Island tour with a guide
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Statue of Liberty Express

Statue of Liberty Express

The best approach to visit the Statue in the quickest way possible
  • Cost:$69 per adult
  • Duration:2-3 hours
  • Liberty Island is accessible by ferry
  • Liberty Island tour with a guide
  • The Statue of Liberty Museum is a must-see

*If you wish to extend your vacation, go to Ellis Island on your own and catch the ferry back to Battery Park whenever you choose.

Itinerary for a statue tour

  • Castle Clinton

    The sandstone fort that serves as both a gathering spot and a national landmark

  • Ferry

    Along the journey, there are some stunning views.

  • Statue of Liberty

    Visit the Statue of Liberty Museum and take a tour of the grounds.

  • Ellis Island

    Included in our full tour or available as an extra stop on your own on our express tour.

Make plans to see the Statue of Liberty.

Meeting point

Steps outside the North Entrance of Castle Clinton in Battery Park

Screenings for security

Required prior to boarding the ferry or visiting the statue

Refund Policy

Up to 24 hours before the start time, you can get a full refund.

Statue tour reviews

Owen was so informative and fun. The best. Our first visit to NYC, and it was such a good choice to do this tour.

Awesome tour
Peter was a very informative tour guide. He informed us he was the 2nd best tour guide in NYC lol. We hope our rating elevates him to Number 1. Tour is highly recommended and definitely worth the money. Museum was wonderful. It was a moving and solemn experience. Don't rush yourselves, allow plenty of time and go early. Awesome day.

— Daniel

Fantastic experience
Great tour with plenty of history - advice - and humour about two such important and visited places. This is the second time we have been but the first time guided and it is WELL worth the money to get the full experience.

— Nate

Worth every penny!! Mark was funny and so knowledgeable. We fully enjoyed the tour. We never waited in the long lines (except to get back on the ferry, the tour was over by then). I was able to find my Grandfather and Great Grandparents at Ellis Island!!!

— Lisa

FAQs about visiting the Statue of Liberty

Is the Ellis Island Immigration Museum included in this tour?

Our quick trip does not include a guided visit to Ellis Island due to time constraints, but you are welcome to visit on your own and your ferry ticket will take you there. Our entire Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour includes a guided visit to Ellis Island. Because guided tours are not permitted within the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration, your guide will advise you on what to search for before you go on your own. Admission to the museum is free.

What is the duration of the tour?

Our express tour’s guided segment lasts roughly 2 hours. After the tour concludes on Liberty Island, you are free to stay as long as you like before returning to Battery Park. Allow roughly 3 hours in total, but add an hour if you want to go to Ellis Island on your own. The entire tour takes about 5 hours, with 4 of those hours spent with your guide.

Is there a lot of walking?

For the most part, we’ll be on our feet, and there are some stairs. There is limited seating on the boat voyage over, and your guide will conduct you on a walking tour of the grounds to point out the various highlights. Please ask for a private tour if mobility is a concern.

Is a guided tour of the Statue of Liberty Museum included?

Inside the Statue of Liberty Museum, the National Park Service prohibits any guiding. Your guide will give you a full overview of the museum so that you may explore it alone and know what to look for.

What is the policy on cancellations and refunds?

We are aware that plans can change. For this tour, we provide a full refund up to 24 hours prior to the start time.

What is the gratuity policy?

Our guides always welcome tips, but they are never expected. They should be provided if you think your guide performed an excellent job and you want to express your gratitude to him or her personally.