Discover the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island hassle-free – we’ll pick you up at your hotel and take you right to the ferry. Among your stops? The iconic Lady Liberty herself, the dynamic Statue of Liberty Museum and a fascinating Hard Hat Tour of the Ellis Island Hospital Complex which was abandoned in 1954! Along the way your expert guide will share their incredible history, connecting you with the stories of immigrants who shaped America.

Tour Itinerary & Highlights

Note: These are suggested itineraries – we can customize based on your preferences.

  • Seamless Start: Kick off your day with a smooth ride from your Manhattan hotel to Battery Park, where your personal guide will navigate you through check-in and security for your ferry trip.
  • First Stop – Liberty Island: Explore the grounds – with pedestal access (based on availability) – and visit the Statue of Liberty Museum.
  • Next Stop – Ellis Island: Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the unrestored Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital Complex – a must for those who love abandoned sites!
  • Humble Beginnings: You’ll also have time to explore the National Immigration Museum and perhaps search for your family name on the American Immigrant Wall of Honor.
  • Smooth Return: Your guide accompanies you back to Battery Park for a private vehicle ride back to your hotel.

More Information:

  • The duration of the tour is six (6) hours.
  • This tour is offered all year round, seven (7) days a week.
  • Must be age 13 or older. 
  • You can customize the starting location of the tour to fit your schedule.
  • All stops, timing and inclusions of the tour are dependent on traffic and weather conditions.
  • Want to see something specific? We love to personalize our tours to suit your specific interests and passions!

*Gratuity for the tour guide is not included.