Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
Starting at $75 per adult
Private guideA local expert dedicated to your group
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- Experience two of New York’s best attractions with a private guide for just your group.
- Save time with your early reserve-line tickets for the ferry.
- Climb to the Statue of Liberty pedestal, featuring stunning views of the bay.
- Learn about America’s heritage at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration, audio guide included.
- Browse the exhibits at the Statue of Liberty Museum to discover more about this famous sculpture.
- Capture some of the best photos of the New York skyline from the ferry.
- Take advantage of your time with your local guide to get insider tips for the rest of your visit to NYC.
The former American immigration station in Battery Park, where you’ll meet your private tour guide
Statue of Liberty
Including access to the Statue of Liberty pedestal and museum
With a guided tour of the island, including the American Immigrant Wall of Honor
Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Cultural exhibits about the immigrants who passed through here on their journey to America
Plan your trip
This is a private tour for groups of 2-15 people. For groups larger than 15, please contact us for discounted rates.
Tour ending point
The guided portion of this private tour ends at Ellis Island. Stay as long as you like and then take the ferry back.
This private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour is accessible for strollers and wheelchairs.
12:30 p.m. tour
Visiting Ellis Island depends on the ferry schedule for our 12:30 p.m. tour. Ellis Island may not be available for afternoon departures during the high season.
We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours before the start time.
We’ll be on our feet for most of the tour on Liberty and Ellis islands. The ferry and the Statue of Liberty pedestal also have stairs. For this private tour, we can work with your mobility level to make sure you have a great experience.
If you bring food, backpacks, strollers, and other large items, you’ll need to store them in lockers before entering the Statue of Liberty. Lockers typically cost around $0.25. There are security screenings as well before entering the ferry or Statue of Liberty, so don’t bring blades, tools, aerosol, non-folding umbrellas, tripods, lighter fluid, etc.
Yes, but they’re not guided portions of the tour. The National Park Service doesn’t allow guiding inside the Statue of Liberty pedestal, the Statue of Liberty Museum, or the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration, so your guide will prep you for these attractions and then let you explore them on your own.
We understand plans change. We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time. We also offer rescheduling to another date at no extra cost if you’re unable to make this tour. Please keep in mind there are no refunds available if you have already rescheduled your tour.
Our tours run rain or shine, so please check the local forecast to plan. In rare cases when we have to cancel for extreme weather, we’ll offer you the chance to reschedule or give a full refund.
Tips are always appreciated but never expected. They’re a great way to tell your guide they did an awesome job and show your appreciation.
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