Take one of the first ferries to Ellis Island to beat the crowds and see the Statue of Liberty in the clear morning light. HIGHLIGHTS:
* Priority ferry boarding
* Expert guide on hand for a full experience
* Special pedestal access to the Statue of Liberty
Get the full experience with our special access tour. Join your expert guide to learn more about these iconic sites and enjoy an in-depth, hassle-free tour that beats the crowds.
After meeting your guide, we board one of the first ferries over to Ellis Island. Enjoy a full Statue of Liberty tour including special pedestal access, getting your closer to Lady Liberty than other visitors. Visit Ellis Island Immigration Center and Museum to learn about its uplifting and sometimes heart breaking past. Then feel free to explore the island at your leisure after the tour has finished. With priority boarding one of the first ferries of the day, you can make every moment you have in New York count. Take one of the first ferries to Ellis Island to beat the crowds and see the Statue of Liberty in the clear morning light. Get the full experience with our special access tour. Join your expert guide to learn more about these iconic sites and enjoy an in-depth, hassle-free tour that beats the crowds. Meeting/pick-up point: Front Entrance of Pier A Harbor Huse, 22 Battery Place, In Battery Park, to the right of statue of Liberty ferry and Castle Clinton.
Duration: Approximately 4 hours.
Start/opening time: April 1st through May 31st at 9am, June 1st through September 30th at 8:30am and October 1st through October 31st at 9am.
Others: This tour does not include a visit to the Statue of Liberty's Crown, due to security measures in place by the National Park Services who manage the Statue of Liberty. Tour participants must be able to climb and descend 215 stairs from the Statue lobby to the top of the pedestal (there is an elevator, but it is for emergency only or special circumstances, such as a guest with disability and can only fit 6 people at a time). Please note that guests will need to pass through airport style security to enter the Statue of Liberty. Certain items are not permitted in the Statue of Liberty and such items will be confiscated and will not be returned. The ferry does not operate during heavy rain or other adverse weather conditions; when this occurs, an alternative option is provided.