Private Tour of the
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island NYC

Take a journey of a lifetime on a private tour through the symbolic and iconic gateway to freedom and the American dream exploring the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.  Your journey begins in beautifully landscaped Battery Park along Manhattan’s waterfront rich with monuments of extraordinary people and memorials commemorating pivotal moments in history.   Visit Castle Clinton, a National Monument, once a fort that has been home to many incarnations as a center for the arts, science and culture.

Take in the breathtaking views across the Hudson River of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, standing as silent sentinels to America’s past and promise.  Then board the Statue Cruises ferry and set sail to Liberty Island, where Lady Liberty stands tall as a beacon of hope and opportunity.  Explore the island and be steeped in stories that shine light on her grace and symbolism. Take your time to explore the grounds, capturing stunning photos and basking in her awe-inspiring presence.

Next, you’ll venture to Ellis Island, the gateway to the American dream, where millions of immigrants first stepped foot on a path to a better life. Walk in their footsteps as you explore historic halls and exhibits, hearing stories of courage, resilience, and hope. Stand in awe at the Great Hall, where countless dreams were realized, and destinies forever changed. From Battery Park to Ellis Island, let this immersive journey be a testament to the enduring spirit of freedom and opportunity that defines the American experience. Capture amazing photos throughout your inspiring journey of this unforgettable experience.

Explore iconic National Monuments

Get enlightened at the Statue of Liberty

Experience history at Ellis Island


Tour Highlights

Start your adventure in beautiful Battery Park enriched with monuments and memorials.

Explore the fascinating history of Castle Clinton National Monument.

Get breathtaking views on a ferry ride through New York Harbor across the Hudson.

Immerse yourself in the magnificence of the symbolic Statue of Liberty.

Explore Ellis Island where millions came in search of freedom and opportunity.

Capture incredible photos throughout your journey.

Tour Details

Tour Type

Private professionally guided city walking tour


3 hours


$449.00 USD for up to 6 participants

$45.00 USD each additional participant

What's Included

  • Private Personalized Tour
  • Expert Licensed Guide
  • Customizable Experience
  • Ferry Advance Reservations Only

* Pedestal and crown access subject to availability at time of booking


+  Hotel Pickup  additional fee may apply

+  Extended Duration hourly rate will apply

* advance notice required for optional add-ons

Not Included

–   Ferry Fee purchased on site at time of tour

–  Gratuities optional but appreciated

Meeting Point

Castle Clinton National Monument
in Battery Park by the entrance

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Please note...


We want you to have a great experience and will do our best to accommodate you. Even with the best intentions we understand that sometimes things happen. We ask kindly that you please take a moment to review our policies:

  • Safety – We follow all of the most current federal, state and local guidelines and follow best practices to ensure the safety of all. Our tours take place outdoors unless otherwise noted. Masks and social distancing are recommended and may be required to enter indoor facilities when applicable. We make every effort to avoid high traffic areas to make for a more comfortable experience.
  • Weather – all tours are conducted on a year round basis, rain or shine. If inclement weather is expected or there is a severe weather advisory warning in effect around the time of the tour, we will contact you to discuss all options including or rescheduling the tour to another day or provide a refund.
  • Schedule – tours start promptly at the designated meeting location for your chosen tour. We recommend you plan to arrive a few minutes early. If you anticipate a delay in arrival please call us at (646) 320-1277.
  • Exchanges and Refunds – if for any reason you cannot make your scheduled tour we will be happy to reschedule your tour for another day. If you must cancel your tour we will provide a full refund of your tour at your request with a minimum of 48 hours notice.
  • Reservations – you can reserve a tour by phone, e-mail, or securely online. Advance reservations are recommended for all tours. Scheduled tours start promptly at the designated meeting location for your chosen tour. We recommend you plan to arrive a few minutes early.
  • Dress – for the most enjoyable experience we suggest dressing appropriately for the weather and wearing comfortable walking shoes.
  • Photos – bring a fully charged phone or camera! Your guide is happy to take photos for you at your request.
  • Accessibility – our tours take place on level terrain and are stroller and wheelchair friendly. Please notify your guide if any participants might require special accommodation or accessibility during the tour.
  • Transportation – we know that the best way to experience New York City is on foot. Our tours are walking tours that go at a comfortable leisurely pace. We can provide private transportation or assist with public transportation for an additional fee upon request.

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