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Statue of Liberty with Pedestal and Reserve Access: Small-Group Afternoon Tour provided by ExperienceFirst

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Statue of Liberty with Pedestal and Reserve Access: Small-Group Afternoon Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Please note that under World Travel & Tourism Guidelines, all guests must pass a Health Check before their tour start (which will ask if you have traveled from or through a COVID hotspot).
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Updated 06/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The Statue of Liberty is among the most popular attractions in New York City, and it's no surprise, since Lady Liberty is a long-standing symbol of American freedom. Don't miss a visit to this Big Apple landmark on this afternoon tour, complete with a guide to lead the way on Liberty Island. Highlights include a visit to the pedestal and New Museum, round-trip ferry travel from Battery Park, and fantastic views of the New York City waterfront—all included.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Castle Clinton National Monument
    Battery Park - Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004, USA
    Please meet your guide on the steps outside of Castle Clinton's North Entrance (the far side from the water). The tour guide will be there 15 minutes before the tour starts and will be carrying an orange flag.
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    Castle Clinton National Monument
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    New York Harbor
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Statue of Liberty
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Liberty Island
    Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004, USA
    Tour will end on Liberty Island. Guests can choose to explore more or head back on the next ferry.
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Highlights
  • Visit the Statue of Liberty on this afternoon guided tour, in New York City
  • Enjoy unparalleled skyline views on your ferry ride through New York Harbor
  • Get a great value, with ferry travel, museum, and pedestal entry included
  • Meet-up at Castle Clinton, a centrally-located historic fort in Battery Park
Important Information
Departure Point
Castle Clinton National Monument, Battery Park - Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004, USA
Inclusions
  • Professional and entertaining guide
  • Access to Liberty Island and Ellis Island (time permitting)
  • Ferry tickets to and from Liberty Island
  • Access to Pedestal and New Museum at Liberty Island
  • Entry/Admission - New York Harbor
  • Entry/Admission - Statue of Liberty
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Guided tour of Ellis Island
  • Locker Fee on Liberty Island - $0.25
  • Crown access at the Statue of Liberty
  • Face mask available for a $1 fee.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Security screenings will take place prior to entering the ferry and pedestal at the statue. The Statue of Liberty is managed by the United States Park Police and visitors to the park are required to undergo airport-style security screenings. All persons and property are subject to search.
  • Prohibited items: any weapons (self-defense or otherwise), locking blades, tools of any kind, large non-folding umbrellas, tripods, laptops, tablet keyboards, luggage, coolers, drones, basketballs, sewing kits, lighter fluid, and anything propelled by aerosol.
  • Backpacks, strollers, large items, & food and beverages must be checked into lockers on Liberty Island prior to entering the statue pedestal. These lockers are available for $0.25 per locker. This fee is NOT included in the tour price.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early as the tour starts on time. You will not be able to catch up to the tour if late
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Important: Wait times at the ferry and security lines during the afternoon are much longer. There is a possibility of missing Ellis Island due to timing and boat schedule in the afternoon.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Oliviatwinkletoes wrote a review Mar 2020
14 contributions5 helpful votes
Firstly what an amazing tour Secondly what a wonderful guide!!! Mike was fantastic and this tour was well beyond our expectations Mike was flexible, friendly, loyal and so knowledgeable It’s obvious he loves him job and is passionate about sharing this knowledge with the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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dana m. wrote a review Mar 2020
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My husband and 2 kids went on a tour with Steven and had the BEST time with him! He's very organized, informative, fun, energetic and kind. We learned a lot from Steven about the history of Ellis Island, and of Statue of Liberty. I'd love to go again when it's not so cold, but
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Angie Hall wrote a review Mar 2020
Alabama7 contributions
Mike Turner did an absolutely amazing job with our tour group. He was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining! Definitely recommend booking a tour guide for this experience.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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DoxyandTravelLover wrote a review Mar 2020
Salem, Oregon81 contributions48 helpful votes
It was a cold, windy day but the only one we had to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Luckily, our guide was Remy. He had such a great sense of humor, was kind and knowledgeable. He gave us all great directions, recommendations on how to best tour each spot, where
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Akhorah wrote a review Mar 2020
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Tony Di Sante did an amazing Job, we had an amazing time and he is passionate about his job time. Our trip was 01 March 2020, May God bless him!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Jen was GREAT!
We had so much fun! Although a long day of walking Jen made it fun and was very knowledgeable! We definitely recomm
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Fabulous tour with Jen
Fabulous way to see New York! Our guide Jen was wonderful! She shared a wealth of knowledge and made the tour so
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Liz Days was an excellent tour guide with tons of rich historical information she shared with my group today. She's one
Liz Days was an excellent tour guide with tons of rich historical information she shared with my group today. She's
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Simply amazing!
Jenn Andres was our tour guide. She was just great! We were on a sisters trip visiting NYC for the first time. Book
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lady Liberty protects NY
Protecting NY rom the Pandemic is more human than statuary. However, it was a symbol of freedom for many lives ar
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Awesome tour and guide! Perfect day tour.
Jenn gave my daughter and I a great tour today! We were a small group and saw so much. I would recommend this trip
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Best tour of NYC
Jenn Andres gave us the most amazing personal tour that truly showed the highlight of NYC that my hubby and I have
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Very good tour
Chris is an excellent guide, we really recommend him. It’s a very good tour, we really enjoy it. Chris is an excell
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Wonderful!
The tour was a gift to our son for his birthday who is getting into Broadway shows. Chris was very knowledgeable an
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Awesome!
Excellent tour! The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and did a great job! I will definitely recommend this to
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Must do tour with Jenn/ Experience 1
Your visit to NYC won’t to be complete without this tour with Experience 1. My college daughter and I did it While
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jeremiahn97
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Statue of Liberty AND MORE
Nicola was a wonderful tour guide and consistently provided insight on not only the Statue of Liberty grounds, but
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JulieMonteiroL
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Real professionalism !
We unfortunately were obliged to cancel our private tour at the Eiffel Tower. I can tell that after-sales service,
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An A++ tour, even in a pandemic!😃
What a fantastic tour with a GREAT guide! Gabby was wonderful and even during a pandemic with masks and distancing
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Awesome time!!
Rémi was our guide to visit the Eiffel Tower, and it was an absolute pleasure getting to know this beautiful buildi
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