Secrets of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Walking Tour

4 hours (Approx.)
Free cancellation
1 - 10
Mobile ticket


The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island have captured the imagination of thousands of visitors to NYC because of their significance as symbols of American freedom and opportunity. Discover the secrets of the origin, design, and construction of these iconic American destinations. Listen to the stories of immigrants who made their way through Ellis Island after a perilous and uncertain journey. Enjoy gorgeous and panoramic views of the Statue of Liberty and New York harbor before getting off at Liberty Island. Once on Liberty Island, enjoy outstanding views of NYC. Then, conclude your tour at Ellis Island.


  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Statue of Liberty
  • Entry/Admission - Ellis Island

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Castle Clinton National Monument, 26 Wall St Battery Park, New York City, NY 10005-1996

For more than 200 years, The Battery has been an invaluable part of New York City’s history. Decades before Ellis Island was built or the Statue of Liberty gazed down at incoming boats, millions of newcomers arrived at The Battery from Europe and elsewhere.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10004

[Pedestal visit is not included]
Its most notable feature is the Statue of Liberty, a large statue by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi that was dedicated in 1886.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ellis Island, New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017

Ellis Island was the busiest immigrant inspection and processing station in the United States. After welcoming more than 12 million immigrants to our shores, Ellis Island is now a poetic symbol of the American Dream.

Duration: 1 hour

Time of tour

08:30 AM

Meeting point

Castle Clinton National Monument, New York, NY 10004, USA

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers


  • Gratuities

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
February 2022

It was a very good tour. Tour guide was organized and knowledgeable. He kept us on track. It was an extremely cold day , but very clear. Photos were awesome. I only gave you a four star because the first guide who collected the tickets was so quiet, kind of left us unnecessarily in the cold.

January 2022

The tour guide (Katherine) was excellent, brought the tour to life with the way she took us through the history of the Statue of liberty and how it made its way to New York. Really was informative with her knowledge and images on her tablet. Then over to Ellis Island and again her knowledge about...

December 2021

Even if it was very very cold the experience was nice! I took part to the tour with Rory, that explained us a lot of interesting things about the statue and the islands.

July 2021

Great tour with a absolutely amazing guide. Katelin perform so interesting. Thank you inside out tours for such a great time 👍👍👍

July 2021

Fantastic, our guide she is a Lady really special with information about all. She is sweet, educated is the best guide. The name is ketty with K Nuestra guia la mejor de todas conun dominio absoluto de la historia.

March 2020

Kaherine, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and made the tour very exciting and interesting. She took us on a awesome journey about the history of the Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island and Ellis Island. She pointed out excellent spots for photos and was very warm and welcoming to everybody w...

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