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Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island & 9/11 Tour with priority One World Observatory Tickets

350 reviews

9 hours

Max 20

Why take this tour?


  • Take an early ferry to the Statue of Liberty for an engaging tour with an expert local
  • Pause on Ellis Island, explore their immigration station and museum, walk the "Stairs of Separation"
  • Visit key sites at the 9/11 Memorial including the reflecting pools, the Survivor Tree, and the FDNY Memorial Wall
  • Walk into the Oculus, where every ounch of light and space are in honor of those affected by 9/11
  • Enjoy One World Observatory as the sun begins to set over the Big Apple with pre-reserved tickets
  • Get to know your local guide, whose perspectives and education highlight New York City at its best

Covid 19 Guidelines

At Walks we take your health and the health of our community seriously. We would like to remind you that this country is updating its COVID regulations. Please visit here to find and follow local regulations.

  • Walks has been certified by SanseeShield.com an award distributed to businesses with a proven dedication to excellence in safety
  • Due to Covid-19, your tour may be amended to ensure safety and wellbeing

Enjoy an impeccibly planned day in New York City from start to finish

  • Sites Visited
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Battery Park
  • Ellis Island
  • Castle Clinton National Monument
  • St. Peter’s Church and Tribute Cross
  • St. Paul’s Chapel and Cemetery
  • Oculus
  • FDNY Memorial Wall and Ten House
  • Anne Frank Tree
  • St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine
  • The Reflection Pools
  • The Survivor Tree
  • One World Observatory
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Pre-reserved ticket to Statue of Liberty Island (includes Statue grounds access)
  • Pre-reserved ticket to Ellis Island (includes Ellis Island museum)
  • Pre-reserved ticket to One World Observatory
No matter what angle you view the statue from, it's an impressive sightSmall groups mean more access to your guideTwo of America's greatest monuments, the Statue of Liberty and the One World Trade CenterThe views from the Statue of Liberty are fantasticOur guide goes the extra distance to get that perfect Statue of Liberty photo for guestsSee the face of Lady Liberty up close at the (special access) Statue MuseumEllis Island Immigration Center isn't just fascinating - it's beautiful tooLearn the fascinating history behind Ellis Island Immigration CenterHear the stories of Ellis Island Immigration Center from your local guideOne of the memorial plaques listing the names of people killed in the 9/11 attacksThe Reflecting Pools at the 911 Memorial were built in the footsteps of the World Trade CenterThe Eleven Tears Memorial in the AMEX BuildingHearing stories from our local guideThe FDNY Memorial Wall at the 9/11 MemorialThe One World Trade CenterThe Memorial Altar in St. Paul's ChapelTributes in St Paul's ChapelBadges from fire departments worldwide, left as a tribute in St Paul's ChapelMessages to the response team of 911A local guide brings stories to life on our 911 tourThe OcculusThe Reflecting Pools, built in the footprint of the Twin Towers

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Latest Reviews

Our tour guide was a young lady from Australia and amazing.

Outstanding guide. His explanations were informative and enterting. My whole family ages 13 to 72 loved the experience.


Does this tour include access to the Statue Crown?
No. Unfortunately, tickets for the Statue of Liberty Crown are extremely limited, at only 365 per day, and sell out months in advance. Walks does not provide any tours that include the Statue of Liberty Crown.
Do you ever cancel your tours of the Statue of Liberty due to weather conditions?
Our Statue of Liberty tours run rain or shine. One exception is if the Coastguard ceases water traffic (which includes the ferry to the Statue of Liberty) due to inclement weather.
What can I expect at the security checkpoint for my Statue of Liberty tour?
All guests must pass through airport-style security to go to the Statue of Liberty. Certain items are not permitted including any weapons, scissors, pocket knives, any sharp item, or tools. Large items such as suitcases and backpacks are not allowed. Food and drink are not permitted except water in a clear container. For a complete list of items, please visit [here](https://www.nps.gov/stli/planyourvisit/safety.htm).
Are the hospitals on Ellis Island included on this tour?
No, The old hospitals are not open to the public and have to be booked specially if you want to visit them.
I have mobility issues/use a wheelchair, can I take the Statue of Liberty tour?
Yes! However please note that if your tour includes the Statue Pedestal (which has elevator access) the only part you will NOT be able to visit is a small platform at the very top of the Statue Pedestal.
How long will it take me to visit One World Observatory?
Your pre-reserved observatory entrance is at 5pm sharp. The average length of visits is about 1 hour.
What can I (and can I not) bring into One World Observatory?
You will need to pass through airport-style security to enter One World Observatory, and unavoidable lines can build up as people pass through security. Items forbidden from One World Observatory include: - Weapons of any kind - Large backpacks or bags (the only bags allowed inside must be within the range of 25 inches high, 17 inches wide & 9 inches deep) - Food, beverages or alcohol - Double-wide strollers - Professional camera or video equipment including tripods For an up-to-date list of prohibited items, visit https://oneworldobservatory.com/content/uploads/2015/03/OWO-Prohibited-Items.pdf
Does this tour include the 9/11 Museum?
No. This tour includes pre-reserved tickets for One World Observatory only. To visit the 9/11 Museum please see our 9/11 Memorial & Museum tour.

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