Visit the 3 top downtown NYC attractions (Statue of Liberty w/ Monument Access, 9/11 Memorial and Wall Street) with this special access ticket and tour. Save time and see more. In partnership with Statue Cruises, our certified, highly rated guide will narrate Wall Street and the 9/11 Memorial providing additional depth and a memorable experience.
Tour of includes all the following!
The guided part of the tour is 2 hours. Your guide will direct you to the Reserve Line for the ferry. At that point, you will be on your own to explore Liberty and Ellis Island at your own pace.
You will be on your feet the whole day. There is approximately 2 miles of walking in the first portion of the guided tour. Subsequently you can spend as much time on Liberty and Ellis Island.
The tour cannot accommodate a visit to the 9/11 Museum or the Crown during the tour. You will visit the 9/11 Memorial and WTC site where your tour guides share the history and stories of the site.
It is important to arrive at the tour starting location at least 10-15 minutes prior to the start time, as we do start the tour promptly. It would be unfair for the others if we need to wait for those that are late. We cannot guarantee you’ll be able to find your tour group if you are late.
We only cancel the tour during extreme weather conditions. Otherwise the tour goes on. Please do check the weather report and be prepared for the weather.
You can cancel a tour up to 48 hours prior to your tour date without penalty and receive a full refund. Also prior to 48 hours of your tour date, you can reschedule your tour without penalty. Tour spots are limited.
Tips are always appreciated by our guides, but never expected. They should be given if you believe your guide did an outstanding job, and further, if you as an individual want to demonstrate your appreciation to the guide for that job well done.
Yes, this tour is included with your New York Pass. You’ll need to make a reservation with your credit card. No charges will apply IF you show up with a valid New York Pass. You can cancel 48 hours prior to your tour without penalty. You can always reschedule your tour. This allows us to better manage our group size and make the tour experience better for you.
to Wall Street station
to Broad Street station
By Car: Click here to view a map of nearby paid parking spaces. Not recommended due to unpredictable traffic which may cause you to miss the tour.
Tour Bus Loading/ Unloading and Parking: Click here for a list of DOT’s authorized bus layover locations.
Tour Ends: at Castle Clinton, at which point the guide directs you to the ferry to the Statue of Liberty.
You will meet your guide in the Financial District to learn about the history of NYC, the early Dutch settlement and how it transformed to the financial capital it is today. As you walk along Wall Street, you’ll see the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Reserve Bank and other financial and historical institutions.
Next stop is the 9/11 National Memorial where you’ll see the enormous reflecting pools, the largest man-made fountains. You’ll hear stories of the events, tragedy and heroism of that day. The guide will take you directly to the Reserve ticket line where you will get early Reserve line access to the ferry that will take you to Liberty Island. Before sending on your way to Liberty Island, our guide will tell you the key things to check out on Liberty and Ellis Island as well as share the amazing stories of American immigration and the story behind the Statue of Liberty. It is a better experience to explore Liberty and Ellis Island at your own pace after we have given you the history and the key sites to check out. You decide where you’d like to spend more time – whether it is to learn the history and construction of the Statue, admire the views of NYC or look for your ancestors’ names on Ellis Island.
"[The guide] has a great knowledge and visible excitement for what she's sharing"
As you sail to the island you’ll see the amazing NYC skyline. Get those cameras ready for amazing views of Lady Liberty and NYC. Once on Liberty Island, there are handheld audio guide (available in 9 different languages) you can use while exploring the islands and museums.
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