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  • NYC: Statue of Liberty 45-Minute Cruise Skip-the-Box-Office

    1. NYC: Statue of Liberty 45-Minute Cruise Skip-the-Box-Office

    Departing from Downtown Manhattan in Battery Park, this 45-minute express is the fastest way to get up close and personal with the Statue of Liberty. The best views are definitely from the water and you'll enjoy the insights of your fun, onboard tour guide with live narration. Begin your cruise experience at Battery Park's Slip 6. Get your souvenir photo with Lady Liberty in the background while you wait.  Board the vessel, sit back, and set sail on your round-trip sightseeing cruise. Bask in the panoramic view of downtown New York's celebrated towers, memorials, and Landmarks while you relax on board the state-of-the-art boat.  Cruise right over to see the Statue of Liberty, one of the most iconic symbols in the world. On your way to Lady Liberty, you’ll sail past and learn about Ellis Island, once home to the United States’ busiest immigration station, where approximately 12 million...

    Damian was very knowledgeable and friendly, the captain was great. It was perfect amount of time to see Lady Liberty and take the perfect photos! Highly recommend!

  • New York: Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Sunset Cruise

    2. New York: Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Sunset Cruise

    Take a 60-minute cruise to enjoy views of famous landmarks on the Manhattan skyline during a New York City sunset. Depart from Pier 36 right under the Brooklyn Bridge and travel toward South Street Seaport and Battery Park. Watch the sunset behind the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Get up close to within 100-feet of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island for the most incredible photos opportunities as the sunsets. Admire views of One World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, Battery Park, and more. While aboard, make the most of the full cash bar with snacks and drinks available to purchase.

    I have family and friends coming from florida and this is a good idea to show them to see NYC. thank you. it was 7 of us

  • Early Access 911 Memorial Pools & Lady Liberty 60 Min Cruise

    3. Early Access 911 Memorial Pools & Lady Liberty 60 Min Cruise

    Meet your guide for a truly unforgettable experience in New York City, and immerse yourself in the culture of the "Big Apple" through the eyes of a local. Build an understanding about the origins and history of the complex city, and learn about the horrific events of September 11, 2001. Pass the Federal Hall National Memorial, built as the US Customer House on the site where George Washington was inaugurated. Stop at the New York Stock Exchange for a memorable photo opportunity, and then continue to Battery Park, originally built as a fort before it became an aquarium and eventually fell under the agency of the National Park Service. Pay tribute to the thousands of citizens and first responders who lost their lives on that fateful day in 2001 at the 9/11 Memorial. Gain an insight into the events from your guide's commentary, provided before the crowds arrive later in the day. Then, Cl...

  • New York: Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour in Spanish

    4. New York: Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour in Spanish

    Meet your Spanish-speaking tour guide across the street from Battery Park to begin your tour exploring the history of the park and the Statue of Liberty. Learn how millions of Americans immigrated through Ellis Island. Board the Statue of Liberty Ferry with priority fast track access and set sail for Liberty Island. Your expert guide will take you around the grounds of Liberty Island. Admire incredible views of the New York City skyline. Learn about the architecture and construction of the Statue of Liberty at the state-of-the-art Statue of Liberty Pedestal Museum.  Choose between the express self-guided tour or the fully escorted tour. The express self-guided option includes an audio device as well as a 30-minute guided portion with your expert guide. During the fully escorted tour, your expert guide will show you around the grounds for the entire duration of the tour. Tour the gr...

  • NYC: Sightseeing Holiday Cruise with Drink

    5. NYC: Sightseeing Holiday Cruise with Drink

    Gather your family or close friends and get ready for a festive daytime sightseeing cruise. Departing from Chelsea Piers, step aboard a classical 1920s-style yacht, all decked out in elegant holiday decor.  See all the major Lower Manhattan sights from the water. Marvel at the sweeping skyline from inside the heated, glassed-in observatory, or venture to the open deck for pictures and unobstructed views. Enjoy light narration by the captain and some holiday music from the sound system. Sit back and relax with a drink at your private table. Spectacular homemade hot cocoa and snacks will be available for purchase. Capacity limitations will follow the New York State guidelines. You will be assigned private tables separated by plexiglass panes, and air will circulate through an advanced filtration system.

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What people are saying about Liberty Island

We loved our 45 min tour. Our tour guide Damien was amazing. He was very informative and really wanted us to have a great experience. Well we definitely did! This was our first trip to NY and we will definitely be going back. You can tell he loves what he does.

It was beautiful, fun, safe, and fascinating. The members of the cruiser were super friendly! I brought my parents to walk and meet and they were fascinated and delighted!

Damian was very knowledgeable and friendly, the captain was great. It was perfect amount of time to see Lady Liberty and take the perfect photos! Highly recommend!

I have family and friends coming from florida and this is a good idea to show them to see NYC. thank you. it was 7 of us

The staff was amazing! Drinks were good and strong! The cruise was awesome! It was a great end to a tourist's vacation!!