Take a ferry to Liberty Island and enjoy early morning privileged access to the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, getting you closer to the statue than most visitors ever are. You will return to your ferry for a short cruise to Ellis Island. Get acquainted with its compelling history and visit the island’s museum and the Stairs of Separation.
The next leg of the tour will give you a personal insight into the events and the effects of the tragic day of September 11, 2001. Visit the 9/11 Memorial, one of New York’s most-visited sites in 2015. Explore a more personal side of the tragedy as you visit the St Paul’s Chapel and witness the American Express Eleven Tears Memorial, the evocative Reflection Pools and the fascinating Survivor Tree. The tour also includes an admission ticket to the 9/11 Museum where you can spend your own time going through the exclusive artefacts and multimedia displays.
This tour is led by expert local guides who will share fascinating stories and information about New York’s most iconic landmarks.
About the Supplier: Walks offers exclusive small group tours across 13 locations and special access to some of the world’s most iconic landmarks and attractions as well as unique cultural experiences.
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
New York City tourist sites are among the most popular in the world. Skip the Line Access and careful planning limit our crowd exposure, but please be aware that some locations may be unavoidably busy during standard hours.
So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early.
This tour does not include a visit to the Statue of Liberty's Crown, due to security measures by the National Park Services who manage the Statue of Liberty.
Tour participants must be able to climb and descend 215 stairs from the Statue lobby to the top of the pedestal.
Please note that guests will need to pass through airport-style security to enter the Statue of Liberty & 9/11 Memorial Museum.