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As the gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the United States, New York City’s Ellis Island was America’s busiest immigrant inspection station for more than 60 years. Today, the island’s restored main building houses the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, which honors the US’s immigrant heritage, chronicles the island’s role in immigration history, and gives voice to the immigrants themselves.

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New York City Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan
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New York City Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

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Admire a perspective on New York City that many visitors miss during this sunset cruise. Sail down the Hudson River aboard a 1920s replica yacht, and enjoy a drink of your choice. Accompanied by your captain’s light narration, you can take in Ellis Island and Lady Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and Battery Park, and watch as the sun sets over the Manhattan skyline. Both indoor and outdoor observation areas are available.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$78.00
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$78.00
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New York Premier Lunch Cruise

New York Premier Lunch Cruise

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Forget trying to snag a reservation at New York's hot restaurant du jour. Don't wait in line at a popular eatery, either. Instead, indulge in a delicious lunch during this 2-hour cruise on an all-glass boat around New York City that offers you an up-close look at the Statue of Liberty. As a live pianist plays relaxing music for you, take in the immense view of one of the world's great cities and enjoy a delicious pre-set lunch by the on-board executive chef.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.63
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$95.63
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New York Sunset Schooner Cruise on the Hudson River
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New York Sunset Schooner Cruise on the Hudson River

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Experience the magical sunset over New York City from the water on this evening cruise. Set sail along the Hudson River on a traditional 2-masted sailboat, the Schooner Adirondack, and admire views of landmarks such as the One World Trade Center, Battery Park, and the Statue of Liberty from the water. While on-board, enjoy an included drinks on deck.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.00
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$86.00
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Champagne Brunch Sail in New York City

Champagne Brunch Sail in New York City

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Savor the traditional New York City brunch with a serious twist on this Big Apple champagne sailing cruise. Tuck into a full buffet, complete with coffee, tea and Prosecco. Enjoy homemade muffins, breads and bagels, plus meats, cheese and more. Relax on board as you make your way through the placid waters surrounding the city and take in epic skylines as you enjoy brunch. This cruise is capped at 40 people, which ensures there's plenty of room on deck. Beer, wine, cocktails and soft drinks are available for purchase.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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$109.00
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Around Manhattan Brunch Cruise

Around Manhattan Brunch Cruise

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Do brunch in style during this leisurely cruise around the island of Manhattan with a 4-course brunch included. Go back in time as you board the 1920s-style yacht with teak floors and open-air decks and raise a glass to brunch in the Big Apple. Choose from pastries, classic brunch dishes, fruit and more at the buffet. Enjoy the everchanging skyline views as you sail around the entire island.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
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$158.80
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New York City Shearwater Daytime Statue Sail
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New York City Shearwater Daytime Statue Sail

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See some of New York’s top attractions away from the mobs of people on land during this daytime Statue of Liberty sail aboard a historical sailing ship. Cruise around New York Harbor, and enjoy views of the Manhattan skyline, plus landmarks like One World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Private VIP New York City Skyline Helicopter Tour and Luxury Stretch Limo

Private VIP New York City Skyline Helicopter Tour and Luxury Stretch Limo

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Experience New York City like never before in your own private limo and helicopter. Choose between an afternoon flight and an evening flight, then see the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Central Park from the air. This scenic helicopter tour takes off from Linden Municipal Airport in New Jersey, and accommodates your private group of up to six people. Your limo will pick you up from your Manhattan hotel and be waiting on you when your flight returns to transport you back to your hotel in Manhattan.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,770.67
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New York Day Sail to the Statue of Liberty on America 2.0
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New York Day Sail to the Statue of Liberty on America 2.0

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Enjoy magnificent views of the Statue of Liberty from the water on this 2-hour cruise. Set sail around New York Harbor on a traditional masted sailboat, the America 2.0, and admire views of Lower Manhattan, New Jersey, and Ellis Island from the water. While on-board, enjoy included drink on deck.
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  • 2 hours
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$68.00
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$68.00
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New York City Sunset Sail to the Statue of Liberty

New York City Sunset Sail to the Statue of Liberty

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Enjoy a more romantic cruise with views of New York City landmarks on this sunset sail, on a classic schooner. Bring your favorite person and hop aboard the sailboat for your adventure, where you can admire the views of NYC's skyline, and the buildings of Lower Manhattan. Sail onward toward Ellis Island and Lady Liberty, sip included champagne or cocktail, and take in the views of sunset light cast across the city.
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  • 2 hours
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$86.00
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Full-Day New York City by Bus Tour

Full-Day New York City by Bus Tour

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Make the most of your time in New York City on a tour that takes you to an array of city landmarks from Central Park to the Statue of Liberty. While traffic, crowds, and an overwhelming number of options can make it hard to squeeze all these sights into one day, a guided tour makes it easy. See it all without worrying about transportation, logistics, or deciding where to go next.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.99
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New York City Tour with Driver-Guide and Separate Guide Option

New York City Tour with Driver-Guide and Separate Guide Option

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Explore New York City at your own pace on a private tour that lets you customize your itinerary. Your personal guide helps you to craft your dream journey around NYC, making this trip a rewarding adventure for everyone from first-time visitors to NYC regulars. Plus, while many tours have one driver/guide, on this trip you can choose a separate guide and driver so you can ensure your guide’s full attention.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$849.00
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New York City Lights and Skyline Cruise on Yacht
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New York City Lights and Skyline Cruise on Yacht

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For an unobstructed view of New York City's glittering skyline, set sail on this evening cruise around New York Harbor. Travel on-board a 1920s-style yacht with both indoor and outdoor seating areas, and sip a beverage of your choice (additional drinks own expense) as you admire views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and Brooklyn Bridge.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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$78.00
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New York City Sailboat Day Cruise to the Statue of Liberty

New York City Sailboat Day Cruise to the Statue of Liberty

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By far the best way to admire New York City’s iconic skyline is from the water. With this day cruise along the Hudson River, you can take in the most recognized cityscape in the world while relaxing on board the elegant Adirondack schooner. Sip complimentary wine, beer, and Champagne while looking out over iconic sights like the Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, and Battery Park.
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  • 2 hours
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$68.00
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New York Harbor Live Jazz Sail aboard Clipper City

New York Harbor Live Jazz Sail aboard Clipper City

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Get a glimpse of New York City from a different perspective: from a boat sailing around New York Harbor. This tour of the waters around New York features incredible views of the Manhattan skyline and live music from a jazz quintet. Bring some food to eat while sailing around and sip cocktails from the cash bar.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.00
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9/11 Memorial at World Trade Center and Financial District Walking Tour

9/11 Memorial at World Trade Center and Financial District Walking Tour

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On a walking tour through Lower Manhattan, gain insight into the area of New York most affected by 9/11. In addition to navigating for you, your guide ensures you hear little-known facts and anecdotes and see landmarks that visitors often miss, including Trinity Church and the FDNY Memorial Wall. The tour leaves you with time to pay respects and explore the 9/11 Memorial at your own pace.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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New York City Sightseeing Cruise from North Cove

New York City Sightseeing Cruise from North Cove

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Set sail around Manhattan in a bespoke, 1920s inspired yacht during this boutique boat cruise that. Take your spot on the inviting, wood interior and float past the iconic sights of Lower Manhattan before sailing on to the Statue of Liberty. Compare the skylines of Brooklyn and Queens while sipping a drink from the onboard luxury bar.  
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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NOW OPEN: Cruise around Statue of Liberty & Manhattan Skyline Pier 36

NOW OPEN: Cruise around Statue of Liberty & Manhattan Skyline Pier 36

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Even travelers with limited time can enjoy some of the best views in NYC with this quick Big Apple sightseeing cruise. Meet up at Pier 36 to set sail in the East River, where you can expect standout skyline views from the ship's deck. Relax and enjoy views of top area sights—like the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges—and make your way to see the iconic Statue of Liberty.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Manhattan Helicopter Tour from Westchester (Shared)

Manhattan Helicopter Tour from Westchester (Shared)

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Soar high above New York City and the beautiful Hudson Valley on this guided helicopter tour. Beginning at the Westchester County Airport in White Plains choose from a three- or five-passenger helicopter. See Tarrytown Castle, the Tappan Zee Bridge, the Hudson River Palisades, Central Park and Yankee Stadium. Select from a 30- or 45-minute flight, the latter heading downtown toward Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, plus Freedom Tower, Battery Park and more.
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$305.00
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New York Sailboat Cruise with Wine and Cheese

New York Sailboat Cruise with Wine and Cheese

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Set sail in the waters of New York City on the only floating designated landmark around on this wine and cheese waterway experience. Float through the New York City Harbor as you sip on top wines and sample local cheese. Cruise alongside the State of Liberty, Ellis Island, Battery Park, Brooklyn Heights and New York City skylines on this relaxing excursion. This tour is the perfect way to unwind on the water and enjoy some of the city's top attractions while sipping wine.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.08
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New York City Live Jazz Sail

New York City Live Jazz Sail

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There is no more iconic skyline than New York City, particularly by night. With this evening sail, take in the city lights from New York Harbor while listening to live jazz by "The Sounds Waves". Relax against the backdrop of the glimmering lights of the city while sipping Champagne, wine, beer, or a soft drink.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$108.00
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Lower Manhattan Walking Tour: 9/11 Memorial, Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island

Lower Manhattan Walking Tour: 9/11 Memorial, Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island

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Get a comprehensive overview of the highlights of Lower Manhattan in just a day with this tour. Stroll through the neighborhood while learning about its history, culture, and architecture with insights from your guide, stopping at landmarks like Wall Street and the 9/11 Memorial. Then depart for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, saving hours with reserved tickets to the pedestal.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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$90.00
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NOW OPEN Statue of Liberty Sunset Sightseeing Cruise & New York City Sky Line

NOW OPEN Statue of Liberty Sunset Sightseeing Cruise & New York City Sky Line

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Enjoy some of the most spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, New York Harbor, and Statue of Liberty when you book this sunset cruise. Make your own way to Pier 36, hop aboard your vessel, and take to the water just as the sun starts to set. During your excursion, you’ll glide past Lady Liberty, Ellis Island, and the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges—and will enjoy marvelous views of the skyline as the lights start to come on.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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Private Statue of Liberty Sailing Tour

Private Statue of Liberty Sailing Tour

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If you're looking for a touch of luxury while sightseeing in the Big Apple, don't miss this private sailing excursion complete with panoramic views of the NYC skyline. As you set sail from Chelsea Piers, you can sit back as the Hudson River breezes guide your ship along Manhattan's West Side. While you cruise, you can enjoy views of Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, and Lower Manhattan landmarks including One World Trade.
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  • 2 hours
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$745.00
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New York Premier Brunch Cruise

New York Premier Brunch Cruise

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Brunch is a weekend ritual in New York, and on this morning cruise, you’ll experience a classic Big Apple brunch while sightseeing simultaneously. Depart in the morning from Chelsea Piers; your vessel offers all-glass viewing areas. As you wend your way past sights like the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and more, you can also enjoy dishes from the extensive on-board buffet, plus bottomless coffee, mimosas, and tea. Live jazz music will add to the trip’s festive feel.
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  • 2 hours
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What are Ellis Island hours of operation?
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Ellis Island hours of operation: Open every day except Dec 25. Visiting hours are dependent on ferry schedules. . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Ellis Island tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Ellis Island can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 105 Ellis Island tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Ellis Island 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Ellis Island costs USD 95.63. Guided Ellis Island tours start around USD 95.63 per person. See all 105 Ellis Island tickets and tours on Viator.
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