Liberty and Ellis Islands are currently closed, but come aboard to see the Statue like never before on the Statue of Liberty Harbor Tour. Statue Cruises is the concessioner authorized by the National Park Service, offering you the closest views and an exceptional guided tour. On the tour, you’ll also see Ellis Island, the 9-11 Memorial, South Street Seaport, Governors Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and much more.
New York, NY 10004
Southernmost tip of lower Manhattan; from gangway 5.
- First boat departs at 10am daily
- Please refer to statuecruises.com for Harbor Cruise operating hours.
- Closed Christmas Day
Admission for the 60-minute Statue of Liberty Harbor Cruise, featuring the closest views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
Liberty and Ellis Islands are temporarily closed pending completion of repairs in connection with Hurricane Sandy. Upon reopening, ticket valid for admission to Liberty and Ellis Islands.
- The Harbor Cruise is a unique way to experience the Statue of Liberty and the beauty of the city’s skyline and waterways.
- Enjoy onboard narration.
- Stay comfortable with multiple heated indoor and outdoor viewing areas.
Present CityPASS booklet at the ticket holder window. Exchange voucher for a CityPASS booklet at the ticket purchase window.
Minors must be accompanied by an adult age 25 or older to board the ferry.
Upgrades for CityPASS Holders
Crown Tickets and Pedestal/Museum Pass: Available only fromstatuecruises.com for use after July 4.
Advice for Visitors
- The later trips of the day after 2pm are the best way to avoid crowds.
- All minors (17 and under) must be accompanied by a responsible adult age 25 or older.
Parking: Public transportation is recommended as parking is very limited in lower Manhattan.
Dining: Snack bars on all boats sell wine, beer, coffee, soda and juice.
Accessibility: All vessels and facilities are wheelchair accessible.
Audio Tour: Recorded audio narration.
Gift Shop: Souvenirs available for purchase.
Subway: Several subway stops are located near Battery Park. The 4/5 trains stop at Bowling Green, the R train stops at Whitehall Street and the 1 train stops at the South Ferry station.
Bus: The M15 stops at Whitehall Street near South Ferry, walk west and follow signs for the Statue of Liberty ferries.