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Explore more than 400 years of New York City history in just five hours on this private walking tour. Follow in the footsteps of Manhattan’s most famous residents and learn how the Big Apple has changed over the centuries. Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where 12 million immigrants arrived in America. Take a tour of Downtown and visit the 9/11 Memorial. Option to add on tickets to One World Observatory.
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You'll start at
1 Bowling Green
1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004, USAThe tour meets in front of the Alexander Hamilton Custom House at 1 Bowling Green. Our guide will be there to greet you at 9:15am. They will be holding a white and blue checked flag with our logo on it. If you are running late, please call our office at (718) 806-1706.
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  • 1
    Statue of Liberty
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Ellis Island
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    United States Custom House
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Wall Street
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery
  • 5
    Charging Bull (Wall Street Bull)
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Pass by The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
    Pass by One World Trade Center
  • 6
    Trinity Church
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Federal Hall
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    Castle Clinton National Monument
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
One World Trade Center
285 Fulton St, New York, NY 10007, USAThe tour concludes with your group being dropped off at One World Trade where your guide provides tickets for you to visit the observation deck. We suggest giving yourself 45 minutes to an hour at One World Trade.
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Highlights
  • Private tour: guide tailors the experience to your needs and interests
  • Hear little-known facts and stories about New York’s rich history
  • Tickets included: Ferry to Liberty Island and the Statue of Liberty Museum
  • Views of the Manhattan skyline from ferry ride to Liberty Island
  • Option to add on visit to One World Observatory
What to Expect
Meet your guide in downtown Manhattan at the National Archives at 1 Bowling Green. As you walk through historic Wall Street, learn about how New York became the city it is today. The private tour ensures you have your guide’s full attention and that you can ask questions at any time. From Battery Park, enjoy priority boarding for the Liberty Island ferry. After a short ride with sweeping views of the skyline, you'll arrive at Liberty Island. Follow the guide through the very path that immigrants arriving in New York took a hundred years ago. Once you return to Manhattan, begin a leisurely walking tour of famous downtown landmarks, including the Stock Exchange, Trinity Church, and Alexander Hamilton’s grave. As some locations are unmarked or hard to find, the guide ensures you don’t miss a thing. End the tour at the National 9/11 Memorial Museum, where the guide offers a local perspective on the events and aftermath. Hear the resilient story of the Survivor Tree. Upgrade to include a visit to the One World Observatory for panoramic views of the city. Observatory tickets sell out fast, but your pre-reserved ticket guarantees entry.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004, USA
Duration
5h
Return Details
One World Trade Center, 285 Fulton St, New York, NY 10007, USA
Inclusions
  • Priority access to board the ferry and save time at departure
  • Expert guide
  • Private Tour
  • Optional add on to visit One World Observatory
  • Entry/Admission - Statue of Liberty
  • Entry/Admission - Ellis Island
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Lockers for large items on Liberty Island (available for $2)
  • Statue of Liberty crown access
  • Access to the 9/11 Memorial Museum
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Audio Guide (translates the tour)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Food and drink is available for purchase on the Statue Ferry, Liberty Island, and Ellis Island
  • There is no lunch break built in. There is opportunity for snacks, but we recommend eating a large breakfast
  • No food or drink (other than bottled water) is allowed in the pedestal
  • Pedestal is not wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, please wear appropriate shoes
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • If canceled because of dangerous weather, you will be given the option of an alternative tour date or full refund
  • Backpacks (including drawstring bags), strollers, and other large items are not allowed in the pedestal of the statue. Lockers are available for a 25 cent deposit that is returned.
  • Photography is allowed, however no monopods or tripods are allowed
  • No weapons of any kind are allowed at the Statue or One World Observatory (including pocket knives, pepper spray, Swiss Army knives, etc.). There is no place to check these items before going through security, so please leave these items at home
  • There are three security checkpoints on this tour. One at One World Observatory, one at Battery Park before boarding the ferry, and one at Liberty Island before entering the pedestal. Please be prepared
  • Minimum of two people per booking required
  • We reserve the right to deviate from the route of the tour in the event of marches, parades, and circumstances beyond our control
  • There is no lunch break built in. There is opportunity for snacks, but we recommend eating a large breakfast.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult at least 21 years of age.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We had Jordan as our private guide for myself and my 9-year old grandson. Everything went off without any issues and Jordan was absolutely amazing. He had great energy during the five hour tour and really kept my grandson engaged and entertained. He also had great knowledge
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Response from TopDogTours, Owner at Private Downtown All Access One World Observatory 9/11 Memorial Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Responded Sep. 24, 2019
Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review our your tour with Jordan. We are so pleased you enjoyed yourself. We agree that Jordan is an amazing guide and is great with kids. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in NYC and wish you safe travels! -The Team at TopDogTours
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Wonderful guided tour of One World Observatory 9/11 Memorial Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Easy in and out full sightseeing day.
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Response from TopDogTours, Owner at Private Downtown All Access One World Observatory 9/11 Memorial Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Responded Jun. 17, 2019
Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review of your tour! We hope your stay in the city was a memorable one and we hope to see you again soon! -The Team at TopDogTours
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This tour is worth every penny. I’m sure our tour guide Liz made it even better. With a knowledgeable tour guide, you learn so much more than just seeing the iconic places. Additionally, you gain the trust and wisdom of someone who knows exactly when and where to line up, see
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Response from TopDogTours, Owner at Private Downtown All Access One World Observatory 9/11 Memorial Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Responded May 24, 2019
Hello Diane, It is fantastic to hear you enjoyed your tour with Liz! We totally agree that a tour guide can really add to the experience, especially with guest who are a little less mobile. We hope you stay here in the city was enjoyable and we wish you safe travels! -The Team at TopDogTours
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Despite it continually raining Brooke made the tour really enjoyable. She has a bubbly personality and clearly articulates the information enthusiastically and demonstrates a vast knowledge.Thank you for a great day and we would thoroughly recommend it
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Response from TopDogTours, Owner at Private Downtown All Access One World Observatory 9/11 Memorial Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Responded May 5, 2019
Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review of your tour with Brooke! We're so glad you enjoyed yourself despite less than ideal weather. We hope you have a fantastic stay in NYC and hope to see you again soon! -The Team at TopDogTours
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Our tour guide Patrick was a fantastic guide to New York he was extremely knowledgable and good fun. He new all the best entry and exit points, where to stand on the ferry to get the best photo opportunities, all in a nice guy to spend half a day with we highly recommend Top Dog
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Response from TopDogTours, Owner at Private Downtown All Access One World Observatory 9/11 Memorial Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Responded Apr. 20, 2019
Hello, We're so happy to hear that you you enjoyed your tour with Patrick. We hope your stay in NYC is a memorable and lovely on and we hope to see you again int he future! -The Team at TopDogTours
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By: Top Dog Tours NYC
dt_ca
Newport Beach, California
1714
Attractions and Guide A++
Joel did a fantastic job of being engaging and informative at both the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. The
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Lindsey G
21
Excellent
We thought the tour was awesome. Sam was very knowledgeable and friendly. I would definitely consider doing some
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catew356
20
Marvel and DC tour
Our guide Liz was brilliant, what she didn't know about superhero's, comic books and movies isn't worth knowing!
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Claudia C
10
Awesome tour
My name is Claudia Cavero, I booked a private super heroes tour today with James. Let me tell you that my son and
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hudddles
Benfleet, United Kingdom
6641
Fantastic
This is an excellent tour get to see and hear about both the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. RJ our guide was
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Kerry A
London, United Kingdom
4431
Great tour!
Decided to do the superhero’s tour with our 12 year old and so pleased we did. We had Liam and he was extremely
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Zuelfia
Ludwigshafen, Germany
85
Excellent Tour for any Superheroes Fan
We had a great tour with our super knowledgeable guide Sam - who did not only know all about Superheroes but also
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hartleynathan
Banbury, United Kingdom
22
Highly recommend to anyone who love history and comics
I am a massive fan of Marvel and DC comics. I recommend to all people who loves DC or Marvel and love a bit of New
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Gavin Phillips
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
20
Great Statue of Liberty tour
Victoria was a great guide, very knowledgeable and kept the group together well making sure we beat the queues and
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sparty12376
Detroit, Michigan
10
Best Memory from our Quick Trip to NYC
TopDog Tours did not disappoint. Our guide RJ was informative and a pure delight. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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