The National Park Service values your safety above all. To protect you and the park, visitors and their belongings are subject to a security screening before boarding the ferry to the park. We appreciate your patience and understanding of these procedures, and the additional time that may be required.
PRIMARY SECURITY SCREENING
A primary security screening, similar to airport security procedures, is required for those boarding any Statue City Cruises ferry to Ellis Island or Liberty Island. Screening will be located at the point of departure before boarding.
Do not carry any of the items mentioned below into the security screening area. Items that are surrendered will not be returned. If you are unsure about an item, please do not bring it.
Prohibited items include:
Please remember to keep bags, packages, strollers, etc. with you at all times.
HAVE A QUESTION?
If you have any questions regarding security procedures, please contact the park.
Thank you for your cooperation. Safety is everyone's responsibility.
Last updated: June 27, 2021