Take to the skies on a helicopter tour to see New York's amazing skyline! On this scenic 18-minute helicopter flight you'll soar through the sky and experience a bird's eye view of Manhattan's world famous landmarks. This is the best view you can get of New York City!
After taking off from Downtown Manhattan Heliport, you will fly over Governor's Island, a former Revolutionary US Army post, and the birthplace of New York. Next you will come face-to-face with the Statue of Liberty, which has become synonymous with America's most fundamental value, freedom. Don't forget to pack your camera for unique shots of this famous landmark!
Next your pilot will guide your state-of-the-art helicopter past the humbling site of Ground Zero, before heading up the Hudson River alongside two magnificent feats of civil engineering: the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings.
Fly over Central Park, check out the George Washington Bridge from above and enjoy amazing views of bustling Times Square and the world-famous Madison Square Garden. Catch a glimpse of the WWII aircraft carrier, USS Intrepid and hover over the most passed-through point in the history of immigration, Ellis Island. You'll be able to see it all without battling the crowds on this New York City helicopter tour!
This is the perfect vantage point to take in New York's skyline. Don't miss out on this incredible scenic helicopter flight!
Please note: The listed price does not include a US $30 per person heliport/security fee, payable at the time of tour check-in
Enjoy Fantastic Views of Iconic Landmarks of New York
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Departure Point:Flights operate from the Downtown Heliport - Pier 6 and East River
- Morning: 9:00am - 11:00am
- Midday: 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Early afternoon: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
- Late afternoon: 3:00pm - 5:00pm (15 March to 31 December only)
All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.
Return Details:Returns to original departure point
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18-minute tour departing between 9:00am and 11:00am: exact time to be advised upon confirmation
18-minute tour departing between 11:00am and 1:00pm: exact time to be advised upon confirmation
18-minute tour departing between 1:00pm and 3:00pm: exact time to be advised upon confirmation
18-minute tour departing between 3:00pm and 5:00pm: exact time to be advised upon confirmation
New York Manhattan Scenic Helicopter Tour
- Helicopter flight
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- The listed price does not include a USD30.00 per person heliport / security fee, payable at the time of tour check-in. The heliport / security fee is required by our local supplier and is not within our control.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Helicopter seating is based on a 4- or 6-passenger helicopter, whichever is available at the time of your tour
- All guests must have a valid photo ID, check in all handbags and carry-ons and walk through a metal detector
- To ensure passengers' comfort and safety, helicopter seating is determined by weight, balance and size. Passengers must undergo a weigh-in before boarding the helicopter.
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
- All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking
- Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 250 lbs (113 kg) will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour.
- All passengers including children must have ID/Passport or you may be denied your flight
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