Tours & activities by Ron in Rome from Viator

  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration: 18 minutes (approx.)
From USD $249.00

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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 $35 per person heliport/security fee, payable at the time of tour check-in. This fee increases for departures on or after June 1 2017 to US $40 per person.

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Flights operate from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport
Departure Time:
  • Morning: 9am - 11am
  • Midday: 11am - 1pm
  • Early afternoon: 1pm - 3pm
  • Late afternoon: 3pm - 5pm
  • Early evening 5pm - 6:30pm

All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.

18 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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9am-11am Departure
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18-minute tour departing between 9am and 11am: exact time to be advised upon confirmation

USD $249.00
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11am-1pm Departure
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18-minute tour departing between 11am and 1pm: exact time to be advised upon confirmation

USD $249.00
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1pm-3pm Departure
Code: PM

18-minute tour departing between 1pm and 3pm: exact time to be advised upon confirmation

USD $249.00
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3pm-5pm Departure

18-minute tour departing between 3pm and 5pm: exact time to be advised upon confirmation

USD $249.00
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5pm-630pm Departure

18-minute tour departing between 5pm and 630pm: exact time to be advised upon confirmation

USD $249.00
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New York Manhattan Scenic Helicopter Tour

Soar over Manhattan

  • Helicopter flight
  • Taxes
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • The listed price does not include a USD$35.00 per person heliport/security fee, payable at the time of tour check-in. After June 1 2017, the heliport fee will increase to USD$40.00 per person. The heliport surcharge is required by our local supplier and is not within our control.
Additional Information:
  • 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
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 250lbs (113kgs) will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour. 300-lb (136kg) maximum weight per passenger.
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • All passengers including children must have ID/Passport or you may be denied your flight
  • Please note, audio language selection is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Should more than 2 languages be requested on the same flight, the audio commentary may default to English
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Anthony G, February 2017

Amazing, once in a lifetime, experience. Booked to celebrate a 30th birthday and surpassed all expectations. Very organised, on time and as planned. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by: Vincent v, February 2017

only surprised by the 35 I had to pay... but the staff was amazing getting me a front seat in the helicopter, all very friendly and super helpful