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Itinerary

Based on your tour’s departure time—there are multiple tours throughout the day, from morning until sundown—make your way to the Downtown Manhattan Heliport on the island’s southern tip.

Following a safety briefing and preparations, climb aboard a comfortable helicopter and buckle in. As you take to the air, you are immediately rewarded with views over the city that most visitors miss out on.

From this lofty vantage point, see many Manhattan’s most famous sights, including the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Greenwich Village, One World Trade Center, and the Hudson River. You also catch glimpses of landmarks beyond Manhattan, like the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Throughout the flight, enjoy your pilot’s guided commentary.

The flight lands back at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport, where the tour ends.

Locations visited
Brooklyn Bridge
Statue of Liberty
Chrysler Building
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Overview

Get a perspective on New York City that most visitors miss when you take to the air for a scenic helicopter tour. See Manhattan’s most iconic sights, from the Empire State Building to Central Park, in a matter of minutes; you even catch a glimpse of the majestic Statue of Liberty. Tours are held throughout the day, so you can choose a departure time that suits your schedule.

Highlights
  • Enjoy an aerial perspective on New York City that most visitors miss
  • See many of Manhattan’s famous landmarks in a single ride
  • Multiple departure times throughout the day suit every itinerary
  • Your guide’s live commentary ensures you don’t miss any sights
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
The time of my life !

I have always wanted to fly over NYC & see the Skyline by night. Our pilot Christina was so nice. This was a dream come true. Great amazing awesome ! I totally recommend.

2  Thank Elsa L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great view but no commentary

My friend and I booked the Ultimate tour and were impressed with the quality of the aircraft and the well run process to board etc. this was all very professional and made us feel safe. However, we were pretty disappointed at the lack of commentary...More

1  Thank KelMSom
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile
Great view of NY from the sky

What an amazing experience. Friendly, professional staff from the beginning. Pilot was good and very informative as we went through our flight. A great view of The Statue of Liberty and the flight takes you along the Hudson River where you can see NY highlights...More

Thank wilkofamily6
Reviewed 12 June 2018
Wonderful first helicopter flight for the whole family!

Of course, the price is quite high but you get what you paid for: a breath-taking view on the Hudson River and Manhattan during 15 min. Nice pilot who gave the group some valuable explanations. Worth to mention as well: due to erratic weather (cloudy...More

1  Thank PHV009
Reviewed 10 June 2018
Fantstic flight across NYC

Easy to get to and book. Expensive but worth it. Great trip taking in Coney Island, Governors Island, Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty and right up the Hudson to see the whole of NYC. Pilot was informative and funny. Highly recommended.

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Close to Statue of Liberty but not that close to the Empire State Building. If you want to get close to that there's a different heli tour.
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