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New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing

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Avoid the congestion of New York City down on the ground, and take to the sky to see Manhattan during this NYC helicopter tour. Catch sight of the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Central Park, George Washington Bridge, and many other top attractions without standing in line or sitting in traffic. Upgrade to include a roundtrip shuttle, with leather seats and Wi-Fi, from Midtown Manhattan to the heliport.
  • See NYC from a different perspective—the sky—during this helicopter tour 
  • Listen to live commentary from your pilot as you fly
  • Multiple tour times to work around your busy schedule 
  • No surprises—the price includes facility and fuel fees
What to Expect
For your New York City helicopter tour meet at Downtown Manhattan Heliport or upgrade to include a roundtrip shuttle from Midtown, with leather seats, bottled water, and Wi-Fi. Check in and board your helicopter for a flight over the city. All facility and fuel fees are included on this tour, so there are no surprises at the heliport. During the flight, see most of New York City’s main attractions, from the Statue of Liberty to Yankee Stadium. Some of the most popular sights on the tour include One World Trade Center, Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Chrysler Building, Central Park, and George Washington Bridge. Your pilot tells stories about the city and its history as you fly. Keep your camera handy to snap great pictures from the air. Your tour ends back at the heliport.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Helicopter Flight Services, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, 6 East River Piers, New York, NY 10004, USA
Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
Helicopter + Midtown Shuttle
11/21/2019 - 1/4/2020Thursday - Saturday:11:30 AM - 03:30 PM

11/21/2020 - 1/4/2021Thursday - Saturday:11:30 AM - 03:30 PM

Helicopter Tour Only
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Saturday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Live commentary on board
  • Heliport Landing and facility fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Optional upgrade to include Roundtrip Shuttle Service from Midtown Manhattan
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 275 lbs may be unable to fly. If passengers require a seat belt extender they will not be able to attend
  • A current valid government issued photo ID is required on the day of travel
  • All bags are subject to inspection. Complimentary lockers are available to hold belongings while flying
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Infant rates apply for children under 2; infants will sit on their parents lap.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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An extraordinary experience on a clear sunny November morning what better way to see New York than from the air. Stunning views over the island taking in all the sites with commentary from the pilot. Highly recommended
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Easy check-in and fun trip! Excited teen... commentary was a bit functional but all in all worth it!!
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We had a great time on the Helicopter. Our Pilot was amazing she did a very comprehensive commentary all the way. The flight was smooth and so enjoyable, I would have love to do it again.
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The whole experience was amazing. We arrived late & flustered for our pre-flight check in. All the staff were welcoming & friendly, & our late arrival was not deemed problematic. The flight itself was truly magical - Admittedly I had the best seat - sitting in the front next to
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It was amazing!! Very nice view of Manhattan, the weather was not good but it doesn't matter. The picture proposed by HeliNY was too expensive, $40 for a print!
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