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New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing
We will demonstrate how life preservers are worn and you will put your own life preserver on. You will place your own belongings into complimentary lockers. Headsets will be provided without microphones and will be disinfected between flights. You will have the option to use disposable earplugs.
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Updated 20/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Helicopter Flight Services
    Downtown Manhattan Heliport, 6 East River Piers, Manhattan, NY 10004, USA
    The heliport is a large gray cement building with a big clock on the front. Please let security know you are flying with Helicopter Flight Services and they will direct you to our staff.
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  • Pass by
    Brooklyn Bridge
    Statue of Liberty
    Chrysler Building
    Empire State Building
    Ellis Island
    Rockefeller Center
    Central Park
    Yankee Stadium
    George Washington Bridge
    Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
    Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
    Columbia University
    Brookfield Place
    Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex
    Helicopter Flight Services - Helicopter Tours
    Palisades Interstate Park
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Highlights
  • 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. 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, Manhattan, NY 10004, USA
Duration
17–20 minutes
Inclusions
  • Live commentary on board
  • Heliport Landing and facility fees
  • Fuel surcharge
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • 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 travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Bee wrote a review 11 Nov
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Very zen experience floating up there in the sky. Million-dollar views in every direction. Nice, informative pilot.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Bronwyn H, Guest Relations Manager at New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for choosing to float in the sky with and for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor!
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Geniel Z wrote a review Oct 2020
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Great flight, good customer service very informative and secure and the views was breathtaking!!!!!!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Bronwyn H, Guest Relations Manager at New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing
Responded 19 Oct 2020
Thank you for sharing your review of flying with us on TripAdvisor! It's always great to hear that you enjoyed the whole experience with us from interacting with our team to the amazing views!
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damechachanyc wrote a review Oct 2020
New York City, New York35 contributions23 helpful votes
Breathtaking views of Manhattan, very professional crew. I flew with a 3-month old baby on my lap and they went beyond expectations for us to feel safe and comfortable. A must do in NYC!!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Bronwyn H, Guest Relations Manager at New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing
Responded 12 Oct 2020
Thank you for sharing your experience flying with us! We're so happy to hear that we went beyond your safety expectations!
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Bryan G wrote a review Sep 2020
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Brought my wife for the 1st time, and she loved it. She’s so excited she had the chance to get this tour out in New York.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Bronwyn H, Guest Relations Manager at New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing
Responded 21 Sep 2020
Thank you for choosing us to help you celebrate your wife's birthday and first helicopter tour! We're thrilled to hear that she loved it!
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Travis F wrote a review Aug 2020
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Incredible tour! The staff was amazing and safety equipment as well as COVID considerations made us feel especially safe and happy during our flight.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Bronwyn H, Guest Relations Manager at New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing
Responded 27 Aug 2020
We're so happy to hear that we made you feel safe so you could fully enjoy your helicopter tour with us! Thank you for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor!
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danielkoffler0221
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A+ Experience!
A very fun distraction during covid (felt very safe and proper precautions were taken). Learned a few things abou
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Fantastic!
Came a few weeks ago as a surprise for my boyfriend. Amazing experience, everyone who works there was very kind and
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187aliyas
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Amazing!!
Omg ! This was the best most exciting experiences ever ! I was alittle nervous coming in but the staff made sure t
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brooklynh976
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Awesome and worth the money
Awesome experience. Definitely do the Deluxe Tour—so worth it. Flying low over the Verrazzano and Statue of Liber
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Best experience
This experience was really great! I really enjoyed it. The service was ten out of ten. The people are really nice!!
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Happy Birthday Gift
We celebrated my husband's birthday with the Deluxe Helicopter Tour of Manhattan. From the Covid wellness check to
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Travelintimenow
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A must do experience in NYC
We highly recommend trying this experience with HeliNy. The helicopter ride was smooth and the views of Manhattan f
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Y6823LLalanm
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Best Day Ever
Pilot did great, but that was expected. The support personnel are courteous and professional. Wonderful experience.
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998chantellh
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Great view! Must Do!
I had a blast flying with HeliNY! I flew over NYC right up front with a great pilot with great insight and willingn
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825tramainem
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A great experience
The experience was amazing. The staff was very welcoming. They adhered to the COVID-19 guidelines. The service was
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X1713WMbrittanya
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A must do!
Best experience ever! I was so nervous before but the staff and pilot made me feel so safe. Amazing views of the ci
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844jorge
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Great activity for the entire family!
Awesome... very serious and formal company. The online chat will take care of your reservation so that you don’t ha
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Wiktoria P
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Birds eye view to enchant your NYC experience
The best part was seeing the city from a birds eye view and being able to understand just how large the city is, it
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lirons321
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Best birthday gift for my wife
What an experience!!! Unbelievable views and such a skilled pilot, my wife was blown by the surprise and the amazi
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Omerabin
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Great experience and service!
My husband took me to this tour for my birthday and we couldn’t have had a more amazing experience flying throughou
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Key Details
  • Duration: 17–20 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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