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New York Helicopter Tour: City Skyline Experience

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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: City Skyline Experience
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
Get a rare view of the Manhattan skyline from above on this short small group helicopter tour. Listen to the pilot’s live commentary from personal headsets, ensuring you don’t miss any landmarks along the way. Capture photos of the Empire State Building, Freedom Tower, Brooklyn Bridge, and Central Park, and make memories to last a lifetime. This adventure is a shared experience with other travelers.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Linden Airport
    1101 W Edgar Rd, Linden, NJ 07036, USA
    Passengers can drive to Linden Airport or take a train from NY Penn Station via NJ Transit. Roundtrip ticket is $17. Take the Trenton (Northeast Corridor) Line or the Long Branch (North Jersey Coast) Line to Linden Train station. A shuttle service will be available from the station to the Airport.
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  • Pass by
    Statue of Liberty
    Ellis Island
    One World Trade Center
    Chrysler Building
    Empire State Building
    Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex
    Times Square
    Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
    Central Park
    Roosevelt Island
    Brooklyn Bridge
  • You'll end at
    Linden Airport
    1101 W Edgar Rd, Linden, NJ 07036, USA
    Passengers can drive to Linden Airport or take a train from NY Penn Station via NJ Transit. Roundtrip ticket is $17. Take the Trenton (Northeast Corridor) Line or the Long Branch (North Jersey Coast) Line to Linden Train station. A shuttle service will be available from the station to the Airport.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Unparalleled aerial views of Manhattan skyline and New York Harbor
  • Fly past the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, and Central Park
  • Personal headsets ensure you can hear the pilot’s commentary
  • Choose from flexible departure times to fit your schedule
What to Expect
Make your own way to Linden Municipal Airport in New Jersey (a 35-minute train ride from New York Penn Station). On arrival, receive a safety briefing and overview of the trip itinerary. After takeoff, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island come into view. Keep your camera at the ready for a bird’s-eye view of the Manhattan skyline from above. As you fly over Williamsburg and the Brooklyn bridges, you spot the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, and United Nations. The pilot’s live commentary ensures you never miss a landmark. Next fly over Central Park—this is a rare opportunity that many helicopter tours do not include. You also get a look at Times Square and Rockefeller Center from above before continuing along the Hudson River. End the tour on a high note by soaring past the Freedom Tower and 9/11 Memorial, before returning to the departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Linden Airport, 1101 W Edgar Rd, Linden, NJ 07036, USA
Duration
25–30 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Heliport Landing and facility fees
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Live commentary on board
  • Fuel surcharge
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Transportation to/from NYC (Roundtrip adult ticket is $17)
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Additional Info
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 285 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. Only camera, cell phone and sunglasses can be brought aboard. 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.
  • This tour DOES NOT include Hotel Pick-ups.
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience 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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Sagar L wrote a review Sep 2020
New York City, New York1 contribution
We went to Heli Ny and had a amazing time. One of the best thing to do in NY. The staffs are amazing and pilot narrated very well. Must do if in NY
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Response from Bronwyn H, Guest Relations Manager at New York Helicopter Tour: City Skyline Experience
Responded 16 Sep 2020
Thanks for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor! It's awesome to hear you had an amazing time with us, thank you so much for your recommendation!
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Shweta S wrote a review Sep 2020
3 contributions
Damn! The views were so great, a must have experience. The ride is worth every penny! The staff was great and took awesome pictures! Will visit again soon with family!
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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: City Skyline Experience
Responded 16 Sep 2020
Thanks for the great review!! We can't wait to see you again soon!
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Kearaliz I wrote a review Aug 2020
4 contributions
I went on a helicopter tour with my boyfriend for our anniversary and I absolutely loved it, such an amazing experience! The pilot and staff were extremely nice and welcoming and the view was amazing. I can’t wait to book again !
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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: City Skyline Experience
Responded 10 Aug 2020
Congratulations on your anniversary! Thank you for letting us help you celebrate such an important occasion! We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Sym F wrote a review Jul 2020
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I paid $789 for me and my spouse for his birthday . When we arrived there were others waiting so we thought they were before us . We were not aware that we would be sharing a flight with FIVE others ! We literally drove 10 min up and 10 min back looking at nothing but buildings
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Bronwyn H, Guest Relations Manager at New York Helicopter Tour: City Skyline Experience
Responded 3 Aug 2020
Hi Sym, Can you please contact us directly so we can look into what happened? We have only offered flights with 6 passengers this month and the rate that you mentioned doesn't match the tour that you have reviewed. Please reach out to us so we can look into this further.
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DrTatianaM wrote a review Jul 2020
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania5 contributions
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What an amazing opportunity! This is so worth the money. It was easy to schedule. The company contacted me the day of to confirm and make sure we had correct directions. Biggest bonus we took off in NJ and the fees were much more affordable than the NYC counterpart.
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Response from Bronwyn H, Guest Relations Manager at New York Helicopter Tour: City Skyline Experience
Responded 13 Jul 2020
Hi Tatiana, Thank you so much for sharing your review with us! We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the whole experience and that we made you feel safe the whole time! Hopefully we can see you again soon!
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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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genielz
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Amazing!!
Great flight, good customer service very informative and secure and the views was breathtaking!!!!!!
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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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T8965UYcamilad
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Wow!!
We had an awesome time on the ride. Got to see the whole city from another point of view and felt super safe while
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damechachanyc
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Memorable and safe
Breathtaking views of Manhattan, very professional crew. I flew with a 3-month old baby on my lap and they went bey
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D9197QDjakel
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NYC Helicopter Experience 10/10
Awesome experience and the staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and made everyone feel safe and very comfortable. 10/
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K8892YNsofiap
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Awesome
Its was great. Everthing went well. The pilot was great the tour went great too. An AWESOME thing to do in NYC.
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ZackMarshall79
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Wishing They Had Flown Above Manhattan
Nice views, but I thought they would fly over the city. Instead, they flew over the rivers surrounding the city --
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FruOlsen80
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Awesome experience
Awesome crew, awesome views!! Once-in-a-lifetime experience! Thank you for making my 40th Birthday so special
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andressL9925NY
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Amazing
Amazing experience, I can't wait to do it again, amazing view of this amazing city, life is short and definitely i
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bryangZ8333QC
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Birthday gift experience
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 Ne
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lost-traveler-ny
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awesome time. was a half hour and never forget it
amazing and well worth it. was lota of fun everyone was amazed. pretty from above was too quick. 3 of us on a
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EminI77
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Amazing experience
Great experience! Very friendly staff. Everyone was following covid rules, including social distance.
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  • Duration: 25–30 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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