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New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights

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US$ 234.00
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All aboard for a bird’s-eye view of Manhattan on a helicopter tour of top New York City sights. See Central Park, the Hudson River, Rockefeller Center, and the Empire State Building, and fly past the Statue of Liberty, South Street Seaport, and the 150-year-old Brooklyn Bridge. Treat yourself to all this plus even more of New York's famous skyline. Several departure times are available throughout the day.

  • 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
What to Expect
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 or upgrade to include a shuttle from Midtown Manhattan. 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, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, the Hudson River and more. 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. Your tour concludes back at your original departure point.
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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.

4/1/2019 - 1/11/2020Monday - Saturday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

1/13/2020 - 2/29/2020Monday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wednesday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thursday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Friday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Saturday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

3/1/2020 - 3/31/2021Monday - Saturday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Live commentary on board
  • Heliport landing and facility fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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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 more than 275 lbs (124 kg) 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 parents' laps
  • 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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Amazing tour to see New York highlights. Excellent service at arrival , everything well explained, very good captain explaining everything we were looking at, comfortable helicopter (not as much for me but I'm bigger than the average) but my wife had the chance to seat beside
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Would highly recommend this trip. Very efficient & professional. Well organised & staff very helpful & friendly. The ride was awesome & our pilot Alison was excellent at communicating all the landmarks & highlights. Great value trip & definitely one to remember. A must do in NYC
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Very helpful as we had not flown on a helicopter before, made us feel safe and staff were very friendly. Highly recommend.
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What a way to see all of Manhattan, absolutely beautiful and such a thrill as our first time in a chopper
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It was so great, very nice stuff, good service and a professional Pilot. Would do it at any time again!
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By: Helicopter Flight Services - Helicopter Tours
2,280 reviews
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
It was amazing
The service and flight were excellent. The aerial view of statue of liberty was breathtaking. Never to be missed.
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
We had a great flight with Alice, our lovely and knowledgeable pilot. It was a real treat to see the city from
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Wonderful flight!Perfect organization! Highly recommanded! Must to do! Amazing memory ! Team really friendly thx
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St. Barthelemy
Amazing flight !
Amazing flight! Beautiful view, excellent pilot, service and equipment. I highly recommend this company very
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We had an amazing flight, would definitely recommend it to everyone. Good information and nice people.
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Honeymoon trip
Booked in advance, lots of communication with advice for checking in. Arrived early and had to wait a little, we
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Rhiannon P
Ipswich, Australia
I visited with my mum in January. The veiws were excellent and customer service was great!! Would recommend
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What a great experience from start to finish. The staff are brilliant and very helpful. The helicopter was
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This was the most professional and well organized place I’ve been so far while in New York City. They had
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It was a my dream to fly around New York sity,I think everyone should to do this,and take a great time.
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Worthing, United Kingdom
Amazing experience!!!
A totally incredible experience with fantastic pilot showing us all the amazing sights of New York at dusk.
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Worth it just to see the view!!
Easy booking online on a trusted site. Great location and easy to get to. Staff are welcoming and friendly. The
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11 out of 10
Due to bad weather on the scheduled day we had to reschedule for the following day, however this was seamless with
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Great operator!
Great service, good pilot and amazing visibility - what more could anyone ask for! We got there a little early,
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Castelldefels, Spain
Great tour
Amazing tour to see New York highlights. Excellent service at arrival , everything well explained, very good
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