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Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters

6 E River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004-3200
+1 866-947-6837
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US$ 289.00*
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6 E River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004-3200
Financial District
+1 866-947-6837
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you would like to have an onforgettable and wonderful memory of NYC you have to make a helitour. Our pilot Andrew Woods did an amazing job and gave us the feeling to be completely safe. It was absolutely fantastic. Love to do it again

2  Thank Pascale R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour above NYC was incredible, amazing, fabulous... The company Zip Aviation was organized very well and in particular the pilote was very attentive to share with us this unforgettable experience (for sure too short!). A very particular "Thank you" to Andrew for this moment;...More

3  Thank 23Natascia23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a magic moment, thank you to Andrew, our nice pilote for this unforgettable tour! Seeing New-York from the sky is just an amazing experience!

3  Thank SarahMara
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I visited New York at Easter to celebrate my 50th birthday. I follow a car YouTuber, Nick Murray, who is also interested in helicopters. He posted a brilliant video of his tour over NYC flown by Andrew Woods of Zip Aviation. I...More

4  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Our last full day in New York we went to Zip Aviation offices and booked on a ride. The very attentive friendly staff could not have done enough to help. Andrew Woods the pilot made our experience all the better with his Irish charm. An...More

4  Thank juboto
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We arrived early and spent most of our time chatting to the guy on the front door.....so friendly, New Yorker through and through. He guided us to the nearest Starbucks so I could calm my nerves!! Check in guys we're great and all the staff...More

Thank Natasha H
Zip M, Public Relations Manager at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this review

Natasha, thank you for leaving such a kind review! We are so glad that we were able to make your first time in NYC such a great experience. Happy anniversary!

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My niece, nephew and I had a fantastic trip with zip aviation with the added Irish charm of Andrew Woods adding to the trip of a life time! This was a birthday treat on the last day of our holiday in New York and it...More

5  Thank Pc307
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Breath taking experience absolutely fantastic highly recommended! However do not book with "zip aviation" as the staff behind the counter are pathetic rude and have no respect towards any of there customers absolutely disgusted

Thank Joey S
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great experience, good value for money. We had a clear blue sky which made the experience and view even more astonishing. Fabulous!

Thank Freek74
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We never knew 20minutes could pass so quickly. A stunning view of the city, the Statue of Liberty and the surrounding areas. Smooth, silk, professional, friendly - too many adjectives, but all-in-all, a great once-in-a-lifetime experience. Such an elegant way to see the city and...More

Thank Ayrdiver
Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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Is it possible for someone in a wheelchair to transfer into the helicopter?
10 May 2017|
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Response from Zip M | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, it's possible to transfer someone from a wheelchair to the helicopter. The individuals family member will have to assist the passenger into the helicopter. Our ramp agents can assist the... More
If you book for two people, say my mom and I, do we get to ride in the helicopter with the pilot ourselves or do we ride with other people who reserved the same day? How do reservations work?
18 April 2015|
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Response from holssunski | Reviewed this property |
The company will do its best to maximise the capacity of each helicopter therefore it is highly unlikely that you will get a helicopter to yourself. They also weigh everyone and then tell you where to sit to ensure an even... More
Victor S
what is the speed of one of these helicopters?
3 January 2015|
Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
For the Bell 407, the manufacturer claims a maximum cruise speed of 133 knots (153 mph or 246 kph). The never exceed speed is 140 knots (161 mph or 259 kph).