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New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing provided by HeliNY

New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing

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.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 17-20 minutes
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
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.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 17-20 minutes
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 18421P2
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Shared Helicopter Flight (shared experience with other travelers)
  • Live commentary on board, Floor to ceiling windows, Climate controlled cabin
  • Heliport Landing and Facility Fees
  • Fuel surcharge
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Duration
17–20 minutes
Departure details
  • HeliNY - Downtown Manhattan Heliport, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, 6 East River Piers, New York, 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.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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. Children under 2 must sit in an adults lap at no charge.
  • 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
Inclusions
  • Shared Helicopter Flight (shared experience with other travelers)
  • Live commentary on board, Floor to ceiling windows, Climate controlled cabin
  • Heliport Landing and Facility Fees
  • Fuel surcharge
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Departure details
  • HeliNY - Downtown Manhattan Heliport, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, 6 East River Piers, New York, 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.
Duration
17–20 minutes
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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. Children under 2 must sit in an adults lap at no charge.
  • 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
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 20 Jun 2020
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.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    HeliNY - Downtown Manhattan Heliport
    Downtown Manhattan Heliport, 6 East River Piers, New York, 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.
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Brooklyn Bridge
    Statue of Liberty
    Chrysler Building
    Empire State Building
    Ellis Island
    The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
    Central Park
    Yankee Stadium
    Rockefeller Center
    George Washington Bridge
    Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
    Columbia University
    Brookfield Place
    Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex
    HeliNY
    Palisades Interstate Park
    Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
    One World Trade Center
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Rob H
1 contribution
Safe, professional, clean and of course amazing tour /views of Manhattan!
Sep 2021
Trip was amazing from start to finish. Security, safety, professionalism, and of course amazing tour / views of Manhattan! Greeted at the front door, security checked, seamless check in, watched a safety video, escorted to the beautiful and clean aircraft. Assigned seats were given based on weights and then you're in the air! Windows were abundant and clean easy to get great photos. Up and down the Hudson River for us and my two kids (13 & 10) couldn't stop smiling and taking videos and photos. Highly recommend taking this adventure with HeilNY and getting this wonderful experience you and your friends/family will never forget!
Written 16 September 2021
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Bronwyn H
Thank you for your detailed review and kind words, Rob! We are so glad that we were able to be a part of a wonderful family memory.
Written 16 September 2021
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Luc T
PARIS2 contributions
Great helicopter ride
Sep 2021 • Friends
Our helicopter ride was great, the pilote was awesome, felt safe and the overall experience was perfect!
Written 4 September 2021
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Bronwyn H
Thank you for flying with us, Luc! We are happy to hear that your experience was great from start to finish. We also appreciate you taking the time to tell us how we did.
Written 4 September 2021
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tsironisnik
Lisbon, Portugal3 contributions
Very good but
Aug 2021 • Friends
Very good experience. The problem is that they didn’t take a lot of pictures at the beginning even if we asked them to. (Just 2-3 more instead of 1-2).
Written 25 August 2021
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Bronwyn H
Thank you for your feedback. We typically do not have a lot of time between flights to take additional pictures so this might have been the case. We will bring this to the attention of our staff and see if improvements can be made. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your flight!
Written 30 August 2021
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Matt B
4 contributions
A lovely way to see NYC
Aug 2021
It's an exceptional experience and shockingly mellow in terms of noise, confusion, etc. I was nervous for one of my kids but they both had a great time!
Written 21 August 2021
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A Elsumeri
1 contribution
Wonderful
Aug 2021 • Couples
It was a wonderful experience. I would definitely do it again. I will be recommending this to all my family and friends.
Written 19 August 2021
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Bronwyn H
Thanks so much for the recommendation!
Written 28 August 2021
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traci j
London4 contributions
Great experience! Great location, great service!
Aug 2021
Great experience. Great location. Very efficient process!
This whole experience was great from start to finish. It was a present for my 16 year old nephew’s birthday. They checked our temperatures outside, made sure we were wearing a mask. Took us inside, I signed a straightforward release. They put packed life vest around our wais, we sat down for maybe 5 minutes and then they called us up to line up. Our tour was to be at 10am (they asked us to get there at 930) and we were in a helicopter by 950. The helicopter was excellent. We had 5 people total and every person had a window seat with their configuration style. They driver was knowledgeable and friendly. We booked a 20 minute tour and saw all of Manhattan!
Written 8 August 2021
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Bronwyn H
Thank you for such a detailed review of your experience flying with us! We're thrilled you and your nephew had a great experience for his birthday!
Written 13 August 2021
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Robin M
1 contribution
Exhilarating tour of NYC
Jul 2021
Such a fun time! The folks at HELINY were amazing start to finish. The pilot was extremely knowledgeable about the city and gave us a great flight. I would highly recommend!!
Written 31 July 2021
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Bronwyn H
Thanks for recommending us! We're so happy to hear you had a fun time!
Written 5 August 2021
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Miguel H
1 contribution
10 out of 10 experience
Jul 2021 • Couples
Great experience. Great service. Highly recommended. Will definitely do it again myself. Definitely a 10 out of 10!
Written 7 July 2021
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Bronwyn H
Thanks for recommending us! We'd love to see you again!
Written 9 July 2021
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Polina U
1 contribution
Amazing helicopter tour
Jun 2021
Such a great experience and very helpful and friendly staff! Also, their customer service phone works perfectly and I always had my questions answered when I was calling the, couple of times before my tour.
Written 15 June 2021
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Bronwyn H
Thank you for your review Polina! We always try hard to be as friendly and helpful as possible so thank you for sharing this on Tripadvisor!
Written 16 June 2021
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Kathleen R
New York City, NY1 contribution
Totally Worth It
May 2021
I have lived in Manhattan since 1991 and I have never seen this city like this before! It was completely worth every. Single. Penny. My friend and I did the private Ultimate Tour and the amount of time in air was perfect. Take off and landing a dream and the entire staff were friendly and very pleasant. One thing I would give them as a piece of advice, you don't ask a woman out loud in the lobby in front of her friends and/ or partner what her weight is!! Luckily I wasn't embarrassed with my friend that went with me, but seriously?? who does that? Thanks though- GO BOOK YOUR TRIP TODAY!!
Written 17 May 2021
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Bronwyn H
Thanks so much for recommending us on Tripadvisor! We love showing New Yorkers their own city and love hearing about it so thank you for sharing with us!! Unfortunately we have to ask everyones weights for safety reasons. I'll pass your feedback on to the team about being more discreet when they ask the big question!
Written 18 May 2021
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173johannag
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Espectacular Experience.
Espectacular Experience! The staff very friendly and courteous. The pilot was great . I will definitely recommend
Роман Т
Роман Т
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Best adventure I had for years
Absolutely marvelous, fascinating, outstanding, unbelievable experience. You fly like a bird 😁 And those views abo
514leeannp
514leeannp
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Great time!
This was fantastic! The staff was very welcoming and professional. Their instructions were clear with our safety i
itsmetrayd
itsmetrayd
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AMAZING!
Absolutely amazing and highly recommend. Totally worth the money.. Everyone was kind and informative from beginning
offdagoop2021
offdagoop2021
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Made my birthday perfect !
Absolutely amazing, get there on time because you will be riding with other people. Everyone had on there mask too.
ClintonLangston1
ClintonLangston1
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AMAZING
My girlfriend and I arrived 30 minutes before our 9:30 time slot and Cole let us go on at 9:00. That was a nice sur
trintrin19
trintrin19
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First Helicopter Ride
This was the best helicopter ride ever! Went with my boyfriend for his birthday and we loved it. Brian and cole too
PerfectRoom
PerfectRoom
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Please try it
The trip was very well organized and felt safe right from the start. Its a great tourist activity or a surprise bir
oliversB8164KL
oliversB8164KL
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Amazing
The helicopter was absolutely amazing and the highlight of my trip to New York. The pilot and all the staff members
rachelpN8604HT
rachelpN8604HT
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Have to do experience
Amazing tour of the city Skyline as a gift for my boyfriend and we both loved it. Pilot was amazing and funny, very
215tashaw
215tashaw
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Awesome experience
I took the helicopter vine on 911 on my birthday I’ve always wanted to fly into the city my experience was amazing
750alync
750alync
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Amazing Everything!!
!!! Amazing everything!!! Service, niceness, fun, safety, flexibility, easy, accesible, everything was perfect. The
laurenmiller620
laurenmiller620
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Can’t wait to fly with HeliNY again!!!
Well worth the money!! The experience was priceless. Myself & 2 friends did the Manhattan Highlights tour & it was
Sohnio
Sohnio
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Great experience-we recommend it
We traveled from Manhattan via train to Linden station and took an Uber to the airport and back which worked great.
Z-Nova-66
Z-Nova-66
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The Great New York Experience
I had a Great time , Crew was very friendly and very Knowledgeable about what to look at and and some of the Histor
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