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New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights - with unbiased reviews

New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights

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2 adults
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Get a perspective on New York City that most visitors miss when you take to the air for a scenic helicopter tour. See Manhattan’s most iconic sights, from the Empire State Building to Central Park, in a matter of minutes; you even catch a glimpse of the majestic Statue of Liberty. Upgrade to include a roundtrip shuttle transfer from Midtown Manhattan to the heliport.
  • 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
12–15 minutes
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
  • 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 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.
About the operator
By: Helicopter Flight Services - Helicopter Tours
Perfect trip
I enjoyed it very much,it was a wonderful view over New York and I would like to do it again as soon as I can, I
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Amazing !!!
It was an EXCELLENT trip As soon as we walked in we were very well received by the staff. The pilot was a great
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Amazing Flight!
We flew round the Statue of Liberty and up the Hudson with AMAZING views of all of New York and Jersey. Cannot
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Emilie L
Great tour. Highly recommended
I enjoyed the 20-minute tour & I really appreciated the pilote comments! The view was breathtaking. I recommend it!
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Tristan H
Kendal, United Kingdom
Just brilliant
Staff were amazing and very friendly. I booked direct to avoid any issues with third parties and the
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Anouk L
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium
Definitely worth every penny!! Great experience and even better service.
I chose the helicopter tour of 15 minutes for 2. I booked online, a week in advance. We enjoyed the online
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Kasey B
London, United Kingdom
Absolutely INCREDIBLE unmissable experience! Really friendly and professional staff, exceptional views and great
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sophia s
Best experience of our lives, we would do it again in a heart beat and every member of staff was fantastic
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Bashayer A
Kuwait City, Kuwait
It was an amazing experience.. NYC can be too close to your hands. I recommend to take the 30 min tour as 20 mins
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Elliot M
Very good experience!! Great tour of New York City. Very reasonable price what we got. Would definitely recommend
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