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New York Helicopter Tour – City Highlights | 12–15 Minutes

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Key Highlights

  • A NYC Helicopter Tour is a must-do travel experience – book now!
  • Helicopter flights in New York sell out – guarantee your place!
  • Our reliable local partner has over 25 years’ experience and an impeccable safety record
  • The flight lasts 12-15 minutes and allows you to see the iconic Manhattan skyline and Central Park
  • The flight is narrated by your English speaking pilot
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily expect Sunday

    Duration

    12 - 15 minutes

    Start time

    Flights are available at the following times:
    Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 6:30pm
    Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    If you would like to pre book a time please state this in the special requests field at the time of booking. Otherwise you have the freedom to arrange this on arrival in New York City.

    Meeting Point

    The tour starts from Downtown Manhattan Heliport at 6 East River Piers, NY 10004.
    Please arrive at the heliport 30 minutes before your flight time to complete the check in and security formalities.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Get a bird’s eye view of New York as you enjoy an exhilarating helicopter ride over Manhattan’s famous skyline.

    Fly above iconic landmarks such as the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and the Chrysler building. Soar over New York Harbor, the George Washington Bridge, and get wonderful views of the world-renowned Central Park.

    This is a must-do NYC experience - book your place today!

    Itinerary

    This incredible New York Helicopter Tour tour departs from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport.

    There is nothing quite like the magnificence of the Big Apple by helicopter. This exhilarating helicopter ride takes you all over Manhattan, giving you a bird’s eye view of some of the iconic buildings.

    You will fly past America’s most famous landmark; the Statue of Liberty. Get a bird’s eye view of Ellis Island along with the beautiful New York Harbor.

    Your route will take you over the financial capital of the world, Manhattan’s Financial District and the new Freedom Tower. You will then fly over Midtown where you will see the Empire State, Chrysler, Woolworth and Met Life (Pan Am) Buildings.

    Catch a glimpse of the George Washington Bridge before taking in the green expanse of the world-renowned Central Park.

    The thrilling helicopter tour ends at the Downtown Heliport.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • 12 - 15 minute helicopter flight

    Exclusions

    • $35.00 per person heliport fee must be paid when you check in for your flight
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local operator to book your exact time slot. We do not set this for you to give you the freedom to arrange this around your other plans/weather etc.

    All passengers are required to pay a $35.00 per person facility fee upon arrival at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport.

    Please carry a photo identity card (passport / license etc).

    Max capacity of a helicopter is 6 passengers and 1 pilot

    Children Under 2 years of age AND under 35lbs fly for free when sitting on an adults lap.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • Brilliant Helicopter Flight

      Really enjoyed the experience, pilot very friendly and knowledgeable. A bit of a wait to get on the flight but worth it....

      Andrew Hyndman
    • Really Worth it...! Best Experience of my life...

      I totally recommend this tour, We really enjoyed, we will never forget it!!!.. The Pilot was really nice with us......

      NORMA ANGELICA MACIAS MTZ
    • First time in a helicoptor and it wont be my last.

      It was my first time in a helicopter and it was magnificent. It was very professional and safely run experience. The staff and especially the Pilot were brilliant....

      j bennett
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