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New York Helicopter Tour – 5 Boroughs | 18-20 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 18-20 minutes and allows you to see not just Manhattan but other New York boroughs
  • The flight is narrated by your English speaking pilot
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    18 - 20 minutes

    Start time

    Helicopter flights operate 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.
    Duration: 18 - 20 minutes

    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

    Downtown Manhattan Heliport.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    See the best of New York on this exciting helicopter flight that covers all five Boroughs of the Big Apple.

    Soar above the Statue of Liberty, gaze down at the Financial District and see the graceful arches of Brooklyn Bridge. You will also fly over the much-loved central park.

    But this fantastic tour does not stop at Manhattan – you will also fly over Yankee Stadium, St. John the Divine Cathedral, Columbia University, George Washington Bridge and the Palisades of New Jersey.

    This is truly the most all-encompassing NY Helicopter Tour


    This all-encompassing New York Helicopter Tour departs from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport.

    Your route takes you over all the NYC highlights and is a comprehensive aerial tour that covers all five boroughs.

    Your tour begins down the Hudson River from where you are offered your first captivating views of the New York City skyline. You will continue to New York Harbor from where you will enjoy the best views possible of the Statue of Liberty.

    Then fly over the gleaming skyscrapers which make up the financial capital of the world, Manhattan’s Financial District.

    Your helicopter will then continue up the Hudson River towards Midtown where you will see all of New York City’s most famous skyscrapers: The Empire State Building, the Chrysler, Met Life (Pan Am) and Woolworth Buildings. While most Heli tours just skim Central Park this tour offers you expansive views of this much-loved NYC focal point.

    Leaving Manhattan you will see the Yankee Stadium, home of the New York Yankees, St John the Divine Cathedral, Columbia University, George Washington Bridge, and the Palisade of New Jersey.

    The Helicopter will land at the Downtown Heliport at the end of the tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 18-20 minutes helicopter flight


    • $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.

    $35.00 per person heliport fee must be paid when you check in for your flight

    You need to 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.

    It is not permitted to fly over Yankee Stadium during home games

    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