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New York Helicopter Tour – Downtown & Midtown Highlights | 12-15 Minutes

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Highlights

  • Heli tours are a must-do and this one covers all New York highlights
  • 180 degree views from large windows and headsets to hear pilot commentary
  • Highly-skilled pilots fly the Bell 407 which offers speed, safety and a smooth ride
  • Fly over highlights such as the Statue of Liberty, Empire State, Brooklyn Bridge & more!
  • **ALL INCLUSIVE** All taxes and heliport charges are included in the tour cost

Overview

Take a quick spin above the dramatic New York skyline! This helicopter tour, with its majestic views of iconic sights such as the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the World Financial Center, is a must for any visitor. The fabulous skyline comes alive as you hover over the city that never sleeps.

Celebrate freedom by looking on the lovely Lady Liberty!

Embrace freedom and remember the immigrant dream at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Soar above the Hudson River, marveling at the iconic Empire State Building and Chrysler Building!

See the Chelsea Piers, the intended destination for the ill-fated RMS Titanic.

Itinerary

The unforgettable New York Helicopter Tour – Downtown & Midtown Highlights adventure begins when you make your way to the Downtown Manhattan Heliport at Pier 6 on the East River, located between the South Street Seaport and the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. On this incredible helicopter tour, you’ll get a bird’s eye view of the magical island of Manhattan!

After watching a safety video and receiving a briefing from the crew you will rise into the air over The Big Apple. You’ll enjoy an up-close view of the Statue of Liberty, that marvelous gift from the people of France to the U.S.A As you hover over Ellis Island, you’ll remember the millions of immigrants whose first views of the U.S.A were at that very spot. From 1892 until 1954, this was the busiest immigrant inspection station in the U.S.A

You’ll take in the majestic Brooklyn Bridge, over 120 years old and one of the oldest suspension bridges in the U.S.A As you make your way up the Hudson River, you’ll enjoy the sights of the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building, those iconic Art Deco structures that symbolize the New York City skyline. You’ll be impressed by the World Financial Center, home to companies such as American Express and Merrill Lynch.

You’ll fly over the Chelsea Piers, which were used for passenger ships in the early 20th century and were the destination of the ill-fated Titanic. At the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, you’ll see a collection of museum ships, including the USS Intrepid and the Concorde SST, as well as the Space Shuttle Enterprise.

Along the New Jersey Coast, you’ll have remarkable views of the Goldman Sachs Tower, the tallest building in New Jersey, as well as the Colgate Clock and Liberty State Park, which was opened in 1976 as part of the celebrations for the bicentennial of American Independence.

You’ll see Ground Zero, the site of the World Trade Center, where the city’s and the nation’s heart was broken on September 11, 2001.

Upon completion of the tour, you will disembark at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport and be free to make your way back to your accommodation.

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Reviews

Blue sky, sun and friendly people.... Dr. Rudolf M. Gruendler

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

12 – 15 minutes

Start time

Flights are available at the following times Mondays - Saturdays: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Sundays: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Please state your preferred start time in the special requests field at the time of booking.
Duration: 12 – 15 minutes

Meeting point

Downtown Manhattan Heliport – Pier 6 – East River. Located between the South Street Seaport and the Staten Island Ferry

Ending point

Downtown Manhattan Heliport

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Inclusions

  • 12 – 15 minute helicopter flight
  • Commentary from the pilot
  • Head-set
  • Map, information pack

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals

Do/Dont's

Don’t forget the camera to capture the glorious photo opportunities! Make sure you carry photo identification with you

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Please note

Please call the number on your booking voucher at least 24 hours in advance to confirm departure details.

Government issued photo identification must be presented.

All bags are subject to inspection.

All passengers are required to view a safety video before flying.

Complimentary lockers are available to hold your belongings while flying. Only cameras and pocket wallets are permitted on the helicopters. Bags/purses must be placed in the lockers.

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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.
  • You will be shown a safety video in English, Spanish, French and German and will briefed on safety by the crew.
  • Sound-insulating headsets are given to each passenger to listen and speak with the pilot and one another.
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Cancellation policy

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