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New York Helicopter Tour – 5 Boroughs | 18-20 Minutes


  • 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


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 Devine 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 your 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.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?



18 - 20 minutes

Start time

Helicopter flights operate at the following times: Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 6:30pm (Flights leave every 30 minutes)
Sunday: 09:00am - 5:00pm (Flights leave every 30 minutes)
Please state your preferred time in the special requests field
Duration: 18 - 20 minutes

Meeting point

The tour starts from Downtown Manhattan Heliport at 6 East River Piers, NY 10004.
Please report at the meeting point 30 minutes before the start time for check-in. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure safety briefing.

Ending point

The tour ends at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport.

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  • 18-20 minutes helicopter flight


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals


Don’t forget your camera

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details

All passengers are required to pay a $30.00 per person facility fee (35.00$ from March15), upon arrival, at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport.

Please specify your preferred start time in the special requests field at the time of booking.

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.

We do not fly over Yankee Stadium during home games

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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
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Cancellation policy

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