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New York Helicopter Tour – Manhattan Highlights | 12-15 Minutes

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily except sunday

  • Duration

    12 – 15 minutes

  • Start time

    Regular Season: 9am – 5:30pm 

    Winter Season: 10am – 4pm 

    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
    Make your way to Downtown Manhattan Heliport at 6 East River Piers, NY 10004.
    Please be at the heliport 30 minutes before your flight time to complete the check-in and security process.
  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point 

Key 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


Take a 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 to NYC!

After watching a safety video and receiving a briefing from the crew you will rise into the air over The Big Apple and enjoy an up-close view of the Statue of Liberty. 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. 

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. 

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, and finally Ground Zero, the site of the World Trade Center.

About the Supplier: Helicopter Flight Services provide affordable helicopter tours in NY to tourists and have a fleet of the most modern and quietest Bell and Airbus helicopters. They take the maximum safety precautions to make the journey comfortable and entertaining. 


  • 12-15 minutes helicopter flight
  • Commentary from the pilot
  • Headset
  • Map

Please note

We give you the freedom to arrange your flight at a time that's suitable for you. Once you arrive in New York, make sure to call the local operator about the exact time you wish to fly.

Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Always keep a photo ID handy just to be safe.

Only cameras and pocket wallets are permitted on the helicopters. 

Customer Reviews

  • Andrii Chechitka
    A must do in NY!!!

    wonderfull experience to see NY in sych way! definately recommend!...

    Ukraine 05/09/2016
  • Jablonska Paulina
    Fun time with a nice crew

    Had a blast during the flight. The crew and the pilot were really nice. Definitely will book anothee trip once I'm back in NY....

    Poland 02/29/2016
  • Hua chenglong
    A must in NYC

    It was an overall great experience, we didn't have the best weather but it was very enjoyable, great pilot and fast service, we really enjoyed it and it will totally recommend it...

    China 01/17/2016

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