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See New York's famous landmarks from the air on an exhilarating 15-minute helicopter tour. You'll come face-to-face with the Statue of Liberty as you fly above the Hudson River. Admire the iconic Empire State Building, the silver Art Deco brilliance of the Chrysler Building, and the sprawling green expanse of Central Park. A must for any visitor to New York City!


  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Multiple departure times and locations available

  • What You Can Expect

    On your 15-minute New York sightseeing helicopter flight you'll experience the grandeur of Manhattan's famous skyline in a way that's impossible from the ground. You'll also see the most famous landmark in the US, the Statue of Liberty, from the air!

    Starting from New York's Downtown Heliport, situated close to Battery Park and Wall Street, your flight takes you past the World Financial Center, Empire State, Chrysler, Woolworth, and Met Life Buildings and over Ellis Island and the Hudson River to reach the George Washington Bridge. Your pilot is on hand to provide commentary on the points of interest seen during your flight via the headphones provided, and all seats on board the helicopter provide spectacular views over the city.

    Escape New York's lines and crowds by taking to the skies!

    Please note: The listed price does not include the heliport fee, USD$35.00 per person, payable at the time of tour check-in. After April 1 2017, the security fee will increase to USD$40.00 per person.

    Cancellation Policy

    Package is cancellable prior to three days from the commencement of the service.

Customer Reviews

Catherine C


This was a great trip. Pure class and everyone was in a good mood. Staff was great. Highly recommend

Marcus K


Great fun in the waitingroom, and a spectacular trip. Absolutely recommendable to do and you can save yourself hours in line for the topfloor of the emire state building -

Stig Magnus B


Best view you can get from Manhattan

Fabian v


Worth the money !

Teodor O


As one of the cheapest helicopter tours available, this was worth it. It's an awesome experience and quite frankly, the helicopter was so steady and the pilot was so gentle to it that the whole thing felt surprisingly safe and comfortable. I loved the fact that I could have my camera strapped on and film the entire ride. The views of Manhattan are, obviously, unique, from all the way up there. I thought 15 minutes would be too little, but it's actually fine.



  • Helicopter tour

  • Exclusions

    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • The listed price does not include the heliport fee, USD$35.00 per person, payable at the time of tour check-in. After April 1 2017, the heliport fee will increase to USD$40.00 per person. The heliport surcharge is required by our local supplier and is not within our control.

    • Additional Info

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Once your booking is complete, you may call and advise your specific flight time preference to guarantee a spot on the day of your choice. Reservations are STRONGLY encouraged
      • Tours are not private. All helicopters seat 5-6 passengers
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Tour operator reserves the right to upgrade, alter or terminate any or all sightseeing tours due to security, weather or acts of God
      • Weight restrictions may apply. In general, passengers may not exceed 350lbs (159 kg) and all safety equipment must fit properly
      • Children 0-1 years are free. These children must ride on a parent or guardian's lap. Lap children must weigh less than 35 lbs (15 kg) and will be weighed on the day of flight. Parents must also bring proof of age. Children who occupy a seat will be charged at the regular rate regardless of age or weight
      • Security Requirements: All guests must observe the following security requirements:

      • Must have a valid photo ID (i.e. - Passport or Drivers License)
      • Must check in all bags with security
      • No handbags or carry on bags will be allowed on the flight
      • Must walk through a metal detector
      • Personal cameras and video cameras are allowed onboard once they clear through security (disposable cameras available for purchase at heliport and will be allowed onboard the aircraft as well)
      • Due to federal law this flight does not fly directly over New York City

      • Voucher info

        You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

        Departure Point

        Flights operate from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport

        Departure Time

        Flights leave every half hour from 9am to 630pm Monday- Saturday. Closed on Sunday. Holidays 9am to 5pm.
        Reservations Required. 

        You will be required to call the tour operator upon arrival in New York to confirm flight time. You must check in 30 minutes prior to departure time.

        All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.


        15 minutes

        Return Details

        Returns to original departure point

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