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Combo (Save 5%): Empire State Building 86th Floor Tickets + 15-Min Standard NYC Helicopter Tour

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Experience the best of NYC with this cost-effective combo that offers a panoramic city view from the Empire State Building's 86th floor and a thrilling 15-min helicopter tour!


  • Head up to the Empire State Building's 86th-floor observatory for stunning views of NYC and use the binoculars for a closer look at the city below.

  • Explore the history of the iconic building through informative exhibits and admire the Art Deco Lobby with murals that evoke the essence of the 1930s.

  • Enjoy a bird's-eye view of NYC landmarks like Central Park's green expanse and the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island during a helicopter ride.

  • Use noise-canceling headsets for clear commentary and marvel at the Art Deco spire of the Empire State Building and the elegant lines of the Chrysler Building.

  • Fun Fact: The Empire State Building took just 1 year and 45 days to build. Did you know that its spire was originally designed as a docking station for airships?


Empire State Building

  • General admission to the 86th-floor observatory deck

  • High-power binoculars

  • Art Deco lobby access

  • Free wifi

15-Min Standard NYC Helicopter Tour

  • 12 to 15-min shared helicopter tour

  • Aerial view of 9+ attractions

  • Live commentary by the pilot

  • Noise-cancelling headsets

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.


6.4K reviews
Josetta Moore



Jul, 2024

THE BEAUTIFUL VIEW IF NEW YORK!! The history of how it was built and the history of the famous people that have been there and what you see from the top
Tamie Ospina



Jul, 2024

It was fast and easy with the digital tickets. We went to see the sunset and although it was crowded as you see we got some great pictures.
Kathleen Friday



Jul, 2024

The museum is amazing! Interactive and visually beautiful. The views are incredible but I learned so much from the museum, it was a highlight for me!
Lera A Winders



Jun, 2024

The view was great!!!...but some of the workers are very rude and not helpful! Besides the workers everything else was GREAT! Would definitely recommend!
Anna Hahne



May, 2024

A must do when in NY! A memorable experience for sure. Would like to do the night flight next time. Can highly recommend!

Enjoy the best of NYC from the skies and the iconic Empire State Building while saving on your travel budget with this combo deal. See the city from two unique perspectives in one unforgettable day. Whether you're an architecture enthusiast, a history buff, or simply love amazing views, this combo offers a perfect mix of ground and aerial adventures.

Empire State Building 86th Floor Ticket

Step into the iconic Empire State Building and start your visit with a grand staircase leading to a detailed building model. Learn about its history through exhibits on the 2nd and 80th floors, highlighting its rise as a pop culture icon. The Art Deco lobby is a treat, but the real deal is the 86th-floor observatory deck. Enjoy panoramic views of New York City, spotting landmarks like Central Park and Times Square. Your ticket includes access to high-power binoculars and free WiFi.

15-Min Standard NYC Helicopter Tour from Downtown Manhattan

Get ready for an incredible ride above the Big Apple on a thrilling 15-minute helicopter tour! Picture yourself soaring high above New York City, cruising along the scenic Hudson River. As you look down, you'll spot famous landmarks like Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, standing proud. The pilot will fill you in on all the cool details as you pass by, making the experience even more exciting. Plus, with noise-canceling headsets, you can relax and enjoy every moment of this epic adventure!

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Empire State Building

  • This experience is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.

  • Your guide dogs are welcome at the venue.

  • Accessible toilets are available at the venue.

Additional information

15-Min Standard NYC Helicopter Tour

  • Children aged under the age of 2 don’t require tickets but must sit on the lap of an adult.

  • The weight limit is 275 pounds or 125 kg per passenger, passengers who weigh more than this or close to this may have to wait for a flight that can safely accommodate their weight.

  • The helicopter does not fly over Manhattan itself, but up the Hudson, beside Manhattan.

  • Book your tickets in advance as the New York Helicopter Tour sells out quickly.

  • Plan your tour at the start of your NYC trip to account for potential rescheduling due to weather conditions.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please display the same at each ticket redemption point along with a valid photo ID.

Ticket redemption points

15-Min Standard NYC Helicopter Tour from Downtown Manhattan

  • Please check your final voucher for the redemption point details and specific instructions.

Empire State Building: General Admission Tickets

  • Show your ticket at Empire State Building.

  • Address: 20 W 34th St., New York, NY 10001, United States.

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