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30 Minutes NYC Helicopter Tour with Heliport Fee

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Sights Covered

  • Statue of Liberty
  • Ellis Island
  • One World Trade Center
  • 9/11 Memorial
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Battery Park
  • Wall Street/Financial District
  • Empire State Building
  • Chrysler Building
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Times Square
  • U.S.S. Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum
  • Central Park
  • Columbia University
  • Grant's Tomb
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Harlem and Harlem River
  • Bronx & Yankee Stadium
  • Palisades Cliffs
  • Spuyten Devil Bridge
  • Verrazano Bridge (not included in 15 and 20 Min. Tours)
  • Staten Island (not included in 15 and 20 Min. Tours)
  • Coney Island Beach & Amusement Park (not included in 15 and 20 Min. Tours)
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Your Experience

Once you hop into your luxury helicopter at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport, you will set off on your stunning, 15 minute aerial tour of the city. Soar above New York and get up close to the landmarks that form the city's enchanting skyline. Your route will first take you past the Governer's Island, right adjacent to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, which has been a welcoming beacon to visitors to the New World for over a century! Head south to see the suspended bridge that is the gateway between Staten Island and New York, the Verazzano Narrows Bridge. Look out upon the bays that make up Staten Island before heading to a very different island indeed. Every summer, Coney Island turns into the amusement park, fever dream of every kid in New York and there's no better way to admire it's intricacies than from the air!

Cruise up the length of Manhattan until you get to the impressive George Washington Bridge before making your way back and, while doing so, getting a closer look at iconic parts of the city. Marvel at the architecture of the United Palace Cathedral and Trinity Church as well gazing in awe at the arena that can hold up to 50,000 screaming fans, Yankee Stadium. Hover past the Grant National Memorial and the signature turquoise roofs of Columbia University's buildings. Enjoy an intimate view of the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings and Times Square, practically synonymous with New York itself. Get a closer look at the U.S.S. Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum and admire the organized chaos that is Chelsea Piers. Soar past the West Village and Tribeca before you can examine Ground Zero and see the 9/11 Memorial, in remembrance of the day that changed the city forever.

You will then make your way back to the heliport, having experienced New York in a way that most people never get to!

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Route

NYC Helicopter Tour - 30 Mins

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Know Before You Go

Operational Hours

Flights run from Monday-Saturday only since New York city flight regulations prohibit flights on Sundays.

Timings are indicative, actual flight timings are subject to weather conditions and availability.

Please note that, for security reasons, flights will not be operational on days/times when games at Yankee Stadium are occurring at the same time or if the President of the United States is visiting New York.

Departure Location and How to Get There

Downtown Manhattan Heliport 6, 6 E River Bikeway, New York, 10004

If you're coming by Subway, you can take lines 1 and 2 to South Ferry, line 3 to Wall Street, lines 4 and 5 to Bowling Green and line R to Whitehall Street and line J to Wall Street.

If you're driving, take Exit 1 off the FDR.

If you're coming by bus, take M1, M6, M15 to South Ferry

General Information:

Please bring a valid Photo ID.

You may be asked to check-in all handbags.

A security screening (pass via a metal detector) may also occur before your flight.

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Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.

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Bridget Lynch
Bridget
Reviewed in April, 2018

WOW! Absolutely an amazing experience.

Joy Santos
Joy
Reviewed in April, 2018

Such an interactive course! The staff was immensly helpful and we were able to learn so much about NYC in the ride as well.

Mildred Elliott
Mildred
Reviewed in April, 2018

The helicopter was also beautiful and we were allowed to take as many pictures as we want. Memorable!

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You will receive an email confirmation with your voucher shortly. No need to print. You can show the mobile voucher at the ticketing counter. Please carry a valid Photo Id for identification.

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Donwtown Manhattan Heliport 6, East River Piers, New York

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