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Complete New York, New York Helicopter Tour

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Downtown Manhattan Heliport, 6 East River Piers, enter at South St. & Broad St.
Manhattan, NY 10004
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Take the ultimate helicopter tour over New York! This 20-minute aerial tour covers all five Boroughs. You'll see the Statue of Liberty, Chrysler Building, Empire State, Central Park, and many other famous landmarks in a way that's impossible from the ground.
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Highlights

  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Multiple departure times and locations available

Your New York sightseeing adventure begins as you fly down the Hudson River toward the harbor, passing Manhattan's Financial District, the Woolworth Building and Ellis Island. After a bird's-eye view of the Statue of Liberty, fly over Governors Island and the Verrazano Bridge joining Brooklyn and Staten Island.

Returning up the Hudson, you'll pass the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid to view Midtown's famous skyscrapers: Empire State, Chrysler and Met Life (Pan Am) Buildings, along with Central Park, St. John the Divine Cathedral, Columbia University, George Washington Bridge and the Palisade of New Jersey.

Please note: You must call to reserve your preferred time after booking. The listed price does not include the heliport fee, USD$40.00 per person, payable at the time of tour check-in.

Inclusions

  • Helicopter tour

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • The listed price does not include the heliport fee, USD$40.00 per person, payable at the time of tour check-in. 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 (158.7 kg) and all safety equipment must fit properly
  • 0-1 years old free. The child must weigh less than 35 lbs (15 kg) and will be weighed on the day of flight. Parents must also bring proof of age
  • 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

Terms & Conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Voucher Info

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

Local operator information

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Schedule & Info

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.

    Duration
    20 minutes

    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point

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