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915 Reviews

20 Minute NYC Helicopter Tour from Downtown Manhattan

Highlights

  • Soar above the city and see birds-eye views of some of the most famous landmarks in New York in a leisurely manner so you miss nothing during your 20-minute tour.
  • Marvel at the sights along the river and monuments that you would only be able to see on this tour, like Staten and Coney Island!
  • Your friendly and professional pilot will be giving live commentary during your tour, which you can enjoy as you sit back and marvel at the sights.

Summary

Your Experience

Once you hop into your luxury helicopter at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport, you will set off on your stunning, 17-20-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 north to see the George Washington Bridge, one of the busiest bridges in the world. Admire the best Manhattan tourist attractions from above including the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, the Empire State Building, and One World Trade Center.

Above midtown, admire the entire length of Central Park, spot Columbia University, or the historic Grant’s Tomb, the largest mausoleum in North America. Cruise past New Jersey’s beautiful palisade cliffs or northern Manhattan’s Inwood Hill Park, the last natural forest in this urban metropolis. While you're at it, you'll even get to catch a glimpse of the Yankee Stadium as you soar above the Hudson River. You will then make your way back to the heliport, having experienced New York in a way that most people never get to!

Sights Covered

  • Statue of Liberty
  • Ellis Island
  • One World Trade Center
  • Chrysler Building
  • Empire State Building
  • Chelsea Piers
  • The Intrepid
  • Central Park
  • Columbia University
  • Grant's Tomb
  • Yankee Stadium
  • The Palisades
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Northern Tip of Manhattan

Ticket Info

What's Included?

Shared 20-minute helicopter tour
Heliport fee

Ticket Delivery

Your mobile voucher will be sent to you shortly. You can show the mobile voucher at the ticketing counter. Please carry a valid Photo ID for identification.

Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

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

FAQs

Know Before You Go

Important Information

  • Maximum weight for any passenger should be 275 pounds.
  • All passengers must pass through a metal detector security screening and present a valid government-issued ID for security purposes.
  • You may be asked to check in your handbags before your flight.
  • 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.

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.

Departure Location

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

Getting There

  • By Subway: 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.
  • By Car: Take Exit 1 off the FDR.
  • By Bus: Take M1, M6, M15 to South Ferry

Location

Helicopter Flight Services Inc, Downtown Manhattan Heliport pier 6, New York, United States

Reviews

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Maury Decay

July, 2020
Quick and easy! I accidentally entered a wrong email address and got contacted straight away through the online chat. Definitely using this service again in the future.
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Razmik Sargsyan

May, 2020
Easy, quick & Reliable. Everything one needs.
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Binesh Tholath

April, 2020
Booked straight away and got my tickets by email in about 2 minutes. Highly recommended. Thanks easyGuide.
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Jaime Pattison

April, 2020
easyGuide always gives me exciting things to do at great prices. They keep my sense of adventure flowing and I always turn to them when I’m looking for something to do.
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