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New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island

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  • Comprehensive 25-30-minute helicopter flight over New York City
  • Fly over Manhattan, New York Harbor and the five boroughs
  • Bird's-eye views of the Statue of Liberty, Ground Zero, Empire State Building and Central Park
  • Fly on modern, comfortable state of the art aircraft
  • See districts of Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island
  • Great photo opportunities of Manhattan's world-famous skyline
  • The most complete helicopter tour of New York City!
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Get a bird's eye view of New York City wit this comprehensive 25-30-minute Grand Island helicopter ride around the City that Never Sleeps. See some of the world's most famous landmarks from the sky, offering a fresh and exciting perspective: Central Park, Times Square, the Empire State  Building, the Brooklyn Bridge and Yankee Stadium are all sites to behold. It will be grand indeed!
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Ascend into the sky starting at the heliport in downtown Manhattan and get ready for some thrills on this Grand Island 25-minute helicopter ride throughout New York City. Get an up-close and personal view of the Statue of Liberty and then cruise right by One World Trade Center, the tallest building in North America, before flying along Frank Gehry's dynamic 76-story 8 Spuce Street tower and the Brooklyn Bridge. Fly right over Chinatown and the Lower East Side heading north before seeing bustling Times Square below. 
Keeping flying north, going over that giant swath of green known as Central Park and head up to the Bronx where you'll get a great view of legendary Yankee Stadium, the world's third most expensive sports stadium. After this, head back south, passing by the George Washington Bridge, the United Nations and the historic South Street Seaport. 
There is no better way to get a great sight of New York City than via a helicopter and this 25-30-minute thrill-a-second is the way to do it. 
Please note: The listed price does not include a US $40 per person heliport/security fee, payable at the time of tour check-in.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely, exciting and breathtaking. We flew the grand tour. All the people that works with Zip aviation were very nice and professional. We had a great time with Andrew the irish pilot. He was fun and really knew what he was doing. It felt really...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Climber54921900986
ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Climber54921900986, Thank you for your review. Our dedicated Zip Team works hard to ensure that you have an unforgettable, fun and safe flying experience.We love our city and we're proud to show her off! Next time you're back in NYC, come fly with us...More

Reviewed 16 May 2019 via mobile

What an amazing morning...professional staff to greet you and explain everything. And Andrew was the best pilot...it was my birthday/wedding anniversary so I got to sit beside him. Great banter and views to die for. Thank you Andrew for a trip to remember

Date of experience: May 2019
5  Thank Delyth E
Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Delyth E, Thank you for your review! What a great way to spend your Birthday and Wedding and Anniversary! We are honored that you chose to spend it with us. Cheers!

Reviewed 6 April 2019

Wow! Everything we had hoped for and more! We opted for the Grand Island flight and it was worth every penny. The pilot went out of his way to show us the sights and added his own little commentary which was informative and amusing. You...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2019

Hello dwparkes, We thank you for your review. The 30-minute Helicopter Tour is indeed worth every penny. You get to see Manhattan from tip to tip and more! The view from the Hudson River is incredible! Cheers!

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

I bought the 30 min "grand tour" and loved every second of it. The pilot (Andrew Woods) was Irish and really helped us feel relaxed and get ready with our cameras when we hovered for the best pics of the big landmarks. The guys on...More

8  Thank Irishladonthemove
Reviewed 17 September 2018

My first flight in a helicopter and part of my birthday present. Andrew Woods, pilot, made the experience so special (including playing ‘Happy Birthday’ for me). I was lucky to be in the front seat, so had the very best views as we soared the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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It’s best to check the weather reports and then choose as clearer day as you can. Low cloud will obscure the top of buildings
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