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New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Zip Aviation
6 E River Bikeway, New York, NY 10004, USAAddress: 6 E River Piers New York, NY 10004 Located on Pier 6 (2 Building North of Staten Island ferry and the East River). Look for Zip Aviation.
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  • Pass by Brooklyn Bridge
    Pass by Statue of Liberty
    Pass by Chrysler Building
    Pass by Empire State Building
    Pass by Ellis Island
    Pass by Central Park
    Pass by Times Square
    Pass by Yankee Stadium
    Pass by George Washington Bridge
    Pass by Manhattan Bridge
    Pass by Governors Island National Monument
    Pass by Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters
    Pass by New York Harbor
    Pass by Queensboro Bridge
    Pass by Williamsburg Bridge
You'll end at
Zip Aviation
6 E River Bikeway, New York, NY 10004, USAAddress: 6 E River Piers New York, NY 10004 Located on Pier 6 (2 Building North of Staten Island ferry and the East River). Look for Zip Aviation.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Zip Aviation, 6 E River Bikeway, New York, NY 10004, USA
Duration
30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 25–30-minute helicopter tour
  • Local taxes
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • The listed price does not include a $40 per person heliport/security fee
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Helicopter seating is based on a 4- or 6-passenger helicopter, whichever is available at the time of your tour
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 250lbs (113kgs) will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour. 300-lb (136kg) maximum weight per passenger.
  • All passengers including children must have ID/Passport or you may be denied your flight
  • Please note, audio language selection is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Should more than 2 languages be requested on the same flight, the audio commentary may default to English
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Michael B wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
I didn´t wait long, a perfect organisation, very friendly staff, safty instructions exelent, They help you however they can. A trip I woul´d never forget. Very special thank to Santiago the right man at the right position. The whole team was courteous and helpfull and also very
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island
Responded 5 Jan 2020
Hello Michael (I9462DPmichaelb), Thank you for your review. We're glad you had an unforgettable experience. Thank you also for mentioning our Heliport Staff. They indeed do a great job in ensuring that everybody is safe while having a great time. Cheers!
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alistairbrooker1 wrote a review Nov 2019
Northampton, United Kingdom4 contributions2 helpful votes
We actually went on this with my older daughter in Sept 2018.as part of her birthday. Andrew Woods was the pilot. He made the trip very enjoyable, he even took some pictures afterwards. A terrific pilot with a great sense of humour. Would recommend this company.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island
Responded 5 Dec 2019
Hello alistairbrooker1, Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you had an enjoyable Tour. We agree with you, Capt. Andrew Woods makes flying a lot of fun! Cheers!
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354 wrote a review Sep 2019
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom6 contributions9 helpful votes
Fantastic experience! Very organised, haven’t rated 5 as there was an issue with the audio in the helicopter and our mikes did’t work. Slightly miffed to be asked to pay $2 non-refundable for lockers to put our belongings in and then to be sold photos at the end given the
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island
Responded 15 Sep 2019
Hello 354, Thank you for your review. Our Ops Team will look into the headphones/audio issue, thank you for bringing this to our attention. Purchase of the photos taken before your Tour is optional. It is not mandatory that you buy them. While in-flight, you can take as many photos as you want using your camera, smartphone or iPad. Thank you.
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LeighCS1961 wrote a review Jul 2019
Brackley, United Kingdom14 contributions5 helpful votes
What a fabulous experience - seeing the city from the air. Not a cheap excursion, but having been to NY before and visited all the famous landmarks on foot, it was my friends' birthday we decided to treat ourselves. We were fortunate to have clear weather and the views were
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island
Responded 4 Aug 2019
Hello LeighCS1961, Thank you for leaving a wonderful review. We wholeheartedly agree - seeing Manhattan from the sky is an amazing experience! On a clear day, the views are breathtaking! Hope you were able to take plenty of pictures! Cheers!
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Climber54921900986 wrote a review Jun 2019
1 contribution3 helpful votes
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 safe flying around and i would
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island
Responded 24 Jun 2019
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 again! Cheers!
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters
MLF3NJ
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Incredible Helicopter Tour
I took this helicopter tour last summer, before all the chaos that 2020 brought, and it definitely ranks as one of
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elin8
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New York from above - awesome.
Of course a helicopter ride around the Statue of Liberty is amazing. The staff were very nice and we had an amazing
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kimsM7998OG
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Amazing view
The flight was incredible, but soo short. Tip: sit on the right side, then you can see the central park (and city)
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KristenHunter1
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Amazing experience!
No better way to see the city and all the iconic sights than from this helicopter tour! Worth the money! It was an
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Heys73
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Trip with the irishman
We did this trip today it was a great way to get a birds eye view of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan skyline .T
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gonzdrov
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Rip-off
Total rip-off You hire 15 min for 200$.We flew for 12 min,20% less,and they didn’t refund those 40 $ back.We were
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Rebbecca N
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Mother and daughter Christmas holiday flight
Absolutely fantastic. Highly recommend this company. Fabulous experience. From start to finish staff were professio
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StevenAJK
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Had a blast
A bit tight seating but work the experience will recommend. Hope I get to do it again and again and again
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gavin c
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Helicopter ride
Great trip this one , we both had window seats which was fantastic, staff were really friendly and efficient. Tha
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Inspiration827108
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A good trip all around
I experienced a similar trip in Rio this year so when comparing the two this was more limited in time and there was
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oli356
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Not cheap, but a flight of a lifetime opportunity.
Firstly, this isn't a cheap experience, with the $40 fee to the heliport you pay on the day, it must have come in a
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cscottaz
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Really Fun - But Tight
Very much enjoyed the trip. The views are extremely cool. We were lucky as well, as we arrived early the company g
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Bob C
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A must-do!
Absolutely recommend. The views are outstanding! I would do it again! The checking at the heliport was smooth, faci
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Susanotoole
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Surprise treat
cancelled due to weather....gutted!! Very friendly and helpful staff. They kept be updated constantly...hopefully
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Hayley D
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Helicopter ride over New York
Everything was perfect except the call charges I received from ringing the company to confirm I would be coming. Yo
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  • Duration: 30m
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