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New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island provided by HeliNY

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New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island

New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island
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Tour snapshot
Take a thrilling helicopter ride to see New York City from above
Duration:
25–30 minutes
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
6
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    25–30 minutes
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Group size:
    6
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Discover New York City’s must-see sites from above on this helicopter tour of Manhattan, Brooklyn and beyond. See dazzling skyscrapers and elegant bridges, sprawling Central Park, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, and more. Multiple departures are available to suit your schedule and all fees and surcharges are included.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 25-30 minutes
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Enjoy unrivaled aerial views of Manhattan’s most spectacular sites
  • Avoid surprises with all fees and surcharges included in the tour price
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the city skyline and landmarks like Central Park
What to expect
Embark on your tour at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport, near the southern tip of New York City’s most striking borough. Begin with a jaunt around its soaring skyscrapers—the Freedom Tower, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and One World Trade Center. Cruise over the harbor and take in views of France’s famous gift to the United States, the Statue of Liberty, the tiny island where your great grandparents may have entered America, and the world’s first steel suspension bridge, the Brooklyn Bridge. Extend your tour and head north up the Hudson River, checking out America’s first public park (Central Park), one of the country’s oldest universities (Columbia) and the jarringly beautiful Palisades, the sheer cliffs rising just west of Manhattan, and America's longest suspension bridge, the Verrazano Bridge.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 25-30 minutes
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Enjoy unrivaled aerial views of Manhattan’s most spectacular sites
  • Avoid surprises with all fees and surcharges included in the tour price
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the city skyline and landmarks like Central Park
What to expect
Embark on your tour at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport, near the southern tip of New York City’s most striking borough. Begin with a jaunt around its soaring skyscrapers—the Freedom Tower, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and One World Trade Center. Cruise over the harbor and take in views of France’s famous gift to the United States, the Statue of Liberty, the tiny island where your great grandparents may have entered America, and the world’s first steel suspension bridge, the Brooklyn Bridge. Extend your tour and head north up the Hudson River, checking out America’s first public park (Central Park), one of the country’s oldest universities (Columbia) and the jarringly beautiful Palisades, the sheer cliffs rising just west of Manhattan, and America's longest suspension bridge, the Verrazano Bridge.
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Call the number below and use the product code: 18421P3
Important information
Inclusions
  • Shared Helicopter Flight (shared experience with other travelers)
  • Live commentary on board, Floor to ceiling windows, Climate controlled cabin
  • Heliport Landing and Facility Fees
  • Fuel surcharge
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Duration
25–30 minutes
Departure details
  • HeliNY - Downtown Manhattan Heliport, 6 East River Piers, New York, NY 10004, USA The heliport is a large gray cement building with a big clock on the front. Please let security know you are flying with Helicopter Flight Services and they will direct you to our staff.
Additional information
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 275 lbs may be unable to fly. If passengers require a seat belt extender they will be unable to attend.
  • A current valid government issued photo ID is required on the day of travel
  • All bags are subject to inspection. Complimentary lockers are available to hold belongings while flying
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 2 must sit in an adults lap at no charge.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • 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
Inclusions
  • Shared Helicopter Flight (shared experience with other travelers)
  • Live commentary on board, Floor to ceiling windows, Climate controlled cabin
  • Heliport Landing and Facility Fees
  • Fuel surcharge
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Departure details
  • HeliNY - Downtown Manhattan Heliport, 6 East River Piers, New York, NY 10004, USA The heliport is a large gray cement building with a big clock on the front. Please let security know you are flying with Helicopter Flight Services and they will direct you to our staff.
Duration
25–30 minutes
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 275 lbs may be unable to fly. If passengers require a seat belt extender they will be unable to attend.
  • A current valid government issued photo ID is required on the day of travel
  • All bags are subject to inspection. Complimentary lockers are available to hold belongings while flying
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 2 must sit in an adults lap at no charge.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • 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
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 20 Jun 2020
A note from New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island
We will demonstrate how life preservers are worn and you will put your own life preserver on. You will place your own belongings into complimentary lockers. Headsets will be provided without microphones and will be disinfected between flights. You will have the option to use disposable earplugs.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    HeliNY - Downtown Manhattan Heliport
    6 East River Piers, New York, NY 10004, USA
    The heliport is a large gray cement building with a big clock on the front. Please let security know you are flying with Helicopter Flight Services and they will direct you to our staff.
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Brooklyn Bridge
    Statue of Liberty
    Chrysler Building
    Empire State Building
    Ellis Island
    Rockefeller Center
    Central Park
    General Grant National Memorial
    Coney Island
    Yankee Stadium
    George Washington Bridge
    Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
    Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
    Columbia University
    Brookfield Place
    Verrazano Narrows Bridge
    Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex
    New York Harbor
    HeliNY
    Palisades Interstate Park
    The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
    One World Trade Center
  • You'll return to the starting point
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5.0
149 reviews
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139
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Shawn Y2K
Pasadena, MD58 contributions
Oct 2021
Ran into traffic issues day of flight and the company was flexible and communicated well, Was able to make flight and do flight. The staff was friendly and very helpful. The pilot was awesome and the tour was great. I would highly recommend this company.
Written 18 October 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Bronwyn H
Thank you for flying with us! We are glad we were able to accommodate you.
Written 18 October 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Robynne M
1 contribution
Booked this flight as a team incentive, and very glad we did! Our first booking was delayed due to the weather so we took our flight a few weeks later than planned. Whole team was amazing, very thoughtful, excellent attention to detail, and really looked after us. Would highly recommend.
Written 29 January 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hi Robynne, We're so happy to hear that we were able to get your team together even with the weather delay! Thanks so much for you recommendation!
Written 30 January 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Souz M
United Arab Emirates565 contributions
Nov 2019
The location is very pretty straight forward if you're taking the metro. The place is only 10 mins walk to the harbor and it was pretty easy to walk in and just book your ticket to fly. The staff are very nice and supportive, the safety team are efficient and cautious. The Flight duration was 25 mins - you go around Manhattan up to Staten island and then back to Manhattan Bridge. And then you land - the Captain was very informative, explaining the city views for us.
Its one of the best experiences which you can do during your visit to New York ! Not to Miss ...
Written 5 January 2020
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Billmasonjr
Blue Ridge, GA3 contributions
Problem was the Tour was canceled because they said because of weather and that is 100% understandable, but I furnished my cell number and I received no call or email. I ask when they decided to cancel because the weather had not changed all day. Now that afternoon it did start raining. Anyway the least they could have done was called, we made a trip all the way from Time Square. Then they said they couldn’t call or notify us because I purchased through a third party (Trip Advisory) and they didn’t have that info, hard to believe. But I do feel the tour would have been great if we had got to go.
Written 15 May 2022
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Nicola R
1 contribution
Apr 2022 • Couples
I just loved every minute of this amazing experience. It was truly the highlight of our holiday. The views were absolutely fantastic, crystal clear as far as your eyes could see. The company are extremely friendly and professional, ensuring everyone was kept safe and most importantly enjoying their experience. I'd highly recommend doing a helicopter tour whilst visiting New York.
Written 30 April 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Janiew9
Isle of Man, UK6 contributions
This experience was terrific from booking it online to the actual flight on the helicopter.
Instructions and information from the organisers was spot on.
The staff greeting us at the helipad were friendly, and informative.
They know what they’re doing, so well trained and keep your safety a priority.
The sights by helicopter were amazing. I knew NYC was a big place, but you don’t realise how
big until you see it by air.
If you only decide to do one trip, do this one. Well worth it.
Got friends going to NYC soon and we’ll be telling them to do this flight.
Brilliant, so glad we did it.
Written 15 February 2022
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LTP
1 contribution
Oct 2021
There were 5 of us going up at 2 different times. The staff was able to accommodate us and get us all together on one flight. They were so helpful. The helicopter ride itself was awesome. Our pilot, John, was phenomenal. He was very knowledgeable about the city and he was funny as well.
Written 18 October 2021
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Bronwyn H
We're so glad we were able to accommodate your group and that you enjoyed your time with our pilot John! We will pass along your compliments to management.
Written 20 October 2021
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Yulia F
Samara, Russia7 contributions
Apr 2021
This cattle is amazing! I am delighted! A very high quality excursion. New York is superb from the sky. I RECOMMEND EVERYONE to feel it.

Special thanks to the staff - I love you.

Very attentive, kind and they stood up to my bad english.

I will definitely be back!

And I will definitely try to fly the helicopter.
Written 13 April 2021
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Bronwyn H
We're so happy to hear you had an amazing time! Thank you so much for recommending us and for sharing how great our staff were! We look forward to flying you again soon!
Written 14 April 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Trip483751
1 contribution
Aug 2021
Killer tour and comfortable ride. I was a first timer, so I have nothing to compare it to, but wow I was blown away by how comfortable and fun this was. The only knock is that the pilot had a slight accent, and we were all required to wear masks, so it was a bit tough to hear the names of some of the sights he was pointing out.
Written 6 August 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Bronwyn H
Thank you for such a thorough review! Happy to hear you you were blown away by the experience despite not hearing everything clearly. I'll make sure to pass your feedback to the appropriate party.
Written 13 August 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

@mortw888
Brockville, Canada28 contributions
Flew booked through Adrenaline-
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woah this is an awesome tour, 30 minutes and you see it all. The staff and pilot all super professional and helpful.
Written 21 December 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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Kazik_Deyna
Kazik_Deyna
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100% professional
Perfect experience from start to finish. Super friendly service, great atmosphere, really customer friendly. I rare
adrien472018
adrien472018
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Fantastic !!
Superb experience, attentive staff to leave you with a magical memory of New York seen from above !! Adrien from Fr
279shellyf
279shellyf
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Very best excursion!!
Absolutely loved this excursion. It was actually my favorite excursion. We saw everything from the Staute of Libert
heiker845
heiker845
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Incredible!!
The flight was incredible, I loved it, a fabulous experience!! Highly recommended!! We startet our tour at 8.30pm a
Tjmarkham
Tjmarkham
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An amazing experience
Amazing experience from start to finish. Very well organised trip. Took my friend as a surprise for her 60th birth
jesintas2022
jesintas2022
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Amazing helicopter experience
Best experience ever, first of all I can’t thank HekiNY enough. We had booked for 4.30pm due to issues with NJ Tran
amandatL6894NH
amandatL6894NH
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Customer service at its heart
We ended up being significantly delayed due to the NJ Transit train line being in a complete mess. We let HeliNY’s
KristenTarrago
KristenTarrago
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Awesome ride!!!
Adrian the pilot and the helicopter was great and super fun. I will say there was a lack of organization and commu
12magscolley
12magscolley
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Amazing
We have just come back from New York, while there we visited a lot of attractions which were simply amazing, but th
Jonatanbernardez
Jonatanbernardez
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extraordinary
A very nice experience highly recommended, the staff of the company very friendly, they explain to you with an info
susanmT4901EG
susanmT4901EG
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Wouldn't do it again!
First you wait outside. Sitting on ground. Then you wait inside. And wait. And wait. And wait. About an hour or mo
fbraatz
fbraatz
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NY Heli Tour
Everything was very good! Good organisation, nice people and safe! The only "bad" thing was that we booked a 12-15
louisa256
louisa256
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Experience
Was an amazing experience. B the person who assisted us was great. He was very accommodating to us. Couldn't have
I8699FZlydiad
I8699FZlydiad
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Amazing you should give it a try once in a lifetime
Simply amazing, the organization was perfect, the crew nice. The thing is that we pay for 15 min and we flight 12 m
P6247HHyvesl
P6247HHyvesl
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Great experience!
Nice experience; unfortunately , the weather was not with us that day (rain); we waited quite a bit before the flig
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