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Manhattan Helicopters

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Financial District
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Address: 6 E River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004-3200
Phone Number:
+1 212-845-9822
09:00 - 19:00
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

We provide breathtaking helicopter tours around Manhattan’s skyscrapers,...

We provide breathtaking helicopter tours around Manhattan’s skyscrapers, with packages designed for every budget range. Whether you're a leisurely sight-seeker, an aspiring photographer, or a die-hard thrill seeker, this once-in-a-lifetime adventure is not to be missed!

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Manhattan helicopter ride

Everyone was so friendly and so professional! We had the best experience! Absolutely fantastic way to see New York ! Worth every penny! Highly recommend this company! And they... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 February 2017
Pam L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Everyone was so friendly and so professional! We had the best experience! Absolutely fantastic way to see New York ! Worth every penny! Highly recommend this company! And they sang happy birthday to me!

Thank Pam L
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Visited 19th January and was very very lucky - the weather was amazing! Highly recommend! I had an even better experience as I got to sit in the front next to the pilot! The New York themed music was a great touch too I remember it like it was yesterday! And thanks for the happy birthday track as an extra... More 

Thank Laurenn1993
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

What an incredible experience to do and a way to see NYC. I have been to NYC a few times before but finally took the plunge with my boyfriend (first timer to NYC) to see the sights via a helicopter. I was nervous about the price at first, then upon booking I was so excited and it turns out this... More 

Thank meaghan k
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

When choosing Helicopter tours of New York it seems to be somewhat of a competitive market place. The tours also seem to be very expensive. I found the staff at Manhattan to be great, our female pilot was absolutely fantastic. The tour took us up over the hudson. The Bose headsets provided respite from the rotor noise and a perfect... More 

Thank JamieLansdell
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This is an absolutely must do in NY. We did it at night and it is so beautiful ! It isn't very expensive but it is an experience once in a life.

Thank tozepinto
Hailsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

A very professional but friendly reception was the prelude to a fabulous experience. At first I thought that 20 minutes would be more than enough but in the end we wanted it to carry on. We felt safe and extremely well treated. Geoff, the pilot, was good fun and clearly knew how to fly a chopper. We hope he had... More 

Thank Helen L
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Nicely appointed interior, well maintained vehicle. We had a quick but enjoyable tour in the air of Manhattan, Statue of Liberty and Jersey City. Pilot was experienced but told corny jokes like it was his first time going up. Fun seeing the big apple from a different perspective.

Thank Annette O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My husband surprised me with a birthday helicopter tour of NY. There were 6 people (plus pilot) including my husband and I in the helicopter. We didn't get a choice of where we sat which was disappointing as I had the worst seat in the middle!! Not the best for a special birthday treat. The pilot was lovely and chatted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Want to see the Manhattan skyline and the statue of liberty in under 5 hours? Take this helicopter tour, amazing views of NYC and Statue of Liberty.

Thank Taylor P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

All I can say is that no visit to NYC is complete without a ride with Manhattan Helicopters. The staff are very professional and helpful. The views were amazing !! Highlight of our trip ❤️😊.

Thank Rayhana P

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At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial District is where New York City began as a center of commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful setting are complemented by museums, countless skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District, home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis Island to learn about the vital immigrant history of the city.
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