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What To Expect
New York City isn't called the "Big Apple" for nothing!!! This very popular tour provides awe inspiring views of the Big Apple's most iconic landmarks.
As you soar above the famous Hudson River you will fly right by the magnificent Statue of Liberty in all of her glory. View Governors and Ellis Island and see Manhattans Financial District before cruising past the cavernous landscape of the NYC skyline.
Sights include the Empire State Building, Chrysler, Woolworth and Met Life Buildings and the USS Intrepid to mention a few. You will even catch a glimpse of the George Washington Bridge and the world renowned Central Park before heading back to the heliport.
Voted Number #1 Tour by our customers!
12 to 15 minute helicopter ride (approximate)
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
The Downtown Manhattan Heliport (Pier 6 and the East River)
09:00 to 18:00 Monday - Saturday
09:00 to 17:00 Sunday
Heliport hours are subject to change especially during the winter months
Names of all passengers are required upon booking. If not all names are known, please put "To Be Determined".
Your chosen departure time is NOT final as you still have to call to reserve your slot.
Your seat is not guaranteed until you have called to confirm your booking. Failure to do so may result in your preferred tour time and departure point being unavailable.
Please call to confirm your booking at least 24 hours before desired schedule.
In case of delays or cancellations, We will do our best to reschedule your tour for another date and time. If we can not find an agreed upon date and time for your tour and you purchased your tour through this website or by calling us by phone, we will refund you in full.
Children below 2 years old AND weighing under 35 pounds fly for free when sitting on an adults lap. This policy is mandated by the FAA and is at the discretion of the pilot.
Seating in helicopters is based on weight and balance.
We cannot guarantee sunset tours.
1) Our busy season from October through December
2) Government air restrictions and high profile government visits to NYC
3) Inclement weather and the next flyable weather day
4) Extreme heat, cold or windy days
1) Must bring a valid photo ID
2) Check in all handbags and carry on with security
3) Walk through a metal detector
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
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