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NYC Manhattan Helicopter Tours

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Fly above Manhattan skyscrapers on an inspiring NYC helicopter tour for bird's eye views of New York City, its historic landmarks and favorite gathering spots.

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Experience New York City like never before on a helicopter sightseeing tour over Manhattan. Enjoy unbelievable panoramic views of NYC's majestic skyscrapers, bridges and historic landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Greenwich Village and South Street Seaport.

Discover the splendid architecture of the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building and more as you fly along the Hudson River to New York Harbor and the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum. With three tour options to choose from, experience this unique sightseeing activity based on your preferences.
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Price
The New Yorker Flight (12-15 Minutes)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 12.
Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
USD 249.00
USD 249.00
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
USD 249.00
USD 249.00
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
  • new_yorker
Get a fantastic bird's-eye view of Manhattan. Experience the beauty of the New York Harbor including an up-close view of the Statue of Liberty. Your helicopter flight will take you near the Brooklyn Bridge, South Street Seaport, Governors Island and Ellis Island, up the Hudson River and enjoy the sights of the financial center, Central Park and the New Jersey Coast.
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Heliport fee / Flight fee
Package detail / Schedule
The Ultimate Flight (17-20 Minutes)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 12.
Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
USD 299.00
USD 299.00
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
USD 299.00
USD 299.00
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
  • ultimate01
Take in an extended harbor excursion that includes the sites in the New Yorker Tour and a distant view of the Verrazano Bridge. Then, cruising up the Hudson River, behold the man-made miracle of the George Washington Bridge and the astounding New Jersey Palisades. You will also view Landmarks like the Yankee Stadium (on non game days), Columbia University and Harlem.
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Heliport fee / Flight fee
Package detail / Schedule
The Deluxe Flight (25-30 Minutes)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 12.
Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
USD 389.00
USD 389.00
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
USD 389.00
USD 389.00
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
  • ultimate01
Experience a new perspective on this incomparable NYC flight. The Deluxe Tour includes all the sights in the ULTIMATE Tour and more sites including the Northern tip of Manhattan. Get an up close view of the Verrazano Bridge exclusively from this tour and see from a distance the Coney Island as well as the man-made Hoffman Island & Swinburne Island.
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Heliport fee / Flight fee
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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Starting time: 09:00 - 17:30 (Show details)
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  • 08:30 Check-in at the Pier 6 Heliport
  • 09:00 Helicopter Flight (Varies)
    helicopter tour manhattan new york Depending on which tour you book, your flight will be between 12 to 30 minutes.
  • Check-out at the Pier 6 Heliport
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
    • Guests must be below 275 lbs (125 kg) to participate in this activity.
    • Guests should not have serious fear of heights (acrophobia).
    • Guests using wheelchairs will be assisted to and from the Heliport and must be able to sit in one of the seats in the helicopter with their legs bent.
    • Passengers who weigh more than 275 lbs (125 kg) or close to this may have to wait for a flight that can safely accommodate their weight. The activity provider cannot offer a tour if a seat belt extender is required.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • A valid government-issued photo ID
    • Sweatshirt / light jacket
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • Participants will be weighed upon check-in.
    • Children under two (2) years old must sit on a parent or guardian's lap throughout the tour. Please indicate the number of participants under 2 years old upon booking.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
    • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
    • Do not wear earrings since you will be wearing headphones during your flight.
    • You will be refunded if the tour is canceled due to inclement weather. Please contact VELTRA for your refund.
    • Bags can be checked in before boarding. Complimentary lockers are available on site.
    • If you take the last flight of the day you may not be able to buy a DVD or photo of the flight as the office may be closed.
    • A maximum of six (6) passengers are allowed in the helicopter at one time.
    • Please input accurate weights at the time of booking. Any misrepresentation of your weight could result in your booking being cancelled with no refund.
    • Due to safety precautions, you may not take your own pictures while walking to and from the Heliport to the helicopter. You may only do so once inside the helicopter.
    • Please note that the mandatory Heliport fee included in the tour price is subject to change without prior notice.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 12.
Activity provider
FAQ
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What kind of helicopter will be used?
  • The Bell 407 helicopter is a top notch aircraft that has been specially designed for sightseeing. Enjoy customized, full-view convex glass windows that allow 180 degree views from inside the cabin with beautiful leather seats and ample leg room for all six passengers.
Will the helicopter fly over Manhattan?
  • Due to a “fly neighborly” agreement with the New York City Economic Development Corporation, none of tours fly over midtown Manhattan or any part of the city. All flights will be along the coastline and offer beautiful aerial views of NYC.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Flight reschedule(s) made 24 hours prior to your flight time will be permitted free-of-charge. Meanwhile, flight changes made within 24 hours prior to your flight time will incur a $50 fee per passenger. Flights cannot be rescheduled within an hour of flight time.
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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
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I was nervous at first as it would be my first ride on the helicopter, but with the detailed briefing by the guide and the seat belts tightly fastened, I was able to relax. During the tour, the gu...more
It was amazing to see the whole Manhattan from the above! It was an once in a lifetime experience! I participated this activity by myself and it was my first ever experience to ride a helicopter, but ...more
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