New York Helicopter Tour

pin_dropLocation:New-York-City (USA)
eventSeason:Monday-Saturday. During Yankee Games an alternate route is taken.
check_circle Availability: Monday-Saturday. During Yankee Games an alternate route is taken.
watch_later Duration: 20 minutes
people Adult From: $ 299 USD
Child From: Price not available

New York Helicopter Tour

Excursion Overview

Seated in comfort, experience all the sights of Manhattan from the air on a 17-20 minute helicopter flight. Enjoy bird's-eye views of top Manhattan attractions including the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Building, the World Financial Center, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Central Park and the Brooklyn Bridge. Continue up the Hudson River to the northern point of Manhattan, where you can see the George Washington Bridge, the New Jersey Palisades, Yankee Stadium, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and Columbia University.

Tour Includes

  • Live commentary on board
  • Heliport Landing and facility fees
  • Fuel surcharge

Tour Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Transportation to/from attractions

What You Can Expect

Hop in a state-of-the-art helicopter at the Downtown Manhattan Helicopter and take to the skies on a 17-20 minute helicopter tour. Soak up the beauty of New York City's dramatic skyline dotted by famous Manhattan skyscrapers including the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Building, and the Freedom Tower. 
See and learn about the historic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York Harbor, and view the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. Extend your flight up the Hudson River, travelling all the way to the northern point of Manhattan. Behold the man-made miracle of the George Washington Bridge and nature’s miraculous New Jersey Palisades. From above the Hudson, landmarks such as Yankee Stadium (on non-game days), the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Columbia University and Central Park can be seen.
This flight includes the following highlights:

  • Central Park
  • Columbia University
  • Yankee Stadium
  • New Jersey Palisades
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Ellis Island
  • The Freedom Tower
  • World Financial Center
  • Chrysler Building
  • Empire State Building
  • Chelsea Piers
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
  • Much more!

Additional Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 275 lbs may be unable to fly if they require a seat belt extender
  • All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • 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. Infant rates apply for children under 2; infants will sit on their parents lap.

Voucher information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Products standard cancellable

Products with Viator standard terms and conditions are fully refundable, without charge, up to 48 hours prior to travel, based on the time/date of the Product Location.

Departure point

Downtown Manhattan Heliport

Departure time

Flights depart year round, Monday - Saturday every half hour as follows:
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 5:30pmWinter Hours (Jan 10–Feb 28): 10am to 4pmNo flights on Sundays

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