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Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York

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  • Helicopter tour allows you to see Manhattan's highlights in just 15 minutes
  • In-depth commentary on the sights from your guide
  • Perfect for those short on time who want a comprehensive overview
Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York
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US$224.00 Save US$15.00
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Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York
It might seem impossible to see the highlights of New York City in just 15 minutes, but this small-group helicopter tour makes it a reality. Listen to commentary from your pilot as you fly by the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Central Park, the Chrysler Building, and other landmarks. You’ll see more of the city on this tour than you would in an entire day of exploring by foot.
What to Expect
After booking, call the tour company to reserve your preferred time. The tour leaves every half hour from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport. Arrive 30 minutes prior to your flight, and be prepared to pay the $40-per-person heliport fee.

After boarding the helicopter, sit back and enjoy the panoramic views as your pilot (and guide) narrates the sights through your personal headset. Fly over the World Financial Center and whiz by the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings. See the MetLife Building and the Woolworth Building on the way over to the Hudson River, the Empire State Building, and Ellis Island.

You’ll see more sights in 15 minutes than you could in a day of exploring by foot. With no lines or crowds, it’s a perfect option for those short on time.

After your whirlwind tour, land back at the heliport and be on your way to explore further.
Reviews (1,153)
1 - 5 of 67 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amanzing !

The heliport is easy to find, If the weather is bad you just have to give a call to postpone your flight, We did it 3 times ! The team is nice and helpfull. So Great trip with an amanzing view of both sides of...More

Thank LightPacker52995
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

that was the experience of a life time, i was absolutely terrified when boarding the helicopter, am a big guy and take plenty of space, that wasnt an issue, the helicopters are quite spacious and no matter where you seat you have a great view....More

2  Thank mrky87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Do it ! It is worth the money !

This was the wish of my oldest doughter. It was expensive but we enjoyed every minute of it. We where there on time and it was nice to see everybode coming back with happy faces !

Thank Krielen
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile
Great views with hidden costs

Bit of a surprise ... or more of a smack in the face ... to find that on top of the large amount already paid for the helicopter tour you have to pay $40pp fees on arrival - thats before they rip you with the...More

12  Thank Darleyowl
Reviewed 1 August 2018
Exciting excursion

We booked spontanousely while being already in NYC. Booking of tickets and reservation of time slot were very easy. Friendly staff, good preparation and an amazing view over the city. Event the short trip was already an adventure. Is definitely worth to do it at...More

Thank Micha E
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15 June 2018|
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Response from lisa h | Reviewed this property |
The only way this would happen is if you paid extra. Don’t forget there are expensive fuel costs to fly it so just the 2 passengers wouldn’t cover there costs. You can always ask
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22 May 2018|
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Response from Angela c | Reviewed this property |
We paid per person You need to ring to confirm the week before and state the time you wish to do it It was amazing