Manhattan Sky Tour: New York Helicopter Flight

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  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration: 12 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5024MANSKY
Take to the Manhattan skies for an exciting helicopter tour of New York City! Enjoy spectacular aerial views of Manhattan on this memorable 12-minute helicopter flight that takes you past the Statue of Liberty, New York's financial district of Wall Street and the humbling sight of Ground Zero. Catch a glimpse of the magnificent Empire State Building and historic Ellis Island for a truly birds-eye view of New York City!


  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
On this New York helicopter flight you will take off from Manhattan's Downtown Heliport and soar into the skies for fantastic photo opportunities of Governor's Island, the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor and Ground Zero. Upon reaching the World War II aircraft carrier museum, the USS Intrepid, your flight turns around and heads back down the Hudson River to take in New York's world-famous skyline featuring the Empire State Building, Chrysler and Met Life Buildings.

Enjoy majestic, once-in-a-lifetime views of many of New York's other historic landmarks, including Ellis Island, where over 20 million immigrants were processed during over sixty years of operation. See Battery Park, the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Reserve Bank and more as you fly over Manhattan.

Whether this is your first time in New York City or your 50th visit, a New York Helicopter Flight is a thrilling way to see this great city from a unique perspective you will not soon forget.

Please note: The listed price does not include a USD$35 per person heliport/security fee, payable at the time of tour check-in.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Downtown Manhattan Heliport: Pier 6 and East River
Departure Time:
  • Morning: 9am - 11am
  • Midday: 11am - 1pm
  • Early afternoon: 1pm - 3pm
  • Late afternoon: 3pm - 5pm
Other times available strictly on request.

All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.

12 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Flight returns to original point of departure

Pricing information

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Morning Departure
Code: AM

12-minute tour departing between 9am and 11am: exact time to be advised upon confirmation

USD $199.00
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Midday Departure
Code: MID

12-minute tour departing between 11am and 1pm: exact time to be advised upon confirmation

USD $199.00
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Afternoon Departure
Code: PM

12-minute tour departing between 1pm and 3pm: exact time to be advised upon confirmation

USD $199.00
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Late Afternoon Departure

12-minute tour departing between 3pm and 5pm: exact time to be advised upon confirmation

USD $199.00
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Manhattan Sky Tour: New York Helicopter Flight

Soar over New York

  • Helicopter tour
  • Local taxes
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • The listed price does not include a USD$35.00 per person heliport/security fee, payable at the time of tour check-in. The heliport/security fee is required by our local supplier and is not within our control.
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Helicopter seating is based on a 4- or 6-passenger helicopter, whichever is available at the time of your tour
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 250lbs (113 kg) will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour
  • All passengers including children must have ID/Passport or you may be denied your flight
  • Passengers are not permitted to bring any baggage aboard the aircraft. Items which may fit in pockets such as cameras, phones, sunglasses are acceptable. Additional personal items such as hand bags, liquids, camera bags and oversize cameras that block others views cannot be taken on board and may be stored in lockers at the heliport. Locker tokens are USD$2 each
  • Please note, audio language selection is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Should more than 2 languages be requested on the same flight, the audio commentary may default to English
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: John M, June 2016

The whole experience was well run and the staff and service provided were excellent. The tour itself gave us stunning views of the city and I would recommend that any visitors to NYC should experience it.

Reviewed by: Monika P, June 2016

amazing flight and view, perfect service, likeable pilot

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