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  • Location:New York City, New York
  • Duration:18 minutes (approx.)

New York Manhattan Scenic Helicopter Tour

Take to the skies on a helicopter tour to see New York's amazing skyline! On this scenic 18-minute helicopter flight you'll soar through the sky and experience a bird's eye view of Manhattan's world famous landmarks. This is the best view you can get of New York City!


  • Take a scenic 18-minute New York City helicopter tour
  • Come face-to-face with the iconic Statue of Liberty
  • Fly over landmarks such as Times Square, Madison Square Garden and the Chrysler Building
  • The perfect way to view the New York skyline!
  • Live commentary provided in-flight
  • Fly in comfortable, modern state-of-the-art aircraft

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What You Can Expect

New York Manhattan Scenic Helicopter Tour

Enjoy Fantastic Views of Iconic Landmarks of New York

After taking off from Downtown Manhattan Heliport, you will fly over Governor's Island, a former Revolutionary US Army post, and the birthplace of New York. Next you will come face-to-face with the Statue of Liberty, which has become synonymous with America's most fundamental value, freedom. Don't forget to pack your camera for unique shots of this famous landmark!

Next your pilot will guide your state-of-the-art helicopter past the humbling site of Ground Zero, before heading up the Hudson River alongside two magnificent feats of civil engineering: the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings.

Fly over Central Park, check out the George Washington Bridge from above and enjoy amazing views of bustling Times Square and the world-famous Madison Square Garden. Catch a glimpse of the WWII aircraft carrier, USS Intrepid and hover over the most passed-through point in the history of immigration, Ellis Island. You'll be able to see it all without battling the crowds on this New York City helicopter tour!

This is the perfect vantage point to take in New York's skyline. Don't miss out on this incredible scenic helicopter flight!

Please note: The listed price does not include a US $30 per person heliport/security fee, payable at the time of tour check-in

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Fantastic trip around New York seeing all of the major sites.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Totally fantastic! A great way to start our visit to New York. All very well organised etc etc

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Thanks to Andrew Wood we had the most amazing experience of our lifetime. My family will never forget the thrill of not only flying in a helicopter for the first time but soaring above the Manhattan skyline on a beautiful August day. We took the longer tour to make the experience last longer-and it will-a lifetime. Thank you Andrew and Genesis for all your help with everything.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent experience - the whole team from start to finish were friendly and professional. Another one off the bucket list! :

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

this experience was fun, and worth every cent, the views from the helicopter were amazing, and the staff were very god aswell, would definetly recommend it to everyone to get a birds eye view of new York.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Wonderful ! Well worth doing

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The most amazing time from start to finish, from staff, just everything about it. The weather to couldn't have been better too. Would defiantly use you again. Very professional. Thank you... We have memories that will last a life time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Bought the helicopter trip for my daughter with no intention of joining as I'm scared of heights. However I was persuaded by the attention and encouragement given by Andrew (pilot) and can honestly say I'm so glad. It is an experience not to be missed so don't let your fears stop your enjoyment.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Perfect way to see New York, excellent helicopter

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