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Take flight over the spectacular skyline of New York City on this 18-minute scenic helicopter tour. Soar over Manhattan’s most famous landmarks and experience the city like never before. This is your chance to get a truly memorable view of the Big Apple.


  • 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

Your flight departs from Downtown Manhattan’s Heliport. From there it’s on to Governor’s Island, which was once a Revolutionary US Army post. After that you’ll soar past the towering figure of the Statue of Liberty, enjoying an up-close encounter with one of the nation’s most powerful landmarks. Be sure to have your camera ready to capture memorable shots of this icon of freedom.
Bid farewell to Lady Liberty as your pilot takes you over the sobering location of Ground Zero and the 9/11 memorial. After that, your modern helicopter will head north above the mighty Hudson River where you’ll be treated to the sight of two magnificent art-deco landmarks: the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings.
Continue your flight north over New York’s tribute to nature, Central Park. From there you’ll catch sight of the George Washington Bridge, the glitz of Times Square, and renowned entertainment arena, Madison Square Garden. Your tour continues back toward the river where you’ll enjoy a look at the powerful WWII warship the USS Intrepid before hovering over Ellis Island, the nation’s historic tribute to immigration. This helicopter tour allows you to enjoy all of New York City’s most famous sites without having to battle the crowds.
A scenic helicopter tour offers a truly extraordinary way to see New York City. Don’t miss the chance to experience the city from this remarkable vantage point.
Please note: the listed price does not include a $35USD per person heliport/security fee, payable at the time of tour check-in.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Very cool experience. Friendly pilot

Hils United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Our helicopter trip was absolutely fantastic! A highlight of our holiday. It was a special treat for us as its not a cheap thing, but it was well worth it. The views you get are amazing as you fly over Manhattan. The pilot put us at our ease and he pointed out all the important places for us to see. I was lucky as I got to sit in the front with the pilot. I'd love to do it again!

Elaine S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

A great way to see New York and the differences between the districts in New York.

Sarah S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent trip
Great views well worth the money

Christopher W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Pedro S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The Tour is really amazing! This is a must do in New York!
From the Tour I didnt like the airport fee of 70USD that many operators include and I had to pay for it.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Brilliant experience, smooth ride, friendly pilot, very well organised. 10 out of 10!! Would definitely do it again.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Well organised and friendly team.

Thought we might get a little closer to the statue of liberty than we did and all flights go up and down the Hudson rather than across Manhattan which is always very clear in a any of the literature until you find a map of their route.

Overall a fun experience, does depend slightly on where you end up sitting in the helicopter slightly as more restricted view if facing backwards.

Paul W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Probably one of the best things I have ever done. The trip was amazing and very informative, seeing Manhattan from above gives you another perspective of New York. I would thoroughly recommend this trip.

Mary L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

wonderful tour to get a bird's eye view of Manhattan. Treated like royalty. thanks

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