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New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights
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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance. Learn more
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Safety measures
icon12 to 15 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

See New York City’s breathtaking skyline and the many iconic sights of the city on this helicopter flight. Soar over the Big Apple with an exclusive sightseeing tour of the Manhattan skyline and beyond, including the Empire State Building and Central Park, plus the Statue of Liberty. A variety of departure times are available throughout the day to fit into almost any schedule.
  • Enjoy a helicopter sightseeing tour over Manhattan
  • Choose from multiple departure times
  • Experience breathtaking aerial views
  • See iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building and Central Park
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Shared Helicopter Flight (shared experience with other travelers)
Live commentary on board, Floor to ceiling windows, Climate controlled cabin
Heliport Landing and Facility Fees
Fuel surcharge
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Departure Point

Downtown Manhattan Heliport, 6 East River Greenway, Bikeway, New York, NY 10004, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing more than 275 lbs (124 kg) may be unable to fly. If passengers require a seat belt extender they will not be able to attend.
  • 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. Children under 2 must sit in an adults lap at no charge.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Helicopter Flight Services

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights.

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Reviews

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Reviews by Viator travelers

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Incredible sight!!
Christy_T
, Jul 2021
This was an amazing experience. The pilot was very knowledgeable about the area. The flight was smooth and truly enjoyable.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Thank you for sharing you had an amazing experience. We're glad our pilot was able to show you NYC in a new light!
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Best Tour Ever
Friday
, Jun 2021
I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Would definitely do again the tour was breathtaking. Staff was very pleasant and it made the tour even better.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thank you for sharing how much the team complimented the breathtaking views! We're so happy to hear you had an enjoyable time!
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Anniversary
Kervins_L
, Jun 2021
My girlfriend was so excited, she loves helicopters! Her expression and excitement was the most memorable, Helicopter flight service and viator made this the most memorable anniversary.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
We're so happy to have been a part of your anniversary! Thank you for sharing your review on Viator!
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Great Experience!
Landon_G
, Jun 2021
Great weather! Great pilot! Great helicopter! Great tour of sites in Manhattan and glimpses of surrounding areas.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thanks for sharing you had a great time with us!
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Great experience.
Charles_H
, May 2021
Amazing views of the West Side of Manhattan and New Jersey. Pilot and staff were friendly. All COVID-19 protocols were followed to ensure a safe and fun experience.
icon Response from Host , May 2021
Thank you for sharing that you had a great experience flying with us!
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The experience was great and the employees are fantastic!
Paula_E
, May 2021
New York Helicopter Services is a fantastic business! The employees are fabulous. They are very kind, helpful, professional, hard-working and very safe. This tour is worth the money and very cool. Special thanks to Jose Acosta, Magnus, Brian and Roberto!!!
icon Response from Host , May 2021
Thank you so much for sharing your experience flying with us Paula! We'll pass your thanks on to the whole crew!
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Amazing View of NYC
Jose_R
, Apr 2021
Great overall experience. Helpful and friendly staff made all of the difference. The tour provides an amazing view of the city and allows you to see New York like you never have before. Felt very safe and cared for. Highly recommend it!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
Thank you for recommending us! We're so happy to hear that our staff helped make this a great experience and that you enjoyed the views of NYC!
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We came in from Houston...
Jenell_B
, Apr 2021
We came in from Houston and booked this tour, it was amazing I took my 2 kids on this tour and they enjoyed it highly recommend this, staff was awsome!!!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
Thank you for recommending us and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor! We're so happy to hear your kids had a great time!
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Best Experience of NYC
Maddie_S
, Dec 2020
Great experience! This was a surprise to my best friend for her birthday and she she loved it! So happy we decided to go with this company! Best experience, ever!
icon Response from Host , Dec 2020
Thanks so much for sharing your review Maddie! We're so happy to have helped your surprise your friend for her birthday!!
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Nice
Shati
, Dec 2020
I loved it, a little short but I loved it! We seen the highlights of the city as it stated! I just wish it was longer.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2020
Hi Shati! Thanks for sharing your review with Viator! We're so happy to hear that you loved the experience! 12-15 minutes can go by quickly which is why we also have 2 longer options available! Hopefully we can see you again soon to try out one of those tours!
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