New York Manhattan Scenic Helicopter Tour

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New York Manhattan Scenic Helicopter Tour information and booking

18 minutes
Departs from
Flights operate from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
Morning: 9am - 11am Midday: 11am - 1pm Early afternoon: 1pm - 3pm Late afternoon: 3pm - 5pm Other times available strictly on request.
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Tour description provided by Viator

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!

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

What's included

  • Helicopter flight
  • Taxes

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • The listed price does not include a usd30.00 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.