Make your stay in New York City a memorable one by taking to the Manhattan skies for an exciting helicopter tour of New York City that departs from Downtown Manhattan. We offer state of the art Bell 407 aircraft!

Don't get fooled by low prices and outdated aircraft offered by our competitors that only fly out of New Jersey. Our New York City Helicopter tours offer spectacular aerial views of Manhattan. This memorable 12-15 minute flight will take you past the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, 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!
Inclusions & Exclusions
✔  12-15-minute Helicopter tour
✔  Local taxes
✖  Gratuities
✖  Hotel pickup and drop-off
✖  The listed price does not include a US$40 per person (including infants) heliport/security fee, payable at the time of tour check-in. The heliport/security fee is mandated by the Downtown Manhattan Heliport and is not within our control.
Departure & Return
Departure:  6 East River Piers, New York, NY 10004, USA

Google Maps provides the correct navigation route, all other navigation options will take you to Chelsea Piers. Please ensure the end of route address matches the address above.
Located on Pier 6 (2 Building North of Staten Island ferry and the East River). Look for Zip Aviation.

Return: End right where it started.
Itinerary
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Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters ZIP AVIATION offers helicopter tours of New York City and private charter services from NYC to the entire Northeast United States. Three different helicopter tours of NYC are available, ranging from 15 to 30 minutes in length. Visit our location where you will watch a safety video and meet our team.

Duration:  15 minutes

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Governors Island National Monument This former Dutch governor's estate, former military fort and former Coast Guard command post now enjoys its old age as a historic monument where you can take the occasional tour.
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Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, designated as a National Monument in 1924 and restored for her centennial on July 4, 1986.
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New York Harbor Stretching from The Battery at the southern tip of Manhattan into three other boroughs, and beyond the Verrazano Narrows Bridge to the coast of New Jersey, the National Parks of New York Harbor includes 12 national park sites and affiliated areas with 24 natural, historic and recreational locations. These special places tell the story of America and its leading city, from the nation's early defenses to its first step as a new democracy, from the waves of immigrants to the rise of a commercial powerhouse unrivaled in the world. They include powerful international icons and places of extraordinary beauty where you can experience our history and natural heritage on the land and on the water.
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Manhattan Skyline See the skyscrapers of the New York City skyline.
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Lower Manhattan See Downtown Manhattan from the Sky
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Empire State Building Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan from base to antenna, the Empire State Building is the World's Most Famous Office Building. Named America's favorite building in a poll conducted by the American Institute of Architects, the Empire State Building is one of New York City's top tourist destinations.
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Ellis Island Where over 20 million immigrants were processed during over sixty years of operation
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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a nonprofit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world's fastest jets and a guided missile submarine.
Additional info
•  Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
•  Wheelchair accessible
•  Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
•  Service animals allowed
•  Public transportation options are available nearby
•  Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
•  All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
•  Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
•  Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
•  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 (113kgs) will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour. 300-lb (136kg) maximum weight per passenger.
•  All passengers including children must have ID/Passport or you may be denied your flight
•  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
Free cancellation
 1199
Price:
From $217.36
Ticket:
Mobile or paper ticket accepted
duration:
15 minutes
Guide in:
Cancellation policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.