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Manhattan Helicopter Sightseeing Tour

6 East River Piers New York City, New York 10004
Manhattan Helicopter Sightseeing Tour
Detail Flight time is approximately 12 to 15 minutes, while seeing Central Park, Hudson River, Manhattan, Manhattan Bridge, Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Battery Park, New York Harbor, and more from the air!
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Manhattan Helicopter Sightseeing Tour Schedule Schedule
Manhattan Helicopter Sightseeing Tour
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11:00 AM
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New York City is one of the most beloved places in the United States. Known for places like Ellis Island, the Chrysler Building, and Yankee Stadium, this unforgettable city is an iconic place to visit. From Ground Zero to Wall Street, you will find plenty of iconic landmark sites to explore. A Manhattan Helicopter Tour is the ultimate way to explore the city that never sleeps from a bird's eye view. This breathtaking NYC helicopter tour gives you a chance to see the iconic skyline of New York City like never before, soaring high above the city in a state-of-the-art helicopter. Whether you are a resident or a tourist visiting the city, this tour promises an unforgettable experience.

About the Helicopter Tour

As you take off from the downtown Manhattan heliport, you will fly over some of the city's most famous landmarks, including the Empire State Building, Central Park, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty. During the helicopter flight, you will also get to see the bustling streets of New York, the famous Hudson River, New York Harbor, Battery Park, and the iconic Manhattan Bridge. The tour lasts approximately 15 minutes and provides you with a unique and unobstructed view of the city. Explore Upper and Lower Manhattan and each iconic landmark that makes it special during this private helicopter tour. Plus, your tour operator and pilot will be able to fill you in on some of the local lore and knowledge as you fly over the city.

About the NYC Helicopter Ride

The helicopter tour is operated by experienced pilots who will provide engaging and informative commentary throughout the flight. You will fly in a modern, comfortable helicopter equipped with state-of-the-art technology and soundproof cabins to ensure a smooth and quiet ride. The helicopter tour is suitable for people of all ages and is the perfect activity for families, couples, or groups of friends.

New York City is known for its rich history and iconic landmarks, and a helicopter tour is a perfect way to experience it all in one go. This tour allows you to see the city from a different perspective, appreciate its stunning architecture, and learn about its history and culture from a unique point of view. Whether you are a history buff or just looking for an unforgettable experience, this tour will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.

 Pass By  Central Park in New York, NY
Central Park offers visitors a rich tapestry of experiences, from leisurely strolls to exciting outdoor concerts.
 Pass By  Chrysler Building in New York, NY
Commanding the skyline, the Chrysler Building generously shares its Art Deco glory with New York. Saturated in history and glistening in a captivating steel terracotta design, it invites everyone to lose themselves in its mesmerizing architecture.
 Pass By  Ellis Island in New York, NY
Feeling the echoes of history, Ellis Island in New York is a significant landmark that was once the gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the U.S. This majestic site gives you a snapshot into the lives of the brave men and women who sought a better life in a new world.
 Pass By  Financial District Neighborhood in New York
Experience an immersive journey in New York's pulsating Financial District, a testament to grandiosity and ambition. This iconic neighborhood is where global economies quake or thrive. Here you can witness the famous Wall Street's frantic pace and the stoic majesty of the One World Trade Center.
 Pass By  Hudson River in New York, NY
Discover the compelling power of the Hudson River's rippling waters. More than just an aquatic landmark, it's a thread weaving through the tapestry of New York's industrial revolution.
 Pass By  Manhattan Borough in New York, NY
Experience Manhattan, a bustling hub of business, entertainment, and culinary delights. Explore thrilling Broadway shows, diverse dining experiences, and world-class museums. This New York borough is an unforgettable playground that continues to inspire and surprise.
 Pass By  Manhattan Bridge in New York, NY
Walk the pedestrian pathway on the Manhattan Bridge and discover a unique perspective of the city. Witness the surreal blend of modern skyscrapers, aged red-brick buildings, and the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, all from one fantastic vantage point.
 Pass By  New York Harbor in New York, NY
Experience the breathtaking beauty of the New York Harbor, a sight to behold as the city skyscrapers meet the flowing water’s edge. Admire an impressive blend of nature and architecture. The perfect photo-op awaits.
 Pass By  One World Trade Center in New York, NY
Experience the unrivaled grandeur of the One World Trade Center in New York. This brilliant architectural marvel symbolizes hope and resilience, offering breathtaking panoramas of the dynamic cityscape from its observation deck.
 Pass By  Statue of Liberty in New York City, NY
Erected in the sparkling harbor of New York, the Statue of Liberty stands as a beacon of hope to all who glimpse her. Not merely a monument, but a testament to human resilience and shared values.
 Pass By  The Empire State Building in New York, NY
Venture to the Empire State Building; bask in the feeling of standing atop the world, amidst a city that never sleeps.
 Pass By  The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
Steeped in both history and emotion, the National 9/11 Memorial Museum captivates every visitor. It encapsulates a pivotal moment in contemporary American history, featuring a moving tribute to the lost souls of September 11th. This powerful institution takes us through the tragic narrative with its heart-stirring exhibitions and haunting artifacts.
 Pass By  Times Square in New York, NY
Uncover the magic of the Big Apple at Times Square, the beating heart of New York! Filled with vibrant billboards, captivating shows, and world-renowned shopping, Times Square promises an unforgettable urban adventure.
 Pass By  Intrepid Museum
Explore the sea, space, and sky at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York! Occupying a real-life aircraft carrier, this awe-inspiring museum showcases a unique collection of air and spacecraft, including a submarine and a space shuttle. Engage with interactive exhibits and embracing this testament to American innovation - a must-visit for history, science and military enthusiasts.

In conclusion, the Manhattan Helicopter Sightseeing Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that promises some of the most breathtaking views seen in the United States, informative commentary, and a unique city perspective. So, book your tour today and get ready to soar above the city that never sleeps. Take advantage of this unforgettable opportunity to see New York City from above and end your travels feeling like a true New Yorker!  

Frequently Asked Questions for Manhattan Helicopter Sightseeing Tour:
  • What methods of transportation does the Manhattan Helicopter Sightseeing Tour use?
  • Approximately how long does the Manhattan Helicopter Sightseeing Tour last?
    It lasts approximately 12 - 15 minutes.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • Where does the Manhattan Helicopter Sightseeing Tour depart from?
    6 East River Piers, New York, NY 10004, USA
  • What sights will be seen from the helicopter?
    Central Park, Hudson River, Manhattan, Manhattan Bridge, Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Battery Park, New York Harbor, and more!
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Manhattan Helicopter Sightseeing Tour?
  • Is the Manhattan Helicopter Sightseeing Tour handicap accessible?
  • What level of physical ability is required?
    Max weight of 249 lbs per passenger. Guests more than 249 lbs will be able to purchase another seat to ride, with a max weight of 300 lbs. No heart problems or other serious conditions.

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