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Big Apple Helicopter Tour

Big Apple Helicopter Tour

comment See this amazing city in a way unimaginable from the ground!

Ticket Details

Ticket Details

  • Spectacular 12-15 minute Helicopter Sightseeing Tour of the Big Apple
  • Fly right by the magnificent Statue of Liberty and view Governors and Ellis Island  
  • See Manhattans Financial District and the new One World Trade Center 
  • Admire the Empire State Building, Chrysler, Woolworth and Met Life skyscrapers and the USS Intrepid
  • Catch a glimpse of the George Washington Bridge and Central Park

Full details

Capture the buzz, excitement and grandeur of this great city from the air; your perfect bite of the Big Apple...

A New York helicopter tour offers an unrivalled experience that lets you see this amazing city in a way unimaginable from the ground. See all the major New York landmarks including the Empire State Building and the iconic Statue of Liberty.

Our guide to Big Apple Helicopter Tour

Witness the grandeur of Manhattan's iconic skyline on the thrilling Big Apple Helicopter Tour which flies like a bird over this famous city.

Take in astonishing views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis and Governor Islands and pass by Manhattan’s famous skyscrapers including the Empire State Building, Chrysler, Woolworth, MetLife Buildings and the One World Trade Center.

Soar above the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, the United Nations and the USS Intrepid.

You will even catch a glimpse of world famous Central Park!

PLEASE NOTE: There is a combined Security Fee/Passenger Service Charge of $40 per person that must be paid upon check-in. Unfortunately this cannot be paid in advance.

Departure Location: Downtown Manhattan Heliport located at Pier 6 and the East River.

Check in Time: 30 Minutes prior to your scheduled flight time.

Duration: 12-15 minutes.

Start Times: Flights depart from 9.00am until 4.00pm daily except Sundays. Simply choose your preferred time.

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Reviews

Customer reviews for Big Apple Helicopter Tour

Average 5 out of 5 (219 customer reviews)

4.899545
  • Tickets did exactly what was on the itinerary, other than the time of flight was later than scheduled.

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  • Best experiance ever and the staff were great!

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  • Super way to see NYC although the day we flew was rather cloudy! Friendly and knowledgeable pilot

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  • Completely worth the money

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  • Brilliant company no problems with them at all, kept me updated right until my flight

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Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for Big Apple Helicopter Tour

  • There is a combined Security Fee/Passenger Service Charge of $40 per person that must be paid upon check-in. Unfortunately this cannot be paid in advance.
  • The Big Apple Helicopter Tour is a shared flight. Each flight accommodates up to 6 persons.
  • New York Helicopter Tours will only be cancelled when it is unsafe to fly, they will not be cancelled if the weather is overcast.
  • If your Big Apple Helicopter Tour is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will be offered an alternative time and date to fly. If you are unable to re-schedule for a suitable time/date that fits with your plans, your ticket voucher will be given a weather stamp and you will receive a full refund.
  • There is no minimum age, although infants under 2 years of age AND under 35lbs must sit on adult's lap. There is no charge for infants.
  • Please note flight times are on request.
  • Once your reservation is complete with Liberty Helicopters, your exact time will be confirmed. If the time you have requested is not available, we will contact you to offer an alternative time.
  • There is a maximum weight allowance per passenger of 290-300lbs.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions for Big Apple Helicopter Tour

  • Why do I need to pay a passenger handling fee and security fee upon check-in?
    These are mandatory fees imposed by the heliports and local authorities and not the helicopter operator. The fees can only be paid at the heliport upon check-in. The current charge is $40 per person.
  • Do I need to book a date for my New York Helicopter Tour in advance?
    Yes. Due to the huge popularity of this experience, most time slots are booked out in advance
  • Where do the New York Helicopter Tours depart from?
    The New York Helicopter Tours depart daily from the Downtown Heliport, Pier 6 and the East River. The location is at the southern tip of Manhattan.
  • How many people can ride in a helicopter?
    Each helicopter seats up to 6 passengers plus the pilot.
  • What happens if my New York Helicopter Tour is cancelled due to weather?
    If your New York Helicopter tour is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will be offered an alternative time and date to fly. If you are unable to re-schedule for a suitable time/date that fits with your plans, your ticket voucher will be given a weather stamp and we will be able to refund you in full on your return home.
  • Is there a minimum age requirement?
    There is no minimum age, although infants under 2 years of age AND under 35lbs must sit on adult's lap. There is no charge for infants.
  • Is there a maximum weight allowance?
    Yes, the maximum weight allowance for a passenger is 290-300lbs.

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