17/20' - 25/30'
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Free up to 7 days in advance of the experience


The Premium Loop or the Full New York Helicopter Ride. Choose one of the most interesting experiences you can enjoy while in New York. On board the helicopter you will be flying above Manhattan to see one of the most beautiful panoramas in the world. New York’s skyline seen from the sky is striking.

The Premium Loop consists of 17/20 minutes ride - The  Full New York consists in 25/30 minutes.
Admire the stunning architecture of the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. Fly north to the George Washington Bridge and backing to the south along the Hudson River,  you will see Yankee Stadium, Central Park, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and One World Trade Center. With the Full NY ride (25/30 min)  you will ride above the Bay  to New York Harbor with the Verrazano Bridge.


The Premium Loop Helicopter Ride - 17/20'
The Full New York Ride - 25/30'
Panoramic Views from the Air
Overview Tour: Uptown + Midtown & Lower Manhattan
Close-up Views Landmarks + GW Bridge & Verrazano Bridge
Upgrade to a Private Flight up to 6 passengers

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Additional Description

You will also enjoy great views of some of the most iconic landmarks of the Big Apple including the Empire State Building, the MET Life Building, the Chrysler, the Woolworth Building, Yankees Stadium, St John the Devine Cathedral, Columbia University, and the George Washington Bridge. This tour will give you a full overview of New York City.

With the Full New York Ride, the  longest tour, you will get an aerial view of Manhattan and the surrounding area, with Verrazzano Bridge and Coney Island in the distance.

Remember to bring your camera because you won’t have a better opportunity to take amazing pictures!

Our Helicopter Rates are ALL-INCLUSIVE of all taxes & fees, including the Security Fee of $40 per person.


    • The Premium Loop Helicopter Ride - 17/20'
    • The Security Fee of 40$ per person.
    • The Full New York Ride - 25/30' min.
    • Choose between Shared
    • The Security Fee of 40$ per person.


    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Everything else not specifically outlined in the "What’s Included"

Activity Schedule

Departure Point: Downtown Heliport Pier 6 & East River, New York
Available: Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm Not operating on Sunday
From January 9th to March 31:  10:00am -4:00pm Not operating on Wednesday and Sunday

Notes & Security Requirements

  • Must have a valid photo ID (i.e. - Passport or Drivers License).
  • Must walk through a metal detector.
  • Must check in all bags with security.
  • No handbags or carry on bags will be allowed on the flight.
  • Complimentary lockers are available to safely hold belongings while flying
  • Cameras and Video-cameras are allowed onboard once they clear through security.
  • Due to federal law, this flight does not fly directly over New York City.
  • Arrive at least 1/2 hour before scheduled departure time.
  • Max weight = 275lbs (124 Kg) per passenger

Policy & Disclaimers

Inclusions: As outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Exclusions: Everything else not specifically outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Booking Fees: Please note all reservations are subject to a 2.5% booking fee - This 2.5% Booking Fee is applied to all sales and is never refundable.
Cancellation Policy: Please carefully review our Cancellation Policy
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Map & Directions

The helicopter tours depart from the Downtown Heliport on Pier 6, East River on the East Side of Lower Manhattan by Battery Park. You can easily reach the departure point by walking (if you are around Downtown Manhattan) or by public transportation.
The are couple of subway stops located nearby and within walking distance. The "South Ferry / Whitehall Street" (1 red line + R, W yellow line) is the closest one just 5 minutes south of Pier 6/Heliport, alternatively the "Bowling Green" (4,5 green line) and the "Wall Street / William Street" (2,3 red line) are within 8 to 10 minutes walking distance from Pier 6.

Although a little further away the main train hub "Fulton Street/WTC" (A, C, E blue line + 4, 5 green line + 2, 3 red line + R, W yellow line) is still within a 15-minute walk. Pier 6 is within walking distance from/to Staten Island Ferry, Wall Street, Financial District, Battery Park, and the World Trade Center. For those that prefer traveling by water, the closest Water Taxi Stop will be Pier 11 Wall Street (all lines available) and then walk south for 5 minutes to Pier 6.

If you opt for a car service (i.e. Yellow Cab, Uber, Lyft etc.) the complete address is – Downtown Heliport, 6 E River Piers, New York, NY 10004. Please note that once you have arrived by Pier 6, you will have to check-in to access the Helipad by showing your ID/Passport.  
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