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The Big Apple - New York Helicopter Ride

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What: Narrated Helicopter Tour.

Where: New York, USA.

Availability: Monday - Saturday

Start Time: Approximately 1pm.

Don’t Miss: The close-up aerial views of the Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building.

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The Big Apple New York Helicopter Ride

Take to the skies on this exhilarating New York helicopter ride and see the amazing sights that make New York one of the most incredible cities in the world from a whole new perspective!

Experience New York’s famous skyline in a way that’s only possible from the air on The Big Apple – New York Helicopter Ride.

In roughly 10 minutes you’ll see everything that makes this huge, vibrant city one of the most celebrated in the world, including:

  • Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges
  • The UN building
  • Chrysler building
  • Central Park
  • Empire State Building
  • Woolworth building
  • MetLife building
  • USS Intrepid
  • World Financial District
  • Ellis island
  • Battery Park
  • Statue of Liberty
  • ...and much more!


Don’t forget your camera for unparalleled photo opportunities of the iconic Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and famous Manhattan skyline taken from a birds-eye-view.

Places go fast on this popular New York helicopter ride, so book a place early to avoid missing out!

Suitable for:
  • Families
  • Couples
  • Groups
  • Teenagers
  • Seniors
Great for:
  • Thrill Seekers
  • Culture Vultures

Type of Tour: Narrated helicopter tour.

Flying Time: Approximately 10-12 minutes.

Availability: Monday to Saturday from 9am to 4.30pm and Sundays from 9am to 4pm. Please note that from April 1st 2016 tours will no longer operate on Sundays.

Age Restrictions: Children under 2-years-old and weighing under 35lbs fly FREE when sitting on an adult's lap (at the discretion of the pilot).

Weight Restrictions: Any passengers exceeding 300lbs (136kg/21.4 stone) may need to pay extra or purchase an additional seat (payable locally) in order to take this tour. 

Departure and Return Location:

  • Downtown Manhattan Heliport, 6 East River Piers, NY 10004.
  • Please Note: Departures may be from the VIP Heliport during busy periods.

Guide: This tour is narrated in English.

Included: 10-12-minute helicopter tour over New York.

Not Included:

  • Transport to and from the heliport.


  • Once booked, your tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • A $40 Heliport fee must be paid locally, plus a $2.50 Security Fee (payable at both heliports).


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