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Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York

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From USD

$209

See New York's famous landmarks from the air on an exhilarating 15-minute helicopter tour. You'll come face-to-face with the Statue of Liberty as you fly above the Hudson River. Admire the iconic Empire State Building, the silver Art Deco brilliance of the Chrysler Building, and the sprawling green expanse of Central Park. A must for any visitor to New York City!
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Tours are not private. All helicopters seat 5-6 passengers
- Tour operator reserves the right to upgrade, alter or terminate any or all sightseeing tours due to security, weather or acts of God
- Weight restrictions may apply. In general, passengers may not exceed 350lbs (159 kg) and all safety equipment must fit properly
- Children 0-1 years are free. These children must ride on a parent or guardian's lap. Lap children must weigh less than 35 lbs (15 kg) and will be weighed on the day of flight. Parents must also bring proof of age. Children who occupy a seat will be charged at the regular rate regardless of age or weight
- All guests must observe the following security requirements:
- Must have a valid photo ID (i.e. - Passport or Drivers License)
- Must check in all bags with security
- No handbags or carry on bags will be allowed on the flight
- Must walk through a metal detector
- Personal cameras and video cameras are allowed onboard once they clear through security (disposable cameras available for purchase at heliport and will be allowed onboard the aircraft as well)
- Due to federal law this flight does not fly directly over New York City
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Liberty Helicopters, 6 E River Piers # 212, New York City, NY 10004-3200

Departure Point

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10004

View the Statue of Liberty from your flight

Pass By: Governors Island National Monument, New York Harbor Ferry Terminal, New York City, NY 10004

View from the helicopter

Pass By: Ellis Island, New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017

View Ellis Island from the helicopter

Pass By: One World Observatory, 285 Fulton St One World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089

View from the helicopter

Pass By: The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, 180 Greenwich St World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089

View from the helicopter

Pass By: Empire State Building, 20 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10118-0114

View from helicopter

Pass By: Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City, NY 10174

View from helicopter

Pass By: Woolworth Building, 233 Broadway, New York City, NY 10003

View from helicopter

Pass By: MetLife Building, 200 Park Ave, New York City, NY 10166-0005

View from helicopter

Pass By: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, 12th Avenue & 46th Street Pier 86, New York City, NY 10036

View from helicopter

Pass By: George Washington Bridge, 179th Street and Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10033

View from helicopter

Pass By: 59th to 110th Street Manhattan Borough, from Central Park West to 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10022

View from helicopter

Departure:

Departure point:

Liberty Helicopters Sightseeing Tours and Charter, 6 E River Bikeway, New York, NY 10004, USA

Departure time:

Duration:

15 minutes

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Exclusions:

Terms and Conditions:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Reviews:

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mrssimjan

I booked a helicopter trip with Liberty Tours as a surprise for my husband's 40th birthday and it certainly did not disappoint. This was the highlight for both of us of our trip to NYC, I thoroughly recommend anyone to take a helicopter ride. Our tour was booked for 1.30 pm, we arrived at around 12.30 and after a few quick security checks and a safety demonstration, we went straight on board the helicopter. Have some amazing pictures which we will treasure for a lifetime.

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Kimberly L

I've done a few helicopter tours before in different locations, but this one had great views. I lucked out on the weather and the pilot did a nice job pointing out landmarks for both sides of the helicopter.

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fly330

Perfect, very professional, nice equipment a exceptional experience, top view over Manhattan ! Will do again !

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Mary Louise W

The gang at Liberty couldn't have been more friendly and comforting both pre-flight and during the flight. Helicopter was clean and pilot was professional and calming. Thanks Liberty!

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Sara F

this is a must do! this provider was the cheapest I found and the tour was amazing. everyone who goes to NYC should consider this activity!

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Greta G

The pilot was a great guide! It was really fun, but very expensive. After we had thought we pre-paid everything, we were hit with a $40/person fee when we got there. Also, there were 6 passengers plus the pilot, so sightlines were limited at best. Other companies may have better visibility.

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Michaela S

It was a great thing to do and we had awesome weather. It was a bit crammed with 6 people on board and sometimes difficult to see everything.

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James M

This was a very expensive 15mins. Really enjoyed it though. Pilot was funny but would have liked even more info about the sights.
Really cheeky to hide that you pay an extra $40pp until after you book bringing it to over £200pp

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Faye B

This was well worth doing, everything went very smoothly, the staff made you feel comfortable and were very efficient. It was a completely different view of the city and is a must do when in New York!
The reason i didn't give 5 stars is the additional $40 per person "Helipad charge" on arrival which dampened it a bit, the voucher alone wasn't cheap so another lump was unexpected.

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PATRICK P

The prestations are much better than the rude welcome by the person in charge of security.
This person wanted us waiting outside in freezing temperatures during the flight of our grandkids , arguing that the waiting room was small


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Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York
Overview:

See New York's famous landmarks from the air on an exhilarating 15-minute helicopter tour. You'll come face-to-face with the Statue of Liberty as you fly above the Hudson River. Admire the iconic Empire State Building, the silver Art Deco brilliance of the Chrysler Building, and the sprawling green expanse of Central Park. A must for any visitor to New York City!

From USD

$209

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