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New York Helicopter Tour – Manhattan, Brooklyn and New Jersey | 30 Minutes

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    December - March: Monday, Friday & Saturday

    April - November: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

  • Duration

    About 30 minutes

  • Start time

    Regular Season

    Monday: 9am – 5:30pm

    Tuesday: 9am – 5:30pm

    Wednesday: 9am – 5:30pm

    Thursday: 9am – 5:30pm

    Friday: 9am – 5:30pm

    Saturday: 9am – 5:30pm

    Sunday: Closed

    Winter Season: January 9 - March 31, 2022

    Monday: 10am – 4pm

    Tuesday: 10am – 4pm

    Wednesday: Closed

    Thursday: 10am – 4pm

    Friday: 10am – 4pm

    Saturday: 10am – 4pm

    Sunday: Closed

    If you would like to pre-book a time, please state this in the special requests field at the time of booking. Otherwise, you have the freedom to arrange this on arrival in New York City.

  • Meeting Point
    Make your way to Downtown Manhattan Heliport at 6 East River Piers, NY 10004.
    Please be at the heliport 30 minutes before your flight time to complete the check-in and security process.
  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point 

Key Highlights

  • Heli tours are a must-do and this one covers Manhattan and New Jersey
  • 180 degree views from large windows and headsets to hear pilot commentary
  • Highly-skilled pilots fly the Bell 407 which offers speed, safety and a smooth ride
  • Fly over Manhattan highlights and the New Jersey Shoreline
  • **ALL INCLUSIVE** All taxes and heliport charges are included in the tour cost


Go for the best with a luxurious perspective on an incomparable city! On this 30-minute helicopter flight, you’ll take in such sights as the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the World Financial Center and much more. Witness the spectacle and glamor of New York City from high in the sky!

After watching a safety video and receiving a safety briefing from the crew you will rise into the air over The Big Apple. As you soar over the city, you’ll enjoy an up-close view of the Statue of Liberty and hover over Ellis Island. 

Heading to Brooklyn, you’ll fly over the Verrazano Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in North America and the starting point for the New York City Marathon. From here, you can see the resorts and amusement parks of Coney Island, and the manmade Hoffman Island and Swinburne Island.

As you make your way up the Hudson River, you’ll enjoy the sights of the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building, those iconic Art Deco structures that symbolize the New York City skyline. You’ll be impressed by the World Financial Center, home to companies such as American Express and Merrill Lynch. On non-game days, you’ll take in the landmark Yankee Stadium, and you’ll thrill to the astounding sight of the New Jersey Palisades. You’ll see the impress grounds of Columbia University and witness the vitality and flavor of Harlem.

Along the New Jersey Coast, you’ll have remarkable views of the Goldman Sachs Tower, the tallest building in New Jersey, as well as the Colgate Clock and Liberty State Park and finally see Ground Zero, the site of the World Trade Center. 

About the Supplier: Helicopter Flight Services provide affordable helicopter tours in NY to tourists and have a fleet of the most modern and quietest Bell and Airbus helicopters. They take the maximum safety precautions to make the journey comfortable and entertaining.


  • 30-minute helicopter flight
  • Commentary from the pilot
  • Headsets
  • Map

Please note

We give you the freedom to arrange your flight at a time that's suitable for you. Once you arrive in New York, make sure to call the local operator about the exact time you wish to fly.

Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Always keep a photo ID handy just to be safe.

Only cameras and pocket wallets are permitted on the helicopters.

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