This helicopter tour in New York is the closest thing you’ll find to flying your own helicopter!
Your flight of fantasy embellishes the Big City tour with a bird’s-eye-view of the world famous Coney Island and its landmark amusement park, then soars above the Verrazano Narrows Bridge as you turn to fly over the Palisade Cliffs on the New Jersey shore and on up the Hudson River.
The grandeur and romance of the vistas on the way to the northern-most tip of Manhattan are unparalleled. You will revel in the delight of this incredible experience!
Guided tours are offered in multiple languages for an outstanding sightseeing experience: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Japanese and Russian.
Passengers weighing over 300 pounds are required to purchase two seats.
Length: 25 to 30 minutes
11:00 am - 3:30 pm daily, every half hour
Please Note: If you are ordering more than one week in advance of your tour date, your tour time is not guaranteed and you will be required to call a telephone number provided on your E-Ticket within 7 days of your tour date to schedule a specific tour time.
48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Rates do not include helicopter security fees, fuel surcharge, and heliport fees. These fees are currently $30.00 per passenger and will be collected at the time of the tour. Rates for this tour are per-person. This tour does not offer hotel pick up. Check in is at the Pier 6 Heliport (details on E-Ticket). Please order online or call to order or for more information.
There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.
There are no refunds. All sales are final.
On Site Fees:
Rates do NOT include helicopter security fees, fuel surcharge and heliport fees. These fees are currently $30.00 per passenger and must be collected at check-in for the tour.
All adults must have a valid photo ID. Even children who have a photo ID (passport, student ID, etc.) must present it. All guests must check in all handbags and carry-ons, and walk through a metal detector.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe? -- YES! These Helicopter Tours operate to the strictest FAA Part 135 standards. Your safety is the #1 priority.
Can I bring children? -- Yes, but there is no child discount for children at least 2 years of age and all children ages 2 and up must be strapped into a seat. Children under 2 years of age are free and must ride on an adult's lap.
Can we take pictures? -- Yes, please do take pictures - and send us the good ones!
Do we fly over NYC? -- Yes, you fly over all five New York boroughs, plus the Queensboro, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges. You will also fly over the United Nations and South Street Seaport.
How experienced is the pilot? -- All pilots are military and factory trained with thousands of hours of flight experience, far exceeding any FAA requirements.
48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Passengers weighing over 300 pounds are required to purchase two seats. Rates for this tour are per-person. This tour does not offer hotel pick up. Check in is at the Pier 6 Heliport (details on E-Ticket). Please order online or call to order or for more information.