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NYC: Big Apple Helicopter Tour

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Get awe-inspiring views of NYC on a thrilling helicopter ride above the city's skyscrapers and iconic landmarks. See the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and other attractions from above.


  • Soar above Manhattan on a thrilling helicopter ride
  • See Big Apple icons such as the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building
  • Fly around the Statue of Liberty and see Lady Lib in all her glory
  • Catch a glimpse of the world-famous Central Park
  • See famous NYC bridges such as the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge


New York City isn’t called the 'Big Apple' for nothing! This very popular tour provides awe-inspiring views of the Big Apple’s most iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. Departing from Pier 6, you will soar above the famous Hudson River, and fly right by the magnificent Statue of Liberty, gateway to the city. From your premium vantage point, look out for Governors and Ellis Islands and see Manhattan’s Financial District before cruising past the glinting angles of the NYC skyline. On this portion of the flight you'll see the Chrysler, Woolworth, Hudson Yards, Grand Central Terminal as well as the USS Intrepid, to mention just a few. You will even catch a glimpse of the George Washington Bridge and the world-renowned Central Park. Choose the 20 minute or 30 minute option to extend your flight and soar past Central Park and up to Yankee Stadium, and see St. John the Divine Cathedral, Columbia University, and even the Palisades of New Jersey. This all-encompassing tour really is the best way to see all of New York from the sky!


Flexible flight options from 15 to 30 minutes Heliport security and facility fee ($40 per person)

Important Information

  • All passengers must have a valid government-issued photo ID (passport or driver's license)
  • Weight restriction per seat is 275 lb/125kg. Passengers that weigh over 275 lb/125 kg are permitted but must purchase an additional seat
  • All bags must be checked in with security
  • Handbags or carry-on bags will not be allowed on the flight
  • All passengers must pass through a metal detector
  • Personal cameras and video cameras are allowed on board, once they clear security
  • Tours do not fly over the Yankee Stadium during home games

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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