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Manhattan Helicopters

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Address: 6 East River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004
Phone Number: 212 845 9822
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Description: We provide breathtaking helicopter tours around Manhattan’s skyscrapers...
We provide breathtaking helicopter tours around Manhattan’s skyscrapers, with packages designed for every budget range. Whether you're a leisurely sight-seeker, an aspiring photographer, or a die-hard thrill seeker, this once-in-a-lifetime adventure is not to be missed!
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Birds eye view of manhattan

This was an exciting way to see NYC. We saw everything from the 9-11 Memorial Pools to Harlem's Apollo Theatre and Yankee Statium in the Bronx. Doesn't get as close to the Statue... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This was our 4 time in NYC and a helicopter tour we had not done yet. For my wife it was the first time in a helicopter and for me the 4th time. Maybe that's why she liked it more then me. The 15 min flight was only 13 min. We had a clear sky. The flight goes so fast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This was an exciting way to see NYC. We saw everything from the 9-11 Memorial Pools to Harlem's Apollo Theatre and Yankee Statium in the Bronx. Doesn't get as close to the Statue of Liberty as I thought it would. Great commentary and a fun pilot!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Turned up on a Saturday morning 30 minutes later we were airborne. Amazing! Really the highlight of our trip to New York!

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

we had a great time enjoying our helicopter tour in NYC. It's worthy for the money especially 1st time visitor as we are.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Really well organised from arrival, through security to departure and back again. A very smooth (albeit quick) trip but you see all that you need to see from some fantastic angles. It's not cheap but is a once in a lifetime opportunity that I am so glad we took. Customer Service pre flight was great and it really couldn't have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Sights were great....I think. I wouldn't really know because the audio portion of our tour didn't work so we had no idea what we were looking at. When complaining to the company about no audio and asking for a 50% refund or some type of credit, we were offered a $30 picture for free. REALLY?! I have tried contacting them... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I had seen an offer on groupon and purchased due to the great deal. When initially booking the flight, Ruth in customer services was so helpful and provided plenty of details as well as sending a confirmation email with all of the important information. Unfortunately on the day of our flight, there were storms and torrential rain around NYC, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I saw Manhattan Helicopters advertised on Groupon but as I'm not based in the US I couldn't book through there so I emailed and asked if I could have the same deal, they came back to me really quickly and said no problem and everything was sorted really quickly and easily through email. Great customer service experience! The flight itself... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

It was the first time my wife and I had ever been in a helicopter so we were a little nervous, especially because it was a windy day. However, the safety briefing and friendly staff helped ease the nerves that by the time we jumped into the helicopter (my wife was lucky enough to sit shot gun with the pilot!)... More 

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Flushing, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I booked this tour for my man’s birthday on Sat. Nov 22. For the price paid for 15 minute tour, I was more than disappointed to say the least. If you are lucky enough to get a window seat, it is good, if not it is a complete waste of good money. Fortunately my man had a window seat and... More 

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At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial District is where New York City began as a center of commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful setting are complemented by museums, countless skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District, home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis Island to learn about the vital immigrant history of the city.
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