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Manhattan Helicopters

6 East River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004 (Financial District)
212 845 9822
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Ranked #164 of 512 activities in New York City
Type: Tours
Owner description: We provide breathtaking helicopter tours around Manhattan’s skyscrapers, with packages designed for every budget range. Whether you're a leisurely... more » Owner description: 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! « less
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Rio de Janeiro
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

You 260 + 30 dollars (fee) for the VIP 25-30 minutes. The flight only took 20 minutes from take-off to landing. And it didn't go to Yankee Stadium. Don't recommend the VIP. Do the standard one.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We took the VIP tour and was not disappointed. Its a shame you have to share a helicopter costs are expensive but i think its worth it. The trip takes you to Coney Island and Manhatton, a fantastic time.

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uk
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66 reviews 66 reviews
4 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Not cheap, again great service by the Plaza concierge team booking the tickets. I have read some disparaging remarks about the staff here and I can see why some people are less than impressed. It is a bit of a cattle herd situation with staff who seem a little disinterested. Disappointing especially at the price. The pilots made up for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

This helicopter sightseeing is a unmatched oportunity to see the best of NYC and neighborhood. You feel like a piece of NY skyline... Fantastic!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

If you are in the big apple you must do it! However if you ARE NOT A PILOT ALREADY be prepared to the worst! The COP is quick and bloody shaking but what a great view and experience! Make sure you do it if there and make sure you have enough money too as it is very expensive!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

One of the highlights of our trip to New York, Stunning views and a well organised outfit, There was a small mix up with our video so they sent it to us free of charge which was a nice thing for them to do. There are a few firms offering helicopter trips over New York and it gets a bit... More

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Gateshead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

THE best way to see Manhattan. I hate flying, but would have been a fool to sit this one out. The whole organisation was swift and efficient, as well as incredibly safe. A special mention to Dave, the pilot, who put me at ease. Got some stunning photos too! Expensive, but well worth every penny.

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Drammen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Me and my Three friends went for this trip - and did not regret it!! We really got to see Manhattan and the skyline from the best angle. Good security, well organized, and professional People made this an unforgettable experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We did this a rainy day in November. We were thinking should we do it when it's dark instead? We didn't and that was a mistake. It's very well organized though and the security level is very good. I recommend this but to it in the dark. JP

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

This place was top notch. My boyfriend and I took this adventure, today!!! It was awesome!!!!!! The employees are super professional and organized! They moved us through right when we arrived. Our pilot was Cherry!! She was terrific!! The music was great, the weather was perfect (thanks God) and the ride was breathtaking! I recommend this activity highly!!

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