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Manhattan Helicopters

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Address: 6 E River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004-3200
Phone Number: +1 212-845-9822
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Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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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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Very expensive but it pays off

This is an absolutely must do in NY. We did it at night and it is so beautiful ! It isn't very expensive but it is an experience once in a life.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
tozepinto
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Lisbon, Portugal

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Lisbon, Portugal
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an absolutely must do in NY. We did it at night and it is so beautiful ! It isn't very expensive but it is an experience once in a life.

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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very professional but friendly reception was the prelude to a fabulous experience. At first I thought that 20 minutes would be more than enough but in the end we wanted it to carry on. We felt safe and extremely well treated. Geoff, the pilot, was good fun and clearly knew how to fly a chopper. We hope he had... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Nicely appointed interior, well maintained vehicle. We had a quick but enjoyable tour in the air of Manhattan, Statue of Liberty and Jersey City. Pilot was experienced but told corny jokes like it was his first time going up. Fun seeing the big apple from a different perspective.

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Thank Annette O
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband surprised me with a birthday helicopter tour of NY. There were 6 people (plus pilot) including my husband and I in the helicopter. We didn't get a choice of where we sat which was disappointing as I had the worst seat in the middle!! Not the best for a special birthday treat. The pilot was lovely and chatted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Want to see the Manhattan skyline and the statue of liberty in under 5 hours? Take this helicopter tour, amazing views of NYC and Statue of Liberty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

All I can say is that no visit to NYC is complete without a ride with Manhattan Helicopters. The staff are very professional and helpful. The views were amazing !! Highlight of our trip ❤️😊.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Well organised and extremely professional operation. My son got lost on the way to our flight but they rearranged the time for us so that he wouldn't miss out. Pilot was excellent, pointing out all of the important landmarks.

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Most likely a highlight to every NYC trip, providing a really unique view of New York. The 15 mins tour starts at the Heliport south of Financial District and goes up the Hudson to Central Park and back. Sure, it's not cheap, but flying with a helicopter never is. If you can somehow afford it, do it.

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Thank Michael W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

OK it was expensive at $768 for three for a 15mn flight. I have no regrets about doing the flight. The pilot Dave was very friendly. The views were amazing! The flying experience was awesome. My only criticism concerns the number of passengers accommodated in the flight. We were six plus a pilot in a small helicopter. My daughter was... More 

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Riverside, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Our 90 year old Aunt wanted to ride in a helicopter for her 90th birthday gift. We made reservations for three to take a 20 minute tour around NY. We got out of the taxi and were immediately greeted by very friendly staff who looked at our printed receipts and walked us through to security and into the building. There... 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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