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New York Helicopter

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Financial District
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Address: 6 East River Piers, New York City, NY 10004
Phone Number: +1 212-361-6060
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

New York Helicopter offers Tours, Charters and Airport Transfers. Choose...

New York Helicopter offers Tours, Charters and Airport Transfers. Choose from three spectacular tours; Stature of Liberty, Central Park, or the Grand Tour which includes those sights more! You will feel safe with our well-trained pilots in our fleet of new helicopters. Views of NYC you will never forget.

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Great trip!

I loved this trip, for the service, tour and accessibility. I would highly recommend this tour for anyone and I would especially recommend this company because they were up front... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Phuket, Thailand
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Phuket, Thailand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this trip, for the service, tour and accessibility. I would highly recommend this tour for anyone and I would especially recommend this company because they were up front about their costs (no hidden fees) on their website. Thank you!

Thank jth9
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best thing I did on our visit to New York. We were so lucky to travel on a bright clear blue sunny day. I got to ride up front with the pilot which was amazing!! Our pilot was fantastic and so funny! The views are incredible! Such an amazing experience! Would highly recommend!!!!

Thank Sarah H
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW... anyone that is slightly considering this, has to do. This was definitely the highlight of our trip... What an experience.

Thank Kemosahbi
Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Absolute highlight of my visit to NYC. Well organized company and excellent, very memorable flight over Manhattan. Enjoyed every second. Worthwhile.

Thank js0mmerfeld
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I booked the Liberty Tour with TravelZoo vouchers as a present. The staff were great and the experience not to be missed. The pilot was friendly and informative and although clearly not cheap, it gave a perspective on New York that is unique. Brilliant

Thank Brent J
Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

After a week of walking around New York and then seeing the sights from the water taxi, we very nearly did not go on the helicopter ride as well. We are a family of five with the eldest child at 14 and the youngest being only 4. Thats a wide audience to please in one activity! It was my husbands... More 

Thank Natalie G
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We took the 20 min tour and it was well worth the extra money. I had taken a shorter helicopter tour about 4 years ago in NYC and this was much better. Great views of all Manhattans major landmarks and the helicopters are much better with floor to ceiling windows offering much better views. If its a first time visit... More 

Thank MikeC1982
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

If your in New York, this is a must BUT it's expensive. Then selling you photos afterwards, really this should be in the price.

Thank Mark W
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I did the 30 minute tour of both the statue and of midtown/central park - Really was incredible. 6 to a helicopter, so one person ends up in a middle seat (thankfully i had a window). The pilot is very informative and tells you exactly what you're looking at throughout the flight. Tip: don't go when there is a Yankees... More 

Thank Jesse M
Atlanta, Georgia
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

If I was basing my review strictly on the experience, then I would definitely be giving it 5-stars!! However, I paid $155 for 15 minute tour ($10/minute), which turned out to be only 11 minutes. According to the pilot, we "had good tail winds". When I am flying NYC to LAX, a good tailwind is appreciated to shorten the flight.... More 

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