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Big City Helicopter Tour, New York

  • Sit back and relax while one of our highly trained pilots fly you over NYC!
  • Be inspired by the breathtaking views on this 18-20 minute tour
  • Get a birds eye view of this bustling city!
  • Lower, Midtown, and Upper Manhattan

Feel like a celebrity as you lift off in luxury and catch sight of this breathtaking NYC skyline view.

Do you want to see more? Who could blame you! Stay longer in your comfortable helicopter seat while you see all of the sights included in the Liberty Harbor tour then extend your tour northbound to Upper Manhattan. Your crew will fly you past midtown and all of Central Park up to Harlem and the Harlem River, Columbia University, Grant's Tomb, the Bronx, Yankee Stadium, and over the infamous George Washington Bridge. You will view the mountainous Palisades Cliffs and make a turn south towards the most popular parts of eastern New Jersey like Hoboken, the birthplace of Frank Sinatra. The Big City tour truly gives you a perspective into both exciting worlds and sights impossible to see from any other vantage point!

Sights Include: Brooklyn Bridge, Wall Street, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, One World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial, Battery Park, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, U.S.S. Intrepid, Times Square, Central Park, PLUS Columbia University, Grant's Tomb, George Washington Bridge, Harlem and Harlem River, the Bronx, Yankee Stadium, Spuyten Devil Bridge, and the Palisades Cliffs.


18 mins

Height Restriction

No minimum height

No maximum height

Wheelchair Friendly


Maximum Weight

250 lb

Weather Dependent

Outdoor - Yes

Customer Guarantee

This product is covered by the Experee Guarantee and Cancellation Policy


This experience is suitable for spectators

Animals Allowed

No Animals Allowed

Toilet facilities


Disabled Toilets

Minimum Age

No minimum age

Important Information

$40 heliport fee NOT included in the price of the ticket, this is paid on the day of your flight booked.

Maximum passenger weight is 250lbs, passengers in excess of that weight must pay for an additional seat.

All passengers must pass through a metal detector security screening and present a government-issued ID for security purposes.

Please note that for this product you are only booking the date. The exact time will be confirmed, by the supplier, once the date is confirmed.

You must arrive 45 minutes prior to scheduled time.

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About the provider

Zip Aviation, New York City

Downtown Manhattan Heliport,
6 East River Piers,
New York,
NY 10004,
United States

Our helicopter tours of NYC provide you spectacular views and a very unique experience. We offer you a new look at this beloved city like no other helicopter tour can! Zip Aviation is committed to maintaining your proven customer satisfaction and an impeccable safety record. See all of New York City’s historical sights today from the most breathtaking aerial angles during your helicopter ride around the Big Apple! All tours are offered in the following nine languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and Portuguese.
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