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15-Min Standard NYC Helicopter Tour from Downtown Manhattan

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  • Short on time and looking for a pocket-friendly tour? Soar over one of the most famous skylines in the world during this 15-min helicopter trip over NYC.
  • View 9+ top attractions without breaking the bank, like the legendary Statue of Liberty and Times Square, as you fly up the Hudson.
  • Gaze at Ellis Island, the true symbol of the American Dream, the tallest building in NYC, One World Trade Center, and popular neighborhoods like Chelsea.
  • Don't just see the Big Apple; listen to the thrilling stories and history behind the sights from your pilot who will be providing live narration.
  • Need more than 15 minutes to witness the beauty of New York City? Upgrade to a 20-min or 30-min flight for a leisurely tour!

Inclusions

  • 12 to 15-min shared helicopter tour
  • Aerial view of 9+ attractions
  • Live commentary by the pilot
  • Noise-cancelling headsets
  • Optional helicopter tour upgrades

Exclusions

  • Heliport fees ($40)
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Ellis Island
  • One World Trade Center
  • Chelsea Piers
  • The Intrepid
  • Times Square
  • Empire State Building
  • Chrysler Building
  • and more popular attractions
  • Tip: Weekdays are generally less crowded so consider a weekday for your tour.
  • Children aged under 2 don’t require tickets but must sit on the lap of an adult.
  • The weight limit is 275 pounds or 125 kg per passenger, passengers who weigh more than this or close to this may have to wait for a flight that can safely accommodate their weight.
  • The helicopter does not fly over Manhattan itself, but up the Hudson, beside Manhattan.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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20-Min Ultimate NYC Helicopter Tour from Downtown Manhattan

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  • Enjoy a bird's eye view of 12+ famous attractions in New York City during this leisurely 20-min luxurious helicopter ride.
  • From Columbia University to the iconic George Washington Bridge, experience the most comfortable way to witness the NYC landmarks.
  • Marvel at the best that Manhattan has to offer as you fly up the Hudson, including the historically significant Palisades, and the Yankee Stadium.
  • Listen to the live commentary from your pilot as they add that extra bit of magic to your helicopter tour by sharing fascinating insights about the Big Apple.
  • Want more? Go big by upgrading your ticket to a 30-min helicopter tour and get a chance to view some of the most iconic places in NYC from the sky!

Inclusions

  • 17 to 20-min shared helicopter tour
  • Aerial view of 12+ attractions
  • Live commentary by the pilot
  • Noise-cancelling headsets
  • Optional helicopter tour upgrade

Exclusions

  • Heliport fees ($40)
  • Statue of Liberty
  • One World Trade Center
  • Chrysler Building
  • Empire State Building
  • Chelsea Piers
  • Times Square
  • The Intrepid
  • Columbia University
  • Yankee Stadium
  • The Palisades
  • George Washington Bridge
  • and more popular attractions
  • Tip: Keep your cameras ready for a brilliant snap of the Statue of Liberty framed by the Manhattan skyline in the background.
  • Children aged under 2 don’t require tickets but must sit on the lap of an adult.
  • The weight limit is 275 pounds or 125 kg per passenger, passengers who weigh more than this or close to this may have to wait for a flight that can safely accommodate their weight.
  • The helicopter does not fly over Manhattan itself, but up the Hudson, beside Manhattan.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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30-Min All-Inclusive NYC Helicopter Tour from Downtown Manhattan

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You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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  • Don't miss out on anything and cover 15+ popular attractions in New York City in just 30 minutes with this ultimate helicopter tour of the city.
  • Get breathtaking views of NYC, along with exclusive attractions like Coney Island, as you glide 1500-2000 ft above the Big Apple.
  • Feel history come alive as you fly over iconic NYC landmarks like the Verrazzano Bridge, once the longest suspension bridge in the world, and Chelsea.
  • Appreciate the beauty of the City of Dreams from the sky, as you fly over the busy George Washington Bridge and the spectacular Palisades.
  • Benefit from the interesting live commentary from your expert pilot as you relax in luxury, soaking in the city's mesmerizing skyline.

Inclusions

  • 25 to 30-min shared helicopter tour
  • Aerial view of 15+ attractions
  • Live commentary by the pilot
  • Noise-cancelling headsets

Exclusions

  • Heliport fees ($40)
  • Statue of Liberty
  • One World Trade Center
  • Empire State Building
  • Chrysler Building
  • Columbia University
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Yankee Stadium
  • Palisades Cliffs
  • Verrazano Bridge
  • Coney Island
  • and more popular attractions
  • Tip: Reach early to secure a front seat and be treated with some breathtaking views of NYC.
  • Children aged under 2 don’t require tickets but must sit on the lap of an adult.
  • The weight limit is 275 pounds or 125 kg per passenger, passengers who weigh more than this or close to this may have to wait for a flight that can safely accommodate their weight.
  • The helicopter does not fly over Manhattan itself, but up the Hudson, beside Manhattan.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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NYC Helicopter Night Tour from Linden Airport

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  • Get ready for the mesmerizing sight of the sparkling Manhattan skyline lit up in the evening lights, as you fly above the city on this night helicopter tour.
  • Experience a thrilling adventure as you catch sight of 23 famous landmarks all lit up during this 30-min night tour in a luxury helicopter, and opt in to fly over Staten Island or Newark Airport.
  • Enjoy the lights of Times Square from the sky, fly past the illuminated Statue of Liberty, and watch icons like the Empire State Building as it glows at night.
  • As you marvel at the ethereal beauty of NYC at night, listen to the live commentary from the pilot to know a little more about the 'City That Never Sleeps'.
  • To add to your comfort and convenience, benefit from the complimentary shuttle pickup from Linden Train Station.

Inclusions

  • Entry to a 25 to 30-min shared helicopter tour at night
  • Aerial view of 23 attractions
  • Complimentary shuttle pick-up from Linden Train Station
  • Live commentary by the pilot
  • Noise-cancelling headsets
  • Fly above Newark International Airport or Staten Island (optional)

Exclusions

  • Heliport fees ($30)
  • Ellis Island
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Governor’s Island
  • One World Trade Center
  • Billionaires Row
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Chrysler Building
  • Empire State Building
  • Little Island
  • Chelsea Piers
  • The High Line
  • The Vessel
  • Hudson Yards
  • Times Square
  • The Intrepid
  • Central Park
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Tip: Some of the prettiest sights at night include the Brooklyn Bridge and the Empire State Building so keep your eyes peeled and cameras ready!
  • Children aged under 2 don’t require tickets but must sit on the lap of an adult.
  • The weight limit is 275 pounds or 125 kg per passenger, passengers who weigh more than this or close to this may have to wait for a flight that can safely accommodate their weight.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Combo (Save 1%): One World Observatory Tickets + 15-Min Standard NYC Helicopter Tour

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  • Experience the most magnificent aerial views of NYC from the sky with these combo tickets that include the One World Observatory and a helicopter tour.
  • Skip the maddeningly long ticket counter lines and go straight to the observation deck where you'll get mesmerizing views of the Manhattan skyline.
  • Get your adrenaline flowing as you zoom up more than 100 floors in only 47 seconds in the SkyPod elevator, and watch NYC through the See Forever® Theater.
  • Soar high above Manhattan on a 15-min helicopter ride that's perfect for those who are short on time but want to explore the best of NYC.
  • Fly up the Hudson and get a stunning bird's eye view of some of the most famous icons of NYC including the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island.

Inclusions

One World Observatory

  • Skip-the-box-office (ticketing counter), timed entry to One World Observatory
  • Access to the observatory levels, SkyPod elevators, Horizon Grid, and See Forever® Theater

15-Min Standard NYC Helicopter Tour

  • 12 to 15-min shared helicopter tour
  • Aerial view of 9+ attractions
  • Live commentary by the pilot
  • Noise-cancelling headsets

One World Observatory

  • Tip: Try to visit on a clear day to get majestic views of neighboring states as well.
  • This ticket allows you to arrive at your selected time and skip the ticket purchase lines, but you still need to go through security lines.
  • This tour is wheelchair accessible.
  • The observatory is great for kids and guests of all ages. To gain admission, guests must be at least 17 years of age or be escorted by an adult.

15-Min Standard NYC Helicopter Tour

  • Tip: Keep your eyes peeled for iconic structures like the Empire State Building, and the Chrysler Building.
  • Children aged under 2 don’t require tickets but must sit on the lap of an adult.
  • The weight limit is 275 pounds or 125 kg per passenger, passengers who weigh more than this or close to this may have to wait for a flight that can safely accommodate their weight.
  • The helicopter does not fly over Manhattan itself, but up the Hudson, beside Manhattan.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Soar above the "concrete jungle" on a New York helicopter tour

The New York skyline is one of the most recognizable worldwide, adorned with iconic landmarks such as the famous Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and the Brooklyn Bridge, all of which highlight the essence of the city. What better way to appreciate this city in its entirety than looking at the landscape from an aerial perspective? Stay on this page to find out everything you need to know about the New York helicopter tours!

Finding your way around the New York helicopter tours guide

  1. Why go on a New York Helicopter tour?
  2. Things to know before booking a New York helicopter tour
  3. Your New York helicopter tours explained
  4. Find your best New York helicopter tour match
  5. Your New York helicopter tour route map
  6. All you need to know about your helicopter
  7. Your guide to checking in & boarding your New York helicopter
  8. Your checklist for a hassle-free boarding experience
  9. Plan your visit
  10. A quick look at some New York helicopter tour reviews

Things to know before booking a New York helicopter tour 

If this is your first helicopter ride, don’t fret, we’ve got you covered! Just go through this list of things to keep in mind before your first helicopter tour in the New York skies.

  1. Take a minute to consider how long you’d like to spend in the sky. From 15 minute-rides to 30 minutes of in-air time, we’ve got options for everyone depending on your budget and time constraints. The total affair might take you about half an hour before and after the flight so be prepared to spend around 2 hours at this experience. There will be a security screening before the flight. So head over to the heliport at least 30 minutes before departure for a hassle-free experience. Last-minute arrivals may not be allowed to fly.

  2. Boarding points are available in New York and in New Jersey, depending on which tour you opt for. The tours that take off from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport are all day time tours and you will have options between 15-30 minutes of in-air time. The tours from the Linden Airport give you the option of taking a night tour for around 20 minutes.

  3. Keep in mind that the weight limit for the tour is 275 lbs per passenger. Since each tour accommodates 6 passengers per flight within the mentioned weight limit, you might have to wait for the next tour for safety reasons if you are above the weight limit. Since the number of passengers per trip will be altered depending on the total weight of all members flying, you might be required to pay an additional fee if you are above 275 lbs.

  4. Children under 2 don’t require tickets, but they must be seated on the lap of an adult. Adults need to make sure to keep their seatbelts on at all times. ​​For some tours, a parent or guardian must be present to sign a consent form if the rider is under 18.

  5. While pregnant women can fly, check with your healthcare providers before booking your tickets to ensure a safe helicopter tour.

  6. Travel light and carry only necessary items when you go on the tour. Depending on the total weight of all passengers and available space, you may be asked to check in your hand luggage.

  7. The helicopter tour is weather-sensitive. In case of bad weather conditions, the flight may be rescheduled or canceled without notice to ensure the safety of all guests. Rides may also be canceled or rescheduled during games at Yankee Stadium, or during Presidential visits.

  8. A mandatory heliport fee is applicable for each individual. This is not included in the price of your tickets.

Your New York helicopter tours explained

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Helicopter tours from Manhattan

  • Enjoy stunning aerial views of the New York skyline as you soar across the sky in a luxury helicopter.
  • Spot iconic landmarks like Central Park, the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and more!
  • Choose between 15, 20, and 30-minute helicopter rides, based on your preference.

Departure point: Downtown Manhattan Heliport (Find on Maps)
Attractions covered: 13+ sights including the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, & Brooklyn Bridge.
Timings: Day tours fly every 30 minutes from Manhattan for the 15 and 20 min tours from 9am to 5:30pm. Tours fly every 60 minutes for the 30 minute tour from 9am to 5pm.

Recommended tours:

15-Minute NYC Helicopter Tour from Downtown Manhattan
20-Minute NYC Helicopter Tour from Downtown Manhattan
30-Minute NYC Helicopter Tour from Downtown Manhattan

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Night helicopter tours from Linden, New Jersey

  • Discover New York from a whole new perspective on a thrilling helicopter ride that starts from Linden Airport across Manhattan.
  • Soar past the Statue of Liberty, the Financial District, Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, and other famous landmarks.
  • This 17-20 minute helicopter ride is a unique way to quickly cover the city's sights.
  • Your night time tour will show you the city in a unique perspective, sparkling in millions of lights below as you look at them from between the stars.

Departure point: Linden Airport (Find on Maps)
Attractions covered: 15+ sights including the George Washington Bridge, Times Square, & the Yankees Stadium.
Timings: Night tours fly every 30 minutes from 6pm to 9:30pm.

Recommended tours:

20-Minute NYC Helicopter Tour from Linden Airport

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15-Min Standard NYC Helicopter Tour
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Downtown Manhattan Heliport
9+ attractions
Heliport > Governor's Island > Ellis Island > Statue of Liberty > Central Park > Chrysler Building > Empire State Building > Times Square > U.S.S. Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum > Chelsea Piers > West Village >Tribeca > Ground Zero > 9/11 Memorial > Heliport
20-Min Ultimate NYC Helicopter Tour
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Downtown Manhattan Heliport
12+ attractions
Heliport > Governor's Island > Ellis Island > Statue of Liberty > George Washington Bridge > Central Park > Empire State Building > One World Trade Center > Grant's Tomb > New Jersey's palisade cliffs > Inwood Hill Park > Yankee Stadium > Hudson River > Heliport
30-Min All-Inclusive NYC Helicopter Tour
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Downtown Manhattan Heliport
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Heliport > Governors Island > Ellis Island > Statue of Liberty > Verrazano Narrows Bridge > Staten Island > Coney Island > Heliport
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Linden Airport
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Heliport > Statue of Liberty > Financial District > Brooklyn Bridge > Battery Park > One World Trade Center > Hudson River > One World Trade Center > Empire State Building > 9/11 Memorial fountains > Statue of Liberty > Heliport

Your New York helicopter tour route map

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All you need to know about your helicopter

Now that you’re ready for your New York helicopter tour, here’s a little information about your vehicle of choice to experience New York like never before:

  • You will be flying in the Bell 407 GX, a type of helicopter known for its versatility, performance, and advanced technology.

  • The helicopter will be equipped with Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Synthetic Vision Display Units and Terrain Warning Avoidance Systems (TWAS).

  • You might have heard choppers can get noisy, but fret not! Your helicopter also comes with state of the art noise reduction technology.

  • The Bell 407 GX can seat a maximum of 6 people. This ensures a smooth ride since weight can be evenly distributed.

  • In a full chopper, a couple passengers might have to take the middle seats, but the Bell 407 GX’s big windows ensure that every passenger on tour has a front seat experience.

  • If luxury is what you’re looking for, this chopper offers you comfortable seating, a roomy cabin and a safe ride while you’re at it!

  • The helicopter has a 375 mile range and can fly at speeds of up to 160 mph.

  • Other helicopters that are used include the Bell 427 (7 seater), Airbus EC130T2 (7 seater), and the Airbus EC155 (12 seater, 530 mile range and capable of 200 mph).

Get here, before getting up in the air: Boarding points for your New York helicopter ride

Now that you’re prepped with all you need to know before booking your New York helicopter tour tickets. Here are the two heliports from which you will take off on your New York aerial journey depending on the tour you choose.

Downtown Manhattan Heliport

Location: Manhattan

Address: 6 East River Piers, NY 10004 | Find on Maps

Nearby landmark: You can spot the New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza Square right opposite the heliport.

Closest bus stop: South St/Whitehall St | 4-minute walk

Closest subway station: WTC Cortlandt | 6-minute drive

Linden Airport

Location: New Jersey

Address: 1101 W Edgar Rd, Linden, NJ 07036, United States | Find on Maps

Nearby landmark: Look out for the street Wildcat Way that you can spot diagonally opposite Aspen Dental - Linden.

Closest bus stop: Legacy Square North 70'n Of Pleasant Street | 14-minute walk

Closest subway station: Linden, 2 S Wood Avenue | 5-minute drive

Your checklist for a hassle-free boarding experience

  • Arrive early: Don’t take the infamous New York traffic head-on! Try to reach the heliport at least 30-45 minutes before your scheduled departure to make sure you have enough time to get through the security screening and baggage check-in if needed.
  • Bring a valid ID: You will be asked to share an ID proof before flying so have your government-issued photo ID or passport ready.
  • Follow instructions: Listen carefully to the safety briefing provided by staff before boarding. Make sure you secure your belongings and don’t forget to secure yourself using the seatbelt while you’re at it!
  • Board calmly: Wait for your turn to board the helicopter and follow the instructions of the ground crew for a smooth departure. Don’t rush and do the same while deboarding.
  • Enjoy the experience: Don’t forget to be in the moment and take in the stunning views of New York City from above!

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Helicopter Tour from Downtown Manhattan:

  • 15-minute tour: 9am to 5pm
  • 20 & 30-minute tour: 9am to 5:30pm

Helicopter Tour from Linden Airport:

  • 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Best time to go on an NYC helicopter tour: The best time to ride on a New York helicopter tour is during the spring or fall months. Spring (March to May) offers mild weather with blooming flowers and clearer skies, while fall (September to November) provides stunning foliage colors and comfortable temperatures, making for picturesque aerial views of the city.

*All tours are operational only from Monday to Saturday since New York has flight restrictions on Sundays.

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Downtown Manhattan

Departure point: Downtown Manhattan Heliport

Address: 6 East River Piers, NY 10004 | Find on Maps

  • By Subway: Take lines 1 and 2 to South Ferry, line 3 to Wall Street, lines 4 and 5 to Bowling Green, line R to Whitehall Street, or line J to Wall Street.
  • By Bus: Take M1, M6, or M15 to South Ferry.
  • By Car: Take Exit 1 off the FDR.
Linden Airport

Departure Point: Linden Airport

Address: 1101 W Edgar Rd, Linden, NJ 07036, United States | Find on Maps

  • By Train: Train lines NC and NJCL will get you to Linden Airport.
  • By Bus: Take routes 115, 48, 56, or 57.

For all the New York helicopter tours, you will need to transfer from the wheelchair onto the helicopter and be able to sit in one of the seats with your legs bent.

Downtown Manhattan Heliport: For passengers under 150 lbs, the staff can assist you into the helicopter and will bring your wheelchair to and from the Heliport while you are flying.

For passengers over 150 lbs, you must be able to transfer on your own or have someone with you who can assist you up into the helicopter.

15-Minute Tour from Downtown Manhattan

The first sights covered are Governor's Island, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty. Next, you will cruise along Manhattan, spotting Central Park, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, and Times Square. Admire the U.S.S. Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum, Chelsea Piers, West Village, and Tribeca. Pay respects at Ground Zero and the 9/11 Memorial and then return to the heliport after an unparalleled New York experience.

20-Minute Tour from Downtown Manhattan

First, you will pass Governor's Island, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty, and then head north to witness the bustling George Washington Bridge. Enjoy stunning aerial views of Manhattan's top attractions, including Central Park, Empire State Building, and One World Trade Center. Admire Central Park's entire length and other notable landmarks like Grant's Tomb. Next, you will cruise past New Jersey's palisade cliffs and Inwood Hill Park. Finally, you will catch a glimpse of Yankee Stadium above the Hudson River.

30-Minute Tour from Downtown Manhattan

Once your tour begins, catch sight of Governors Island, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty. Next, admire the iconic Verrazano Narrows Bridge connecting Staten Island to New York. Finally, fly over the charming bays of Staten Island and Coney Island before you return to the heliport.

20-Minute Tour from Linden Airport

Your route begins with the Statue of Liberty, New York's Financial District, and Brooklyn Bridge. After this, you will fly past Battery Park and One World Trade Center and then along the Hudson River. Here is when you can spot the One World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, and the 9/11 Memorial fountains before heading back, passing the Statue of Liberty again.

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Frequently asked questions about the New York helicopter tours

How much is a New York helicopter tour?

New York helicopter tours start from $239.

Where can I get my New York helicopter tour tickets?

You can buy your New York helicopter tour tickets here. Scroll up to book yours now!

What kind of New York helicopter tours can I choose from?

You can choose from 4 New York helicopter tours based on how long you want the tour to be and what routes you want to cover.

What can I see on the New York helicopter tour?

On your New York helicopter tour, you can marvel at the landscape of Manhattan and spot iconic attractions like the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park, and so much more!

What is the best New York helicopter tour experience for families?

We suggest taking the 30-minute helicopter tour from Downtown Manhattan if you're taking the tour with your family.

How old do you have to be to ride a helicopter in NYC?

There is no age limit to flying on NYC helicopter tours. Children below 2 can ride the helicopter for free.

Which is the best New York helicopter tour?

We recommend booking the 30-minute helicopter tour from Downtown Manhattan. This is the longest tour available and gives you ample time to peacefully take in the stunning sights of New York from above.

Which is the cheapest New York helicopter tour ticket?

The cheapest NYC helicopter tour ticket is the 15-minute tour from Downtown Manhattan.

Is there a locker facility to store belongings?

Yes, you have access to complimentary locker room facilities to store your belongings for the duration of the flight.

What is the refund policy for the tickets?

This depends on the NYC helicopter ride you chose. The refund policy may be 24, 48 hours after cancellation or maybe not refundable at all. It is advised that you check the cancellation policy before booking the ticket.

What happens if the New York helicopter ride is canceled due to weather?

If the NYC helicopter ride is canceled due to weather, you can either opt for an alternate date suitable to you or get a full refund.

Why should I go on a New York helicopter tour?

A helicopter tour over New York lets you experience unparalleled views of the city’s iconic skyline and landmarks from a unique perspective.

How safe are New York helicopter tours?

Helicopter tours in New York adhere to strict safety regulations, with state of the art choppers that are operated by experienced pilots.

What is the duration of a New York helicopter tour?

Tour durations vary, ranging from 15 minutes to 30 minutes, offering different perspectives of the city at a duration convenient to you.

Are there weight restrictions for helicopter tours?

Yes, the weight limit for the helicopter tour is 275 lbs per passenger.

Can I bring a camera or phone onboard?

Yes, cameras and phones are allowed onboard to capture unforgettable moments during the tour.

Are there any age restrictions for helicopter tours?

Children of all ages can typically join helicopter tours, but children below 2 will need to sit on a parent's lap.

Are helicopter tours wheelchair accessible?

Some helicopter tours may accommodate passengers with mobility challenges, but it is best to inquire in advance.

Will I receive a safety briefing before the tour?

Yes, all passengers receive a safety briefing before boarding the helicopter.

Can I bring food or drinks onboard?

Food and drinks are not allowed onboard for safety reasons.

How many people can fit in a helicopter?

The helicopters used on this tour can accommodate 6 passengers.

Are helicopter tours available year-round?

Yes, helicopter tours operate year-round, offering different perspectives of New York City in every season.

What happens if the weather is bad on the day of my tour?

Helicopter tours are weather-dependent and may be canceled or rescheduled in case of inclement weather for safety reasons.

Do I need to bring anything with me for the helicopter tour?

Bring a valid photo ID for check-in and your phone to capture unforgettable moments during the tour.

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