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The Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York

Product ID: 6671
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Get awe-inspiring views of New York City on a thrilling helicopter ride above the city's skyscrapers and iconic landmarks, with heliport fees included. See the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, and many other attractions from a unique perspective.
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Duration: 12 minutes
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  • Soar above Manhattan on a thrilling helicopter ride
  • See Big Apple icons such as the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building
  • Fly around the Statue of Liberty and see Lady Lib in all her glory
  • Catch a glimpse of the world-famous Central Park
Full description
New York City isn’t called the 'Big Apple' for nothing! This very popular tour provides awe-inspiring views of the Big Apple’s most iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. Departing from Pier 6, you will soar for 12 - 15 minutes above the famous Hudson River, and fly right by the magnificent Statue of Liberty, gateway to the city.

From your premium vantage point, look out for Governors and Ellis Islands and see Manhattan’s Financial District before cruising past the glinting angles of the NYC skyline. On this portion of the flight you'll see the Chrysler, Woolworth, and Met Life Buildings, as well as the USS Intrepid, to mention just a few. You will even catch a glimpse of the George Washington Bridge and the world-renowned Central Park before heading back to the heliport!
  • 12 - 15-minute helicopter tour
  • Heliport security and facility fee ($40 per person)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

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Meeting point

The tour departs from Pier 6 at the opposite side of the East River.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• The security and facility fee is already included in the price of this tour and does not need to be paid at the heliport
• Flights are conducted daily between 9:00 and 16:00. Your chosen flight time will be scheduled upon reconfirmation
• All passengers must bring a valid government-issued photo ID - a passport or driver's license
• All bags must be checked in with security.
• Handbags or carry-on bags will not be allowed on the flight.
• All passengers must pass through a metal detector.
• Personal cameras and video cameras are allowed on board once they clear security

From US$ 264 per person

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Liberty Helicopters

Product ID: 6671