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Manhattan Sky Tour: New York Helicopter Flight

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  • See New York City from the air for a new perspective on the city
  • Fly above the skyline with views of skyscrapers and top landmarks
  • Bring home unique photographs of New York
  • Frequent departures make it easy to squeeze into a busy day of sightseeing
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From downtown skyscrapers to the Statue of Liberty, New York City is larger than life, with an iconic skyline. This helicopter flight across Manhattan and the Hudson River gives you panoramic views of the city that you can’t get from street level. Spot One World Trade Center, Ellis Island, and the Empire State Building, and snap memorable photographs from above during this flight.
What to Expect
Make your way to a heliport at Pier 6 and the East River in downtown Manhattan to meet the pilot and climb into a state-of-the-art helicopter.
Lift off above Manhattan as the view opens up to include city parks, buildings, and landmarks. On your trip, you’ll spot Governor’s Island, Ground Zero, the Statue of Liberty, and New York Harbor, and get an amazing perspective on the skyline.
When you reach the WWII-era USS Intrepid, bank back along the Hudson River, watching for the Chrysler Building, MetLife Building, and Empire State Building.
Keep your camera ready, as the top-down photo opportunities are unmatched from beginning to end. When your flight concludes, touch down at the Manhattan heliport, close to public transit and top Manhattan attractions.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we entered the reception area the guy we met explained the different helicoptor rides on offer, he was very helpful and not one bit pushy in his approach. He put no pressure on us when choosing our trip. Then we met our pilot, Andrew...More

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank annestown
Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello annestown, Thank you for such a nice review! We agree with you - you get a thrilling Helicopter ride and a view that is unforgettable! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the money even after the heliport fee of $40 which we were made aware of on numerous occasions. We arrive much earlier than stated on the website as we had allowed a lot of time to get there on time, as a result,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kate S
Reviewed 18 April 2019

I've been in New York now for two months, but this was without a doubt the best thing so far! It was absolutely mind-blowing and makes you totally speechless! Andrew Woods, the captain, was the best one you could asked for. He let me sit...More

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank stephanierC59QE
Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello stephanierC59QE, Thank you for your review! To really appreciate the city, one must see it from the air, and you just proved how unforgettable this experience will be! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 April 2019

Longtime planned helicopter tour. It was worth every penny I paid for it. Staff very professional, including safety instructions. I had the best place, next to the pilot.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank IngePTBE
Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2019

Hello IngePTBE, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're glad to hear you had a great tour! Hope you took lots of photos! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 April 2019 via mobile

I didn’t have expectation much, becoz I have been in many helicopter trips but not in NYC this one was great, the helicopter it self were very comfy clean and clear. Amazing accommodating team always welcoming and smiling you don’t feel any pressure, seat location...More

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Zip M, Customer Service Staff at Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2019

Hello nader_aba, Thank you for your review! We agree, a Helicopter Tour over NYC is very different from other Helicopter Tours. New York City is very beautiful, peaceful and serene when seen from above. It's a totally different experience, and sometimes words like amazing, great...More

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3 April 2019|
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Response from IngePTBE | Reviewed this property |
The helicopter I flew in was for 5 passengers, rows of 2. So 1 next to the pilot, and 2 rows of 2. Ideal situation. Another helicopter I saw had rows of 3 persons, How is the person in the middle going to get the same... More
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Response from Vince W | Reviewed this property |
No but as above to balance the aircraft.
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Response from Gerry R | Reviewed this property |
There were three other passengers on our flight
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