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Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters

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Address: 6 E River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004-3200
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+1 866-947-6837
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Zip Aviation's Professional Aviation Team is committed to constantly...

Zip Aviation's Professional Aviation Team is committed to constantly improving our customer's experience. Our NEW management and flight crew teams are focused on your safety. We are completely dedicated to deliver an awesome experience during your visit and Tour. We strive to be the consumate and Premier Helicopter Service in New York City.

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Christmas Sightseeing Holiday

Absolutely amazing experience!! It was our first helicopter flight and all the staff were lovely, especially the pilot who gave us a smooth flight and Santiago who allowed me to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 December 2016
Nicole P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience!! It was our first helicopter flight and all the staff were lovely, especially the pilot who gave us a smooth flight and Santiago who allowed me to ride front seat. The tour ended our trip beautifully and anyone who visits New York should see the sights from a birds eye view, it is fabulous and unforgettable.

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Aberdare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

What can I say it was easily a lifetime experience from start to finish all the staff were helpful and informative! Get the video the guy was brilliant! The flight itself was superb lovely clear day the pilot was brilliant very informative again! Great trip great staff very safety conscious Would highly recommend and would without hesitation book with them... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We booked our flight for 1pm arrived for check in at 12:15 and were on the Helicopter at 12:30pm. Very effiecient company, my Fiancee got to sit alongside the pilot which was great! Pilot very knowledgeable and made the experience something that we will; never forget. Thank you Zip Aviation for an incredible experience!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We had the 12 min tour of New York... we booked it for 6.30. Had a fantastic time.. well worth the money.. staff were professional and felt completely safe.. our pilot Ralph was very funny and we felt we were in good hands.. not pushy with photos videos etc ... a great experience ..

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This experience is not cheap, particularly for a family of 4. But what a fantastic experience it is. The views from the helicopter are unbelievable. Our helicopter carried 6 people. My son having the best seat alongside the pilot. A very professional outfit, the pilot we had was brilliant we some good information about the views as we flew. Our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth doing and the fact we used a groupon voucher we got the photo for free which saves some money, it's definitely worth getting the 18/20 mintute helicopter ride as its over so quickly but worth every penny, we were so blessed to go this Saturday as the weather was gorgeous for November, Dave the pilot was ever so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Everyone did a great job... Make sure to ask for Santiago, he will really take good care of you! He made sure my son had a great time! Thanks again....

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Just had the most amazing experience flying with zip aviation, piloted by the Irish Charmer Andrew Woods. My friend and I travelled separately and had the best seats in the house, next to the pilot Andrew. We obviously were on different flights. We would thoroughly recommend a helicopter flight it is without doubt the best way to see New York.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Took this tour with two 13 year olds and my husband, so glad we did. Just a fantastic way to see the city. They run a top notch operation. It's safe, efficient and the people could not be more friendly and nice. Even doing a very touristy thing we were made to feel welcomed and apricited, not taken advantage of,... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My sister is crazy about New York City and never stops talking about her times there but I myself hadn't been until recently. As a surprise and without telling me, she had booked a helicopter tour of the city for the two of us. A very generous thought indeed but I was very nervous to do it for myself.....or at... More 

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At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial District is where New York City began as a center of commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful setting are complemented by museums, countless skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District, home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis Island to learn about the vital immigrant history of the city.
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