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New Yorker Helicopter Tour 12-15 min

Rated 4.38 out of 5 from 24 reviews.New York, United States

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Experience hosted by Ov

4 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

From the moment you arrive at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport look for our friendly HeliNY staff in red shirts! They'll escort you into the heliport and prepare you for the best views of NYC around!

Safety is top priority for us so you'll have a life preserver put on and any bags that you have will be stored in complimentary lockers. Don't worry, camera's and cell phones can be taken aboard to capture those great views! While you wait we'll show you our safety video and assign seats based on everyones weights!

We'll then take you out to the helicopter and take a picture of you. A digital or print copy can be purchased after the flight to show off to all your friends! Then the real fun begins! On our 12-15 minute New Yorker Tour you'll fly above the Hudson River all the way to Central Park! Equipped with noise cancelling headsets our pilots will point out these iconic landmarks:

-Statue of Liberty
-Brooklyn Bridge
-Governors Island
-Ellis Island
-Chrysler Building
-Empire State Building
-Chelsea Piers
-Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
-Central Park
-One World Trade Center
-Hudson Yards

Our tours depart every 30 minutes, we'll send you a set flight time once you've booked so you won't be waiting all day! With morning or afternoon availability we'll be able to schedule you at a time convenient to you! We look forward to showing you our favorite view of NYC!
From the moment you arrive at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport look for our friendly HeliNY staff in red shirts! They'll escort you into the heliport and prepare you for the best views of NYC around!

Safety is top priority for us so you'll have a life preserver put on and any bags that you have will be stored in complimentary lockers. Don't worry, camera's and cell phones can be taken aboard to capture those great views! While you wait…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Bose Noise Cancelling Headsets, Life Preservers, Complimentary Lockers
From $194
/ person
Fri, Sep 25
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
$194 per person
$194 per person
Sat, Sep 26
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
$194 per person
$194 per person
Mon, Sep 28
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
$194 per person
$194 per person

Meet your host, Ov

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 24 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am the chief pilot at HeliNY and have been leading helicopter tours over New York City for over 10 years! I moved here from Norway in 1988 and have been flying in New York City both for tours and the news ever since! We have been operating for over 30 years and fly a fleet of state-of the art aircraft. We fly Bell 407 (6 seats), EC 130 ( 7 seats) and EC 155 (12 seats) helicopters, each offering you the best views of New York City in comfort and style. I will be hosting this experience with the best team of certified and insured pilots, an amazing and fun ground crew and some friendly reservation team members who will all work together to show you one of the most unique views of New York City possible!
I am the chief pilot at HeliNY and have been leading helicopter tours over New York City for over 10 years! I moved here from Norway in 1988 and have been flying in New York City both for tours and the news ever since! We have been operating for over 30 years and fly a fleet of state-of the art aircraft. We fly Bell 407 (6 seats), EC 130 ( 7 seats) and EC 155 (12 seats) helicopters, each offering you the best views of New York City in comfort and style. I will be hosting this experience with the…
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Where you'll be

See NYC's most iconic landmarks from above! A helicopter provides you a bird's-eye-view that can't be found anywhere else!! All from above the Hudson River you will fly by:

-Statue of Liberty
-One World Trade Center
-Chrysler Building
-Empire State Building
-Chelsea Piers
-The Intrepid
-Central Park
-Times Square
-Hudson Yards

Plus more!!

Rated 4.38 out of 5 from 24 reviews.

Max
February 2020
Me and my girlfriend enjoyed that experience a lot! I was sitting in the middle in the back and still had a very good view on everything. The pilot explains a lot and answers questions via headset. Can recommend it for sure!
Rahul
September 2019
It is not a 4 hr experience, it is a 12-15 minute ride. It was a good ride but they lied about the duration in the ad on air b n b.
Fernando
March 2019
Its the worst helicopter experience possible in NYC, do not do it, there are others much friendly, cheaper and nicer. WORST EXPERIENCE EVER.
Gail
February 2019
I had an awesome time on the Helicopter tour!! It was AMAZING seeing New York from above and on top of that the weather and timing of the tour was PERFECT! We hit the golden hour right around sunset and everything was beautiful. . The pilot also knew everything around us and told us about the sights we were seeing! . This was such a cool experience and I definitely recommend this to anyone interested in checking out New York from a whole new perspective!
I had an awesome time on the Helicopter tour!! It was AMAZING seeing New York from above and on top of that the weather and timing of the tour was PERFECT! We hit the golden hour r…
Laura
January 2019
Loved this experience! Went with my boyfriend and took the last flight. We were able to watch the sunset and see the city light up. Staff was friendly and clear with instructions. Don’t be late because they run on a strict schedule, keep in mind it’s about 15/20 mins but it’s soo worth it.
Loved this experience! Went with my boyfriend and took the last flight. We were able to watch the sunset and see the city light up. Staff was friendly and clear with instructions.…
Jorge
January 2019
I would not recommend you wasting your money on this! yes the views they claim you'll see are amazing. (if you're in the right seat) if you're stuck behind the pilot or in the middle forget about getting any good views. you'll definitely miss most of times sqaure, statue of liberty and Madison garden. HIGHLY disappointing for the price you pay!
I would not recommend you wasting your money on this! yes the views they claim you'll see are amazing. (if you're in the right seat) if you're stuck behind the pilot or in the midd…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests of all ages can attend.

More tips

Only cameras, cell phones and sunglasses can be taken aboard. We have complimentary lockers available. Arrive 30 minutes before your flight time. Please call 24 hours in advance to confirm your reservation

What to bring

Government Issued ID

Camera