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Helicopter Flight Services - Helicopter Tours

Pier 6, East River, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004
+1 212-355-0801
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TOURS: See New York City from a different perspective. Our 4 helicopter sightseeing tours, one of which is combined with a boat cruise, provide you with a bird's eye view of Manhattan and the surrounding area in comfort and style. Our helicopters are equipped with heat and air conditioning as well as a Bose stereo system to help you relax and enjoy the ride. Marvel at the splendid architecture of the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building, and more as you travel down the Hudson River to the New York Harbor and the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum. See the George Washington and Verrazano bridge that keep Manhattan connected. Reflect on New York's historic landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Greenwich Village, South Street Seaport and the 120 year old Brooklyn Bridge. Baseball fans can even cheer for the Yankees above the stadium! CHARTERS: Whether you are taking a quick trip to the airport or heading to the Hamptons for the weekend, a helicopter charter offers a quick, easy, and comfortable alternative for travel in and out of the metro area. A helicopter charter is faster than a car service and able to travel farther into New York City than an airplane. Airport Transfers by helicopter can significantly reduce your travel time to and from New York City airports. Driving between Manhattan and airport areas could take more than an hour in unpredictable and aggravating traffic. Airport Transfers by helicopter typically take less than 10 minutes, giving you more time in the day for everything else. Airport Transfers are available between Manhattan and the Kennedy, LaGuardia, Newark, and Teterboro Airport as well as between the airports. Complimentary ground transportation is provided between the airline terminal and the helicopter landing area to get you to your destination quickly.
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Pier 6, East River, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004
+1 212-355-0801
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the 30 minute Deluxe Tour and glad we did. The crew at the heliport were great. We showed up early by accident and they got us on a flight rather than making us wait. Never felt unsafe at any time...they run a...More

1  Thank Ward S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved this from start to finish. Extremely efficient and courteous staff, well planned and thoroughly enjoyed our flight. Only criticism I would give is that when we had our flight there was a small child on board who talked throughout the flight and we...More

Thank Sjbud65
Bronwyn H, Guest Relations Manager at Helicopter Flight Services - Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sjbud65, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! Thank you for your suggestion regarding small children, we will do our best to keep this in mind...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

That was a highlight of our city break. Stunning view. Don't miss it! Well organised tour. They are flexible with time.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband booked this a birthday present and it was perfect! The staff were all very professional and they make you feel at ease about putting your safety in there hands. The flight itself was an amazing experience, I had a window seat and the...More

Thank Hannah D
Bronwyn H, Guest Relations Manager at Helicopter Flight Services - Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Hannah D, We are happy to have helped you celebrate your 30th birthday! Thank you for sharing your experience with everyone on Tripadvisor!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked our flight in advance , very good service - we had to reschedule our flight due to bad weather , got early information about that with excellent service . Arrived at heliport and got an upgrade to the big tour - a fantastic experience...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently surprised my sweetheart with a helicopter ride. The surprise was so perfect because he thought we were doing a walking tour of The Brooklyn Bridge and I suggested stopping by in our walk along the East River to get a price quote to...More

Thank Holly H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I did the 15 minute tour 2 years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it so when we went back to New York with our family we decided to book with HeliNY again only this time for the ultimate tour, again they we couldn't...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Done this a couple days ago and it was well worth it! Highly recommend it to anyone! The company were great to deal with and the views once you got up in the air were amazing!!

Thank CookManDo
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Was a great experience, maybe not worth the amount of money paid for the tour as was only about 15/20mins, but we knew what we was paying for. Got to see some great views of New York. However as a couple we got split up...More

Thank Sodi_SIngh
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Very safety oriented and professional, a tour by Helicopter Flight Services gives you a bird's perspective of NYC. So cool!! Pilot provided lots of information about the sites, and answered questions en route. A unique and VERY memorable experience. Thanks HFS!!

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Hi we are going to New York in February 2018 I'm guessing the weather will be bad so does anybody know if tours still happen? & also who the best company is to book through. Thanks in advance.
21 June 2017|
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Response from Sjbud65 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I booked through Viator. Easy online booking. They sent voucher by email to take with you on the day.
I would like to book and have started to book through Vaitor tours but it does not allow you to pick your time. Can you not select your time? Can you book direct with the helicopter company or do you have to go through vaitor?
5 February 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi itswhatworkisfor, When booking through Viator you can request your time as a comment. Another option would be to make the booking and email us to request a time. You can also book direct through our website if you would... More
Do you do any special offers for a valentine flight... it's our 10th anniversary and we're celebrating it in New York?
20 January 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn H | Property representative |
Hi bassybabe, We don't have any special offers on Valentine's day. However it is the only Tuesday we will be operating tours in February this year!