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“Brilliant helicopter flight”

Helicopter Flight Services - Helicopter Tours
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US$299.00*
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New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing
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US$244.00*
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New York Helicopter Tour: City Lights Skyline Experience
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New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights
Ranked #34 of 640 Tours in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Baby buggy parking, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 17 October 2017

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome views of the city, talking tour by the pilot and overall scenery you just wouldn’t see anywhere else. We had already been to the top of the Empire State Building and this helicopter tour easily topped that. Do Empire by night and the Heli tour by day to get both worlds. If you weigh over 80Kg though, you are in the back of the helicopter so you may not see as much as everyone else or your camera is obstructed by those either side of you.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Well organized, clear instructions, no fuss, quick on board. Great sights of New York city, friendly pilot. A bit noisy on board but the headphones took care of it. Smooth flight. The view is good from the cabin, a bit hard to take pictures because of the reflection in the glass but nice experience nonetheless.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We prebooked the helicopter ride from our hotel and were advised to take our passports with us for ID and also that an additional $40 would be payable for heliport fees. This was an amazing 15-20min ride with a fantastic view of New York on a lovely sunny day was booked as a 50th birthday treat. Loved every minute of it.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I'm a lifelong New Yorker. I've gone to the top of every major skyscraper and flown in to LaGuardia & JFK. None of those experiences matches the view acheived taking the Helicopter Flight Services "The New Yorker" tour.

We booked in advance and were up in the air 20 minutes after arriving at the helipad to check-in. Our pilot called out all of the points of interest and the massive windows on the helicopter gave us an amazing bird's eye view of lower Manhattan, Governor's Island, Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, Chelsea Piers, the Intrepid and even Central Park.

I recommend this equally to tourists coming to NY for the first time and born & bred New Yorkers. Quintessential way to experience the NYC skyline!

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