+facility fee and fuel surcharge per seat
The Deluxe Tour is the longest tour we offer at 25-30 minutes. This expansive flight includes all the iconic landmarks you think of when you imagine New York plus breathtaking harbor views! This tour extends south to the Verrazzano Bridge, offering you views of Staten Island and southern Brooklyn, including glimpsing the iconic rides at Coney Island! As you journey back to Manhattan take in the New York City skyline in all its glory before passing up close to the Statue of Liberty! Travel above the Hudson River north to the tip of Manhattan before turning around for an all-encompassing perspective of New York City!
*$40 Facility fee and fuel surcharge per seat.
Subject to seasonal pricing.
Departing from the Downtown Manhattan heliport this 25-30 minute flight first takes you south along the shores of Brooklyn to view the Verrazzano Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the USA! Spot the rides of Coney Island before turning north for iconic New York Harbor views. Wave hello to Lady Liberty as your pilot will give you an incredible view. Continue above the Hudson River past Manhattan’s famous sights, including the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, Central Park, Yankee Stadium, and the George Washington Bridge.
+Facility fee and fuel surcharge per seat
From Times Square it takes about 30 minutes to reach the Heliport by subway or taxi. Keep in mind that any travel after 4pm will take longer due to commuter traffic.
We are a 5 minute walk from the South Ferry subway station; this is the last stop on the 1 train Downtown. If you are using Google Maps or Apple Maps, enter “Downtown Manhattan Heliport” as the address. If you are using a GPS device sometimes our address isn’t recognized, please use 6 East River Piers, New York, 10004.
If you are driving, there is no parking at the heliport but there is a parking garage at the intersection of South Street & Whitehall Street, South St & Old Slip Rd or at the South Street Seaport (Pier 17).
Downtown Manhattan Heliport
6 East River Piers,
New York, NY 10004
BELL 407/BELL 407GX/BELL 407GXP
Our helicopters come equipped with safety features such as: Helicopter terrain awareness and warning systems (HTAWS), Global Position Systems (GPS), Synthetic Vision Display Units and Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS).
If you need to cancel your flight, we require you to email or call our office at least 24 hours in advance at (212) 355-0801.
If you cancel your flight within 24 hours it is non-refundable.
You can reschedule your flight at no charge if you contact us more than 24 hours in advance of your flight time.
If you contact us within 24 hours there is a $50 per passenger fee to reschedule your flight. Flights cannot be rescheduled within an hour of the check-in time.
Helicopter tours are open to all ages! FAA regulations require passengers 2 years and over to sit in their own seat. Children under 2 years of age fly free and must sit on a parent’s lap. When booking please let us know if you will have a lap child that will be flying with you. Proof of age for a lap child is required at check-in.
Yes, you can bring your camera and cell phone with you on your flight! A government-issued photo ID is required for all passengers. The credit card used to purchase your flight must be presented at the time of your arrival. Please ensure you have the credit card available, or you will be asked to make payment on-site using an alternate payment method. If your flight is a gift, then arrangements with the cardholder must be made with our Customer Service Team prior to your flight.
You must check in 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure. Purses, bags, hats and scarves are not allowed on the helicopter and must be stored in one of the lockers provided free of charge. Flights are shared, and our helicopters seat 6 passengers. To book a private flight, you must purchase all 6 seats on the helicopter. Helicopter tours are weather dependent, and we do our best to update you on weather cancellations or delays but if you are concerned about any bad weather, we encourage you to call our Customer Service Team at (212) 355-0801. Due to safety precautions and heliport regulations, it is not permitted to take photos while walking to and from the helicopter. Once inside the helicopter, enjoy the view and take as many photos and videos as you like….and share them with us!