The VIP: Air & Sea Tour is the best way to get both a bird’s eye view and an up-close look at some of New York City’s most famous landmarks. The tour includes both a helicopter ride and a boat tour at night so that you can see the best that New York has to offer. Helicopter Flight Services is the only tour company that offers this type of package.
Your adventure will begin at downtown Manhattan Heliport, where you will board one of our comfortable and state-of-the-art helicopters for an aerial tour of New York City. You will get an up-close view of the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor, the Hudson and East Rivers, the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings, the World Financial Center, Chelsea Piers, the Jacob Javits Convention Center, the Time Warner Center, Central Park, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, and many other famous sites.
The journey doesn’t end when you return to the heliport. Later in the evening you will go to New York Water Taxi Pier 16, where you will board a boat and embark upon the Statue by Night Cruise through the glittering New York Harbor. The cruise will take you to the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge and will offer you panoramic nighttime views of New York’s famous towers, memorials, bridges, and buildings. An informative and entertaining guide will narrate the tour and tell you interesting facts about the sites you will see. The tour includes a champagne toast. A cash bar is also available.
You will check in for your helicopter tour at 6:00 p.m. and depart at 6:15 p.m. At 7:00 p.m. you will walk to New York Water Taxi Pier 16, and the cruise will depart at 7:30 p.m. The boat operator will drop you off at Times Square at approximately 8:30 p.m.
If you want to see as many of New York’s sites as you can in one evening, the VIP: Air & Sea Tour is the perfect choice. By combining an exhilarating helicopter ride with a scenic cruise, you will be able to experience the best that the Big Apple has to offer.