Your New York sightseeing adventure begins as you fly down the Hudson River toward the harbor, passing Manhattan's Financial District, the Woolworth Building and Ellis Island. After a bird's-eye view of the Statue of Liberty, fly over Governors Island and the Verrazano Bridge joining Brooklyn and Staten Island.
Returning up the Hudson, you'll pass the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid to view Midtown's famous skyscrapers: Empire State, Chrysler and Met Life (Pan Am) Buildings, along with Central Park, St. John the Divine Cathedral, Columbia University, George Washington Bridge and the Palisade of New Jersey.
Please note: You must call to reserve your preferred time after booking. The listed price does not include the heliport fee, USD$40.00 per person, payable at the time of tour check-in.

  • The listed price does not include the heliport fee, USD$40.00 per person, payable at the time of tour check-in. The heliport surcharge is required by our local supplier and is not within our control
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Additional Information
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Near public transportation
  • Due to federal law this flight does not fly directly over New York City
  • Personal cameras and video cameras are allowed onboard once they clear through security (disposable cameras available for purchase at heliport and will be allowed onboard the aircraft as well)
  • Must walk through a metal detector
  • No handbags or carry on bags will be allowed on the flight
  • Must check in all bags with security
  • Must have a valid photo ID (i.e. - Passport or Drivers License)
  • All guests must observe the following security requirements:
  • 0-1 years old free. The child must weigh less than 35 lbs (15 kg) and will be weighed on the day of flight. Parents must also bring proof of age
  • Weight restrictions may apply. In general, passengers may not exceed 350lbs (158.7 kg) and all safety equipment must fit properly
  • Tour operator reserves the right to upgrade, alter or terminate any or all sightseeing tours due to security, weather or acts of God
  • Tours are not private. All helicopters seat 5-6 passengers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point
Liberty Helicopters, 6 E River Bikeway, New York, NY 10004, USA
Booking is cancellable 3 days prior to service date.


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There are 100 review(s)
  • marjorie16653 / United Kingdom


    1 2 3 4 5

    Excellent experience.

  • David B


    1 2 3 4 5

    Was an amazing experience. Wonderful way to see New York!

  • michelle_naftzger


    1 2 3 4 5

    This was so much fun! Kids had a great time sitting up front and see all the sites from the sky.

  • Bronwyn M


    1 2 3 4 5

    Great experience! Lots of fun to see the skyline of NYC.

  • Gökben E


    1 2 3 4 5

    Wonderful experience, a quite different angle to see NY, unlike the comments on the website of the tour we did not even wait for 5 minutes, relatively speeded up process to board... My daughter loved it. Definitely look for another tour for my next trip!

  • Katie J


    1 2 3 4 5

    Fantastic helicopter trip, we saw all the top sights. We were really lucky as we got a few extra minutes whilst waiting to land! Probably the best value helicopter trip out there.

  • Paul H


    1 2 3 4 5

    Very friendly and professional service. Great trip - I would highly recommend.

  • Peter D / Australia


    1 2 3 4 5

    This is also a must do as you really get to understand just how NY is made up.

  • Stephen R


    1 2 3 4 5

    I booked this to celebrate my wife's 70th birthday and she hates flying. But I had no need to worry. All the staff were friendly and professional and made us feel very welcome. The flight was brilliant with great views of New York, especially as the weather was perfect. I would recommend this trip to anyone and so would my wife!!!

  • Beverley L


    1 2 3 4 5

    Absolutely fantastic dont need to say anymore

  • John C


    1 2 3 4 5

    Absolutely fantastic.

  • colindavid.stevenson


    1 2 3 4 5

    Had an absolutely brilliant time,everything ran like clockwork considering they had to fit in some cancellations from the previous day,due to bad weather . The staff were amazing which added to the whole experience .A great day all round . Thanks to all involved.Colin

  • neal-l


    1 2 3 4 5

    Excellent service, friendly team and easy to book.

  • Wendy A


    1 2 3 4 5

    Great way to see the city really enjoyed the trip, lovely pilot and well looked after throughout.

  • Wendy W


    1 2 3 4 5

    Fantastic views over New York. Not to be missed!

  • leia.rodrigues


    1 2 3 4 5

    Simplesmente INCRIVELLLLL !!!!! Recomendo para qualquer pessoa.

  • Bayan F


    1 2 3 4 5

    Amazing, the best view I saw in New York City is from this helicopter tour.

  • Hassan Badrek / Saudi Arabia


    1 2 3 4 5

    Excellent tour. Better on a sunny day.

  • Monica N


    1 2 3 4 5

    Estubo genal, lo recomiendo. Experiencia unica.

  • Andrea P


    1 2 3 4 5

    Great experience!

  • Jenny R


    1 2 3 4 5

    The best way to see Manhattan! /Jenny

  • patrick.versepuy


    1 2 3 4 5

    C'est une formidable expérience à faire en début de séjour pour découvrir Manhattan d'un coup et surtout quand le temps est clair.



    1 2 3 4 5

    Our first reservation was cancelled due to weather conditions so we rescheduled for a few days later. We arrived hall an hour early but they took us straight away with hardly any waiting. Soon we were up with our pilot Chris who gave us a fantastic tour with great commentary..

  • Janice H


    1 2 3 4 5

    Fabulous experience. well run and a once in a lifetime present.

  • Artur D


    1 2 3 4 5

    Very nice tour, professional staff. Pretty much what you can expect, short but intense experience.

  • Donna S


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  • Susan J


    1 2 3 4 5

    This trip was amazing! Views were spectacular and well worth the cost. I wanted to go up again!

  • Andrea F


    1 2 3 4 5

    Just got back from the highlight of our trip to NY......the helicopter flight. What a brilliant experience. We flew up past central park and back. Totally amazing. Got some superb photos and videos.

  • Katie J


    1 2 3 4 5

    Fantastic trip. It was very busy on arrival but we didn't have to wait too long. As we were the lightest we got to sit in the front! Great views across NYC and interesting narration from the pilot. Very fun and would recommend.

  • Fmilton


    1 2 3 4 5

    We turned up early as we weren't sure where it was or whether it was easy to find. This wasn't an issue as they put us on the next helicopter. Everyone was friendly and helpful and the pilot had good knowledge of the local areas. My husband loved his birthday present!

  • Uddy


    1 2 3 4 5

    Brilliant, highlight of our trip



    1 2 3 4 5

    Fabulous that's all!

  • Siem07


    1 2 3 4 5

    It was wonderfull, we liked it very much.

  • Mrs Cameron / United Kingdom


    1 2 3 4 5

    Awesome tour! Bit pricey but well worth it for the views

  • James L


    1 2 3 4 5

    Fabulous and value added memories with views that you only get from this vantage point

  • Chris M


    1 2 3 4 5

    Apart from a bit of a wait in line and the endless repeating safety video the 20 min ride we took was really good, friendly helpful staff and the pilot himself was amazing doing the tour via headphones , talking with the air traffic control all while flying a helicopter at the same time was impressive to say the least , worth every penny ...

  • Katie B


    1 2 3 4 5

    Amazing! We did this on new years day and what a way to start the year! 100 recommend!

  • ALAN D


    1 2 3 4 5

    easy to book, easy to find ,easy pre flight checkin ,great flight and pilot , cheers !

  • Jozsef S


    1 2 3 4 5

    IT was awesome !!!!!!!!!!

  • Rob B


    1 2 3 4 5

    Not cheap - especially when you add the 35 dollars for 'safety' per person when you check in. However I do recommend the tour. Excellent views and very enjoyable.

  • Cherylfox01


    1 2 3 4 5

    Amazing!We did this on our last day and were able to see all the places we had visited. Our pilot was great as were all the staff. We had a full 20 minutes which flew by excuse the pun in what was an exceptionally clear day. Definitively worth the money.

  • Keith B


    1 2 3 4 5

    Very well organized operation. We felt very safe and was the high light of our 4 day trip to New York.K and J Tring UK.

  • John C


    1 2 3 4 5

    Well worth doing. Gives a fantastic overall view of New York. Well organised and informative



    1 2 3 4 5

    Once again 100 fantastic, never been in a helicopter in my life, ,but I would go again and again, it was a gentle ride, and the sights of New York city out of this world, 100 perfect, thank you.

  • Karen O


    1 2 3 4 5

    Fantastic not to be missed ! So easy from Booking back in the UK to getting aboard the Helicopter was really simple. The views are magnificent and not one passenger thought it wasn't worth it which say's a lot. It may seem expensive but do it, my son and I got to sit up front with the pilot and we were both wowed !!!

  • Bernie E


    1 2 3 4 5

    Thoroughly enjoyed every minute of trip, Pilot was very informative, we had done this ride 10 years ago but this year we brought our two sons who just thought it was the best part of the weekend break. It was very well organised and the safety instructions were excellent.

  • Phillip C


    1 2 3 4 5

    Fantastic flight with a very knowledgable pilot ..... Recommended !

  • Ranjit B


    1 2 3 4 5

    .Enjoyed the ride Really good experience, so glad we booked and did this helicopter tour.All the staff were really friendly which made it good fun.Fantastic way to see the city and a must do! Took the 20 min tour. Will be coming back in 2 years with kids. Thank you x

  • Alexander I


    1 2 3 4 5

    great experience, we had best weather and you can see the most important buildings.

  • Brian K


    1 2 3 4 5

    The tour was perfect, excellent staff, very organized! A fun activity for those who like rides, a wonderful way oy get an aerial view of the city?

  • Panagiotis D


    1 2 3 4 5

    Great tour!

  • Edwin L


    1 2 3 4 5

    Fantastic way to see the city and a must do! Took the 20 min tour. The ride was very enjoyable and stable even for my wife who usually suffers from motion sickness.

  • Woodster


    1 2 3 4 5

    This was my first time in New York and I wanted to see as much as possible. I went on the helicopter trip on a beautiful sunny day. It was my first time in a helicopter which made it even more exciting. The helicoper held six guests and I was lucky enough to sit up front. The pilot gave us lots of information about the places we flew over. All in all this was a realy great experience and one I would recommend for anyone visiting New York. Enjoy it!

  • Christopher C


    1 2 3 4 5

    Really good experience, so glad we booked and did this helicopter tour.All the staff were really friendly which made it good fun.

  • ilianaramirez / United States of America


    1 2 3 4 5

    Super awesome view! The pilot was great at explaining the view.Everyone was great! Thx!

  • T.C.


    1 2 3 4 5

    Awesome! The pilot is cool. The staff are very helpful. The trip is actually along the river, and not over the Manhattan sky are. Nevertheless, the view is incredible and it's so memorable. I booked the tour during promotion period and got a free NYC cruise trip, which was also a nice experience. Heads-up: If you want your picture with the helicopter itself, don't be shock with the price they charge.

  • Andrei E


    1 2 3 4 5

    Incredible tour!!! So great event in my life!!!!

  • Patrick M


    1 2 3 4 5

    Fantastic! We were awed by this experience, the staff was helpful and friendly, the pilot was entertaining and the view was incredible!!

  • Dejan F


    1 2 3 4 5

    My first ever flight with a helicopter. One word - AWESOME! Best ever experiance in New York City!

  • Dave / United Kingdom


    1 2 3 4 5

    This was absolutely fantastic, enjoyed every minute of it, wanted to be up longer in fact.

  • Joshua A


    1 2 3 4 5

    This tour was amazing!

  • Gillhendry


    1 2 3 4 5

    FABULOUS, fabulous fabulous, blown away by this trip, its a must. Professional service and great pilot/guide. You wont regret it!

  • Tracey S


    1 2 3 4 5

    Great trip. Very professional and informative pilot. Terminal was very clean.

  • gemma h


    1 2 3 4 5

    This tour was amazing!

  • hekai


    1 2 3 4 5


  • mpkbarrow


    1 2 3 4 5

    Absolutely incredible experience! Our pilot was called Colin and he was very knowledgable on the history and landmarks! A MUST DO if your in nyc!!



    1 2 3 4 5

    First time in a helicopter and won't be my last ! Saw New York from a totally different perspective and the best . The scale of the skyscrapers can be really appreciated from up in the air. Don't worry about sitting in the wrong seat as you up the Hudson and back so will have a view of both sides . You fly past Lady Liberty too . Awesome! .

  • alan r f


    1 2 3 4 5

    The helicopter tour was well organised and informative. The staff were all very friendly. I would definitely recommend this tour.

  • louise_ivett


    1 2 3 4 5

    Great tour, go early to avoid queues!

  • Anne H


    1 2 3 4 5

    Fantastic time, would recommend this trip even though a bit pricey.

  • Elizabeth R


    1 2 3 4 5

    Great tour! Up and down the Hudson with glorious views of the city. We flew early December so as you can imagine it was cold inside the helicopter so make sure you wrap up but apart from that sit back and enjoy the views.

  • Ana Collins / Australia


    1 2 3 4 5

    Love, Love, Loved the Complete New York, New York Helicopter Tour. We booked the last flights for the afternoon which made it perfect for us to go exploring during the day we went Brooklyn and caught the ferry across the East River to the Heliport. We had blue skies so we could see everything it was really cool to see New York from the air and all the monuments including the Statue of Liberty and Central Park.An absolute must do!!!!

  • trevor


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  • Hanna V


    1 2 3 4 5

    Amazing tour!

  • Frank P


    1 2 3 4 5

    This review could have been one star, the tour was cancelled after my husband waited two hours due to a fuelling issue. However, Micky offered a free replacement flight with priority boarding for use the following day. He even put some people onto another suppliers flights as they couldn't reschedule. Above and beyond service. The flight the following day was excellent.

  • Elissa M


    1 2 3 4 5

    Loved it! Lots of info about NYC and a fabulous view,,,,,,

  • Tomas


    1 2 3 4 5

    exxelent wheather , great youn female pilot with great knowledge of the thinfs to see in the city.

  • john m


    1 2 3 4 5

    We did the New York, New York excursion. Excellent trip and very professionally run. It was my wife's 50th birthday and she was put in the front seat with the pilot. Definitely recommended as the views as you fly over the 5 boroughs are spectacular. John

  • Hugh C


    1 2 3 4 5

    Excellent flightPilot was very informative and friendlyDisappointed about having to pay $35 per head at the site although I was made aware of this when booking

  • Thomas O


    1 2 3 4 5

    Trip was great, views were awesome and everything else went without any problems

  • Gerhard L


    1 2 3 4 5

    Best way to experience NYC, worth every penny. Even though we've arrived early, didn't have to wait long. No pictures or videos can capture the moment, it's quiet something.

  • Kate S


    1 2 3 4 5

    The New York helicopter ride was by far the best thing that we did in New York! Very lovely they were on time and the view was to die for.. A must for everyone that can afford it

  • Neil M


    1 2 3 4 5

    Arrived early not knowing what to expect but very professional set up, polite and friendly staff and easy to progress through to take off - In fact we went early.The 20 minute flight was a perfect duration almost immediately around the Statue of Liberty then up the Hudson river, alongside Central Park, around the Met Life Stadium (Yankees) and back over the Washington bridge to recount your steps back down the Hudson and back to base.Pilot points out some great sightseeing opportunities throughout and both take off and landing with hardly noticeable.

  • clo8


    1 2 3 4 5

    This was by far the BEST thing we did in NYC. From the very friendly, funny guys while you're waiting for your turn to the pilot's interesting facts and figures and above all the astounding views, I'd do this again in a second and recommend to anyone visiting, it's totally worth it.

  • Kristina B


    1 2 3 4 5

    Excellent way to see this awesome city!

  • Graham B


    1 2 3 4 5

    We had experienced problems with our hotel check in causing us to miss the check and book time with you the day before. We called first thing in the morning your agents were most helpful. The trip was absolutely amazing, it made up for problems we were having with our hotel. It was that good we are going to be booking with you for our visit to Paris in August. I cannot think of a better way to see a city when you do not have enough time to see everything. Top marks to all of the staff at the Heli pad too. Thank youKind regardsGraham and Maggie Biddlecombe

  • Brian W


    1 2 3 4 5

    Absolutely fantastic! Organised this as a surprise for my wife's birthday! First time in New York and first time in a helicopter! The whole experience was brilliant! Saw New York by bus, by boat, by night, by foot and even by horse and cart! But the helicopter trip made it really special - an truly memorable experience! Worth every cent!

  • kim p


    1 2 3 4 5

    Very well organised, amazing seeing NYC from the skies a must for anyone visiting the city.

  • carlos m


    1 2 3 4 5

    Great experience , Christy our pilot grave us a great explanation of the landmarks and special places in new york It´s and the flight was spectacular

  • Maxim Vorobyev


    1 2 3 4 5

    Unforgettable experience!!!

  • kevin D


    1 2 3 4 5

    The helicopter tour was awesome.

  • Sarah C


    1 2 3 4 5

    Absolutely fantastic!I surprised my mum for her 50th birthday by bringing her to New York and I wanted to icing on the cake to be taking her on a helicopter tour because it had always something she really had wanted to do. We set off early to find the helicopter pad as it stressed not to be late when I booked it but it was so easy to find we ended up being really early, luckily we ended up being able to go on the earlier flight which saved us waiting around (this was something I'd previously been worried about as a lot of the reviews mentioned about long waiting times but we had no problems what so ever) my mum mentioned to the staff it was her birthday so they ended up letting us sit with the pilot! This totally made my mums trip as she had the best view. The staff where very helpful and truly made my mums birthday very special and they all wished her happy birthday before we left. I am returning later this year with my boyfriend and we are planning to do the trip again. Thank you for a great trip!

  • Mark R


    1 2 3 4 5

    14th feb 2014, Awesome tour, best way to view the entire of New York. Pilot was also very relaxing as it was quite turbulent. Brilliant highlight to our trip. Mark.

  • Christopher H


    1 2 3 4 5

    Fantastic way to see all the big sights! Unforgettable.

  • Paula S


    1 2 3 4 5

    Absolutely fantastic. Loved every minute of it and our pilot was very friendly and knowledgeable too.

  • Paul D


    1 2 3 4 5

    Best tour ever

  • Anthony O


    1 2 3 4 5

    We Stayed in Manhattan for a whole week and this was our first event - Views of city from the air were fabulous Would love to do this again !!After 1 week and looking back on everything, this was our No. 1 favourite event, with the Brooklyn Bridge Pizza tour as our 2nd choice.There is no better way to see NYC. My wife although afraid to begin with, wanted to go back up again !!!Absolutley Brilliant guys, thanks !



    1 2 3 4 5

    Well organised, great staff and wonderful experience. Highly recommended.

  • Leah R N


    1 2 3 4 5

    entire staff was very friendly and professional. would recommend to anyone wanting a unique view of the city.

  • Maxim Vorobyev


    1 2 3 4 5

    Excellent!!! Thank you! Great experience!