Helicopter Tour

"New Yorker Tour" Helicopter Experience

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Prepare yourself for possibly the ride of your life as you overfly the Hudson River and Central Park by helicopter. You’ll be blown away by New York's iconic landscape.


  • Children under the age of 2 travel for free!
  • "New Yorker Tour", an exciting helicopter flight
  • Amazing aerial views all along the Hudson River
  • Statue of Liberty fly-by!
  • A tour that everyone will enjoy
  • The "New Yorker Tour” flight lasts between 12 and 15 minutes.
  • English-speaking pilot
  • All guests will have their photo taken in front of their helicopter and it will be made available for purchase after their tour
  • Transfer to/from the heliport
  • Tips
  • Description

    Climb aboard a state-of-the-art helicopter, and take-off to explore from the air mythical Manhattan with its stunning aerial views! You’ll get to overfly New York Harbor and get some great up-close views of the nearby Statue of Liberty. Your aerial tour not only takes you close to the 150-year-old Brooklyn Bridge but you will also get to see the South Street Seaport, Governors Island and Ellis Island. As you fly over the Hudson River you will get to enjoy incredible views of the city’s countless skyscrapers. Along the way, take in the views of the Chrysler Building and the Empire State, Chelsea Piers, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Central Park and One World Trade Center! An exciting program which makes this helicopter tour a must-do attraction for everyone!

    The fascinating "New Yorker Tour” lasts between 12 and 15 minutes.

    Your flight takes off from Downtown Manhattan Heliport, Pier 6, East River New York, NY 10004. It is a short 5-minute walk from the South Ferry subway station (last stop Downtown on Line 1). You can easily get there using Google Maps; simply search for "Downtown Manhattan Heliport."

    Make sure to arrive at the heliport with plenty of time to spare so as not to miss your flight.
    Leaving from Times Square it takes about 30 minutes to reach the heliport by subway or taxi and even longer after 4pm, due to the heavy late-afternoon traffic.
    Good to know: reservations are required.

    If you arrive at the heliport without a reservation, you may have to wait until later in the day for an available flight. Due to limited availability, we recommend that you book at least 2 weeks in advance. If you’re visiting the city in and around Christmas, New Years or Easter, we highly recommend that you book at least 3 to 4 weeks in advance due to the high demand.


    How to get your tickets?

    Head to the Downtown Manhattan Heliport

    Pier 6, East River

    Good to know

    This flight is possible for people with reduced mobility: Heliport staff will help seat and strap you in and will have your wheelchair ready when you get back.

    Please arrive at least 30 minutes before departure.

    You will need to leave your bags and belongings in a complimentary locker. Don’t worry, they’ll be perfectly safe.
    Cell phones are allowed on board.

    Cancellation policy

    Fast Pass Tours will honor a refund if a cancellation is weather related or the tour needs to be cancelled on the operator end for any other reason.

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