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Effective April 3, 2016 due to recent New York City legislation there will be NO helicopter tours on Sundays. Please contact or (212) 355-0801 to reschedule.

New York Helicopter Tour tickets

Gate Prices Adult $154.00
Child (3-12) $154.00
From the sidewalks of New York City, it can be difficult to gain perspective. So to take in the entire city, you’ll need to conquer that fear of heights! With the New Yorker Helicopter Tour, you will have the unique experience of marveling at New York’s finest sights with a bird’s eye view.

There are traditional sightseeing tours, and then there’s the New Yorker Helicopter Tour. With this spectacular, unique touring experience, you’ll have the paramount view of America’s largest city. Soar over dozens of infamous landmarks, including the gleaming Chrysler Building, the ominous Empire State Building, and the iconic Statue of Liberty. Glide over historical structures such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, and much more!

Helicopter Flight Services operate five Bell 407 helicopters – a safe, fast, and powerful helicopter known as the sports car of the air. The spacious, comfortable cabin will make your viewing experience delightful and memorable. Manhattan’s skyline is one of its most extraordinary traits, with over 570 skyscrapers over 468.9 square miles. The 1920s brought a large economic boom that boasted a developing skyline of unparalleled skyscrapers. Despite the effects of the Great Depression in the 1930s, New York showed resiliency in constructing some of the world’s tallest skyscrapers of the era, developing Art-Deco marvels still intact today. So many astounding, historical buildings reign tall and proud in New York. Do not pass up the opportunity to admire them from your cozy helicopter vantage point!

Make your reservation 48 hours in advance, and conveniently depart from the Downtown Heliport at Pier 6 and the East River. Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to take-off, and make certain you bring along your Go Select pass.

Build your own discount attraction pass and save on combined admission to two or more attractions. Enjoy guaranteed discounts on New York Helicopter Tour tickets and your choice of other top attractions.

Getting In

Arrive at the Downtown Heliport (Pier 6 and East River) at least 30 minutes prior to your reserved time. You must have a government issued identification (i.e. license or passport) with you when you arrive. Please bring your Pass with you for scanning.

Reservation Instructions

Reservations are required. Please call 1 (888) WE-FLY-NY or
1 (212) 355-0801 at least 24 hours in advance (48 hours is recommended) of your flight. Tell the agent you have a Build Your Own Pass and provide your Pass number if requested.

The reservation line is open daily, 8:00 am-6:00 pm.


Monday-Saturday, 9:00 am-6:00 pm (weather permitting)




There is an additional passenger facility and fuel fee of $20.00 for the heliport. This fee must be paid by the passenger at the Downtown Heliport. All major credit cards are accepted.


Pier 6 and East River
New York, NY 10004

Driving Directions

There is no parking in the immediate areas surrounding each heliport. The closest parking area to our Downtown Heliport is at South Street Seaport. We are a 5-8 minute walk from there.

Public Transportation

N or R trains to Whitehall Street Stop. Walk towards the water, keeping it on your righthand side. Heliport is between South Street Seaport and Staten Island Ferry;
1 or 9 to South Ferry Stop. Walk towards the water keeping it on your righthand side. Heliport is between South Street Seaport and Staten Island Ferry.


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[4 of 7 customers found this review helpful]

Great way to experience the city
By claris from New York, NY on
Great views, Great Experience
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations New York Helicopter Tours:

The staff was entertaining and friendly and it was a great way to experience and see the city. Would highly recommend it to anyone who wants a memorable way to take in the best city in the world.

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