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You haven’t seen New York until you’ve seen it from the seat of a helicopter. Enjoy breathtaking views, and take unbelievable photos. This is the ultimate sightseeing tour of New York City.

New York Helicopter Tours depart from Kearny, New Jersey.

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Ultimate aerial tour of NYC

NYC Skyline Tour

Iconic landmarks of NYC

#1 ranked tour of NYC

$190
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Taste of NYC Tour

$224
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$264
ALl INclusive

Ultimate NYC TOUr

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Soar over the Hudson and see all the sites of lower Manhattan! 

Breathtaking views of the most famous sites in New York City.

Don’t miss a thing on this exclusive NYC tour.

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Taste of NYC Tour

NYC Skyline Tour

Ultimate NYC Tour

Statue of Liberty
Ellis Island
Ground Zero & Freedom Tower
Manhattan Bridge
Governor’s Island
Brooklyn Bridge
Wall Street Financial Center
Hudson River
Empire State Building
Intrepid Air, Sea, & Space Museum
Central Park
George Washington Bridge
Yankee Stadium & Battery Park
Spuyten Duyvil


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Get ready for an NYC experience you’ll never forget

  • First, book your tour online.
  • Plan to arrive early. Checkin is 45 minutes before your flight. 
  • Bring the credit card you booked the tour with and your id.
  • When you check-in, you’ll be weighed. This is required so we can safely balance the aircraft. Passengers over 250lbs will be charged for a 2nd seat.
  • Then, we’ll shuttle you to the heliport for your tour.

Things you need to know

Check in time is 45 minutes prior to your scheduled flight time at 78 John Miller Way, Kearny, NJ 07032.


Please call us at 862-849-2652 as soon as you arrive.

***It is strongly advised to arrive prior to check in time to avoid being charged late fee***

***LATE FEE PRICES***

  • Passengers failing to arrive 45 minutes prior to scheduled flight time will be charged $50.00 per person late fee. 

  • Passengers arriving 30 minutes or less prior to scheduled flight time will be charged $100.00 per person late fee.



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Frequently Asked Questions

How many people do your helicopters seat?

Our helicopters seat 6 passengers plus 1 pilot.

What if there is bad weather on the day of my tour?

If New York Helicopter cancels tours due to bad weather, you can reschedule your tour for another day.

What if I need to reschedule?

  • Rescheduling the tour is available 48 hours (2 Days) prior to the tour time.
  • Tours rescheduled within the 48-hours of a scheduled flight time will be charged a $100.00 per person rescheduling fee. 
  • Reservations booked within the 48-hours of scheduled tour time waive their right to a rescheduling accommodation

What should I bring with me?

  • Please bring your photo I.D. and credit/debit card used to book your reservation. 
  • You may not bring purses or backpacks into the helicopter, but will be allowed to store them in a locker for a $2.00 fee.
  • The only items allowed onboard the aircraft are handheld cameras, phones, ipads, sunglasses and small wallets.
  • Birth certificates or passports for any child under the age of 2 years old.

Do you fly over the city or Central Park?

The agreement with City Hall restricts all tour helicopter companies to flying over water. You will see Central Park and get amazing views of the city, but the flight path will remain along the water. All tour companies must adhere to this agreement.

What is your policy on flying with children?

  • Any child under 24 months of age is welcome to ride as a lap child at no charge. 
  • Children 24 months and over require an individual full-fare seat.
  • There is a $35 heliport fee, per person. That does apply to children under 2 years old
  • Birth certificates or passports are required for any child under the age of 2 years old.

Are there any additional fees?

  • A $35 heliport fee is included in the price of the tour.
  • There is a $2.00 locker fee if you need to store items not allowed onboard our aircraft.
  • If you arrive late, you will be charged a late arrival fee.
  • We have a 250lb weight limit, for safety reasons. Passengers are weighed at our facility. Passengers weighing over the weight limit are required to purchase an additional seat or will forfeit their flight.
  • LATE FEES: If you arrive late, you will be charged a late arrival fee. Passengers who fail to arrive 45 minutes prior to scheduled flight time will be charged a $50.00 per person late fee. Passengers who arrive 30 minutes or less prior to scheduled flight time will be charged $100.00 per person late fee.

Do I need a reservation?

Yes. Book your tour online or call us at 212-480-8300.


How do we get there?

  • Directions for public transportation: Take the NJ Path train to Journal Square in Jersey City or NJ Transit to Newark Penn Station, then take an Uber or Taxi.
  • If you are driving, we offer free parking on site.

What is your refund policy?

ALL TOURS, CHARTERS AND AIRPORT TRANSFERS ARE NONREFUNDABLE

what is your cancellation policy?

  • ALL TOURS, CHARTERS AND AIRPORT TRANSFERS ARE NONREFUNDABLE
  • New York Helicopter has the right to cancel, change or delay any flight any time for any reason, which includes weather conditions, Temporary Flight Restrictions implemented by the FAA, minimum number of passengers not met for tour, helicopter maintenance and all other circumstances outside of our control. Reservations canceled by New York Helicopter will be issued a voucher that is good for 1 year from the original booking date.
  • New York Helicopter Tours requires 48-hours in advance to reschedule a helicopter tour reservation. Tours rescheduled within the 48-hours of a scheduled flight time will be charged a $100.00 per person rescheduling fee. Reservations booked within the 48-hours of scheduled tour time waive their right to a rescheduling accommodation.
  • Any passenger failing to check in and board their flight will be considered a no-show and will forfeit their flight and be assessed a 100% cancellation fee.
  • Gift Certificates are valid for one year from the date of purchase and are not refundable.

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What you'll see

You’ll see all the sites of lower Manhattan on the Taste of NYC Tour. Departing from Pier 6, you'll see the Manhattan & Brooklyn bridges, and Wall Street Financial Center. Get up close and personal with Lady Liberty. You’ll soar over the Hudson, and cruise by Ellis and Governors Island. View the Empire State Building, and the Intrepid Sea, Air &Space museum. Before we’re done, you get a glimpse of central park.


Tour Duration: Approximately 15 minutes

Tour Cost: $155 + $35 heliport fee

What you'll see

Experience the places that make NYC world famous on the NYC Skyline tour. Don’t forget your camera! You’ll see all the iconic landmarks on the Taste of NYC tour, and continue on to see even more. Take in the expansiveness of Central Park. Then, take a grand sweep of the Washington Bridge.

Tour Duration: Approximately 19 minutes

Tour Cost: $189 + $35 heliport fee

What you'll see

The Ultimate NYC Tour is an unforgettable New York City experience. You won’t miss a thing. See everything on our other tours + more world famous sites. Catch a glimpse of famous NYC neighborhoods. Take pictures of the Manhattan Skyline. See Spuyten Duyvil in the Bronx. Baseball fans will love the bird’s eye view of Yankee Stadium and Battery Park.

Tour Duration: Approximately 25 minutes

Tour Cost: $229 + $35 heliport fee

GENERAL POLICIES

A. ALL PASSENGERS OVER THE AGE OF 2 ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE COVERING/MASK WHEN STATE MANDATES APPLY
B. Reservations are required and passengers are responsible to provide accurate contact information on their reservation. New York Helicopter will use this information to advise passengers of any changes. New York Helicopter will not be held liable for inaccurate information provided which causes a disturbance of the scheduled tour.
B. Helicopter seats 6 passengers and 1 pilot. All tours are shared with other passengers and require a minimum of 5 passengers for the tour to operate (see cancellation policy) which may result in a time or day change by New York Helicopter. All 6 seats must be purchased for a private tour. To ensure availability for a specific time or date, please contact us at 212-480-8300.



C. Seating goes according to weight and balance. Weight maximum is 250 pounds per person. Passengers are weighed at our facility and passengers weighing over the weight limit are required to purchase an additional seat or will forfeit their flight.
D. New York Helicopter reserves the right to upgrade passengers on any tour flights.
E. All passengers must have a valid photo ID and the credit or debit card used to book the reservation upon check in.
F. If you are purchasing a ticket as a gift, you must email a scanned copy of your ID and credit or debit card used to make booking, separate from this booking form, to info@newyorkhelicoptertours.com. Failure to do so may result in a cancellation of booking and 100% cancellation fee.