The Big Apple
See famous NYC landmarks from the air with a Big Apple helicopter tour in New York.
Imagine the feeling of being up in the air above New York harbor, seeing the majestic Manhattan skyline from above, then flying close enough to the Statue of Liberty to look straight across to her upraised torch! Other highlights of the flight include the Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Met Life Building, Ellis Island, George Washington Bridge, Central Park and many other sights!
How long is the tour?
About 15 minutes.
Things to know about your flight
• All passengers must have a photo ID
• All bags will be checked by security
• All passengers will go through a metal detector.
There is an additional payment on-site: $40 + $2.50 per person (these are security / facility fees).
You must be at the heliport 30-40 minutes before the scheduled flight time.
Where is the heliport located?
Departure: THE DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN HELIPORT, PIER 6 AND THE EAST RIVER.
What if the weather is bad?
The flights are canceled when the weather conditions do not allow the helicopter flight. The helicopter company will discuss rescheduling options with you or a refund will be issued.
What company operates the tour?
How do I book the tour?
Buy your tour here at places.events. You will get a confirmation voucher within 24 hours after you purchase a tour online. The voucher will contain your reservation number and the time of departure. Please present your photo ID and the voucher at heliport (Pier 6).
You can also book this tour with Liberty Helicopters, the offiicial operator of this tour. Please note walk-ins are not possible. All tours must be booked online or over the phone.
*The helicopter company will do its best to honor your preferred time of departure, but there is no guarantee your preferred time slot will be available.
Cancellation and refunds
Please note all sales for this tour are final. There are no exchanges or refunds except for when the flight is canceled due to the weather conditions.