City Skyline Helicopter Tour

Linden, NJ

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Take in beautiful views of New York City's Skyline during this unique City Skyline Helicopter Tour over Northern Manhattan!

  • Experience provider has been in operation since 1985
  • FAA certified pilots have logged thousands of hours of flight time
  • Take in sights such as the Palisades Cliffs, Yankees Stadium, Columbia University, and Grants Tomb
  • Fly over Northern Manhattan over the George Washington Bridge and enjoy views of New York City on this amazing helicopter tour!
Linden, NJ
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April - September:
Friday through Monday - 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

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Essential Information
  • Minimum of 4 passengers for the helicopter tour to operate
  • Weight limit of 275 lbs per passenger
  • Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian - there is no age limit to participate
  • Children 2 years old and up are full price as, due to FAA regulations, they must sit in their own seat
  • Infants under the age of 2 years old will sit on parents’ laps at no additional charge
  • All bags will be subject to inspection
  • Price includes heliport fee and fuel surcharge
  • All passengers must present a valid photo ID (passport or driver's license)
The helicopter tour lasts approximately 25-30 minutes.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
Due to COVID-19, this experience is limited to 5-6 participants.
This experience is only for those booked on the tour.
Weather Dependent
This tour will run in light rain as long as the visibility is still good. In the event that severe weather or low visibility causes your flight to be canceled, please reschedule with the tour provider.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothes appropriate for the weather.

For this experience, our partners are taking add measures to help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19. They are reducing the number of passengers permitted in each flight to 5-6 participants. Headsets will be provided without microphones and will be disinfected between flights. Passengers will have the option to use disposable earplugs if they prefer. Participants will be asked about any recent exposure to COVID-19 and any recent tests results relating to such. Additionally, if any passengers present with any related symptoms, they may be asked to reschedule. A touchless thermometer may be used at the discretion of the experience provider to verify that all participants are under a temperature of 100.4 degrees. All helicopters will be disinfected before and after each flight. All high touch points such as life preservers, headsets, seat belts, seats and door handles will be thoroughly cleaned. Our partners will be providing hand sanitizer to any participant who prefers to use it. Our partners kindly ask that all participants please bring and wear a mask for their experience. Participants without masks will not be permitted into the facility or to fly. 

At this time, complimentary transportation is not available. Thank you for your understanding. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

What happens if the weather is bad?

This tour will run in light rain as long as the visibility is still good. In the event that severe weather or low visibility causes your flight to be cancelled, please reschedule with the tour provider.

Can I fly in the helicopter if I use a wheelchair or have mobility issues?

Yes, you will need to be able to sit in one of the seats in the helicopter with your legs bent. Please let Virgin Experience Gifts know in advance if you have any wheelchair or mobility issues.

Is there a weight limit?

Yes, the weight limit is 275 lbs per passenger. 

How high will we fly?

This tour will fly between 1500 and 2000 feet. 

What type of helicopter will we fly in?

You will fly in an Airbus EC130, Airbus EC155, or Bell 407 helicopter. 

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 72 hours prior to your experience, failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event your experience is cancelled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.

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