New Yorker
Helicopter Tour 

Manhattan, NY

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Overview

Experience the Big Apple from the unique perspective of an NYC Helicopter Tour over the Harbor and Hudson River!

  • Pilots have 30+ years of NYC helicopter tour experience, alongside thousands of hours of logged flight time
  • Enjoy the best helicopter ride in New York with the expertise of an FAA certified company
  • Experience incredible views of the city aboard a stylish Airbus EC130, Airbus EC155 or Bell 407
  • View famous Manhattan attractions like the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island and much more!
Financial District - New York, NY
When Do I Choose A Date?
If giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience; otherwise, you can choose one after checkout.

Peak:
January 10th to February 9th and February 15th to 28th
Tuesday through Thursday - 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Off-Peak:
December 24th to January 2nd, February 10th to 14th, and March 31 to April 17th
Friday, Saturday and Monday - 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Essential Information
  • All passengers must present a valid photo ID (passport or driver's license)
  • The maximum weight per passenger is 275 lbs due to seat size restrictions
  • Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian - there is no age limit to participate
  • All bags will be subject to inspection
  • Price includes heliport fee and fuel surcharge
  • 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
Duration
Approximately 12-15 minutes of flight time
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
Due to COVID-19, this tour is limited to up to 5-6 participants.
Spectators
This is only for those on the tour
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions.
Is there an age restriction?

No, passengers of all ages are allowed. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Infants under the age of 2 years old will sit on parents’ laps at no additional charge. 

Is there a weight restriction?

Passengers must weigh less than 275 lbs, due to seat size and seat belt restrictions.

Who are your pilots?
All pilots are FAA Certified and logged thousands of hours of flight time. Many have backgrounds serving as helicopter pilots in the military, law enforcement or other civilian capacities.
What happens if the weather is bad?
If the flight gets cancelled due to the weather, participants may reschedule the experience at no additional costs. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

Returns
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Exchanges
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 received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 72 hours prior to the experience and subject to a fee. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

In the event that your tour is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will be able to reschedule directly with the experience provider.

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