15-, 20-, or 30-Minute Helicopter Tour of New York City from Helicopter Flight Services, Inc. (Up to 40% Off)

Financial District

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In a Nutshell

Taking off from Exchange Place, copters soar toward photo ops of the Statue of Liberty, the Chrysler Building, and Yankee Stadium

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Not valid 12/20/12 - 1/6/13. Must sign waiver. Must cancel by 8 a.m. on the day of the flight or $20 fee may apply; fee up to Groupon price may apply for no-shows. Extra $10 heliport fee and $5 fuel surcharge per passenger not included. Subject to weather conditions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Three Options

  • $84 for a 12- to 15-minute New Yorker helicopter tour (a $139 value)
  • $110 for an 18- to 20-minute ultimate helicopter tour (a $184 value)
  • $167 for a 25- to 30-minute deluxe helicopter tour (a $279 value)

During the New Yorker tour, copters take sightseers over New York Harbor and get so close to the Statue of Liberty that passengers can see her perfectly sculpted nose hairs. The chopper then takes in views of famous locations such as the Empire State Building, Central Park, and the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. The ultimate tour extends the sightseeing as it cruises up the Hudson River toward the George Washington Bridge and over landmarks such as Columbia University and Yankee Stadium (on non-game days). The deluxe tour incorporates everything in the New Yorker and ultimate tours as well as destinations such as Coney Island and the manmade Hoffman Island. See more information on each tour here.

Helicopter Flight Services, Inc.

Once the chopper lifts off from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport and rises above New York Harbor, the Big Apple's sprawling metropolis fills passengers' sightlines. Rotors spinning, the copter flies past the Statue of Liberty and toward the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building, and other looming examples of urban architecture. During these tours, sightseers sit comfortably within one of the company's fleet of Bell 407 helicopters, which boast giant windows and enough legroom to roundhouse kick roving bands of skydivers looking to freeload their way onto the aircraft. They also have a newly purchased EC130 Airbus Helicopter. The helicopter pilots also charter their aircraft on trips to cities including Boston and Atlantic City.

Customer Reviews

593 Ratings

The company will share with you when you make your reservation that there is an Airport Fee of $40.00/per flight (that was for the 2 of us, I don't know what that would be with a group or with your children) So just be prepared for that cost, and $20.00 if you want to purchase a pic of you in front of the helicopter! We had an excellent time and they all were very professional about safety and protection, and the pilot did an awesome job! Very smooth ride as well :)
CHERYL G. · June 3, 2015
very good.
Guillaume M. · June 2, 2015
it was great and all the rules and description were right on
Molly R. · May 19, 2015
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