$25 for a Virtual NYC Helicopter Tour for Two at New York Skyride (Up to $58 Value)


Give as a Gift
Unable to add now. Please try again later
Unable to remove now. Please try again later
Up to 57% Off

Customer Reviews

32 Ratings

it was wonderful!!!!!!! my boyfriend and I we enjoyed it......... it felt like we were in the sky........
Namar S. · October 16, 2014
great time
Krystal M. · August 28, 2014

What You'll Get

Virtual city tours let visitors gaze in awe at popular landmarks without the risk of being targeted by dishonest fruit vendors hawking “the original Big Apple.” Enjoy the genuine fruits of virtual exploration with today’s Groupon: for $25, you get a virtual helicopter tour for two at New York Skyride (up to a $58 value).

New York Skyride thrusts visitors high above the iconic city skyline without ever leaving the second floor of the Empire State Building. Inside the simulator, an 18-foot, high-definition screen moves in perfect synchronization with special platform seating, creating the sensation of puttering through the sky in a sky car. Throughout the half-hour show, voiceovers from legendary screen actor Kevin Bacon keep ears entertained and informed. Before riders fly past more than 30 New York landmarks, seven-minute preshows titled I am New York and Top 10 Things to do in New York educate about the 1,000-year history of the Empire State building and highlight popular city attractions.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jan 18, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Not valid for the Empire State Building observatory. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About NY Skyride

Some of the best views afforded visitors by the Empire State Building can actually be found on its second floor. That's where NY Skyride's virtual skyline tours take place. Guests gather upon a large, moving platform that drifts in sync with footage projected onto an 18-foot high definition screen. The experience brings visitors up close to the highest peaks of architecture the city has to offer. The virtual tour explores three dozen famed landmarks within 30 minutes, while narration by actor Kevin Bacon points out interesting facts about each sight, such as its historical significance or how many degrees away from it he is.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.