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Helicopter Tours in NYC

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New York is known for its towering skyscrapers – but all the best snapshots are taken from above. Book an NYC helicopter tour for two to capture the city’s dazzling beauty and impress your family and friends. Plus, a helicopter ride voucher lets you see the city’s best attractions while skipping the lines.


 

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Helicopter Tours from New York Helicopter (Up to 43% Off). Three Options Available.
Up to 43% Off Helicopter Tours from New York Helicopter
78 John Miller Way, Kearny5.5 mi
4.7
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819 Ratings
$190.00 $135.00$108.00
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Kearny: 12-to-15 Minute Taste NYC Helicopter Tour for One
Classic or Deluxe Manhattan Helicopter Tour for Two with Two Photos from Manhattan Helicopters (Up to 21% Off)
Up to 21% Off Helicopter Tour from Manhattan Helicopters
6 East River Piers, New York0.9 mi
4.6
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759 Ratings
$463.92 $389.00
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Classic Manhattan Helicopter Tour for Two with Two Photos
Doors-On or Doors-Off NYC Helicopter Flight Experiences from FlyNYON (Up to 76% Off). Six Options Available.
Up to 76% Off NYC Helicopter Flight Experience from FlyNYON
78 John Miller Way, Kearny5.5 mi
4.2
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307 Ratings
$249.00 $186.00$148.80
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16-Minute Doors-Off NYC Experience Flight for One Person; Valid Weekdays Only
NJ Highlands Tour for One or Two or NYC Tour for Two from Garden State Helicopters (Up to 33% Off)
Up to 33% Off Tour from Garden State Helicopters
1 Airport Road, Morristown
4.8
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241 Ratings
$220.00 $181.00
17% discount_off
Up to 25-Minute NJ Highlands Tour with NYC Skyline View for One
Manhattan Sky Tour: New York Helicopter Flight
Manhattan Sky Tour: New York Helicopter Flight
350 5th Avenue, New York2.6 mi
4.8
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1,133 Ratings
$217.36
Manhattan Sky Tour: New York Helicopter Flight
Helicopter Packages from Wings Air Helicopters (Up to 23% Off). Two Options Available.
Up to 23% Off Helicopter Adventures
67 Tower Road, Harrison28.6 mi
4.9
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589 Ratings
$535.00 $481.50$406.90
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One Private Helicopter Piloting Experience for One with a Guest
Private Helicopter Tour for Two from Liberty Helicopter Tours (Up to 27% Off). Three Options Available.
Up to 27% Off Helicopter Tour from Liberty Helicopter Tours
6 East River Bikeway, New York0.9 mi
$1,250.00 $1,129.00$903.20
 Sale Ends 5/18
12-to-15-Minute Private Helicopter Tour of Manhattan for Two
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Extra 10% Off Helicopter Tours | City Sights NY Discount Codes
Extra 10% Off Helicopter Tours | City Sights NY Discount Codes
Extra 10% Off Helicopter Tours | City Sights NY Discount Codes

NYC Helicopter Ride Reviews

This was amazing. I totally recommend it. FlyNYON take care of you during every single moment and make your flight unforgettable.

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We booked the night flight and it was a once in a lifetime experience! Fabulous views over the city skyline, Lady Liberty, Hudson River, Brooklyn Bridge and many more.

Helicopter Flight Services

This experience was fantastic! The crew, location and price were all very good. They explained certain areas and landmarks to me too. Very cool. Would definitely recommend!

Garden State Helicopters


 

Helicopter Ride in New York: Frequently Asked Questions

Got some pre-flight nerves about embarking on a cheap helicopter tour of NYC? It's only natural. We'll try to put your fears to rest by answering your top questions. Take a look at the Groupon Manual for all other reservation queries

How much does a helicopter tour in NYC cost?

A helicopter tour in NYC usually costs between $150 and $300. However, with our helicopter ride specials, you can save up to 70% on your reservation. Choose from short 15-20-minute flights to see a landmark up close, or book onto a 30-minute aerial experience to soak up the whole city from above.

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Browse our current deals to find great savings on helicopter tours, including night flights and couples' discounts. Want to take the wheel yourself? We have offers on private helicopter lessons, too.

How many people can go on a NYC helicopter tour?

Standard helicopters can usually fit up to six passengers. Normally, this includes one sat in the front, three behind the pilot facing backwards and two opposite to them.

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Some helicopters will only take a minimum of four passengers at a time – this is to help distribute the weight evenly. If you've booked a helicopter tour for two, it may be worth checking with the provider that you're able to fly solo. They may pair you with another couple or group if this isn't the case.

What is the best helicopter tour in NYC?

The Big Apple is overflowing with exciting helicopter tours – many people have their own personal favorites. A helicopter tour over NYC at night, which enables you to see the city lit up in a kaleidoscope of colors, is universally adored.

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Some of our top merchants include:

  • Liberty Helicopter Tours. Choose from 15, 20 and 30-minute helicopter tours for up to five people.
  • FlyNYON. Capture the perfect image of the Manhattan skyline with doors-on and doors-off tours.
  • Wings Air Helicopters. Spend an unforgettable evening with your partner or a close friend with a sunset tour for two – or take the wheel as part of your own piloting experience.
  • Garden State Helicopters. Take a private helicopter lesson for one or two people, or sit back and enjoy the views with a skyline tour.

What attractions can I see on a helicopter ride in New York?

You'll see a wide range of NYC's top attractions from your helicopter, including the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and the Empire State Building. This is the perfect opportunity to snap a picture and get all the city's sights in one.

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Other attractions you can admire from above with a helicopter ride include:

  • Central Park
  • The Chrysler Building
  • Times Square
  • The Hudson River
  • Ellis Island
  • Madison Square Garden

There are lots of other ways to make the most of living in New York – check out our favorite things to do.


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