Top 5 Helicopter Aventures of New York City

Night-time Helicopter Tour of New York City

The view of New York City from above at night is magical. You will be able to see the neon lights of Broadway, the glowing Empire State Building which is often lit up by night in special colors for holidays or events, the Lady Liberty herself holding her torch high in the air, and the Times Square. Just imagining this journey is sure to give some goosebumps.

In addition to that, you will view the classic skyscrapers such as 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the United Nations Headquarters, the Chrysler Building, and the grand bridges that span the New York waterways: the Brooklyn Bridge, with its Gothic Revival stone towers, the Manhattan Bridge, with its famous arch and colonnade, and the soaring steel of the Williamsburg Bridge.

With the trains and cars all over, the view is simply gorgeous.

The points of departure are 1101 W Edgar Rd, Linden, NJ 07036, USA. In fact, you can choose the departure time that best suits your schedule. Your helicopter flight takes off from Linden Municipal Airport in Linden New Jersey. If you are planning to go on an adventure with a child then: children must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 2 must sit in an adult’s lap at no charge.

In terms of pricing, it is usually around $244. Click here for more details.

New York Private Helicopter Aerial Tour

In 20 minutes enjoy a private tour of New York City. You get to choose a place you want to tour and the angles you may be most interested in too. Isn’t that so cool?

The departure point is 6 E River Greenway, Bikeway, NY 10004, USA. You can share the sights that interest you most so the pilot can design your custom route. You will see the USS Intrepid, Central Park, and the New Jersey Palisades, then you can fly right over the top of George Washington Bridge.

Learn more about the trip here.

Luxury Tour – Private Helicopter Tour with Champagne Toast

It costs $3,700 for a group of 5 individuals to enjoy a 30-minute luxury excursion in an Airbus AS355. The luxury tour features exquisitely comfortable leather seating for up to five passengers on the inside and a top-of-the-line chopper with dual-turbine engines on the outside, letting you fly faster and see more

During your trip, you will be treated to a glass of champagne as your pilot explains the sight.

The tour generally includes the standard sights: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center, but hey, on this flight, you’re the big boss, so if you have preferences, your pilot will gladly work with you to customize your itinerary. 

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Luxury Trip

Couple’s Tour from Westchester

Are you planning a romantic date or an out-of-the-world kind of proposal? We got you. This private two-person tour might be the perfect plan.

With $730, you will be leaving from the Westchester County Airport, north of New York City, your flight is available in two optional lengths: the 30-minute option includes the sights of uptown and midtown: the George Washington Bridge, Central Park, Times Square, and more.

Actually, upgrading to the 45-minute option adds a lower Manhattan jaunt, which will include One World Trade Center, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island.

In case you are planning to have a backdrop to pop the question, be sure to communicate the plan with your pilot in advance for the best experience ever! Click here for booking or more details.

The Couple Trip

Manhattan Sky Tour

This particular trip usually takes off from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport at Pier 6. Actually, the airport is not far from the Staten Island Ferry Landing or the sights of Wall Street and downtown Manhattan. Therefore, you can combine your flight with a walking or boat tour.

The chopper gives you a fly around all of the city’s most iconic landmarks: the Statue of Liberty, the Chrysler Building, the MetLife Building, the Empire State Building, the New York Stock Exchange, and One World Trade Center.

In addition to that, you also get a view of the New York Harbor. The Harbor has been an important economic hub since the Lenape Nation used it for fishing, oyster-gathering, and travel.

Governor’s Island and Ellis Island are also viewed.

All-in-all, this tour offers a pretty straightforward (and entirely dazzling) experience at a good value. It is tagged $215 for a decent helicopter adventure experience.

Manhattan Sky Tour

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