VIP Manhattan Helicopter Tour

  • 30 Minutes
Per Person

All aboard for the most spectacular and unforgettable experience of your New York visit! With the extended route and approximately 30-minute duration, you'll be sure to feel like a VIP on the VIP Tour!

August Special

Enjoy $60 off original price on the 15 minute tour and $50 off the 20 and 30 minute tours.
This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, and is valid until 12/31/19.
Promotion ends on 8/31/19. Must use code August60 on the 15 minute tour and August50 for the 20 & 30 minute tours.

30 Minute Tour $339

*All prices include heliport fee.

In addition to all the world-famous attractions of the Big Apple, your pilot will take you on a quick spin over the Hudson river overlooking colorful Coney Island Beach & Amusement Park in the south, ending the flight with a jaw-dropping panorama of the Palisades Mountains in the north. The VIP Tour is your best option.

Sights Include:
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Ellis Island
  • One World Trade Center
  • 9/11 Memorial
  • Battery Park
  • Financial District
  • Empire State Building
  • Chrysler Building
  • Times Square
  • Central Park
  • U.S.S. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
  • Grant’s Tomb
  • Columbia University
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Harlem
  • Spuyten Devil Bridge
  • Palisades Cliffs
  • Coney Island Beach
  • Coney Island Amusement Park
  • Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
  • Staten Island
Available Times

Monday – Saturday 9am – 6:30pm


25-30 minutes

Policy Information

Disclaimer & Heliport Fees
*Pricing is per seat. There’s an additional $40 per person heliport fee as mandated by the Downtown Manhattan Heliport. Cancellations made 24-48 hours before the scheduled departure time will incur a fee of $50 per passenger. Cancellations made within 24 hours of the scheduled departure time as well as no-shows will incur 100% of tour charges. Please contact Manhattan Helicopters at least 24 hours in advance and we will re-schedule your tour at no cost. Late arrivals will be addressed on a case-by-case basis depending on seating and aircraft availability. Reservations made at the heliport forfeit their right to cancel after payment has been made. A deposit may be required to guarantee seats. 300 lbs max weight per passenger. Passengers weighing over 250 lbs may incur additional seat charges. The scheduled duration of our tours may vary based on flight routing and weather conditions.

Manhattan Helicopters reserves the right to amend the flight paths without notice. Flight routes will be altered during Yankee home games to avoid restricted airspace. All passengers must pass a metal detector and present a government-issued ID for security purposes. Prices are subject to change without notice. Management reserves the right to refuse boarding to a passenger or to upgrade passengers at any time. Manhattan Helicopters reserves the right to alter or terminate any flights due to security maintenance, aircraft availability, emergencies, weather, or acts of God.

Manhattan Helicopters route map