SCENIC HELICOPTER TOURS NEW YORK

 

Our scenic helicopter tours are the perfect solution whether you’re planning a romantic date, proposal, an exciting weekend outing or just feeling adventurous. Take in stunning aerial views of world-famous landmarks while riding in style and comfort directly over Manhattan. All tours are personally narrated by friendly and experienced pilots. Scenic New York helicopter tours are available 7 days a week, weather and aircraft maintenance permitting. Sunday helicopter tours and night helicopter tours available.

SHARED HELICOPTER TOURS OF NEW YORK CITY – DEPARTING FROM WESTCHESTER

Helicopters lift off from a quiet location at Westchester Airport and reach New York City airspace in just a few minutes.

Our 30-minute New York helicopter tour includes views of Central Park, the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Madison Square Garden, Harlem, George Washington Bridge and Yankee Stadium (subject to game schedule). The 30-minute tour does not reach the Downtown Manhattan/Statue of Liberty area.

Our extended 45-minute New York helicopter tour includes all landmarks from the 30-minute tour and flies all the way Downtown to the Freedom Tower, Financial District, Battery Park, Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty.

Roundtrip hotel transfers are available between Manhattan and Westchester for additional fee. Our Westchester location can also be reached by the Metro-North train from Grand Central Terminal to White Plains station then a quick taxi ride. Total travel time approximately 45-60 minutes. Train schedules here.

30- or 45-Minute NYC Helicopter Tour (Shared) from Westchester

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PRIVATE HELICOPTER TOURS OF NEW YORK CITY – DEPARTING FROM WESTCHESTER

Plan a romantic date or proposal in mid-air or take the whole family on an adventure! Your private helicopter will whisk you from Westchester Airport to Manhattan and back at sunset, day or night. Day helicopter tours are perfect for excursions with young children, all ages are welcome aboard. Private New York helicopter tours are scheduled upon request and follow the same flight path as the 30-minute and 45-minute New York helicopter tours above. There is no minimum passenger requirement on private helicopter tours and it’s just you and the pilot.

30- or 45-Minute Private NYC Helicopter Tour from Westchester

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PRIVATE HELICOPTER TOURS OF NEW YORK CITY – DEPARTING FROM MANHATTAN

Private New York helicopter tours departing from Manhattan heliports cover all major New York landmarks between the Statue of Liberty and Yankee Stadium (subject to game times). A 30-minute New York helicopter tour includes views of Midtown Manhattan, Central Park, the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Madison Square Garden, Harlem, George Washington Bridge and Yankee Stadium (subject to game schedule), the Freedom Tower, Financial District, Battery Park, Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty. 45-minute tours can include outer boroughs and New Jersey upon request, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge or even Coney Island.

30- or 45-Minute Private NYC Helicopter Tour from Manhattan

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HUDSON VALLEY FALL FOLIAGE HELICOPTER TOURS

Marvel at the cascade of blazing reds, yellows and oranges of Hudson Valley fall foliage from the comfort of a helicopter.

Our 30-minute Hudson Valley helicopter tour takes off from Westchester Airport and flies over historic landmarks such as Castle-on-Hudson, Lyndhurst Mansion, Kykuit (Rockefeller Estate), Tarrytown Lighthouse, Tappan Zee Bridge, Hudson River Palisades, Harriman State Park and the infamous Sing Sing Prison.

Our extended 45-minute Hudson Valley helicopter tour includes all landmarks from the 30-minute tour as well as Bear Mountain, US Military Academy at West Point*, Indian Point Energy Center and Croton Falls.

30- or 45-Minute Fall Foliage Helicopter Tour (Shared or Private) from Westchester

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Safety

We are Wyvern registered and have been flying safely since our inception in 2002. In order to ensure continued flying safety, all passengers must receive a safety briefing prior to takeoff. The safety briefing covers important emergency procedures and the proper use of life vests and seat belts.  Loose items must be stowed in the hold or the under-the-seat compartments. The DOT and FAA have banned Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from all aircraft. 

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