New York City Helicopter Tours

Manhattan Helicopter Tours

New York City Helicopter Tours

New York Helicopter Tours

OnBoard New York Tours has teamed with Manhattan Helicopters LLC, New York City’s premier helicopter sightseeing company, to provide you helicopter tours of our wonderful city. New York City’s hottest all-inclusive helicopter tour, will dazzle you with spectacular views of the Big Apple. See Central Park, the Hudson River, and New York Harbor (and the USS Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum). Enjoy fantastic aerial views of Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Met Life building, and the World Financial Center. Delight in flying by the historical richness of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Greenwich Village, South Street Seaport and the Brooklyn Bridge. This tour is a must when you visit NYC! The tours start at $190 per person, plus $20 in Heliport Fees.

Choose a Helicopter Tour that lasts 15, 20, or 30 minutes.

Classic Manhattan Tour (Approx. 15 Minutes)
$155 per Person + $20 Heliport Fee

Take a flight that you will remember for a lifetime! Departing from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport, the Classic Manhattan Tour begins at the majestic the Statue of Liberty, followed by the world-famous Manhattan Skyline. Sights include Ground Zero, Madison Square Garden and Times Square, as well as a magnificent panoramic view of Central Park. A bestseller for those with short time and on a budget.

Sights Include:
Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island & Governors Island * Ground Zero/WTC Site & Battery Park * Financial District * Empire State Building * Chrysler Building * Times Square * Central Park * Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum


Deluxe Manhattan Tour (Approx. 20 Minutes)
$190 per Person + $20 Heliport Fee

An exciting and comprehensive tour of New York City with breathtaking views and excellent photo opportunities! This extended version of the Classic Tour will treat you to the best views of New York City including the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and Central park. In addition to these must-see attractions, passengers will enjoy a flight over historic Uptown Manhattan (Columbia University & Harlem) and The Bronx (Yankee Stadium). Consider upgrading from the Classic Tour and you’ll know New York better than a native!

Sights Include:
Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island & Governors Island * Ground Zero/WTC Site & Battery Park * Financial District * Empire State Building * Chrysler Building * Times Square * Central Park * Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum * Harlem * Columbia University * Yankee Stadium * George Washington Bridge


NYC Helicopter Tours

VIP Manhattan Tour (Approx. 30 Minutes)
$255 per Person + $20 Heliport Fee

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! In addition to all the world-famous attractions of the Big Apple, your pilot will take you on a quick spin over colorful Coney Island Beach & Amusement Park in the south, ending the flight with a jaw-dropping panorama of the Palisades Mountains in the north. If you want the feeling of a private tour, the VIP Tour is your best option
(minimum 4 passengers per reservation).

Sights Include:
ALL attractions from the Deluxe and Classic Tours PLUS:
World-famous and colorful Coney Island Beach & Amusement Park * Verrazano-Narrows Bridge * Staten Island * The jaw-dropping Palisades Mountains


Hours of Operation

Monday through Saturday – 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Sunday & Holidays — 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


VIP Manhattan Tour: $255

Deluxe Manhattan Tour: $190

Classic Manhattan Tour: $155

All prices must include a $20 per person Helicopter Fee.


Please call our office at 1-212-852-4821 or 1-877-U-TOUR-NY. You must charge your tour to a credit card to reserve your tour. We will then contact you to obtain some additional information (passengers’ weight, time you wish to take the tour, and information about your preferences) and will then confirm the time of your tour.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made 24 – 48 hours prior to the scheduled departure time will incur a fee of $50 per passenger unless the tour can be re-scheduled. Cancellations made less than 24 hours of the scheduled departure time, as well as no-show passengers, will incur 100% of tour charges. Late arrivals will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

Additional Requirements

  • Photo ID Required
  • Customers must provide their approximate weight

Tour Disclaimers

  • The duration of the tour may vary based upon flight routing and weather conditions.
  • We reserve the right to amend the flight path without notice.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Management reserves the right to refuse boarding to a passenger.


All helicopter tours depart from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport.

Downtown Manhattan Heliport

Pier 6, East River

New York, NY 10004