This tour includes a free NY Skyride ticket*, a $36 value!

Located on the 2nd floor of the Empire State building, NY Skyride is New York's one and only virtual tour simulator.  It is an adventure tour of New York City narrated by actor Kevin Bacon, who takes seated guests on a special platform, soaring through Manhattan and the Big Apple skyline, gliding past the Statue of Liberty, dodging city cabs in Times Square, popping over Yankee Stadium, and buzzing past the Brooklyn Bridge, South Street Seaport and United Nations, among the 30+ New York places to see.

* One free NY Skyride ticket per paying passenger

A free NY Skyride ticket is included with a purchase of a Double Decker bus tour or Double Decker combo tour only. Non Double Decker tours and attractions are not eligible for this promotion. Special ends June 30th, 2010. Special applies to online purchases made from June 1st through June 30th only. Tickets are redeemable from June 1st through September 3st, 2010.

    Manhattan Helicopters : VIP Manhattan Tour    
 $260 each
 $260 each
All aboard for the most spectacular and unforgettable experience of your New York visit! The extended route and duration will sure make you feel like a VIP on the VIP Tour! In addition to all the world-famous attractions of the Big Apple, you'll catch a glimpse at colorful Coney Island Beach & Amusement Park and a jaw-dropping panorama of the Palisades Mountains.

Some of the sights you will see:
  • The world-famous and colorful Coney Island Beach & Amusement Park
  • Verrazano-Narrows Bridge & Staten Island
  • The jaw-dropping Palisades Mountains
  • Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island & Governors Island
  • 9/11 Memorial/Freedom Tower & Battery Park
  • Empire State Building
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Chrysler Building
  • Times Square
  • Central Park
  • Intrepid
  • Harlem
  • Columbia University
  • Yankee Stadium
  • George Washington Bridge
  • and more!
  • ADDITIONAL $30.00 per person Heliport fee payable prior to boarding
  • Bags and personal items are not allowed onboard (cameras only)
  • Weight limit 350 lbs per passenger (all passengers are subject to a weight check prior to boarding)
  • Seating in the helicopter is based on weight and balance
  • Valid Government photo ID required for check-in
  • Tour durations may vary based on flight routing and weather conditions
  • Manhattan Helicopters reserves the right to amend the flight route without notice (flights will be altered during Yankee home games)
  • Minimum of four (4) passengers per flight
  • Prices are subject to change without notice
  • Management reserves the right to refuse boarding to a passenger or to upgrade passengers at anytime
  • Passengers are subject to metal detector screenings prior to entering the Heliport
  • No refunds
  • No exceptions

Tour Length
Approximately 30 min


Monday through Saturday
09:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Sundays 09:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Downtown Manhattan Heliport: Pier 6 East River between South Street Seaport and Staten Island Ferry
Adult: $260  Child (Ages 3-11): $260
Terms and Conditions:
On-line tickets are non-refundable and can be redeemed up to ONE YEAR from date of purchase. 
(Please be aware that day trips are NOT valid one year from the date of purchase.) 

Any passenger requiring special assistance such as an ADA-accessible bus is requested to inform us at time of reservation and must notify us no later than 48 hours prior to departure.
Manhattan Helicopters : VIP Manhattan Tour
Adult: $260   Child(Ages 3-11): $260


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