Tours

Liberty Harbor Helicopter Tour

12-15 minutes

Feel like a celebrity as you lift off in luxury and catch sight of this breathtaking view.  You’ll soar over lower Manhattan’s Battery Park and world-renowned Wall Street then glide on over to greet the Statue of Liberty eye-to-eye.  The awe continues as the view from Ellis Island up to the U.S.S. Intrepid unfolds before you.  Our highly experienced pilots take you further up the Hudson River to view the fabled playground of New Yorkers, Central Park.  Swing past the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and check out the monumental recreation of Ground Zero and One World Trade Center before our first-class crew brings you safely back to Pier 6.

Tour Length: 12-15 minutes
$145 Fare per person
+$30 Heliport Fee per person
*4 to 6 passengers per helicopter. 

Full Payment Due Before Tour.
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NYC Sights Include:

Statue of Liberty 
Ellis Island 
One World Trade Center 
9/11 Memorial Site
Brooklyn Bridge
Battery Park
Wall Street
Empire State Building
Chrysler Building 
Madison Square Garden
U.S.S. Intrepid Museum
Central Park

and many more...!

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Make it a Private Liberty Harbor Tour!

Want something more personalized?  Would you like the helicopter all to yourself?  Not a problem.  Be it for that special date, a marriage proposal, a need-to-impress meeting or any other special occasion. (2 passenger minimum, 6 passenger maximum)

2-4 passengers: $875

5-6 passengers: $995

Call us to reserve a private tour at (212) 422-1700. $100 per person deposit required to book private tour.  Full payment due before tour. 

Big City Helicopter Tour

18-20 minutes

Do you want more?  Who could blame you!  Stay longer in your helicopter and extend your tour.  The Big City Tour is our best seller; a tourist's dream.  See all of the sights of the Liberty Harbor tour and extend your route past Central Park, Uptown, Grant's Tomb, Columbia University, over the George Washington Bridge, past Harlem up to the Palisades Cliffs.  As you view these mountainous cliff wonders you will make a 180 degree turn south towards the most popular parts of Eastern New Jersey.  With New York on your left and New Jersey on your right,  the Big City Tour truly gives you a perspective into both exciting worlds.  Your memories will last forever when you view sights impossible to view from any other vantage point!

Tour Length: 18-20 minutes
$195 Fare per person
+$30 Heliport Fee per person
*4 to 6 passengers per helicopter. 

Full Payment Due Before Tour.
Book by Phone Book Online
NYC Sights Include:
Statue of Liberty 
Ellis Island 
One World Trade Center 
9/11 Memorial Site
Brooklyn Bridge
Battery Park
Wall Street
Empire State Building
Chrysler Building 
Madison Square Garden
U.S.S. Intrepid Museum
Central Park
Plus
Columbia University
Grant's Tomb
George Washington Bridge
Harlem and Harlem River
Bronx
Palisades Cliffs
Spuyten Devil Bridge

Request a Tour


Make it a Private Big City Tour!

Want something more personalized?  Would you like the helicopter all to yourself?  Not a problem!  Be it for that special date, a marriage proposal, a need-to-impress meeting or any other occasion. (2 passenger minimum, 6 passenger maximum)

2-4 passengers: $1175

5-6 passengers: $1365

Call us to reserve a private tour at (212) 422-1700. $100 per person deposit required to book private tour.  Full payment due before tour. 

Grand Island Helicopter Tour

25-30 minutes 

This is the closest thing you’ll find to flying your own helicopter!  Your flight of fantasy embellishes the Big City tour with a bird’s-eye-view of the world famous Coney Island and its landmark amusement park, then soars above the Verrazano Bridge as you turn to fly over the Palisades Cliffs on the New Jersey shore and back up the Hudson River.  The grandeur and romance of the vistas on the way to the northern-most tip of Manhattan are unparalleled.  You will revel in the delight of this incredible experience!

Tour Length: 25-30 minutes
$260 Fare per person
+$30 Heliport Fee per person
*4 to 6 passengers per helicopter.  

Full Payment Due Before Tour.
Book by Phone Book Online
NYC Sights Include:
Statue of Liberty 
Ellis Island 
One World Trade Center 
9/11 Memorial Site
Brooklyn Bridge
Battery Park
Wall Street
Empire State Building
Chrysler Building 
Madison Square Garden
U.S.S. Intrepid Museum
Central Park
Columbia University
Grant's Tomb
George Washington Bridge
Harlem and Harlem River
Bronx
Palisades Cliffs
Spuyten Devil Bridge
Plus
Verrazano Bridge
Staten Island
Bayonne
Coney Island Beach
Coney Island Amusement Park

Request a Tour


Make it a Private Grand Island Tour!

Want something more personalized?  Would you like the helicopter all to yourself?  Not a problem!  Be it for that special date, a marriage proposal, a need-to-impress meeting or any other occasion. (2 passenger minimum, 6 passenger maximum)

2-4 passengers: $1475

5-6 passengers: $1775

Call us to reserve a private tour at (212) 422-1700. $100 per person deposit required to book private tour.  Full payment due before tour. 

Disclaimer: Every company must charge a $30 heliport fee per passenger 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.  Cancellation made within 24 hours of the scheduled departure time, as well as no-shows, will incur 100% of tour charges.  Please contact Zip Aviation at least 24 hours in advance, and we will re-schedule your tour at no additional cost.  Late arrivals will be addressed on a case-by-case basis depending on seating and aircraft availability.  Reservations made at the heliport forfeit the right to cancel after payment has been made.  A deposit may be required to guarantee seats.  300-pound (lb) max weight per passenger.  Scheduled duration of tours may vary based on flight routing and weather conditions.  Zip Aviation 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 through a metal detector security screening and present a government-issued ID for security purposes.  Prices are subject to change without notice.  Zip Aviation reserves the right to refuse boarding to a passenger or to upgrade passengers at any time.  Zip Aviation reserves the right to alter or terminate flights due to weather, security, maintenance, emergencies, aircraft availability, or acts of God.  
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