Tours

Liberty Harbor Helicopter Tour

12-15 minutes

Feel like a celebrity as you lift off in luxury and catch sight of this breathtaking NYC skyline view. You'll fly by Lower Manhattan's Battery Park and world-renowned Wall Street then over to greet the Statue of Liberty eye-to-eye. The awe continues as the aerial view from Ellis Island up north to the U.S.S. Intrepid unfolds before you. You'll fly past the 9/11 Memorial, One World Trade Center, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, and Times Square before our highly-experienced pilots take you further up the Hudson River to Central Park, the fabled playground of New Yorkers. You'll turn around and see all of it again as your first-class crew brings you safely back to Pier 6.

Tour Length: 12-15 minutes
$199 Fare per person
+$35 Heliport Fee per person
*4 to 6 passengers per helicopter. 

Full Payment Due Before Tour.
Book by Phone
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
Times Square
U.S.S. Intrepid Museum
Central Park
and many more...!

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Make it a Private Liberty Harbor Tour!

Would you like the helicopter all to yourself?  Private tours are also available for all three public tour routes.  You will be the only passengers aboard your own personal helicopter.  Book now for that special date, marriage proposal, need-to-impress meeting, or other special occasion. (2 passenger minimum, 6 passenger maximum)

Up to 6 passengers: 

$1404

Total

*all fees included

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 to see more? Who could blame you! Stay longer in your comfortable helicopter seat while you see all of the sights included in the Liberty Harbor tour then extend your tour northbound to Upper Manhattan. Your crew will fly you past midtown and all of Central Park up to Harlem and the Harlem River, Columbia University, Grant's Tomb, the Bronx, Yankee Stadium, and over the infamous George Washington Bridge. You will view the mountainous Palisades Cliffs and make a turn south towards the most popular parts of eastern New Jersey like Hoboken, the birthplace of Frank Sinatra. The Big City tour truly gives you a perspective into both exciting worlds and sights impossible to see from any other vantage point! 

Tour Length: 18-20 minutes
$249 Fare per person
+$35 Heliport Fee per person
*4 to 6 passengers per helicopter. 

Full Payment Due Before Tour.
Book by Phone
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
Times Square
U.S.S. Intrepid Museum
Central Park
Plus
Columbia University
Grant's Tomb
George Washington Bridge
Harlem and Harlem River
Bronx
Yankee Stadium
Palisades Cliffs
Spuyten Devil Bridge

Request Tour


Make it a Private Big City Tour!

Would you like the helicopter all to yourself? Private tours are also available for all three public tour routes. You will be the only passengers aboard your own personal helicopter. Book now for that special date, marriage proposal, need-to-impress meeting, or other special occasion. (2 passenger minimum, 6 passenger maximum)

Up to 6 passengers: 

$1704

Total

*all fees included

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 experience you will find to flying your own helicopter! Your flight of fantasy extends the Big City tour south past Liberty Harbor to the world-famous Coney Island beach and amusement park. You will fly over the spectacular Verrazano Bridge, the longest double decker suspension bridge in New York connecting Staten Island and Brooklyn. The grandeur and romance of the vistas make this tour a perfect date or family adventure. Your pilot will turn back northbound, and you will pass the Statue of Liberty again as you head home to downtown. You will revel in the delight of seeing New York's harbors and beaches in their entirety! Bring a camera to capture these unparalleled views in your memory forever!    

Tour Length: 25-30 minutes
$325 Fare per person
+$35 Heliport Fee per person
*4 to 6 passengers per helicopter. 

Full Payment Due Before Tour.
Book by Phone
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
Times Square
U.S.S. Intrepid Museum
Central Park
Columbia University
Grant's Tomb
George Washington Bridge
Harlem and Harlem River
Bronx
Yankee Stadium
Palisades Cliffs
Spuyten Devil Bridge
Plus
Verrazano Bridge
Staten Island
Coney Island & Amusement Park

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Make it a Private Grand Island Tour!

Would you like the helicopter all to yourself?  Private tours are also available for all three public tour routes. You will be the only passengers aboard your own personal helicopter. Book now for that special date, marriage proposal, need-to-impress meeting, or other special occasion. (2 passenger minimum, 6 passenger maximum)

Up to 6 passengers: 

$2160

Total

*all fees included

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: $35 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.  Passengers over 250lbs will incur a fee.  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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