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New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island

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    What to Expect
    Ascend into the sky starting at the heliport in downtown Manhattan and get ready for some thrills on this Grand Island 25-minute helicopter ride throughout New York City. Get an up-close and personal view of the Statue of Liberty and then cruise right by One World Trade Center, the tallest building in North America, before flying along Frank Gehry's dynamic 76-story 8 Spruce Street tower and the Brooklyn Bridge. Fly right over Chinatown and the Lower East Side heading north before seeing bustling Times Square below. 

    Keeping flying north, going over that giant swath of green known as Central Park and head up to the Bronx where you'll get a great view of legendary Yankee Stadium, the world's third most expensive sports stadium. After this, head back south, passing by the George Washington Bridge, the United Nations, and the historic South Street Seaport. 

    There is no better way to get a great sight of New York City than via a helicopter and this 25-30-minute thrill-a-second is the way to do it. 

    Please note: The listed price does not include a $40 per person heliport/security fee, payable at the time of tour check-in. The heliport/security fee is mandated by the Downtown Manhattan Heliport and is not within our control.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Manhattan Helicopters, 6 East River Piers, New York, NY 10004, USA
    Duration
    30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 25–30-minute helicopter tour
    • Local taxes
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • The listed price does not include a $40 per person heliport/security fee
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Helicopter seating is based on a 4- or 6-passenger helicopter, whichever is available at the time of your tour
    • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 250lbs (113kgs) will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour. 300-lb (136kg) maximum weight per passenger.
    • All passengers including children must have ID/Passport or you may be denied your flight
    • Please note, audio language selection is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Should more than 2 languages be requested on the same flight, the audio commentary may default to English
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We actually went on this with my older daughter in Sept 2018.as part of her birthday. Andrew Woods was the pilot. He made the trip very enjoyable, he even took some pictures afterwards. A terrific pilot with a great sense of humour. Would recommend this company.
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    Response from ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hello alistairbrooker1, Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you had an enjoyable Tour. We agree with you, Capt. Andrew Woods makes flying a lot of fun! Cheers!
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    Fantastic experience! Very organised, haven’t rated 5 as there was an issue with the audio in the helicopter and our mikes did’t work. Slightly miffed to be asked to pay $2 non-refundable for lockers to put our belongings in and then to be sold photos at the end given the
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    Response from ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island
    Responded 14 Sep 2019
    Hello 354, Thank you for your review. Our Ops Team will look into the headphones/audio issue, thank you for bringing this to our attention. Purchase of the photos taken before your Tour is optional. It is not mandatory that you buy them. While in-flight, you can take as many photos as you want using your camera, smartphone or iPad. Thank you.
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    What a fabulous experience - seeing the city from the air. Not a cheap excursion, but having been to NY before and visited all the famous landmarks on foot, it was my friends' birthday we decided to treat ourselves. We were fortunate to have clear weather and the views were
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    Response from ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island
    Responded 3 Aug 2019
    Hello LeighCS1961, Thank you for leaving a wonderful review. We wholeheartedly agree - seeing Manhattan from the sky is an amazing experience! On a clear day, the views are breathtaking! Hope you were able to take plenty of pictures! Cheers!
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    Lovely, exciting and breathtaking. We flew the grand tour. All the people that works with Zip aviation were very nice and professional. We had a great time with Andrew the irish pilot. He was fun and really knew what he was doing. It felt really safe flying around and i would
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    Response from ZipAviation2019, Customer Service Staff at New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island
    Responded 23 Jun 2019
    Hello Climber54921900986, Thank you for your review. Our dedicated Zip Team works hard to ensure that you have an unforgettable, fun and safe flying experience.We love our city and we're proud to show her off! Next time you're back in NYC, come fly with us again! Cheers!
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    What an amazing morning...professional staff to greet you and explain everything. And Andrew was the best pilot...it was my birthday/wedding anniversary so I got to sit beside him. Great banter and views to die for. Thank you Andrew for a trip to remember
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    Response from Zip M, Customer Service Staff at New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island
    Responded 27 May 2019
    Hello Delyth E, Thank you for your review! What a great way to spend your Birthday and Wedding and Anniversary! We are honored that you chose to spend it with us. Cheers!
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