The best way to experience the symbols and sights of America’s freedom is the Liberty Tour. See the Statue of Liberty eye to eye, take in a bird’s eye view of Ellis and Governor’s Island, fly over South Street Seaport and check out the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges on the way to visiting the Wall Street Financial Center.

On this tour you will fly over Ellis and Governors Island where you will experience the Statue of Liberty and the first taste of freedom for millions of immigrants.

You will also see the South Street Seaport from the sky, cruise by the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, and the famed Wall Street Financial Center on this much loved New York helicopter tour.

This tour costs $155 + $35 Heliport Fee.

Tour duration is approximately 12 to 15 minutes.

Tour Highlights

  • Ellis Island
  • Governor’s Island
  • South Street Seaport
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Manhattan Bridge
  • Wall Street Financial Center

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Tour Route

The Liberty Tour lets you take in all the sights of lower Manhattan. Departing from Kearny, NJ you’ll see the South Street Seaport, the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge and Wall Street financial center. As we fly along the Hudson River you’ll take in the site of the famous Statue of Liberty, Ellis and Governors Island, the Empire State building and the Intrepid sea, air and space museum. But before the tour is over you’ll get to see part of Central park.

Approx. 15 minutes

As per agreement with City Hall, all tour helicopter companies are restricted to flying over water.


The central park Tour

Experience the sights that make New York famous with our Central Park Tour.

The Grand Tour

Want a little more? Our Grand Tour offers all of the sights listed above and then some!

Cancellation Policy

New York Helicopter Charter Inc. requires 48-hours in order to change or cancel a Helicopter Tour reservation.

New York Helicopter sightseeing tour reservations canceled within 48 hours before their scheduled departure will be assessed a cancellation fee equal to the full purchase price of the original ticket.

No-shows will be assessed a 100% cancellation fee.

If you need to change or cancel your tour reservation with us, please provide us with 48 hours notice prior to your scheduled tour time and we will be happy to accommodate your schedule change.

Any passenger failing to board their flight will be considered a no-show. No refund will be made for any unused portion once any segment of a scheduled flight is used.

Group Tour Policies: There are NO refunds on group tours reservations (6 or more passengers), however it is good for 1 year and must be utilized.

Terms and Conditions: All flights must have a reservation. No “walk-ins”. New York Helicopter has the right to cancel any flight any time for any reason -Management reserves the right to upgrade passengers on any tour flights. All passengers must have a valid photo ID and the credit or debit card used to book reservation. All flight reservations must be confirmed. Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to your scheduled flight time. Gift Certificates bought directly from New York Helicopter Charter Inc. are valid for one year from the date of purchase.

IMPORTANT NOTICE *** Check in time is 45 minutes prior to your scheduled flight time at 78 John Miller Way, Kearny, NJ 07032.

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