Grand Island Helicopter Tour

  • Only $349
Per Person
$349
Private Charter
$2334

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! Tours available Mon-Sat 9am-7pm.

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
  • Times Square
  • 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 Beach & Amusement Park
Available Times

Monday – Saturday 9am – 6:30pm

Duration

25-30 minutes

Policy Information

Disclaimer: This includes a $35 per person heliport fee 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. Cancellations 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 reschedule 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 the day of the tour forfeit the right to cancel after payment has been made. A deposit may be required to guarantee seats. 300-lb (136kg) maximum weight per passenger. The scheduled duration of tours vary based on flight routing, airspace restrictions, and weather conditions.

Zip Aviation reserves the right to amend flight paths for safety without giving notice to passengers. 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 valid government-issued ID for security purposes. Prices are subject to change without notice. Zip Aviation reserves the right to refuse boarding to passengers or upgrade passengers at any time. Zip Aviation reserves the right to alter or terminate any flights due to any circumstance including weather, security, maintenance, emergencies, aircraft availability, or acts of God.

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(212) 422-1700

Downtown Manhattan Heliport
6 East River Piers
New York, NY 10004