Offered by the most experienced helicopter sightseeing and charter service in the Northeast, Liberty Helicopters Sightseeing Tours of NYC offers a unique opportunity for guests to see the city in the sky. Guests can choose from The Big Apple tour; the New York, New York tour; The Liberty Private Tour; an Aerial Engagement tour; and more—each ranging between 15 to 20 minutes in length.
Do I need a reservation?
Yes, reservations are mandatory for all helicopter tours. A phone number will be provided on the E-ticket to set-up a specific tour time for the date purchased.
How many people can fly in your helicopters?
Our helicopters seat up to 5 and 6 passengers plus one pilot.
How long are your tours?
Our Big Apple tour is approximately 15 minutes in length our New York New York tour is approximately 20 minutes in length and our Liberty Private Tour is approximately 20 minutes in length.
Is parking available at the heliport?
The closest parking area to our Downtown Heliport is at South Street Seaport. We are a 5-8 minute walk from there.
What happens if I buy a tour and my flight is canceled due to weather?
Liberty Helicopters will do our best to reschedule your tour for another date and time.
Are there any additional fees?
Yes, there is a mandatory heliport fee of $40.00 per person which is payable at time of check-in.
Must I bring my photo identification with me?
Yes, all guest are required to bring a valid photo ID that is government issued, whether a photo ID or passport.
Should I call to check on the day of my flight if the weather looks bad?
Yes, it is always a good idea to check with us prior to your flight if the weather looks bad.