From New Jersey: NYC City Lights Helicopter Tour at Night

From New Jersey: NYC City Lights Helicopter Tour at Night

Activity provider: Helicopter Flight Services
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From US$ 274 per person

Soar through NYC skies by Helicopter, taking in views of the city's skyline lit up at night. Amazing views both at sunset and night await you.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 25 minutes
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Live tour guide
Pickup optional
Limousine pickup is only available within the borough of Manhattan. After booking you will be contacted with a confirmation of the pickup time and location.
Private or small groups available


  • Fly past Newark Airport towards Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty illuminated
  • Be awe-struck with views of the glowing Manhattan Skyline including One World and the Financial District, Empire State Building, & more
  • Fly by the lights of Times Square as you head north past Central Park and Yankees Stadium before flying over the George Washington Bridge
  • Upgrade to a private experience including transfers from Manhattan
Full description

Welcome to Linden, New Jersey where for an evening NYC flight adventure. Reach Linden by NJ Transit from Manhattan's Penn Station or via car with plenty of free parking available. Upgrade to a private flight experience and benefit from round-trip transfers from Manhattan.

Your journey begins by flying directly over Newark International Airport towards Manhattan. En route to New York Harbor, view the illuminated Statue of Liberty before viewing the skyscrapers of the Financial District, home of The New York Stock Exchange.

Flying north along the Hudson River, catch a glimpse of the Empire State Building, as well as Madison Square Garden, Hudson Yards, Chelsea, The West Village, SOHO and TRIBECA. 9/11 Memorial and One World Trade Center are also in view.

Be prepared to get some great pictures as you fly past Times Square, Central Park and Yankees Stadium before flying over the George Washington Bridge, returning along the same path, offering spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline.

  • Helicopter flight
  • All heliport fees, and taxes
  • Noise-canceling Bose headsets
  • Lockers
  • Transport from Manhattan to New Jersey (unless private option selected)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Linden Airport in New Jersey. Check-in at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Hats
  • Food and drinks
  • Bags

Know before you go

  •  Children under 2 years of age must sit in an adult's lap. When booking, please advise if you will have a lap child
  •  A brief safety video must be seen before flying
  •  Only cameras & pocket wallets are permitted on the helicopter
  •  Complimentary lockers are available to secure additional belongings
  • Flights cannot be rescheduled within 24-hours of flight time
  • Bags must be stored in complimentary lockers
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 71 reviews

Review summary

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The helicopter ride is great, at the breathtaking sunset! IMPORTANT INFO: if you come from NY and take the train to Linden (New Jersey) as the agency advises. You should know that once you get to Linden it is very complicated to find a taxi, impossible for us!!!! So we made the journey on foot without really knowing where we were going, we asked the locals for help… we really just arrived. It spoiled the activity a bit… the meeting point (Linden airport) and Linden train station are not very close, it's a long walk.

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January 6, 2022

I didn't book transportation, so I planned a day in New Jersey. In the end I was almost 1.5 hours early at the meeting point. I was immediately offered an earlier flight so I didn't have to wait that long. The crew members were all very friendly and the sightseeing flight was super nice. You could take a lot of pictures and videos. In my opinion, the flight could have gone all day. It was definitely worth it.

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December 14, 2021

We set up a tour for a Friday night city lights view . Because of weather , our trip had to be cancelled . HOWEVER! We received a text message with instructions to call and discuss our options. A real person picked up the phone and our subsequent several phone calls to make alternative arrangements were easy and unpressurized . Our options were to schedule for an alternative trip on a different day or have our money refunded 100%. We were able to reschedule for a morning flight which was fantastic. The flight team and ground crew were professional courteous and informative . Without hesitation we would recommend this group to anyone wanted to have this experience !

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July 11, 2021

Product ID: 113713