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
Likely to sell out

From US$ 274 per person

Likely to sell out

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 for a full refund
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 25 minutes
Check availability to see starting times.
Live tour guide


  • 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)

Select participants and date



Meeting point

Please meet at the Linden Airport in New Jersey. Check-in at least 30-minute prior to your scheduled departure time.

Open in Google Maps ⟶
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 99 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Value for money
  • Safety

Sort by:

Traveler type:

Star rating:

The airport is a bit out of the way, but is easy to reach with a Lyft driver or a rental car. Unlike other providers, you do not pay any additional fees for this. The organization was great and the pilot was very nice. During the flight he tells a little something and flies to the points in such a way that everyone in the heli can enjoy the view and take photos. A total of six people fly in one heli. One sits next to the pilot, four each at the window and one in the middle. The crew decides who sits where, so that the weight is balanced.

Read more

November 30, 2022

Very nice experience with our 7 year old daughter and our friends. We were 6 on board. One of us climbs to the pilot's left. The instructions are simple. The facades of the helicopter are glazed, we could see very well. Only small problem: the place of support is not very well indicated. We had 2 kids 6 and 7 on board so they were talking into their headphones spontaneously which you can't help but they were so enthusiastic. As a result, we did not hear the pilot's explanations. Next time, we'll lower their microphone to them. LOL. Central park is not lit at night, so we couldn't see anything there.

Read more

November 7, 2022

It was a unique, breathtaking experience that you really should have done. We were a little early at Lindon Airport and got an early flight with no problems. The rule here is first come, first served. But you have to know beforehand: the airport is in New Jersey, so really a bit outside of Manhattan and it can be a little adventure to get there. Usually not possible without Lyft or Uber if you don't want to walk another 1 hour. If you are aware of this, nothing stands in the way of the whole thing ☺️

Read more

October 9, 2022

Product ID: 113713