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Experience 30 minutes of pure exhilaration with your one-of-a-kind helicopter tour!

Weave down the Hudson River, fly over the cliffs of the Shawangunk Ridge, or take in a bird’s-eye view of the ruins of Bannerman Castle, Mount Beacon, or even your own house! Experience a once-in-a-lifetime aerial adventure on a private helicopter tour with a custom flight path tailored to you.

Choose your own adventure with a customizable 30-minute helicopter tour. Witness panoramic views of a sunset over Saratoga Springs, grab a camera while the iconic New York City skyline comes into view, or gaze down at the place you call home—the choices are yours with a flight path customized to your own points of interest.

Choose from two departure sites, Stewart International Airport or Saratoga Airport, and create a list of must-see sights within a 30-minute flight radius of the airport of your choice. Then, set off on an unforgettable experience with Independent Helicopters. This custom-designed tour makes a unique gift, one-of-a-kind date night experience, or epic solo adventure.

Create Your Custom Adventure Private Helicopter Tour

Choose your own adventure with a private helicopter tour and custom flight path designed just for you. Book your flight now and we’ll contact you within 24 hours to confirm your date, time, and customize your route. 


30 minutes


Stewart International Airport or Saratoga Airport


The Robinson R44 helicopter seats 3 passengers.* This helicopter tour is family friendly!
*weight limit of 300lbs per seat or a total of 600lbs for 3 passengers combined.

Exclusive Tour

includes a private helicopter tour for up to 3 passengers.

“Great experience!!!! Totally worth the money! We got the honor of riding with the owner of the company and she was sooo experienced and sweet. She even took us to our house to snap a pic, since it was close.”

Danielle Renee Chipman Barrosse

“Incredible experience with Independent Helicopters at Orange County Distillery for Father’s Day. Heather took father, son, and grandson on an amazing ride and we can’t wait to go again! We highly recommend Independent Helicopters to anyone looking for a friendly and professional aviation experience!”

Raymond Sosler III

“Abbey was incredible, every step of the way in the process. She was patient and extremely thorough. So excited for my boyfriend's surprise!”

Victoria R.

Michael Sohm 1 Michael Sohm 2“Very friendly staff. Our pilot Derek was great and his wife Abigail and him were so friendly. They were very patient with helping my grandmother get to the helicopter, get in and out of it, taking pictures, etc. Met the owner Heather and she was very friendly also. Such a great experience and I highly recommend flying with this company! I look forward to flying again. Thank you guys so much for such an amazing time that we will talk about for many years and will cherish the memories.”

Michael Sohm

Tracy Minnich Neer View from the Helicopter“The pandemic forced us to find an alternate way to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and Heather turned out to be the silver lining on our silver anniversary. Now we can’t imagine having spent it any other way! Seeing the brilliant fall colors enveloping the Hudson River, Mt. Beacon & West Point from this viewpoint was utterly fascinating. We highly recommend booking a tour with Independent Helicopters. Heather’s company is top notch and you will not be disappointed. Kudos to you, Heather! Thank you! We’re still smiling!”

Tracy Minnich Neer