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  • Location:Grand Canyon West, Arizona
  • Duration:Varies

Helicopter Tours from the Grand Canyon West Rim

Experience one of the seven natural wonders of the world from the land, air and water on this helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon. Choose from a variety of exciting sightseeing options. Fly along the winding path of the mighty Colorado River and into the incredible landscape of the Grand Canyon on a 15-minute journey. Upgrade to add 20-minutes to the tour and land on the canyon floor or add an additional 15-minutes and enjoy a scenic boat ride on the Colorado River, looking up at the stunning rock formations.

Highlights

  • Helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon's West Rim
  • Optional upgrade to canyon landing or river boat ride
  • Enjoy views of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River
  • Soar above Guano Point, Skywalk and Eagle Point
  • Ride in style in a state-of-the-art, 6-passenger A-Star jet helicopter

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What You Can Expect

Helicopter Tours from the Grand Canyon West Rim

Helicopter Tours from the Grand Canyon West Rim

This aerial tour over the Grand Canyon begins at the West Rim, where a crew awaits at the launch site for a meet and greet. On this 15-minute flight, soar high above the canyon, passing over West Rim attractions like Guano Point, Eagle Point and the Grand Canyon Skywalk, a glass walkway nearly 4,000 feet above the canyon floor.

There are two upgrades to consider. While hovering high above the canyon, swoop down between its walls and land on the floor. Walk around, get an up-close look at the many layers of the interior of the canyon and gain an even greater appreciation of the immensity of this natural wonder. Additionally, enjoy a 15-minute pontoon boat ride along the Colorado River, looking up at the canyon’s many beautiful colors and stunning rock formations. 

Please note: Total tour duration can range from 45-minutes to 1-hour. This time is inclusive of check-in, wait and tour time.

Customer Reviews

Lluis F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Molt xulo, paga la pena viure aquesta experiència!

Taimur M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The Helicopter trip was Good with bit of a thrill. Plus point is that the management changed the date of our trip on our request without any additional charges. The negative points are, its too expensive, and very short trip. It only lasts for 5 minutes in the air, and without any communication with the pilot, he does not explain anything about the Grand Canyon.

Patrick C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

The helicopter flight was amazing. We all loved every minute. Wow what an incredible experience for us. Customer service was excellent. Thank you

Sarah M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Really friendly and helpful staff, fantastic flight down to the bottom of the canyon. Plenty of time at the bottom to explore (we didn't go for the boat ride) very relaxed. No shade down there so take your hat!

Giuseppe D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

The tour was fantastic. As the address given was a little wrong we had a little problem finding the departure point.but we got there eventually and it was great.

benjamin W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Experience was awesome. I wish I can see more history background of the place, but the sight seeing experience was super.

Veronika P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Fantastic experience, but very shot flight.

Gordon F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Fantastic experience, we were a group of three and had a helicopter to ourselves! One of the highlights of out 14 day California road trip, not to be missed if visiting Vegas. Drove ourselves to the start point at the West Rim. Similar trips on sale on the Vegas Strip were going for $399 each .

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This trip was Amazing at a great price from Viator.com a must do.The most eye opening experience of one of the seven wonders of the world and great customer service from the tour company to a must do highly recommended .Thanks to Viator for the refund awaiting us on return for the little problem

peter

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Well organised and friendly. It was a Golden Wedding experience for my wife and she loved every minute.

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