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  • Location:Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas

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Escape to the Grand Canyon on this 4-hour sightseeing adventure. Enjoy a scenic 45-minute flight from Las Vegas to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, flying over the famous Hoover Dam, beautiful Lake Mead and the majestic Colorado River. Then descend deep below the rim of the canyon to experience the breathtaking, one-of-a-kind view from a private bluff. Enjoy a champagne toast with snacks to commemorate the moment, then travel over the Black Canyon on the return trip to Las Vegas. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.


  • Grand Canyon West Rim helicopter tour from Las Vegas
  • Capture amazing aerial views on your smooth flight by comfortable, state-of-the-art helicopter
  • Soar over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Black Canyon and Fortification Hill
  • Land on a private bluff below the canyon rim – deeper than any other Grand Canyon helicopter tour!
  • Toast to this amazing experience with a glass of Champagne and light snacks
  • Enjoy commentary from your expert pilot during your 40-minute flight each way
  • Choice of morning or afternoon tours

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

You'll see Hoover Dam on your helicopter flight from Vegas and descend deep within the Grand Canyon for a picnic and Champagne toast. A terrific choice for special occasions.

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What You Can Expect

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas

This Grand Canyon experience begins with a Las Vegas hotel pickup, followed by a quick trip to Henderson Executive Airport just south of the city. 

After boarding the helicopter, the 45-minute flight passes over sites like the famous Hoover Dam, a modern marvel of engineering; the aqua waters and sandstone shorelines of beautiful Lake Mead; and Fortification Hill, an extinct volcano, before soaring along the winding path of the mighty Colorado River and into the incredible landscape of the Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The helicopter’s large windows offer great views for all travelers, plus headphones will be provided to learn about the passing sights through recorded commentary.

Upon reaching the Grand Canyon, hover high above, then descend down between the canyon’s walls and land on a private bluff above the Colorado River. Enjoy a champagne toast with a light snack (vegetables, fruit, crackers and cheese) beneath the shade of an authentic Native American ramada to commemorate the moment. Be sure to bring a camera for this one-of-a-kind photo opportunity.

The trip concludes with a return flight over the vertical wilderness of the Black Canyon’s steep cliffs and spires en route to Las Vegas and a hotel drop-off.

Notice: The listed price does not include a $45 (USD) per person fuel surcharge, payable at the time of tour check-in. All passengers 18 years of age and older must present a photo ID at the time of check-in.

Customer Reviews

Steven P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Casey was an awesome pilot, he was informative and had a great sense of humor. The trip itself was awesome as well. Maverick Helicopters were 1st class, from the time we got picked up by the shuttle until we returned to the nice office building at the airport. The actual helicopter was in great shape and had plenty of viewing space from both the front and the back seats. Concerned about cost? Remember, you get what you pay for! Enjoy!

David V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

It was a really great trip. Amazing being in the Canyon and looking up. I thought we were going to fly along the river too but it was amazing. However I believe I have reviewed this soon after I returned

Richard P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Right from the time we were collected from our Motel this tour was second to none. Awe inspiring trip into the Canyon with brilliant scenery. Pilot was excellent and was a very good guide. I cannot recommend this tour any more highly.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

The whole family enjoyed an experience of a lifetime with the helicopter tour operator providing a fantastic trip. The pilot, Tony, was excellent throughout and made everyone relaxed on what was the families first helicopter trip. The opportunity to land in the Grand Canyon made the trip for us.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

This helicopter tour to the Grand Canyon was the most amazing experience I have ever had. I got to see natures greatest wonders from Hoover Dam, Lake Mead & Black Canyon. The pilot was informative, polite, friendly and professional. The whole experience from start to finish was a thrill to enjoy and I loved every part of it. I managed to sit at all parts of the helicopter front & back and to top it all off we drank some champagne deep inside the Canyon West Rim, how cool is that!! I would highly recommend this tour and the company to anyone who is thinking about taking an helicopter tour. I would do this tour again & again in a heartbeat!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

The tour was spectacular and is a must do while in Vegas. It was the perfect amount of time to get a taste of the canyon. The Pilot was extremely knowledgeable and friendly.

Monique W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

A helicopter tour to the Grand Canyon is the best way to see this natural wonder of the world, and the Helicopter company offers a truly remarkable experience. We were picked up on time from our Vegas hotel and driven to Henderson airport where we were collected by our pilot, Tony, and taken out to the helicopter. The Eurocopter EC130 was roomy, comfortable and gave you a good view all around even from the rear seats.

We flew out to the canyon via Lake Mead, Black Mountain, Hoover Dam and Fortification Hill. Tony gave us interesting commentary and pointed out all the best sights.

The volcanic landscape is fascinating, but nothing can beat the moment when you enter the canyon itself. They will get you deeper into the canyon than most other companies and their landing site gives you a good view in several directions. We stopped for half an hour to enjoy sparkling wine and pastries and to explore the landscape up close. We also got to meet Russell and Sheryl, two crows who regularly meat the helicopter to beg treats off the tourists.

We swapped seats on the return flight so that everyone got a chance to sit up front and went a slightly different way home for a different view. The ride was smooth and thoroughly enjoyable.

I'd recommend this tour as the ultimate way to experience the Grand Canyon while visiting Las Vegas.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

A brilliant experience. We had Jess as our helicopter pilot for the trip who made sure we got the full benefit of the flight over the Grand Canyon and Hoover dam. Landing on the floor of the canyon was breathtaking.We can look back on this trip as one of the highlights of our past holiday experiences. Thanks to the helicopter company, Jess,our co-passengers for a magical experience.

Alastair G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great experience. Well worth the money

Joseph C L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This trip was fantastic. Much more that we expected. The ride was smooth, the view was unbelievable, and the pilot was great. I would definitely recommend this trip to anyone.

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