Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Viator Exclusive: Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour with Optional Below-the-Rim Landing and Skywalk Upgrade. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
My girlfriend and I picked the Helicopter Tour with Skywalk option, this is the first time I visit the Grand Canyon and 2nd time for my girlfriend, we have never went onto a helicopter before. First and foremost, our pilot Tony was excellent, beside the fact that he looks like Tom Cruise, he was very nice, humorous, informative and accommodating during the entire trip. He rotates the 7 passengers to ensure everyone get a chance to sit at the front. It was ashamed that we forgot to give him gratitude at the end. This package itself is very great, everything was as described, the only hiccup was the lack of sign of the shuttle pickup area in the hotel, this is probably something that the hotel itself has to work out with all these helicopter companies. As for the tour itself, it was amazing we were very cost conscious and had done a lot of researches to compare different packages/companies, most of the concerns regarding the helicopter skywalk combo are related to the lack of time available at the Skywalk, but we did not find any negative comments on this package and decided to go with it, Viator also offers the best price comparing to other agencies offering the same package. It turns out that we made the right choice, we had a full 2.5 hours to tour around the Skywalk, Eagle Point and Guano Point, we even got tired and burnt enough at the end that we thought about leaving early. I highly recommend this package if you do not want to spend 8-9 hours on the road with the bus tour and if you do want to check out the Skywalk. Please also remember that no camera/phone/GoPro is allowed at the Skywalk, they have staffs to take photos for you at different posts and it costs 17 each if you want a hardcopy.
Great trip our pilot Ben was amazing so much fun ! Great unforgettable day
Everything about the tour was A1 apart from the food! Our pilot Ben was amazing, full of information and a good sense of humour, which he needed as 2 ladies were very late coming back from their lunch which was totally unfair to all concerned. I would recommend this tour and would love to go again
We loved the tour: our pilot, Ray, was very professional,and informative and put us all at ease. The tour itself including the landing on the floor of the canyon as well as a scintillating visit to the Skywalk was wonderful. This Grand Canyon tour was truly the highlight of our trip.
Worth every penny, such an amazing place and the helicopter ride saves the long bus ride. Pilot and transfer drivers were very knowledgeable friendly. Such an amazing place, would love to go back.
This was the best trip ever, right from the pick up to the drop off, great service, great people, graet time. Definately a trip to remember!
The view from the helicopter was great and not as scary as I thought it would be.
The below-the-rim landing was well worth it. Being close to the river and looking up at the cliffs.
The number of hours saved compared to the bus tours was an added bonus.
Perfect time of year. Sunny, cool. Perfect amount of time. Helicopter is way better than the sky bridge. This trip gets you back to Vegas for lunch. Quickest way to take in the world's largest canyon. Size is not everything. Utah's verdant canyons are much prettier.
This tour was an amazing experience. There's no better way to see the grand canyon. Our pilot Greg was outstanding. I would highly recommend this.
Mavrick Tours was excellent! Best tour you can do in Vegas! Well worth the money and the pilot was fantastic.
This tour was fantastic! We had plenty of time in each area of the Canyon and weren't rushed at all. The pilot was considerate of everyone wanting to sit at the front of the helicopter for the best views and made sure we all had equal time in the front. Due to the time of our trip to the U.S. it wasn't overcrowded anywhere, we managed to have several photos taken on the Skywalk by the photographer there without being rushed or cramped. The service we received from everyone was outstanding. I would definitely recommend this trip!
Great experience! View of the Lake Meade, Hoover Dam and Grand Canyon, and the contrast of the surrounding desert and cities is just spectacular. Our experience with the helicopters is exceptional - very friendly and knowledgable. Our pilot, Connor, is an excellent guide and commentator.
We booked this and went in October. From start to finish it was a fantastic experience and well worth the money. The trip was very well organised and Mavericks were great to deal with. The Grand Canyon itself was an experience that will live with me for a long time. I would reckon you will only do this once and I cannot recommend this enough, book you will not be disappointed. First class experience all the way, pilot was superb and gave us lots of information along the way.
Everything was very well organised from the moment we were picked up from our hotel. The pilot was very well informed and we enjoyed the day immensely.
Absolutely wonderful views and a great pilot who shared information about what we were seeing, very friendly and very helpful; the flight to and from was fantastic and well worth the cost of the trip in itself. It was great to explore "at our own risk" without having fences and barricades between us and nature. Guano Point is a must see and we loved climbing and just taking in the views. Definitely recommend the tour.
Excellent tour, good pilot/tour guide, everything was good and the skywalk is an experience not to be missed.
This was our first Helicopter flight and it was awesome. Our Pilot was very knowledgeable and friendly, the tour interesting and the view beautiful. My family from Germany said this was an unforgettable trip.
Excellent and easy way to see the Grand Canyon. Experienced pilot able to point out and identify all of the landmarks along the route. The highlight was the descent to the bottom of the canyon. Quite a different perspective of the size and height from down there. As for the Skywalk - a bit of a disappointment actually. Probably spoilt by the helicopter ride along and down.
Another great tour would highly recommend. Pilot was very helpful.
Excellent day out. Did everything we were promised. Made even more memorable by the friendly helicopter pilot who acted as our personal chauffer for the day..
The tour was highly organised from start to finish, right from the pick-up at our hotel. The helicopter tour was briliant and our pilot was friendly, fun and informative. I would definitely recommend the below-the-rim add-on as this was the highlight of our day. The Skywalk was a bit of an anti-climax so you could take it or leave it, but worth a quick look if you are there anyway and the queues are not to big. Lunch at the restaurant left a lot to be desired, so probably worth having a good breakfast before you set off and taking some snacks!