5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Reviews

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  • Location: Sedona, Arizona
  • Duration:  6 hours (approx.)
Explore the Grand Canyon West Rim by air, boat and foot on this day trip from Sedona. This tour has it all: Take in gorgeous aerial views of Red Rock Country on a flight from Sedona, soar to the canyon basin on a helicopter tour, and take a pontoon boat ride down the Colorado River. Take an optional stroll along the famous Skywalk, watch a cultural performance by native Indians, and enjoy a hearty BBQ lunch on the rim of the canyon.

Highlights

  • Grand Canyon West Rim adventure by air, boat and foot
  • Fly from Sedona over beautiful Red Rock Canyon and Sycamore Canyon to the Grand Canyon West Rim
  • Enjoy a helicopter tour to the basin and a pontoon boat ride on the Colorado River
  • Admire sweeping views as you walk 4,000 feet above the canyon floor on the famous Skywalk
  • Have a BBQ lunch at Guano Point and watch a cultural performance by the Hualapai Indian tribe
  • Complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off

What You Can Expect

Grand Canyon West Rim Adventure from Sedona: Helicopter Tour, Boat Ride and Lunch

Walk Across the Skywalk!

After pickup from your Sedona hotel and checking in at the Sedona airport, sit back and relax as your pilot entertains you with expert commentary while flying over beautiful Red Rock Canyon and Sycamore Canyon to the Grand Canyon West Rim, the land of the Hualapai Indians.

When you land at the West Rim Airport, you’ll board a helicopter for a 7-minute helicopter flight from the rim down 4,000 feet (1,219 meters) to the Colorado River. Here, hop into your pontoon boat for a fun 15-minute ride down the river while taking in the gorgeous sights.

After you ascend back up to the rim, board the West Rim shuttle and head to Eagle Point, where you’ll may take an unforgettable stroll down the famous Skywalk (ticket not included). Overlooking the edge of the canyon, this transparent glass bridge offers one-of-a-kind views of the majestic canyon and its surroundings.

Next, enjoy a cultural performance by members of the Hualapai Indian tribe before continuing to Guano Point to enjoy a hearty BBQ lunch on the canyon's rim. After your full-day tour, you’ll head back to the airport for your return flight to Sedona.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

This was a fantastic day made even more special by Scott our pilot who made the trip for us and who told us so much about the canyon and the surrounding landscape and flew us over some fantastic scenery giving us an amazing opportunity to photograph and experience the vast beauty of the canyon. Would definitely recommend this trip!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Wonderful tour from start to finish. Very friendly and engaging service from the time they picked us up at our hotel all the way to the return back to the hotel. Plane ride was great; pilot narrated interesting facts and pointed out many sites to see and take photos. Pilot was also the tour guide on the ground. He gave us great tips to save time and get to the best sites quickly and avoid waits. Eagle point and Guano points were breath taking. Food variety was good. Helicopter ride to the river was fun. Helo pilot posed with guests for photos. Boat ride was quick; operator was informative. Despite the long day, wished it was longer. Overall, would recommend this trip to anyone.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

We had a great time. Wonderful variety of activity, spectacular scenery, plenty of to,e to take in the sights! Our pilot Scott was a great guy to spend the day with. He was entertaining and helpful. I would recommend this tour to anyone!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Viator was super, they arrived on time flew us to the Grand Canyon and the Pilot was fun and very informative . The helicopter down to the bottom if the Canyon was beyond fabulous. I would use Viator again !!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

Excellent. Great knowledgeable pilot who made the journey to and from the canyon very enjoyable.
The views from the helicopter were spectacular Highly recommended

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

This is a phenominal way to see the Grand Canyon - a truly amazing day! Our pilot/tour guide was GREAT!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2013

The tour was fabulous. The pilot (Chris) from Sedona was attentive and made sure we were looked after. Very much appreciated. Everyone was friendly and would recommend this tour to anyone.

4 star rating: Recommended June 2013

We had a wonderful time on this tour despite some disappointments. Our Sedona pilot, Scott, was professional, fun and informative. We loved the plane trip to the Grand Canyon and enjoyed the scenery and narration from Scott. The helicopter ride was breathtaking!. This was our first ride on a helicopter and it was beyond my expectations. The scenery and flying into the Grand Canyon is an experience I'll never forget. We loved the pontoon ride on the river and got to experience the helicopter again for the ride back. The helicopter and boat rides are very well organized with hardly any wait time. I was disappointed in the rest of the trip though. We were given 2 hours to eat lunch, go on the Skywalk, explore two sites and take a walking tour with our pilot. There was not enough time to do it all due to the crowds. I really wanted to go on the Skywalk but the line was too long and I did not have time. The view next to the Skywalk was just as good however. There was no time to leisurely explore the two sites (Eagle and Guano point) The lunch was ordinary and cafeteria style or we could have chosen a box lunch with a sandwich. Not what I was expecting when a Bar B Q lunch was advertised. We did not see any native American performances. Scott gave us a great tour of Guano point so that saved the day and the fight back to Sedona was fun. This is a trip I will remember because of the flights, helicopter and Grand Canyon but the land portion left some to be desired.

4 star rating: Recommended April 2013

The plane, helicopter, boat ride and lunch were great. What I expected if not more.
The only issue was when we booked this tour it included the Skywalk admission. There was some sort of mix up. Unfortuntely we spend almost 1 hr trying to sort it out with the staff at the skywalk (which one staff member was very rude and accused us of trying to get on the skywalk for free) and still didn't get to do it. Viator did refunded that portion of our trip with no issues. There was also suppose to be a cultural performance. We did not see this.

The Skywalk section was all about trying to get your money. You are not even allowed to take your camera out on the skywalk (you just paid 30+ dollars for) because they want you to buy pictures they take of you. You can see just as much standing beside it for free and you can take as many pictures as you want.

The rest of the trip was great. I would definitely recommend this tour. Thank you for this experience.

3 star rating: Worth doing May 2013

This was worth doing, but I would skip the Sky Walk option. I thought it was overpriced for what it was. I'd recommend spending less time at Eagle Point and more time at Guano Point. The view was better there in my opinion. The helicopter ride was cool, but too short and no commentary from the pilot on what we were seeing. Same for the boat ride. It was too short.

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