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45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan, Arizona

Grand Canyon Village, United States
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From $349.00

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  • 45 minutes (approx.)
  • Flight time: 45 minutes
  • Offered in: English


Take an exhilarating helicopter flight that whisks you from the Grand Canyon’s South Rim to the North Rim. Through the ECO-Star helicopter’s panoramic windows, see the world's largest ponderosa pines in Kaibab National Forest and the mighty Colorado River. Snap photos of the Painted Desert, Desert View Watchtower, Marble Canyon, and Point Imperial before your return flight takes you through the dramatic backdrop of the Dragon Corridor. Choose from a wide selection of departure times to suit your schedule.
  • Exhilarating flight out of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Tusayan, Arizona
  • State-of-the-art ECO-Star helicopter with luxurious comfort and wraparound windows
  • Travel through the Dragon Corridor - the widest and deepest section of the Grand Canyon
  • Inclusive of all local taxes and fees

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

A helicopter tour gets you away from the crowds for unbeatable views of the canyon.

What's Included

  • 45-minute helicopter flight
  • All taxes and fees
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Maverick Helicopters
    107 Corsair Dr, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023, USA

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Kaibab National Forest (Pass By)

Grand Canyon National Park (Pass By)

Painted Desert (Pass By)

Grand Canyon Desert View Watchtower (Pass By)

Marble Canyon (Pass By)

Colorado River (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Total weight per passenger: 300 lbs
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 300lbs. will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour
  • Individual passenger weights, including infants, MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Pilots are unable to assist passengers boarding and disembarking due to insurance regulations
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Per FAA regulations, all passengers 18 years and older will be required to show photo ID such as a driver's license or passport at the time of check-in.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

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Q:Is there a minimum age to fly on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?

A:No, children under the age of two with valid paperwork are considered a lap child and fly at no cost.

Feb 2021

Q:Can a child fly without an accompanying adult on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?

A:Children 16 years and under require an adult to accompany them.

Feb 2021

Q:Can my child sit on my lap during the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?

A:Children under the age of 2 years old are considered a lap child by the FAA.

Feb 2021

Q:Do you accommodate seating requests on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?

A:We can take the request but cannot guarantee specific seating as all seats are determined by the weight and balance of the helicopter.

Feb 2021

Q:What type of aircraft do you use for the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?

A:Our flights use EC130 helicopters by Airbus Helicopters.

Feb 2021

Q:What is the helicopter capacity on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?

A:Our helicopter can accommodate up to 6-7 passengers.

Feb 2021

Q:Can I arrange a private helicopter for just my party on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?

A:Yes, you would just need to purchase all of the seats in the helicopter.

Feb 2021

Q:What do I need to bring with me for the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?

A:Guests over 18 must bring valid photo identification for check-in. Cameras are highly recommended, as well as sunglasses.

Feb 2021

Q:Do I need a photo ID for the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?

A:Yes, a Government-issued ID is required at check-in.

Feb 2021

Q:What time of day do you recommend to fly on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?

A:The sunset flight is the most popular departure time of the day, while midday flights offer detailed views of canyon walls. Early morning flights are popular in the summer as the temperature in the canyon is cooler.

Feb 2021

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The most beautiful place I've ever seen. It was a really great experience with a nice pilot who knew the area very well.


1,592 reviews
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rebecca_r, Jun 2023
The initial breathtaking view of the Grand Canyon by air. This was by far the best way to see the Canyon
Don’t skip this tour!
Diane_M, Jun 2023
This is expensive but totally worth it. You can’t appreciate the grandeur and majesty of the canyon until you see it from the air. Our pilot was very knowledgeable and the flight was a perfect way to end our trip. Highly recommend.
Great experience
Nancy_B, Jun 2023
All the fun facts and explanation about the canyon. Guide was great. Awesome when the helicopter went out over the Clifton.
I recommend this tour to everyone. You will not regret one moment of it.
Art_C, Jun 2023
It’s a wonderful view from above. A memory for a lifetime. It’s the best way to experience this beautiful landscape. The beautiful pictures we see of the canyon do it no justice at all.
The Ride
Paul_T, Jun 2023
Best birthday event for my wife’s bucket list. This was exciting, and I recommend the experience to everyone.
Andy_N, May 2023
Our flight was awesome! Our pilot John was very professional and informative. I would recommend this flight to everyone.
Great experience!
Tom_F, May 2023
Our pilot, Dave was very professional and gave us a great experience which will be remembered for a long time to come.
Great experience
Peter_W, May 2023
Fantastic experience flying in a helicopter over the Grand Canyon, which is unbelievably beautiful. Very well organised.
A "don't miss" opportunity
Joe_N, May 2023
Very professional yet friendly atmosphere. This was without a doubt the best view of the canyon you'll see, the seating was very comfortable, and it felt as though the trip was over in a flash. Enjoyed it immensely.
Very beautiful
Laura_v, May 2023
The most beautiful place I've ever seen. It was a really great experience with a nice pilot who knew the area very well.
The pilot was awesome. ...
Daurell_B, May 2023
The pilot was awesome. The Helicopter was relatively new and in excellent condiition and clean. The path of the flight over the Grand Canyon was perfect taking all the most wonderful sites. It was more fun than my most favorite ride at Disneyworld. It could not have been better.
Fantastic pilot. Gave a...
Roxane_M, May 2023
Fantastic pilot. Gave a great, informative tour. Sensitive to passengers. Amazi g experience. Thank you.
The best Grand Canyon helicopter experience!
Patrena_R, May 2023
This was an awesome experience! Our pilot was the best personable/knowledgeable guide. He Encouraged and answered all questions. This was a most memorable opportunity and I highly recommend this venue.
Awesome Experience👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
Michael_H, May 2023
Flying over the edge… WOW!!!!!!! Our pilot, Eric, was great and the helicopter was very comfortable.
Incredible tour
Colette_A, May 2023
Our pilot Brady was so skilled, informative and accommodating. For 45 minutes we were captivated by the experience! It’s so incredible it’s hard to put into words, except to say, we loved it!
Family Fun!!
Derrick_C, May 2023
The flying experience was awesome. The family had a Great time!!! I wish that they had replica helicopter for sell in the gift shop. My son really wanted one of those..
Chelsea_M, May 2023
I had never flown in a heli before, but the pilot was super friendly, and very knowledgeable. He made the uneasiness dissipate. The tour was incredible! Highly recommend!
Linda_L, May 2023
John was our pilot. He was professional and personable. Our views of the canyon that were breath taking.
The best way to see the Canyon!
Jennifer_W, May 2023
Maverick Helicopters gave us a wonderful 45-minute tour over the Grand Canyon and National Forest! In our opinion that's the best way to see the Grand Canyon and we're so glad that we splurged for this special treat! Check in was seamless and our pilot Chad was very professional and gave us a smooth and educational ride. Thanks!
Totally worth the $$
Lindsay_E, May 2023
What a fantastic experience- totally lived up to the hype! Was 100% worth it! We loved it and are so glad we booked the experience!


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