Grand Canyon Airplane Tours

If you are looking for flights to Grand Canyon National Park, there are numerous airplane tours departing from the Grand Canyon airport and Las Vegas. Travel on a sightseeing adventure across the natural wonder as you discover incredible sights like the Colorado River and the historic Hoover Dam. There is no better way to see the vast, multicolored landscape than by air.

To explore the canyon a bit more in depth, pair your airplane tour with a hummer ride or pontoon boat ride along the Colorado River. You can see the canyon’s towering cliffs from above and below, while learning about the natural treasure’s unique history, native people and thriving wildlife. Below are some of the best Grand Canyon air tours.

South Rim Airplane Tour

This Grand Canyon airplane tour provides the most scenic views of the natural phenomena from various vantage points. Explore the deepest and widest sections of the Grand Canyon as you fly over the Dragon Corridor. Pass through the Zuni Corridor and Imperial Point as you make your way to the North Rim. There will be endless opportunities for photographs in this 40 to 45 minute tour departing from Grand Canyon South Airport. You are requested to arrive 30 minutes prior to take off.

What’s included:

  • Fantastic aerial views
  • 40 to 45 minutes in the air
  • Multi-lingual narration
  • Daily departures


Highlights Air Tour

Take a day trip to the Grand Canyon from an airplane departing from Las Vegas. Spend approximately 70-minutes in the air capturing the vastness of the exquisite landscape. Your airplane will take you to new heights as you discover the gorgeous Lake Mead, the winding waters of the Colorado River and the treasured American infrastructure known as Hoover Dam. After experiencing the thrill, you will land at Boulder City Terminal where your motor coach will take you back to your Las Vegas hotel. From hotel pick-up to drop-off, the tour lasts about four hours.

What’s included:

  • Incredible aerial views
  • Comfortable motor coach ride
  • 70 minutes of flight time
  • Complimentary roundtrip transportation


Grand Canyon North Air & Ground

If you have visited the Grand Canyon before, then you may want to try something new and venture off the well-beaten path. You may also be a first-time visitor looking for something a bit more exclusive. Pair your Grand Canyon airplane tour with an exhilarating Polaris Ranger tour that only a few people get to experience.

Unlike most Grand Canyon air tours, your aircraft will take you on a memorable flight to Bar 10 Ranch. Along the way, you will discover awe-inspiring views of Lake Mead, Hoover Dam and the Colorado River. At the ranch, you will embark on an outdoor adventure through Whitmore Canyon, the Lake Mead Recreation Area and the Grand Canyon where you will discover rarely-touched and rugged terrain.

Take a minute to stop and appreciate the spectacular views of the canyon and the Colorado River, which sits 3,000 feet below. After an experience of a lifetime, you will be greeted back at the ranch with a Dutch oven barbeque lunch. You will fly over the Grand Canyon once again to return back to the terminal where a shuttle bus back to your Las Vegas hotel awaits. Keep in mind that this tour only operates between April 1 and November 18.

What’s included:

  • 7 ½ to 80-hour tour
  • Beautiful aerial sights
  • Multi-lingual narration
  • 45-minute airplane flight each way
  • All-terrain Polaris Ranger tour
  • Homemade barbeque lunch
  • Complimentary roundtrip transportation


Grand Voyager

Escape from Las Vegas on one of the best Grand Canyon air tours. From complimentary pick-up and drop-off, this tour lasts approximately seven hours. The fun begins at your Las Vegas hotel where you are transported to the Boulder City Municipal Airport. From here, you will take off on a state-of-the-art aircraft which will touch down at Grand Canyon West. As you soar below the clouds, you will uncover amazing views of the Mojave Desert, Hoover Dam and the Colorado River.

Upon reaching Grand Canyon West, a chopper will await you for a thrilling ride to the canyon floor. At the bottom of the canyon, you will find a charming pontoon boat floating on the Colorado River. After a relaxing cruise ride, your heli will fly over Grand Canyon National Park and take you back to the West Rim.

Next, you will visit Eagle Point where you will learn about the Native American people of the Southwest. Gain insight into the lives of people back then by touring replicas of their traditional homes or participating in a cultural program at the amphitheater. You can also tour the famous Skywalk Bridge. At the end of your Grand Canyon airplane tour, you will be transferred back to your Las Vegas hotel.

What’s included:

  • 7 hour tour
  • Meal included
  • Airplane flight
  • Helicopter flight
  • Pontoon boat ride
  • Roundtrip transportation

Note: The tour does not include admission into the Skywalk Bridge.


Grand Canyon Connoisseur with Hummer

There are plenty of flights to the Grand Canyon, but none that offer complete adventure like this one. Ditch the bustling city and fly to the natural wonder in style in your very own aircraft. You will receive complimentary pick-up from your Las Vegas hotel to the Boulder City Terminal. Here your airplane will await you for a flight that takes you up and away to explore the most awe-inspiring sights.

Get a chance to see the colossal Hoover Dam, the majestic Lake Mead and the pristine Colorado River.

Upon reaching the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, you will receive a satisfying box lunch before you hop into an open-air Hummer. As your driver navigates through the park’s roads, keep your eyes peeled open for wildlife.

You will visit to all the incredible viewpoints the Grand Canyon has to offer, including Yavapai Point and Moran Point. After touring the National Park, your Grand Canyon airplane tour will transport you back to Las Vegas.

What’s included:

  • 9 ½ hour tour
  • 2 hours spent at the Grand Canyon
  • Airplane and hummer tour
  • Multi-lingual narration
  • Box lunch included
  • Complimentary roundtrip transportation