Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours

A Grand Canyon helicopter tour is the ultimate way to experience the natural phenomenon in a short amount of time. Depending on what you want to see, there are various tours to choose from. There are tours that land on the South and West Rims for scenic highlights, such as the Skywalk Bridge. Other include choppers that drift above the rugged North Rim and even descend to the canyon floor.

These helicopters are comfortable and come equipped with air conditioning and oversized windows for premiere views. You can pair these tours with a boat ride along the famous Colorado River or a motorcoach that takes you to the canyon’s top attractions. Depending on where you stay, there are numerous Grand Canyon tours from Las Vegas and other nearby cities. Below are some of the best tours offering an adventure of a lifetime.

Grand Celebration Tour

This aerial sightseeing adventure is a popular Grand Canyon tour from Las Vegas. You can take in spectacular views of the Canyon as you soar over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Colorado River and the majestic Mojave Desert. The helicopter will descend 4,000 feet above the canyon floor as you fly over the West Rim on the Hualapai Reservation.

You will spend approximately 30 minutes on the Canyon floor alongside the moving water of the Colorado River as you bask in the most striking views. After exploring the floor, you will enjoy a delicious lunch with a glass of bubbly champagne served under a traditional Hualapai shelter. From hotel pick-up to drop-off, the Grand Canyon helicopter tour takes about four and a half hours to complete.

What’s included:

  • Breathtaking aerial views
  • Multi-lingual narration
  • Lunch and champagne
  • 70 minutes of flight time
  • 30 minutes on the canyon floor
  • Complimentary roundtrip transportation from major Las Vegas hotels

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Golden Eagle Air Tour

Get a bird’s-eye view of the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. This exhilarating helicopter ride through the Grand Canyon flies over Lake Mead, the Hoover Dam, the Mojave Desert and the Grand Wash Cliffs, as well as the spectacular Colorado River. You will be picked up from a major hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. The tour will take approximately three to four hours to complete and will spend about 70 minutes in the air. While overlooking the towering cliffs, you will receive a narration of the Canyon’s unique history in the language of your choice.

What’s included:

  • Spectacular aerial views
  • Multi-lingual narration
  • Family friendly
  • 70 minutes of flight time
  • Complimentary roundtrip transportation from major Las Vegas hotels

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VIP Skywalk Express

Top off your thrilling Grand Canyon helicopter ride with a trip to the famous Skywalk. Fly to new heights on your way to Grand Canyon West, located on the Hualapai Indian Reservation. You will get a chance to discover the historic Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Grand Wash Cliffs. You will receive complimentary round-trip transportation to and from your Las Vegas hotel.

The Grand Canyon helicopter tour will take approximately five and a half hours to complete. About 45 to 60 minutes will be spent at the Grand Canyon. Upon your arrival at the West Rim, you will receive express shuttle services to Eagle Point, where you will discover the breathtaking Skywalk. With VIP admission, you will get front of the line access to the famous U-shaped glass bridge suspended 4,000 feet above the Grand Canyon floor. For an experience you will never forget, you will receive a complimentary souvenir photo.

What’s included:

  • Glorious aerial views
  • Multi-lingual narration
  • Family friendly
  • 45 to 60 minutes at the Grand Canyon
  • VIP access to the Skywalk
  • Complimentary Skywalk souvenir photo
  • Complimentary roundtrip transportation from major Las Vegas hotels

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Skywalk Getaway with Heli and Boat

Experience one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World by purchasing one of the best Grand Canyon tours from Las Vegas. Not only does this tour include a helicopter ride above the various canyon depths, but also a boat ride along the Colorado River and access to the Skywalk Bridge. From hotel pick-up to drop-off, you will experience six to seven hours of thrills as you explore the canyon like never before.

The helicopter ride to the Grand Canyon includes scenic views of the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. Upon landing at the bottom of the expansive canyon gorge, you will board a pontoon boat that will take you on a relaxing cruise along the river between the massive canyon walls. After experiencing the smooth waters, you will board the helicopter for a ride back to the West Rim where the magnificent Skywalk Bridge awaits, which extends more than 70 feet out from the canyon’s edge.

What’s included:

  • Amazing aerial views
  • Family friendly
  • 70 minutes of flight time
  • Multi-lingual narration
  • Approximately three hours spent at the Grand Canyon
  • 15 minute pontoon boat ride on the Colorado River
  • VIP Skywalk Admission and complimentary souvenir photo
  • Complimentary roundtrip transportation from major Las Vegas hotels

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North Canyon Tour

Departing from Grand Canyon airport off Hwy 64, this Grand Canyon helicopter tour is ideal for those who are pressed on time and want to see as much of the canyon as possible. In a 25 to 30 minute flight, passengers will enjoy the vivacious colors and rugged beauty of the canyon’s southern and northern rims.

While looking out of the chopper’s oversized windows, passengers will get sweeping vistas of the enchanting Kaibab National Forest. The tour will venture through the Dragon Corridor, the deepest and widest section of the Grand Canyon, and travel over the rushing Colorado River. Adventurers will then soar above the geologically dynamic rock formations, the Tower of Ra and Vishnu Schist.

What’s included:

  • Phenomenal aerial views
  • 25 to 30 minutes of flight time
  • Multi-lingual narration
  • Tour over the widest and deepest part of the Grand Canyon

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Grand Kingdom

For a longer Grand Canyon helicopter ride lasting approximately 40 to 50 minutes, consider the Grand Kingdom. This aerial sightseeing adventure departs from the Grand Canyon National Park Airport in Tusayan/Grand Canyon Village South. It will take you across the canyon rim and 5,000 feet above the Little Colorado River as you soar past Imperial Point.

You will fly at the same altitude as the North Rim, allowing you to see the canyon’s striking erosional forms up close and personal. Unlike the drier South Rim, you will quickly discover the life that inhabits the North Rim and its different climate. Keep your eyes peeled and you may spot some unique plant and animal species. On your way back from the Grand Canyon helicopter tour, you will pass the vast Dragon Corridor, offering some of the most impressive scenic views for endless photo opportunities.

What’s included:

  • Aerial tour of the Canyon’s North and South Rim
  • Multi-lingual tour narration
  • 40 to 50 minutes of flight time
  • Impressive views of the Dragon Corridor

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South Rim Motorcoach Tour with Helicopter

Take your experience to new heights by pairing a scenic journey to the Grand Canyon in a comfortable motorcoach with a riveting helicopter tour. Discover why this tour is one the best Grand Canyon tours from Las Vegas. You will be scooped from your Las Vegas hotel with complimentary pick-up and transfer to a bus depot. From there, you will head to Arizona on a modern air-conditioned motorcoach. On your way to the Grand Canyon South Rim, there will be fascinating sights to revel in as you pass the Mojave Desert.

Upon reaching the South Rim, you will hop on a state-of-the-art chopper for a helicopter ride through the Grand Canyon’s North Rim. Multilingual narration will tell you about the natural force that shaped this natural wonder, the famous Colorado River. You will also learn about the glorious rock formations that make up the Dragon Corridor as you glide above it. Upon landing the South Rim helicopter tour, your motorcoach will await you to take you to the nearby National Geographic Visitor Center. Before your self-guided tour, you will receive a complimentary box lunch that you can enjoy at any time.

What’s included:

  • Magnificent aerial views
  • Multi-lingual narration tour
  • 14 hours journey
  • Two hours spent at the Grand Canyon
  • Grand Canyon Park Entrance Fees Included
  • 25 to 30 minutes of flight time
  • Complimentary box lunch
  • Complimentary roundtrip transportation from major Las Vegas hotels

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West Rim Bus Tour with Helicopter and Boat Cruise

Explore the Western region of the Grand Canyon by combining a luxurious motorcoach with a thrilling helicopter ride. This motorcoach and Grand Canyon helicopter tour will pick you up at your Las Vegas hotel and drop you off after 12 hours of sightseeing adventures. Equipped with panoramic windows, you will see amazing views of the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the majestic forest of Joshua trees.

Upon your arrival at Grand Canyon West, you will be transported to a state-of-the-art helicopter where you will come closer than ever to the U.S treasure. After a helicopter ride to the Grand Canyon bottom, you will board a pontoon boat for a relaxing ride along the beautiful Colorado River. Your experience will continue on a helicopter return back to your motorcoach, where you will enjoy a complimentary lunch.

What’s included:

  • Remarkable aerial views
  • Engaging 12 hour tour
  • 4 hours spent at the Grand Canyon
  • Helicopter ride to the canyon floor
  • Pontoon boat cruise on the Colorado River
  • Complimentary lunch
  • Complimentary roundtrip transportation from major Las Vegas hotels

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