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Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour
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Safety measures
icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Fly to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, and soar over the canyon walls into its mysterious depths on this scenic flight from Las Vegas. Marvel at sights such as the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Fortification Hill from above, then feel the exhilaration of flying along the rim of the Grand Canyon. Choose from several departure times for this tour, which includes round-trip hotel transport.
  • Scenic helicopter flight to the Grand Canyon West Rim
  • See Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Grand Canyon
  • Hear informative commentary from your professional pilot
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included from Las Vegas

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

For those short on time in Vegas, this helicopter tour stays in the air for extended canyon views.
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70-minute helicopter tour
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Light refreshments
All taxes and fees
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 250 pounds / 113 kilos. will be required to purchase an additional seat that is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY 5 Star Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • 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.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour.
Q:
Are there any special requirements for pregnant women on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
We recommend pregnant women consult a medical professional, however, we have safely flown thousands of pregnant women.
Mar 2021
Q:
Is there a minimum age to fly on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
Any age is welcome—infants under 2 years on the day of travel fly as a lap child.
Mar 2021
Q:
On average, how long before my scheduled flight will I be picked up from my hotel for the Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour?
A:
Approximately 1.5 hours prior to the departure time depending on hotel location.
Mar 2021
Q:
How long after the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour is finished will I be back at my hotel?
A:
Approximately 1 hour.
Mar 2021
Q:
I don't need transport for the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour- how do I let you know?
A:
There is free parking at our terminal. Let us know if you are driving yourself in the "Special Requirements" box during checkout. You can also let us know after booking by visiting 'Manage my Booking' and emailing us there.
Mar 2021
Q:
Where is the meeting point for the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
The meeting point for this tour is 1421 Airport Rd. Suite 110- Boulder City, NV 89005.
Mar 2021
Q:
Is there parking near the terminal for self-driving customers on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
Yes – parking is free.
Mar 2021
Q:
Do you accommodate seating requests on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
You can make requests; however, seating location is based on weight and balance calculations determined at flight departure time.
Mar 2021
Q:
What happens if I am over the weight limit at check-in for the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
For comfort & safety, Passengers exceeding 250 lbs will be required to purchase an additional seat at 100% of the applicable retail price. Passengers exceeding stated body weights may be off-loaded at the time of check-in without a refund.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I take pictures with the helicopter before/after my Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
For daytime helicopter tours, we allow photos before and after with the helicopter.
Mar 2021
Q:
Do I need a photo ID for the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
Yes, all guests over 18 must provide valid photo identification such as a driver's license or passport.
Mar 2021
Q:
What do I need to bring with me on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
If aged 18, we require photo identification. We also recommend bringing your camera/cellphone, wearing sensible footwear, layered clothing, sunglasses, and during the hotter summer months, hats and sunscreen may also be suitable.
Mar 2021
Q:
How should I dress for the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
We recommend wearing comfortable layered clothing and sensible footwear.
Mar 2021
Q:
Should I eat before the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour or wait until afterward?
A:
You should do what makes you most comfortable. However, if you suffer from travel sickness, we recommend you consult a medical professional for advice on anti-sickness medicine available over the counter.
Mar 2021
Q:
What is the helicopter capacity on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
Our helicopters hold six passengers: four seated in the rear row and two seated in the front row next to the pilot.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I arrange a private helicopter for just my party for the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
Yes, in order to have a private helicopter, you may purchase all six seats.
Mar 2021
Q:
Do you do anything to celebrate any special occasions on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
Yes, we can offer add-ons such as birthday cake, champagne, photos, private options, messages, flowers, etc. (at additional cost) Feel free to mention any requests in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout.
Mar 2021
Q:
What type of aircraft do you use on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
We operate currently using the Airbus AStar AS 350 B2 model helicopter.
Mar 2021
Q:
May I bring food/drink on board with me on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
We allow bottled water onboard the aircraft.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can my child sit on my lap during the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
No, only infants under the age of 2 can travel on laps per FAA regulations.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can a child fly without an accompanying adult on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
Children under 17 must have an accompanying adult.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I bring my service animal on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
No, unfortunately, we cannot allow service animals on board the helicopter.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I bring a medical oxygen tank on board with me on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
The oxygen tank must be approved by the Federal Dept. of Transportation for it to be carried in the aircraft.
Mar 2021
Q:
What happens if there is bad weather the day of my Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:
If we have to cancel due to bad weather, we will attempt to reschedule your tour or provide a full refund.
Mar 2021

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  • "If you are lucky enough to sit up front with the pilot, then this experience will be much better for you." See review

Reviews

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MUST DO!!
Tim_O
, Jul 2021
Most amazing experience! Super organized, awesome pilot, beautiful views, smooth ride!! This is a MUST do in Vegas!!
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Excellent
Brad_W
, Jul 2021
Flying over the Grand Canyon was amazing how far down it goes!! The weather was perfect and you could see everything
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If Beauty Was An Experience
Rasheedah_B
, Jul 2021
This was an amazing experience. Breathtaking. Beautiful. Incredible. You could see everything. It’s an experience you cannot miss. I wanted to stay up there forever. Ray was our pilot and he was very informative, easy going, and attentive. However I will admit it was very close quarters. Need to consider about not having it so packed. 4 bodies in the back 2 in-front not including the pilot. I didn’t care for that at all. However I still had an amazing time.
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Boring
Parker-T
, Jul 2021
Really disappointed with our Pilot, Miguel. Very nice guy but was not very entertaining, actually very boring. Also the headsets didn’t work very well, so we couldn’t hardly understand what was being said! We had expectations of a little more excitement, Flying down into the canyon, turning, and driving a little! I took my granddaughters and they were so bored. Very disappointed!
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Thank you for your feedback, management has been advised regarding your pilot and headset. With regards to the flight and route, the vast majority of our guests enjoy the experience, we however always looking for new ways to improve our guest's experience.
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Great pilot!
Todd_A
, Jul 2021
Pilot professionalism, sense of humor and concern for passengers. His knowledge of the history during g the tour was extremely concise and interesting.
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Highly recommend
Cpalady
, Jul 2021
The flight was amazing! I’ve never been in a helicopter before, and our pilot made me feel completely safe. He was very knowledgeable and gave history about different points as we passed over them. I highly recommend this. The views of Hoover dam and of the Grand Canyon west rim were unbelievable!!!
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Great Tour
Mary_E
, Jul 2021
Loved it! Manny was a great pilot. Great sense of humor. I loved that the staff picked you up and dropped you off right at your hotel. I would do this tour again!
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Amazing
David_D
, Jul 2021
Manny was an awesome tour guide and a Fantastic pilot. I would recommend this once in a lifetime trip to anyone who is interested!
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John_M
, Jul 2021
Excellent tour. Very knowledgeable pilot. Great grounds crew. Driver of the pick up van was excellent as well. High recommend this tour.
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star-4
Great tour, unbelievable sights.
Natalie_P
, Jul 2021
This was a really good tour. Seeing the Grand Canyon and Lake Mead from the air was spectacular. Our pilot shared some history and pointed out what we were seeing. Our pilot was really smooth and safety oriented.
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