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Starting at $354.00Per Person

Grand Discovery Air Tour with Sunset Hummer

Grand Canyon National Park visitors have a unique opportunity to fly over some of the South Rim's most spectacular rock formations on this Grand Canyon airplane tour. Afterward, board a Hummer for a sunset tour of South Rim viewpoints.

This unique Grand Canyon National Park tour combines an airplane flight over some of the South Rim's most magnificent regions and an open-air Hummer tour to scenic lookout points along the canyon's edge. You'll find ideal photo opportunities on both tours - including a stop at an incredible lookout point just in time for sunset.

This all-encompassing sightseeing experience takes place at the Grand Canyon National Park. First, you'll fly over the most famous regions of the South Rim on a state-of-the-art airplane tour, complete with headset narration available in multiple languages. You'll see aerial views of famous rock formations like Dragon Corridor, Zuni Corridor, and Imperial Point en route to the North Rim, where the lush Kaibab Forest will expand beneath you.

After your Grand Canyon airplane tour, you'll board an open-air Hummer vehicle and stop at some of the best lookout points at the Canyon's edge. You'll have time in each area to explore and take photos. The driver's last stop will take you to the perfect location right before the sun sets, offering some of the most beautiful views of the striped canyon walls of the Canyon below.

Grand Discovery Air Tour with Sunset Hummer FAQs

How long is the airplane segment, sunset Hummer tour segment, and the entire Grand Discovery Rim to Sky Grand Canyon National Park Tour?

The total flight time for the Grand Discovery Rim to Sky Grand Canyon National Park Tour is approximately 40-45 minutes. The sunset Hummer tour lasts about 2 hours, and the total duration is approximately 3 hours.

What will we see during the sunset Hummer Tour portion of this Grand Canyon tour package?

The Hummer Tour takes place on paved, public roads (there is no off-road travel permitted in the Grand Canyon National Park) and stops at up to four viewpoints, which may include Pipe Creek Vista, Yavapai Point & Geology Museum, Duck on a Rock, Grandview Point, Mather Point, Moran Point, and Grand Canyon Village. The driver will select the viewpoints with the least foot traffic for optimal viewing.

This tour also takes place at sunset for ideal Grand Canyon photography and sightseeing opportunities.

Where does the Grand Discovery Rim to Sky Tour depart from?

Guests visiting Grand Canyon National Park South Rim have easy access to the departure point for this special tour. Papillon’s Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines South Rim terminal is located at the closest airport to the Grand Canyon (Grand Canyon Airport - GCN, AZ). This airport is located right at the entrance to the National Park. The address is 3555 Airport Rd, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023. Guests will check in at our Grand Scenic Canyon Airlines terminal 30 minutes prior to flight.

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