Fly over the rich Kaibab Forest before soaring off over the widest and deepest part of Grand Canyon; the Dragon Corridor. Experience and photograph towering rock formations, deep majestic valleys, and some of the oldest geology known to mankind.
The Imperial Air Tour flies over the North Rim, South Rim, and remote Eastern regions of the Grand Canyon. This helicopter flight offers birds-eye views of the Grand Canyon National Park’s marvels on a scenic flight route that includes the deepest and widest part of the Canyon.
Explore the North & South Rim - the deepest section of the canyon, boasting 1.7 million year old stone - all from the EcoStar, a helicopter offering 180-degree viewing and stadium-style seat design.
Experience the wonders of the Grand Canyon at sunrise, and tour Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon all in one day. Take a helicopter from Grand Canyon National Park to Page, AZ, as you enjoy the pinks and reds of the sun’s early light across the Canyon. Once on the ground, take a guided tour that includes views of the spectacular Horseshoe Bend and an exploration of Antelope Canyon.
Recommend for groups of 4+. Fly our world famous North Canyon tour on an aircraft dedicated exclusively for yourself and your family/friends.
with 4 person group
Recommend for groups of 4+. Take the Imperial Air tour on an aircraft dedicated exclusively for yourself and your family/friends.
with 4 person group
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Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour FAQs
How much is a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon?
The cost of each Grand Canyon helicopter tour is conveniently listed online. Our low online prices include all taxes, fees, and surcharges. We pride ourselves on being transparent, so the rate we quote you is the rate you will pay. No guesswork involved.
Can you take a helicopter tour to the bottom of the Grand Canyon?
Absolutely! Certain Grand Canyon helicopter tours include a landing on a private plateau of the canyon floor. Not only will you get to experience a thrilling 4,000 foot descent below the West Rim, depending on the tour selection, you may also have time to explore or hop on a peaceful pontoon boat cruise along the Colorado River. Learn more about the Grand Canyon West Rim helicopter tours.
Which helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon is best?
There's a reason people have been choosing Papillon's premium helicopter tours for over 50 years. With dozens of world-class helicopter tours to choose from, each individual has plenty of options to choose their dream Grand Canyon experience.
Here are a few of the best and most popular Grand Canyon helicopter tours.
- Grand Celebration Helicopter Tour
- Golden Eagle Helicopter Tour
- VIP Skywalk Express Helicopter Tour
- Private Grand Celebration Helicopter Tour with Las Vegas Strip
- Grand Voyager Helicopter Tour
Learn more about Grand Canyon helicopter tours with Papillon.
Discover Helicopter Tours of the Grand Canyon
Papillon offers a variety of Grand Canyon helicopter tours. Whether you want to spend the tour soaring over the Grand Canyon’s breathtaking landscapes or escaping the crowds on a private plateau of the Grand Canyon floor, Papillon has you covered.
Even better, many of the helicopter tours offer upgrades such as making your aircraft private, touring at sunset, or tacking on additional experiences. The multitude of options allows you to create the Grand Canyon vacation that you’ve always dreamed of.
Helicopter Tours Flying Over the Grand Canyon
Soar into adventure with a helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon's spectacular landscapes. From the vantage point of a helicopter tour, you can gaze over the rim of the canyon to the Colorado River winding along its ancient floor.
Helicopter tours flying over the Grand Canyon are perfect for guests who are pressed for time or are looking to pack in as many Grand Canyon views as possible. We offer all-inclusive tours perfect for vacationers wanting to see the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Colorado River, and the spectacular Grand Canyon West all in just a few hours.
Bonus: we are the preferred provider for the Grand Canyon National Park and our helicopter tours are certified to fly the entire Grand Canyon.
Helicopter Tours that Land at the Bottom of the Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon draws millions of visitors a year. With Papillon, you can escape the crowds and enjoy the serenity of this Wonder of the World on a private plateau. Your helicopter will descend 4,000 feet below the Grand Canyon West Rim for a landing at its base.
Certain Grand Canyon helicopter tours include champagne, a light picnic, and time to explore the raw beauty of the surrounding area. Or, layer on the luxury by opting for a private experience to the Grand Canyon with a dedicated aircraft and luxurious limousine-style pick-up.
Other landing tours include a bit more adventure, like a pontoon boat waiting for you at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. After your thrilling helicopter descent, you will board the boat for a rafting tour on the Colorado River between the skyscraping canyon walls.
Helicopter Tours with an Added Adventure
With Papillon, you don’t have to limit yourself to just one tour experience. Helicopter combination tours blend the thrilling aerial views of a world-class helicopter tour with ATV excursions, river rafting expeditions, front-of-the-line admission to the world-famous Skywalk, and more.