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Soar into adventure on a Grand Canyon helicopter tour

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours

Although there are many ways to see the Grand Canyon in all its glory, few will take your breath away like the spectacular aerial view aboard a Papillon Grand Canyon helicopter tour.

There's a reason people have chosen Papillon's premium Grand Canyon tours for over 50 years. From state-of-the-art aircraft to top-rated service, we provide flights that cannot be matched. With a Papillon helicopter tour, you can expect safety, comfort, great service, and the sightseeing experience of a lifetime.

Read on to discover your perfect Grand Canyon helicopter tour today.

A rainbow helicopter flies over the Grand Canyon and Colorado River.

North Canyon Tour

Fly over the widest and deepest parts of the South Rim on this Grand Canyon helicopter tour - you'll see towering rock formations, the lush Kaibab Forest, and the Colorado River from above!

starting from
$239.00
per/person
A helicopter tour seen mid-flight over the Grand Canyon

Imperial with EcoStar

This Grand Canyon helicopter tour flies over the deepest and widest sections of the national park, for aerial views of 1.7 million-year-old stone! You'll also see the Kaibab Forest, the Colorado River, and tons of unique rock formations.

starting from
$364.00
per/person

North Canyon Tour with Hummer Excursion

This Grand Canyon adventure begins with a helicopter tour over the deepest and widest regions of the South Rim, and includes ground transport to multiple scenic lookout points aboard an open-air Hummer vehicle.

starting from
$349.00
per/person
Rainbow livery Grand Canyon Tour helicopter

North Canyon Family Flight

This Grand Canyon helicopter tour shows you aerial views of the deepest and widest parts of the South Rim, as well as the Colorado River, the Kaibab Forest, and plenty of unique rock formations. The perfect family adventure!

starting from
$341.00
per/person
with 4 person group
a red helicopter lands at the grand canyon air terminal after a tour over the South Rim

Imperial Air Tour on Eco Family Flight

Explore the North and East Rims of the Grand Canyon on a helicopter tour offering 180-degree views and aerial sights of the deepest and widest parts of the park. Recommend for groups of 4+.

starting from
$528.50
per/person
with 4 person group
Available on
Demand!

Imperial Air Tour

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.

Grand Canyon Antelope Canyon Horseshoe Bend
Available on
Demand!

Grand Canyon with Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend

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.

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FAQs About Helicopter Grand Canyon Tours

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?

 

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 Departing Daily: 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.

H3: Which Helicopter Grand Canyon Tour is Closest

The Grand Canyon National Park is just a little under 2.5 hours from Las Vegas via airplane, and is accessible via our airplane tours. At the National Park, also called the Grand Canyon South Rim, you can enjoy a helicopter ride over the deepest and widest canyon gorges, and see aerial views of the North Rim, the Colorado River, and the Kaibab Forest.

The Grand Canyon West Rim is over an hour flight from Las Vegas via helicopter. This is the only region of the Grand Canyon where helicopter landings on the very bottom are possible. The West Rim is also home to the Skywalk Bridge and several truly unique vantage points like Eagle Point and Guano Point.

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, and more.