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An aerial view of Guano Point, a famous rock formation at the Grand Canyon West Rim
Starting at $169.00Per Person

Flight of the Condor

Discover the West Rim aboard a Grand Canyon airplane tour, then explore the various attractions and lookout points from the ground, with complimentary shuttle service.

  • Departing From: Grand Canyon West
  • Destination: Grand Canyon West
  • Duration: Approximately 20 minutes
  • Product Code: GWW-1

Planning to visit Grand Canyon West? In addition to the stunning vistas along the West Rim, you can also experience an unforgettable flight over the canyon’s extraordinary landmarks! This air tour departs from the Grand Canyon West air terminal just a short distance from the rim. Once airborne, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views from above Eagle Point (including the world-famous Skywalk glass bridge), Guano Point, and other fantastic rock formations. In-flight headset narration will provide interesting facts and the history of the Grand Canyon during your tour.

Your adventure continues with a ground tour of Grand Canyon West via shuttle bus. Your first stop is to Hualapai Ranch, a cowboy town complete with Old West gunfights and lasso lessons. Journey to Eagle Point and marvel at the enormous eagle-shaped rock formation. See Native American dwellings from several tribes and enjoy cultural music and dancing here, as well. From there, you’ll proceed to Guano Point for 360-degree views of the massive stone walls of the canyon. This tour is the perfect way to see everything the West Rim has to offer!

Optional Flight of the Condor Upgrades

* Upgrade options are available for selection during checkout

Add General Admission Entry

Enjoy complimentary shuttle service to the most famous lookout points including Eagle Point and Guano Point, the Skywalk Bridge, and Hualapai Point - an exciting Native American cultural center with dining and shopping options.

mine at guano point during sunset at grand canyon west rim

Add Skywalk

Add entrance onto the Grand Canyon Skywalk and experience standing quite literally in the air over the Grand Canyon West atop this world-famous glass-bottomed bridge! You'll get a truly unique vantage point of the canyon floor, canyon walls, and Eagle Point.

visitors to the Grand Canyon West Rim stand atop the Skywalk bridge

Add Meal

Fuel up for more adventure at the West Rim! Include a meal wristband for a quick lunch stop at one of the delicious eateries located within the Grand Canyon West. Note that a meal purchase excludes the Grand Canyon West restaurants.

people on grand canyon west tours eat lunch on picnic benches at the edge of the canyon

Add Meal & Skywalk

Purchase a Grand Canyon Skywalk ticket and meal wristband, which offers a grab-and-go meal at various eating establishments at Grand Canyon West. The meal purchase excludes the Grand Canyon West restaurants.

the exterior of the skywalk bridge at the grand canyon west rim

Flight of the Condor FAQs

What is the flight duration for the Flight of the Condor Grand Canyon airplane tour?

The Flight of the Condor tour departs and lands at the Grand Canyon West Rim airport and lasts approximately 20 minutes.

What part of the Grand Canyon is the closest for a day trip from Las Vegas?

The West Rim is the closest rim to Las Vegas. It is located about 130 miles from the heart of Las Vegas. On average, the drive takes approximately two and a half hours.

Can you do a day trip from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon?

Yes, you can do a day trip from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon! This popular excursion allows visitors to experience some of the most stunning sights in the American Southwest. From Las Vegas, you can drive to the West Rim or Grand Canyon National Park along the picturesque Route 66. During the journey, you'll have plenty of opportunities to take in the scenery, capture stunning photos and make wonderful memories. Once you reach the Grand Canyon, you'll be able to spend several hours exploring its many viewpoints and trails before making your way back to Las Vegas in time for dinner! A day trip from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon is even easier when you take a Grand Canyon helicopter tour with Papillon or a Grand Canyon flight.

How much does the Grand Canyon Skywalk cost?

The Grand Canyon Skywalk, located at the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, cost a total of $30 million to construct. Designed by the Hualapai Tribe and built by an engineering team led by Beckett & Raeder Inc., the glass-bottom platform is made up of 1.5-inch-thick panels and can hold up to 120 people at once. While access to the skywalk is included in general admission to the Grand Canyon West Rim, visitors must pay an additional fee if they wish to walk on the glass platform. Visitors are also encouraged to take photos from the Skywalk and purchase souvenirs from a nearby gift shop.

How long does it take to do the Grand Canyon Skywalk?

The Grand Canyon Skywalk typically takes around 1-2 hours to complete, depending on the size of your group. Located on the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, it is a great way to experience stunning views of the area. The glass bridge extends 70 feet beyond the canyon's edge and offers 360-degree views across one of nature’s most majestic landscapes.