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A helicopter provides transportation from the rim at Grand Canyon West down to the riverside boat dock.
Starting at $289.00Per Person

Over the Edge Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour & Boat with West Rim Entry

Aboard this West Rim Grand Canyon helicopter tour, you’ll land at the bottom of the canyon and then float between the massive stone walls on a smooth water pontoon boat ride on the Colorado River.

  • Departing From: Grand Canyon West
  • Destination: Grand Canyon West
  • Duration: Approximately 1 hour
  • Product Code: PWW-5

Papillon's Over the Edge Helicopter & Boat is one of our most amazing Grand Canyon experiences! This tour includes a helicopter landing on the floor of Grand Canyon West, which is the only area of the canyon where this can be done. Experience Papillon's remote landing spot on a beautiful bluff overlooking the Colorado River. You can explore the desert scenery while taking the time to photograph the nature surrounding your landing site.

Next, you'll take a short and scenic walk to the bank of the Colorado River for a smooth water pontoon boat ride down the Colorado River. This peaceful river trip offers a magnificent vantage point of the towering and colorful thousand-foot walls rising on either side of you!

After your refreshing journey down this famous river, you'll board another helicopter flight to the West Rim's surface. Once back at the West Rim entrance, passengers will have their choice to purchase one of several entrance passes, including the Grand Canyon Skywalk, available for purchase to explore all the beauty that Grand Canyon West offers.

Optional Over the Edge Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour & Boat with West Rim Entry 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.

People standing on the glass bottom Skywalk Bridge over looking Grand Canyon landscape.

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 sitting at Grand Canyon West picnic

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 entrance of the building that leads to the Skywalk Bridge.

Over the Edge Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour & Boat with West Rim Entry FAQs

What is the Grand Canyon Skywalk, and what kind of Skywalk access is part of this tour package?

The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a glass bridge that extends 70 feet into the middle of the canyon gorge. You can look through the glass bottom and see the canyon floor 4,000 feet below you. Guests can add Skywalk admission to this package.

What is the flight duration (each way) of the Over the Edge Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour & Boat with West Rim Entry tour?

The flight duration for the Over the Edge Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour is about 5-7 minutes each way as your helicopter descends from the top of the West Rim more than 4,000 feet to the Grand Canyon floor.

Where is the Grand Canyon West Rim located, and what are the highlights when visiting this part of the Grand Canyon?

Grand Canyon West Rim is a 2-hour drive or 35-45 minute flight from Las Vegas. The Grand Canyon West Rim is owned and operated by the Hualapai Indian Tribe. This region is the home of breathtaking lookout points such as Eagle Point and Guano Point, the Grand Canyon Skywalk, and an authentic Native American Village. The West Rim is the only part of the park where you can land on the bottom of the Grand Canyon aboard a Papillon helicopter or enjoy a pontoon raft tour on the Colorado River.