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Las Vegas

A Grand Canyon helicopter tour flies over the nearby Lake Mead en route to the park.
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Golden Eagle Air Tour

The perfect helicopter tour for Las Vegas guests who are pressed for time and wish to see as much of the Grand Canyon as possible. This tour includes aerial views of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead as well as the spectacular Grand Canyon.

starting from
$399.00
$519.00
per/person
a small red and white airplane soars over a stone gorge of the grand canyon national park
Popular Tour

Highlights Over Grand Canyon Tour

Hop aboard one of our luxurious airplanes - specifically designed for sightseeing - and take in inspiring aerial views of Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, The Colorado River, and Grand Canyon West.

starting from
$244.00
per/person
aerial view of people walking on the grand canyon skywalk
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Grand Canyon Experience

Fly from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon West aboard a sightseeing airplane and explore the breathtaking viewpoints at Eagle Point and Guano Point. A fantastic Vegas day trip!

starting from
$349.00
$454.00
per/person
white and red papillon airplane flys over the grand canyon
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Grand Canyon Deluxe with Hummer

Fly from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon National Park on an airplane tour for a full-day sightseeing excursion. This adventure tour includes unforgettable aerial views as well as stops to several famous lookout points aboard an open-air Hummer.

starting from
$619.00
$709.00
per/person

Grand Canyon National Park

A red and white airplane flies over the Grand Canyon in a clear sky.

Grand Discovery Air Tour

This airplane tour showcases the most incredible sights of the Grand Canyon's South and East Rims. You'll see impressive aerial views of ancient rock formations, the Kaibab Forest, and the Colorado River between the canyon walls.

starting from
$179.00
per/person
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
$299.00
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
$449.00
per/person

Antelope Canyon / Lake Powell

A Papillon Helicopter flying above Lake Powell.

Horseshoe Bend Air Tour

Get your camera ready to capture the serene beauty of Lake Powell and the world-famous twist in the Colorado River called Horseshoe Bend aboard this one-of-a-kind helicopter tour!

starting from
$199.00
per/person
Panoramic view from the edge of Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend Flightseeing Tour

This Page AZ helicopter tour offers passengers aerial views of the sparkling waters of Lake Powell and its 2,000 miles of shoreline. You'll also see Horseshoe Bend, the famous near-circular twist in the Colorado River.

starting from
$184.00
per/person

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At Papillon, we want each and every one of our guests to enjoy a comfortable and carefree sightseeing experience. If you or a member of your party require special accommodation or are concerned about wheelchair accessibility, see the guide below for information that can help you plan your trip. Please contact our reservations department to learn more about how we can accommodate you and to discuss options for transportation to our terminal.

Equipment

Airplane

Both our Twin Otter and Cessna Caravan aircraft provide enough space in the baggage compartment to store wheelchairs and other mobility equipment. Motorized wheelchairs can be stored if space allows; however collapsible wheelchairs are recommended when possible. For loading purposes, please relay to staff if your motorized wheelchair uses a wet or dry battery at time of booking. Passengers will be informed at check-in if space limitations prohibit the transportation of their wheelchair. Passengers requiring boarding assistance must have a companion present to help. For passenger safety, our staff cannot assist in boarding or disembarking an aircraft unless in case of emergency. Passengers must be able to use airplane seat during flight.

Helicopter

Our helicopters can stow collapsible wheelchairs with detachable wheels and other compact mobility equipment. Motorized wheelchairs are not permitted onboard the helicopters. Be advised that for passenger safety, our staff cannot assist in boarding or disembarking an aircraft except in cases of emergency. Passengers must be able to use aircraft seat during flight.

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Terminals

Each of our terminals are fully prepared to accommodate guests requiring extra assistance, wheelchairs, and other mobility equipment. All locations are furnished with a paved entryway and boarding area, ample space in our lounges and seating areas, ramps, and accessible restrooms. Our terminals in Boulder City, Grand Canyon West, and Grand Canyon South, the locations of our most popular tours, are equipped with either a lift or a boarding ramp for easy entry and disembarking of the aircraft.

Grand Canyon Tour Accessibility FAQs

Can your helicopters hold wheelchairs?

  • Yes, our helicopters can stow collapsible wheelchairs with detachable wheels and other compact mobility equipment. Motorized wheelchairs are not permitted onboard. We advise that passengers requiring wheelchairs call our reservations department at 702-736-7243 before their tour, as some flights may have space available for storage while others may not.

Do you allow service animals on the aircraft during Grand Canyon tours?

  • We make every effort to provide transportation for service animals on our flights. The service animal must have paper certification and a harness, and must be able to fit in a proper kennel under the seat which is limited in space. (8 inches high and 14 inches wide). Service animals may be accommodated based on space availability, size of the service animal, or passenger capacity. Please reach out to our reservations department before booking your Grand Canyon tour at 702-736-7243 for more information about accommodating your service animal. It is important that we are aware of your animal in advance so our pilots and crew can properly prepare. 

    Comfort animals or pets are not permitted aboard the aircraft and are not allowed at the Grand Canyon West Rim. 

Can I take a tour if I’m pregnant?

  • Yes, you can enjoy a Grand Canyon tour while pregnant; however we highly recommend consulting with your doctor before booking. We also advise you to call our reservations team at 702-736-7243 so we can prepare any necessary accomodations in advance.

Can we bring an oxygen tank in your helicopter?

  • No oxygen tanks are permitted inside any aircraft, whether helicopters or airplanes. Oxygen concentrators can be accommodated as long as the FAA approval is displayed on the bottom of it.

If I’m on crutches, can I take the crutches with me on the aircraft?

  • Yes, our aircraft can store crutches during your flight. Be advised that the terrain at the Grand Canyon West is rugged and slightly rocky, whereas the walkways and paths are mostly paved at the Grand Canyon National Park.

Can I bring a cane with me on the aircraft?

  • Yes, you can! Our passengers requiring the use of a cane may bring theirs with them during their flight to the Grand Canyon. We advise that you call our reservations department ahead of time at 702-736-7243 so that our team can ask any additional questions to prepare for your reservation. 

Are there stairs to reach the doors of the helicopter or airplane?

  • There are stairs used to board the aircraft: the helicopter has two steps approximately 18 inches high to reach the door. The Twin Otter airplane uses a staircase containing seven steps and the Cessna Caravan's staircase is 5 steps. If stairs affect your mobility, please reach out to our reservations department at 702-736-7243 in advance so we can make all accommodations possible for your tour.

Can your shuttle transportation accommodate wheelchairs?

  • Our shuttles do not have a lift to raise wheelchairs into the vehicle. Passengers using wheelchairs are advised to arrange a rental car or rideshare to reach our air terminal.