Helicopter Tours in Page AZ
Horseshoe Bend Air Tour
Get your camera ready to capture the serene beauty of Lake Powell, the engineering marvel of Glen Canyon Dam, and the curious curve of Horseshoe Bend with this one-of-a-kind helicopter tour.
Tower Butte Landing with Horseshoe Bend
Experience a thrilling landing atop Tower Butte combined with the views above Horseshoe Bend.
Top of the World and Antelope Canyon
This tour includes a thrilling helicopter flight to the summit of Tower Butte for 360-degree views of the surrounding desert scenery and Lake Powell, past Horseshoe Bend with stunning views and photo opportunities and the highlight of this adventure known around the world Antelope Canyon.
Tour by Airplane
Horseshoe Bend Flightseeing Tour
On this flight from Arizona, passengers will fly over stunning parts of Lake Powell's incredible 2,000 miles of shoreline. Guests also get an aerial view of Horseshoe Bend, a famously unusual curve in the Colorado River.
Visit from Las Vegas, Nevada
Antelope Canyon Expedition
Avoid the lines and crowds on this airplane adventure from Las Vegas to Page, Arizona. You'll visit awe-inspiring landmarks, including Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend. This is a fun and memorable experience you don't want to miss!
From Grand Canyon National Park
Canyon and River Adventures Tour
Experience the scenery from above and from below! First, get an aerial view of the Grand Canyon in one of our signature planes, followed by an exploration of the magnificent Antelope Canyon, and finally, relax on a motorized raft as you float the Colorado River between the walls of Glen Canyon.
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Lake Powell Tours in Page AZ
Lake Powell. America’s second largest reservoir, is located in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, a 1.25 million acre natural wonder that stretches for hundreds of miles from Lees Ferry in Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of southern Utah.
It is only a short drive from Page, Arizona and is about 135 miles from Flagstaff, Arizona, 200 miles from Grand Canyon’s South Rim, and 300 miles from Las Vegas, NV.
The canyon complex then became America’s second largest reservoir with the completion of the Glen Canyon Dam in 1963. The massive 710-feet high dam filled the serpentine network of canyons with 500 feet of water, creating 1,900 miles of shoreline.
The most direct way to get to the area is a flight to Page, AZ from Las Vegas aboard Papillon or Scenic Airlines. You can combine these flights with popular package tours to the most stunning destinations in the region such as Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon. a thrilling landing atop Tower Butte, or a flight over magnificent Rainbow Bridge. Rainbow Bridge, located in the magnificent Navajo Nation, is one of the world's highest natural bridges at 290 feet high and has an incredible 275 foot span.
View our full Lake Powell Destination Guide.
Tower Butte Helicopter Landing Tours
For a real adventure, try Papillon’s Tower Butte Landing tour.
This amazing experience, just nine miles northeast of Page, AZ, has you landing on a 5,287-foot sandstone monolith called Tower Butte that dominates over the landscape and offers 360-degree panoramic views of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Lake Powell, and Navajo Mountain.
If you are looking for the ultimate, unique adventure experience, this is it! Papillon is the only helicopter operator permitted to land atop Tower Butte.
Page, Arizona Tours FAQs
When is the best time to visit Lake Powell?
Conditions are ideal in Fall. In the Fall (September-October) visitors experience warm water and cooler temperatures. Summer (June- August) is the busiest time with long, warm days and even warmer water. Get current Lake Powell weather updates here.
What is the prettiest part of Lake Powell?
Padre Bay, the largest bay on Lake Powell, provides visitors with an amazing panorama of scenic monuments that is seven miles across and nine miles long.
How much time do I need to visit Lake Powell?
For a visit to Lake Powell, in order to experience all the region has to offer (water, land, canyon, and river excursions), you’ll need 3-5 days for an unrushed, rewarding travel experience.
Can you see Horseshoe Bend without hiking?
Yes, you can see Horseshoe Bend without walking the round trip hiking trail by taking a Horseshoe Bend Air tour.
Where is Horseshoe Bend?
Horseshoe Bend is located just five miles from the town of Page, Arizona, in northern Arizona.
How should I prepare for my visit to Antelope Canyon?
Page, Arizona is located deep in the desert, and the weather can often be unforgiving. When visiting Antelope Canyon and its surrounding outdoor destinations, it is important to stay hydrated and keep sunblock handy. The floor of the canyon is made of soft sand, which can be dangerous without proper footwear (closed-toed shoes, sneakers, or hiking boots are recommended). Guests are highly encouraged to take photos while inside the canyon, but tripods and selfie sticks are not permitted due to the restrictive size of some of the areas. Remember that Antelope Canyon belongs to the Navajo Nation, and guests must respect this area that we have been permitted to enter. Check out this Antelope Canyon guide for more information about visiting this treasured Southwest landmark.
From Page to Grand Canyon and Back
With Papillon, you can book a helicopter flight or an air tour and see the incredible natural landforms surrounding Page, AZ and the eastern Grand Canyon region.
Most travelers and tourists around the world are unfamiliar with the city of Page, Arizona, but are very familiar with the names of all the famous natural sights that surround the town.
Let Papillon introduce you to these magical Southwest destinations from our Page AZ tour base.
From this location, you can visit the Navajo Nation, hike the depths of Antelope Canyon, photograph the Colorado River's famous Horseshoe Bend, fly to the top of Tower Butte, and much more.
Antelope Canyon Tours
Antelope Canyon is the most popular and photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest.
Only 10 minutes east of Page, near the Arizona-Utah border, expect to be wowed by the winding canyon corridors, massive sandstone rooms, and photogenic beams of sunlight that radiate down to sandy desert bottoms.
This high-demand tourist destination is served by Papillon with our Antelope Canyon Air Tour.
This 30-mile long slot canyon complex belongs to the Navajo Nation. It is located on the south shore of Lake Powell and comprises four different sections. The name Antelope Canyon comes from the once plentiful prong horned antelope that used to roam the now barren and dry area.
In 1997, the Navajo Tribe made it a Navajo Tribal Park and now Antelope Canyon is the primary attraction of Lake Powell Navajo Tribal Park.
Antelope Canyon never disappoints with its beautiful geological formations and highly attractive lighting.
Let Papillon take you on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to visit Antelope Canyon!
Horseshoe Bend Tours
Page Arizona is also the jumping off point for Horseshoe Bend tours.
Horseshoe Bend, 270-degree bend in the Colorado River that offers photographers one of the most colorful and dramatic panorama’s in the world, is a very popular day tour in the region. The views from the Horseshoe Bend Overlook are famous for good reason!
You’ll join other hikers at a panoramic view of a 1000 foot overlook down into the Colorado River. The hike is about .6 miles one-way to the overlook.
Another fantastic way to see Horseshoe Bend (while avoiding the crowds) is from the sky on an airplane tour. The aerial view is simply unmatched to the view on the ground! Airplane tours over Horseshoe Bend are not just possible from Page, but are also offered out of Las Vegas daily.
There are also private Horseshoe Bend Flightseeing Tour that combine trips to Antelope Canyon and can also offer you a less-frequented vista over this photogenic panorama.