Hoover Dam Bus Tour

Enjoy luxury bus transportation from your Las Vegas hotel to the Hoover Dam, where you will be guided through its depths with time to explore the observation deck.

Bus Hoover Dam

(APPROXIMATELY)

4½ HOURS

STARTING AT

52

Hoover Dam Deluxe Bus & Heli Tour

Take a guided tour inside the Hoover Dam and learn about the history and inner-workings of the modern marvel. Afterwards see an aerial view of the magnificent structure (along with the Colorado River and Lake Mead) in a state-of-the-art helicopter.

Helicopter Bus Hoover Dam Meal

(APPROXIMATELY)

7 - 7½ HOURS

STARTING AT

139

Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour

Board a modern motorcoach any day of the week to see the most breathtaking views at Grand Canyon National Park.

Bus Stand on the Edge Meal

(APPROXIMATELY)

14 HOURS

STARTING AT

85

South Rim Motorcoach Tour with Helicopter

Our South Rim Bus Tour with Helicopter starts in Las Vegas and takes you on a bus and helicopter tour through the South Rim, and Dragon Corridor.

Bus Helicopter Stand on the Edge Meal

(APPROXIMATELY)

14 HOURS

STARTING AT

275

South Rim Motorcoach Tour With Hummer

Live your dream of visiting the Grand Canyon and hit the open road with our Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour.

Bus IMAX Meal Adventure tour

(APPROXIMATELY)

14 HOURS

STARTING AT

184

Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour

Climb aboard our state-of-the-art motorcoach for an incomparable sightseeing extravaganza to the Grand Canyon, a land form to put all other land forms to shame.

Bus Stand on the Edge Hoover Dam Meal

(APPROXIMATELY)

12 HOURS

STARTING AT

114

Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour with Skywalk

Our Grand Canyon West Bus tour with Skywalk is an excellent option for guests who desire to see Grand Canyon West and who would rather not travel entirely by air.

Bus Hoover Dam Skywalk Meal Stand on the Edge

(APPROXIMATELY)

12 HOURS

STARTING AT

139

West Rim Motorcoach with Helicopter and Boat

It’s a bit like a triathlon event of touring, but you don’t have to train to participate. You just have to be on time for pick-up from your Las Vegas hotel.

Bus Helicopter Hoover Dam Meal Land at the Bottom Stand on the Edge Water Adventure Tour

(APPROXIMATELY)

12 HOURS

STARTING AT

314

West Rim Motorcoach with Heli, Boat, and Skywalk

Grand Canyon West offers unique and exciting adventures you won’t find anywhere else and this is the day you get to experience all of them!

Bus Helicopter Hoover Dam Meal Skywalk Land at the Bottom Stand on the Edge Water Adventure Tour

(APPROXIMATELY)

12 HOURS

STARTING AT

339

Platinum South Rim Tour

Start your day right with an exciting adventure to Grand Canyon South in a customized luxury touring vehicle.

Sprinter Stand on the Edge Meal Adventure Tour

(APPROXIMATELY)

14 HOURS

STARTING AT

164

Platinum South Rim Tour With Helicopter

Travel like a VIP to the South Rim, where the canyon sights recognized around the world stretch to the horizon. The canyon gorges will unfold before you as you take off in a state-of-the-art helicopter for aerial views of this magnificent landform.

Sprinter Helicopter Stand on the Edge Meal

(APPROXIMATELY)

14 HOURS

STARTING AT

349

Platinum West Rim Tour

Travel in comfort to one of the Southwest’s most exciting venues in our luxurious, custom vehicles with a professional driver/guide.

Sprinter Stand on the Edge Meal Adventure Tour

(APPROXIMATELY)

12 HOURS

STARTING AT

199

Platinum West Rim Tour With Skywalk

Relax aboard a luxury sprinter vehicle and see the Hoover Dam en route to the Grand Canyon West. Here, guests will find a Wild West village, multiple canyon viewpoints, and the world-famous Skywalk Bridge, which lets guests stand a mile in the air over the canyon floor.

Sprinter Skywalk Stand on the Edge Meal

(APPROXIMATELY)

12 HOURS

STARTING AT

224

Platinum West Rim Tour with Heli and Boat

On the Platinum West Rim Tour with Helicopter and Boat, you will be able to see some of the most spectacular sights in this part of the country.

Sprinter Helicopter Land at the Bottom Meal Stand on the Edge Water

(APPROXIMATELY)

12 HOURS

STARTING AT

374

Platinum West Rim W/Heli, Boat & Skywalk

Enjoy a ride through the Mojave Desert on your way to the Grand Canyon West. There, a helicopter awaits to fly guests a mile down to the canyon floor. See the canyon from the bottom on a smooth boat ride down the Colorado River - then see its expanse from above, atop from the glass floor of the Skywalk Bridge.

Sprinter Helicopter Water Meal Skywalk

(APPROXIMATELY)

12 HOURS

STARTING AT

399

Lake View Heli Tour

Realize your dream of flight with our Lake View Helicopter Tour! This flight covers approximately five miles in the air and flies toward incredible Lake Mead, providing amazing views.

Helicopter

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3 MINUTES

STARTING AT

39

Hoover Dam Heli Tour

Lift off on an exciting helicopter flight that offers amazing views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Colorado River. This tour covers approximately 10 miles flying at 2,500 feet above Hoover Dam.

Helicopter

(APPROXIMATELY)

6 MINUTES

STARTING AT

69

Black Canyon Heli Tour

Guests and passersby at Hoover Dam Lodge have the opportunity to see Lake Mead and Hoover Dam by air aboard a state-of-the-art Papillon helicopter. Passengers will continue on down the Colorado River to Black Canyon.

Helicopter

(APPROXIMATELY)

10 MINUTES

STARTING AT

119

Golden Eagle Air Tour

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

Helicopter

(APPROXIMATELY)

3½ - 4 HOURS

STARTING AT

264

VIP Skywalk Express

Be a VIP and experience our express helicopter flight with Skywalk at Grand Canyon West. This helicopter tour flies over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Grand Canyon, before landing on the rim of the canyon where your express shuttle awaits.

Helicopter Skywalk Stand on the Edge

(APPROXIMATELY)

5 - 5½ HOURS

STARTING AT

429

Grand Celebration Tour

This helicopter tour provides stunning aerial views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and Grand Canyon West. Additionally, this tour lands at the bottom of the canyon on a private plateau overlooking the mighty Colorado River.

Helicopter Land at the Bottom Champagne Toast

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4 - 4½ HOURS

STARTING AT

349

Skywalk Getaway with Heli and Boat

This canyon experience brings together three of the most popular activities available at Grand Canyon West. Guests enjoy a helicopter tour from the Las Vegas area over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead before descending to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.

Helicopter Skywalk Land at the Bottom Stand on the Edge Water Adventure Tour

(APPROXIMATELY)

6½ - 7 HOURS

STARTING AT

634

Grand Celebration and Eldorado Canyon

There's no better way to see the Grand Canyon's majestic West Rim than by air, so board a helicopter and be prepared for an amazing experience.

Helicopter Land at the Bottom ATV Champagne Toast Baja Jeep Adventure Tour

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8 HOURS

STARTING AT

554

Grand Canyon Explorer and Eldorado Adventure

Take in the sights above Grand Canyon West before making your way by helicopter to Eldorado Canyon. Explore a real gold mine and take off on a thrilling ATV or Jeep excursion–an all-around adventure!

Helicopter ATV Baja Jeep Adventure Tour

(APPROXIMATELY)

8 HOURS

STARTING AT

484

Grand Celebration with Black Canyon River Raft

This Grand Canyon helicopter tour starts from Las Vegas and soars to the Grand Canyon West for a landing at the bottom and a river raft tour.

Helicopter Hoover Dam Land at the Bottom Champagne Toast Water Adventure Tour

(APPROXIMATELY)

10 HOURS

STARTING AT

474

Golden Eagle with Vegas Strip

This Grand Canyon helicopter tour features limo transport from your hotel before taking off over the West Rim and includes a flight across the Las Vegas Strip.

Helicopter Limo

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3 - 3½ HOURS

STARTING AT

309

Grand Celebration with Las Vegas Strip

Enjoy incredible aerial views of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead on your way to the Grand Canyon. Land at the bottom of Grand Canyon West and enjoy a champagne picnic with time to explore.

Helicopter Limo Land at the Bottom Champagne Toast

(APPROXIMATELY)

3½ - 4 HOURS

STARTING AT

389

Grand Canyon North Air Ground Tour

Escape the crowds and visit an exclusive and visually stunning region of Grand Canyon. Accessible to few, this tour includes an ATV adventure to the northern edge of the canyon near Bar 10 Ranch.

Airplane ATV Polaris Ranger Meal

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7½ - 8 HOURS

STARTING AT

335

Grand Canyon Connoisseur

Fly to the South Rim of the canyon and tour Grand Canyon National Park’s most notable viewpoints – Bright Angel Point and Mather Point.

Airplane Stand on the Edge Meal

(APPROXIMATELY)

9½ HOURS

STARTING AT

325

Grand Connoisseur with Helicopter

The Grand Canyon Connoisseur with Helicopter Tour is an all day adventure. It begins with shuttle transfers from your Las Vegas hotel to the Boulder Terminal. Board a fixed-wing airplane and enjoy views of the famed Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the winding Colorado River.

Helicopter Airplane Stand on the Edge Meal

(APPROXIMATELY)

9½ HOURS

STARTING AT

495

Grand Canyon Connoisseur with Hummer

See the Grand Canyon from the sky on a deluxe airplane tour, then visit the most popular viewpoints on the ground aboard a customized Hummer tour!

Adventure Tour Airplane Stand on the Edge Meal

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9½ HOURS

STARTING AT

380

Antelope Canyon Expedition

Discover the mystical sandstone walls deep within the world-famous Antelope Canyon.

Airplane Meal Adventure tour

(APPROXIMATELY)

10 - 11 HOURS

STARTING AT

480

Highlights Air Tour

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

Airplane

(APPROXIMATELY)

4 HOURS

STARTING AT

140

Indian Country Adventure

Fly to Grand Canyon West and explore the breathtaking viewpoints at Eagle Point and Guano Point.

Airplane Stand on the Edge Meal

(APPROXIMATELY)

7 HOURS

STARTING AT

240

Indian Country With Skywalk

Take a stroll 4,000 feet in the air on the Skywalk, surrounded by nothing but glass, steel, and Canyon stone. Then, pay a visit to a local Native American village and find authentic artifacts and art.

Airplane Skywalk Stand on the Edge Meal

(APPROXIMATELY)

7 HOURS

STARTING AT

265

Grand Voyager

Grand Voyager guests receive one of the most comprehensive Grand Canyon experiences available. Experience Grand Canyon West by ground, helicopter and boat!

Helicopter Airplane Land at the Bottom Meal Stand on the Edge Water Adventure Tour

(APPROXIMATELY)

7 HOURS

STARTING AT

440

Grand Voyager Expedition & Skywalk

Enjoy the comprehensive Grand Canyon experience only offered by the Grand Voyager tour, and add the world famous Skywalk to your itinerary.

Helicopter Airplane Skywalk Meal Land at the Bottom Stand on the Edge Water Adventure Tour

(APPROXIMATELY)

7 HOURS

STARTING AT

465

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Length of Day Trips to Grand Canyon

Las Vegas is central to numerous world-renowned destinations and national landmarks. In just a few short hours, travelers can explore the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Mojave Desert, Colorado River, Lake Mead, and more famous landscapes.

Quick Day Trips: 1 to 4 Hours

Not too short, not too long, Papillon's 1 to 4-hour day trips are the perfect balance of our Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon tours. These quick day trips are a great fit for Las Vegas guests who are pressed for time but still desire to see as much of the Grand Canyon as possible.

Hop aboard one of our state-of-the-art airplanes or helicopters to take in the inspiring aerial views of the Grand Canyon West Rim. These helicopter and airplane tours provide stunning aerial views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Grand Canyon West. Additionally, select helicopter tours will touch down at a private landing site on the canyon floor overlooking the mighty Colorado River. Guests can enjoy a champagne and light picnic and exclusive exploration time before reboarding their sightseeing aircraft.

Half-Day Trips: 5 to 10 Hours

In just 5 to 10 hours, get the all-inclusive Southwestern experience. Half-day trips to the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas are the perfect fit for vacationers wanting a truly comprehensive tour of the Southwest.

These all-inclusive sightseeing tours aren't just limited to flight. In addition to breathtaking aerial views aboard one of our state-of-the-art helicopters or airplanes, half-day tours often include boat cruises, ATV adventures, gold mine explorations, and more.

Half-day tours from Las Vegas embark on explorations of multiple world-famous destinations.

  • Grand Canyon West Rim: Soar from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon's magnificent West Rim. Aboard half-day helicopter and airplane tours, guests can stroll across the glass-bottomed Grand Canyon Skywalk, pay a visit to the local Native American village, explore breathtaking viewpoints like Eagle Point and Guano Point, and touch down at an exclusive landing site on the canyon's floor. For an adventure tour upgrade, tack on a memorable boat cruise along the Colorado River too.
  • Grand Canyon South Rim: Discover the widest and deepest parts of Grand Canyon National Park on an airplane tour of the South Rim. Whether on the ground or in the sky, this rim of the canyon is full of breathtaking sights. For some added adventure, upgrade your South Rim airplane tour to also include an exhilarating helicopter flight over the National Park or a hummer excursion to some of the South Rim's breathtaking lookouts. Many of these national park tours can even include renowned viewpoints like Bright Angel Point and Mather Point as well as exploration time at local shops and antique buildings.
  • Grand Canyon North: Escape the crowds and explore the raw beauty of this remote section of the canyon. The quieter, less commercialized side of the Grand Canyon is ideal for explorers who want to ditch the tourist traps and venture off the beaten path. This tour includes an airplane flight over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River before disembarking for an ATV adventure near Bar 10 Ranch on the most northern side of the canyon.

Full-Day Trips: 10 to 14 Hours

Fully immerse yourself in the wonders of the Southwestern desert with full-day trips from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon. These 10 to 14-hour excursions are perfect for the traveler who wants ample time to soak in the sights of some of the world's most mesmerizing landscapes.

All full-day trips from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon include complimentary hotel pick-up, professional drivers and tour guides, and a light lunch. Bus tours from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon South or West Rim board a state-of-the-art motorcoach complete with multiple televisions, windows for sightseeing, an onboard restroom, air conditioning, and personal climate control. For the adventurous soul, get off the beaten path and explore the mesmerizing Antelope Canyon or embark on a thrilling whitewater rafting adventure through the Colorado River.

These world-class day tours set out to explore four destinations from Las Vegas:

  • Grand Canyon West Rim: Climb aboard our state-of-the-art motorcoach for an incomparable sightseeing extravaganza. Full-day tours to Grand Canyon West Rim include stunning views of the Mojave Desert and 900-year-old Joshua Tree Forest, photo opportunities at the historic Hoover Dam, and stops at the most famous West Rim lookouts. Upgrade your immersive experiences with a 3-in-1 adventure. Walk along the world-famous glass Skywalk at Grand Canyon, take a helicopter flight from the West Rim all the way down to its floor, and board a pontoon boat to cruise along the Colorado River.
  • Grand Canyon National Park: Board a luxury motorcoach any day of the week to see the most breathtaking views the Grand Canyon South & North Rims have to offer. These daylong excursions includes stunning sights of the Mojave Desert, a chance to stretch your legs in Kingman, Arizona and a cruise along historic Route 66, all before you reach the Grand Canyon! For some added excitement, upgrade your bus tour to include one of the other exciting South Rim activities:
    • Embark on a helicopter flight over the deepest and widest parts of the canyon at Dragon Corridor in a state-of-the-art sightseeing helicopter.
    • Hop on a luxury Hummer to explore some of the most popular lookout points by ground. Stops may include Duck on a Rock, Yavapai Point, and Moran Point.
    Each daylong South Rim bus tour will include lunch and scenic views that you'll never forget
  • Antelope Canyon: Discover the mystical sandstone walls deep within the famous Antelope Canyon. Aboard this thrilling airplane day tour, you'll soar over Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, and Glen Canyon before reaching the Colorado River snaking through the canyon. Hike up to the scenic overlook of the Colorado River, Horseshoe Bend. After the breathtaking view, grab some lunch at a local restaurant before wandering into the depths of Antelope Canyon's rippling stone walls.
  • Colorado River: Want to pair an exhilarating helicopter ride with an exciting day on the water? Papillon has you covered. We offer multiple daylong adventure tours from Las Vegas to the Colorado River. Get your adrenaline pumping on a thrilling 40-mile whitewater rafting adventure. On this tour, a certified guide will expertly navigate you through the class 4 to 7 rapids of the Colorado River. You'll explore hidden canyons, enjoy a picnic lunch, and hike up to the awe-inspiring Travertine Cavern Falls. Upon reaching the final destination of the Grand Canyon West Rim, a helicopter will swoop you up and ascend 4,000 feet to the canyon's rim. Interested in a more laid-back Colorado River excursion? Opt for a helicopter tour from Las Vegas to the West Rim. Upon arrival, your helicopter will descend 4,000 feet to the canyon floor. Enjoy a light breakfast on a private plateau of the Grand Canyon before soaring back to the Boulder City Terminal. From there, you'll hop on a shuttle to the base of the Hoover Dam and the Colorado River. Enjoy an 11-mile smooth water float trip through the Black Canyon aboard a motorized raft. Float, swim, relax, and enjoy the spectacular canyon views.

Multi-Day Tours to the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas

Elevate your Southwestern adventure with a 2-day/1-night excursion at Bar 10 Ranch in the Grand Canyon North. This multi-day extravaganza will begin with an airplane flight soaring over the Mojave Desert to the north canyon. Then embark on an off-roading trek through Lake Mead Recreation Area and Whitmore Canyon. From there, explore the remote canyons on a horseback trail ride and wrap up the day with an evening campfire dinner. After a night sleeping under the desert stars, enjoy breakfast and a morning of outdoor recreation before boarding your return flight home.

Multi-day tours from Las Vegas are sure to be invigorating experiences that you'll never forget.

Day Tours from Las Vegas FAQs


Where Can I Go Outside of Las Vegas?
  • Las Vegas is surrounded by some of the most breathtaking landscapes and national landmarks in the country. A few of the most renowned outdoor destinations near Las Vegas include:

What are the best day trips from Las Vegas?
  • Papillon offers a number of incredible sightseeing tours from Las Vegas. Helicopter tours, airplane tours, bus tours, and adventure tours run daily from Las Vegas to the scenic destinations. 

    From the 10-minute helicopter tour over the Las Vegas Strip to the full-day rafting adventure across the Colorado River. Papillon offers day trips for every budget, timeline, and personal preference. A few of the most popular day tours include:

    • Grand Canyon National Park Helicopter Tour
    • Skywalk at the Grand Canyon West Rim
    • Guided Bus Tour of the Hoover Dam
    • ATV Ride Through Eldorado Canyon
    • Horseback Riding & Hiking at Bar 10 Ranch
    • Whitewater Rafting the Colorado River
What time do day tours from Las Vegas depart?
  • Most tours and flights have many departures ranging from early morning to late afternoon and evening.