A Grand Canyon helicopter tour flies over the nearby Lake Mead en route to the park.
Starting at $449.00Per Person

Golden Eagle Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

Do you have only a few free hours in your Las Vegas vacation and want to experience the Grand Canyon like a VIP? If so, Papillon’s Golden Eagle Helicopter Tour over the Grand Canyon West Rim is perfect for you! You’ll depart from our private heliport in Boulder City, near Las Vegas, and soar aboard a sightseeing helicopter to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon.

  • Departing From: Las Vegas
  • Destination: Grand Canyon West
  • Duration: Approximately 3½-4 hours from hotel to hotel
  • Product Code: pbw-1

The Golden Eagle Helicopter Tour gets you to the Grand Canyon quickly and in style! You’ll board a safe and comfortable sightseeing helicopter and, en-route to the Grand Canyon, soar over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Colorado River, Mojave Desert, and more before reaching the spectacular Grand Canyon West. At the Grand Canyon, you’ll fly over famous landmarks like the Grand Canyon Skywalk and beautiful lookout points such as Guano Point and Eagle Point. Bring your cameras, because the views are amazing!

Music and multilingual tour narration will entertain and educate you throughout the Golden Eagle Helicopter Tour flight. After your scenic return flight, check in at the terminal transportation desk to hop on a shuttle back to select Las Vegas hotels.

This Tour is Available as a Gift Certficate!

Optional Golden Eagle Helicopter Tour Upgrades

* Upgrade options are available for selection during checkout

Make Aircraft Private

Book a private helicopter to fly over the Grand Canyon! Marvel at the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the surrounding desert, and the majesty and mystery of the Grand Canyon's West Rim aboard your exclusive private helicopter, which seats up to 6 passengers per aircraft. It's all yours to enjoy from the comfort of the Airbus ECO-Star EC-130 helicopter with its stadium seating and unobstructed 180-degree views.

A red helicopter flying over the Grand Canyon.

Add Las Vegas Strip

Add a Las Vegas Strip flyover to your Golden Eagle Air Tour for the ultimate Las Vegas helicopter tour adventure!

A helicopter pilot smiling while flying over the Las Vegas Strip.

Make Aircraft Private with Las Vegas Strip

Along with a private helicopter, which seats up to 6 passengers per aircraft, enjoy a flight over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip on your return.

Two female guests taking a selfie inside the cabin of the helicopter during a flight.

Request a Front Seat on your Helicopter Tour

Seating Diagram of Airbus H130
Airbus H130 "Ecostar"

Fly first class and experience the pilot's point of view with a front seat upgrade for only $50 per person! While every seat aboard our helicopters provide incredible views, the front seats offers a panoramic perspective and unobstructed photo opportunities.

All passengers are free to request a front seat upgrade, although availability is limited. Front seat upgrades are not guaranteed, but are assigned once the passenger check-in process is complete and seating aboard the helicopter is determined. If your request for an upgrade is confirmed, payment will be processed at the check-in counter prior to departure.

Charge to Request: Free
Charge if Confirmed: $50

Golden Eagle Helicopter Tour FAQ

What are the time duration and total flight time of the Golden Eagle Helicopter tour?

The round-trip flight duration from Papillon’s Boulder City heliport to the Grand Canyon West Rim is approximately 70 minutes. The total tour duration of the Golden Eagle Helicopter Tour is about 3.5 - 4 hours.

What type of helicopter is flown during the Golden Eagle Helicopter Tour?

Papillon operates the Airbus ECO-Star EC-130, the safest and most comfortable tourism helicopter. The Eco-Star offers outstanding visibility, luxurious seating, and superior passenger comfort and includes a Bose headset offering Grand Canyon tour narration in several languages.

What languages are the Golden Eagle Helicopter Tour narrations offered in?

The Golden Eagle Helicopter Tour narration is offered in English, Chinese - Mandarin & Cantonese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish.