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Hoover Dam Heli Tour

The Hoover Dam is one of the most impressive constructions in the United States, and it's even more impressive from the sky aboard a Papillon heli tour of the Hoover Dam! Check out this Hoover Dam tour aboard a sightseeing helicopter tour.

Lift off on an exhilarating helicopter flight that offers amazing views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River while visiting the Hoover Dam. This airborne adventure covers approximately 10 miles at the height of approximately 2,500 feet above Hoover Dam and the Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.

Excellent photo opportunities are possible from both sides of the helicopter and every seat is perfect for sightseeing. Enjoy in-flight headset narration describing notable points of interest and the surrounding area's history. The perfect addition to any Las Vegas Strip vacation!

Helicopter Tours of Hoover Dam Features

  • Amazing views of Hoover Dam and the O'Callaghan-Tillman Memorial Bridge
  • Additional aerial views of Lake Mead and the Colorado River and Boulder City
  • Enjoy 10 miles of air time on a flight 2,500 feet above the areas of interest
  • Fly over both the Nevada-side and the Arizona-side of the dam.

Planning a Helicopter Ride Over Hoover Dam

  • Flight Duration: Approximately 6 minutes

What to Bring on Your Hoover Dam View Flight

  • Bring your I.D. - All passengers booked on a tour must have government-issued forms of identification.
  • Be sure to book your tour as early in your trip as possible.
  • Water: You may bring a bottle of water, however, the bottle is not allowed to be opened in the aircraft.
  • Don’t forget your camera! Cameras and phones are allowed and encouraged, but please be aware that the use of “Selfie Sticks” and extending camera poles are strictly prohibited in and around the aircraft.
  • Not sure what to wear? Layered clothing is recommended from the months of March to September, and winter clothing should be worn from October to mid-March.


  • If assistance is required in boarding and disembarking, passengers must provide companion or attendant to do so.
  • Passenger must be able to use helicopter seat.
  • Only collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be stowed onboard due to space limitations.
  • Guests will be notified at time of check-in if space limitations will prevent their accessibility equipment from being brought onboard.
  • This tour is air-only with no landing at the canyon. Should your equipment need to be left at the terminal, it will be stored safely and waiting for you upon landing.
  • Guests must reach the Hoover Dam helicopter terminal 45 minutes before their flight time.

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