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Tour Description

Embark on an adventure that encompasses both natural beauty and historical significance. Start with a helicopter flight to the Grand Canyon West Rim, with sights of the Mojave Desert, Hoover Dam, and Lake Mead along the way. Upon arriving at Grand Canyon West, your helicopter will descend 4,000 feet to the canyon floor and land near the Colorado River. Enjoy the scenary with many photo opportunities as well as a light picnic. After the Grand Canyon experience, you'll travel to Eldorado Canyon for a fully-guided tour of the Techatticup Mine.

While you venture through the mine, you'll learn about the miners who traveled to this area during Nevada's biggest mining boom. After learning about the site's historical significance, you'll tour the desert landscape on a Baja Jeep or ATV. Return to Las Vegas after an adventure-filled day in the beautiful and historic Grand Canyon and Eldorado Canyon.

Eldorado Outdoor Excursion:

ATV – Experience the exhilaration of riding an ATV through the desert landscape of Eldorado Canyon and get up-close-and-personal with its rugged natural beauty. Boots or sturdy shoes are required (no open-toed shoes, sandals, high heels or flip-flops are permitted). ATV riders must be a minimum of 16 years of age with a valid driver’s license. One person is permitted per ATV.

Baja Jeep – Board your customized Baja Jeep driven by a trained guide and buckle in for an off-road excursion through Eldorado Canyon’s scenic overlooks and historic mine shafts. This option is best for visitors seeking adventure with minimal physical demands. Riders in the Baja Jeep must be 6 years old or older.

All participants under 18 years of age must have a parent/guardian present and must complete a Participant Agreement/Acknowledgement of Risk Form.

What's Included:

  • Hotel pick-up
  • Narrated helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon
  • Views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Grapevine Mesa
  • Descend 4,000 feet to the floor of the canyon
  • Champagne and light picnic
  • Your choice of a Baja Jeep or ATV excursion
  • All safety gear included

What To Bring:

  • 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.

Important Information

Tour Duration

Approximately 8 hours hotel-to-hotel

Flight Duration

Approximately 70 minutes

Time spent at Grand Canyon

Approximately 30 minutes

Time spent at Eldorado Canyon

Approximately 3-3.5 hours

Hotel Pick-Up

Passengers are picked up from most major Las Vegas hotels.


Check-in at our state of the art terminal in Boulder City. Please make sure you bring government-issued photo identification.


Witness spectacular views of the volcanic Black Mountains, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Grapevine Mesa before crossing the Grand Wash Cliffs into the Grand Canyon.


Touch down and disembark at our exclusive landing site 4,000 feet below the rim of the Grand Canyon.


Enjoy a light picnic and time to explore the surrounding area for approximately 30 minutes.

Helicopter Flight to Eldorado Canyon

Upon landing in Eldorado Canyon, meet your Awesome Adventures tour guide and begin an exciting guided tour through the historical Techatticup Gold Mine. Explore an authentic ghost town just outside the mine and learn true stories of Indian renegades.

Ground Excursion

Choice of either an ATV or Jeep ride through Eldorado Canyon. Each ground excursion is approximately 2 hours and should be confirmed at time of booking. Anyone under 18 years must have parent/guardian sign paperwork in the presence of Awesome Adventures employee. Information pertaining to each ground excursion is provided below.

Return to Hotel

Guests are returned via van or motorcoach from Eldorado Canyon.

Request A Front Seat On Your Helicopter Tour

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.

EC-130 EcoStar Aircraft

Eurocopter AS350 Family

Charge to Request: Free

Charge if Confirmed: $50.00

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