A helicopter ride flying over Las Vegas Strip

The Ultimate Guide to a Helicopter Ride Over Las Vegas

Experience Las Vegas like never before with a thrilling helicopter ride over the city's iconic Strip and beyond. Or fly to the Grand Canyon and see Sin City from above aboard one of many helicopter rides over Las Vegas that Papillon operates daily. Papillon offers a wide range of Las Vegas tours and, from the moment you take off, you'll be captivated by the breathtaking sights and the unique perspective that only a helicopter can provide. You’ll see all the famous Las Vegas highlights on a Las Vegas helicopter night flight – the Eiffel Tower, Luxor Space beam, Fremont Street, and much more – or have the option to fly over the city on your way to the Grand Canyon!

Here's what you can expect during your helicopter ride over Las Vegas:

  • Expansive aerial views of the famous Las Vegas Strip with its dazzling array of hotels, casinos, and entertainment venues.
  • Marvel at the stunning views of the surrounding desert landscape and the majestic mountains in the distance.
  • Capture incredible photos and videos of the world-famous landmarks, including the Bellagio Fountains, the Stratosphere Tower, and the Luxor Pyramid.
  • Listen to informative commentary from your experienced pilot, who will provide interesting facts and stories about the city.
  • Enjoy a smooth and comfortable flight in a state-of-the-art helicopter equipped with large windows for optimal viewing.
  • Depart on your trip from a VIP helicopter terminal.
  • Professional and friendly staff who are dedicated to providing you with an exceptional experience.
  • Options for customization, such as private tours or special occasions.
Red EC-130 on helicopter rides over Las Vegas at night.

Why Helicopter Rides Over Las Vegas At Night Are Such a Unique Experience

Las Vegas is known for its vibrant nightlife and seeing the city from a helicopter at night is an unforgettable experience. A Las Vegas Strip Night tour packs a lot of punch! You’ll explore the iconic Las Vegas Strip from above and witness the city's most famous landmarks, including the Bellagio Fountains, Caesars Palace, and the Stratosphere Tower.

The sparkling lights and vibrant energy of the Strip make this 15-minute trip a must-do helicopter ride for visitors and locals alike.

Here is what you’ll experience on a helicopter ride over Las Vegas at night:

  • Witness the dazzling lights of the Las Vegas Strip as they illuminate the city in a spectacular display.
  • Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the famous resorts and casinos, including the MGM Grand, Caesars Palace, and the Venetian.
  • Gaze at the mesmerizing choreography of the Bellagio Fountains as they dance to music and light.
  • Capture stunning photos of the city's iconic landmarks beautifully lit up against the night sky.
A Las Vegas helicopter tour flies over the Strip casinos at night
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Las Vegas Helicopter Tour - Strip Night Flight with Transfers

Experience the magnificence of the Strip casinos and neon lights from the sky aboard a luxurious Las Vegas helicopter tour. Included is roundtrip transport to Papillon’s VIP helicopter terminal for your memorable flight.

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$149.00
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Helicopter tour flying past the Palazzo Hotel on Las Vegas Strip
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Strip Highlights Night Flight

Experience the casinos from above aboard a luxurious Las Vegas helicopter tour. You’ll fly over the Strip and Downtown Vegas to see all the neon lights that make Sin City famous. This is the most impressive and memorable way to view Las Vegas!

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$119.00
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Woman and man holding champagne glasses at the bottom of Grand Canyon West with red helicopter in the background.

Other Helicopter Ride Over Las Vegas Options-Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

Las Vegas offers the most options for a Grand Canyon helicopter tour of any city in America. Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure with a tour from Las Vegas that gets you to Grand Canyon West or the canyon floor in less than an hour! Papillon’s Vegas Grand Canyon helicopter tour options include the Grand Celebration Tour, which land on the floor of the Grand Canyon!

Highlights of Grand Canyon helicopter ride packages include:

  • Soar above the awe-inspiring beauty of the Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
  • Marvel at the sheer magnitude of the canyon walls and the vibrant colors of the rock formations.
  • See Grand Canyon West Rim, Grand Canyon Skywalk, Eagle Point, the canyon floor, and more.
  • Enjoy a scenic flight over the famous Las Vegas Strip on your way to and from the Grand Canyon.
  • Get an up-close view of the Hoover Dam and the mighty Colorado River en-route.
  • Admire the vastness of Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States.
Helicopter landed at the bottom during a Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour
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Grand Celebration with Las Vegas Strip

Our most in-demand Grand Canyon helicopter tour! Experience a canyon floor landing with a champagne toast and refreshments. You can enhance your tour with a sunset departure, flying over the Las Vegas Strip just as the neon lights come to life.

starting from
$589.00
$619.00
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EC-130 at the floor of the West Rim on a Grand Canyon helicopter landing tour
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Grand Celebration Tour

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

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$519.00
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A Grand Canyon helicopter tour flies over the nearby Lake Mead en route to the park.
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Golden Eagle Air Tour

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

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$429.00
per/person
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Helicopter flying over the rim of Grand Canyon
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VIP at the Rim Helicopter Tour

Experience the West Rim from above and below on this VIP Grand Canyon helicopter tour - you'll even land on the very bottom! For the ultimate adventure, add entry to the Skywalk Bridge.

starting from
$499.00
$554.00
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The Las Vegas Strip lights at night photo taken from the inside of a helicopter.

Helicopter Ride Over Las Vegas FAQs

How much is it to fly in a helicopter over Las Vegas?

The cost to fly in a helicopter over Las Vegas ranges from about $100-$125. Basic Las Vegas night flight tours offer the opportunity to witness the glittering lights of the Las Vegas Strip from the air on a 15-minute flight. Longer helicopter trips depart from and fly over Las Vegas and travel to the Grand Canyon. Prices for these trips vary but start around $500. Each helicopter can hold up to six passengers.

How long is a helicopter ride in Vegas?

Las Vegas helicopter rides can vary in duration depending on the specific tour or package chosen. Helicopter rides over the Las Vegas strip last about 15 minutes. Common helicopter tours from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon can range from approximately 45 minutes to a few hours, including flight time and additional activities or stops.

Are helicopter tours worth the money?

Helicopter tours are particularly appealing if you are short on time or looking for a memorable and thrilling adventure.They offer a unique and breathtaking perspective, allowing you to see scenic landscapes or landmarks from a different vantage point. They also provide an efficient way to cover a larger area and access remote locations that may be inaccessible by other means of transportation.

How long is a helicopter ride from LA to Vegas?

The duration of a helicopter ride from Los Angeles (LA) to Las Vegas can vary depending on factors such as the type of helicopter, weather conditions, air traffic, and the specific route taken. Generally, a direct helicopter flight from LA to Vegas takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.