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Discover the wonders of the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam on a tour from Las Vegas with Papillon.

Las Vegas Tours to Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam

Papillon offers a huge variety of world-class helicopter and airplane tours from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon. On your day trip, you can see all the most exciting aerial sights and scenery in the Southwest United States – including Hoover Dam! 

Hoover Dam is one of the most impressive feats of architecture, surrounded by the stunning blue waters of Lake Mead. No matter where you’re seated on your helicopter or airplane tour, you’ll be able to capture fantastic aerial photos of this massive structure and the surrounding lake and desert scenery. 

With Papillon as your tour guide, your Grand Canyon trips from Las Vegas will be an experience that you’ll never forget! 

Hoover Dam Helicopter Tour Views

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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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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Grand Celebration with Black Canyon River Raft

This Grand Canyon helicopter tour starts from Las Vegas and soars to the West Rim for a landing at the very bottom and a rafting tour along the Colorado River.

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VIP at the Rim Helicopter Tour

Experience the most beautiful lookout points across the West Rim on this VIP Grand Canyon helicopter tour! For the ultimate adventure, add entry to the Skywalk Bridge.

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Skywalk Getaway with Heli and Boat

This canyon experience brings together some of the most popular activities available at Grand Canyon West. Guests will enjoy a helicopter tour that descends to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, a Colorado River boat tour, and access to the Skywalk Bridge!

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Hoover Dam Airplane Tour Views

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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.

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Grand Canyon Deluxe with Hummer

Fly from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon National Park on an airplane tour for a full-day sightseeing excursion. This adventure tour includes unforgettable aerial views as well as stops to several famous lookout points aboard an open-air Hummer.

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Grand Canyon Deluxe with Helicopter

This day trip from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon National Park starts with an airplane flight with aerial views of Hoover Dam. At the South Rim, you'll enjoy a helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon expanse!

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Highlights Over Grand Canyon Tour

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

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Grand Canyon Experience

Fly from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon West aboard a sightseeing airplane and explore the breathtaking viewpoints at Eagle Point and Guano Point. A fantastic Vegas day trip!

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Grand Canyon Experience with Skywalk

Take a stroll 4,000 feet in the air on the Skywalk and see the bottom of the Grand Canyon West through the glass floor beneath your feet! You'll also visit a local Native American village for fun activities and authentic crafts.

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Grand Voyager Rim to River

Experience one of the most comprehensive Grand Canyon tours available! You'll fly from Vegas to Grand Canyon West and enjoy an airplane tour, helicopter tour, boating adventure, and several canyon viewpoints!

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Great Ways to See The Hoover Dam from Grand Canyon Tours with Papillon

Visitors flock from around the world to discover the wonders of the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon every day. With Papillon, you can experience both destinations during a day trip that combines our Las Vegas tours to Grand Canyon with aerial views of Hoover Dam. 

Tours from Las Vegas Grand Canyon South Rim with Hoover Dam Views 

Interested in visiting the most famous and popular portion of the Grand Canyon National Park? Papillon offers airplane tours from Las Vegas to the South Rim. En route to the Grand Canyon, these flights provide spectacular aerial views of Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel. 

Not only will you pass by the Hoover Dam on these world-class tours, but you'll also experience the majesty of the Grand Canyon South Rim from the sky as well. From your airplane, see the breathtaking deep gorges and ancient stone walls of the National Park. While at the South Rim, you can also upgrade your airplane tour to include a Grand Canyon helicopter ride or a Hummer adventure where you’ll ride in style to some of the canyon's most famous lookout points. 

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Tours from Las Vegas Grand Canyon West Rim with Hoover Dam Views 

There's no shortage of stunning views and exciting activities when traveling to Grand Canyon West Rim. Here you can walk on the world-famous Grand Canyon Skywalkland at the bottom of the Grand Canyon aboard a Papillon helicopter, gaze out over breathtaking lookouts such as Eagle Point and Guano Point, visit a Native American cultural village, and cruise across the Colorado River in a pontoon boat. 

The West Rim is the closest section of the Grand Canyon to Las Vegas, making it perfect for a sightseeing day trip. Papillon offers helicopter tours from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon West Rim, with perfect views of Hoover Dam along the way. 

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Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam Tours from Las Vegas FAQs

What is the best Grand Canyon tour from Las Vegas?

  • The "best" tour will depend on your budget, timeline, and sightseeing desire. Here are a few of Papillon's most popular Las Vegas getaways:

    1. Grand Celebration with helicopter landing on canyon floor
    2. Grand Canyon Deluxe with Hummer at the South Rim
    3. Grand Canyon Experience with Skywalk at the West Rim
    4. Grand Voyager Rim to River with helicopter landing at the bottom and Colorado River boat ride
    5. Antelope Canyon Expedition

    There's a reason people have chosen Papillon's premium tours from Las Vegas to the Hoover Dam and Grand Canyon for over 50 years. Whether you're flying to the Grand Canyon National Park, West Rim, Antelope Canyon, the Las Vegas Strip, or beyond, we provide some of the best flights around.

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Can you visit the Hoover Dam and Grand Canyon in one day?

  • Absolutely. Our state-of-the-art airplanes and Grand Canyon air tours from Las Vegas offer unbeatable aerial views of both the engineering marvel and the Grand Canyon in just a few short hours. If you’d like to tour the interior of Hoover Dam, you can reach the location by car in 45 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip and purchase your entry tickets upon arrival. 

Is the Hoover Dam near the Grand Canyon?

  • The Hoover Dam is on the way to the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas. The world-famous gravity-arch dam straddles the Nevada-Arizona border. It is located approximately 40 miles from the heart of Las Vegas, 95 miles from the Grand Canyon West, and 240 miles from Grand Canyon National Park.

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Is the Hoover Dam worth seeing?

  • We sure think so! There's a reason this modern engineering marvel, which is also classified as a National Historic Landmark, attracts more than 1 million visitors every year! The Hoover Dam is a 726-feet tall concrete gravity-arch dam. It holds back the Colorado River, is responsible for one of the largest man-made bodies of water in the world (Lake Mead), and provides power to three separate states. Papillon offers aerial helicopter views over the Hoover Dam on both our West Rim tours and South Rim tours from Las Vegas. 

Can you see Hoover Dam on a Las Vegas helicopter tour or airplane flight to the Grand Canyon?

  • Yes! Hoover Dam is actually located just 40 miles from the Las Vegas Strip and is directly within the flight route to both the Grand Canyon West and the Grand Canyon National Park. Papillon's sightseeing airplanes and helicopter tours all feature oversized windows, which are perfect for capturing aerial photos of this world-famous engineering marvel.

Can you tour the inside of Hoover Dam?

  • Yes, on the one-hour guided Hoover Dam Tour, it includes a tour of the powerplant and passageways within the dam itself.

How accessible is the Hoover Dam?

  • The Hoover Dam is a fully accessible destination for visitors. The parking lot offers plentiful accessible parking spaces (free with placard or plates). An elevator is available to bring guests to the Visitor’s Center, where your fully-accessible Powerplant tour begins. Also located within the dam is a movie theater with several spaces for wheelchairs or mobility equipment, and accessible restrooms.