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A small red and white airplane flying over a stone gorge of the Grand Canyon National Park.
Starting at $343.17per/person,
starting rate with 6 person group

Private Highlights Over Grand Canyon Air Tour

Reach the Grand Canyon West Rim from Las Vegas in about 30 minutes aboard your private airplane! Each Papillon private sightseeing airplane can fit up to nine guests (Cessna Caravan) or up to 16 (Twin Otter). This adventure is the perfect way to get the family out of the city, over the Grand Canyon, and back without spending your entire day or budget. You'll take in extensive aerial views of Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, Lake Mead, the Mojave Desert, and more along the way. This tour is the best way to experience the American Southwest!

  • Departing From: Las Vegas
  • Destination: Grand Canyon West
  • Duration: Approximately 4 hours from hotel pick-up to hotel drop-off
  • Product Code: gbw-1-prvt

Depart Las Vegas on a private sightseeing airplane and discover the unique beauty and contours of the Grand Canyon West Rim. Take in incredible views aboard your modified sightseeing aircraft. Papillon uses the De Havilland Twin Otter Vistaliner (up to 16 guests per aircraft) and the Cessna Caravan (up to 9 guests per aircraft), both offering comfort, optimal viewing, and a quiet ride. These aircraft, equipped with high wings, large windows, and multilingual tour narration, allow you to capture amazing photos and videos. Once you reach the remote beauty of Grand Canyon West Rim, you’ll soar above formations such as Guano Point and Eagle Point and even catch a glimpse of the world-famous Grand Canyon Skywalk from the air.

Private Highlights Air Tour FAQs

How long is the Private Highlights Over Grand Canyon Air Tour flight duration, and how long is the entire tour?

The roundtrip flight to Grand Canyon West Rim from the Las Vegas area takes approximately 70 minutes. The approximate tour duration, hotel-to-hotel, is about 4 hours.

What aircraft are used on Papillon’s Grand Canyon tour airplane flights?

Papillon uses the De Havilland Twin Otter Vistaliner, which is one of the best aircraft in the world for sightseeing! Our specially-designed Twin Otters feature comfortable cabins that offer passengers the best opportunities for photographing the unbelievable panoramic views below them. The high-set wings also ensure that every seat has an unobstructed view. We also fly the Cessna Caravan, which offers comfort, optimal viewing, and a quiet ride for guests traveling to the Grand Canyon and beyond! The Cessna Caravan has windows on both sides for the ultimate sightseeing opportunity.

What languages are the Highlights Over Grand Canyon Air Tour flight narrations offered in?

The Private Highlights Over Grand Canyon Air Tour flight narrations are offered in English, Chinese - Mandarin & Cantonese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, and Russian.