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a red helicopter flies over Lake Mead from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon West
Starting at $724.75per/person,
starting rate with 4 person group

Private VIP at the Rim Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

See the beautiful West Rim of The Grand Canyon aboard your private helicopter tour! This VIP tour, which can accommodate up to six guests in each aircraft, flies over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River on the way to Grand Canyon West Rim, home of the famous Grand Canyon Skywalk. Guests will land at the West Rim for a self-guided tour. They will board an air-conditioned shuttle to see the beautiful viewpoints and attractions of this bucket list-worthy destination.

  • Departing From: Las Vegas
  • Destination: Grand Canyon West
  • Duration: Approximately 4-4½ hours from hotel pick-up to hotel drop-off
  • Product Code: pbw-3-prvt

This private Grand Canyon helicopter tour starts from the Las Vegas area and includes a helicopter ride over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River before crossing into the Grand Canyon.

The close-up views of the canyon and the corresponding majestic scenery will wow you before landing at Grand Canyon West airport. After landing, guests board a air-conditioned shuttle to self-explore Grand Canyon West points, including Eagle Point and Guano Point, some of the most dramatic viewpoints in the entire Grand Canyon.

Eagle Point contains the Hualapai’s famous Grand Canyon Skywalk, the horseshoe-shaped, glass-bottomed structure that floats over the Grand Canyon below. Entrance to the Skywalk is availalbe as upgrade option on this tour. You feel as if you are walking on air thousands of feet above the Colorado River below when you experience this one-of-a-kind attraction. Guano Point offers a 360-degree view and the historical remains of an aerial tramway, enhancing the surreal vantage point.

Before returning to the Las Vegas area, you will have time to explore and take pictures as you marvel at the beautiful rock formations. This tour includes round-trip transportation to and from most Las Vegas hotels.

Note: Cameras and cellphones are not allowed onto the Skywalk Bridge.

Private VIP at the Rim Helicopter Tour Optional Upgrades

* Upgrade options are available for selection during checkout

Add Skywalk

Be sure to enhance your West Rim excursion by upgrading to include admission into the Grand Canyon Skywalk and experience walking out over the edge of the Canyon atop this world-famous glass-bottomed bridge!

Two individuals looking out across Grand Canyon West landscape from the Skywalk Bridge.

Private VIP at the Rim Helicopter Tour

What type of helicopter do passengers fly on during the Private VIP at the Rim Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour?

Papillon operates the Airbus ECO-Star EC-130, the safest and most comfortable tourism helicopter. The Eco-Star offers outstanding visibility, luxurious seating, and superior passenger comfort and amenities, including Bose headsets offering Grand Canyon tour narration in several languages.

What is the duration of the VIP at the Rim Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour flight time and entire trip duration?

The round-trip flight duration from Papillon’s VIP at the Rim Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour is approximately 70 minutes. The total tour duration is about 7 hours, hotel-to-hotel.

What languages is the VIP at the Rim Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour narrations offered in?

The VIP at the Rim Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour narration is offered in English, Chinese - Mandarin & Cantonese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Are cameras allowed on the Skywalk Bridge?

No - cameras and cellphones are not permitted on the Skywalk Bridge. Visitors will be provided a locker free of charge to store their items before entering the bridge. This is to prevent any kind of damage to the glass panels from accidentally dropping an item. A professional photographer will be present for those interested in purchasing a souvenir photo.

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