Platinum West Rim Tour with Heli and Boat
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Departure: Las Vegas
Destination: Grand Canyon West
Sprinter | Helicopter | Land at the Bottom | Meal | Stand on the Edge | Water
See some of the most spectacular sights in the Southwest United States with this incredible sightseeing journey to the Grand Canyon West. Start with complimentary hotel transfers to our terminal for check-in. Then board a customized touring vehicle designed for both comfort and sightseeing. Multilingual headset narration will provide the history and landmarks of the southwest as they pass by. You'll even enjoy a brief stop for viewing and photos at Hoover Dam en route to the canyon.
Upon arrival at the West Rim, you'll board a helicopter for a thrilling descent to the canyon floor. Descend a wooden staircase down to the banks of the Colorado River where a pontoon boat awaits to float you up and down the Colorado River. Relax surrounded by serene nature while your guide provides details about the canyon's history. Return to the rim via helicopter and board a shuttle to several stops to continue exploring.
At the canyon rim you'll visit an Old Western town featuring cowboy-style entertainment and activities. Then, make your way to Eagle Point and see the naturally-carved stone Eagle shape sculpted into the wall of the canyon. Finally, reach Guano Point and experience a 360-degree vantage point perfect for panorama pictures. Enjoy a meal right at the canyon's edge, surrounded by the spectacular landscape. Your return to Las Vegas will be a comfortable and scenic journey after experiencing the Grand Canyon from top to bottom.
Please note: For safety reasons, children under 2 are not permitted on this tour.
- Tour Duration: Approximately 12 hours, not including hotel transfers
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Travel aboard a 12-passenger custom touring vehicle
- Motorcoach transportation featuring air conditioning, plush seating, panoramic windows, and multilingual narration
- Arrive at Grand Canyon West Rim
- Helicopter descent to the bottom of the canyon
- Pontoon boat cruise along Colorado River
- Overlooks at Eagle Point and Guano Point
- Light breakfast and lunch included
- Bottled water provided throughout the tour
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.
- Not sure what to wear? Layered clothing is recommended through the months of March to September, and winter clothing should be worn from October to mid-March.
- Wear sensible shoes. The ground at the Grand Canyon is rough, rocky and uneven. It is important to wear sturdy, toe-covering shoes that can handle rough terrain. Sneakers or hiking boots are highly recommended.
Approximately 12 hours, not including hotel transfers
Time spent at Grand Canyon West
Approximately 4 hours
Approximately 2.5-3 hours each way
Guests are picked up at their hotel and brought to the terminal to check in. Enjoy a light breakfast before departing Las Vegas on a customized touring vehicle.
A brief stop will be made to see the Hoover Dam and take photos.
Rest Stop at Dolan Springs
Quick stop for a stretch and a snack
Arrive at the Grand Canyon West
Check in for the helicopter flight to the bottom of the canyon.
Fly 4,000 feet down to the canyon floor.
Colorado River Cruise
Cruise up and down the Colorado River on a pontoon boat.
Fly back to the terminal and transfer to the rim shuttle service.
Enjoy live entertainment and activities in a recreation of an Old Western town.
Visit Eagle Point and Guano Point. Both points offer spectacular and unique views of the canyon.
A meal voucher is provided and can be used at one of the stops along the rim.
Depart Grand Canyon
Return to terminal for departure back to Las Vegas with a rest stop along the way.
Guests are returned to their respective hotel.