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Grand Canyon West Helicopter Tour with Optional Boat Ride

  • Grand Canyon West Helicopter Tour with Optional Boat Ride

  • See the Canyon from land, air and water

  • All shuttles, fees and transportation included

Grand Canyon West Helicopter Tour with Optional Boat Ride
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Early afternoon helicopter tour to the floor of the canyon, 15-minute pontoon boat ride and meal at Grand Canyon West (PGG-5LM)
Early Afternoon Heli w/ Boat
Early afternoon helicopter tour to the floor of the canyon with 15-minute pontoon boat ride (PWW-5L)
See the Grand Canyon from the top and the bottom with this incredible tour that lets you explore from sky and water. Take flight on a helicopter ride over the West Rim and land on the Canyon floor. Opt to explore by foot or take off on a 15-minute boat ride on the iconic Colorado River. All fees, shuttles and transportation are included in this tour, which is guaranteed to be a memorable part of any Grand Canyon experience.
What to Expect
This exciting helicopter adventure will give you a variety of scenic views Grand Canyon West has to offer.

After you arrive at Grand Canyon West (not included), make your way to the airport terminal for a magnificent flight to the floor of the Grand Canyon in a state-of-the-art helicopter. You will descend 4,000 feet below the canyon rim on this 5-7 minute flight. On the bank beside the Colorado River, you can witness first hand the geological history of the rock formations within the West Rim masterpiece. Enjoy approximately 20 minutes on the floor before boarding the helicopter. Leave the canyon floor as you ascend with the helicopter and view the canyon walls rise before you.

Included in this package is admission to the Grand Canyon West Rim which grants you access to the shuttle bus which will transport you between the terminal, Eagle Point (home of the Skywalk) and Guano Point.

There are a number of different upgrade options you can select from:

Helicopter Tour with Boat:
In addition to your helicopter flight to the canyon floor, enjoy a 15-minute pontoon boat ride on the mighty Colorado River. This smooth-water cruise will give you a great understanding of the power of Mother Nature as the walls of the canyon tower above you.

Helicopter Tour with Boat and Meal:
Enjoy the best of everything by combining the helicopter tour, a boat ride on the Colorado River and a meal at one of the lookout points.
Reviews (12)

1 - 5 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Nice experience

It was ok the pilots were very professional compared to what I did in grand Cayman. They do not talk to you. My daughter and I got to sit up front with the pilot. I did love the fact that we got to make a...More

Thank Gina M
Reviewed 30 June 2018
Amazing experience

After a flight with Scenic Airlines from a Boulder City we caught the helicopter down into the canyon before departing on the pontoon ride. This is the only way to appreciate the immense structure that is the Grand Canyon. These trips are not cheap but...More

Thank swa58717
Reviewed 15 June 2018
Awesome experience, best way to see the Grand Canyon

Yes, you have awesome view points like Guano point on the West rim, but to truly experience the grandeur and magnificence of Grand Canyon, you need to do the Helicopter tour. We did not do the boat ride, but even the Helicopter ride is awesome,...More

Thank Rohan C
PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon West Helicopter Tour with Optional Boat Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

We agree! Seeing the Grand Canyon from the air is an incredible experience. Sounds like you had a great day at Grand Canyon West -- thank you for flying with us! Respectfully, Papillon Management

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Not enough time to do all the activity

They all said that 4 hours in Grand Canyon West Rim is enough but I am telling you that it was not enough when you include the helicopter and boat ride. We were arriving at the West Rim around 11am and then we were told...More

Thank eva762015
PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon West Helicopter Tour with Optional Boat Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

We appreciate you taking time to post a review of your tour experience and we sincerely apologize that the tour didn't meet your expectations. In regards to the frustrations you experienced on the ground at the Grand Canyon, we completely understand your complaint. Unfortunately, we...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile
Grand Canyon West Helicopter and Boat Ride

We had an amazing time on the tour. The staff were friendly and helpful. The health and safety guidelines were very clear. Unfortunately we had booked through Viator and they had booked us onto a helicopter only tour by mistake, which we discovered on landing...More

Thank Natalie_N4
PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon West Helicopter Tour with Optional Boat Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

We're happy to hear that our staff was able to sort out the tour specifics and place you the tour you had anticipated. So pleased to hear you enjoyed the experience and the day at Grand Canyon West. Thank you for flying with us! Sincerely,...More

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