a winter time view of the South Rim during a Grand Canyon airplane tour

Grand Canyon South Rim Airplane Tours

Soar into adventure with Grand Canyon South Rim airplane tours. Experience spectacular aerial views of the South Rim’s deep gorges and breathtaking landscapes. Explore the South Rim Grand Canyon airplane tours departing from Las Vegas and Grand Canyon National Park.

South Rim Airplane Tours Near You

Experience fantastic aerial views of the widest and deepest parts of the Grand Canyon aboard a South Rim airplane tour. These tours feature some of the Grand Canyon National Park’s most notable viewpoints. The best part? They depart from multiple Southwestern locations. Whether you want to enhance your visit to the Grand Canyon National Park or you are visiting a nearby city and looking for things to do, GCSA has you covered.

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Grand Canyon South Rim Airplane Tours from Las Vegas

Over 40 million visitors flock to the neon lights of Las Vegas every year. The Entertainment Capital of the World is known round-the-world for high-stakes gambling, drive-thru weddings, incredible golf, and extravagant casinos. But did you know that Las Vegas is surrounded by some of the most breathtaking landscapes and national landmarks in the country? While you’re in the city, take a break from the lights to explore the beautiful Southwestern landscapes. Aboard one of Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines’ South Rim airplane tours from Las Vegas, you’ll get to do just that.

En route to the Grand Canyon South Rim, your airplane will soar over world-famous landmarks like the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Colorado River, and the Grand Canyon. After touching down in Grand Canyon National Park, you’ll continue the Grand Canyon Deluxe airplane tour with motorcoach transportation to the South Rim’s most famous viewpoints. Be sure to snap a few pictures at the famed Mather Point, where the entire 10-mile expanse between the South and North Rims will unfold before your eyes.

Want to continue your aerial sightseeing experience? Upgrade to the Grand Canyon Deluxe airplane tour with helicopter. This deluxe South Rim airplane/helicopter tour combo is a dream for photographers and sightseers alike. Take in panoramic aerial views of the steep canyon walls and the Colorado River flowing below. More interested in extending your time on the ground? The Grand Canyon Deluxe airplane tour with Hummer may be the ticket. After your airplane flight into the Grand Canyon, hop on a two-hour ground excursion to journey through the National Park. Stop at famous lookout points like Duck on a Rock, Yavapai Point, and Moran Point.

Each of these Grand Canyon South Rim airplane tours from Las Vegas conclude with an airplane flight back to Las Vegas and complimentary hotel drop-off.  

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A helicopter flies over a Grand Canyon landscape.Grand Canyon Deluxe with Helicopter

The most popular tour to the Grand Canyon with an added helicopter ride! This is one of our passengers' favorite Grand Canyon tours from Las Vegas. Only from the air can you really see the beauty and scale of the Grand Canyon.

Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
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Two green Hummer vehicles parked in front of forestry.Grand Canyon Deluxe with Hummer

Enjoy a roundtrip flight from Boulder City, Nevada to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Stunning views await at multiple scenic overlooks during a 2-hour guided tour on an open-air Hummer.

Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
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South Rim Airplane Tour from Grand Canyon National Park

From the ground, you only get to experience a small portion of the magnificent landscapes that the Grand Canyon South Rim has to offer. If you’re already planning a day trip to the Grand Canyon National Park, think about enhancing your outing with a South Rim airplane tour.

A Grand Canyon South Rim airplane tour with GCSA will soar over famous views like Zuni Corridor, Point Imperial, the Confluence of the Colorado River, Kaibab Plateau, and the contrasting greenery of the lush Kaibab National Forest. This 45-minute airplane excursion allows you to discover the true magnificence of the Grand Canyon while still leaving enough time to explore the sites on the ground.

Want more exploration time with Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines? Upgrade to the South Rim airplane tour with Hummer to explore the South Rim’s stunning views. A knowledgeable driver/guide will share interesting and entertaining facts about the canyon while driving your group to each of the desert viewpoints. Stops may include Duck on a Rock, Yavapai Point, and Moran Point. For a truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,  book a South Rim airplane tour with Hummer at sunset to watch the majestic scenery of this Natural Wonder change colors before your eyes. By the time you arrive back at the terminal, you will have enough memories and photos to last a lifetime.

Views of the Grand Canyon's south rim from an airplane, including the colorado riverGrand Discovery Air Tour

Experience aerial views of the fantastic gorges and rock formations that have been carved by nature throughout the canyon walls. Enjoy breathtaking scenic views of the Zuni Corridor, Imperial Point, Confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado River, Kaibab National Forest, and Kaibab Plateau.

Duration: 40 minutes
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Passengers viewing the canyon from a hummer at Grand Canyon south rimGrand Discovery Rim to Sky

This scenic adventure includes an airplane tour over the Grand Canyon as well as a guided ground tour with Buck Wild Hummer Tours. Take flight from our Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines terminal and soar over Dragon Corridor, Zuni Corridor, and pass Imperial Point as you head toward and the North Rim.

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Rim view of Grand Canyon at sunsetGrand Discovery Rim to Sky Sunset

This memorable experience combines a sightseeing airplane flight over the Grand Canyon with a sunset Hummer tour of the most scenic overlooks at Grand Canyon National Park. The air tour portion begins at the Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines terminal. Fly over the magnificent Dragon Corridor, Zuni Corridor, and pass Imperial Point as you head toward and the North Rim.

Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
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Beam of light shining down into Antelope CanyonCanyon and River Adventures

A scenic airplane flight over remarkable landmarks including the Grand Canyon's Eastern Rim takes passengers to Page, Arizona - where a daylong adventure is about to begin! See the mystical Antelope Canyon and raft through Glen Canyon on a smooth water float trip.

Duration: 11 hours
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South Rim Airplane Tour FAQs

How much is a flight over the Grand Canyon?

The price of a tour over the Grand Canyon depends on a number of factors. The tour length, the departure location, the destination, and any upgrades can all have an influence on the cost. 

We try to make the booking process as convenient and simple as possible. That’s why the cost of each airplane tour is conveniently located next to the tour listing. And with GCSA, the rate we quote you online is the rate you’ll pay. No hidden fees or surcharges. Just great prices.

What destinations does Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines fly to?

We fly world-class airplane tours to four destinations:

What landmarks can I see during my South Rim airplane tour?

The South Rim acts as host to some of the most famous and photographed areas of the Grand Canyon National Park. Some of the sights you may see on your airplane tour of the Grand Canyon South Rim include:

  • Bright Angel Point
  • Mather Point
  • Zuni Corridor
  • Point Imperial
  • The Confluence of the Colorado River
  • Kaibab Plateau
  • Kaibab National Forest
  • Duck on a Rock
  • Yavapai Point
  • Moran Point

To see which landmarks your tour will transport you to or over, visit the tour listing page on our website.

Do you offer tour narration in different languages?

Visitors travel from around the world to fly with us. Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines offers airplane tour narration in 16 different languages. Please specify which language(s) your party speaks when you book your reservation.