Experience the majesty of the Grand Canyon West Rim on an airplane, helicopter, bus, or boat tour with Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines. Though not part of the Grand Canyon National Park, the West Rim offers its own unique, rugged sightseeing experience with equally beautiful views. Grand Canyon tours of the West Rim also include unique opportunities like walking along the glass-bottomed Skywalk bridge or combining a thrilling helicopter ride all the way to the canyon floor. You can even enjoy a pontoon boat cruise along the Colorado River. West Rim Grand Canyon tours depart from Las Vegas or the West Rim itself.
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Discover the mystique of the ancient Hualapai Tribe at the Grand Canyon West. You'll see the unique vistas on an exciting airplane tour, wander the canyon's edge on foot, or even visit the Native American Cultural Village.
Discover the most unique views of the canyon from the air, land, and water! Fly via airplane to the West Rim, where a helicopter will take passengers a mile down to the canyon floor for a boat ride down the Colorado River. Ample time is provided to see the canyon views from the rim, as well.
Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tours
Have you always dreamt of visiting the Grand Canyon? If you want to soar over some of the most majestic landscapes in the world, create lifelong memories with your family, or even meet some like-minded adventurers, then an airplane tour of the Grand Canyon West is the perfect trip for you!
If you're visiting Las Vegas, you can take a day trip to the Grand Canyon with plenty of time for sightseeing and exploration. Grand Canyon airplane tours from Las Vegas give you the opportunity to see aerial views of Lake Mead, the Mojave Desert, the Hoover Dam, all before reaching the breathtaking West Rim canyon walls.
Since our beginning in 1927, Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines has become the largest and most experienced aerial tour operator in the world. For nearly a century, GCSA has set the standard for aerial sightseeing in the Southwest. We are dedicated to providing superior service alongside unmatched strides in safety.
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Grand Canyon West Rim Helicopter Tours
Imagine the thrill of descending nearly a mile down to the bottom of the Grand Canyon aboard a state-of-the-art helicopter. During tours to the Grand Canyon West Rim, you'll do just that! Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines helicopter tours have exclusive access to land on a private plateau of the Grand Canyon floor. From there, you can hop aboard a waiting pontoon boat for a smooth cruise along the Colorado River as the skyscraping canyon walls tower on either side.
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Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tours
In addition to being the largest and most experienced aerial tour operator in the world, Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines also offers world-class ground tours from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon West Rim. Gaze out the window of your spacious, air-conditioned motorcoach as the Southwestern desert passes by. En route to the Grand Canyon West Rim, you'll see the ancient Joshua Tree Forest, the Mojave Desert, the Hoover Dam, and Lake Mead all from your oversized windows before reaching the West Rim.
Once at the rim, discover fantastic canyon viewpoints at Eagle Point and Guano Point. You can also upgrade your tour to include entrance to the Skywalk bridge, a helicopter ride to the bottom with pontoon cruise, or a combination of all three!
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Many people don't realize that the Grand Canyon has two distinct regions, or rims, of the canyon that they can tour.
The South Rim is the region of the canyon that encompasses the Grand Canyon National Park. The South Rim features the lush Kaibab National Forest and the historic Grand Canyon Village. Aerial tours of the South Rim soar over the widest and deepest parts of the Grand Canyon. Meanwhile, ground tours can take guests to world-famous lookouts like Bright Angel Point, Mather Point, Duck on a Rock, and Yavapai Point.
The West Rim is owned and operated by the Native American Hualapai Nation. In this region of the Grand Canyon, visitors can walk along the world-renowned Skywalk Bridge or visit famous lookouts like Eagle Point and Guano Point. GCSA helicopter tours have access to an exclusive landing spot at the bottom of the West Rim, allowing guests to explore the canyon floor and embark on a pontoon boat cruise of the Colorado River.
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Yes! Grand Canyon West Rim tours departing from Las Vegas include roundtrip transportation to and from most major hotels in Downtown Las Vegas and on the Strip.
We definitely think the Grand Canyon West Rim is worth adding to your Southwestern vacation. At this rim of the canyon, you can walk along the glass-bottomed Skywalk bridge, soar over the expansive canyon in a fixed-wing airplane, land on the canyon floor aboard a helicopter, and float along the Colorado River on a pontoon boat cruise.