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Explore the Seventh Wonder of the World in style on a Grand Canyon helicopter tour with GCSA

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours

Soar into adventure on a Grand Canyon helicopter tour with GCSA. Aboard a helicopter tour, you can soar over the Grand Canyon West Rim or the Grand Canyon South Rim. Even better, you don't have to choose just one adventure. Pair your helicopter tour with a boat cruise, road trip, airplane tour, or walk on the Grand Canyon Skywalk.

Discover your ideal Grand Canyon helicopter tour with GCSA today.

Helicopter Tours to the Grand Canyon

GCSA is the preferred provider for the Grand Canyon National Park service and our helicopters are certified to fly the entire Grand Canyon. Plus, our helicopter tours have access to an exclusive landing site at the bottom of the Grand Canyon West Rim.

Imagine yourself gazing across the vast expanse of the Grand Canyon from a bird's-eye view. Aboard one of GCSA's world-class Grand Canyon helicopter tours, you can see from the depths of the canyon floor to the desert sky and everything in between.

Grand Canyon West Rim Helicopter Tours

Experience the adrenaline rush of a lifetime as you soar over the breathtaking landscapes of the Grand Canyon West Rim. Your aerial adventure will begin with transportation from the Las Vegas area via a luxury motorcoach or fixed-wing airplane. Once at the West Rim, you can board your state-of-the-art ECO-Star helicopter. These are the most advanced tour helicopters available and were designed with sightseeing in mind. Each EC-130 features forward-facing, theater-style seating to create an unobstructed 180-degree view during the Grand Canyon tour.

Your helicopter will whisk you almost a mile down to the canyon floor. You'll get to stand near the bank of the Colorado River and gaze up at the 4,000 feet of ancient stone walls surrounding you. At the West Rim, you can choose to pair your helicopter flight with a peaceful pontoon boat cruise along the Colorado River. You can also upgrade to skip the lines with a VIP pass to the world-famous Skywalk.

A boat floating down the colorado among tall rock formationsGRAND VOYAGER
Departure: Las Vegas
Destination: Grand Canyon West
Duration: 7 hours
Starting from:
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View of the Grand Canyon from the Hualapai River Runner Pontoon BoatWest Rim Motorcoach with Helicopter and Boat
Departure: Las Vegas
Destination: Grand Canyon West
Duration: 12 hours
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Grand Canyon South Rim Helicopter Tours

Want to experience the most famous and widely-photographed portion of the Grand Canyon in real life? Take a helicopter tour at the Grand Canyon National Park.

During your Grand Canyon South Rim helicopter tours, you'll soar over the widest and deepest parts of the Grand Canyon's South and North Rims. Take in the panoramic view of the weathered canyon walls and the Colorado River raging below.

In addition to the breathtaking aerial views, the South Rim also includes renowned viewpoints like Bright Angel Point and Mather Point. South Rim helicopter tours will include plenty of exploration time of these majestic sights both before and after your flight.

A helicopter flies over a Grand Canyon landscape.GRAND CANYON DELUXE WITH HELICOPTER
Departure: Las Vegas
Destination: Grand Canyon National Park
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Starting from:
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A Bell helicopter flying through the Grand Canyon.South Rim Motorcoach Tour with Helicopter
Departure: Las Vegas
Destination: Grand Canyon National Park
Duration: 14 hours
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Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour FAQs

How much is a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon?

The cost of each Grand Canyon helicopter tour is conveniently listed online. Our low online prices include all taxes, fees, and surcharges. We pride ourselves on being transparent, so the rate we quote you is the rate you will pay. No guesswork involved.

What is the best helicopter tour in the Grand Canyon?

There's a reason people have been choosing Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines' aerial sightseeing tours for over 90 years. With multiple world-class helicopter tours to choose from, there's plenty to choose from to create your dream Grand Canyon vacation.

Here are a few of the best Grand Canyon helicopter tours.

Can you take a helicopter to the bottom of the Grand Canyon?

Absolutely! Our helicopter tours have access to an exclusive landing site on the canyon floor. We offer a number of helicopter tours that descend 4,000 feet to land at the bottom of the Grand Canyon West Rim. 

Discover all Grand Canyon helicopter tours with landing at the bottom.

What should I wear on a Grand Canyon helicopter tour?

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.

We recommend wearing sensible shoes like hiking boots or sneakers on all helicopter tours as well. The ground at destinations like the Grand Canyon is rough, rocky, and uneven. It is important to wear sturdy, toe-covering shoes that can handle the rough terrain.