Grand Canyon Fly n’ Float is the perfect day trip if you are looking for a quick way to see all of the Grand Canyon! On this adventurous tour you’ll combine a scenic airplane ride from the Las Vegas area to Grand Canyon West, a 4,000 foot helicopter descent to the canyon floor, and a guided boat ride along the Colorado River.
This express trip gets you to the rim, floor, and river quicker than any other Grand Canyon tour offered anywhere!
Departure: Las Vegas
Destination: Grand Canyon West
Duration: 6 Hours
Transportation: Airplane | Helicopter | River Raft
Upgrades Available: None
See all of the Grand Canyon on this adventurous tour! With Scenic’s Grand Canyon Fly n’ Float you’ll experience all the best elements of the Grand Canyon.
Your adventure begins with an airplane flight from our Boulder City, Nevada terminal to West Rim Grand Canyon. En route, you’ll be able to photograph the sights of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Mojave Desert, and the Colorado River from your sightseeing aircraft that is equipped with high wings, making it perfect for capturing videos and images of the rugged and beautiful scenery.
At Grand Canyon West airport you'll be transferred to a helicopter upon your arrival and flown 4,000 feet below the rim to the Grand Canyon bottom. This beautiful landing spot is adjacent to the Colorado River where you can explore and take additional fantastic photos before you board a pontoon boat for a guided float up the Colorado River. Enjoy the cool breeze off the river and the 360-degree view of the massive stone walls surrounding you! You’ll return to the Grand Canyon West rim via helicopter and then board your sightseeing aircraft at the Grand Canyon West airport for the flight back to Boulder City, Nevada.
This is the quickest and most comprehensive of all Grand Canyon tours from Las Vegas! This tour includes round-trip transportation to and from most Las Vegas hotels.
Total Tour Duration
Approximately 6 hours hotel to hotel
Airplane Flight Duration: Sightseeing aircraft approximately 35 minutes each way
Helicopter Flight Duration: Approximately 5 - 7 minutes each way
Passengers are picked up from most major hotels in Las Vegas approximately 1 – 1.5 hours prior to departure due to time of day and traffic conditions.
Check in at our state-of-the-art terminal facility
Flight from the terminal to Grand Canyon West
Depart to the Grand Canyon West and enjoy views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River. Flight time is approximately 35 minutes.
Deplane the aircraft and board a helicopter from the canyon rim to the canyon floor.
Board a pontoon boat for a motorized float trip on the Colorado River. The float is approximately 15-20 minutes.
Helicopter Ride Return
Board the helicopter and return to the rim of the canyon.
Flight from Grand Canyon West to the terminal
Once at the rim board airplane for return flight to Boulder City. The flight is approximately 35 minutes.
Deplane the aircraft and return to your Las Vegas hotel by shuttle.