Grand Canyon West in evening colors looking down-canyon

Air tours of Grand Canyon West

Grand Canyon West – also known as the West Rim – is the region of the Grand Canyon nearest to Las Vegas and hosts both unique viewpoints and the world-famous Skywalk Bridge. This area of the canyon has been the homeland of the ancient Hualapai Native American Tribe for generations. In fact, the tribe still considers the canyon to be their sacred home. Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines' Native Explorer Tour with Legacy gives West Rim visitors the opportunity to view all of these spectacular and distinctive sights from the sky in a state-of-the-art Vistaliner aircraft. Upon landing, passengers will be driven to each viewpoint in a luxury motorcoach so they can explore the locations on foot.

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Multiple people standing on the grand canyon skywalk.Native Explorer Tour With Legacy

Discover unbelievable aerial views of the canyon by adding an airplane tour to your trip to the West Rim. Afterwards, board a state-of-the-art motorcoach so you can see viewpoints like Eagle Point and Guano Point up close and personally.

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The West Rim boasts incredible viewpoints like Guano Point, a peninsula of land that allows hikers to venture out to the center of the canyon and be surrounded by stone walls on all sides. Visitors can also climb the stone ascent at the end of the bluff for a better view. Nearby is Eagle Point, a representation of an eagle spreading its wings naturally-eroded into the canyon wall. Perhaps the best vantage point to view Eagle Point is from the balcony of the Skywalk. This massive cantilever bridge extends 70 feet out into the canyon. The remarkable glass floor of this bridge allows patrons to stand thousands of feet in the air to see the canyon floor beneath their feet. You may also pay a visit to the Native American Cultural Center or to Hualapai Ranch - a recreation of a Wild West town complete with cowboys and outlaws.

Let Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines enhance your trip to the West Rim by giving your family the most fantastic aerial sights of the landscape the Hualapai have revered for centuries.