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45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan, Arizona

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  • Book ahead of time to secure your spot in this helicopter tour 
  • See parts of the Grand Canyon you can’t see from the rim
  • See two areas of the canyon in less than an hour—the South and North Rims
45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan, Arizona
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Take in the Grand Canyon from the air on this 45-minute helicopter flight, and see sections you can’t access on a bus or walking tour. You’ll travel through one of the widest and deepest sections of the Grand Canyon, Dragon Corridor, and pass over two other areas, the North and South Rims. Aboard your helicopter with wraparound windows, you’ll also view Kaibab National Forest, the Colorado River, and Painted Desert.

What to Expect

Meet for this Grand Canyon helicopter tour at Grand Canyon Airport in Tusyan, Arizona. Check in, board your helicopter with wraparound windows, and get ready for a flight above the canyon.

You’ll start at the South Rim, and enjoy a bird’s-eye view of sights including Kaibab National Forest, the Colorado River, Painted Desert, Desert View Watchtower, Marble Canyon, Dragon Corridor, and Point Imperial.

Your flight also flies to the North Rim, so you can take pictures of that part of the canyon, too. This is one of the few tours that’s able to cover two rims of the canyon in such a short amount of time.

Your Grand Canyon helicopter flight ends back where it started—at the Grand Canyon Airport.

Please note: Per FAA regulations, all passengers 18 years and older will be required to show photo ID such as a driver's license or passport at the time of check-in.

Reviews (682)
1 - 5 of 186 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome experience

First time in a helicopter and it was awesome. The views are spectacular! Thankfully we were in the front seats and could see everything.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Txninok
Reviewed 1 week ago
Spectacular views and first rate outfit

We too the tour in the late afternoon. The team at Papillion was punctual and the helicopter was clean . The pilot was great and the route he took us on was amazing. Try and get the front seat as it allows an amazing view...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank entboy2013
Reviewed 1 week ago
Helicopter over Grand Canyon

Great experience. Went with my wife and two daughters. It is a great way to see the canyon and surrounding area. Maverick staff very professional.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lawrence P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Got there in the end

Having booked for the Friday we had an expected telephone call to say the flight had been cancelled as a great big snowstorm had hit as far as Vegas . We re arranged for Sunday. We turned up on time. Very friendly staff who said...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 545shar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did this with my 19 and 22 year old kids. We absolutely loved it. The pilot was great and he went slowly over the canyon and quickly on the way over the forest. Definitely go with Maverick!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LoJo68
Maverick H, Guest Relations Manager at Maverick Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We know that you have a lot of choices when it comes to tour providers and we are honored that you chose us and enjoyed your experience.

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31 January 2019|
Response from Carol A | Reviewed this property |
I think you can probably book the day you want to go or day before. We were so disappointed to have to take the abbreviated tour for 20 minutes because of weather conditions. We only got $30 each refunded. I personally will... More
13 November 2018|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, I don't know. But if you book before you go then you will definately have a seat. If you wait until you get there you might not. I booked before we went. Everything went very smoothly. We were extremely... More
17 September 2018|
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Response from PaulGoodwin3 | Reviewed this property |
no just grand canyon