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Grand Canyon South Rim Tour by Airplane

  • Aerial views of Grand Canyon National Park, Red Rocks of Sedona, and more
  • Each airplane seat is a window seat with unobstructed views
  • View remote parts of the Grand Canyon that few visitors get to see
Grand Canyon South Rim Tour by Airplane
From US$397.00
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Deluxe air and ground tour of the Grand Canyon South Rim; includes lunch
From US$549.00
Aerial Tour
2.5-hour aerial tour of the Grand Canyon South Rim Tour
From US$397.00
A sightseeing flight tour from Phoenix helps to show the vastness of the Grand Canyon in a way that a ground tour can’t. On this trip, take off in a high-winged plane that offers unobstructed views of the red rock labyrinth below. Upgrade to the longer tour and you land in Grand Canyon National Park and enjoy a guided Jeep tour of the rim, plus lunch.
What to Expect
Your morning begins with a safety briefing at the Phoenix Deer Valley Airport. You travel comfortably in either a Cessna Caravan or T207 where every seat is a window seat with unobstructed views of the scenery below.

On the 3-hour round-trip flight from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon, your pilot flies at an altitude perfect for sightseeing. From the air, you have a clear view of the red rock canyons of Sedona, the rugged cactus-covered Tonto National Forest, and the Painted Desert’s multicolored formations.

Upgrade to the ground tour option to experience a landing in Grand Canyon National Park and a Jeep tour of the rim. Here you stroll through the historic Grand Canyon Village and gaze into the the Grand Canyon from one of the rim’s many overlooks. You also enjoy lunch in the park before heading back to the Grand Canyon Airport for the flight back to Phoenix.
Reviews (24)
1 - 5 of 9 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2018
Perfect Day

I have been attempting a trip to the Grand Canyon for a number of years. The delay was well worth it given the quality of the day my wife and I had. I cannot say enough good things about the day we had. It was...More

1  Thank gastrnome
Reviewed 12 August 2018
Great Day! Unbelieveable, worth every penny

My family and I really enjoyed this trip. The flight was flawless . Ben was an excellent pilot and we enjoyed our ride . The views were amazing and your really can't see the canyon from a better angle. You can take a thousand pictures...More

1  Thank edisonparkpete
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I took my Husband John on the Adventure Tour to the Grand Canyon and it was absolutely AMAZING! LINDSEY was so GREAT and answered all my questions and she also has a big heart. I was afraid to go on a small aircraft but LINDSEY...More

Thank countsto21
Reviewed 3 March 2018
Great Tour

We had a great time on this tour, the airplane ride up included a quick fly by Sedona, great 1/2 hour tour of the Grand Canyon, then enjoyed the 3 hour Pink Jeep Tour that allowed us to get up close and personal with the...More

Thank ehbeer4
Reviewed 28 February 2018
Great way to see the Grand Canyon with limited time

We stayed in Scottsdale for our vacation and took Westwind from the Deer Valley airport only 20 minutes away. Our family of five (kids 13, 10, 3) had never seen the Grand Canyon. Flying up there in 1 hour was such a treat over driving...More

Thank Alexandra C
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