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Grand Canyon West Rim Adventure: Helicopter Tour and Lunch

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Overview
The most efficient way to visit the Grand Canyon from Sedona in one day is by air. On this day tour, travel by plane from Sedona to the Grand Canyon—learning about the area from your pilot en route—and then board a helicopter for below-rim descent and landing on the Colorado River, which you tour briefly by boat. Lunch at Guano Point is included and you can also experience Skywalk — a see-through platform that hovers over the canyon.
Highlights
  • See the Grand Canyon by plane, helicopter, and boat on this tour from Sedona
  • Dip below the Grand Canyon's West Rim to the Colorado River by helicopter
  • Indian cultural performance and barbecue lunch at Guano Point included
  • Door-to-door transportation from your Sedona lodging included
What to Expect
Begin your Grand Canyon tour with pickup from your Sedona hotel to Cottonwood Airport. Skip the drive to the Grand Canyon and instead board a plane for a short flight to Grand Canyon West Airport. Upon landing, transfer to a helicopter and fly 4,000 feet (1,219 meters) below the West Rim to the Colorado River—one of the most dramatic excursions in the Grand Canyon. Then, transfer to a pontoon for a short boat ride on the Colorado River before returning by helicopter to the West Rim. Board a shuttle for a scenic drive to Eagle Point, where you watch a Hualapai cultural performance and can optionally purchase a ticket to Skywalk or relax and admire the views. Next, continue to Guano Point for a barbecue lunch on the canyon rim. Conclude your tour with the return flight to Cottonwood and hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
420 Happy Jack Way, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, USA
Departure Time
Flights departs between 8am and 10:30am depending on the season. You will need to call and reconfirm your departure time with the local operator. Contact details will be provided on your prepaid voucher.
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Round-trip airplane transport from Cottonwood Airport
  • 10 minute helicopter flight to the bottom of Grand Canyon West
  • Indian culture performance at Eagle Point
  • Hot lunch
  • Passenger and facility fees
  • 15 minute float ride on Colorado River
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Grand Canyon Skywalk admission ($35)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Individual passenger weights, including infants, MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Infants are considered lap children if they are under the age of two years and have proof of age, such as a passport or a copy of their birth certificate
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 285lb (129kg / 20.35 stone) will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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+5
The pilot was beyond professional and flew the plain superbly. We felt safe the entire day and saw the most stunning views from the air. When we touched down in the Grand Canyon the pilot stayed with us the whole time and made sure we were kept informed on where to proceed to
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Response from SedonAirTours, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Canyon West Rim Adventure: Helicopter Tour and Lunch
Responded 27 Jun 2018
Thank you for your review! We have both the Grand Canyon West tour that you took that goes down into the canyon or the 2 hour flyover of the south rim. Either way is a great way to see the canyon without the long drive. Thanks for flying with us.
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This was an amazing way to see the Grand Canyon, truly a highlight of our visit to Arizona. Our pilot Steve was fun and funny and went out of his way to make sure we were safe and having a good time. He pointed out places of interest as we flew over them and was always willing
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Response from SedonAirTours, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Canyon West Rim Adventure: Helicopter Tour and Lunch
Responded 9 Mar 2018
Thank you for your review. Steve is indeed a gem and we are lucky to have him flying for us!! We are so glad that you had time to fly with us to the Grand Canyon trip while you were visiting from Ohio. We hope you will fly with us again on your next trip. I will pass your kudos on to Steve.
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We felt like VIPs on this amazing and fun filled day. Our pilot, Steve S., was professional, very informative and always attentive to our needs all day. Our flight to and over the Grand Canyon was perfect!!! Steve pointed out many landmarks and answered all our questions. He
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Response from SedonAirTours, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Canyon West Rim Adventure: Helicopter Tour and Lunch
Responded 8 Jan 2018
Thank you for your review!! I will pass your kudos on to Steve. You are definitely right--he does enjoy his job! We feel it is very important to be there for our guests at the West Rim, otherwise it could be confusing and our guests wouldn't get the full experience of the Grand Canyon. Thanks again for your comments.
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+6
We called the night before to schedule and we're able to get a small discount, they even picked us up from our Airbnb! All the employees were friendly and very honest about the highs and lows of the trip so we knew when to run off by ourselves to take photos. All of the pilots
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Response from SedonAirTours, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Canyon West Rim Adventure: Helicopter Tour and Lunch
Responded 19 Dec 2017
Thank you for your review! The tour of Grand Canyon West is a great way to see the canyon from the rim and one of the few ways to see it from the bottom. We are so glad you flew with us! Thanks again for taking the time to add your comments.
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Did the West rim adventure with my wife, and it was simply stunning. Our pilot Steve was great! There was only 3 of us on the airplane flight up to the Grand Canyon. It was a perfect flight no wind and unlimited views. The entire day was about 7-8 hours from the time we left, it
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Response from SedonAirTours, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Canyon West Rim Adventure: Helicopter Tour and Lunch
Responded 4 Nov 2017
Thanks for your comments! I will pass your kudos on to Steve. It is amazing to see the canyon from the air and from the bottom. We are so glad you flew with us!
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