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Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour

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icon4 hours  (approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Fly to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, and soar over the canyon walls into its mysterious depths on this scenic flight from Las Vegas. Marvel at sights such as the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Fortification Hill from above, then feel the exhilaration of flying along the rim of the Grand Canyon. Choose from several departure times for this tour, which includes round-trip hotel transport.
  • Scenic helicopter flight to the Grand Canyon West Rim
  • See Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Grand Canyon
  • Hear informative commentary from your professional pilot
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included from Las Vegas

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

For those short on time in Vegas, this helicopter tour stays in the air for extended canyon views.
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90-minute helicopter tour
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Light refreshments
All taxes and fees
Fuel surcharge
Gratuities
This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
5596 Haven St , 5596 Haven St, Las Vegas, NV 89119, USA

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This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 250 pounds / 113 kilos. will be required to purchase an additional seat that is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note that the maximum weight limit for any single passenger is 375 pounds / 170 Kilos. Passengers over this weight will regrettably not be able to fly.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY 5 Star Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • 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.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
Are there any special requirements for pregnant women on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:We recommend pregnant women consult a medical professional, however, we have safely flown thousands of pregnant women.
Mar 2021
Q:
Is there a minimum age to fly on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:Any age is welcome—infants under 2 years on the day of travel fly as a lap child.
Mar 2021
Q:
On average, how long before my scheduled flight will I be picked up from my hotel for the Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour?
A:Approximately 1.5 hours prior to the departure time depending on hotel location.
Mar 2021
Q:
How long after the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour is finished will I be back at my hotel?
A:Approximately 1 hour.
Mar 2021
Q:
I don't need transport for the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour- how do I let you know?
A:There is free parking at our terminal. Let us know if you are driving yourself in the "Special Requirements" box during checkout. You can also let us know after booking by visiting 'Manage my Booking' and emailing us there.
Mar 2021
Q:
Where is the meeting point for the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:The meeting point for this tour is 5596 Haven Street, Las Vegas, NV, 89119
Oct 2021
Q:
Is there parking near the terminal for self-driving customers on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:Yes – parking is free.
Mar 2021
Q:
Do you accommodate seating requests on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:You can make requests; however, seating location is based on weight and balance calculations determined at flight departure time.
Mar 2021
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What happens if I am over the weight limit at check-in for the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:For comfort & safety, Passengers exceeding 250 lbs will be required to purchase an additional seat at 100% of the applicable retail price. Passengers exceeding stated body weights may be off-loaded at the time of check-in without a refund.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I take pictures with the helicopter before/after my Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:For daytime helicopter tours, we allow photos before and after with the helicopter.
Mar 2021
Q:
Do I need a photo ID for the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:Yes, all guests over 18 must provide valid photo identification such as a driver's license or passport.
Mar 2021
Q:
What do I need to bring with me on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:If aged 18, we require photo identification. We also recommend bringing your camera/cellphone, wearing sensible footwear, layered clothing, sunglasses, and during the hotter summer months, hats and sunscreen may also be suitable.
Mar 2021
Q:
How should I dress for the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:We recommend wearing comfortable layered clothing and sensible footwear.
Mar 2021
Q:
Should I eat before the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour or wait until afterward?
A:You should do what makes you most comfortable. However, if you suffer from travel sickness, we recommend you consult a medical professional for advice on anti-sickness medicine available over the counter.
Mar 2021
Q:
What is the helicopter capacity on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:Our helicopters hold six passengers: four seated in the rear row and two seated in the front row next to the pilot.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I arrange a private helicopter for just my party for the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:Yes, in order to have a private helicopter, you may purchase all six seats.
Mar 2021
Q:
Do you do anything to celebrate any special occasions on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:Yes, we can offer add-ons such as birthday cake, champagne, photos, private options, messages, flowers, etc. (at additional cost) Feel free to mention any requests in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout.
Mar 2021
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What type of aircraft do you use on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:We operate currently using the Airbus AStar AS 350 B2 model helicopter.
Mar 2021
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May I bring food/drink on board with me on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:We allow bottled water onboard the aircraft.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can my child sit on my lap during the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:No, only infants under the age of 2 can travel on laps per FAA regulations.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can a child fly without an accompanying adult on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:Children under 17 must have an accompanying adult.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I bring my service animal on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:No, unfortunately, we cannot allow service animals on board the helicopter.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I bring a medical oxygen tank on board with me on the Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:The oxygen tank must be approved by the Federal Dept. of Transportation for it to be carried in the aircraft.
Mar 2021
Q:
What happens if there is bad weather the day of my Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:If we have to cancel due to bad weather, we will attempt to reschedule your tour or provide a full refund.
Mar 2021
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour.

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  • "If you are lucky enough to sit up front with the pilot, then this experience will be much better for you." See review

Reviews

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star-4.5
330 Reviews

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star-5
A must see visit if in Las Vegas
ROBERT_R
, May 2022
Pilot was great, ‘mad-dog Mick’ mad the journey fantastic with his humour and knowledge of the area, highly recommend 5 star helicopter tours
star-4
Four people will have amazing views, two will not.
Emmet_O
, May 2022
It was a great trip, but be warned you can end up being assigned a middle seat. Good luck taking any photos if you do. And it costs the same as a front seat too.
star-5
Amazing!
Joan_C
, May 2022
What an amazing adventure. Friendly professional staff! Great pick up service and great pilot. Bought this as a birthday gift and it didn’t disappoint. These Canadians are so satisfied! Worth every penny!
star-5
Fab trip
Michael_M
, May 2022
An amazing trip that made our holiday! From pick up (although this was changed from our hotel Palazzo to treasure island.. no biggie though just a little walk) to drop off, the whole experience was well organised. The flight was amazing and the pilot made us all feel comfortable and relaxed, with lots of interesting info along the way. Everyone was friendly and our minibus driver went out of his way to accommodate our needs by dropping us at a different part of the strip for us to continue our sight seeing. I would 100% recommend to family and friends.
star-5
A Vegas Must!
Chad_T
, May 2022
Stop looking at other tours and just book this one! Without a doubt it was well worth it and the whole experience. One annoying thing to note is that, they did say they would pick us up from our hotel which was the Plazzo, however we had to walk to Treasure Island. They said this was down to works, however they didn’t affect other cars or buses so still not sure on why that was an issue to them. The process was nice and easy and they did contact us to let us know the plan etc. We had Mad Mike and he is just by far an asset to this company. He’s knowledge and experience made us all feel at ease and we got some great views with plenty of fun commentary along the way. Don’t think about it and just book it!.
star-1
Unpleasant trip
Paula_B
, May 2022
The helicopter was old, the weather was really bad and windy and the company should never have done the flight. Whole trip unpleasant.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Paula, Thank you for your review. Please know that our Airbus helicopters recently underwent new interiors so your remark of "old" is untrue. As for the wind, we have an impeccable safety record and would cancel any flight that would pose a safety risk. It is unfortunate that your experience was less than exceptional due to weather which we are unable to control yet will always make a safe determination if a flight will operate.
star-3
Good flight, but it I was...
Franklin_G
, May 2022
Good flight, but it I was too cramped. The views were limited from the back row, and I wish we could have had more opportunities for a pictures.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you for your review. Seat assignment in the helicopter is based on weight & balance. Private photo flights are available for $699.00 including private SUV Las Vegas Resort hotel pickup and drop-off.
star-5
Must do in Las Vegas
Jeffrey_C
, May 2022
Highly recommend. Awesome pilot guides you on a memorable experience. It was the highlight of our vacation besides Bruno Mars!!!
star-5
Knocked a thing off my bucket list, and I would do it again and again.
Bonnie_S
, May 2022
Enjoyed our piolet Jorden so much. He made it so informative and fun at the same time! The weather was perfect the flight was awesome! I'd recommend this adventure to anyone interested in flying in a helicopter.
star-5
Simply amazing
Titus_B
, May 2022
If you are doubting whether it's worth the money to fly over and into the grand canyon, take the gamble and go, it's a guaranteed amazing experience.
star-5
Super
David_H
, Apr 2022
Fantastic helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas. Great pilot with expert local knowledge
star-5
Five Star VIP Experience
Andrew_J
, Apr 2022
From start to finish we we’re looked after impeccably. Everything was spick and span. From the driver of the Minibus to the lady that checked us in and staff that escorted us to the helicopter we could t have been looked after any better. The pilot was exceptional and very knowledgeable and made the whole experience memorable thank you.
star-1
Furious with overall trip .
ROBERT_W
, Apr 2022
Nothing : Horrible trip. Over priced and ads were deceiving . Will never recommend this to anyone . Left ride in tears and in pain .
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Geat tour
Stephen_B
, Apr 2022
Stunning views of the Grand Canyon, Great pilot ,very informative, certainly knew his stuff,highly recommend this tour !!
star-5
Fantastic.
David_P
, Apr 2022
The staff at 5-star was fantastic and the trip was amazing. Our pilot kept us informed the entire trip of where we were and what was happening. I would definitely take this tour again under better weather conditions.
star-5
Best money we ever spent❤️
Shelley_M
, Apr 2022
The tour was amazing. Best money we have ever spent. Jordan the pilot was so friendly and a great narrator. Would highly recommend❤️❤️❤️
star-5
5 stars for five star helicopter tours
Fran_H
, Apr 2022
Our first helicopter ride to see the Grand Canyon and Hoover dam. What a great experience. Our tour was awesome thanks to a friendly and helpful staff. from Joe who picked us up from our hotel and gave us some recommendations for shows and tacos, to Ashley at the counter and her photography skills and finally our pilot Manny. Manny was the best, he gave us a great flight with spectacular views and was very informative as our aerial tour guide. Highly recommend 5 star helicopter tours. You won't be disappointed
star-5
Enjoyed the commentary...
Kelley_T
, Apr 2022
Enjoyed the commentary from Ray & the beautiful scenery of the canyon Everything was well organized.
star-5
The experience of a lifetime!
Melanie_B
, Mar 2022
Outstanding views like none other! Very professional staff. Worth the money, for us! Unbelievable experience!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Melanie, Thank you for your feedback. The experience can be breathtaking. Hope to see you on future excursions.
star-5
Trip of a life time!
Sean_K
, Mar 2022
Our pilot, Mad Dog Mike, MADE the trip! Very knowledgeable and made everyone onboard feel comfortable. This place is BEYOND 5 Stars! Next time I'm in Vegas, I'm booking another tour. From the moment we walked in the door, we knew we were in good hands! We wish them many years of success!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Sean, Thank you for this review. Our pilots are always excited to hear feed on the experiences. Mad Dog is an amazing pilot and tour guide. We look forward to seeing you on future excursions.

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