VIP Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour From Boulder City
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Imagine soaring like an eagle over the majestic Grand Canyon, witnessing one of the world’s natural wonders from a perspective few get to experience.
Your Grand Canyon chopper tour with champagne toast begins with a VIP experience as you lift off from either Las Vegas or Boulder City, embarking on a round-trip flight into the heart of the canyon.
Celebrate this aerial adventure with a champagne picnic 4,000 feet below the West Rim, surrounded by the ancient rock walls of one of the most awe-inspiring places on Earth.
Chopper Tour Summary
- Departure from Las Vegas or Boulder City with hotel transfer options.
- Breathtaking flight over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Grapevine Mesa, Joshua Tree, and the Grand Wash Cliffs Wilderness.
- Exquisite views of the South, North, and West Rims of the Grand Canyon.
- Pilot narration providing insights into the landmarks and the canyon’s history.
- Luxurious Champagne picnic on the canyon floor.
- Flexible departure times, including sunset flights for a spectacular view.
What You’ll See
Descend over the dramatic South Rim, where the Colorado River carves through the oldest and most geologically diverse section of the canyon. Gaze in awe at the widest and deepest parts of the Grand Canyon, with layers of red and orange rock telling stories of Earth’s past.
Though less visited, the North Rim offers a serene and lush landscape, a contrast to the stark beauty of the South Rim. It stands as a testament to the power of nature to shape and be shaped, with rugged cliffs and forests that are home to an array of wildlife.
It’s at the West Rim where your helicopter gently descends to the canyon floor for a Champagne toast among the towering walls. The West Rim is home to the famous Skywalk and offers a unique perspective of the canyon’s grandeur.
Marvel at the Hoover Dam’s art deco design and the immense power generation that symbolizes American ingenuity and resilience.
The vast Lake Mead unfolds below, a sapphire jewel amidst the desert, reflecting the surrounding landscape and sky.
Grapevine Mesa & Joshua Tree
Over Grapevine Mesa, spot the distinctive Joshua Trees, an iconic symbol of the Mojave Desert, standing resilient in the arid climate.
Grand Wash Cliffs Wilderness
Witness the grand finale over the Grand Wash Cliffs Wilderness, where rugged terrain meets the sky in a dramatic display of nature’s artistry.
What’s Not Included
- Gratuities are a gesture of appreciation for your pilot’s expert guidance and are not included in the tour price.
- A fuel surcharge of USD 30 per person will apply to bookings made from March 21, 2022, ensuring the continuation of these magnificent tours for all to enjoy.
Your journey to the Grand Canyon begins at the Papillon Helicopter Terminal in Boulder City, NV, a short drive from the glitter of Las Vegas.
Guests opting for hotel transfer should schedule their pickup in advance by calling the local supplier. Make sure to check in 45 minutes prior to your departure to ensure a seamless experience.
- Memorable Day: “Friendly staff and pilot… breathtaking scenery.“
- Brilliant: “Absolutely fabulous trip, loved everything… our pilot Ali was so nice!”
- Sunset Canyon Tour: “Pilot Jimmy… engaged and very informative… the sunset flying back to Vegas was a real treat.”
- A Spectacular Must Do: “Absolutely fantastic experience… our pilot, Derek was a superstar.”
- Bucket List Worthy! “Wonderful experience… Would definitely love to fly with them again!“
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is there a minimum age to fly on the Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour with Champagne Toast?
A: Children under 2 years are considered lap children and fly free with proof of age provided at check-in.
Q: Can a child fly without an accompanying adult?
A: Children 16 and under require an adult to accompany them.
Q: Can my child sit on my lap during the flight?
A: Yes, children under 2 may sit on a lap per FAA regulations.
Q: What type of aircraft is used for the tour?
A: The tour uses state-of-the-art EC-130 Eco-Star or Eurocopter AS350 helicopters, designed for maximum visibility and comfort.
Q: How long is the actual flight time?
A: The total flight duration is approximately 70 minutes, with about 30 minutes at the Grand Canyon West Rim for exploration and photos.
Q: What should we bring with us for the tour?
A: Bring valid photo ID, cameras, and sunglasses. Comfortable clothing and sensible shoes are recommended.
Q: What happens if there is bad weather?
A: Flights may be rescheduled or refunded if weather conditions are not