Las Vegas Helicopter Tours


Choosing from all the Las Vegas helicopter tours that are available can become a daunting task. To simplify things we have summarized the most popular Las Vegas helicopter tours available. You can do a quick and simple Vegas strip helicopter tour, a Hoover Dam tour, or one of the popular Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours. The Grand Canyon helicopter tours have quickly become one of the best ways to take in the amazing sites. With an advantage over other air tours, helicopters are allowed to fly around a thousand feet lower than an airplane. Depending on how you would like to see the canyon sights, tours are available in a few different types of helicopter’s. Because of their large windows, many people prefer touring the huge canyon in a Bell helicopter. Other visitor’s might favor a quieter trip and decide on a Eco-Star helicopter that features “quiet technology”.

The Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopter tours gives you the option to begin your journey from several location, the most popular being Las Vegas. The other locations are in Arizona and include the Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon West Rim, Lake Powell, and Phoenix.

Sunset Grand Celebration With Vegas Strip (9.6 Editor Rating)

What’s Included:

  • Breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam
  • Landing at the bottom of Grand Canyon, 4,000 feet below the rim
  • Champagne picnic on the canyon floor
  • Exploration time
  • Aerial views of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip at sunset
  • Multilingual narration available in 10 languages
  • Complimentary round trip limousine service
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Sunset Helicopter Tour

If the Grand Celebration is the crowning jewel in our helicopter tour collection, then there’s simply no surpassing our Sunset Grand Celebration with Las Vegas Strip tour. Passengers take flight in an EcoStar EC-130 helicopter, considered the quietest and most environmentally friendly helicopter in the world. The spacious aircraft features stadium seating and 180-degree unobstructed view through

Guests will fly over awe-inspiring, world-renowned attractions and wonders of the world including Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Grand Canyon and the Skywalk. This tour lands at the bottom of the canyon on a private plateau overlooking the Colorado River. While there, you’ll enjoy Champagne and refreshments while surrounded by the majestic grandeur of the Grand Canyon.

For a perfectly unforgettable conclusion, this version of our most popular tour is timed to culminate with a departure from the canyon into the golden light of the setting sun and then views of the Las Vegas strip at twilight! Click Here for more information.

North Canyon With Ecostar (9.4 Editor Rating)

This is definitely one of those things you need to do at least once. When you look back in 20 years you can say, “I did that one”. This full day tour is custom made for you to spend the maximum amount of time in the Canyon with very little travel time.

What’s Included:

  • Aerial tour of Grand Canyon
  • 1st Class EcoStar EC130 Aircraft
  • Oversize windows, stadium seating
  • Central Canyon Rim
  • Multi-lingual tour narration
  • Tour Duration: 25-30 minutes
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EcoStar Grand Canyon

The North Canyon with EcoStar Grand Canyon helicopter tour features our state of the art, environmentally friendly, EcoStar EC130 Aircraft. These helicopters have been designed from the ground up with air tourism in mind and feature a nearly 180 degree field of view, all forward facing stadium raised seating, and a low-noise stable flight. The tour itself ventures through the Dragon Corridor of the Grand Canyons South Rim. It’s at this point that the canyon is at its widest, deepest, and most geographically dynamic. If you have ever wondered how an eagle would see Grand Canyon, this is it! Click Here for more information.

Golden Eagle Air Tour (9.3 Editor Rating)

This Grand Canyon Helicopter tour is as good as it gets. Your trip begins in Las Vegas where you will board the Helicopter and head to the Grand Canyon West Rim. Once you land at the Grand Canyon, you will have ample time to explore its beauty with another optional helicopter tour down to a private bluff in the canyon.

What’s Included:

  • Get picked up in a complimentary stretched limousine.
  • Flight over the Las Vegas Strip.
  • Amazing aerial views of the Grand Canyon.
  • Scenic Helicopter flight over the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead.
  • State of the art helicopter with luxurious comfort and wraparound windows.
  • Multi-lingual narration.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off by limousine.

The Golden Eagle with Strip tour departs from the Atlantic Air terminal located in the heart of Las Vegas! This helicopter tour is perfect for Las Vegas guests who are pressed on time and desire to see as much of the Grand Canyon as possible. You will be picked up at your hotel by a limousine and depart from our private heliport. The tour includes aerial views of the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead as well as the spectacular West Rim of the Grand Canyon. You’ll be amazed by the majesty, brilliant palette of colors and rugged beauty as you pass through millions of years of geological time. Upon returning from the Canyon, you’ll fly over the beautiful Las Vegas Strip. Click here for more information.

Grand Canyon Explorer and Eldorado Adventure Tour (9.5 Editor Rating)

On this Grand Canyon helicopter tour you will enjoy an airplane flight to the remote region of the Grand Canyon, the North Rim, for a day on a real working ranch. At the Ranch, you will have a variety of additional options which include ATV rides (extra charge), and more. The tour includes a wonderful western-style lunch. This tour will give you the ability to visit what some call the REAL Grand Canyon park, the North Rim.

What’s Included:

  • Air tour over the Grand Canyon with views of the Skywalk
  • Guided tour of the historic Techatticup Gold Mine & Mill Site
  • Guided desert outdoor excursion via your choice of ATV, Baja Jeep, Horseback riding, or Kayak/Paddleboard
  • Champagne picnic lunch
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
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Helicopter View of Vegas Strip

Begin your desert adventure with a helicopter ride over the spectacular Hoover Dam and the beautiful Lake Mead. Prepare yourself to be wowed by the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon as your helicopter tour continues through the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Fly by Guano Point and Eagle Point, which is the home of the marvelous Skywalk Glass Bridge. Enjoy the vistas that only an aerial perspective can provide. At the end of your helicopter tour, you will land at Eldorado Canyon where you will be treated to a Champagne lunch and a bit of time to reflect on your aerial tour. The next stage of the tour is a guided adventure into the Techatticup Gold Mine, where you will walk the paths and tunnels that the miners used. If you are lucky, you might catch a glimpse of Jim Jones ghost. The remainder of the tour puts you in touch with the natural beauty of Eldorado Canyon as you enjoy a guided 2-hour outdoor adventure on your choice of ATV, Horseback, Baja Jeep, or by Kayak/Paddleboard.

Eldorado Outdoor Excursion:

ATV – Experience the exhilaration of riding an ATV through the desert landscape of Eldorado Canyon and enjoy getting up-close-and-personal with its rugged natural beauty. Boots or sturdy shoes are required (no open-toed shoes, sandals, high heels or flip-flops are permitted). ATV riders must be a minimum of 16 years of age with a valid driver’s license. One person is permitted per ATV. Click Here for more information.

Grand Celebration Tour (9.4 Editor Rating)

What’s Included:

  • Breathtaking panoramic views of the Hoover Dam, Grand Wash Cliffs, Grapevine Mesa and Grand Canyon West
  • Landing at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, 4,000 ft. below the rim
  • An unforgettable champagne picnic with time to explore
  • EC-130 Helicopter with luxurious comfort and wraparound windows
  • Multi-lingual narration
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

The Grand Celebration is the crowning jewel in our selection of helicopter tours. It is easily the most popular and regularly sells out weeks in advance. This helicopter tour provides stunning aerial views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and of course the Grand Canyon. Additionally, this tour lands at the bottom of the canyon on a private plateau overlooking the mighty Colorado River. There, guests enjoy a champagne picnic and refreshments while surrounded by the awe inspiring grandeur that is the Grand Canyon. It is truly an experience unlike any other! Click Here for more information.

Hoover Dam Helicopter Air Tour (8.9 Editor Rating)

What’s Included:

  • Complimentary hotel transfers
  • Spectacular views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and Black Canyon
  • Approximately 10 to 15 minutes of flight time
  • Tour Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours hotel to hotel
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Hoover Dam Helicopter View

You will be picked up at your Las Vegas hotel and shuttled to our Boulder City terminal. There, you will check in and board your helicopter. Our Hoover Dam helicopter tour flies at a low level over the Hoover Dam in a deluxe state of the art helicopter. Guests will get magnificent, unobstructed views from the air of this engineering marvel rising 726 feet from its foundation. Have your camera ready as you will fly over Lake Mead, America’s largest man-made reservoir and the beautiful Black Canyon before returning to the terminal and catching a shuttle back to your hotel. Click Here for more information.

Grand Voyager With Skywalk (9.5 Editor Rating)

What’s Included:

  • Airplane flight from Las Vegas area to Grand Canyon West
  • 4,000 foot helicopter descent and return
  • Pontoon boat cruise on Colorado River
  • Skywalk admission at Eagle Point
  • Light meal at Guano Point
  • Hotel to hotel transfers

*Note: Cameras are not allowed on the Skywalk

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Skywalk Top View

Join us on our Grand Voyager Expedition with Skywalk tour from Las Vegas. You will be picked up from your Las Vegas Hotel and shuttled out to our Boulder City Terminal for check-in. You will then board our fixed-wing Vistaliner airplane and proceed to fly 35 minutes to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Enjoy the picturesque views of the Hoover Dam, Colorado River and Lake Mead while relaxing on your flight. Upon arrival at the Grand Canyon West airport, you will deplane the aircraft and proceed to board a helicopter, which will take you on a journey to the Canyon’s floor.

Take a gentle hike to the base of the Colorado River and board a pontoon boat. Following that, sit back and relax on a one mile boat trip on the majestic Colorado River, then return to the helipad for your return flight to the rim of the canyon. Your air-conditioned motor coach awaits to take you to the first stop, Eagle Point. Get your camera ready as you will be amazed at the views of the eagle-like rock formation and the beautiful colored walls of the Grand Canyon. You’ll then experience the Skywalk, a glass bottom bridge suspended 70 feet over the edge of the rim. You’ll then proceed to Guano Point for more picturesque views and a meal before heading back to Las Vegas. Click Here for more information.