Grand Canyon Aerial Tours

Take flight and experience the Grand Canyon like never before. Grand Canyon West offers the unique opportunity for guests to fly above and beneath the rim of the Grand Canyon, offering views you can’t see from any viewpoint on the ground. Choose from a variety of tour options and enjoy breathtaking views of this amazing natural wonder.


For more information, please call 1-888-868-WEST or 928-769-2636.

Helicopter & Aerial Tours

Double prop plane flying through the Grand Canyon

The Condor Flight

Enjoy a 20-minute ride in a fixed-wing airplane high above the Grand Canyon with this affordable tour.

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Flight of the Eagle

Explore the Grand Canyon from an eagle’s eyes. Soar through the years of history that have created the canyon you see today on this 12-15-minute flight that takes you over the rim for views not available anywhere else.

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Helicopter ride through the Grand Canyon
Helicopter on Canyon floor

Grand Canyon Discovery

Experience spectacular bird’s-eye views while descending 3,500 feet below the rim, where you will enjoy the mystique and grandeur of the Grand Canyon by landing on the banks of the Colorado River. The trip lasts approximately 40 minutes, with 20-30 minutes at the bottom of the canyon.

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Helicopter/Pontoon Boat

Get the best of both worlds with this exhilarating tour. Fly through the canyon and land 4,000 feet below the rim on the banks of the Colorado River, where you’ll board a pontoon boat and enjoy a ride on the river between the rugged canyon walls. Our River Guide will share stories of history that is sure to fascinate.

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Helicopter on Canyon floor
Helicopter taking off from Grand Canyon floor

Historical River Tour

Historical River Tour Another helicopter/river float combination, our Historical River Tour features a flight through the canyon plus a ½-hour smooth float ride down the river. During your boat ride, you’ll view the Skywalk from down below, the bat cave across from Guano Point, and the majestic canyon walls. This tour lasts for 2½ hours total and has two departures: 10:00 a.m. (arriving back around 12:30 p.m.) and 2:30 p.m. (arriving back around 5:00 p.m.).

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