Grand Canyon Skywalk Express Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas, NV

Maverick Helicopters Las Vegas6075 S Las Vegas BlvdLas Vegas, NV 89119
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This thrilling Grand Canyon express helicopter tour heads out over the Mojave Desert on a direct flight to the Grand Canyon Skywalk. On the way, experience bird’s eye views of breathtaking sights like Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and more. The 5-hour tour includes Grand Canyon Skywalk tickets with VIP ground transportation, expedited admission, and souvenir photo.

up to 5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • This 5-hour Grand Canyon West Rim helicopter tour is fun for all ages.
  • Embark on a direct helicopter flight from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon Skywalk (45 minutes each way). Max weight for each passenger is 300lbs.
  • Enjoy aerial views of the historic Hoover Dam, Boulder City, Lake Mead, and Colorado River with 1-hour Grand Canyon ground time and Skywalk experience.
  • Includes VIP ground transport at the West Rim, Skywalk admission with souvenir photo, and complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off from your Las Vegas hotel.
  • Wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes, and bring a camera, bottled water, sunglasses, and sunblock.
  • FAA regulations require children 2 and older to have their own seats; minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Valid photo IDs are required for all passengers 18 and older, and a passport/birth certificate is required for lap children under the age of 2.
  • Can accommodate passengers in wheelchairs who have an accompanying passenger to assist them into and out of the helicopter.


from Grand Canyon Helicopter & Skywalk Odyssey Tour
Ascend from the famed Las Vegas Strip on a helicopter flight direct to Grand Canyon West and the Skywalk. Experience bird’s-eye views of the majestic Grand Canyon, Lake Las Vegas, Lake Mead, and the historic Hoover Dam.

Upon landing, get ready to witness a true engineering marvel, the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Unparalleled views of one of the world’s Seven Natural Wonders await from this breathtaking horseshoe-shaped glass bridge extending 70 feet out over the rim, giving you a clear view 4,000 feet below to the Grand Canyon floor.

This excursion includes VIP ground transportation, expedited admission to the Skywalk and a souvenir photo. To protect the glass walkway and preserve the Grand Canyon, no personal items are permitted on the Skywalk. This includes cameras, cellphones, strollers, purses, backpacks, etc.

The return flight affords you more splendid views of the canyon and Lake Mead. As you get closer to Las Vegas, you'll head to historic Downtown Las Vegas, home to Fremont Street and the city's oldest casinos. On your return flight continue south along Las Vegas Boulevard, where you'll savor unparalleled views of the world's most extravagant hotels, such as Bellagio and the iconic Caesars Palace.

Other highlights of this portion of the tour include Paris Las Vegas' Eiffel Tower, The Strat tower and The Mirage's volcanic landscaping.

The Skywalk Odyssey is approximately 5 hours (hotel to hotel) which includes an estimated 1.25 hours of ground time at Grand Canyon West.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Grand Canyon Helicopter & Skywalk Odyssey Tour

What type of aircraft does Maverick Helicopters fly?

Maverick Helicopters exclusively flies EC130 & H130 ECO-Star helicopters. In addition to experienced pilots, Maverick is equipped with the largest and youngest fleet of ECO-Star helicopters—designed and engineered for comfort and viewing features.

Are there restrooms when we land at the Grand Canyon?

Yes, restroom facilities are available at Grand Canyon West Rim.

Is the helicopter tour recommended for children? Can my child sit on my lap?

Yes, the helicopter tour is fun for all ages! But minor passengers must be accompanied by adults. Children 2 years old and above are required to have their own seat, while children under 2 can only be considered a lap child with proof of age—passport or birth certificate.

Is there a weight limit?

The maximum weight limit per passenger is 300lbs, and 1,240lbs for the total weight of passengers on the helicopter. Please note that guests over the weight limit will need to purchase two seats, and inaccurately stated body weights may result in cancelation without a refund.

Are pregnant women allowed to board the helicopter?

Yes, pregnant guests fly with Maverick Helicopters often. However, it is always recommended to check with your doctor before booking.

Can I fly to the Grand Canyon if I am in a wheelchair?

Yes, however, guests who require wheelchair assistance must be accompanied by another passenger who can assist in entering and exiting the helicopter. Collapsible wheelchairs can be transported in Maverick Helicopters in most cases as the aircraft is ADA compliant.

What should I wear? What do I need to bring?

Please wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes for the hot, sunny weather. Please bring a valid photo ID to prove you are 18 and older, a camera, sunblock, hats, hair ties, sunglasses, and bottled water—other beverages are not permitted on the flight.

Can I use my cellphone during the flight?

Yes, but only for taking photos and videos while your mobile phone is set to airplane mode before boarding. If using a camera instead, your mobile device must be turned off before boarding. Calls, messaging, and data use are prohibited on the helicopter.

Can I bring a camera on my tour? Can I take pictures of the aircraft?

Yes, guests are encouraged to take photos and videos on board the helicopters. The use of professional cameras and action cameras such as GoPros is welcome, but please note that flash photography is prohibited. You can also take pictures of the aircraft after landing, but not on the airport ramp.