Western Journey: Grand Canyon West Rim Helicopter Tour with Landing from Las Vegas, NV

Maverick Helicopters Las Vegas6075 S Las Vegas BlvdLas Vegas, NV 89119
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Explore the amazing Eagle Point and Guano Point overlooks on this Grand Canyon West Rim helicopter tour from Las Vegas. Enjoy scenic aerial highlights and 3-hours of ground time to explore Grand Canyon West, located on the Hualapai Indian territory, and the optional Skywalk (additional fee). The adventure concludes with a flight over the Las Vegas Strip.

up to 7 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • Total tour duration is approximately 7 hours.
  • Enjoy aerial views of the historic Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Mojave Desert and 3 hours of ground time upon landing at the West Rim.
  • Roundtrip flight from Las Vegas aboard a top-of-the-line helicopter for 45 minutes each way. Max weight for each passenger is 300lbs.
  • FAA regulations require children 2 and older to have their own seats; minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes, and bring a camera, bottled water, sunglasses, and sunblock.
  • Remember to bring a valid picture ID for all passengers ages 18 and up, and a passport/birth certificate for lap children ages 23 months and under.
  • Includes a complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off within a 5-mile radius of the Las Vegas Strip.
  • Passengers in wheelchairs may be accommodated when accompanied by another passenger to assist with entering and exiting the helicopter.


from Western Journey: Grand Canyon West Rim Helicopter Tour with Landing
Journey from the Las Vegas Strip and begin your aerial adventure to one of the greatest natural wonders, the magnificent Grand Canyon. Soar over the historic Hoover Dam while enjoying panoramic views of Lake Mead and the remote Mojave Desert.

Upon landing, you will have three hours of ground time to explore and take in the various overlooks and highlights of Grand Canyon West, located on the Hualapai Indian Tribal land.

  • Eagle Point - named for the eagle-shaped rock formation visible from the rim, is home to the Skywalk.
  • The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a modern engineering marvel jetting 70 feet from the rim and 4,000 feet above the canyon floor. The Skywalk is an optional activity and may be purchased separately.
  • Guano Point, a breathtaking vista offering the best panoramic views of the Grand Canyon.

The Western Journey is approximately 7 hours (hotel to hotel), which includes an estimated 3 hours of ground time at Grand Canyon West.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Western Journey: Grand Canyon West Rim Helicopter Tour with Landing

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 most extensive 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 person is 300lbs, and 1,240lbs for total passenger weight on the helicopter. Please note that guests over the weight limit will need to purchase two seats, and inaccurately stated body weights may be canceled 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.