Take off on an exhilarating flight over Lake Mead and Mojave Desert with views of the extinct volcano Fortification Hill aboard Maverick Helicopters’ Wind Dancer Grand Canyon excursion. You’ll land 3,500 feet below the rim for champagne and snacks overlooking the Colorado River. On your return, enjoy stunning views of the Bowl of Fire and Las Vegas Strip.
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.
No restrooms are available for the landing at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. It is best to use the restrooms before boarding the helicopter.
Yes, the Wind Dancer 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 age 2 are considered a lap child with proof of age—passport or birth certificate.
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.
Yes, pregnant guests fly with Maverick Helicopters often. However, it is always recommended to check with your doctor before booking.
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.
Please wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes for the hot, sunny weather and Grand Canyon's terrain. 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. This Grand Canyon helicopter tour offers light snacks, champagne, and other beverages.
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.
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.