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45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan, Arizona

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Grand Canyon Village, United States
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icon45 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English

Overview

Take an exhilarating helicopter flight that whisks you from the Grand Canyon’s South Rim to the North Rim. Through the ECO-Star helicopter’s panoramic windows, see the world's largest ponderosa pines in Kaibab National Forest and the mighty Colorado River. Snap photos of the Painted Desert, Desert View Watchtower, Marble Canyon, and Point Imperial before your return flight takes you through the dramatic backdrop of the Dragon Corridor. Choose from a wide selection of departure times to suit your schedule.
  • Exhilarating flight out of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Tusayan, Arizona
  • State-of-the-art ECO-Star helicopter with luxurious comfort and wraparound windows
  • Travel through the Dragon Corridor - the widest and deepest section of the Grand Canyon
  • Inclusive of all local taxes and fees

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

A helicopter tour gets you away from the crowds for unbeatable views of the canyon.
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45-minute helicopter flight
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Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

107 Corsair Dr, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 300lbs. will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour
  • Individual passenger weights, including infants, MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Pilots are unable to assist passengers boarding and disembarking due to insurance regulations
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Per FAA regulations, all passengers 18 years and older will be required to show photo ID such as a driver's license or passport at the time of check-in.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Maverick Helicopters AZ

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan, Arizona?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan, Arizona?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan, Arizona?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Q:
What is the maximum group size during 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan, Arizona?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon from Tusayan, Arizona.
Q:
Is there a minimum age to fly on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
No, children under the age of two with valid paperwork are considered a lap child and fly at no cost.
Feb 2021
Q:
Can a child fly without an accompanying adult on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
Children 16 years and under require an adult to accompany them.
Feb 2021
Q:
Can my child sit on my lap during the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
Children under the age of 2 years old are considered a lap child by the FAA.
Feb 2021
Q:
Do you accommodate seating requests on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
We can take the request but cannot guarantee specific seating as all seats are determined by the weight and balance of the helicopter.
Feb 2021
Q:
What type of aircraft do you use for the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
Our flights use EC130 helicopters by Airbus Helicopters.
Feb 2021
Q:
What is the helicopter capacity on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
Our helicopter can accommodate up to 6-7 passengers.
Feb 2021
Q:
Can I arrange a private helicopter for just my party on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
Yes, you would just need to purchase all of the seats in the helicopter.
Feb 2021
Q:
What do I need to bring with me for the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
Guests over 18 must bring valid photo identification for check-in. Cameras are highly recommended, as well as sunglasses.
Feb 2021
Q:
Do I need a photo ID for the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
Yes, a Government-issued ID is required at check-in.
Feb 2021
Q:
What time of day do you recommend to fly on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
The sunset flight is the most popular departure time of the day, while midday flights offer detailed views of canyon walls. Early morning flights are popular in the summer as the temperature in the canyon is cooler.
Feb 2021
Q:
What happens if there is bad weather for the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
If weather is a factor & we need to cancel, we do our best to reschedule your flight. If a reschedule isn't possible, a full refund is issued. Our pilots make the determination on the safety of the flight and the guests' experience regarding weather.
Feb 2021
Q:
How should I dress for the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
It depends on the weather and the location. We suggest comfortable clothing and all guests must wear shoes.
Feb 2021
Q:
Can I take pictures with the helicopter before/after the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
We take your picture with the helicopter and the pilot before departure. Afterward, we encourage you to take as many photos as possible.
Feb 2021
Q:
Are there any special considerations for pregnant women on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
No, but consult a doctor if you are in your last trimester.
Feb 2021
Q:
Is there parking near the terminal for self-driving customers on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
Yes, there is parking at no cost for self-drive customers.
Feb 2021
Q:
Do you do anything to celebrate any special occasions on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
We do not have any special packages but can always try to accommodate requests.
Feb 2021
Q:
What happens if I am over the weight limit at check-in for the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
We take all weights at the time of booking to prevent this but if a guest's weight is over we will do our best to accommodate. If we cannot move things around we will have to cancel the reservation.
Feb 2021
Q:
May I bring food/drink on board with me for the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
Only bottled water is permitted on the Helicopter.
Feb 2021
Q:
Should I eat before the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon or wait until afterward?
A:
That is totally up to you. We do offer snacks at our terminal and on several of the flight options we have.
Feb 2021
Q:
Can I bring my service animal on the 45-minute Helicopter Flight Over the Grand Canyon?
A:
Unfortunately, there are no service animals permitted on any of the helicopter flights.
Feb 2021

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Traveler Tips


  • "If hiking and walking around the rim are not for you, this is the perfect opportunity to see the canyon." See review
  • "I know it's not cheap but it's worth every penny." See review

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Great experience!!
Jeff_L
, May 2021
Dave our pilot was just amazing! Not only his skills but very friendly and informative during the flight. You couldn’t ask for a better guide to point things out to you and answer any questions you had. I would do this again and I plan on telling as many people about this as possible! Great company, excellent service and price!
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Again please
Rob_P
, May 2021
Great trip pilot was awesome. We really enjoyed it. Incredible views. We were even able to see the line of cars at the main entrance to the park avoided frustration on arrival. Rob & Pam SLC, Ut
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Awesome experience
Jennifer_C
, May 2021
Awesome experience! 100% recommend. Our pilot was Forest. He did a fantastic job and great personality.
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star-5
Great pilot and views.
Sonja_R
, May 2021
Loved the pilots stories and showing us the views. Really enjoyed the ease of getting ready to fly and feeling comfortable.
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star-5
Awesome views with great pics.
James_W
, May 2021
Awesome views. Worth every penny. Pilot was excellent and described the Grand Canyon’s layout. Highly recommend.
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Over the rim experience
Robyn_N
, May 2021
Unbelievable experience! David our pilot was informative, knowledgeable, friendly and funny. Would definitely book this trip again!
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star-4
Beautiful
Sara_E
, May 2021
It was a great trip. The scenery was beautiful. The pilot was knowledgeable. Would recommend this experience.
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star-5
Pricey, but Well Worth It!
Ron_A
, May 2021
Pilot was pleasant, poised and confidence inspiring. Flight was smooth, pleasant and unrushed and scenery was spectacular! Pricey, but well worth it.
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Great experience
Brenda_T
, May 2021
The pilot Matt Was super nice and informative Love the views Would recommenced this to anyone To get a birds eye view of the canyon
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I just did.
Glenda_U
, May 2021
The views were, of course, fantastic. I was a bit sad that we couldn't connect the audio so that the pilot could have given more information. My family enjoyed it, even the 5 year old who was lulled to sleep by the engine! We took pics and videos and he is eager to take another flight...this time staying awake!
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