Grand Canyon Below the Rim Extended Air Tour

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A once-in-a-lifetime experience!

This is the longest helicopter-only tour above AND below the West Rim of the Grand Canyon - at approximately 30 miles, this is twice the normal flight distance giving you more time to enjoy the views. Go early bird or go at sunset. Go whenever you want, just go!

Our guide to Grand Canyon Below the Rim Extended Air Tour

Embark on an incredible flight to one of the Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon. A luxury van will pick you up from your Las Vegas hotel to take you the ten minutes to McCarran Airport. Here you board a state-of-the-art helicopter designed with forward-facing seats for 180 degrees of unrestricted panoramic viewing. Your highly trained Pilot will make sure to provide you with some informative commentary as you fly over the magnificent Hoover Dam, the Bypass Bridge and the Black Canyon en route to the Grand Canyon.

Fly past Fortification Hill, a colourful extinct volcano that has become popular with hikers and then descend into the depths of the Grand Canyon for a 16 mile flight below the canyon rim. Soar like a golden eagle over the mighty Colorado River passing geological rock formations that have formed over millions of years. 

After leaving the Grand Canyon, your return flight to Las Vegas will include other panoramic views of the rugged Mojave Desert wilderness before reaching Sin City and a descent along the Strip, passing such sights as the Stratosphere, The Bellagio and Caesar's Palace, before touching down at McCarran. 

You have two options when choosing what time of day you'd like this Extended flying tour of the Grand Canyon

For those who like to watch the sunrise, to grab the day with both hands, then the Early Bird is the one for you

Whilst, the standard is for those who have partied appropriately the night before and would like a more sedate time to visit this wonder of the world. 



Frequently Asked Questions for Grand Canyon Below the Rim Extended Air Tour

General Information

  • What is the Grand Canyon Below the Rim Extended Air Tour?

    This tour is an exhilarating adventure that takes you deep into the heart of the Grand Canyon, allowing you to explore its stunning landscapes and breath-taking beauty from a unique perspective.

  • What is the minimum age to fly?

    Children 12 years and under must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian.

  • Is there a maximum weight per person?

    Passengers exceeding 250 lbs  will be required to purchase an additional seat at the applicable retail price. Due to weight restrictions seat assignments cannot be guaranteed. Passengers exceeding stated body weights may be off-loaded at the time of check-in.

  • Is this tour safe?

    Yes, Grand Canyon air tours are generally safe when conducted by reputable operators who adhere to safety regulations and standards.

Clothing & Accessories

  • What should I wear and bring for the tour?

    We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. Don't forget to bring sunglasses, sunscreen, and a valid photo ID for check-in.

Grand Canyon Below the Rim Extended Air Tour Reviews

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  • 5 stars:

    The early start was perfect for our short stay at Vegas. The 90 minutes was plenty of time and the sights were breathtaking. We saw the Hoover dam, flew into the canyon and had perfect views to the whole of Vegas.

    Paul Downey reviewed Grand Canyon Below the Rim Extended Air Tour 15 Nov, 2023

  • 5 stars:

    Brilliant pilot who gave us loads of info but also entertained us with amusing, historical stories about events in the Canyon over the years. Incredible experience

    Gilly M Mills reviewed Grand Canyon Below the Rim Extended Air Tour 27 Oct, 2022

  • 5 stars:

    Simple to book online. Contacted day before actual trip to confirm arrangements for the pick up and transportation to airstrip for Helicopter ride.. Upgraded to extended trip FOC due to insufficient numbers for original time! Staff and crew all very helpful and friendly. Highly recommended.

    John Wilson reviewed Grand Canyon Below the Rim Extended Air Tour 21 Sep, 2022

  • 5 stars:

    Good service, friendly staff

    Graham Burgess reviewed Grand Canyon Below the Rim Extended Air Tour 25 Aug, 2022

  • 5 stars:

    Brilliant views and the pilot was very knowledgeable and funny

    Trusted Customer reviewed Grand Canyon Below the Rim Extended Air Tour 21 Mar, 2020

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