Vegas to GC South Rim Airplane Tour with Optional Heli or Jeep Ride
Embark on an exhilarating flight from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon South Rim by airplane. Land at the rim and enjoy a full day of sightseeing by foot, helicopter, or jeep.
Grand Canyon South Rim Airplane Tour Highlights:
- Get away from the man-made wonders of Las Vegas and venture into the picturesque natural scenery of the Grand Canyon.
- Soar over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Colorado River on your flight from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon.
- Disembark at the South Rim and explore the canyon by foot using the complimentary shuttle service between the most popular viewpoints.
- For adrenaline junkies, climb into a helicopter and experience an exhilarating flight over the Kaibab Plateau to the canyon’s rim, then straight into the Dragoon Corridor, the widest, deepest part of the canyon. - Or, if you prefer to explore by ground, opt for a thrilling open- air jeep tour of the National Park.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
One of the most remarkable natural wonders in the world, the Grand Canyon attracts over five million visitors a year. With a reputation for having the most quintessential Grand Canyon views, the South Rim is the most popular section of the canyon. Come face to face with spectacular sights as you gaze out at gorges over 1 mile deep and up to 11 miles wide. Featuring lush terrain and an array of wildlife, the South Rim is spectacular - hike along the rim, photograph the impressive rock formations, gaze down at the rushing Colorado River and marvel at the stunning panoramic views from Mather Point.
About Your Grand Canyon South Rim Airplane Tour Experience
Following a pick-up from your hotel, board a luxury Vistaliner airplane and embark on your journey to the Grand Canyon. Fly over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and Mojave Desert. Upon landing, a motor coach will transport you to the South Rim. You will have about 3 hours to explore the viewpoints and enjoy a complimentary lunch. Hike along the rim and take in the amazing colors and textures of the massive canyon walls. Take advantage of the complimentary shuttle between viewpoints, including the popular Mather Point and Bright Angel Lodge.
With Optional Helicopter Tour
Upon arriving at the South Rim, hop on a helicopter and enjoy a 25 minute tour from the sky. Soar over the Kaibab Plateau to the canyon’s rim, then straight into the Dragoon Corridor, the widest, deepest part of the canyon. After your helicopter tour, explore the South Rim by foot and enjoy lunch while you gaze out at the gorgeous surroundings. Browse the souvenir shop and snap your final Grand Canyon photos before catching your flight back to Las Vegas.
With Optional Guided Jeep Tour
Sit back, relax and enjoy a guided tour of the Grand Canyon National Park’s most popular sights. After your exciting open-air jeep tour, head to the IMAX theatre and watch a short film about the Grand Canyon. Before catching your flight back to Las Vegas, enjoy some free time to roam around and eat lunch.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Roundtrip flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon via a Vistaliner airplane
- Boxed lunch
- Ground access to Grand Canyon National Park with free shuttle service between points of interest
- Optional 25-30 min helicopter tour over the South and North Rims
- Optional 1.5 hour guided open-air Jeep tour of Grand Canyon National Park
Know Before You Go:
Tour duration: Approximately 9.5 hours, hotel to hotel
Flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon: Approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes via airplane (1 hour and 10 minutes each way)
Optional helicopter tour: 25-30 minute flight over the Grand Canyon South and North Rims.
Optional guided open-air Jeep tour: 1 hour and 30 minute tour of Grand Canyon National Park
Time spent at the Grand Canyon: Approximately 3 hours
Hotel pickup: Complimentary pickup from most major hotels in Las Vegas (if your hotel is not covered, or if you are not staying in a hotel, you may redeem your pickup at the nearest major hotel). You will be picked up 1 hour and 30 minutes prior to the time slot you book your tour for. The booking time is when your coach departs.
Departure airport: Boulder City
What to bring: Valid photo I.D. (required for all passengers boarding the aircraft), sunscreen, sunglasses and camera. (Please note: the use of Selfie Sticks and extending camera poles are strictly prohibited in and around the aircraft.)
You may reschedule or cancel your tour without penalty up to 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure time. Rescheduling your tour within 24 hours of commencement may result in a change fee of $50 or less. Cancellations within 24 hours of departure are non-refundable.
Upon booking this tour, you will receive instant confirmation. On the day of your experience, display your booking voucher via mobile upon hotel pickup (no printout necessary). All passengers booked on the tour will be required to present government issued forms of identification before boarding the aircraft. Complimentary pickup from most major hotels in Las Vegas is included with your booking. If your hotel is not covered, or, if you are not staying in a hotel, you may redeem your pickup at the nearest major hotel. You will be picked up 1 hour and 30 minutes prior to the time slot you book your tour for. The booking time is when your flight departs.
Tour starts and ends at your hotel, Las Vegas