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Grand Canyon South Rim Airplane Tour (Self-Drive)

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Marvel at the immensity of the canyon with the Colorado River nearly a mile below as you soar in the air on an airplane tour of the Grand Canyon. Enjoy additional views of the Kaibab National Forest, Confluence of the Little Colorado River, Imperial Point, and Zuni Corridor.

Grand Canyon South Rim Airplane Tour with Ground Exploration Highlights:

  • Lift off on a thrilling 45 minute airplane tour over the of the Grand Canyon National Park's southern, central, northern and eastern rims.
  • Venture into the picturesque natural scenery of the Grand Canyon and soar over the Zuni Corridor, Imperial Point, Confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers, Kaibab National Forest and Kaibab Plateau.
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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. A two billion-year-old gorge eroded slowly by wind and water, the only way to fully take in the canyon’s grandeur is from the sky! Experience the lush terrain and cascading colors of the South Rim and get a glimpse of the unique rugged landscape of the North Rim as you take in thrilling 360 degree views.

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About Your Grand Canyon South Rim Airplane Tour with Ground Exploration Experience

After making your way to the Grand Canyon National Park Airport, embark on an unforgettable airplane tour of the southern, central, northern and eastern rims. Experience sights including unique rock formations and pass over Zuni Corridor and Imperial Point. You'll also receive aerial views of the Confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers, Kaibab National Forest, and Kaibab Plateau. Enjoy headset narration, and oversized windows that allow for post card quality pictures from any seat. This tour is an affordable sightseeing addition to any Grand Canyon National Park vacation!

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  • 45 minute aerial tour of the Grand Canyon
  • Multilingual in-flight narration
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-Transportation to and from the Grand Canyon

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Know Before You Go:

Flight time: 45 minutes on a Vistaliner aircraft

Check-in: You are required to check in at the air terminal 30 minutes prior to your flight.

Departure airport: Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines terminal

Please note: This tour does not include transfers to and from the Grand Canyon. You will need to make your own way to the airport.

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.)

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Cancellation Policy

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.

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My Tickets

Upon booking this tour, you will receive instant confirmation. On the day of your experience, display your booking voucher via mobile upon check-in (no printout necessary). All passengers booked on the tour will be required to present government issued forms of identification before boarding the aircraft. Please keep in mind this tour does not include transportation to and from the Grand Canyon. We kindly request that you check-in 30 minutes prior to your flight time. (The booked time slot reflects your departure time.)

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Papillon Heliport, 3568 Airport Road, Grand Canyon Village , Grand Canyon Village

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