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South Rim Helicopter Tour with Optional Jeep Excursion - 30 Minutes (Self Drive)

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Enjoy a narrated flight while soaring across the widest and deepest part of the canyon. Views of the Colorado River nearly one mile below will reveal the depth of the North and South Rims, including Dragon Corridor. Opt for a ground tour and the Grand Canyon via Jeep.

South Rim Helicopter Tour with Optional Jeep Excursion Highlights:

  • Lift off on a thrilling 30 minute narrated helicopter air tour over the North Canyon, South Rim, Dragon Corridor for the experience of a lifetime
  • Venture into the picturesque natural scenery of the Grand Canyon for a once in a lifetime experience.
  • Soar over the Kaibab National Forest, Grand Canyon North Rim, the Historic Grand Canyon Village, the Colorado River, Phantom Ranch, Tower of Ra and the Dragoon Corridor, the widest, deepest section of the canyon!
  • Let your adventure continue as you hop into a jeep to explore the Grand Canyon National Park’s most popular points of interest.
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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 South Rim Helicopter Tour Experience

Upon arriving at the South Rim, hop on a helicopter and enjoy a 30 minute tour from the sky. Soar over the Kaibab Plateau to the canyon’s rim, then straight into the Dragoon Corridor, the widest, deepest, and most geographically dynamic part of the canyon. Expect to be wowed by the majestic beauty of this natural world wonder.

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Upgrade your tour with a Jeep excursion during checkout!

After your helicopter ride, enjoy a guided custom designed open-air jeep tour, which begins from the National Geographic Visitor Center. Take in the beauty of the park as you travel through Desert View Drive and make several stops including Moran Point or Grandview Point and other points of interest. See the full magnitude of the Grand Canyon expressed in the towering ancient cliffs, abound with the colors of sunset and texture of ages past. The grand finale will be experiencing the colorful and majestic sunset views of the canyon. As the trip ends, you return to the IMAX Theater where you may enjoy the complimentary tickets to the Grand Canyon documentary.

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  • 30 minute aerial tour of the Grand Canyon in an EC 130 helicopter
  • Multilingual in-flight narration
  • 2 hour Jeep tour of the Grand Canyon National Park (optional)
  • Tickets to the Grand Canyon Documentary at IMAX Theater (with Jeep tour only)
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-Transportation to and from the Grand Canyon

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Know Before You Go:

Flight time: 30 mins

Time spent at the Grand Canyon (with Jeep Tour option): Approximately 2 hours

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

Departure airport: Grand Canyon South Rim Terminal located at 3568 Airport Rd, Grand Canyon Village, AZ

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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