grand canyon south rim helicopter tour HELICOPTER

25 – 50 minutes

Want to see the Grand Canyon from a different perspective? Fly over the Grand Canyon in a helicopter! Helicopter flights allow visitors to see the beautiful Grand Canyon scenery from a bird’s eye view!

The helicopters fly at 500 feet above the rim and all of the companies take the same route.

Tours are offered daily, and it is recommended that you make reservations before your trip.


40 – 50 minutes

Fixed Wing Plane flights have frequent departures taking off from the Grand Canyon National Park Airport. Once you take off, your tour will head for the eastern part of the Canyon. You will see Zuni Point and fly through the Zuni Corridor. Out the window you will be able to see the Desert View Watchtower, the Painted Desert, and the Navajo Indian Reservation! Then your Grand Canyon airplane tours will head towards Temple Butte and the North Rim to show off great views of the Kaibab Plateau and Kaibab National Forest.

Air Tours are given by these recommended companies:

(click on names for more info)