Papillon Helicopters

Papillon Helicopters

Updated Hotel-Pickup-Policy effective January 15, 2024

Effective January 15, 2024, the Las Vegas hotels Papillon Helicopters provide pick ups from will be consolidated to the following five locations:
Golden Nugget, Treasure Island, Bellagio, Planet Hollywood, and Excalibur.
This will provide an improved guest experience by reducing the number of hotel stops and time spent in traffic.
Note: For private tours and/or large groups, Papillon Helicopters may be able to accommodate pick ups from other hotels. Please inquire at time of booking.

Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters holds the crown as the world’s largest and most experienced Grand Canyon helicopter tours operator. The company has been in operation since 1965, with a stellar track record of daily tour flights. We take pride in our three exceptional landing sites, which offer a truly captivating and immersive experience that no other tour company can match.

The team of seasoned pilots and staff has been providing excellent service and creating unforgettable memories for their guests for decades. The spectacular views and natural beauty of the Grand Canyon, combined with the comfort and safety of our state-of-the-art helicopters, ensure that the guests have a truly remarkable experience.

At Papillon, they understand that a visit to the Grand Canyon is often a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, which is why they go the extra mile to ensure that their guests have a memorable and personalized experience. The Papillon team is committed to providing top-notch service and attention to detail that exceeds the guests’ expectations.

Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters is the ultimate choice for those seeking an unparalleled Grand Canyon helicopter tour experience. Join them and witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Grand Canyon from a unique and breathtaking perspective.

Scenic tours offered by Papillon Helicopters

Imperial Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour with EcoStar
This eco-friendly helicopter tour covers both the East and North canyon rims, providing guests with unobstructed views of the canyon's colossal walls, Colorado River, and remarkable rock formations. With multilingual tour narration and a flight duration of approximately 40-50 minutes, guests will have ample time to take in the stunning sights and capture photos of their adventure.
Departs: Grand Canyon Airport
Operator: Papillon Helicopters
Duration: 40 - 50 minutes
Why chose this tour:
  • EcoStar EC130 Aircraft
  • Oversized windows and stadium-style seating
  • East and North canyon rims
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Starting from
$399
Grand Canyon North Rim Helicopter Tour
Experience exceptional views and an immersive experience when you fly from the Sotuh Rim across the Grand Canyon to the North Rim.
Departs: Grand Canyon Airport
Operator: Papillon Helicopters
Duration: 30 minutes
Why chose this tour:
  • Spanning the whole width of the Grand Canyon
  • Stunning views of the North Rim
  • Perfect way to experience the northern part of the Grand Canyon
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Starting from
$269
Grand Celebration with Las Vegas Strip - Helicopter Tour to the Grand Canyon
Indulge in luxury and adventure with Papillon's Grand Celebration helicopter tour. Fly over the Hoover Dam, Colorado River, and Lake Mead before landing on the Grand Canyon floor for a private champagne toast. Opt for the sunset departure to see the Las Vegas Strip come alive. Book now and make unforgettable memories.
Departs: Las Vegas
Operator: Papillon Helicopters
Duration: Approximately 3.5 to 4 hours from hotel pick-up to hotel drop-off
Why chose this tour:
  • Beautiful view of Las Vegas
  • Views of Lake Mead and Hoover Dam
  • Grand Canyon floor landing with Champagne
  • Round trip hotel-to-hotel transfers
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Starting from
$599
Papillon Grand Celebration Tour
The Papillon Grand Celebration helicopter tour is a luxurious and unforgettable way to experience the Grand Canyon. Highlights include breathtaking views of the Hoover Dam and Grand Canyon West, a thrilling 3,200-foot descent onto a private plateau on the Grand Canyon floor, and a champagne toast and light picnic. Departing from Las Vegas, this tour also offers complimentary pick-up and drop-off from most major hotels.
Departs: Boulder City
Operator: Papillon Helicopters
Duration: Tour Duration: Approximately 4-4.5 hours hotel-to-hotel
Helicopter Flight Duration: Approximately 70 minutes
Time Spent at the Grand Canyon: Approximately 30 minutes
Why chose this tour:
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Views of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead
  • Champagne and light picnic at the bottom of the Grand Canyon
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Starting from
$529
Golden Eagle Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon
Do you have only a few free hours in your Las Vegas vacation? The Golden Eagle helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon West Rim is the perfect fit when you visit Las Vegas. Departing from the private heliport in Boulder City, this helicopter tour from Las Vegas includes aerial views of both Hoover Dam and Lake Mead before reaching the spectacular Grand Canyon West.
Departs: Boulder City
Operator: Papillon Helicopters
Duration: Tour Duration: Approximately 3.5 - 4 hours hotel-to-hotel
Helicopter Flight Duration: Approximately 70 minutes
Why chose this tour:
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Views of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead
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Starting from
$449
"VIP at the Rim" Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon
On this VIP Grand Canyon Helicopter tour, see Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River on the way to Grand Canyon West Rim, home of the famous Grand Canyon Skywalk. Guests will land at the West Rim Grand Canyon and board a complimentary air-conditioned shuttle to see beautiful viewpoints and attractions along the rim of Grand Canyon West.
Departs: Las Vegas
Operator: Papillon Helicopters
Duration: Tour Duration: Approximately 7 hours hotel-to-hotel
Flight Duration: Approximately 70 minutes
Why chose this tour:
  • Landing at Grand Canyon West
  • Stand on the edge of the Grand Canyon
  • Adventure Tour
  • Hop-on/Hop-off Shuttle to Eagle Point and Guano Point
  • Optional Skywalk Admission
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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Starting from
$579
Skywalk Getaway with Heli and Boat - Helicopter tour from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon
Discover some of the most exciting sightseeing opportunities that the Grand Canyon West Rim has to offer! This tour includes a helicopter landing on the very bottom of the canyon floor, where a pontoon boat will float you between the giant canyon walls. Back at the surface, you'll have VIP access to the world-famous Skywalk Bridge.
Departs: Boulder City
Operator: Papillon Helicopters
Duration: Tour Duration: Approximately 6.5-7 hours hotel-to-hotel
Flight Duration: Approximately 70 minutes
Why chose this tour:
  • Hotel-to-hotel transfers
  • Stand on the Edge of the Grand Canyon
  • Land at the Bottom of the Grand Canyon
  • VIP passes to the Skywalk bridge
  • Complimentary Skywalk photo
  • Boating experience on the Colorado River
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Starting from
$869
Grand Discovery Rim to Sky Tour
This tour includes an airplane ride as well as a tour to lookout points in a convertible Hummer jeep
Departs: Grand Canyon Airport
Operator: Papillon Helicopters
Duration: 40 - 45 minutes
Why chose this tour:
  • Airplane tour departing Grand Canyon National Park Airport
  • Humvee Tour to outlook points
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Starting from
$314