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Grand Canyon Helicopters - Grand Canyon National Park

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Address: Papillon Airport, North Highway 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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+1 702-835-8477
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Grand Canyon Helicopters was established in 1965 making it the most...

Grand Canyon Helicopters was established in 1965 making it the most experienced helicopter tour company in the world. We operate a state-of-the-art fleet of Eurocopter EC130's, B2's and B3e's, specifically designed and configured for sightseeing. All helicopters feature 180 degree views, forward-facing stadium seating, climate controlled cabins, passenger to pilot communication and choreographed music. Our passengers enjoy the safest, quietest and most comfortable tourism based helicopter experience in the world with tour narrations in over ten languages to make sure our international visitors feel right at home.

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Worth every penny if you can swing it

So this outfit is a branch of the Papillon aviation tour family. We booked the 45-50 minute Imperial tour in the Eco-Star 130 helicopter. We reconfirmed our tour ahead of the 24... read more

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So this outfit is a branch of the Papillon aviation tour family. We booked the 45-50 minute Imperial tour in the Eco-Star 130 helicopter. We reconfirmed our tour ahead of the 24 hr pre-tour check-in time as instructed and had 0 issues. We arrived early and drove to the Papillon building at GCN and were directed the red building with... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a 45min flight for 5 people at 4pm on a Monday. Due to strong winds on the 45min flight path we could not fly that afternoon. Grand Canyon Helicopters offered us 2 options. The first option was to take the shorter 25min flight and they would refund the difference which would be great if you were pushed for... More 

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Thank Greg B
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had always had the Grand Canyon on a bucket list place to visit and I was finally able to make that happen this year with my family. As part of my wish list, I wanted to experience my first view of the canyon by way of a helicopter. We had booked our flight in advanced and when we arrived... More 

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Thank rtse4
Redding, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this tour to celebrate my 10 year anniversary and my wife loved it. She was able to sit by a window and took some amazing pictures. I was one seat further in and couldn't see very much. Because we were on the "passenger side" of the craft I saw the rim of the canyon the entire time. The... More 

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Thank RevDoPray
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had some limited time at the Grand Canyon and wanted to see as much as possible. The Grand Canyon helicopter tour is very expensive, but well worth every cent. The pilot was wonderful pointing out all the different things and the views were beyond believable. Great friendly service.

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Thank Richard S
Weldon Spring, Missouri, United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

CJ was our pilot and he was great. The views are really amazing. When you fly over the canyon it is beautiful beyond words. It also stops your heart to all of a sudden fly over the huge canyon. Photos were amazing. Our 11 year old loved it. No complaints. Facility is very nice. On time. 45 minutes was perfect.... More 

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Essex
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our pilot was amazing and very knowledgeable about the canyon and its history ask for mad dog he is number 1 x A fantastic experience and one of the most memorable experiences of my life. If you are near Las Vegas get booked on best money you will ever spend.

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Allen Park, Michigan
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

I have visited the Grand Canyon three times in the last 20 years. I have traveled the various sites in the park to view the majesty of the canyon. On my last visit in March of 2017, I elected to view the Grand Canyon via the Papillon helicopter. WOW! What a fabulous view of the canyon! The helicopter pilot had... More 

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Thank esaneske4god
Springville, Alabama
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The helicopter flight was great. The view was awesome and the Grand Canyon was BIG. This is a fun trip.

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Thank lovemyoldcars
Austria
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

we booked the 50 minutes round trip for 299 dollars each person; a reservation is recommended, as the flights are booked out very fast; the helicopter is a EC 130, the pilots and the staff were friendly, the check in without any problems. the flight itself takes you from the south rim through the canyon and to the north rim.... More 

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