Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters is the largest and most experienced Grand Canyon helicopter tours company in the world. We’ve been flying guests on daily tours since 1965, and with three exclusive landing sites on the floor of the canyon, the immersive experience we offer is unrivaled by any other tour company.

Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopter tours are certified to fly the entire Grand Canyon with exclusive landing sites on Hualapai and Navajo Nation lands. Our fleet of Papillon helicopters are specifically designed for sightseeing and comfort, with oversized windows and onboard upgrades that have been developed our own team. We service Grand Canyon helicopter tours from the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas. Tours afford maximum flight time, enabling guests to fully discover the great wilderness and scenic attractions the southwest has to offer.

Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours FAQs

What features are offered on Papillon tours?
  • Complimentary Hotel Transfers (from Las Vegas only)
  • Pre-recorded narration available in multiple languages, plus choreographed music 
  • Most tours operational every day except Christmas
Which days do Grand Canyon helicopter tours operate?
  • Most of our tours operate 364 days a year. Our tour offerings are limited to bus and airplane tours on Christmas day. 
How much does a tour to the Grand Canyon cost?
What Grand Canyon helicopter tour departure times do you offer?
  • Most Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopter tours and flights have many departures ranging from early morning to late afternoon and evening.  
Which Grand Canyon helicopter tour is the best?
  • Well, that all depends on what you’re looking for! We offer a wide range of tour types for all Grand Canyon experiences. Looking for an all-inclusive Grand Canyon tour that covers Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and a landing at the bottom of the Grand Canyon? We’ve got that. Interested in leveling up to a full adventure tour with a helicopter ride, ATV and jeep excursion? Yeah, we’ve got that, too. Check out all of our tours departing from Las Vegas and Grand Canyon.   
Can you take a helicopter to the bottom of the Grand Canyon?
  • Yes! If you are touring with us from Las Vegas or Grand Canyon West we offer a number of helicopter tours that will deliver you 4000 ft. to the floor of the Grand Canyon. View our tours available
What languages are available for Grand Canyon tours?
  • 我们的空中之旅提供多种语言的 Grand Canyon 行程解说服务。大多数直升飞机解说包括以下语言版本:西班牙语、德语、葡萄牙语、意大利语、法语、荷兰语、粤语、普通话、韩语、日语和英语。大多数小型飞机解说包括以下语言版本:西班牙语、德语、俄语、瑞典语、葡萄牙语、意大利语、希腊语、法语、荷兰语、泰语、印尼语、粤语、普通话、韩语、日语和英语。  

Still didn't answer your question? See more FAQs.

A landscape image of the Grand Canyon during a Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopter day tour
Make the Most out of One Day at the Grand Canyon by Helicopter

The Grand Canyon is split into four major regions each offering unique sightseeing and outdoor adventures. Despite its size you can, with planning, experience the best that Grand Canyon has to offer in just one day!

Read More
A landscape image of the Grand Canyon during a Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopter tour experience
Top 10 Ways to Experience the Grand Canyon by Helicopter and More

There are a variety of ways to enjoy Grand Canyon like a helicopter tour, ground adventure, rafting experience, and many more. Explore our "Top 10" to take your Grand Canyon vacation to a new level!

Read More