Edge of Canyonlands Moab Helicopter Tour Moab, UT

Redtail Air Adventures94 W Aviation WayMoab, UT 84532
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Experience the breathtaking landscapes of Moab, Utah, and Canyonlands National Park from the air. This Moab helicopter tour soars over colorful mesas, sandstone cliffs and backcountry arches. See sites like Dead Horse Point, Grand View Point Overlook, Island in the Sky and Potash Ponds. This narrated flight will make your trip to Moab one to remember!

0.8-1 hour 2 to 3 people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Moab Travel Experts
  • See amazing views of Dead Horse Point, Thelma and Louise Point, the Potash Ponds, Island in the Sky District and more.
  • Tour duration is 45 minutes to 1 hour depending upon the option selected. Arrive 20 minutes prior to your tour's departure time.
  • Maximum per passenger weight limit 300lbs.
  • Up to 3 passengers per flight.
  • Suitable for all ages! Booster pillows provided for children ages 2+ who need their own seats.
  • Includes headsets and live commentary onboard (English only).
  • If prone to motion sickness, anti-nausea medication is advised.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.


from Edge of Canyonlands Helicopter Tour
This Canyonlands National Park helicopter tour is simply breathtaking! See amazing views of Canyonlands' iconic sites and backcountry arches.

Over 45 minutes, you will see Dead Horse Point, the Colorado River, Thelma and Louise Point, the Potash Ponds, and amazing views of the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park on Redtail Air Adventure's most popular helicopter tour. Fly down beautiful Kane Creek Canyon and directly above the rising fins of Behind the Rocks. Finally, see many backcountry arches, including Corona Arch, Pritchett Arch, Halls Bridge, Funnel Arch, and others.

Extend this Edge of Canyonlands Helicopter Tour by 15 minutes and view all the best sights in Moab! The one-hour flight includes everything on the 45-minute flight, plus it continues over the Moab Valley to Castle Valley to view the spectacular Castle Tower and Porcupine Rim. Also included are views of the world-famous Hell's Revenge Jeep Trail and Otho Natural Bridge.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Edge of Canyonlands Helicopter Tour

Where does this Moab helicopter tour depart?

The Edge of Canyonlands Helicopter Tour departs from Redtail Air Adventures at Canyonlands Field Airport, located at 94 W Aviation Way, Moab, UT 84532.

How long is the tour?

This Canyonlands National Park helicopter tour has two tour options ranging from 45 minutes to one hour depending on the option selected.

When should we arrive?

Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time.

Does this tour have any weight restrictions?

This tour has a maximum per-seat weight limit of 300 lbs (136 kg).

Is this tour age-appropriate?

All ages are welcome on Redtail's flights. Children over 24 months must sit in their own seats. Booster pillows are provided if needed.

What if I get sick on the helicopter flight?

Paper bags are available on all Redtail's flights for passengers feeling queasy. Support bands are available at check-in upon request. Bring anti-nausea medication if you are prone to motion sickness.

What will I see during this helicopter flight?

The 45-minute tour offers views of Dead Horse Point State Park, the Colorado River, Thelma and Louise Point, the Potash Ponds, and the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park. You'll also fly over many backcountry arches. The extended Canyonlands tour (one-hour) option includes everything you see on the 45-minute flight, plus iconic sites in Castle Valley, as well as the world-famous Hell's Revenge Jeep Trail and Otho Natural Bridge.

Are pets allowed on flight?

Sorry, per FAA regulations, pets are not allowed on the helicopter. Service animals are allowed with proper documentation indicating that the animal is a service animal.

Is there parking?

Parking is available at the airport free of charge.

What should we wear?

Comfortable clothes and a light jacket is recommended.

What should we bring?

Water, a light jacket, a camera, and sunscreen.

What if I'm running late?

Redtail's aircraft are scheduled for exact departure times, however, they will do their best to accommodate passengers who are running late. Please call them at the number on your e-ticket if you are running late.

Can we bring alcohol?

No, alcohol is not allowed on Redtail's aircraft.

How many people can fit in a tour?

The minimum number of passengers on a flight is two and the maximum is 3 people per tour.

Is the onboard narration available in other languages?

Redtail Air welcomes all ethnicities on their flights. However, their guided flights are narrated in English only.

Is this tour accessible for persons with disabilities?

For passengers who may need special assistance, please make a note of any special requests in the tickets' comment section above when booking your reservation.

Will there be bathroom breaks?

Redtail's helicopters do not contain restrooms, so please use the restrooms in the terminal prior to your scheduled departure.

What is the tipping policy?

Tips are entirely at a passenger’s discretion, however, if you received great service on your flight then Redtail's pilots will certainly appreciate a gratuity!

What's the weather policy if it rains?

You will still be able to take the tour if it rains, but on the rare occasion, your flight may be canceled due to weather conditions. In those situations, they will work with you to reschedule your flight.