Golden Eagle Air Tour in Boulder City, NV

Papillon Grand Canyon HelicoptersBoulder City TerminalBoulder City, NV 89005
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Experience a luxurious aerial exploit with the Golden Eagle Air Tour. Witness astonishing views from above the Grand Canyon, the iconic Hoover Dam, and Lake Mead while listening to a narration in the language of your choice. This memorable adventure is a few hours long so bring the kids along, and get ready to take flight. This unforgettable tour will take your breath away.

up to 4 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Boulder City Travel Experts
  • Tour duration: 3.5-4 hours.
  • Must have government-issued forms of identification.
  • Flight duration: Approximately 70 minutes.
  • Suitable for all ages.
  • A weight restriction applies.
  • Pick up is available from most major Las Vegas hotels on the strip and downtown.
  • Multilingual narration available.


from Golden Eagle Air Tour
This memorable air tour offers exhilarating aerial views of the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, located within the Hualapai Indian Nation. Your helicopter comes equipped with air conditioning, oversized windows, and noise-canceling headphones offering music and narration in your language of choice. See the expanse of Lake Mead, the Hoover Dam, the vast Mojave Desert, and the Grand Wash Cliffs en route to the canyon. Upon arrival to the West Rim, you will be treated to the visual wonders of the colossal striped stone walls--a truly inspiring work of nature that most visitors consider breathtaking.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Golden Eagle Air Tour

What are the hours of operation?

The first tour of the day is at 6:30 AM. The last tour departure of the day varies and is based on the time of year.

What should I bring?

Bring your I.D. All passengers booked on a tour must have government-issued forms of identification. Bring a camera, too. Cameras and phones are allowed and encouraged, but be aware that the use of "selfie sticks" and extending camera poles are strictly prohibited in and around the aircraft.

What should I wear?

Layered clothing is recommended through the months of March to September, and winter clothing should be worn from October to mid-March.

Where is it located?

The departure is from Las Vegas. The tour will pick up tourists from most major Las Vegas hotels on the strip and downtown. Call the tour after your order.

Is the tour appropriate for children?


Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

Wheelchair passengers must have a companion capable of assisting them in and out of the aircraft. For all helicopter tours, passengers will need to be able to get out of the wheelchair and climb in and out of the helicopter without assistance from Papillon Staff (they are not allowed to touch passengers). The wheelchair will have to be left at the terminal as there is no room to board it on the helicopter.

How long is the tour?

The tour is approximately 3.5-4 hours. The flight duration is approximately 70 minutes.

What’s included in my ticket/experience?

Breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, and Lake Mead in a luxurious helicopter. Multilingual narration and roundtrip transfers from most Las Vegas Hotels are included as well.

Can I bring my own food/beverages?

You may bring a bottle of water, however, the bottle is not allowed to be opened in the aircraft.

Can I bring my pet?


What safety precautions are in place for the activity?

There is a weight restriction. Passengers weighing 300 pounds (136.36kg) or greater will be charged a fee for an additional comfort seat. This fee is based on the product and ranges from $50 to $200. Call the tour company for more information.