Departing from Grand Canyon West Rim, explore the Grand Canyon from an ECO-Star helicopter with panoramic views of the Hualapai Tribe’s sacred lands and the canyon’s magnificent rock formations. Descend 3,500 feet for a 20-minute landing above the Colorado River. The experience requires a Grand Canyon West admission ticket for park entry (additional fee).
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Grand Canyon West is approximately 125 miles away or 2.5 hours from Las Vegas.
South Rim is about 3.5 hours away from West Rim by car.
Maverick Helicopters exclusively flies EC130 & H130 ECO-Star helicopters. In addition to experienced pilots, Maverick is equipped with the most extensive and youngest fleet of ECO-Star helicopters—designed and engineered for comfort and viewing features.
Unfortunately, there are no restrooms at the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
Yes, the helicopter tour is fun for all ages! But minor passengers must be accompanied by adults. Children 2 years old and above are required to have their own seat, while children under 2 can only be considered a lap child with proof of age—passport or birth certificate.
The maximum weight limit per person is 300lbs, and 1,240lbs for total passenger weight on the helicopter. Please note that guests over the weight limit will need to purchase two seats, and inaccurately stated body weights may be canceled without a refund.
Yes, pregnant guests fly with Maverick Helicopters often. However, it is always recommended to check with your doctor before booking.
Guests over the age of 18 must bring a valid photo ID. Cameras are highly recommended, as well as sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
Comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes are highly recommended.
Guests are allowed to bring bottled water on the flight. All other beverages will not be allowed in the helicopter.
Yes, but use it only for taking photos and videos—calls, messaging, and data use are prohibited on the helicopter. Set your mobile phone on airplane mode or turn it off before boarding. Please note that flash photography is not allowed.
Yes, you can take pictures of the aircraft after landing, but not on the airport ramp.