Frequently Asked Questions about Grand Celebration Tour
What are the hours of operation?
The first tour of the day is at 6:45 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. Wear sensible shoes. The ground at the Grand Canyon is rough, rocky and uneven. It is important to wear sturdy, toe-covering shoes that can handle rough terrain. Sneakers or hiking boots are highly recommended.
Where is it located?
Passengers are picked up from most major Las Vegas hotels. Then, check in at the state-of-the-art terminal in Boulder City, NV. Once in the air, you will fly over the world-famous Hoover Dam and Lake Mead on your way to Grand Canyon West, Guano Point, and Eagle Point. For the landing, touch down and disembark at an exclusive landing site 4,000 feet below the rim of the Grand Canyon.
Is the tour appropriate for children?
Is transportation included? If so, where is the pick-up spot or how do I arrange it?
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 wheelchair accessible?
Wheelchair passengers must have a companion capable of assisting them in and out of the aircraft. The wheelchair can possibly be taken on the aircraft. It must be collapsible with the pop-off wheels. This is not a guarantee, is based on weight and balance of the aircraft, and is determined after passengers have checked in.
How long is the tour?
The tour is approximately 4-4.5 hours. The flight duration is approximately 70 minutes. The canyon landing duration is approximately 30 minutes.
What’s included in my ticket/experience?
Breathtaking views of the Hoover Dam, Grand Wash Cliffs, Grapevine Mesa, and Grand Canyon West are included. A canyon landing 4,000 feet below the rim is included in a luxurious helicopter with wraparound windows. An unforgettable champagne picnic with time to explore the Canyon and multilingual narration 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 ponds (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.