Hoover Dam Helicopter Tour in Boulder City, NV

Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters18000 Highway 93Boulder City, NV 89005
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Have you been dreaming of a helicopter ride? Lift off on an exhilarating flight that offers memorable views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River. The tour covers approximately 10 miles at a height of about 2,500 feet above Hoover Dam. Bring your camera to capture the stunning views from this airborne adventure.

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from Ashley, one of our Boulder City Travel Experts
  • Suitable for all ages.
  • Tour is approximately 6 minutes of flight.
  • Views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River.
  • Every seat is perfect for sightseeing.


from Hoover Dam Heli Tour
Lift off on an exhilarating helicopter flight that offers amazing views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River. This airborne adventure covers approximately 10 miles at a height of approximately 2,500 feet above Hoover Dam and the Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. Excellent photo opportunities are possible from both sides of the helicopter and every seat is perfect for sightseeing.

Enjoy in-flight headset narration describing notable points of interest and the history of the surrounding area. The perfect addition to any Vegas vacation!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Hoover Dam Heli Tour

What are the hours of operation?
The first tour of the day begins at 9:15 AM. The last tour of the day is at 4 PM.

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.

Where is it located?
It’s located at the Hoover Dam Heliport at 18000 Highway 93, Boulder City, NV 89005.

Is the tour appropriate for children?

Is transportation included? 
No. Transportation is not included with this tour.

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 6 minutes of flight.

What’s included in the ticket/experience?
Amazing views of Hoover Dam and the O'Callaghan-Tillman Memorial Bridge and additional aerial views of Lake Mead and the Colorado River are included in the experience. Also, enjoy 10 miles of air time on a flight 2,500 feet above the areas of interest.

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 exceeding 299lbs (135.91kg) 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.