Wind Dancer: Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour with Landing & Champagne from Las Vegas, NV

Maverick Helicopters Las Vegas6075 S Las Vegas BlvdLas Vegas, NV 89119
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Take off on an exhilarating flight over Lake Mead and Mojave Desert with views of the extinct volcano Fortification Hill aboard Maverick Helicopters’ Wind Dancer Grand Canyon excursion. You’ll land 3,500 feet below the rim for champagne and snacks overlooking the Colorado River. On your return, enjoy stunning views of the Bowl of Fire and Las Vegas Strip.

up to 4.5 hrs 1 or more people

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from Ashley, one of our Las Vegas Travel Experts
  • A fun Maverick Helicopters Grand Canyon for all ages that lasts from 4 to 4.5 hours, depending on option selected.
  • Exhilarating helicopter flight from Las Vegas to the Hualapai Indian Territory for 45 minutes each way. Max weight for each passenger is 300 lbs.
  • Enjoy aerial views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and 30-minute ground time with a champagne toast overlooking the mighty Colorado River.
  • Includes complimentary drinks, light snacks, and shuttle to and from your hotel if within a 5-mile radius of the Las Vegas Strip.
  • Wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes, and bring a camera, bottled water, sunglasses, and sunblock.
  • Children 2 and older must have their own seats and a minor passenger must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Bring a valid photo ID for all passengers 18 & above and a passport/birth certificate for lap children.
  • The flight can accommodate passengers with wheelchairs that are accompanied by another passenger to assist them in and out of the helicopter.
  • There are no restrooms at the bottom Grand Canyon landing, so please use the restrooms before boarding the helicopter.


from Wind Dancer Sunset: Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour
Journey to one of the world’s greatest natural wonders on this exhilarating Wind Dancer helicopter tour departing from Las Vegas. Soar over the iconic Hoover Dam while enjoying panoramic views of Lake Mead and the Mojave Desert. Enjoy intimate views of Fortification Hill, an extinct volcano, and Temple Rock, a unique rock formation on the shoreline of Lake Mead.

The ground drops away as you enter the majestic Grand Canyon and fly for over 10 miles through this geographic marvel. Gaze at the time-forged shapes and stunning coloration as the canyon walls surround. Descend and land 3,500 feet below the rim of Hualapai Indian Territory. Champagne, beverages, and a light snack are served approximately 300 feet above the mighty Colorado River.

On the return flight, witness the stunning red rock formations of the Bowl of Fire and diverse views of Lake Mead and the Las Vegas Valley. Conclude your adventure with a breathtaking flight over the Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, and the mega-resorts.

The Wind Dancer is about 4 hours (hotel to hotel) while The Wind Dancer Sunset is about 4.5 hours (hotel to hotel).

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Frequently Asked Questions about Wind Dancer Sunset: Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

What type of aircraft does Maverick Helicopters fly?

Maverick Helicopters exclusively flies EC130 & H130 ECO-Star helicopters. In addition to experienced pilots, Maverick is equipped with the largest and youngest fleet of ECO-Star helicopters—designed and engineered for comfort and viewing features.

Are there restrooms when we land at the Grand Canyon?

No restrooms are available for the landing at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. It is best to use the restrooms before boarding the helicopter.

Is the helicopter tour recommended for children? Can my child sit on my lap?

Yes, the Wind Dancer 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 age 2 are considered a lap child with proof of age—passport or birth certificate.

Is there a weight limit?

The maximum weight limit per passenger is 300lbs, and 1,240lbs for the total weight of passengers on the helicopter. Please note that guests over the weight limit will need to purchase two seats, and inaccurately stated body weights may result in cancelation without a refund.

Are pregnant women allowed to board the helicopter?

Yes, pregnant guests fly with Maverick Helicopters often. However, it is always recommended to check with your doctor before booking.

Can I fly to the Grand Canyon if I am in a wheelchair?

Yes, however, guests who require wheelchair assistance must be accompanied by another passenger who can assist in entering and exiting the helicopter. Collapsible wheelchairs can be transported in Maverick Helicopters in most cases as the aircraft is ADA compliant.

What should I wear? What do I need to bring?

Please wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes for the hot, sunny weather and Grand Canyon's terrain. Please bring a valid photo ID to prove you are 18 and older, a camera, sunblock, hats, hair ties, sunglasses, and bottled water—other beverages are not permitted on the flight. This Grand Canyon helicopter tour offers light snacks, champagne, and other beverages.

Can I use my cellphone during the flight?

Yes, but only for taking photos and videos while your mobile phone is set to airplane mode before boarding. If using a camera instead, your mobile device must be turned off before boarding. Calls, messaging, and data use are prohibited on the helicopter.

Can I bring a camera on my tour? Can I take pictures of the aircraft?

Yes, guests are encouraged to take photos and videos on board the helicopters. The use of professional cameras and action cameras such as GoPros is welcome, but please note that flash photography is prohibited. You can also take pictures of the aircraft after landing, but not on the airport ramp.