Depart from the Grand Canyon airport in Tusayan, Arizona for an exhilarating 25-minute scenic flight out of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon over the Kaibab National Forest. Aboard the state-of-the-art ECO-Star helicopter, enjoy breathtaking views through wraparound windows as you fly over the mighty Colorado River towards the Canyon’s North Rim. See the Tower of Ra and Vishnu Schist as you fly back through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest section of the Grand Canyon.
You will depart from Tusayan, Arizona located at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on the safest and most comfortable tourism-based helicopter in the world. On your 25-minute helicopter flight, enjoy the luxurious comfort and wraparound windows which offers breathtaking views of the Canyon. You will first fly over the 1.6 million-acre (6,500 km²) Kaibab National Forest, which borders both the north and south rims of the Grand Canyon. The Kaibab National Forest is home to the world’s largest ponderosa pines. Fly north through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest section of the Grand Canyon, and over the mighty Colorado River towards the North Rim of the Canyon, which offers a breathtaking scenic Grand Canyon experience. The North Rim forms the edge of the Kaibab Plateau, reaching 9,241 feet (2,817 meters) above sea level. In the North Rim, view the Tower of Ra, a mountain pillar in Coconino County at 6,020 feet (1,835 meters) above sea level. You will also see Vishnu Schist, the oldest rock unit in the Grand Canyon. After seeing the Tower of Ra and the Vishnu Schist, you will fly back through the Dragon Corridor.Please note: Per FAA regulations, all passengers 18 years and older will be required to show photo ID such as a driver's license or passport at the time of check-in.