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Grand Canyon Helicopter Flight with Colorado River Float or Kayak Trip provided by 5 Star Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours

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Grand Canyon Helicopter Flight with Colorado River Float or Kayak Trip

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20/09/25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Grand Canyon Helicopter Flight with Colorado River Float or Kayak Trip
This is not a private flight. The aircraft seats six (6) passengers plus the Pilot. Social distancing is not practiced during your helicopter flight. Face masks must be worn at all times
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Updated 20/09/25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Hoover Dam
    Hoover Dam Bypass
  • 1
    Colorado River
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Grand Canyon West
  • 2
    Black Canyon City Visitor's Center and Chamber of Commerce.
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Willow Beach
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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Important Information
Duration
11h
Inclusions
  • 70-minute (approx.) round-trip flight in a state-of-the-art helicopter
  • Colorado River Float OR Kayak Trip
  • Round-trip transportation by deluxe van
  • Bottled water and boxed lunch (Rafting Trip Only)
  • All taxes and fees
  • Entry/Admission - Colorado River
  • Entry/Admission - Black Canyon City Visitor's Center and Chamber of Commerce.
  • Entry/Admission - Willow Beach
Exclusions
  • Gratuity is optional
  • Lunch (Kayak Trip Only)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 2 years
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 250lbs (112 kg/17.85 stone) will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour.
  • Please note if you choose the Kayak Tour it does not include lunch and you will start from Willow Beach not the base of the Hoover Dam and will not see the Hoover Dam from the river.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • We recommend you bring sunglasses, sunscreen, towels & hats
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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William M wrote a review Sep 2020
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I booked a helicopter ride and river FLOAT. The day before I received a message asking if I preferred a solo or tandem kayak for part of the tour. There were two of us so I said tandem. At 9 pm on before we were to be picked up at 6:45 am I got a text message telling me to be
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Julie B wrote a review Feb 2020
14 contributions4 helpful votes
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What a fantastic day from start to finish, we started early and drove to the airport to board the helicopter for the trip over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Grand Canyon absolutely magical. Then we took a bus the the base of the Hoover Dam for the start of the boat trip down
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Garry M wrote a review Nov 2019
Warrnambool, Australia5 contributions1 helpful vote
What a great way to see one of the World's Natural wonders and surrounding landscape. Having heard of many others enjoying helicopter flights over the canyon this became a bucket list item if we ever got back to USA and we weren't disappointed. Has to be the best way to view and
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Kevin M wrote a review Oct 2019
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Really enjoyed the whole day, Brandon was good fun in the helicopter and Reid was great with his fantastic knowledge of the river, both clearly love their jobs I would recomend this trip
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Cathy wrote a review Sep 2019
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We had an excellent flight in the helicopter Brandon our pilot was knowledgable and entertaining, great fun. The raft trip was very wet but fun, the scenery was amazing.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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About the operator

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By: 5 Star Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours
Jennifer H
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Amazing! even to someone afraid of heights
Wow! Amazing sights and an amazing experience. I am afraid of heights and thought it would be scary to be in a heli
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CG M
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The best way to see the Grand Canyon
Our Pilot Miguel was very informative and interesting. He flew us right down into parts of the canyon. We we were p
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Donut916
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I still can't believe that I FLEW INSIDE THE GRAND CANYON!
One of the most memorable experiences I've ever had! Being able to say "flew in a helicopter and flew INSIDE the Gr
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Blissroad
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Great view!!
We had a fantastic trip to the Grand Canyon and back. Enjoyed the views and the informative trip. Our shuttle drive
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O9091AKricks
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This tour "Rocks"
What a great experience. Fast and friendly staff. Pilot- Jimmy was amazing, information and entertaining. Made the
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robertgE2697UK
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First Canyon & Helicopter Ride
Wonderful trip! Our pilot, Jimmy, was very Good & make entertaining. Make sure to book extra time to go to edge of
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lyshardy
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Floating above the Grand Canyon at Sunset is a memory I'll keep to brighten my COVID year.
I'm so glad I decided to do this tour while I was in town. It is a vastly different experience to see the Grand Ca
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amndaluv1
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5star!
My family and I chose 5star helicopters because of their exceptional safety record and great online reviews. we kne
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vmorris2018
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Great Experience
The entire trip was fantastic! The views were amazing. The pilot and all the staff were incredibly friendly.
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447jeffreyw
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Spectacular Views of the Grand Canyon
The helicopter ride to and from the Grand Canyon was spectacular. My issues concern the stops along the bus route
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Sam K
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great way to see Grand Canyon from above
to the point. They pick you up from your hotel, drive you, fly you and return you to your hotel... very professiona
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livingthedream30
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aerial views
This was well worth the money - excellent views of Boulder City, Lake Mead, the Hoover Dam, and the west end of th
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U24RYchrisw
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Simply the Best
We arri ved in Las Vegas where I booked a trip through Laila's husband Ronnie, Ronnie booked us onto the night trip
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kpot86
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Great experience!!!
Beautiful experience. The pilot “Jimmy ” was amazing!!!!!! Ask for him !! You will get a fun and amazing flight .
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Tucker B
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Amazing view
Amazing Grand Canyon view from above. Great details with wonderful pictures to share with family and friends.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 11h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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