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Scenic Airlines

1265 Airport Rd, Boulder City, NV 89005-3673
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US$299,99*
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Airplane and Ground Tour with Optional Grand Canyon Skywalk Ticket
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US$159,99*
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Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour
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  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“small plane”(23 reviews)
“south rim”(46 reviews)
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Scenic Airlines is the largest and most experienced aerial tour operator in the world, specializing in Grand Canyon airplane tours. In 1967, Scenic Airlines flew it's first sightseeing tour and has since been an pioneer in the aerial sightseeing...more
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1265 Airport Rd, Boulder City, NV 89005-3673
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"small plane"
in 23 reviews
"south rim"
in 46 reviews
"boulder airport"
in 16 reviews
"grand voyager"
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"lake mead"
in 25 reviews
"helicopter ride"
in 22 reviews
"guano point"
in 16 reviews
"air tour"
in 9 reviews
"hoover dam"
in 42 reviews
"box lunch"
in 12 reviews
"plane flight"
in 6 reviews
"indian adventure"
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"early tour"
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"ground tour"
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"second stop"
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"pontoon boat"
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"nervous flyer"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The day I took my flight the wind was strong so the helicopter flights were grounded. This meant that my plane was full but that didn't take away from the experience. The flights offer stunning views and great commentary of the grand canyon and Hoover...More

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking time to post a balanced review -- we're sorry to hear you experienced a bumpy ride during your tour. We appreciate your understanding and we're happy to hear that you still enjoyed the experience! Thank you for choosing us to show...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great tour of the Grand Canyon. Saw it from an airplane, a helicopter, a boat, and at the sky-walk. They picked us up at our hotel in Las Vegas, took us to Boulder City, and flew us to the Canyon, showing us some magnificent views...More

Thank Richard S
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Sounds like you enjoyed an incredible day at Grand Canyon West! Thank you for choosing us to take you there -- we hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to Las Vegas. Sincerely, Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines Management

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best ways to see the Grand Canyon when visiting Las Vegas, but not cheap. Really enjoyed the flight over the Hoover dam and onto the Grand Canyon. The helicopter ride was also really enjoyable the only dissappointing part was we didn't get...More

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to post a balanced review. Thank you for flying with us and choosing us to show you the Grand Canyon from the air. Sincerely, Papillon/Scenic Airlines Management

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything from start to finish was well planned. We were picked up around 5-5:30am, ready to go with a small group, then transferred to another location on the strip to head to our destination (with a bigger bus). Upon our arrival, the check-in (in the...More

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your recent tour of Grand Canyon National Park. Thank you for flying with us! Sincerely, Papillon/Scenic Airlines Management

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Reviewed 1 week ago

my cousin and I were told by hotel concierge that we couldn't see the grand canyon for under 350 dollars a person on such short notice, thanks to Debbie at Papillion our trip was fantastic, we booked the tickets with her over the phone from...More

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed the experience, and that our pilot about staff provided excellent service. Thank you for flying with us! Sincerely, Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines Management

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only had one problem with this tour. The drivers that pick up and drop off at the hotel are terrible. It didn't help that the person we spoke to said that we were getting picked up at our hotel but put in the system...More

Thank Meesh G
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to contact us via our tour feedback email, as well as here on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is very important to us and our transportation managers are now aware of your experience. We sincerely apologize for any distress you experienced on...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I really enjoyed my trip to the Grand Canyon with Scenic Airlines, we did the Indian Country tour with the Skywalk. It was a quick flight, we were there literally 30 minutes after takeoff. The flight was really smooth (I've had worse/bumpier flights on a...More

Thank MsNic
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Sounds like a perfect day to visit Grand Canyon West! Thank you for flying with us - we hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to Las Vegas. Sincerely, Papillon/Scenic Airlines Management

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Picked up and dropped off at our hotel on time. Awesome flight as weather couldn’t have been better and we could see the brilliance of the Canyon for miles. Flight crew were excellent and the whole experience was worthwhile and value for money. If you...More

Thank Martin S
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed the tour, and that our incredible staff and crew provided excellent service. Thank you for choosing us to show you the Grand Canyon! Sincerely, Papillon/Scenic Airlines Management

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We took the South Rim tour via plane with Scenic Airlines and thoroughly enjoyed it! If you can afford the difference in price I would highly recommend Flying to the South Rim vs Driving - you beat alot of the crowds at the viewing spots...More

Thank Karl H
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your recent air tour of Grand Canyon National Park. It really is a unique experience seeing the canyon from the air. Thank you for flying with us! Sincerely, Papillon/Scenic Airlines Management

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

This is an organized and well run trip. You move from one phase to the next very efficiently. Everything was as described.

Thank Thomas W
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed the tour, and that we provided excellent and efficient service as promised. Thank you for choosing us to show you the Grand Canyon! Papillon/Scenic Airlines Management

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alb100
6 March 2018|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
We offer air-only tours that fly over the Grand Canyon, as well as landing tours where you can sight-see along the canyon rim. Our reservations department will be able to assist you with any questions. Please email them at... More
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Mandy O
20 April 2017|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! The fee right now is $100-$200, depending on the round trip tour. This is a flat fee, it is not charged each way unless you are taking one-way passage.
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janep1
15 March 2017|
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The times provided online are the departure times of the aircraft. Hotel pickup takes place about an hour and a half before departure time.
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