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Grand Discovery Air Tour

Experience a magnificent bird's eye view of the Grand Canyon on the Grand Discovery Air Tour. On this 40-50 minute flight, you will see the Kaibab National Forest, Kaibab Plateau, Little Colorado River, Imperial Point and more!

Meet at the Grand Canyon south airport, board your plane and relax as you get ready to soak up the incredible scenery of the Grand Canyon. If you are pushed for time, then this 40-50 minute sightseeing flight offers the perfect solution to see what this natural wonder has to offer.

Each aircraft comes equipped with climate control and headset narration for each passenger. You'll fly over the Kaibab National Forest, Kaibab Plateau, Confluence of Colorado, Little Colorado River, Imperial Point, and Zuni Corridor. All seats onboard provide fantastic unobstructed views for sightseeing and plenty of opportunities to snap some pictures to look back at for years to come.

This Grand Discovery tour is perfect for families and individuals who wish to enjoy all the Grand Canyon's beauty by plane.

Operates: Daily, year round except 25th December

Tour Duration: Approximately 40-50 minutes flight

Departure Location: Grand Canyon South Rim terminal, 3555 Airport Rd, Grand Canyon Village, AZ, 86023

Fuel Surcharge - All tours are now subject to a $15 per person fuel surcharge, which will be collected locally at check-in from passengers

Experience Includes

  • 40-50 minutes plane flight over the Grand Canyon from the Grand Canyon South Rim terminal
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Grand Canyon’s Zuni Corridor, Imperial Point, Confluence of the Colorado Rivers, and the Kaibab National Forest
  • State of the art touring aircraft with high wings and quiet technology
  • Large windows for panoramic views and photos

Experience Excludes

  • Optional gratuities
  • Refreshments
  • Transportation

Terms & Conditions

  • Advanced reservations are required. Please select your preferred date at the time of booking.
  • This tour departs from Grand Canyon South Rim terminal.
  • Transportation is NOT included. Please make your own way to Grand Canyon South Rim terminal, 3555 Airport Rd, Grand Canyon Village, AZ, 86023
  • Photo ID is required at check-in. All passengers 18 years of age and older must present a government-issued photo ID
  • Roundtrip aerial flight time is approximately 40 - 50 minutes.
  • Don’t forget your camera! Cameras and phones are allowed and encouraged, but please be aware that the use of “Selfie Sticks” and extending camera poles are strictly prohibited in and around the aircraft.
  • You may bring a bottle of water, however, the bottle is not allowed to be opened in the aircraft.
  • A lift or boarding ramp is available to assist in boarding/disembarking.
  • Guests must reach the Grand Canyon National Park Airport 45 minutes before their flight time.
  • A face mask is required for guests and employees.
  • Fuel Surcharge - All Tours are now subject to a $15 per person fuel surcharge, which will be collected locally at check-in from passengers.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: Free cancellations for bookings cancelled with the operator up to 72 hours before your chosen activity date. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 72 hours.