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North Canyon Tour - Departing from Grand Canyon National Park

An eye-opening 25-30 minute helicopter sightseeing flight departing from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, this breathtaking journey takes you beyond the confines of merely witnessing a stunning panorama, to actually experiencing it.

Departing from Grand Canyon Airport, this thrilling 25-30 minute helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon takes you from the South Rim and along the revered Dragon Corridor giving you a 'Front-Row' seat to this Natural Wonder of the World.

The central region of Grand Canyon, where the geography is at its most diverse, has a width of nearly 11 miles across and nearly a mile deep.

What's more, the flight employs a loop so that guests seated on either side of the aircraft can take postcard ready pictures without attempting to shoot across the cabin.

Enjoy breathtaking views through large windows as you fly over the mighty Colorado River towards the Canyons North Rim. See the Tower of Ra and Vishnu Schist as you fly back through the Dragon Corridor before landing back at the helipad.

Experience Includes

  • Stunning 25-30 minute helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon North Rim
  • Fly along the revered Dragon Corridor and see sights such as the Kaibab National Forest, the Tower of Ra and Vishnu Schist
  • Full narration throughout the flight

Experience Excludes

  • Transportation to Grand Canyon Helicopter Airport
  • Refreshments

Departure location

This tour is only available for customers already staying at the Grand Canyon and departs from the Grand Canyon Airport in Tusayan on the South Rim.


25-30 minutes.

Terms & Conditions

  • Free cancellations for bookings cancelled with the supplier 24 hours prior to the tour date. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 24 hours of tour date.
  • Advanced reservations are required - please select your preferred date at the time of booking
  • Tour departs from Grand Canyon Airport only and does not include hotel pick-up or drop-off - you will need to make your own way to Grand Canyon Airport
  • Photo ID is required at check-in
  • Fuel surcharges may apply. Please see tour description for details
  • Flight time is around 25-30 minutes
  • PLEASE NOTE: Helicopters are very sensitive to weight and weight distribution. As such anyone weighing over 300lbs (21.4 stone/136 kilos) will be charged for an additional tour seat locally. All passengers must be weighed at check-in. All weights submitted must be accurate or you may be refused boarding if weights are incorrect.
  • Infants aged 2 and under travel for free and must sit on their parent/guardians lap.