Papillon Helicopters is the largest sightseeing company of the Grand Canyon. Their numbers speak volumes: a fleet of approximately 50 helicopters, over 600 employees and an annual 600,000 visitors.

Are you planning on booking a helicopter flight with Papillon? Then keep reading… we have lined up the Papillon Tours Top 12!

Papillon offers tens of tours to the Grand Canyon. The offer is enormous; there are beautiful tours for every budget and every desire. Combine a helicopter flight with a jeep tour for example, or a hike, boat trip, dinner, rafting, kayaking, horseback riding or admire the area from an airplane. You can also choose a helicopter flight with or without a landing in the Grand Canyon.

On this page you find all relevant information about the tours of Papillon Helicopters. Would you rather see the complete offer? Then check out all tours here.

Papillon tours

Numerous tours are offered. Could you use a bit of help in choosing? In the overview below we have presented the top tours in random order.

Papillon tours from Las Vegas:

Name of the tourIncludedLink
Golden Eagle Air TourHelicopter flight over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Grand CanyonMore information
Highlights Air TourAirplane flight over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Grand CanyonMore information
Grand VoyagerAirplane flight to Grand Canyon West, helicopter flight + landing in the Grand Canyon, boat cruise Colorado River, incl. mealMore information
Grand Celebration TourHelicopter flight over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Grand Canyon, landing in the Grand Canyon + champagne picnicMore information
Indian Country AdventureAirplane flight to the Grand Canyon, hop-on hop-off shuttle bus, visit to Eagle Point and Guana Point, incl. mealMore information
Golden Eagle with Vegas StripYou are picked up with a limousine, helicopter flight over the Las Vegas Strip and the Grand CanyonMore information

Papillon tours from the Grand Canyon:

Naam tourInbegrepenLink
North Canyon TourOne of the most affordable helicopter flights over the Grand CanyonMeer informatie
South Rim Airplane TourAirplane flight over the Grand Canyon. Papillon’s most affordable flight!Meer informatie
Imperial with EcoStarHelicopter flight over the Grand Canyon South Rim in a luxury EcoStar EC130 HelicopterMeer informatie
North Canyon with Jeep ExcursionHelicopter flight over the Grand Canyon, jeep tour through the Grand Canyon, visit to the IMAX TheaterMeer informatie
Over the Edge Helicopter and BoatGrand Canyon helicopter flight, boat trip over the Colorado RiverMeer informatie
Native Explorer Tour with LegacyAirplane flight over Grand Canyon West and the Colorado RiverMeer informatie

Papillon Helicopter Reviews

Former passengers are extremely enthusiastic about the flight they booked at Papillon. On TripAdvisor, over 4,000 reviews can be found. The average score is a 4.5 on a scale of 5; excellent!

Some examples of reviews people have written: ‘More than worth every cent!’, ‘Thé highlight of our holiday!’ and ‘Fantastic experience with very friendly pilot’. I also got to take a helicopter flight (it was the reason I started this blog). Are you curious? You can read about my experience with a Grand Canyon helicopter flight here.

Helicopter Tour Grand Canyon with Landing

Helicopter Tour Grand Canyon with Landing

Papillon Helicopters Airports

The flights of Papillon depart from various airports. Most flights take off from Las Vegas (McCarran International Airport) and Boulder City. This isn’t the case with all flights, so be sure to double check your departure location.

  • Las Vegas Terminal: Grand Canyon Helicopters, 275 E. Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas
  • Boulder City Terminal: Papillon GC Helicopter, 1265 Airport Rd., Boulder City
  • South Rim Terminal: Papillon Heliport, 3568 Airport Rd., Grand Canyon Village
  • West Rim Terminal: Papillon GC West, Grand Canyon West Airport, Peach Springs
  • Hoover Dam Terminal: Papillon Heliport, 18000 US-93, Boulder City
  • Page, AZ Terminal: Page Municipal Airport, 238 10th Avenue, Page


Are you still in doubt of whether you should book a helicopter flight? Then watch the video below. Careful though, chances are you’ll immediately want to book a flight 😉