Go whitewater rafting through the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas, and head out on a helicopter ride to the rim of this natural wonder. Soar over the canyon, raft out on the mighty Colorado River, and enjoy lunch on this exhilarating adventure of a lifetime.
What to Expect
Thought that the best views of the Grand Canyon were from the top? Try whitewater rafting along the Colorado River, past the Grand Canyon's sheer cliffs! Start your journey by hiking up to Travertine Falls with your Hualapai Guide who will teach you about his native heritage as you discover this natural waterfall.
Keep your eyes open for local wildlife and enjoy a delicious lunch along the banks of the river. Your whitewater rafting adventure includes smooth water and class 3 and 5 rapids. After you complete your ride, you can then take a 6-minute helicopter ride to the top, where you will discover Grand Canyon West, hope of the Hualapai Nation, and the world-famous Skywalk Glass Bridge.
04:00 - 05:00: Hotel pick-ups begin
05:00 - 06:30: Las Vegas to Kingman Arizona, including a stop for a light breakfast
07:00 – 07:45: Depart Kingman Arizina for Peach Springs Arizona and rafting check-in
08:00 – 08:50: Depart Peach Springs by bus for the base of the Grand Canyon
08:50 – 09:25: Receive safety instructions, life vest, and assigned raft number
09:25 – 11:25: Depart on your raft and enjoy several rapids, class 3-5. Stop for lunch at Travertine Mineral Spring Waterfalls, rope stair climb, and enjoy a deluxe boxed lunch.
12:30 – 14:45: Enjoy the afternoon seeing fantastic views inside the Grand Canyon. Hear about the fascinating history of the Hulapai Native Americans and the history of the mighty Colorado from your Hulapai guide
14:45 – 16:00: Arrive at Helicopter Egress area. Sign in and wait for your helicopter to take you on your 6 minute flight from the base of the Grand Canyon to the top of Grand Canyon West Airport.
16:00: You'll be met by your van driver/tour guide for the drive back to Las Vegas
18:45: Approximate arrival time back in Las Vegas
- Hotel pick-up and drop off from most Las Vegas hotels
- Whitewater rafting
- Safety gear
- Experienced guide
- 6-minute helicopter ride
Know Before You Go
You must be at least 8 years old. The helicopter flight is weather dependent. If the helicopter cannot fly alternative transportation will be provided. No refunds will be given for cancelled helicopter flights.
Please note that date changes incur charges of 25 USD per change and any cancellation within 30 days is non-refundable. Optional trip insurance is available at check-out and allows you you change or cancel your booking with no penalties up to 24-hours prior to departure.