From South Rim: Grand Canyon Spirit Helicopter Tour

Activity provider: Maverick Airstar

From South Rim: Grand Canyon Spirit Helicopter Tour

Activity provider: Maverick Airstar
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From US$ 319 per person

Likely to sell out

Soar above the Grand Canyon on a helicopter tour from the South Rim, getting scenic views of the Painted Desert, Kaibab National Forest, and Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest part of the canyon.

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Duration 45 minutes
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 7 participants


  • Soar above the Kaibab National Forest in the Grand Canyon on a scenic flight
  • See the Painted Desert and the Desert View Watchtower, designed by Hopi Indians
  • View Marble Canyon and Point Imperial as you and climb above the North Rim
  • Fly south through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest part of the canyon
  • Enjoy a memorable helicopter ride through the canyon with frequent daily flights
Full description

Head to Grand Canyon Airport at Tusayan, Arizona for a fantastic 45-minute helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon. Departing from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, soar above the Kaibab National Forest for amazing views of the Marble Canyon and Point Imperial.

Watch in awe as the South Rim gradually drops away, providing one of the most memorable views of the entire canyon. Climb above the North Rim, and experience the fabulous bird's-eye views before heading through the Dragon Corridor, the canyon's widest and deepest part. See in the distance the Painted Desert and the Desert View Watchtower, designed by the Hopi Native Americans. Your journey then follows the Colorado River upstream to where it merges with the Little Colorado River, back over the Kaibab National Forest, and on to Tusayan. Relax as you take in the views from a state-of-the-art ECO-Star Helicopter with individual leather seats, wraparound glass for outstanding visibility, and exceptional noise-reduction features both inside and out.

  • 45-minute helicopter flight
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel shuttle transfers
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People over 300 lbs (136 kg)

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Meeting point

Please arrive at Maverick Helicopters for check-in. Please arrive 45 minutes before your activity is scheduled to begin.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Selfie sticks
  • Food
  • Drinks

Know before you go

  • Passengers weighing over 300 pounds must purchase an additional seat.
  • All passengers aged 18 and older must have a photo ID at check in.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 530 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
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As always, booking through GetYourGide was extremely easy once you know what you want. The directions were correct and the organizers "Maverick-Helikopters" already had our booking. We just had to identify ourselves. There was no questioning, hesitation or refusal of the voucher. The tour itself was terrific, even if the scope and route had to be changed due to bad weather, the helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon was an experience. I absolutely trusted our pilot, he didn't seem a bit nervous. He doesn't say much, but the Dutch family flying with him had raved enough about what was happening over the headphones. Incidentally, the reimbursement for the shortened flight was processed without any problems using the payment method used. Thank you for the all-round unforgettable experience!

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August 11, 2022

Dear team, it was terrific. We received a warm welcome and everything was explained well. The flight itself went by far too quickly. I would only have thought that you would fly even deeper into the canyon. But I'm just an amateur and can't judge it that way. I only assumed it from the descriptions on the Internet. Despite the high sum, I would recommend this experience to everyone, which I already have because currently 5 friends of mine want to visit the Gran Canyon. Sincerely, Daniela Klein

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June 13, 2022

an absolutely amazing experience. Our pilot (think it was Mike) put us at ease straightaway. went through the safety briefing smoothly and showed us how to put the seat harness, headphones and life belt on correctly. it was a fairly windy morning but we only felt a few bumps - nothing to worry about. He pointed out points of interest and we had the whole flight to take photos/videos. Our photos were taken before boarding but there was no pressure sell at the end to buy. we would absolutely recommend Maverick Helicopters. Loved the whole experience.

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May 11, 2022

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