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Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters

3568 Airport Road, Papillon Heliport, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
(888) 635 7272
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Owner description: Since 1965, The Papillon Group has been providing visitors a privileged perspective to one of the world's greatest natural wonders. Papillon is the... more » Owner description: Since 1965, The Papillon Group has been providing visitors a privileged perspective to one of the world's greatest natural wonders. Papillon is the only company flying the entire Grand Canyon, including areas untouched by man and inaccessible by foot. As one of the world's oldest and largest sightseeing companies, Papillon flies an estimated 600,000 passengers a year on its daily tours to the Grand Canyon and the surrounding southwest. Recognized world wide for its aircraft tours, Papillon's fleet of 70 helicopters and airplanes gives guests a bird's eye view all their own. Whether by helicopter, plane, or coach, Papillon offers more than 40 unique excursions. Choose from air only flights, combo tours, all-day excursions, or a stunning flight to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. « less
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

First visit to the U.S.A. so Grand Canyon too, also first flight in a helicopter. An experience we would repeat in a moment and encourage others to as well. Having already spent two full days walking & on the bus routes around the Canyon, our finale was to be the flight through it on the third morning. Ignoring the exhilaration... More

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Volendam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This was actually on my bucket list and the trip was totally worth it. We booked the trip online prior our holidays to ensure we had a place, as we where with 5 people. The helicopter pilot was very cool and they play nice music. Unique view of the canyon!

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Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Took the flight over the grand canyon, lucky to be sitting up the front. Was impressed from beginning to end with the entire operation. The pilot was fab, the weather perfect so the stars aligned. I would highly recommend this trip, it's not cheap but it's one of those once in a life time events.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Absolutely amazing and a great value for the (high) price. The trip begins early at Grand Canyon Airport, but you have to remember to check in at Grand Canyon Airlines, not at Papillon. The attendant there was pleasant in redirecting me. Once there, they hand you a box breakfast, and if you aren't feeling it (as I wasn't) you can... More

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Deer Park, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I had booked our flights 5 months in advance. We had a 11:55 a.m. flight. First we were delayed until 2:30 p.m. It began raining at 2:15. The 2 departing flights before our flight were scheduled at 12:30 p.m. The customer service was poor. We were told that's just the way the flights worked out. When we finally got off... More

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north west
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We took the Golden Eagle tour over the Grand Canyon. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to Bolder City airport. Our pilot Ann was fantastic - the service was really good. We were lucky with the weather as there was a storm approaching and if we had booked any later we would not have got out that... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We booked this tour from Las Vegas. The booking was made online easily. We were picked up outside our hotel on time and transported to the airstrip. Upon our arrival we were quickly and efficiently booked in and advised to watch a short presentation and safety film. Following this we were promptly called out and met with our pilot. The... More

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This tour was fantastic and definitely one of the highlights of our trip! Seeing the Grand Canyon is something I've always dreamed of, and I couldn't be happier that we booked this Papillon tour! There are a lot of different tour options at different price points, and we ended up booking the one that flies you to the Canyon from... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This has been on our bucket list for a long time and was going to be one of the highlights of our 3 week trip to the US. Three of our family have never seen the Grand Canyon and the prospect of seeing it for the first time by air was so exciting. We booked the trip from the UK... More

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I booked the Bus, boat, heli and skywalk GC West Rim tour with Papillion on August 2nd. All went fine initially, i got on the helicopter to go to bottom of canyon and take the boat tour at around 12pm. I came back up after the boat tour and into the helicoprter loading dock slightly before 1 pm. There were... More

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