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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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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

A magnificent way to see this amazingly special place. Couldn't wipe the smile off my face! :) Highly recommended.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

I bought this tour for my husband as a Christmas gift. He had never seen the Grand Canyon. We departed from our Vegas hotel and drove to the helicopter departing place about 40 mins away. While that was not the best part of the trip (on a van with other people and not much air flow) once you get there... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

An amazing experience. Our flight was 10 a.m. and the weather conditions that day were perfect. The pilot was very personable and informative. What a spectacular way to see the most magnificent sight on earth.

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Oakville, Canada
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

my family had the immense pleasure of taking a helicopter tour with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters. As recommended, we booked a tour first thing in the morning as high winds were expected later in the day. Good thing we did - all the tours were almost sold out. From the moment we drove into the parking lot and entered the... More

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, responded to this review

Happy Birthday! We are pleased to hear that your birthday celebration went well, we hope that you have plenty of memories and pictures of the canyon to last a lifetime! Thank you for your review and for flying with Papillon! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

We booked an AM flight with light winds. A beautiful cloudless day for an amazing view of the canyon. Papillon are experts, their guides are well informed. Pictures will never replace the remarkable experience you will carry in your memory. If you plan travel thinking you may never come back to this spot, how could you miss this opportunity

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

To see the Grand Canyon from the air is just spectacular. But to fly into it and land at the Colorado River is just unbelievable. If you are visiting Las Vegas or nearby you must book a helicopter trip to the Grand canyon. Please try this you won't be disappointed. They serve you a nice picnic lunch with a champagne... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We booked this helicopter trip over the Grand Canyon during a road trip in Southwest USA. First, we hesitated over the price but in the end it was worth every penny. We had a heli with 5 passenger seats and all of them had window view. The 45 minute Imperial Tour was great and I took some beautiful holiday pictures... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

What a fantastic, once in a lifetime experience. Chris, our pilot, was very entertaining. Who would've thought that you could fly over Hoover Dam and Lake Mead and then land 4000ft on to the Grand Canyon floor and have champagne and a snack! Flying through the mountains was unbelievable, especially when you are in the front seats. The group were... More

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Aberdeen, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

My amazing husband surprised me this week by flying us to Vegas for four nights. He arranged shows and for our friends from the UK to join us. It's been a very special holiday to put it mildly. Then, when he informed me we'd be seeing the Grand Canyon by helicopter I was just gob smacked. To be honest I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I cant think of a better place to see by helicopter than the grand canyon. Especially with an m60 hanging out the side, just kidding but that would be a step up. The pilots and customer service employees are very professional and courteous. I wish I could remember our pilots name but with his help he only added to the... More

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