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Grand Canyon Helicopters - Grand Canyon National Park

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Address: Papillon Airport, North Highway 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Phone Number: +1 702-835-8477
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Grand Canyon Helicopters was established in 1965 making it the most...

Grand Canyon Helicopters was established in 1965 making it the most experienced helicopter tour company in the world. We operate a state-of-the-art fleet of Eurocopter EC130's, B2's and B3e's, specifically designed and configured for sightseeing. All helicopters feature 180 degree views, forward-facing stadium seating, climate controlled cabins, passenger to pilot communication and choreographed music. Our passengers enjoy the safest, quietest and most comfortable tourism based helicopter experience in the world with tour narrations in over ten languages to make sure our international visitors feel right at home.

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It was great experience for us. Definitly worth to do it. We did 45 minutes tour. It is unique experience to see the Canyon from this perspective. It is not cheap but we reccomend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
635katarzynau
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Warsaw, Poland
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Warsaw, Poland
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was great experience for us. Definitly worth to do it. We did 45 minutes tour. It is unique experience to see the Canyon from this perspective. It is not cheap but we reccomend to take this opportunity.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The helicopter ride was very impressive but we spent the extra money to get the longer tour, supposedly was going to be 45-50 min. It was 40 min from takeoff till we touched down. Not fair advertising. Our pilot Mandy was not very friendly, did not make any effort, never pointed out anything on the trip or told us where... More 

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Helicopters - Grand Canyon National Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to post a review, we appreciate your feedback. We were able to locate your reservation number and from there we found the official flight record of your tour. Your flight departed at 11:57am and returned at 12:43pm, 47 minutes which falls within the quoted tour time. Please accept our apologies that your pilot was not... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must if your planning to visit Nevada This was an amamazing attraction that you cannot afford to miss , well worth every penny. Everything was done very professionly and with safety first. Never being on a helicopter before, didn't know what to expect but enjoyed it so much. The views over the Grand Canyon was totally breathtaking... More 

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Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Though low budged we decided to pay 199$ for that trip. Unfortunately I didn't got a window seat. Others tried to give me room to see, but still. I got always cameras in my view or people leaning against the window. I couldn't see down into the canyon, because the helicopter went straight into it. I just had the view... More 

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Helicopters - Grand Canyon National Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We value all customer feedback in our effort to maintain the highest standards in customer experience and service. We apologize that the tour experience didn’t meet your expectations. Seating is allocated by the weight and balance calculations of the aircraft; this is done to ensure the safety of each flight. Most guests find our seating... More 

Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked flight 9 July 13 PM, it was an amazing experience, fly over the South Rim, then cross the canyon, turning over the North Rim,and the music distributed by the internal communication channel was perfect,it almost made my cry,such an emotional experience. A pitty we have not the playlist of the used soundtrack, nor the possibility to buy a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Very well organized and professional staff. Took the 30 minute majestic tour with our four kids. Pilot was very informative and entertaining. Well worth the expense to see the park from the sky before entering the park itself, gives a better perspective of how majestic it really is!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We arrived to late for our booked flight, but we were just re-scheduled for a new flight at the same day, and that is very good service. In the voucher it says, you have to bring an ID, and thats the reason we got late in the first place, as we forgot and had to return to the hotel for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

To start, I've been a tour guide and can sniff out a good experience verses a could-have-been-better. They were quick at the airport to weigh us and get us ready for the flight. We were ready and on the helicopter in maybe 10-15 minutes. This experience was fine... Our pilot had NO personality and didn't talk to us the whole... More 

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Helicopters - Grand Canyon National Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to post a review, we value all passenger feedback. We apologize that you were not satisfied overall with the tour and we are sorry to hear that your pilot was as interactive as you would have preferred. Our pilots are trained to converse with our passengers and to share their vast knowledge of the area,... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

My grandchildren (ages 14 and 7) and I did the 30 minute majestic tour and it was spectacular! We were checked in promptly and started the flight 15 minutes before our scheduled time. The views were incredible and seeing the beauty of the canyon from above is a definite bucket list item!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

The tour is good, but it is not worth the money to sit in a place in the midle, you se ok but not great. You should be informd that you could be placed in the midle.

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Helicopters - Grand Canyon National Park, responded to this review

We apologize that the tour experience didn’t entirely meet your expectations. Seating is allocated by the weight and balance calculations of the aircraft; this is done to ensure the safety of the aircraft and is an industry standard procedure. We do offer front seat upgrades to our passengers as long as the weight and balance calculations work out. Again, we... More 

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