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Address: 3568 Airport Road, Papillon Heliport, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Phone Number: +1 702-736-7243
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Since 1965, The Papillon Group has been providing visitors a privileged...

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.

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This experience is something that everyone should do. Do not go all this way not to see the Canyon from the air. We did the 45min Papillion tour and we did not regret it for an... read more

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This experience is something that everyone should do. Do not go all this way not to see the Canyon from the air. We did the 45min Papillion tour and we did not regret it for an instant!!! The pilot was excellent and the soundtrack that plays in your headphones also enhances the experience. Yes, it is pricey, but it is... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had booked our flight well in advance and requested front seats. On the day and time we had booked for flights were cancelled because of winds. First disappointment.They managed however to book us in for the next day. When we where getting our briefing for the flight the next day, so probably 30 minutes before our flight, they had... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So glad we decided to fly to the Grand Canyon with Papillon. It was a fantastic day with a helicopter down to the base of the canyon and a ride down the river before back up in the helicopter. The views are just stunning everywhere you look. We got to go over to the Sky Walk which was great and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked one of the Eco helicopter tours to do during my stay in Grand Canyon Village. It was simple to book online with immediate confirmation. The whole experience was very professional - the ground staff were efficient and organised, and the flight itself was absolutely breathtaking. The Grand Canyon is amazing from any angle, but from a helicopter you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been all over the world and seen and done all sort of amazing things but this must be one of the best. We did the 30 min trip in the helicopter started of by skimming across the tops of the fir trees toward the Canyon with related music playing in the cab. When the Canyon came into view it was... More 

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Oakland Park, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When the reservations clerk at Papillon told us that the headphones were mostly for noise reduction, we were concerned that we would be flying over the Grand Canyon with no idea what we were looking at. Pilot Josh, however, did a great job filling us in on the flora, fauna, geology and history of the Grand Canyon. The flight was... More 

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sherwood park, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a bucket list moment. We did the 30 min tour at the end of the day, saw so much of the Canyon and saw the sun begin to set

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Grand Canyon tour via helicopter ride and it's amazing! They picked us up at the hotel and took us to the station quite far as it's almost the border. About 1 HR from the main strip to reach the station. Helicopter ride will be almost like 1 and half hours. A must-try experience!

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best way to see the canyon ! The pilot didn't make any effort to connect with the customers - he turned on prerecorded audio in English and German and didn't talk much. The prep staff were not very friendly. This in stark contrast to our experience in Hawaii where the pilot provided the commentary and put in a music CD... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove in from Vegas, and stopped at Papillon Helicopters on the way to the Grand Canyon, without any booking or prior arrangements. They have a large number of choppers and their schedule tours are very frequent. we boarded the chopper within 30 minutes. A safety video is mandatory and for around 15minutes. The Chopper is was not air conditioned,... More 

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