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Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines

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871 Liberator Dr, Grand Canyon National Park Airport, Grand Canyon Airlines Terminal, Tusayan, AZ 86023
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Grand Canyon Landmarks Tour by Airplane
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Arizona Highlights Day Trip: Antelope Canyon, Lake Powell, and Glen Canyon with...
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Airplane Tour of Rainbow Bridge, Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam
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Grand Canyon Airlines is the world's oldest, most experienced air tour company in continuous operation since 1927. Proudly owned since 1967 by Elling Halvorson, who has been credited with truly developing and shaping the Grand Canyon air tours industry.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“air tour” (9 reviews)
“colorado river” (23 reviews)
“window seat” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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871 Liberator Dr, Grand Canyon National Park Airport, Grand Canyon Airlines Terminal, Tusayan, AZ 86023
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"air tour"
in 9 reviews
"colorado river"
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"window seat"
in 12 reviews
"river guide"
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"fixed wing"
in 5 reviews
"small plane"
in 9 reviews
"airplane ride"
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"horseshoe bend"
in 4 reviews
"hour flight"
in 4 reviews
"grand canyon"
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"cameron trading post"
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"breakfast box"
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"panoramic windows"
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"phone cameras"
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"smooth water rafting"
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"lee's ferry"
in 4 reviews
"navajo guide"
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Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Considering that we had 3 fifteen year old we definitely wanted to keep things exciting for them. We decided to book a helicopter ride but wanted something reasonably priced. The airplane was a good way to go. 9 people max capacity which still made it...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2016

We did the grand discovery air tour. The tour lasted 45 min. We booked at viators. We booked a morning tour well in advance. When we arrived a day earlier it was very easy to reschedule the trip to that day in the afternoon. We...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2016

The 45 min. airplane tour of the south rim was truly the highlight of our Grand Canyon trip. The canyon is so vast that you can hardly begin to grasp the size without seeing it from the air. Prior to the trip, I was somewhat...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We started our day with a trip to the Grand Canyon airport, at which we were given our assigned plane seats (based on weight and time of arrival) and a boxed breakfast (which wasn't too bad). The left side of the plane definitely has the...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

This was an absolutely amazing tour. We did the full day Adventure Tour. We saw the Grand Canyon from the air,and flew over Lake Powell. We rafted down the river too. But the highlight for me was walking through Antelope Canyon. I didn't know this...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

What a great way to see the canyon. We chose the extended route including the East rim, had a great time from start to finish. Could feel the wind blowing the helicopter, which is a little scary but overall felt secure and safe, our pilot...More

1  Thank lauran697
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Reviewed July 11, 2016

We did the Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines "Scenic Canyon River Adventure" 12.5 hour full day tour with the entire family. The all day adventure from beginning to end was incredible. Our 9 year old son had a blast as did my father-in-law who commented it...More

1  Thank wlmwlm
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Reviewed July 9, 2016

We were on the all day tour called Canyon River Adventure. This airline was top notch. The plane ride was spectacular and views unreal. Antelope Canyon was unreal to see in person (a bucket list item for me). Got great pictures and our Guide was...More

Thank Alisa B
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Reviewed July 9, 2016

The flight over the canyon provided a great opportunity to see the canyon, rapids and various key attractions (horseshoe bend, etc.). The trip to antelope canyon was awesome. The Navajo guide (Patrick) was awesome. The pictures here were amazing. The trip ended with a rafting...More

Thank Josh R
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Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

The raftin was good but would have been glad to know that it was 6 hours at the bus. The bus trip there was ok but the same trip back was not good and just a couple of hours on the boat was not my...More

Thank Mikael J
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

Thank you for taking time to post a review and we are happy to know that you enjoyed the your rafting adventure. We do provide the travel time breakdown on the itineraries we post to our website as well as the email confirmations. If you...More

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atruetexan
April 18, 2018|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
If there is a wind advisory, we will postpone or reschedule our guests. Our reservations department will be able to share with you how high the winds need to be to cancel a flight - they can be reached at res . las... More
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LoveStJohn40
January 11, 2017|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
Hello! We appreciate your inquiry. Are you referring to the Canyon River Adventure?
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claire w
December 5, 2016|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
Our best pricing is available online at Papillon . com . Enjoy your tour!
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