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Maverick Helicopters

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The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world. With its incredible scenery and inspirational beauty, the vast number of visitors keeps growing. With a number of ways to see the canyon, some may choose to drive, hike...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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AZ-64, Grand Canyon South Rim terminal, Tusayan, AZ 86023
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very professionally run tourist operation, and a wonderfully informed and expansive pilot who managed the dual tasks of successfully keeping us aloft while deciphering and answering our inane and long-winded questions. And coping with our infantile exclamations. Yes, we were excited. All of us....More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I visited 2 weeks ago, we both LOVED it. Smooth flight, no concern for air sickness, comfortable seats, knowledgeable pilot. Strongly recommend.

Thank dough243
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth paying the $$$ for. The drop off as you fly into the Grand Canyon is breath taking. Pilot was well educated on various points and aspects of the Grand Canyon.

Thank messydrone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 of us booked the 45 minute Grand Canyon tour that departs from the local airport. Easy to book, easy to check in. Each helicopter has 2 rows with 4 seats each. I had the unfortunate luck to draw one of the middle seats in...More

Thank ChicagoTraveler1616
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Grand Canyon scenery was absolutely spectacular from the ground so we were expecting even better views from the helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon. However, unfortunately we were allocated middle back row seats and the views out of the windows were severely restricted. Those...More

Thank CJBADB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maverick is a pro at the helicopter tour so it feels pretty regimented. The weather had been rainy so they were not allowed to fly this route over the canyon. They offered the shorter 20 minute flight and a $30 per person refund or our...More

1  Thank Carol A
Maverick H, Guest Relations Manager at Maverick Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are sorry that you experienced a downgraded flight in the canyon. Safety is our top priority and we do not cancel any portion of our tours lightly as we know that people plan their Grand Canyon visits well in advance. We appreciate you leaving...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First up, a highly professional set up with state of the art helicopters and excellent pilot/guides. The flight was comfortable, the views were awe-inspiring and the commentary illuminating. Plus some iconic sound tracks to accompany the scenes below. We've done one similar flight recently over...More

Thank elpee182
Maverick H, Guest Relations Manager at Maverick Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving a review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to bad weather we could not go for the booked 45 minute flight, but got downgraded for a shorter one. They said about 30 minutes, but it were barely 20 min. We got a refund of 33 USD for the shorter one, a tour...More

1  Thank Joey_M_B
Maverick H, Guest Relations Manager at Maverick Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We understand and empathize with your frustration in regards to the downgraded flight that you experienced. Safety is our top priority and we do not cancel any portion of our tours lightly as we know that people plan their Grand Canyon visits well in advance....More

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Excellent experience. With our pilot Vern, his knowledge and experience was amazing. Thanks for a memorable and exciting experience.

Thank Vicki M
Maverick H, Guest Relations Manager at Maverick Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for flying with us!

Reviewed October 9, 2018

This is a stunning way to see Grand Canyon. Our 45 minute flight went too quickly and we appreciated the way our Pilot (Alex), put us at ease and guided us through the trip, with his informative, interesting and entertaining commentary. The views from the...More

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Zoe R
May 17, 2017|
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Response from Barratt | Reviewed this property |
Your question was forwarded to me. I am sorry I can't answer your question, I don't have sufficient knowledge of the region's attractions. I can assure you that Maverick Helicopters will give you a great ride over the Canyon... More
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eastbos
August 17, 2016|
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Response from r_sumner52 | Reviewed this property |
Maximum load is the pilot + 3 passengers in the front and 4 in the rear seats. The rear seats are set slightly higher than the front seats. The helicopter is carefully loaded by computer set up for appropriate load... More
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Montag451
March 10, 2016|
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Response from Maverick H | Property representative |
Hello, Our helicopters can seat up to 7 passengers depending on weight. We only fly ECO-STAR 130. They are 23% larger than most helicopters currently flying with wrap around glass for outstanding visibility and... More
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