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Maverick Helicopters
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Grand Canyon Deluxe Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas
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Owner description: Maverick Helicopters offers VIP-level service from our Las Vegas terminal. Experience a breathtaking flight over the most beautiful scenery in the Western United States-whether it is a journey to the Grand Canyon, a flight above the Las Vegas Strip Maverick Helicopters offers the highest level of safety and service in the industry and has over 20 years of making dreams come true!
Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Had an experience of a lifetime! Worth every penny! It was fun, safe and professionally done.
Mike Martin was our pilot and he was equally awesome!

Thank likestoeat53
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Reviewed February 22, 2014

Are you kidding me???

Flight to Grand Canyon ("GC"), helicopter ride over GC, visit to nearby hotel with a beautiful vista of GC, and, then a flight back to Las Vegas. Really???

This was a venture befitting Donald Trump (or some other rich dude or dudette). First class, high quality and safe, from beginning to end.


BIG "shout out" to Charlie, Eric, Adam (pilots) and Marion ("the moustached driver guy").

If you want to treat yourself or someone you love to a special way of visiting the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas, this package is it.

My daughter and I will remember this wonderful tour forever!!!

Thank Ben M
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MaverickHelicopter, Guest Relations Manager at Maverick Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2014

Thank you for the wonderful words about our company. We strive to make sure that each customer is handled like a VIP.

Kind Regards,
Maverick Team Member

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Reviewed February 22, 2014

We took the tour to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with the helicopter ride.
There were 6 of us in our group. The day started with a pick-up at our hotel, and a drive to the airport. We were picked up on time and made 2 stops at other hotels on our way to the airport.
At the private airport building we waited briefly to check-in. Each member of your party is weighed while carrying whatever they are taking on the plane. Your weight is visible only to the employee, not everyone you are with. You are then given a card which has your seat # and colour group for the plane. There are comfy couches to wait and some snacks & souvenirs for purchase. They didn't have any gum for sale, but did have free mints.
When it is time to board the pilots call out your colour group and then go through some safety rules. Then on to the plane for the 45 minute flight to the Grand Canyon. Our flight was smooth and we landed slightly ahead of schedule.
You are then taken on a small bus to the Grand Canyon south rim. The first stop was Bright Angel Point where we had an hour or so to look around and take photos. You are also given a box lunch of a turkey sandwich on a croissant, bottle of water, bag of chips, and 2 cookies. All tasty.
You then get back on the bus. We were a little ahead of schedule so the people taking the helicopter were given 15 minutes at the next stop, those not taking the helicopter ride had an hour. This stop was Mather Point. We all liked this area better than the first. The views were amazing!
Back on the bus to the helicopter. This was the first helicopter ride for all of us, so there were some nerves, but it was awesome! We were in the air for about 30 minutes and got to see so much more of the Grand Canyon than we would have seen from the ground.
Then on the plane back to Las Vegas.
All in all this tour was a highlight of our trip. It was pricey, but definitely worth it! All of the employees we encountered were friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend touring with them!

2  Thank lswoods74
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Reviewed February 21, 2014

We have always wanted to do a helicopter ride to the grand canyon when we visited Vegas and this time we did.
The pick up and process to get going was very smooth.
The helicopter was really nice, clean, looked newer.
Our pilot and tour guide Daniel was terrific. He was very funny and personable. He did a great job getting us there and back safely.

We did the Skywalk Odyssey express tour. We didn't want to be at the canyon all day..but it was a really quick 45 min stop. with 45 min in the helicopter each way. Maybe would have liked a bit more time there but there aren't any other tour options unless you stay there for several hours.
Overall..great experience and would recommend Maverick to others.

Thank livhay
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Reviewed February 21, 2014

While visiting Las Vegas last Summer, we wanted to see the Grand Canyon. We boarded a Maverick jet in Henderson Airport and flew about 50 minutes to the Grand Canyon Airport. We then boarded a bus and drove through to the Canyon. We were provided a boxed lunch and time to eat it, view the Canyon's South Rim and walk some of the trails. We then reboarded the bus back to the Canyon Airport where we boarded the helicopter. I will admit to being nervous as I have a slight fear of heights. The pilot was so professional and reassuring that my fears were forgotten about once we took off. He was very knowledgable about the formation and history of the canyon along with the geography of the region. We flew the entire length of the canyon before returning to the Canyon airport, where we disembarked the helicopter and boarded the jet back to Henderson. It was most definitely a worthwhile trip of a lifetime. The staff, pilots and everyone at Maverick made it such an enjoyable and memorable event. Thank you Maverick :-)

2  Thank Deirdre C
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