Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters

Valley Of the Sun Tours

Scottsdale Airport
15000 N. Airport Drive, Scottsdale, Az. 86260
(602)967-6150, (800)528-2418, Fax: (602)967-6715

Hours: Summer - 7:00 am-8:00 pm. / Winter - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Welcome to Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters!

Every year over 100,000 Grand Canyon visitors choose to see this magnificent phenomenon with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters. Each tour is designed to reveal the most spectacular Canyon scenery while complying with ecological guidelines established by the National Park Service. Whether you choose a 30 minute flight or an overnight visit to the Havasupai Indian Reservation, your Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopter flight will become a cherished memory.

Our History

In 1965 Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters pioneered the helicopter flightseeing industry. At the Grand Canyon each passenger benefits from the expertise we have gained through our years of Canyon flight experience. We are still operating under our original ownership and management. Experience has its rewards.

Our Aircraft and Crew

Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters operates its own fleet of 21 Bell jet powered helicopters. The fleet is expertly maintained to federally regulated standards in our own Bell Helicopter factory authorized service center.


Canyon Classic - From Phoenix

A one day tour offering a kaleidoscope of incredible contrasts weaving a tapestry of the past and the present. Capture the splendor and the magic of the crown jewel...The Grand Canyon!

Package Includes:

Round-trip Scenic Airline service departing from Scottsdale Airpark
Ground transportation at the Grand Canyon South Rim
Scenic overlook from the South Rim
Luncheon Buffet
IMAX Theater
Helicopter Tour - 30 minutes North Canyon excursion
Park entrance fees
Courtesy transportation from Phoenix and Scottsdale hotels to Scottsdale Airpark.

Package Price $309.00 per Person

Applicable Dates: April 1, 1996 -March 31, 1998 (2 person minimum)

Deposit and Cancellation Policy: A deposit of $50.00 per person is requested 10 days after booking. Cancellation must be made 48 hours prior to flight to receive refund.
*Price subject to change, with or without notice.

Superstition Sensation!!!

(Approximately 60 minutes)
Fly over three sparkling lakes, Indian reservations and through the mysterious Superstition Mountain displaying the diverse variety found in the Sonoran Desert. Now you too, can go into the remarkable Superstition area without traveling many hours on foot or horseback. With graceful ease aboard one of our jet powered helicopters you can explore this little known region. These mysterious mountains, called "Bad Medicine" by the Indians are filled with legends and folklore. This tour doesn't stop yet...there is more than the "Lost Dutchman's" gold mines to be discovered. Continue your tour over Weaver's Needle, Peralta Canyon, Reavis Ranch and Castle Dome, just a few of the Sensational sights you will see.
$160 per person - 2 person minimum

Scottsdale Splendor!!

(Approximately 30 minutes)
See Scottsdale from the "Best Seat in the House". View one of the premier resort communities in the southwest with it's famous golf courses from a comfortable Papillon jet powered Bell helicopter. Your experienced pilot will point out the sights of Splendor while you are enchanted with stereophonic music, choreographed to the scenery. Your tour is capped off by a flight over the top of the McDowell Mountains for a spectacular view of Scottsdale and the "Valley of the Sun".
$80 per person - 2 person minimum

City Lights!!

(Approximately 30 minutes)
Experience the "Valley of the Sun" at Night!. The valley lights up at Dusk and presents a spectacular array of lights glittering with illumination from the desert floor creating an extraordinary panorama available only from above. The spectacular sights of Phoenix, Scottsdale, Camelback Mountain, City Skyscrapers and surrounding areas after dark, along with the feeling of "Being Above it All" makes a night you will treasure forever.
$80 per person - 2 person minimum

All departures are conveniently located at Scottsdale Airpark Terminal
F.A.A. Certified Air Carrier
Most major credit cards accepted

For Reservations and Information Please Call: (602)967-6150 or (800)528-2418.
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