Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters

P.O. Box 455, Highway 64
Grand Canyon Airport, Grand Canyon, Az. 86023
(520)638-2419, (800)528-2418, Fax: (520)638-9349

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

Welcome to Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters!
The Ultimate Experience!

Every year over 150,000 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 24 Bell jet powered helicopters. The fleet is expertly maintained to federally regulated standards in our own Bell Helicopter factory authorized service center.


North Canyon Tour

(25-30 minutes) Experience the magnitude of Grand Canyon and its splendor of ever-changing color in a perspective incomparable to any other method of seeing this "Wonder of the World." Your tour takes you over the deepest portion of Grand Canyon, through the "Dragon Corridor", and continues to the North Rim where you view the incredible geographical differences between the North and South rims of Grand Canyon. During your return to the South Rim, enjoy breathtaking views of temples, shrines and rock formations sculpted by time while flying above the widest portion of the mighty Colorado River.

Adult $89.00....Child $71.00

Imperial Tour

(40-45 minutes) Enjoy all the features of our North Canyon tour PLUS the panoramic magnificence of the Eastern Grand Canyon where the Painted Desert and the Colorado River confluence are seen.

Adult $139.00....Child $111.00

Havasupai Daytime/Overnight Excursion

Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters offers exclusive full day and overnight excursions to the remote Havasupai Indian Village at the bottom of Grand Canyon. After viewing the spectacular waterfalls that bless this paradise, you'll understand the meaning of the word Havasupai, "People of the Blue-Green Water."

Havasupai Daytime Excursion

Includes round-trip helicopter airfare with tour, landing and entrance fees at Supai Village, and guided horseback ride to Havasu Falls. (Meals not included)

Air Portion..................Adult $330.00
Ground Portion.............Adult $105.00
Fees and Charges.......................$5.00
Total..........................Adult $440.00

Havasupai Overnight Excursion

Includes round-trip helicopter airfare with tour, landing and entrance fees at Supai Village, guided horseback ride to Havasu Falls, and lodging at Havasupai Lodge. Fees slightly different for single, triple, and quad room bookings.(Meals not included)

Air Portion......................Adult $330.00
Ground Portion..............Adult $147.00
Fees and Charges.......................$5.00
Total(Double Occupancy)..Adult $482.00

Las Vegas/Grand Canyon Deluxe Plus

The ultimate in aerial sightseeing with VIP treatment that begins with pick up from your Las Vegas Hotel, VIP check-in at Scenic Airlines soar over Hoover Dam and Lake Mead before your Vistaliner tour to the Grand Canyon. Next, explore nature's seventh wonder with a thirty-minute North Canyon helicopter tour. Lunch on the rim and a bus excursion of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Adult $269.00....Child $239.00

All Rates are per person
A $5.00 per person National Park overflight fee will be charged all passengers upon check-in.
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