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Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters

275 E Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89169-7367
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Ace of Adventure: Aerial Tour of the Grand Canyon's West Rim
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Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas with Champagne Picnic
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“grand canyon” (361 reviews)
“helicopter ride” (81 reviews)
“boulder city” (67 reviews)
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275 E Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89169-7367
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This attraction is at McCarran Intl Airport
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"grand canyon"
in 361 reviews
"helicopter ride"
in 81 reviews
"boulder city"
in 67 reviews
"hoover dam"
in 98 reviews
"grand celebration tour"
in 27 reviews
"safety video"
in 40 reviews
"champagne picnic"
in 47 reviews
"lake mead"
in 53 reviews
"great pilot"
in 27 reviews
"champagne breakfast"
in 20 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 36 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 39 reviews
"picked up from our hotel"
in 25 reviews
"minute flight"
in 11 reviews
"sky walk"
in 18 reviews
"return flight"
in 10 reviews
"south rim"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This expedition involved short flights in a scenic airplane to/from the Grand Canyon; helicopter descent into the Grand Canyon itself, then a return ascent an hour or so later; plus a short boat ride along the Colorado River. This really was a memory which will...More

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed your tour - sounds like a perfect day out at Grand Canyon West! Thank you for flying with us. Sincerely, Papillon Management

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Reviewed 4 days ago

After much deliberation as to which company to book our grand canyon tour with, we settled on Papillon as their prices seemed extremely competitive and their reviews seemed very comforting. We opted for the Golden Eagle with Strip flyover package. We were promptly picked up...More

Thank mbanford01
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for choosing us to show you the Grand Canyon. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and that Luke was an incredible pilot! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your Vegas vacation as well. Sincerely, Papillon Management

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our pilot Dave was great but we had really bad seats, there were 2 groups of 3 on our flight, one group all had great seats, our group 1 out of 3 had a good seat, other 2 were terrible, limited view and not worth...More

Thank Belinda S
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Please accept our apologies that you were not happy with your seat assignment. Our helicopters were specifically designed for sightseeing, even our middle seats can offer good views. Passenger seating is entirely calculated by computer based on the weight of all passengers assigned to the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Papillon plane Flight over hover & Grand Canyon . 45 minutes to airport, brief wait then then off to board the relatively small plane. 8 passengers & 2 pilots. Our 1 hour flight was good. All of us had window seats. Excellent view of the...More

Thank Ken M
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and seeing the Grand Canyon from the air. Thank you for flying with us! Sincerely, Papillon Management

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is worth every penny, a grand experience in every way. If you get a chance, ask for Tom Copeland as he is very informative and fun :)

Thank Fannar K
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing us to show you the Grand Canyon. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and that your pilot made the day even better! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your vacation as well. Sincerely, Papillon Management

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You never fully realize just how small you are or just how large the canyon is until flying through and seeing a person on top of the canyon. Awe inspiring to say the least. I am not great with heights so the semi see through...More

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to post a thorough and balanced review, we sincerely appreciate the feedback! We're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the tour. If you would like a digital copy of your photo, you can email the photo lab directly at...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great and unique experience, a bit apprehensive beforehand but was soon at ease in the terminal and pre-boarding. The years of experience was obvious and there are many flights a day. Flew with Mandy. The views were unique. Being a helicopter it was naturally...More

Thank stonerose5
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing us to show you the Grand Canyon. We appreciate the balanced review and hope you enjoyed the rest of your vacation as well. Sincerely, Papillon Management

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Our first time at the Grand Canyon and first helicopter ride. We also had the opportunity to take a river ride on the Colorado River. Very nice adventure. A little scary

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for choosing us to show you the Grand Canyon! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your vacation as well. Sincerely, Papillon Management

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Got picked up from our hotel then did the helicopter from Boulder to the Grand Canyon floor, boat trip on the river, helicopter back up to the rim, Skywalk, helicopter back to Boulder and then transfer back to our hotel. All very smoothly done, courteous...More

Thank Wizzo2016
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour, and that our staff provided excellent service! We sincerely appreciate your business - thank you for flying with us! Sincerely, Papillon Management

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We pre-booked the celebration tour with Papillon before arriving in Las Vegas for two weeks' holiday. On check in it was confirmed we could sit up front with the pilot for an extra charge which was definitely worth it. The flight and sights were totally...More

Thank Kathy D
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thank you for choosing us to show you the Grand Canyon. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the tour! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your Vegas vacation as well. Sincerely, Papillon Management

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amcmilli
18 April 2018|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
If you are driving your own car, it's about 30 minutes. Add another 15-20 minutes for a few other shuttle stops.
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amcmilli
18 April 2018|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
That depends on which hotel you are departing from, but it is about 41 km from the strip to our Boulder City terminal.
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Jdavies89
30 January 2018|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
It's best to pack layers. The weather around Las Vegas can swing from 45 degrees to 70 degrees F. The Grand Canyon tends to be a little chillier this time of year as it sits at a higher elevation (~4000ft at the West Rim... More
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