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Grand Canyon West Rim by Coach with Helicopter, Cruise & Optional Skywalk

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Highlights

  • This action-packed tour will show you the very best of the Grand Canyon in one day
  • Enjoy breakfast in Las Vegas before a scenic drive through the desert, via Hoover Dam to the Grand Canyon
  • On arrival at the Grand Canyon take an exhilarating helicopter ride landing at the base to take a pontoon cruise
  • Lunch is included in this package and you can choose between a hearty buffet, a deli-style lunch or a Barbeque
  • Option to add a ticket for the Skywalk – the Grand Canyon’s top attraction
  • Book in confidence – our local partners are highly rated by users of Trip Advisor

Overview

Packed with thrilling experiences, we will show you the very best of the incredible Grand Canyon in just one day.

Drive through a desert wonderland to the West Rim of the majestic Grand Canyon and meet the welcoming Native Americans of the Hualapai Reservation.

Jump into a helicopter for a descent through nearly 2 million years of geological history to the canyon floor and board a boat for an exciting ride down the mighty Colorado River.

An optional upgrade allows you to enjoy matchless 360 degree views on the breath-taking Skywalk, a glass platform jutting out into space from the edge of the Canyon.

It all adds up to a day of eye-popping views and magical memories.

Itinerary

After your hotel pick up you will be taken to the Miracle Mile Shops in Las Vegas, for a brief check-in. Before boarding your vehicle, you will enjoy a breakfast of pastry, breakfast bar, pop tart, donuts, coffee or tea, water or juice.

Then, sit back in your state-of-the-art deluxe coach and drive over the Hoover Dam by-pass bridge over the mighty Colorado River and past sparkling Lake Mead. Continuing, your driver will point out Fortification Hill, built during World War II to protect the Dam.

One of the most beautiful sections of the journey is the remote area known as Black Canyon, so-called because of the black volcanic rocks found throughout. As you leave the Canyon, you will pass through the Mojave Desert and through the 900- year- old Joshua Tree Forest.

Arriving at the Grand Canyon West Rim you will be greeted by the Native Americans of the Hualapai Nation, who will welcome you to their home-land. You will have 4 hours to enjoy the beauty of this wilderness area. There will be time to explore at your own pace and you can enjoy a free shuttle service to places of interest, which include an authentic Native American Village and the Hualapai Ranch, a Western theme town with horseback and wagon rides. Don’t forget to check out the stunning views at Eagle Point and Guano Point.

Plus, your incredible all-in-one tour includes two thrilling West Rim experiences.

For a different view of the Canyon, you will board a helicopter and descend into the inner depths of the gorge.

On the Canyon floor you’ll board a pontoon boat for a 20-minute ride down the Colorado River.

After your boat ride you will re-board your helicopter for the flight back to the top of the Canyon.

You also have the option to add a ticket for the breath-taking Skywalk, an ingeniously constructed Plexiglas walkway that extends out into space from the Canyon edge. With nothing but glass under your feet, it's like walking on 'air' 4,000 feet above the Colorado River.

During your time at the West Rim, you can choose from three excellent lunch options. You could have a hearty buffet style meal with beef and vegetables at the Guano Pointe Buffet, a sandwich with salad at the Skywalk café or a barbecue cook-out buffet at the Hualapai Ranch. It’s your call!

At the end of your unforgettable day out you will be driven back to Las Vegas and dropped off at your hotel.

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Reviews

What a spectacular day Helicopter to the bottomof the Canyon with a ride on the Colarado River - indigneous guide was just a fantastic person. Then the skywalk was something we... George Comino

The day was very fast paced and felt at times we were not going to get to everything because of long queues.... Mr John R Kay

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Approximately 12 hours (including hotel pick-up)

Start time

Start time: 7:15 am (this is the departure time, your hotel pick up time will be earlier than this and needs to be confirmed with the local operator)
Duration: Approximately 12 hours (including hotel pick-up)

Meeting point

Your hotel in Las Vegas.
(We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

Ending point

Your hotel in Las Vegas

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Guided shuttle service to points of interest at West Rim
  • Helicopter ride
  • Boat ride
  • Skywalk experience (Optional)
  • Breakfast (pastry, breakfast bar, pop tart, donuts, coffee or tea, water or juice)
  • Lunch (choice of buffet with beef and vegetable, or sandwich and salad, or barbecue cook-out buffet)

Exclusions

  • Fuel Surcharge of US$10

Do/Dont's

It is recommended that you dress in layers, so you can put garments on or take them off as appropriate, and wear comfortable shoes for walking. Bring a hat, sunscreen, lip balm, and sun glasses, and don’t forget the camera!

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Please note

Fuel surcharge of US$10 will be collected at the time of departure

Your exact pick up time and location will be provided by email but please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

If you are not picked up within 5 minutes of your scheduled pick time, please call the activity operator.

Due to Homeland Security Directives, it is not possible to carry luggage across Hoover Dam. All customers are subject to search at the security check points. Purses, fanny packs and small back packs are permitted. Please call the activity operator for concerns regarding this matter.

All minors must be accompanied by an adult. This tour is not recommended for infants and small children.

Grand Canyon West is not handicapped accessible.

If you have any type of medical condition, please check with your doctor prior to booking.

It is recommended that you carry photo-id such as passport or driving license

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • The modern de luxe motor coaches used on this tour provide everything for your safety and comfort. All vehicles are equipped with restrooms, large viewing windows, air-conditioning, reclining seats, removable arm rests, foot rests, DVDs and monitors
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Cancellation policy

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