Combine a Grand Canyon helicopter flight with a river float down the Colorado River for an incredible and exciting day tour from Las Vegas! Start your day with a scenic 70-minute (round-trip) helicopter flight over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Grand Canyon's West Rim before enjoying a relaxing river float down the Colorado River, through Black Canyon with your informative guide. Keep an eye out for big horn sheep, osprey and great blue heron as you float down the river, where you’ll stop for a swim at a secluded beach. Enjoy a picnic-style lunch and shopping in Willow Beach, Arizona before returning to your Las Vegas hotel.
What You'll Get
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Pass By: Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
After hotel pickup, board your state-of-the-art helicopter for a 70-minute (round-trip) scenic air tour of the Grand Canyon West Rim. Your flight will take off from Boulder City, where builders of the Hoover Dam (formally the Boulder Dam) lived during the dam’s construction in the 1930s. Enjoy panoramic, 180-degree views of the impressive Hoover Dam, the bypass bridge and Black Canyon, and fly past the extinct and colorful volcano, Fortification Hill.
Pass By: Hoover Dam Bypass, U.S. Route 93, Las Vegas, NV
Fly around the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge
Pass By: Fortification Hill, Las Vegas, NV
Fly over the extinct volcano known as Fortification Hill
Stop At: Colorado River, Nevada
Then descend beneath the rim of the Grand Canyon as you fly over the mighty Colorado River, past million-year-old geological rock formations.
Duration: 3 hours
Pass By: Grand Canyon West, Pierce Ferry Road To Diamond Bar Road, AZ 86434
Make sure to have your camera ready, as around every corner you’ll see cathedral buttresses and pillars with amazing natural vivid colors. After leaving the Grand Canyon, enjoy views of other natural wonders in the wilderness of the rugged Mojave Desert.
Pass By: Black Canyon City Visitor's Center and Chamber of Commerce., 34301 S Old Black Canyon Hwy Suite #3, Black Canyon City, AZ 85324-9728
Upon landing in Boulder City, take a short drive down to the Colorado River launch area for your river float at the base of the Hoover Dam and the newly constructed bypass bridge. Here you'll be greeted by your friendly guide, who will help you board your comfortable river raft. Float down the river and through the Black Canyon, with high walls that will leave you breathless! Keep your eyes open for desert big horn sheep, osprey and great blue heron in their natural setting.
Pass By: Willow Beach, Fort Mohave, AZ 86445-9544
The raft stops at a secluded beach on the river so you can cool off in the refreshing clear waters. You can also enjoy your picnic box lunch on the beach while taking in the sights and sounds of Black Canyon.
Your trip ends on the Arizona side of the river at Willow Beach. You'll have the chance to shop for souvenirs before returning to your Las Vegas hotel.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum age is 2 years
- Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 250lbs (112 kg/17.85 stone) will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour.
- We recommend you bring a hat and sunscreen for the float trip
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- 70-minute (approx.) round-trip flight in a state-of-the-art helicopter
- Colorado River Float
- Round-trip transportation by deluxe van
- Bottled water and boxed lunch
- All taxes and fees
- Entry/Admission - Colorado River
- Gratuity is optional
- We recommend you bring sunglasses, sunscreen, towels & hats.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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