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Scenic Airlines

1265 Airport Rd, Boulder City, NV 89005-3673
+1 702-638-3300
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Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour
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Scenic Airlines is the largest and most experienced aerial tour operator in the world, specializing in Grand Canyon airplane tours. In 1967, Scenic Airlines flew it's first sightseeing tour and has since been an pioneer in the aerial sightseeing industry.
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1265 Airport Rd, Boulder City, NV 89005-3673
+1 702-638-3300
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We (as a couple), did the Scenic Airlines tour in September as we wanted to visit the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The tour was very well organised and took us to the best spots for pictures of the Canyon. Pick-up time was 4:45am...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We were a group of 6 friends and took the Scenic Canyon River Adventure. This was extremely well organised, starting off with breakfast and a 1-hour flight over the Grand Canyon at dawn. This was followed by a tour of Antelope Canyon guided by a...More

Thank VFS777
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We took the Canyon flight, very slick and well organised set up. We were picked up on time form our hotel, the flight was great and we were back in Vegas by mid morning. We took the early flight so the airport was very quiet...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This was a fantastic tour - flight over the Grand Canyon was fantastic, our Native American guide was sensational in knowledge and helping us to get the best possible photos using natural light to enhance the result. Bevin, our river guide was also knowledgeable and...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked this trip at almost the last minute. We flew from the Boulder City airport to the Bar Ten Air Strip. From there we were picked up and taken to the Bar Ten Ranch where we were loaded up into UTVs...More

Thank Stacey R
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This was another trip we did that involved quite a bit of hanging around. We did the flight to the Canyon, followed by a helicopter flight to the canyon floor, then a boat ride down the river. Return from the floor by helicopter before embarking...More

Thank Stamrish1
PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you for taking time to post a balanced review of your west rim tour, we appreciate the feedback and your business. Please accept our apologies that the narration track was not made available to you. We may be able to offer you compensation for...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

I took the Connoisseur tour with the helicopter ride. It was an amazing day, overall a fantastic experience. Everyone is professional and friendly. Safety was a concern for me, and I felt that it was a priority for Papillion also. The views are stunning and...More

Thank gvbrock
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We did the grand voyager trip which consisted of plane, helicopter, boat and skywalk. It really is something to experience if your hotel is situated in Las Vegas. Well organized and friendly staff. Plenty of time to stay at the Grand Canyon after the skywalk....More

Thank Regis T
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Kind, but not more. We were delayed for an hour and a half. That may happen. But all the details around this were questionable: not giving us the reason for the delay, even when we asked, then finally calling us up and ordering us to...More

Thank 942J_rg_B2013
PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for taking time to post a balanced review of your tour, which has alerted us to some areas where we can improve our service. We sincerely apologize that the tour didn't meet your expectations. Our airplane tours are very popular and offer exceptional...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

What an awesome experience. This is the only way to see the Grand Canyon. Definitely well worth the cost. Can't wait to try it again.

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Mandy O
20 April 2017|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! The fee right now is $100-$200, depending on the round trip tour. This is a flat fee, it is not charged each way unless you are taking one-way passage.
15 March 2017|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
The times provided online are the departure times of the aircraft. Hotel pickup takes place about an hour and a half before departure time.
23 February 2017|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
Hello, we appreciate your inquiry. We recommend wearing sensible shoes and be able to scale stairs or rocky terrain. We do not recommend this tour for guest who are in a wheelchair or need a walker for support.