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Grand Canyon Airlines is the world's oldest, most experienced air tour company in continuous operation since 1927. Proudly owned since 1967 by Elling Halvorson, who has been credited with truly developing and shaping the Grand Canyon air tours...more
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3555 Airport Rd, Grand Canyon National Park Airport, Grand Canyon Airlines Terminal, Tusayan, AZ 86023
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove out to the canyon and enjoyed the short flight to the bottom and the shorter boat ride. The walk from landing place to the boat could be a challenge for those that are unfit as it is steep and in heat

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I think that, this is the best tour for Grand Canyon review. Every person in the tour organizer is very gentle, Emily and helpfull. The explanations are easy to understand. Thanks to everybody. Every piece of the tour is an other taste.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t know what to expect on this trip, but it was a fantastic day! All 3 parts of the trip were beautiful and worth the price! We had great guides and just a wonderful day! Highly recommend splurging on this adventure!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spendy but worth it. Traveled with 14, 17 and 18 yr olds. They loved it! Not recommended for young children; too long of a day. Day started out with a 515am pick up from our hotel in the South Rim to the airport. Airport clean,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 12, 2019 via mobile

We arrived to find we were the only 2 for the fixed wing flight and they need a minimum of 6. Feeling a bit sad at this point as Grand Canyon a bucket lister for me and unlikely to pass this way again. Next minute...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2019

Four of us booked a flight over Grand Canyon West, setting down by the Colorado for a short river trip and back in the helicopter to the airport. This is a wonderful and breath-taking way to view the magnificence of the Gorge and Colorado. The...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Thank you for breathtaking views and memories ! It has been the second time we've done the air tour of the Grand Canyon ,15 years apart..Always magnificent. Superb. A must do.

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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2019

Thank you for flying with us, and for your support! We are honored to have flown with you again! Sincerely, Papillon Management

Reviewed September 30, 2019

We had a great trip with a very kind captain. Unfortunately, all of our 3 kids feel asleep after a couple of minutes. That way we could enjoy the flight with less stress. However, given how expensive the trip is also for the kids it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2019

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed a smooth, peaceful flight over the Grand Canyon... though we're sorry to hear that your children missed the views. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your vacation. Respectfully, GCSA Management

Reviewed September 28, 2019

Front desk was not informative. I was checking in and was not able to find the front desk lady and for a good 5 mins was nice t helped The lady had a non caring attitude. They split of my party and when asked they...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2019

Thank you for taking time to alert us to your issues with your tour, your feedback is very important to us as we strive to provide the best service to our guests. We sincerely apologize that you are left with an unfavorable impression and feel...More

Reviewed September 26, 2019

We wanted to visit the Grand Canyon from Vegas and as a part of a big trip across California we were struggling to find a tour that would accommodate our requests - until we found Grand Canton Scenic Airlines! Great value for money, we flew...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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PapillonHelicopters, Manager at Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2019

Sounds like you had a perfect day at the Grand Canyon! We're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the tour, and that the process from start to finish went smoothly -- and congratulations on your engagement! We're honored to be part of your special...More

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October 9, 2018|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
We highly suggest wearing layers and sensible, closed-toed footwear as there is some gravely terrain and inclines heading down to the boat dock.
April 18, 2018|
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Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
If there is a wind advisory, we will postpone or reschedule our guests. Our reservations department will be able to share with you how high the winds need to be to cancel a flight - they can be reached at res . las... More
January 11, 2017|
Response from PapillonHelicopters | Property representative |
Hello! We appreciate your inquiry. Are you referring to the Canyon River Adventure?