Heli Whitewater Adventure


Helicopter Pontoon
Depart From: Las Vegas / Boulder City
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The Grand Canyon can be fully explored by air, by ground, and by water – and this tour has it all! The day begins at the Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters terminal where a helicopter awaits to whisk passengers away to Peach Springs, Arizona. The Hualapai River Runners will greet passengers and provide transfers from the airport to the Hualapai Lodge, where guests will board an eight-person motorized river raft specifically designed for traversing the Colorado River. The Hualapai River Runners are exceptional and experienced guides having lived their lives navigating the waters of the Grand Canyon and memorizing the routes the ever-changing Colorado River. All guides are fully certified. This exhilarating whitewater adventure allows guests to float between the massive canyon walls rising nearly a mile above their heads.

Guests will enjoy a brief stop for a nature hike mid-trip and a refreshing lunch along the way. The whitewater adventure wraps up at Grand Canyon West along the riverbank. Guests will board a helicopter for a thrilling flight ascending 4,000 feet through the canyon and landing at Grand Canyon West airport. After a day full of adventure passengers will return to the Boulder City terminal with complimentary hotel transfers back to the Las Vegas Strip.

Product Highlights

  • Operational:
    • 6:00am departure daily from March 15th-October 31st
  • Age Requirements:
    • Must be 8+ years old to participate
  • Tour Duration:
    • Approximately 12-13 hours
  • Complimentary Roundtrip Transportation:
    • Passengers are picked up from most major Las Vegas hotels
  • Check-In:
    • 45 minutes prior to departure at:
    • Boulder City Terminal
    • 1265 Airport Road
    • Boulder City, NV 89005
  • Flight:
    • Helicopter flight to Peach Springs, Arizona with views of Lake Mead, the Grand Wash Cliffs, the Colorado River, ascent to Grand Canyon West airport, and return flight to Boulder City Terminal.
    • Total flight time is approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes.
  • Narration (Helicopter):
    • Individual headphones with digital music and narration in several languages: Chinese - Mandarin & Cantonese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Whitewater Adventure:
    • Guided raft adventure on the Colorado River
    • Approximately 40 miles on the river (12 miles with rapids)
  • Hike:
    • Nature hike to Travertine Cavern Falls
  • Meal:
    • Lunch included