Choose Your Adventure!

MGM is proud to partner with aviation pioneer Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters – the most experienced, diverse, and largest Grand Canyon aerial sightseeing company in Las Vegas – to offer our guests VIP helicopter and airplane tours.

Papillon Helicopters was founded in 1965 and flies more than 400,000 passengers each year on daily tours to the Grand Canyon and other destinations throughout the Southwest.

MGM is excited to offer Papillon’s luxurious and adventurous tours to our guests!

All tours include complimentary hotel-to-hotel transfers from all of MGM properties.

Where Papillon Helicopters Flies

With Papillon, you can discover the spectacular sights of the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Lake Powell, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, and, of course, the Grand Canyon's multiple rims. Here are the locations Papillion serves with daily helicopter and sightseeing aircraft flights:

Helicopter Tours

Grand Celebration with Las Vegas Strip

Land at the bottom of the Grand Canyon on this luxury, VIP helicopter tour from Las Vegas.

  • See Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Grand Canyon West
  • Descend more than 3,000 feet to the Grand Canyon’s floor
  • Enjoy champagne and a light picnic overlooking the Colorado River

Golden Eagle with Vegas Strip

This is the perfect city and canyon combination tour! See both the Grand Canyon West Rim and Las Vegas Strip on this VIP helicopter tour that departs from Papillon’s Las Vegas VIP terminal.

  • See Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Colorado River, and Grand Canyon West
  • Fly over the famous Las Vegas Strip
  • Capture postcard-quality pictures right from your helicopter window

Strip Highlights with Transfers

View the Las Vegas Strip from the sky on this true VIP Las Vegas night flight experience. Flights are available nightly from Papillon’s Las Vegas VIP terminal.

  • Fly over all the Las Vegas Strip’s legendary landmarks
  • Soar over the Las Vegas Downtown district
  • Take unbelievable pictures high above the Las Vegas Strip

Grand Celebration Tour

The crown jewel of Grand Canyon flights! Fly in a helicopter from Las Vegas and land at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Our exclusive landing site 3,200 feet below the rim of the Grand Canyon offers an unparalleled sightseeing experience!

  • See Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Colorado River, and Grand Canyon West
  • Descend more than 3,000 feet to the Grand Canyon’s floor
  • Enjoy champagne and a light picnic overlooking the Colorado River

Golden Eagle Helicopter Tour

Soar over the Colorado River and Grand Canyon viewpoints aboard this popular helicopter tour to the Grand Canyon West Rim that departs from Papillon’s private Boulder City, Nevada heliport.

  • See Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Colorado River, and Grand Canyon West
  • Birds-eye views of famous Grand Canyon West Rim lookouts points
  • Fly aboard the most advanced tour helicopters available

Airplane Tours

Grand Canyon Skywalk Experience

The best way to see the Grand Canyon Skywalk! Fly from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon West aboard a sightseeing aircraft to experience the famous glass bridge and see the most dramatic viewpoints in all of the entire Grand Canyon!

  • See Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Colorado River, and Grand Canyon West
  • Pre-paid entry General Admission to Grand Canyon Skywalk
  • Take in the scenic beauty of Eagle Point and Guano Point

Antelope Canyon Expedition

You’ll be far from the crowds on this amazing adventure! Fly from Boulder City, Nevada to Page, Arizona on a sightseeing aircraft as part of a private tour package that lets you experience Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend like a true VIP!

  • Private, guided tour of Secret Antelope Canyon
  • Access to a private Navajo Horseshoe Bend viewpoint with no crowds
  • See Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Vermilion Cliffs, Lake Powell, and Glen Canyon

Grand Canyon Air Tour Deluxe with Hummer

This exciting tour combines a customized Hummer tour with a scenic Grand Canyon flight! Fly from Boulder City, Nevada to the Grand Canyon South Rim and experience a two-hour open-air Hummer tour of the Grand Canyon’s most majestic viewpoints!

  • Breathtaking views of Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, and the Grand Canyon
  • Guided open-air Hummer tour inside Grand Canyon National Park
  • Amazing photo opportunities at famous canyon viewpoints

Grand Canyon North Air Ground Tour

Visit the beauty of the Grand Canyon North Rim on this sightseeing flight that departs Boulder City, Nevada and visits Bar 10 Ranch for an ATV or Polaris Ranger backcountry tour. This off the beaten path adventure takes you to the most rugged and majestic part of the entire Grand Canyon!

  • Guided all-terrain adventures to rim of the Grand Canyon via Whitmore Canyon
  • Homemade barbecue lunch at Bar 10 Ranch
  • Breathtaking views of Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, and Grand Canyon

Bryce Canyon Day Tour

Visit magical Bryce Canyon National Park on a sightseeing aircraft that flies directly over Zion National Park! Take in the breathtaking beauty of Utah’s most colorful and extraordinary National Park on this guided day trip that also offers hiking and biking upgrades!

  • Guided sightseeing tour that visits Bryce Canyon’s must-see viewpoints
  • Optional hiking and biking packages available
  • Breathtaking views of Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, and Zion National Park

Highlights Over Grand Canyon Tour

Discover the beauty of the Grand Canyon West Rim on this affordable aerial sightseeing tour. Soar above formations such as Guano Point, Eagle Point, and even catch a glimpse of the world-famous Grand Canyon Skywalk from the air.

  • Experience a 70-minute, roundtrip flight to Grand Canyon West Rim
  • Take in amazing aerial views of the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Grand Canyon West
  • Capture photos of Grand Canyon Skywalk from above