This full-day tour takes you right to the heart of the West Rim of the spectacular Grand Canyon. Coming and going from Grand Canyon West, you’ll be able to see a variety of famous attractions as you travel in style, while at Grand Canyon West itself you’ll spend an unforgettable day exploring the beautiful natural scenery. There you’ll be able to see the Grand Canyon at one of its deepest segments—and see it you will, as this very special tour includes both a helicopter ride and a river cruise.
Grand Canyon West Drive, Fly, Float Tour Details
Usually clocking in between 11 and 12 hours, the Pink Adventure Tours Grand Canyon West Drive, Fly, Float Combo Tour is a very exclusive guided excursion. On both ends of the trip, transportation is provided to and from your Las Vegas Strip hotel of choice. On the way to Grand Canyon West you’ll have great views of the unique Southwestern landscape while even catching a few glimpses of Lake Mead. Once at Grand Canyon West, you’ll be able to take a helicopter tour of the Canyon, eventually descending nearly 4,000 feet from the heights of the West Rim to the floor of the Canyon, where you’ll land next to the Colorado River. Next up is a pontoon-boat trip down the Colorado River during which you’ll see the Grand Canyon as never before. The rest of the day will give you time to explore popular Grand Canyon West attractions like Guano Point, Skywalk (optional upgrade available), and even a Hualapai village. This tour departs daily around 7:00am. Tickets usually run about $475 for adults, and nearly $450 for children between the ages of 3 and 12.
Drive, Fly, Float Tour Major Highlights
Las Vegas Strip: One of the great perks of a Pink Adventure Tours Las Vegas excursion is that hotel pick-up and drop-off service is provided. This means that from the very moment your tour begins, you can be relaxed and in picture-taking mode; you’ll even be able to snap shots of the iconic Las Vegas Strip as you roll out of town.
Lake Mead/Hoover Dam: In the morning, as you drive to Grand Canyon West, you’ll be able to see this large, man-made body of water in the distance. On the way back to Las Vegas, your tour even includes a brief stop at Hoover Dam where you’ll have sufficient time to take some great photos of this engineering landmark.
Helicopter Tour: You’ll never forget this part of the tour! First, you’ll ride into the Grand Canyon itself, soaring some 4,000 feet above the Colorado River, before descending all the way down to the very floor of this world-famous location.
River Cruise: Once you arrive at the floor of the Grand Canyon, you’ll hop on a “power pontoon” boat for a quick jaunt down the Colorado River. During this part of the tour, a trained guide will lead you and share fun facts about the natural surroundings you encounter. This river cruise provides even the most seasoned Grand Canyon explorers with a distinctive perspective.
Guano Point: Guano Point is one of the great attractions found at Grand Canyon West. It is a beautiful spot where you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. A barbecue lunch will even be provided for all guests at this lovely location—it’ll be a truly memorable meal! (Vegetarian options are available upon request.)
Is the Grand Canyon West Drive, Fly, Float Tour for You?
If you have always wanted to explore the remarkable scenery to be found along the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, then this is absolutely the tour for you. Grand Canyon West is a beautiful yet remote location, and so a Pink Adventures Tour is a good way to get there and explore its wonders in a structured way. This tour is not appropriate for children under the ages of 3 years old, but otherwise, this combo tour is a great choice for most visitors to the area. Most tour participants report really enjoying how this particular tour gives you a little bit of everything; there are longer helicopter rides and river cruises available elsewhere, but not too many outings are organized where you can experience all these different types of tours while on the same, single adventure.