BLW-5K, West Rim Bus Tour with Helicopter, Boat Cruise and Skywalk
Daily Departures excluding Christmas Day and Thanksgiving
- Approx. 12 hours (not including hotel transfers)
- Approx. 4 hours spent at the Grand Canyon
- Check In: Bus Depot
- Activities Included at Grand Canyon West:
- Helicopter ride to canyon floor
- Pontoon boat cruise on Colorado River
- Helicopter ride back to the rim of the canyon
- Admission to the glass-bottomed Skywalk Bridge
DESCRIPTION AND INFORMATION:
Get ready for a Wild West adventure at the Grand Canyon West Rim! Your tour will begin with a photo stop of Hoover Dam from the amazing O'Callaghan-Tillman Bridge with plenty of time to enjoy the majesty of this engineering masterpiece. Educational narration from your professional driver follows as you travel through the ancient Joshua Tree Forest en route to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon.
At the West Rim, visit Hualapai Indian Country and take advantage of the many photo opportunities with your hosts, the Hualapai Indians. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Grand Canyon from Eagle Point, where you can experience the latest attraction - the Grand Canyon Skywalk. This incredible glass-bottomed bridge lets you stand over 4,000 feet above the canyon floor. See the Grand Canyon like never before with a complete 360-degree panoramic view of the West Rim. Learn the history and geology of the canyon from our Indian guide.
Continue along the rim to board your helicopter. Take in the magnificent beauty of the canyon walls surrounding you as your helicopter descends a breathtaking 4,000 feet to the canyon floor. After a short trek to the riverside docks, you'll find a pontoon boat awaiting you. Board the boat for a smooth ride along the Colorado River between the ancient canyon walls. Witness the unfolding canyon landscape and legendary beauty as you travel along the mighty Colorado River. Leave the canyon floor with a helicopter ascent for more up-close views of the stone walls. Plentiful opportunities to capture the canyon beauty await on this all-encompassing sightseeing tour.