Papillon launches new Grand Canyon West air tour

Papillon Group now offers a Native Explorer Tour departing from its Grand Canyon West air terminal. Photo/Papillon Group

Papillon Group now offers a Native Explorer Tour departing from its Grand Canyon West air terminal. Photo/Papillon Group

GRAND CANYON, WEST RIM, Ariz. - Papillon Group's Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines is launching its new Grand Canyon West air tour - Native Explorer Tour with Legacy.

The air tour departs from the Grand Canyon West air terminal, once airborne, guests experience breathtaking views above Eagle Point, which is home to the Grand Canyon Skywalk glass bridge, Guano Point and other areas of interest within Grand Canyon West.

The tour has in-flight narration in 16 languages.

After the scenic flight Papillon Group offers the opportunity for a self-guided ground tour of Grand Canyon West, which includes a look at Hualapai Ranch, where cowboys put on a reenactment. Other views of the Grand Canyon's West Rim, including Eagle Point can also be seen.

Papillon passengers 18 years and older must provide a government issued photo ID upon arrival at the terminal. Tour prices start at $140 per adult and $120 per child.

Papillon Group recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and is one of the world's largest and longest-running aviation tour companies. They serve more than 600,000 passengers annually on 75 helicopters and airplanes, specifically designed for sightseeing.

More information about flights and tours is available from Papillon at grandcanyonairlines.com.

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