Grand Canyon West Rim Adventure from Sedona: Helicopter Tour, Boat Ride, Skywalk and Lunch
Start the day off by departing early in the morning in Cottonwood, Arizona. There will be a bus to take everyone to the small aircraft. From there, guests will get to the beautiful red rock formations while traveling to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Once the plane arrives, get ready to board the helicopter and be taken to the base of the canyon to see the Colorado River. Guests can take photos and get plenty of scenery for their backdrops. There is also a nice platoon boat ride on the Colorado River with commentary.
After the helicopter tour, get ready to take a nice stroll onto the Grand Canyon Skywalk. This is an optional upgrade that's worth every penny. The Skywalk is a see through a walkway that hovers 4,000 feet over the beautiful canyon. Guests can get a much-needed thrill from this part of the tour. There is a very delicious BBQ lunch that is included in the tour. While guests eat, they can watch a Native American Cultural Performance from the tribes at Guano Point.
Young children are welcomed as this is a family tour. Where appropriate shoes and clothes because this tour operates in all weather conditions. Get a reservation for the family now, while there is still room.
Explore the Grand Canyon West Rim by air, boat and foot on this day trip from Sedona. This tour has it all: Take in gorgeous aerial views of Red Rock Country on a flight from Sedona, soar to the canyon basin on a helicopter tour, and take a pontoon boat ride down the Colorado River. You'll then take a stroll along the famous Skywalk, watch a cultural performance by native Indians, and enjoy a hearty BBQ lunch on the rim of the canyon.
After pickup from your Sedona hotel and checking in at the Sedona airport, sit back and relax as your pilot entertains you with expert commentary while flying over beautiful Red Rock Canyon and Sycamore Canyon to the Grand Canyon West Rim, the land of the Hualapai Indians.
When you land at the West Rim Airport, you'll board a helicopter for a 7-minute helicopter flight from the rim down 4,000 feet (1,219 meters) to the Colorado River. Here, hop into your pontoon boat for a fun 15-minute ride down the river while taking in the gorgeous sights.
After you ascend back up to the rim, board the West Rim shuttle and head to Eagle Point, where you'll take an unforgettable stroll down the famous Skywalk. Overlooking the edge of the canyon, this transparent glass bridge offers one-of-a-kind views of the majestic canyon and its surroundings.
Next, enjoy a cultural performance by members of the Hualapai Indian tribe before continuing to Guano Point to enjoy a hearty BBQ lunch on the canyon's rim. After your full-day tour, you'll head back to the airport for your return flight to Sedona.