Ultimate Grand Canyon Western Private Ranch Experience & Helicopter tour gives you an amazing day trip away from the Las Vegas Strip to the Grand Canyon Western Ranch where you can experience the life of the Old West. Guided by a real cowboy when you arrive, you will hear stories of the history of the ranch, the Native culture and beliefs of nearby Spirit Mountain and see a herd of real buffalo.
Experience includes complimentary round-trip transfers from major Las Vegas strip and downtown hotels, Hoover Dam and Colorado River Bypass Bridge stop for photo opportunity, ranch activities, Cowboy Entertainment, Horse-drawn wagon or van ride thru rugged desert landscape to your helicopter, 20-minute Helicopter Ride above and below the rim of the beautiful Grand Canyon, Hearty Western Meal at the Wild West Dining Hall, 45 minute Horseback Ride guided by a Genuine Cowboy or Horse-drawn Wagon or van ride up Buffalo Trail to see Real Buffalo and the Ranch's Spectacular Overlook.
All tour times are approximate and are subject to change. If you have any questions due to instances such as inclement weather conditions, please contact our office.
Sample Itinerary (approximate times)
Note: Experience and flights depart multiple times daily
7:30 – 8:00 A.M. – Luxury van pick up for our guests from their hotel (round trip transport available for Las Vegas “Strip” and downtown hotels).
8:30 A.M. – Hoover Dam and Colorado River Bypass bridge stop with photo opportunity.
10:45 A.M. – Arrive at Grand Canyon Western Ranch.
11:15 A.M. – Horse-drawn wagon or van ride to your helicopter.
11:30 A.M. Board helicopter for Grand Canyon flight.
11:50 A.M. – Helicopter arrives back to helicopter site.
12:00 P.M. – Ranch activities which include 45-minute horseback or wagon ride up Buffalo Trail.
12:30 P.M. – Hearty Western Meal, entertainment and more ranch activities.
4:00 P.M. – Guests arrive back to their hotel.
Duration: Approximate time from hotel pick-up to hotel drop-off is approximately 8 hours (depending on hotel location).
Departure Point: Guests will be departing for their flight from Grand Canyon Private Western Ranch.
Comfort Seat: Due to comfort and weight/balance of air crafts, passengers weighing over 275 lbs./125 kg./19.6 stone may be required to purchase an additional “comfort” seat. This fee (if applicable) will be added to the final confirmation once booking request is received and approved by GC Flight.
Lap Child Policy: Helicopters follows the same policy as all of the commercial air carriers. This policy is regulated by the FAA and states that parents must have proof of child’s age (i.e. government documentation) if they wish to take the child on a flight as a lap child. There are no exceptions to this policy. Children over the age of 2 yrs. will be required to purchase a seat. Children under the age of 2 yrs. are required to have proof of age (passport or birth certificate). The child’s weight is added to the accompanying adult’s weight and may be subject to restrictions.
Pricing: Tour prices listed are per guest.
Fees and Tax: Please note that resort fees of $15 per guest and taxes are paid locally upon arrival to the ranch. These fees will be added to the final e Ticket Confirmation once your booking request is received, approved and returned via email within 24 hours or verbally authorized by a GC Flight representative. As always, GC Flight offers our unmatched low-price guarantee to our guests or the difference will be refunded.
Items To Bring: Be sure to bring your personal effects that will make the experience more enjoyable for you, such as a camera, sunscreen, your photo ID (for any guest that is 18 years or older). Seasonable clothing & comfortable closed-toe shoes (or boots) and Jeans are best for most experiences particularly horseback and wagon rides.
What To Expect: First Class Tours & Service has been offering award-winning tours to our clients since 1998! GC Flight is home to and provides unrivaled access to the world’s largest supply of Helicopter, Airplane, Bus & Adventure Tours in Las Vegas & the Grand Canyon areas.
Our guests will experience a fun and meaningful adventure into several of the Southwest’s most beloved and famous landmarks and recreational areas, creating personal memories that will last a lifetime!
Please note that due to the limited availability of our tours, it is recommended to book in advance online, e-mail to Reservations@gcflight.com, or call our office to make a reservation at: (702) 629-7776 or toll-free: (800) 871-1030. We look forward to seeing you and have you experience one of our incredible tours!