Most tours to the Grand Canyon Skywalk begin in Las Vegas, where travelers head east to the Arizona desert by road, plane or helicopter A Skywalk ticket. Grand Canyon air tours Conservationists hear noisy flights, tribe sees economic returns Conservationists fear helicopter tours over the Grand Canyon are only the beginning Hualapai leaders say the tours are vital to tribal prosperity. The helicopter Its Grand Canyon Skywalk lets visitors take a stroll 4,000 feet above the canyons floor Although the West Rim has been slow in providing visitor amenities and services, this is a popular destination for tour groups, as it. A full day here at whats called Grand Canyon West includes the Skywalk, a helicopter ride to the canyon floor, a short raft trip on the Colorado River, and a tour of Hualapai sacred sites Since last year, nearly a half million people have. They offer tours by charter bus, helicopter or small plane When you get there you can hop in a Hummer or on a pontoon boat, peer over the new Grand Canyon Skywalk or have a picnic lunch and a champagne toast We chose the. a tour lands 4,000 feet below the rim of the Grand Canyon and includes a pontoon ride on the Colorado River and admission to the Skywalk Bridge with its clear floors looking down on the canyon $519 The new golden helicopter. Officials from the Hualapai Tribe gathered Tuesday for a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand Canyon Skywalk Tourist ventures now include helicopter tours,. the Hualapais tourist village at the rim that includes the Skywalk Flight options and tours from LAS Vegas with stops at Grand Canyon West include Vision Holidays, 702 6477000, visionholidayscom Maverick Helicopters, 702 261. Tourist ventures now include helicopter tours, horseback rides Skywalk but said it has supported tribal programs and employees The Skywalk is about 90 miles east of Grand Canyon National Park, which attracts some 45 million.