Tours Starting from Phoenix & Scottsdale
Whether you are in Scottsdale enjoying world-class shopping, Phoenix playing golf on some of the finest courses, Sedona viewing the most exquisite landscapes, enjoying the water at Lake Powell in Page, or the Grand Canyon itself, Westwind has you covered with a memory filled itinerary. Explore our site, tours, social media, photography and let us know how we can serve you with an unforgettable experience!
Grand Canyon Signature Tour - South Rim with Jeep Ground tour (PJX)
Scenic, narrated flight over the some of the most beautiful parts of Arizona.
20-30 minute overflight of the widest and most breathtaking part of the Grand Canyon
Ground tour by Pink Jeep Tours or Buck Wild Tour Services into the Grand Canyon National Park.
Scenic 1 hour flight back to Phoenix by mid afternoon
Your aerial tour to the Grand Canyon departs from the Deer Valley airport in Northern Phoenix. Along the way, enjoy spectacular views as you pass over the Tonto National Forest, fly along the Verde River, circle the Red Rock formations of Sedona, soar past the San Francisco Peaks, the Painted Desert and the Navajo Indian Reservation before arriving at the south rim of the Grand Canyon all of which is at 7,000 ft above sea level. Your flight continues for a scenic over-flight of the Grand Canyon on a route that only a few companies are allowed to fly. This 20-30 minute over-flight of one of nature’s most spectacular sights will give you a unique view of the Grand Canyon as you fly 1,000 feet above the rim. After completing the overflight, you will land at the Grand Canyon airport, located just minutes from the entrance to the Grand Canyon National Park. Your ground tour is provided by a professional tour guide who will take you to scenic overlooks inside the Grand Canyon National Park. There, you will learn incredible facts about the geology, flora, fauna, and history of this fascinating natural wonder. You will get to enjoy visiting the Grand Canyon Historic Village where you may visit the historic El Tovar Lodge, Hopi House and other shops and galleries all of which are located along the Rim making it easy to see the Grand Canyon from many different vantage points.
6-7 Hours | Flights may make additional stops
Grand Canyon Aerial Tour (AIR)
Our Grand Canyon South Rim Aerial tour shows you all the highlights of Arizona in a brief three hour window.
Approximately 3 hour tour
Generally goes in the afternoons about 3pm but can be requested for morning instead
The only way to see most of Arizona, including the Grand Canyon, in a short period of time
Aerial tour only, does not land at the Grand Canyon
Begin your air tour with a one hour flight from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon. Along the way, enjoy the view from the air as you pass over the Tonto National Forest; make a beautiful pass through the Red Rock formations of Sedona; and soar past the San Francisco Peaks, Painted Desert and the Navajo Indian Reservation before arriving at the Grand Canyon.
You will continue flying over the Rim before you begin the scenic overflight of the Grand Canyon’s broadest and deepest point, on a route that only a few are allowed to fly. This 20-30 minute overflight is one of nature’s most spectacular sights will give you a view of the Grand Canyon seen by only a handful of people as you fly 1,000 feet above the south rim and about equal to the north rim. After completing the overflight of the Grand Canyon, enjoy a short, one hour flight back to Phoenix by a more direct route.
Grand Canyon Air & Hiking Tour (GCH)
Scenic, narrated flight over Sedona, Coconino Plateau and overflight of the Grand Canyon
Services of a WFR Guide to ensure safety and provide a mountain of information
Hike is 3 miles roundtrip
Drops 1200 feet in elevation in 1.5 miles
Lunch at a scenic meadow is included
Hike is along a ridgeline, allowing excellent views of the Canyon throughout the whole trail
Approximately 8 hours hotel to hotel
Combines well with our Grand Canyon South Rim Tour if not everyone in your party wants to hike
Enjoy the scenic, narrated flight over the Tonto National Forest, Sedona and the Coconino Plateau, to the Grand Canyon, including the over-flight of the broadest and deepest part of the Canyon. Upon landing, your guide will take you in one of Westwind Air Service’s private vans for a trip inside the park where you will have the opportunity to view the Grand Canyon from the rim. You and your WFR guide will be dropped off directly at the trailhead to begin your hike
into the Grand Canyon.
Guided Hike & Picnic - Begin your guided hike with a series of switchbacks before arriving at Ooo-Ahh Point. At this aptly named lookout point, the views open up to the panorama of the Grand Canyon in all directions. Next, you will continue to a picnic area at Cedar Ridge, dropping almost 1,200 feet in elevation and through more than 40 million years of geological history. This scenic trail is unique to the Grand Canyon in that it traverses along a ridge line instead of descending a side canyon, allowing for unobstructed views and excellent photo opportunities. As you descend through the layers of rock strata, your guide will provide information on the Grand Canyon’s history, ecosystems, and geology. After lunch and time to explore Cedar Ridge, you will begin your ascent to the rim to visit the Yaki Point overlook. Afterwards, our vans will take you back to the airport for your one-hour flight back to Phoenix.
Grand Canyon Skywalk Adventure Tour - West Rim (ADV)
Your Grand Canyon Skywalk Adventure begins with a scenic, narrated, 75 minute flight to the Canyon West Airport, located at the west end of the Grand Canyon on the Arizona/Nevada border. Your tour will include several attractions unique to this part of the Canyon.
Scenic, narrated flight from Phoenix to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon
Helicopter to the bottom of the canyon
Pontoon boat ride on the Colorado River
Entrance to the Glass Skywalk
Time to explore the Indian Village
Guano point for lunch and a ‘walkabout’ out to the high point
Services of your pilot/guide throughout the day to ensure everything runs smoothly
Your Grand Canyon West Rim Skywalk Adventure begins with a scenic, narrated, 75-minute flight to the Canyon West Airport, located at the west end of the Grand Canyon on the Arizona/Nevada border. Your tour will include several attractions unique to this part of the Canyon.
First is the exposure to Hualapai tribal culture as we are guests on their reservation land and you will see the results of their growth and spirit throughout the day.
You will go from the airplane directly to a helicopter for a 10-minute ride to the floor of the Grand Canyon. This is the only place in the entire 277 miles of the Canyon that you can go below the rim in any way besides your own two feet or a mule.
Traverse a steep set of stairs to the riverside to board a pontoon boat for a 15 – 20 minute, smooth water ride on the Colorado River. Just enough time for some great photos and to see the perspective from the bottom of the canyon as you look straight up the Canyon walls, giving you a unique perspective of the beauty of this magnificent wonder. After the pontoon boat ride, you will board the helicopter for the 10-minute flight back to the top of the Grand Canyon!
The next stop is the world famous Skywalk. This architectural marvel extends 65 feet over the edge of the Canyon, with its 4,000-foot depth right beneath your feet. As you venture out onto this breathtaking structure and look straight down through the glass floor, you can’t help but feel like you are a part of the Grand Canyon.
Just outside the Skywalk, you will experience the Hualapai Indian Culture through Native American Performances (occasional) and an Indian Village with ancient dwellings constructed in the traditional methods by local tribes. This area of the Canyon, known as Eagle Point, due to the formation of the Canyon walls that resembles an Eagle spreading her wings, offers spectacular views of the Grand Canyon.
The next stop on tour will be Guano Point. This location offers one of the most scenic places to enjoy lunch (provided with the tour) at an outdoor eating area on a plateau surrounded on three sides by the magnificent Grand Canyon. After your lunch, enjoy a leisurely walk along a trail that extends out into the Canyon and experience the spectacular views and photo opportunities.
** There is an additional $72.00 per person charge for passengers over 285 lbs. This is assessed by the helicopter company and is payable at check-in time on the day of your tour.***
*Flights may stop at other locations.
Sedona Aerial Tour (SZA)
Scenic, narrated flight
Views of Cave Creek, Carefree, Tonto National Forest, Verde Valley and Sedona
This scenic air tour begins with a flight from Phoenix over the communities of Cave Creek and Carefree, over the Tonto National Forest and up the Verde Valley to the Red Rock formations surrounding Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon. Your overflight of the Sedona area includes the unique rock formations of Bell Rock, Coffee Pot, Cathedral Mountain, the Chapel of the Holy Cross, the Enchantment Resort, the Sedona airport that sits atop a mesa and the canyons and outcroppings that surround the area. Relax and enjoy the views from above while returning to Phoenix by a more direct route.
*Minimum 2 passengers with surcharge or 3 passenger without surcharge
Sedona Air & Jeep (SZJ)
On this tour, you will enjoy a narrated, scenic flight over the Tonto National Forest and Mazatzal Wilderness. Wind up the Verde Valley and experience the breathtaking overflight of Sedona. Upon landing at the Sedona airport, you will be greeted by a driver from a local Jeep Tour company who will escort you on your 2-hour back-country 4×4 Jeep tour through the surround outback areas. Learn the famous history, beauty, and spirit that is distinctly Sedona. Afterwards, you will explore and discover the unique shops and fine dining at Tlaquepaque, Sedona’s exclusive shopping area. You may also decide to spend time downtown exploring other stores and galleries. At an appointed time your Jeep will pick you back up and take you back to the Sedona airport for your return flight to Phoenix.
Sedona Air & Wine Tasting Tour (SWT)
Experience the breathtaking beauty of Arizona on this scenic air tour that begins at Deer Valley airport in North Phoenix. Soon after departing you will see the rugged isolation of the Tonto National Forest and the Mazatzal Wilderness.
After passing the fire scorched ridge of Pine Mountain, you will enter the Verde Valley, home to the ancient Montezuma’s Well and of course, the red rocks of Sedona. Land at the Sedona airport to begin your wine tasting adventure with Arizona Winery Tours.
As you soak in the beautiful countryside, you’ll relax in luxury limo bus accommodations while traveling to three area wineries. A selection of complimentary cheeses and bottled water will be available to you throughout the day. At each winery, you’ll have the opportunity to sample exquisite wines in friendly tasting room settings. A delicious picnic lunch awaits you at one of the charming vineyards. Your relaxing day concludes with complimentary drop off at the Sedona Airport and memories that will last a lifetime!
On your return flight, you pass through the Sedona and Oak Creek area, fly along the Mogollon Rim, past beautiful Sycamore Canyon and then on to the historic mining town of Jerome. Your journey will conclude with a view of Lake Pleasant, the newest of the Valley’s sparkling reservoirs before landing at the Deer Valley Airport.
Tour departs Deer Valley Airport at 9:00 am and returns by approximately 4:00 pm
*Does not operate on Thursdays
*Three person minimum on weekdays
*Two person minimum on weekends
* Must be 21 years old
Sedona Experience Tour from Phoenix (SZJ+)
Depart Deer Valley Airport for a scenic flight to Sedona, land at the unique Sedona airport and change to a helicopter for an incredible "AnasaziTour” where you will explore the canyons and cliff dwellings of Sedona's ancient ones from a unique viewpoint. After landing, you'll also explore the area from the ground with a Safari Jeep tour into the backcountry and surrounding areas. During the trip, a box lunch is included. Once finished you will head back to the Sedona Airport for your return to Phoenix by airplane.
Antelope Canyon (ANT)
Scenic, narrated flight over the most beautiful parts of Arizona
Ground tour of Antelope Canyon
Overflight of the widest and deepest part of the Grand Canyon
Brief stop at one overlook in the Grand Canyon National Park
Check in at the Deer Valley Airport in the morning for your scenic, narrated flight over the Tonto National Forest, the Verde Valley, San Francisco Peaks, Coconino Plateau, up Marble Canyon to Page, finishing with a brief overflight of Lake Powell. After landing at Page, passengers will be picked up at the Page airport by Antelope Slot Canyon Tours for a 1.5 hr. Tour of Antelope Canyon and lunch at a Page restaurant.
After the ground tour, passengers are transported back to the airport for departure to the Grand Canyon. This includes an overflight of the broadest and deepest part of the Canyon. Next, we land at the Grand Canyon airport and go by van into the National Park for a brief time on the rim at one overlook before returning to the airport to continue the flight back to Deer Valley Airport
Monument Valley Air & Ground Tour (MJV)
The Monument Valley tour is by far our most encompassing tour, combining Sedona, the Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, and Monument Valley all in one tour.
The Monument Valley tour is by far our most encompassing tour, combining Sedona, the Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, and Monument Valley all in one tour. Begin your air tour with a scenic, narrated, flight from Phoenix over the Tonto National Forest and up the Verde Valley; make a beautiful pass through the Red Rock formations of Sedona; and soar past the San Francisco Peaks, Painted Desert and the Navajo Indian Reservation before arriving at the Grand Canyon.
Upon reaching the Grand Canyon, you will experience a 20-minute overflight of the Grand Canyon from just 1,000 feet above the rim. Next, you will continue to Page, Arizona, located along the shores of Lake Powell. After a brief stop in Page, you will continue along the shores of Lake Powell to Rainbow Bridge and past Navajo Mountain en route to Monument Valley.
Land at Gouldings Field, just minutes from Monument Valley, and embark on a guided, 4X4 ground tour into the Navajo Tribal Park for about 90 minutes. Your Navajo guide will give you insights into the culture and beauty of this sacred area. Finally, return to Gouldings Lodge for a delicious Navajo Taco lunch and a little time for the museum or gift shop before returning to the airport for the scenic flight back to Phoenix.
Three-person minimum applies.
Scenic Air & One Day White Water Tour ( March 15 - October 31) (WWR)
This tour operates from March through October only and has very limited availability, so make your reservations early! Most white-water rafting on the Colorado River requires aweek or more of holiday time and reservations must be made a year or more in advance. With this Westwind-Hualapai tour you can experience the thrills of white water in an incredible “One Day” Experience.
6:00am departure from the Deer Valley Airport
45 minute scenic, narrated flight to Peach Springs airstrip
Transfers by the Hualapai from the airstrip down Diamond Creek road to launch site
Native American guides
Motorized, pontoon boat trip down the Colorado River through rapids and smooth water
Hike up to Travertine Falls
Lunch on a sand beach
Helicopter out at the West Rim
Scenic flight back to Phoenix in your Westwind Air Service plane
About a 12 hour day in total
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Not suitable for children under 10 years old. Four person minimum
Valley of the Sun Tour
Departing from the Deer Valley Airport in north Phoenix enjoy stunning views of the Sonoran Desert on this 45 - minute tour of the Valley of the Sun! Enjoy the contrasts of the turquoise waters of Lake Pleasant and the surrounding desert earth tones before passing over the communities of Carefree and CaveCreek. The unique vegetation of the Tonto National Forest and the Bradshaw Mountains will lead to the Horseshoe Reservoir and Bartlett Lake, surprising oasis in the middle of the desert. Continue through the Four Peaks area and Fountain Hills with the entire valley stretching out before you as you soar over the city of Scottsdale, north over Pinnacle Peak and land again in north Phoenix.