Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines becomes exclusive tour operator

Slot Canyon

File Photo of a Slot Canyon at Antelope Canyon (Photo Courtesy of Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines)

Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines becomes exclusive tour operator

Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines (GCSA) is the first and only tour operator to now offer non-stop flights to Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend from Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. GCSA’s new tour, Antelope Canyon Expedition, is now available for both individual passengers and groups.

Guests begin the adventure by checking into the Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines Terminal in Boulder City, Nevada. Guests will then fly to Page where they will experience a guided tour of Antelope Canyon, one of the most spectacular slot canyons in the world featuring Navajo Sandstone rock deposits that were formed millions of years ago.

Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend (Photo Courtesy of Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines)

Next, the tour continues with a visit to the famous Horseshoe Bend where guests can peer off the edge of the Colorado River. Highlights include photo opportunities where guests will spend approximately one hour on the rim enjoying one of the most spectacular natural wonders. A light, yet satisfying, picnic lunch* will be served before departing Page and returning to Las Vegas and transferring back to their hotel.

The adventure lasts approximately 11 hours, including transportation, flights and time in the canyon. Complimentary round-trip transfers are available from nearly every Southern Nevada resort and casino.

The price for non-stop service for individual guests is $499 per person and $479 for passengers age 11 and under. Individual guests will fly to Antelope Canyon with the experience to include transportation and a picnic lunch.

For groups – the price begins at $3,500 for the Cessna Caravan seating up to nine passengers. The Twin Otter/Vistaliner, which seats up to 16 passengers, is priced at $6,000.

Tower Butte

Tower Butte (Photo Courtesy of Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines)

Finally, for travelers interested in adding a helicopter, at the end of the airplane flight in Page, guests can fly to the top of Tower Butte. This incredible sandstone pinnacle rises 5,000 feet above sea level and can only be accessed via helicopter. Tower Butte is in Lake Powell Navajo Tribal Park, which is also located in Page. With the helicopter ride, the tour takes 60 minutes and costs an additional $299 per person.

The Antelope Canyon Expedition Tour is available year-round.

*Special dietary requests must be made at the time of booking.

About Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines

Founded in 1927, Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines (GCSA) is the world’s largest and most experienced aerial tour operator. GCSA sets the industry standard for its fixed-wing tours of Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and Page, Arizona. The company carries approximately 300,000 passengers annually on sightseeing tours which offer narration in 16 languages. The company is family-owned and operated by Papillon Group. For more information, go to or call (800) 634-6801.

Source = Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines (GCSA)
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