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Grand Canyon West Rim
Grand Canyon West Rim

Grand Canyon West Rim

Pierce Ferry Road To Diamond Bar Road

The Basics

The West Rim is an ideal day trip destination from Las Vegas, Nevada. Hike the area, visit the Western-style Hualapai Ranch for food and themed activities, or step onto the famous Grand Canyon Skywalk—a glass bridge near Guano Point that allows visitors to see the Colorado River flowing 4,000 feet (1,219 meters) beneath their feet. The West Rim is a popular destination for helicopter tours from Las Vegas, which give travelers a bird’s-eye view of the canyon and nearby attractions such as the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. For a special treat, opt for a sunset helicopter tour that includes Champagne. Bus tours from Vegas offer a different perspective and sometimes also include a visit to Joshua Tree National Park.

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Grand Canyon West Rim Coach Tour
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Grand Canyon West Rim Coach Tour
star-4.5
$124.00 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Beautiful Trip
Laila our tour guide, provided historical information and just being there. The weather was Awesome, we couldn't have asked for a better day. Thank you for providing professional service.
Yolanda_G, Oct 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Las Vegas

star-5
Amazing views!
Wendy_L, Sep 2021
Grand Canyon West Rim Bus or Private Tour with Hoover Dam
We had an amazing trip to Hoover dam and Grand Canyon west rim. The views from Eagle point and Guana point were amazing. Our tour guide, Jackie, was very informative and kept us laughing on the bus.
star-5
Excellent Crayon Tour
Peter_O, Oct 2021
Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour from Las Vegas with Optional Upgrades
Gray Line-The bus and bus driver was excellent! Very clean limo bus, knowledgeable driver, smooth driving & Appropriate timing. We came back 5pm as promised, that allowed us more to do other things in Vegas. We absolutely love the tour.
star-5
I enjoyed the our tour...
James_T, Oct 2021
Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with optional Skywalk
I enjoyed the our tour guide. He was very friendly and care about everyone. The bus was very nice and clean. .
star-5
Great time!
elena_m, Oct 2021
Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with optional Skywalk
It was our first time visiting the Grand Canyon. The tour itself was very well organized. Our tour guide Robby was very knowledgeable and also funny. The Sky Walk was amazing. The Hoover Dam was very impressive. The bus was clean and cool. I highly recommend this tour!
star-5
5 star
Don_L, Sep 2021
Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour
Great operation. Friendly and accommodating. Emphasis on safety and professionalism. Keep up the good work.
star-5
Great Grand Canyon Helicopter Experience
Joe_D, Sep 2021
Extended Grand Canyon West Rim Air-Only Helicopter Tour
We were pleasantly surprised at the cleanliness of the waiting area and the the overall building. The helicopter was in very nice condition; it sat 7 people rather comfortably. We had a very smooth ride to and back from the canyon with lots of history, stories and geographical explanations from our very competent pilot Jessie. We had a wonderful experience and would highly recommend this trip and felt that it represented good value for the money.
star-4
Great experience
Ronnie, Aug 2021
Grand Canyon Deluxe Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas
The helicopter ride was great. The shuttle ride was timely and professional. The only issue were the mask. You got some people choosing not to wear masks properly. That has to be enforced for the safety of others. Another thing is a longer stop at the canyon would've made it a little better.
star-5
Excellent
Helene_S, Jul 2021
Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour from Las Vegas with Optional Upgrades
Thomas was entertaining and well knowledgeable. The bus was clean. Love “Jim” also was informative. Will definitely recommend you site and Gray Line. Thank you Thomas!
star-5
Great experience
Mayly_L, Jul 2021
Grand Canyon West Rim Coach Tour
Love the ride from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon West RIM because the bus is so comfortable with AC and foot rest.. Also the tour guide is very friend and gives very good information in advance and well prepared… The driver is excellent and on time…
star-5
Experience of a lifetime
Carrie_B, May 2021
Grand Canyon Deluxe Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas
This was the most AMAZING experience. Jake, our pilot, was THE BEST!! He was funny, knowledgeable, patient and over all a great pilot. I HIGHLY recommend this experience. Maverick helicopters were professional, clean, helpful and so nice. Most importantly they are very safe. This was an experience of a lifetime.
star-5
Fabulous experience
Naveena_H, May 2021
Grand Canyon West Rim Coach Tour
Your bus was on time, clean and well air conditioned, driver Nelson was safe wirh his driving abd great with his interactions. Guide David was amazing with his knowledge, his interactions and oh goodness his humor. All in all a fabulous trip. Highly recommend this.
star-5
Grand Canyon/Hoover Dam Tour
Darryl_W, Sep 2021
Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with optional Skywalk
Jimmy was great, The bus was on time The bus was clean and cool The comedy and tour details was amazing….I didn’t realize we would have this great of a time

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Plan to spend at least four hours exploring the West Rim.

  • Transportation by private vehicle is not permitted within Grand Canyon West. Parking is available, and a hop-on, hop-off shuttle service transports visitors between viewpoints.

  • Bring sun protection, plenty of water, and comfortable shoes.

  • Wheelchair users may need assistance on the area’s rough terrain.

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How to Get There

Grand Canyon West is two to three hours by road from Las Vegas and 90 minutes from Kingman, Arizona. The nearest airport is McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

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Trip ideas

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When to Get There

The Grand Canyon is a scenic place to visit year-round, with its colors ranging from blazing summer reds to snowy winter hues. Summer is the busiest season, when it’s best to arrive early and book tours in advance.

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History of the West Rim

Although the Hualapai Indian Reservation was created in 1883, the Grand Canyon West Rim area wasn’t developed until 1988, when 2,100 members of the Native American tribe decided to open their ancestral lands to visitors. In addition to its stunning viewpoints, the area now offers white water rafting, scenic hiking trails, and rustic lodging to travelers.

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