Panoramic view of the Grand Canyon South Rim during one of GCSA’s Grand Canyon South Rim tours

Grand Canyon South Rim Tours

Do you want to explore the most famous and widely-photographed portion of the Grand Canyon? The Grand Canyon South Rim includes renowned viewpoints like Bright Angel Point and Mather Point. This portion of the canyon is also part of the Grand Canyon National Park. Explore the South Rim's wide rock gorges during a helicopter, airplane, bus, or Hummer Grand Canyon tour with GCSA. Grand Canyon South Rim tours depart from Las Vegas or the Grand Canyon National Park.

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Partenza dal Parco nazionale del Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon Airlines livery painted airplane over the east end of Grand Canyon.Rim to Rim Grand Canyon Air Tour

Perfect for families! This express air tour of Grand Canyon takes guests over the most memorable points of the national park.

Duration: 30 minutes
Available tomorrow!
Starting from:
$129,99
Couple taking a photo together during a South Rim Grand Canyon tour with GCSATour in aereo del margine meridionale

Ammirate viste aeree sulle fantastiche gole e formazioni rocciose che sono state scolpite dalla natura in tutte le pareti del canyon. Godetevi viste panoramiche mozzafiato sullo Zuni Corridor, sull'Imperial Point, sulla confluenza dei fiumi Colorado e Little Colorado, sulla Foresta Nazionale di Kaibab e sull'Altopiano di Kaibab.

Duration: 40 minutes
Available tomorrow!
Starting from:
$149,99
A family poses with their arms up at the edge of the Grand Canyon.Signature Tour

This ground tour along the canyon rim features a Hummer vehicle customized for sightseeing. The perfect addition to your Grand Canyon National Park vacation!

Duration: 2 hours
Available Monday, June 15th 2020
Starting from:
$107,00
Partenza da Las Vegas
A couple poses at the Grand Canyon National Park.Grand Canyon Connoisseur

Il nostro tour aereo sul Grand Canyon più popolare! Ammirate l'enorme distesa delle gole del margine meridionale del Grand Canyon e le alte pareti striate note in tutto il mondo.

Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
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Starting from:
$N/A
Panoramic view of the Grand Canyon during a tour of the South Rim with GCSASouth Rim Motorcoach Tour

Trascorrete una giornata intera esplorando le attrazioni indimenticabili del Sudovest americano. Dal comfort di un lussuoso autobus climatizzato, ammirate i panorami sulla diga di Hoover, sul lago Mead e sul famosissimo margine meridionale del Grand Canyon con tanto tempo a disposizione per scattare delle foto meravigliose.

Duration: 14 hours
Available Monday, June 15th 2020
Starting from:
$75,99
Margine meridionale del Grand Canyon

Types of South Rim Grand Canyon Tours

Airplane Tours of the Grand Canyon South RIm

From the ground, you only get to experience a small portion of the magnificent landscapes that the Grand Canyon South Rim has to offer. Enhance your day trip to the Grand Canyon National Park with an unforgettable aerial adventure. Grand Canyon South Rim airplane tours can be paired with a Hummer tour through Grand Canyon National Park or a helicopter ride over the widest and deepest parts of the canyon.

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Helicopter Tours of the Grand Canyon South Rim

Soar into adventure aboard a Grand Canyon South Rim helicopter tour.These world-class aerial adventures will take you on a thrilling ride over the widest and deepest parts of the Grand Canyon South and North Rims. Take in the panoramic view of the ancient canyon walls and the Colorado River running below.

Helicopter tours of the South Rim lift off from our terminal in the South Rim. If your tour is departing from Las Vegas, you'll be transported to the Grand Canyon via a fixed-wing airplane or luxurious motorcoach. If you're already planning a trip to the Grand Canyon, you can simply hop on your helicopter tour from the South Rim.

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Hummer Tours of Grand Canyon National Park

Make the most of your Grand Canyon South Rim vacation with a guided Hummer tour to some of the most impressive areas of the national park. Aboard a customized Hummer with stadium seating, enjoy the beauty of popular landmarks like Duck on a Rock, Yavapai Point, and Moran Point. Hummer tours can be upgraded to tour at sunset or made private for your group. You can also pair your Hummer adventure with a breathtaking airplane or helicopter tour.

Bus Tours to the Grand Canyon South Rim

Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines may be the world's premier Grand Canyon air tour operator, but we also offer ground tours from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon. Sit back and relax on a spacious, air-conditioned motorcoach and enjoy as sights of the ancient Joshua Tree Forest, the Mojave Desert, and the Hoover Dam pass you by. You can even upgrade your Grand Canyon South Rim bus tour to include an unforgettable helicopter flight or a Hummer ride through the national park.

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South Rim Grand Canyon Tour FAQs

What is there to do at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon?

The Grand Canyon South Rim is home to some of the most famously breathtaking landscapes in the world. This is also the most developed rim of the Grand Canyon. During your trip to the Grand Canyon South Rim, check out a few of these exciting activities.

  • Gaze in awe at beautiful lookout points like Bright Angel Point and Mather Point
  • Soar over breathtaking landscapes like Zuni Corridor and the Kaibab National Forest during a world-class helicopter or airplane tour
  • Embark on a guided Hummer excursion to scenic sites like Duck on a Rock, Yavapai Point, and Moran Point
  • Explore the historic architecture and quaint gift shops in Grand Canyon Village
  • Climb to the top of Desert View Watchtower for a 360-degree view of the South Rim

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What are the best tours of the Grand Canyon South Rim?

There's a reason people have been flying with Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines for over 90 years. With a dozen world-class Grand Canyon South Rim tours to choose from, each individual has plenty of options for their dream Grand Canyon vacation.

Here are a few of the best and most popular Grand Canyon South Rim tours.

How long does it take to see the South Rim of the Grand Canyon?

With a Grand Canyon South Rim tour from GCSA, you can experience the most remarkable sights at the South Rim in just one day.

With the Grand Connoisseur Airplane Tour with Hummer, guests will soar over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River. After touching down at the South Rim, board a customized Hummer for a tour of the Grand Canyon National Park's most famous viewpoints.

If you're more interested in catching fantastic aerial views of the widest and deepest parts of the Grand Canyon, replace the Hummer with a state-of-the-art helicopter. Aboard a Grand Connoisseur Airplane Tour with a Helicopter, the bird's-eye views of the canyon are breathtaking and unforgettable.

Should I book my Grand Canyon South Rim tour before I go?

Yes. We recommend that customers book in advance to take advantage of our great online prices.

We are happy to take bookings in advance or upon arrival at one of our terminals. However, the best prices are available online and our tours often sell out.

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What is the best time of the year to visit the Grand Canyon South Rim?

The Spring and Fall are widely considered the best times of the year to make a trip to the Grand Canyon South Rim. During these periods, the daytime temperatures are cool and the crowds are thin.