What type of helicopter does Maverick fly?
Maverick flies the ECO-Star EC-130 helicopter exclusively at its Las Vegas, South Las Vegas and Grand Canyon locations.
The ECO-Star is the most modern helicopter flown in Las Vegas and offers the highest level of safety in the industry.
to view our ECO-Star helicopters.
What do I need to bring?
Guests over 18 must bring valid photo identification for check-in. Cameras and video cameras are recommended, as well
as sunglasses and sunscreen based on the flight type and the time of year. Comfortable clothing and shoes are highly
Where and when will I be picked up at my hotel?
In Las Vegas, guests will be assigned a pickup time and location at the time of booking. For a list of hotel pick-up
locations within a 5 mile radius of the Las Vegas Strip, please CLICK
. Guests will be transferred via Maverick Helicopters transportation. Transportation is not offered at our Grand
What does the complimentary shuttle look like?
Maverick Helicopters has three types of buses—which seat 24, 32 and 35 passengers. They are silver and clearly marked
with our red and black Maverick Aviation Group logo. For more details and photos of our shuttles
What are the requirements for my child to qualify as a lap child, meaning that he/she may fly along with me on my lap without being required to purchase a seat for the child?
Your child must be under 2 years of age, weighing 25lbs. or less. Parents are required to purchase a seat for the
child if both of these requirements are not met.
How does Maverick verify the age of a child to determine if he/she qualifies as a lap child?
Maverick follows the same policy as all of the commercial air carriers. This policy is regulated by the FAA and states
that parents must have proof of child’s age (i.e. government documentation) if they wish to take the child on a flight
as a lap child.
Does Maverick make any exceptions regarding their lap child policy?
As governed by the FAA, we are not permitted to make any exceptions to this policy.
What should I expect on my helicopter excursion?
Maverick prides itself in being the only "true" VIP-level helicopter excursion company in Las Vegas. Guests will be
treated to the plush interior of our ECO-Star helicopters, as well as personal narration by our highly qualified pilots. The helicopters are equipped with seven leather passenger seats plus one for the pilot. The seating arrangement is determined by the pilot based on the passengers' weights. Maverick’s VIP check-in lounges are located on the Strip, only minutes away from the hotels, and at the Henderson Executive Airport, just 15 minutes from the city.
How can I best capture all of the highlights of my helicopter adventure?
Maverick Helicopters offers a personalized, DVD recording of the flight. Our helicopters are equipped with an interior
and exterior camera, as well as an audio system, which captures the pilot’s narration and the interaction between guests
during the flight. This video keepsake is a great way to share your experience with friends and relive your excursion
for years to come. Photographs are also taken prior to departure and are available in a custom plaque. Photo and DVD
packages are available only on the same day of your trip and can be purchased before or after your flight.
Is there a charge if we have to reschedule our tour with Maverick?
Yes, Maverick does charge a rescheduling fee. The fees are the following; $50 per person for a Vegas Voyage/Vegas
Nights tour, $100 per person for airline, Grand Canyon South Rim and Grand Canyon tours departing from either Henderson
or Las Vegas Blvd terminals.
I did not receive my email confirmation?
Hotmail, America Online, Yahoo! and Google email addresses are very popular and as a result receive a large amount of
spam, or junk email. For this reason they have junk mail filters that in some cases only allow those email addresses
that are in your address book to arrive in your inbox. For this reason it is important that firstname.lastname@example.org
is added to your address book so that you receive any booking information or other important emails from us that relate
to any tour you have booked online with us. If you should not receive an email within 24 hours we suggest contacting
our reservation department at 1-888-261-4414.
When we land at the canyon will there be a restroom available?
If you’re going to be doing a tour that lands on our private bluff 3500 feet below the canyon rim we strongly suggest
that you use the restroom at our terminal before your tour since the only thing you will have available to you at the
canyon will be his and hers Cacti. If you’re doing a tour that lands at the top of Grand Canyon West or goes to the
Grand Canyon National Park (South Rim) you will have facilities available to you at each stop.
What are the terms and conditions of your tours?
Excursions require a minimum number of passengers to operate. Prices and schedules are subject to change without
notice. A 24-hour cancellation notice is required; no-shows at the time of departure will be charged in full and will
not receive a refund. All times are approximate. Maverick Helicopters reserves the right to combine different length
flights. Group terms may vary depending on booking time and the number of guests. The maximum weight limit per person
is 300 lbs. and the total passenger weight on the helicopter may not exceed 1,250 lbs. (seven passengers). Guests
over the weight limit will be required to purchase 2 seats. Children over the age of 2 yrs. will be required to
purchase a seat.
I’m in a wheelchair can I still take a Grand Canyon tour?
Yes, to fly passenger will need to have a collapsible wheelchair with removable wheels to be accommodated plus, the
passenger must be accompanied by someone who can assist them with boarding and disembarking the aircraft. Maverick is
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