Grand Canyon Skywalk

Floating glass platform over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a floating glass platform above the Grand Canyon. Walk out 70 feet over the 1,000 to 1,300 feet deep Grand Canyon and enjoy stunning views! A visit to the Skywalk is often combined with a Bus Tour or Helicopter Flight over the Grand Canyon. However, you can also order separate Grand Canyon Skywalk tickets via the button below. This leads you to the website, where you can book various tours at the West Rim.

Grand Canyon Skywalk

Are you in Las Vegas and want to visit the Skywalk? Combine walking on the glass bridge with a helicopter or airplane flight from Las Vegas. You fly in less than half an hour to Grand Canyon West Airport, a journey that takes 3 hours by bus. Check out the available flights from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon Skywalk below.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the address of the Grand Canyon Skywalk?

The address of the Grand Canyon Skywalk is: 808 Eagle Point Rd, Peach Springs, AZ 86434, United States. If you are traveling with a rental car to the Skywalk, you can navigate to Grand Canyon West or Grand Canyon West Airport. From these central points, it’s only a few minutes’ drive to the Skywalk.

What are the opening hours of the Skywalk?

The Grand Canyon Skywalk is open from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM. Note: the last tickets are sold around 03:30 PM, after which no new visitors are admitted.

How long is the journey from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon Skywalk?

The Skywalk is about 200 kilometers from Las Vegas and can be reached by car in just over 2 hours. A bus takes about 3 hours. Much faster is by plane, a journey of only 35 minutes.

Can I also order Skywalk tickets without transportation?

Yes, you can. Individual tickets for the Skywalk can be ordered here.

Am I allowed to take photos on the Skywalk?

Unfortunately, taking photos yourself is not allowed. Photos can be purchased from the staff present. Prepare for steep prices of $17 for a single photo and over $60 for a photo collection.

When was the Skywalk built?

Construction of the Skywalk began in late 2004. The attraction opened to the public in 2007. The construction cost $30 million and reached the milestone of one million visitors in 2015.

Is the Grand Canyon Skywalk safe?

The Grand Canyon Skywalk is very sturdily built. A maximum of 120 visitors are allowed on the glass bridge at the same time, whereas the platform could carry over 800 people. Thus, there is a huge safety margin. Additionally, the foundation is resistant to an earthquake of 8.0 on the Richter scale.

About the author

Author Pieter

Hi, my name is Pieter. In 2009, I made my first trip to the United States. In 2012, 2019, 2020, 2022, and 2023, I had the opportunity to travel to this special country again. On this website, I write with great passion and pleasure about one of the most beautiful wonders of nature, the Grand Canyon. On this page, you can find all my blogs.