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Half-day Grand Canyon Christian Hiking Tour on South Kaibab Trail
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Half-day Grand Canyon Christian Hiking Tour on South Kaibab Trail

By Canyon Ministries Grand Canyon Christian Tours
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Join Canyon Ministries as we descend more than 1,000 feet into the awe-inspiring depths of the Grand Canyon on one of the most scenic trails at the South Rim. Get face-to-face with some of the canyon’s most beautiful rock layers showcasing the Flood in Noah's day. See fossils and majestic viewpoints as you learn about the biblical message of the Grand Canyon. Led by our expert Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certified guides, this inner-canyon hiking tour takes you into the Grand Canyon via the South Kaibab Trail down to Cedar Ridge and back up. The historic ridgeline trail offers one of the best panoramic views of the canyon and is a favorite of many hikers traversing the canyon from one side to the other. Requires a minimum of 2 participants. +Additional daily tours, river trips, and backpacking adventures are available on our Canyon Ministries website.
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Ages 12-99, max of 7 per group
Duration: 5–6 hours
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  • Canyon Ministries Guide to lead the tour and provide biblical creation teaching along the way.
  • Entry/Admission - South Kaibab Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Canyon South Rim
What's not included
  • Please bring a packed lunch with you for the trail.
  • Bring at least 2 liters (2 Nalgene-sized bottles) of water with you. No water is available on the trail.
  • Optional gratuity for your guide
  • Park Entry Fee
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Canyon Visitor Center South Rim


Start:
  • Grand Canyon Visitor Center, S Entrance Rd, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023, USA
    Meet at the flag pole just outside the Grand Canyon Visitor Center inside the park. Please bring 2 liters of water (2 Nalgene-sized bottles), sunscreen, and comfortable hiking/tennis shoes. Bring a packed lunch with you for the trail.
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 108446P3

    • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Minimum Age 12 Years. Tour does not include park entry. Current fees may be found on the Grand Canyon National Park website.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travellers

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 108446P3

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    Joy J
    Winter Garden, FL3 contributions
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    Mar 2024 • Family
    The tour was in the splurge zone, but it was VERY well done. Our guide, Dana, was extremely knowledgable, and made the hike for us. We decided on the hike because we wanted to experience the Canyon from the inside instead of the rim. Both of my boys, ages 17 and 20 were very glad we chose this over a rim or train based tour.
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    Dan G
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    This hike is not for the faint of heart. Not only is it breathtaking, but hikers should know there are many paths you walk on that are close to cliff edges, and that whoever goes down the hike must hike back up! It does take a lot of energy and endurance to hike down and back up again. I wouldn't say it's the hardest hike ever, but it does take it out of you by the end of it.

    Bryce Brothers was an exceptional tour guide, always teaching from a Christian, Biblical young-age creation perspective. We read scripture of the flood account when we reached the mid-way point in our hike, which was a deeply moving experience. Seeing the record of the great flood in front of us while reading the account of how it happened was a very unique way to put it all in perspective. Bryce also provided insight on the way down the hike on various rocks and other interesting facts (like how there could be permanent animal tracks in the rock).

    It was a sight to behold the South Kaibab area and all its beauty, and to have adequate teaching alongside it was truly great.
    Written 19 April 2024
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    Sightseer572998
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    May 2024 • Family
    Of course the canyon is amazing to experience. Yet, it was made even more awe inspiring by our guide who showed us how it all points to our amazing, powerful, and just God. Thank you for sharing the science that reveals the truth of the Bible!
    Written 30 May 2024
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    Laura C
    Florida30 contributions
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    We were completely awestruck by the majesty of the Grand Canyon. It was our first time seeing this magnificent place and we can not imagine taking this hike with any other tour company that would not do the GC justice. Canyon Ministries does a superb job of explaining the processes that took place to form it. We would be remiss if we didn’t mention our guide, Paul. He not only is very knowledgeable, but also he picked up on the different personalities in our family of 5. He was very attentive to each of us and our needs. While as a family we all have embraced the young earth creation, we came away from our tour of the Grand Canyon with a whole new set of eyes and much deeper understanding. So much so, that we will be back! We are definitely going to plan a backpacking trip in the future. Time to start training! Thank you Paul & Thank you Grand Canyon Ministries for a hiking trip of a lifetime! It has transformed us in more ways than you can imagine.
    Written 25 August 2022
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    Dan M
    College Station, TX28 contributions
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    Adam led us on an excellent round trip hike on the South Kaibab Trail to Cedar Ridge. The hike was beautiful but the highlight was really a greater truly SCIENTIFIC understanding of how the Grand Canyon was formed, which aligns very well with the biblical account recorded in Genesis. Definitely worth taking a few hours to hike down below the rim of the canyon to experience.
    Written 23 June 2022
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    Thanks for this great review and for joining us at the Grand Canyon to experience God's amazing creation! Look forward to seeing you on your next adventure :) -Nate
    Written 4 July 2022
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    Mandy L
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nov 2023 • Couples
    Bryce Brothers was our tour guide and he was great! We had so much fun, had fantastic views, and sound biblical teachings about the canyon. Bryce challenged us to think about how we get to enjoy the creation because of our creator! It was truly an experience of a lifetime! Also, before we arrived, I had contacted Canyon ministries with a number of questions. Luke, Bryce, and Nate were MORE than helpful and for that I am so appreciative! Thanks guys!
    Written 9 November 2023
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    Mark V
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    May 2023
    Touring the Grand Canyon with Canyon Ministries is a must; I can't imagine experiencing the Grand Canyon without seeing and learning about it without a Biblical perspective. I came in with being fine with young or old earth perspective but they show and explain evidences that make the young earth (vs a billions of years theory), or at least a young canyon, very hard to deny. There are many things that just don't align with an old earth theory from the fossils found (and not found) to where some of the remenants of the canyon were found (or not found) as part of the canyon wash out.
    Written 5 June 2023
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    Sylvia R
    21 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was great. I would never be able to do the trail without the tour guide . Eddie was very patient and supportive. The biblical perspective is very interesting. Eddie was very knowledgest in both geology and theology.
    Written 18 July 2022
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