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Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra

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Stone Corral at the head of the Bright Angel Trail, South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Grand Canyon Vista Mule ride

We booked the 3hr trip and were staying near Sedona, so our Noon start meant leaving pretty early... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
silverado293
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Something different at the GC if you can't go to the bottom.

We could not get into the down and back trip because it was full so booked this as an alternate... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rmnorton2
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Stone Corral at the head of the Bright Angel Trail, South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked the 3hr trip and were staying near Sedona, so our Noon start meant leaving pretty early. They ask that you check in the day before or at least an hour early the day of your trip. My goal was to check in at...More

Thank silverado293
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We could not get into the down and back trip because it was full so booked this as an alternate. We had already hiked into the canyon, so this was a different perspective along the rim. Oscar the bus driver was great. Funny guy and...More

Thank rmnorton2
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the 3 hour rim trail ride with a group of about 10 other riders - the trail ride was good but not as amazing as what I expected - the mules do a loop circuit and not always near the rim - we had...More

1  Thank Madjude
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t book the ‘down and back’ trip in the canyon far enough in advance - plus it’s a pricey (though worth it) overnight endeavor and we only had time for a day trip. Hoped the Canyon Vista ride would give us an experience (exposure and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I did a long weekend tour of some Arizona landmarks. The South Rim of the Grand Canyon was on our list. My daughter we,Ted to ride the mules, but with the limited amount of time we had, the 2 day trek into...More

Thank Lisa Q
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Our mule ride was the highlight of my whole vacation. It was everything I hoped it would be! We had a complicated situation arise with being on a “waiting list” at first- long story short, we were told one thing and the staff working that...More

1  Thank HAFoster
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

After planning a mule ride to the bottom of the Grand Canyon for several years, we finally completed it in late April 2018 and it was O U T S T A N D I N G !!!!! Without a doubt this is the best...More

2  Thank Stan D
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

If your not ready for the day long trip into the canyon, this is a perfect ride. From stable to return, about 3 hours, this includes the bus shuttle to the mule barn. There are two groups on ten people and each has it's own...More

2  Thank pjkoala
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We did the half day south rim tour. If you’re nervous about riding a mule on trails down into the Canyon, this is the tour for you. It’s a little over two hours round trip and you ride along the rim with amazing views. Our...More

1  Thank Elicia E
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did the rim mule ride Friday morning! I was very afraid and evonne, Amanda, Simon, and don put me at ease. From the mule they gave me to ride, to my placement, to the kind encouragement, this honestly could not have...More

2  Thank LHK70
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Apricot_Alma
29 September 2017|
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Response from shicklegrubber62 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I couldn’t help you with that. I’m just a visitor like you
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Shelby A
28 August 2017|
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Response from Dean L | Reviewed this property |
Be sure to call in 48 hours ahead of time to confirm your reservation. If you think you might be late just tell them but if you don't call to confirm and arrive late your reservation may be given to someone else if there is... More
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Shelby A
23 August 2017|
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Response from voyager2PA | Reviewed this property |
I think it was 8 to 8, but I am not certain. Highly recommended to call ahead. Plus you must call 2 days before the ride to verify the reservation. Good time to ask that question.
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