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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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If your not ready for the day long trip into the canyon, this is a perfect ride. From stable to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pjkoala
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Unique way to see the Canyon

We did the half day south rim tour. If you’re nervous about riding a mule on trails down into the... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Elicia E
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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 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Thanks to so many TA members for their advice and handholding, especially Gilbert56. Shout out to southjerseygirl, number1yankeefan, K-Bot, danluvs2travel, redrox etc. Here is my trip report! I did it! The two night mule ride - end of Jan! I was nervous and anxious beforehand,...More

8  Thank Emmadiam0nd
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I went on this mule ride in 2012, can’t wait to do it again this time with my GoPro.. Love it, I’ve got a GoPro Karma coming will be ready this year...

Thank Kenneth G
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Amazing experience. for our family. The views were incredible. Staff was excellent, We rode the mules on the edge of the Grand Canyon.

Thank 68hmb13
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

We had booked the ride a long time before we went to the North Rim. We went the first day to confirm our ride and went on the scale and we were OK. The day of the ride we took a shuttle to bring us...More

2  Thank Christian D
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Yes, this ride is so worth it! It is a great way to go up and down the trail. I actually did this ride at the North Rim and I rode the mule, Miss Viv. The ride was a little scary at first because the...More

3  Thank GCC25
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

In September my mom and I took a somewhat spontaneous road trip through the southwest, stopping at the Grand Canyon so that I could see about getting on an overnight mule ride. I did not have a reservation and didn’t try to get one until...More

7  Thank Jessica P
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

This trip was on my bucket list, and at 71 I wanted to get it done. I did the trip in November, and while it was cold at the rim the temperature was really comfortable as we descended. I really must commend the management of...More

5  Thank deanhudd
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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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