Jeep Tours in Grand Canyon South Rim
Jeep rides can be rough; if you have had back injuries, check with your doctor before taking a 4X4 tour. It's a good idea to book a week or two ahead, and even further if you're visiting in summer or on busy weekends.
Tours and Outfitters
Grand Canyon Jeep Tours & Safaris. If you'd like to get off the pavement and see parts of the park that are accessible only by dirt road, a jeep tour can be just the ticket. From March through November, this tour operator leads daily, 1½- to 4½-hour, off-road tours within the park, as well as in Kaibab National Forest. Sunset tours and combo tours adding helicopter or airplane rides are also available. Grand Canyon National Park, AZ, 86023. 928/638–5337. www.grandcanyonjeeptours.com. From $67.
Grand Canyon Store. This tour company offers off-road adventures year-round in comfortable cruisers (small luxury vans with heating and air-conditioning) rather than jeeps. Full-day tours go either to the South Rim, or to the bottom of the canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation. Helicopter tours or whitewater raft tours through the canyon are included in some of these trips. 212 W. Rte. 66, Williams, AZ, 86046. 928/638–2000 or 800/716–9389. www.discovergrandcanyon.com. From $249.
Marvelous Marv's Grand Canyon Tours. For a personalized experience, take this private tour of the Grand Canyon and surrounding sights any time of year. Tours include round-trip transportation from your hotel or campground in Williams, Tusayan, or Grand Canyon; admission to the park; scenic viewpoint stops; a short hike; and personal narration of the geology and history of the area. Note that credit cards are not accepted. 200 W. Bill Williams Ave., Williams, AZ, 86040. 928/707–0291. www.marvelousmarv.com. From $100.
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