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277 river miles long, up to 18 miles wide, and an average depth of one mile.
Over 1,500 plant, 355 bird, 89 mammalian, 47 reptile, 9 amphibian, and 17 fish species. A part of the Colorado River basin that has taken over 40 million years to develop.
Rock layers showcasing nearly two billion years of the Earth’s geological history.

Truly, the Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular and biggest sites on Earth. To see as much of it as you possibly can—while learning about the canyon’s rich stories, history and wildlife—you may want to take a guided tour. Because with facts and figures this staggeringly impressive, you might have a couple of questions needing answering!



Add an optional tour

Grand Canyon Railway has partnered with some of the best tour providers in the Grand Canyon Region, so you can maximize your South Rim adventure by adding one of these awe-inspiring tours.

Motorcoach Rim Tour: The Freedom Tour

Motorcoach Rim Tour: The Freedom Tour

Adults: $38.55 | Children: $29.64
Make the most of your time and see the canyon from different perspectives. Take a 1.5 hour guided motor coach tour that works in conjunction with the train's schedule during the layover while at the canyon, allowing you to get to some of the most recognizable view points along the South Rim that you wouldn't have time to walk to. Plus, you'll still have time to walk the historic Grand Canyon Village where you can eat lunch and visit historic hotels and shops.

*These exclusive tours are only available to train passengers. Rates are inclusive of sales tax and are valid through December 31, 2017. Rates and taxes are subject to change without notice.

Motorcoach Rim Tour: The Grand Tour

Motorcoach Rim Tour: The Grand Tour

Adults: $51.55 | Children: $38.64
Enjoy the same great experience as the Freedom Tour, plus enjoy a 1 hour buffet lunch at Maswik Lodge. The 2.5 hour tour works seamlessly with the train's schedule, allowing you to get to some of the most recognizable view points along the South Rim. The tour bus will deliver you to right to you lunch so all the planning is taken care of. Plus, you'll have about an hour on your own to explore the historic Grand Canyon Village where you can visit the historic hotels and shops.

*These exclusive tours are only available to train passengers. Rates are inclusive of sales tax and are valid through December 31, 2017. Rates and taxes are subject to change without notice.

Motorcoach Rim Tour: Arizona Sunset Tour

Motorcoach Rim Tour: Arizona Sunset Tour

Adults: $82.00 | Children: $67.00
Through our partnership with Grand Canyon National Park Lodges, Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel is proud to introduce a new motorcoach tour option available to guests spending the night inside the national park.

The “Arizona Sunset Tour” is an exclusive tour just for train passengers staying overnight in the park and features a guided, round-trip motorcoach ride including a stop at Hermits Rest. The narrated 2-hour tour will include four stops at the best places along the rim for viewing and that special sunset photograph. Also included with the purchase of this tour is lunch at the Arizona Room at Bright Angel Lodge.

Lunch With a View
Located inside the historic Bright Angel Lodge along the rim, the Arizona Room features plated entrees inspired by local flavors and ingredients of Arizona and the Southwest. Immerse yourself in a more interpretive dining experience focused on items grown and created within the state of Arizona. Plus, every table has a view of Grand Canyon.

Visit a Far West Outpost
The motorcoach tour includes a stop at Hermits Rest, which is a National Historic Landmark and an extraordinary example of Grand Canyon architecture designed by Mary E.J. Colter. Constructed in 1914 for the convenience and comfort of the traveler at Grand Canyon, Hermits Rest offers a far-reaching and unique view of the canyon. The landmark is situated at the farthest point west along the tour. The motorcoach will also stop at Trailview Overlook, Pima Point, and Mohave Point - all great sunset vantage points.

Bearizona Drive-Thru Wildlife Park

Bearizona Drive-Thru Wildlife Park

Adults: $22.04 | Children: $11.02
At Bearizona, experience animal wildlife the way it was meant to be - in a natural environment - all from the comfort and safety of your own vehicle. Located in Williams, AZ., Bearizona is approximately 160 acres. Visitors will drive through more than three miles of Ponderosa Pine Forest viewing North American animals in natural habitats when they visit.

*Rates include tax and are valid through 12/31/2017. Rates and taxes are subject to change without notice.

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

$284 per person
Take a Grand Canyon helicopter tour with the newest and most advanced fleet in the world. Maverick Helicopters offers individual leather seats, VIP-level service, and wraparound glass for outstanding visibility of some of the most beautiful scenery in world. Offering the highest level of safety and service in the industry, Maverick Grand Canyon Tours has over 18 years' experience of making dreams come true!

*Rate does not include tax,  and is valid through 12/31/2017. Rates and taxes are subject to change without notice. Rate does not include tax or NPS Flyover fee…

Inner-Canyon Coach Tour

Inner-Canyon Coach Tour

$269 per adult age 16+ | $209 per child ages 5-15

This is the perfect tour for those who have already seen, or are planning a trip to the Rim of Grand Canyon. On the Grand Canyon Custom Tours Inner-Canyon Coach Tour you will travel down into the depths of Grand Canyon arriving at the banks of the Colorado River. As you make your descent 4000 feet through the many layers of rock, your knowledgeable guide will tell you all about the Grand Canyon from the inside. Streams, creeks, foliage, and wildlife such as Big Horn Sheep are just some of the hidden treasures of the Inner Grand Canyon not visible from the Rim. Grand Canyon Custom Tours has specially built their fleet of custom 4x4 coaches to get you to the bottom while offering first class comfort along the way. Each van features comfortable high back adjustable seats, large viewing windows, heated and air conditioned comfort, and a top quality sound system - all resting on a rugged 4x4 suspension. The tour includes a packaged lunch, enjoyed on the banks of the Colorado River. This seasonal tour is an addition to your Grand Canyon experience not to be missed!

Rate do not include tax, require full payment at reservation and are valid March 1 through November 30, 2017. Tour availability is very limited so book early! Rates and taxes are subject to change without notice.

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