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How to book a tour for Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon has quickly risen to Top 5 status among the Page, Arizona area’s “must do” activities. An authorized tour guide is required to enter, and advance reservations are an absolute must!

Canyon Overview

To book a tour for Antelope Canyon, you must first decide whether you want to tour Lower or Upper Antelope Canyon.

Upper is an easy, flat 100 yard walk following a 2-mile safari truck ride from the Navajo Tribal Park Gate on US98 to the canyon’s entrance.
Lower is longer (~600 yards), requires some stair climbing and stepping over a few boulders, access to the canyon is directly from the Tribal Park Gate on US98. 

Time permitting, you might also consider visiting the waterside of Antelope Canyon by boat tour or kayak.

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We know you didn’t come all this way just to see one part of such a magnificent Canyon. In the past it has been difficult to book more than one canyon run at a time due to the hassles of having to book through different vendors. Well no more! We have done all the hard work so you can Book your bundle today and enjoy the natural wonders that are the Upper & Lower Canyons as well as by boat! Find out why these canyons are some of the most photographed canyons in the world! The advantage of booking here on Antelopecanyon.az is that many times bundle deals are available when stand alone tours are not!

Lower Antelope Canyon & Boat Deluxe Tours

The Lower Antelope Canyon Land + Boat Tour is literally a trip back through millions of years of time. This is one of the Best Deals out there.
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So you’ve decided to tour both Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon on your upcoming vacation to Northern Arizona. Great!
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Upper Antelope Canyon & Boat Deluxe Tours

Upper Antelope Canyon in Page, Arizona, is the most famous slot canyon formation in all the world, and for good reason:
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The Triple Crown Experience

Dont like to make decisions? Afraid that you might miss out on what one of the canyons has to offer? Then the Triple Crown is for you!
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Antelope Canyon Boat Tour

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Why go with Bundle Deals?

Benefits of a Bundle Deal…  
#1 – All inclusive booking price.  Don’t get caught with hidden fee’s!
#2 – When you purchase a boat tour combo your  Park Entry fees is reduced from $37.00 to $2.00! Just show your Vouchers.
#3 – Our service does all of the work finding any possible booking combination and times. Saving you valuable time.

#4 – Our bundle deals take into consideration how far you have to travel and how long you may have to wait to enter the Park or add time for lunches.
#5 – Many times bundle deals are available when stand alone Tours are not!

Las Vegas to Antelope Canyon Grand Expedition One Day Tour

Antelope Canyon Expedition

Experience Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend in one convenient day from your Hotel in Las Vegas! Fly to Page and see Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend!
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Pro Tip! If you cannot find openings for the dates you are looking for, check out bundle deals. Many times these are still available when general booking is full!!

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Upper Antelope Canyon

First you must then decide whether you prefer to tour Upper Antelope Canyon with an outfitter that offers round-trip transportation from the town of Page, Arizona, or if you’d prefer to pick up your tour directly from the Tribal Park Entrance Gate on US98.  Whichever way you choose to go (transportation from Page or direct from the Navajo Park Gate), the tours and prices are the same, so pick whoever has the time slot that works best for you and book it.  

The sole Upper Antelope Canyon tour company operating from the Tribal Park Entrance Gate on US98 is Antelope Canyon Navajo Tours. Their tour schedule is as follows:

  • Sightseeing tours: Tours depart daily on the top of the hour with the first tour starting at 8:45 am until 4:00 pm MST. (Doors open at 8:00 am and close at 4:00 pm.)
  • Photographer’s tours: Depart daily, running two hours from 11 AM to 1 PM.
  • Contact information: 928-698-3384  https://navajotours.com

Lower Antelope Canyon

There are two companies operating tours to Lower Antelope Canyon. Their tours are virtually identical, right down to the footsteps, and the penny. They are:

• Ken’s Lower Antelope Canyon Tours (928) 606-2168 http://lowerantelope.com/ and
• Dixie Ellis’ Antelope Lower Canyon Tours (928) 640-1761 http://antelopelowercanyon.com

Schedule for Ken’s:
SUMMER HOURS: First week in March – first week in November
Tours begin at 8:00 AM, leaving every 30 minutes, last tour leaving at 4:30 PM
WINTER HOURS: Second week in November – last week in February
Tours begin at 9:00 AM, departing every half hour; last tour leaves at 3 PM
For Dixie Ellis’:
SUMMER HOURS: Beginning of March through mid-November,
Tours begin at 7:45, departing every 30 minutes, last tour leaves at 4:15
WINTER HOURS: Late November through February
Tours begin 8:45 AM, leaving every 30 minutes until 2:45 PM when last tour departs
Prices: Adults (13+) $40 + $8 per person Navajo Nation Park Permit Fee
Children (8-12) $20 + $8 per person Navajo Nation Park Permit Fee
Children under 7 are free, but space must be reserved for them; parental discretion advised for parties with small children in Lower Antelope Canyon
All times are on Mountain Standard Time (the same as Page, Arizona)
(Schedules and prices for both operators are subject to change without notice at the discretion of the Navajo Tribe)

Antelope Canyon from Vegas Tour

Don't drive 4.5 hours one way when you can get on a plane and be back at your hotel the same night. Antelope Canyon day trip from Vegas

Antelope Canyon from Grand Canyon Tour

See aerial views of the Grand Canyon, then hike Horseshoe Bend and float back to the Grand Canyon on a smooth water river.

Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend Tour

Fly over Horseshoe Bend and then hike Antelope Canyon in the highlights tour. A great use of time when you are in the area.

Antelope Canyon Boat Tour

See Antelope Canyon from the water and you will see what water and time will do to the famous slot section in a few million years.

Antelope Canyon via Lake Powell

If you want to compliment your visit to Page, AZ with a waterside tour of Antelope Canyon, there are two companies that offer boat tours to Antelope Canyon on Lake Powell:

Antelope Point Marina – Antelope Canyon boat tours are offered daily from Antelope Point Marina. Aboard a 30′ pontoon boat, you’ll experience the intricacies of the waterside of Antelope Canyon in one hour’s time.

This is one of the easiest and most accessible ways to experience Antelope Canyon.

Antelope Canyon Boat Tour

Tour schedule:

  • January 1 – March 4 / November 26 – December 31: 12:00 Noon, 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:45 PM
  • March 5 – May 13: 9:00 AM, 10:15 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:15 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:45 PM, 5:00 PM
  • May 14 – September 3: 9:00 AM, 10:15 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:15 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:45 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:15 PM
  • September 4 – October 14: 9:00 AM, 10:15 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:15 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:45 PM, 5:00 PM

Tour price includes bottled water; additional snack and beverage packages available for purchase

Upper Antelope Schedule of Times

Lower Antelope Schedule of Times

Comments Section

659 Responses

  1. Hi my family and I are are visiting Page next month and we want to do a tour, however we have a 15 month old son, i was curious which tour would be better, the upper or lower?

    1. Hi Daniel!
      With a toddler in tow, it would be best to plan on touring Upper Antelope Canyon. Upper Antelope is an easy 100-yard out-and-back walk on a mostly flat trail.
      That’s not to say that younger children are forbidden from touring Lower Antelope Canyon, but parents should consider carefully whether this would be a safe and enjoyable activity considering the nature of the terrain and physical exertion required. To see what we mean, watch this “Full Walk-Through Video of Lower Antelope Canyon.”
      For more information, read “Antelope Canyon Q & A: Bringing Kids.”
      Good luck and safe travels,
      Alley 🙂

  2. I started to book a tour with the upper canyon and it says pregnant women are not allowed. I thought the lower canyon was the strenuous tour. Would you be able to explain the difference. My son is coming with me and carries a lot of weight. From what I read he would have trouble on the lower tour with the ladders but the upper tour distance looks ok. Just curious what the issues are on the upper tour. Thank you!

    1. Hi Harold,
      That’s odd that you’re finding issues booking pregnant women on the Upper Antelope Canyon tour. Of the two main branches of Antelope Canyon, it is definitely the least strenuous. Upper Antelope Canyon features an easy 100 yard out-and-back walk on a mostly flat trail. Indeed, on http://www.AntelopeCanyon.com, they state that “we have had many pregnant ladies join our tour, and we do offer the option to sit in the cab of the truck with the driver. These are limited seats so be sure to tell us in advance. Please follow your doctor’s orders.”
      Hope that helps. Please let us know if you continue to have trouble with that.
      Alley 🙂

  3. Hi Alley,
    thanks alot!
    fully agree and makes sense. BTW, i did check my own capability along with family and we realize our mistake 🙂
    Now, we are not going to Canyon, instead staying in Page post Antelope and Horseshoe bend visit. may be sometime later for Canyons:)

    i’ll be booking the tour as per your provided link.

    thanks again!!

    1. Hi again, Santy!
      That’s a good call. Be sure to plan a return visit to the Grand Canyon when you can give it the time it deserves, maybe fly into Phoenix and take advantage of the opportunity to visit Sedona, too.
      Take care and have a wonderful trip,
      Alley 🙂

  4. We will be traveling from Las Vegas to Phoenix early March. We will be leaving Vegas early on a Wednesday and would like to visit Zion and Bryce before moving on to Page AZ to see Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon. We plan to arrive in Phoenix sometime in the afternoon on Friday. Do you think we will have enough time to see all 4 attractions in 2 days? Also, is there anything else you would recommend we see on our travels from Vegas to Phoenix. We will be spending Friday to Monday in Phoenix before heading back to Las Vegas. We have already seen the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam. Sincerely appreciate your insight.

    1. Hi Clint and thank you for your inquiry.
      So do I think you will have enough time to see all 4 attractions in 2 days? No. But if you can drop a day in Phoenix, you might be able to pull it off.
      It takes approximately 4+ hours to drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park. I know that Google maps gives the drive time as 3-3.5 hours, but that’s driving direct with minimal stops. Another consideration is a construction project occurring on a stretch of I-15 through the Virgin River Gorge. That can tack on an extra 30-60 minutes onto your drive time. You’ll then want to have at least the better part of a day, and maybe even part of the following day, to explore Zion. It’s a huge park that truly deserves 2-3 days to do it justice. With your limited timeframe, on your arrival day, use the free Zion Canyon Shuttle to visit the main points of interest on the Zion Canyon Drive. Stay overnight in Springdale, UT, then, the following morning, hit a few viewpionts on the Mt. Carmel Scenic drive between Springdale and the junction where it joins up with US89. Then head the rest of the way to Bryce Canyon. The drive should take you ~3 hours, factoring in a few stops, longer if you stop for lunch somewhere (I recommend the Thunderbird Restaurant, “Home of the Ho-Made Pie” [no, I’m not kidding] in Mt. Carmel Junction). Time permitting, you might drive the 38-mile Scenic Loop drive that afternoon, or the next morning.
      After an overnight stay in the Bryce Canyon area, then head down to Page, AZ. It’s ~a 3-hour drive, which, like the others, can be extended if you take advantage of the numerous photo ops along the way. One thing to keep in mind about Bryce Canyon is that it’s 8,000′ above sea level, so heavy snows are not unheard of in early March. Be sure you pack warmer clothing just in case the weather turns.
      Tour Antelope Canyon the afternoon you arrive from Bryce, stay overnight in Page, then hit Horseshoe Bend just after sunrise the following morning on the drive down from Phoenix.
      Hope that helps. Good luck and safe travels,
      Alley 🙂

  5. Hi Ally,
    My name is Sooleen Kim, and I booked a tour for me and my family on the Upper Antelope Canyon on January 17th at 1:00 p.m.
    I saw the tour voucher right after the payment but I was not able to download it nor print it out, so I took a screenshot of it.
    Although I tried to access that page again today morning, it was not available.
    Also, I read that the voucher will be sent to email, but I have not gotten it yet.
    Please tell me what the problem is and send me the confirmation email with the voucher as soon as possible.
    Thank you.

    1. Hi Sooleen,
      I’m so sorry about the troubles with your Antelope Canyon tour booking. I hope you were able to sort things out regarding your confirmation.
      The direct contact number for the Upper Antelope Canyon tour company that we contract with on AntelopeCanyonNow.com is 928-645-5594
      Thank you,
      Alley

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