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Arizona Highlights - Antelope Canyon and Lake Powell Flight with River Rafting

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Overview

Explore the Grand Canyon from the land, air, and water on this full-day sightseeing adventure. Experience a flight over the Grand Canyon’s East Rim, the Colorado River, and Lake Powell en route to Page, Arizona. Then take a tour of Antelope Canyon with an American Indian guide, followed by a leisurely motorized rafting trip along the Colorado River, including a scenic hike. The return drive back to the Grand Canyon features a stop to shop for Navajo crafts. Llunch included. ** Please note: Effective for bookings made from March 21, 2022, the price displayed does not include a USD10 per person fuel fee. This fee is payable direct to the supplier on the day of your tour **
  • Take in views of the Grand Canyon's East Rim on a helicopter flight
  • Tour Antelope Canyon with your American Indian guide
  • Spend the afternoon floating along the Colorado River on a motorized raft
  • Shop for Navajo crafts on your drive back to the Grand Canyon
  • Lunch included

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

A lot of adventure is packed into one day including river rafting and a flight from the Grand Canyon.
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1-hour flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Page, AZ
Smooth water rafting trip
Guided tour of Antelope Canyon
Ground transportation from Lee's Ferry to Grand Canyon National Park
Professional guide
Lunch (sandwich, chips, cookie, bottled water)
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
USD20 per person fuel surcharge (for bookings made from March 21, 2022)
Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN) , 1542 Liberator Dr, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023, USA

Grand Canyon Airport South Rim Highway 64 Grand Canyon, AZ 86023

6:30 AM
This activity will end right where it started.
This full-day air, land, and water adventure—from the Grand Canyon South Rim to Antelope Canyon and beyond—begins at Grand Canyon National Park Airport with a pilot meet and greet. Then it’s a scenic flight over the Grand Canyon’s East Rim, the Colorado River, and Lake Powell to Page, Arizona.

At Page Municipal Airport, meet an American Indian tour guide who leads an expedition in a 4x4 vehicle to Antelope Canyon, a stunning slot canyon on Navajo land east of Page. Proceed through a tunnel to the starting point for a rafting trip. 

Break for a picnic-style lunch (sandwich, chips, cookie, fruit, and bottled water) in a souvenir cooler bag before boarding a motorized raft to float along the Colorado River. Pass through the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area as the guide talks about the history and geology of the region.

Finally, board a van or coach for the drive back to the Grand Canyon. Pass through the Navajo Nation and stop at the popular Cameron Trading Post for southwest Native American jewelry, arts, and crafts on the way.

This Grand Canyon tour concludes back at Grand Canyon National Park Airport.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Grand Canyon National Park
Enjoy aerial views of the Eastern Rim of the Grand Canyon en route to Page, Arizona.
Pass By:  
Lake Powell
See the blue pristine waters of Lake Powell from above.
Stop At:  
Antelope Canyon
Enjoy a guided tour of this mystical slot canyon. Take picture perfect photos as the sunlight pierces through and reflects off the colorful sandstone walls.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Enjoy views by air and by ground of this geologic wonder.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Lees Ferry
The rafting tour concludes at the historic Lee's Ferry.
Pass By:  
Cameron Trading Post
Before returning to the Grand Canyon South, a brief stop is made at the famous Cameron Trading Post for some souvenir shopping.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Passengers must check-in for their flight 30 minutes prior to departure.
  • Individual passenger weights, including infants, MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Infant children are considered a lap child if they are under the age of two and have proof of age, such as a passport or a copy of their birth certificate
  • Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen and a hat are strongly advised
  • For comfort and weight/balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing 300 pounds or more will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour
  • Please note: seat assignments on the aircraft are determined on the day of the tour and are based on the total weight and balance of the aircraft
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • All guests must be at least 4 years of age or older to partake in this tour
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Grand Canyon Airlines
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Arizona Highlights - Antelope Canyon and Lake Powell Flight with River Rafting?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Arizona Highlights - Antelope Canyon and Lake Powell Flight with River Rafting.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Arizona Highlights - Antelope Canyon and Lake Powell Flight with River Rafting?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Arizona Highlights - Antelope Canyon and Lake Powell Flight with River Rafting.

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star-5
Excellent time
Wesley_K
, Jun 2022
It was a great experience. Highly recommend this excursion. Guides were great and knowledgeable, the flight, rafting and antelope canyon tours were more than expected. Great Job to all
star-2
Great except for the 3 hour bus ride that wraps the day they did not tell you about.
Jen_M
, Jun 2022
So the first part of this trip is amazing and very well organized. The flight, the rafting trip, the tour of the Antelope canyon. The challenge we had was that they hike was about 10 minutes not 30 minutes. You walk out of the Canyon and over to a staircase back to the transportation that brought you to the canyon. Then at the end of the day - we assumed we would fly back, but no it was a 3 hour bus ride. Way too long after a long day and not good with kids.
star-5
Just amazing
JAMEL_W
, Jun 2022
Everything was on time, everyone was very respectful and the views are amazingly beautiful. I did this for my birthday and it was the best decision I made. It's worth the price don't let that fool you...treat yourself.
star-4
Long day - some nice views
Karen_S
, Jun 2022
The flight over the canyon was nice and antelope canyon was awesome - the raft ride was a little boring and the trip over all was a very long day. It would have been nice if they were more accurate telling you a backpack was not allowed when it was
star-4
Overall a great experience
Krista_H
, May 2022
Altogether it was a great experience. The only constructive criticism I might have would be to make the time in the boat a little shorter by maybe not stopping quite as much. It got a little monotonous. But overall very good
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thanks for flying with us and for the 5-star review. We appreciate your support!!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Amazing day!
staci_s
, May 2022
The whole experience was amazing! I would highly recommend this trip to anyone. The pilots, to the tour guides, to Georgie on the boat and Oscar I'm the bus. Thank you for a great day!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thanks for flying with us and for the 5-star review. We appreciate your support!!
star-5
Amazing Adventure Breath Taking Views
Marlene_B
, Apr 2022
We only had two nights, wanted to maximize our visit. The airplane ride was beautiful almost felt like we were in a helicopter… Antelope Canyon tour was off the charts! The boat ride was so beautiful. All the stuff very friendly! We would do this again even if we had weeks in the area!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thanks for flying with us and for the 5-star review. We appreciate your support!!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
What a way to spend a day!
davidbA5244YF
, Sep 2019
Outstanding experience! Beautiful plane flight, amazing Antelope Canyon (great guide), wonderful rafting experience . . . highly recommended!
star-1
BEWARE - Viator Customer Service is HORRIBLE
Misti W
, Jul 2019
I’m sure this tour is wonderful but we wouldn’t know. The tour operator called us 15 minutes prior to us being at the airport to cancel the entire tour. (Due to mechanical issue with the plane) This was July 5th, holiday weekend. After multiple calls, we were offered a complimentary 45 helicopter ride. Only to find out ,afterwards, the tour company and Viator were in dispute about the “complementary” part, so we were charged almost $1,000 for a 45 helicopter ride...not the 12.5 hour tour. Multiple calls to both Grand Canyon airport and Viator, neither company honored their commitment. HORRIBLE customer service from Viator. Unacceptable and we will no longer be doing business with this Viator. (We’ve gone through Viator in multiple countries...until this disappointing experience) please find another company to book your adventure.
3 travelers found this review helpful
star-5
Major awesomeness
Sharon_A
, Jul 2019
This is a fantastic trip. Our pilot, Jack, was funny and very informative during our flight over the canyon. The Antelope Canyon was worth the price of the whole trip. Our guide, Rico, went above and beyond at helping us get the best shots and giving us background and incidental information about the canyon. We were delivered to Justin for our trip down the Colorado. He was really nice and not rushed at all. It was really hot and he would pull into shaded areas whenever he found them. Our trip started early so we managed to avoid the crowds. Antelope Canyon is very busy between 9 and 3. As we were coming out it was getting crowded. It was nice not having to deal with driving and finding parking. We considered it well worth the money. The only real negative was the boat ride was a bit long. It could be run a bit quicker to shorten the time in the summer.
star-1
Family Trip Cancelled Day Before Excursion
DayTrip60791637660
, Jun 2019
This excursion was cancelled 13 hours before our family of 5 was to take this trip to kick off our vacation at the Grand Canyon. Viator had our trip cost money of over $2,000 since April and we had actually received a confirmation ticket on Thursday before our trip was to take place on Monday. No really good explanation for the trip cancellation was given except the plane needed maintenance. Why did Viator/Grand Canyon Airlines not know this on Thursday before the trip confirmation ticket was sent to us. Viator booked this excursion through Grand Canyon Airlines and the Airlines called us to cancel. They did not even offer to try and accommodate us with other excursions that would fit into the time we were at the Grand Canyon. So we as a family had to jump through hoops to try and book excursions to make up for this cancellation. Viator still had my money a week after the trip had been cancelled. Through several phone calls and firm language, we finally got an e-mail verifying that the refund had been initiated. There was no communication on this cancellation between Grand Canyon Airlines and Viator so what kind of partnership and customer service and follow up is that -- bad! Needless to say -- we will not be booking with Viator or Grand Canyons Airlines in the future.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great way to show your out-of -state friends Arizona
Martha P
, Jun 2019
We had a great time. Keep in mind that you will have to leave sharp objects at home for security checks before the boat ride. Everyone was nice and the trip was well organized.
star-3
Family Vacation
C5366QDthomasb
, May 2019
Great experience except for the last 3 1/2 hours - the bus ride from Lee's Ferry back to South Rim Airport. For some reason the bus driver, Gigi, felt it more important to take up the front seats with her hand bag and clipboard. I politely asked is she could move her things to the seat immediately behind her but she refused. My wife and I desired the front seats so we could have a better view for our trip back to the airport but Gigi refused to move her things. It's unfortunate that she felt her clipboard was more important than her customers. Where we had a great time with the balance of the trip, this act alone left us with a feeling of disappointment. Since we host family and friends every year, I estimate approx. $6,000 in lost revenue annually for this company since we will look elsewhere in the future. One rotten apple spoiled the bunch.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great way to do a lot in a short space of time
Katrina_O
, Apr 2019
We booked this tour as we had limited time in the Grand Canyon and it offered the chance to do a variety of activities. The plane ride is a great way to get a sense of scale of the Grand Canyon, though it was slightly windy the day we went so a bit bumpy. We found Antelope Canyon fascinating and our guide managed to help us get great pictures. I think we also got there at the right time as it wasn't too busy as we went through but when we were leaving it was getting very busy. After Antelope Canyon we were driven to the raft center to get our safety briefing and lunch. This was the only lull in the day as we were kept waiting for almost an hour. It was worth it though as the river rafting was worth it. Very relaxing and our tour guide River Dan was great with lots of interesting stories and facts. A long day but it was a great way to make the most of our time at the Grand Canyon.
star-5
12 Year Old Granddaughter Trip
Janet_H
, Mar 2019
Spent a week with one of my granddaughters in AZ, Utah and Nevada. This part of the trip was our favorite - especially the rafting!
star-5
AMAZING Trip!!!! This experience...
Tammy_S
, Apr 2018
AMAZING Trip!!!! This experience was a once in a lifetime one that the family and I will remember FOREVER!
star-5
What an amazing experience! It was...
Lynette V
, Nov 2017
What an amazing experience! It was soo beautiful! The guides pilot, truck driver/canyon guide, bus driver, raft driver were very knowledgeable. We learned so much about the history of the area and the power of wind and water. I highly recommend this trip!
star-5
We had the most amazing day...
Suzi B
, Oct 2017
We had the most amazing day! Started with a fantastic flight over the Grand Canyon and it was totally amazing seeing it from above : The plane was very small with 9 passengers so we all had a window seat to see the different areas of the canyon. We then went in large jeeps to the Antelope Caverns which are very narrow and small but the details of the rocks when the suns shines in is amazing. Our guide was fantastic and got us some amazing pics of the rocks. We then next went on a large raft for nearly 2hrs going down the amazing Colorado river! Gave you a different perspective of the canyon and the sheer height of the cliffs. Again we had a fantastic guide. There was a few stops along the way and where you could get off and go for a wander. We then headed to the bus waiting to pick us up at stopped a trading stop where you could purchase many items before the bus dropped people back off. A long day as was 12hrs but definitely worth it to see the amazing grand canyon :
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Amazing full day trip! Our family...
melindakidd
, Oct 2017
Amazing full day trip! Our family of four had a rough start early morning3am since we needed to be at the Grand Canyon Airport at 5:30-6am and we were staying in Sedona, two and a half hours away. But it proved to be well worth it. After check in, they give everyone their breakfast box which really contained well thought out awesome food. Then off we go onto the plane! The Grand Canyon Navajo east end of canyon at daybreak was a wonderous thing to see. The pilot flew right over Horseshoe bend. Great photo ops! The left side of the plane is the place to sit if you can for the best photos. People sitting on the right side of the plane didn't even get to see Horseshoe bend. We flew over Glen Canyon dam as well -in the air about an hour-and landed at Page Arizona airport. From there a Navajo guide picked us up and transported our group to the entrance of Antelope Canyon. Antelope canyon is one thing you need to experience in your life. Beautiful! The walls, the light make for beautiful strange pictures. Use your iphone or android on chrome setting . Our guide showed us how to use the phone to take pictures worthy of National Geographic. My expensive camera didn't do half as well. The excursion gets you to Antelope canyon right at the start of the day which is awesome-way less people to get in the way. By the time our group left, a hundred people were lining up to go thru. After Antelope Canyon we were transported back to the rafting co. We were given our box lunches as we got on the bus and were taken through a 2 mile tunnel to the raft launch site near the base of Glen Canyon dam. After we loaded up, and met our guides, we proceeded s-l-o-w-l-y down the Colorado river. Lots of awesome rock formations and you also get to raft through Horseshoe bend since you flew over it first thing in the morning There are a couple of stops where you can swim in the 42 degree water if you wish there are also outhouses available The raft trip, my family felt, was about two hours too long. After the beautiful raft trip, we are all loaded onto buses to make the 3 1/2 hour journey back to the Grand Canyon airport. Its a beautiful drive and we did stop at Cameron Trading Co where they gave us only 30 min I was like a madwoman trying to grab things - -I love to shop. Back on board the bus, the driver put a great informative film on about river rafting the Colorado and we eventually got back to our car about 6pm. All in all, even though it was a long day, it was awesome and money well spent.
star-5
This tour gives you an incredible...
Betti_J
, Oct 2017
This tour gives you an incredible perspective of the Grand Canyon! From the birds eye view from the air to the beautiful Antelope Cavern to the float through the canyon on the usually calm Colorado River before the white water. A thunderstorm came up while on the river and while we were pelted with icy cold rain/hail and wind - enough so our guide had to beach the raft for safety - we later saw the rare waterfalls in the canyon at every turn!

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