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Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra

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Address: Stone Corral at the head of the Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Phone Number: 1-303-297-2757
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Amazing bucket list trip

I can't say enough about how amazing this was,Mr. Blue and Ms. Katie were such great guides, sharing amazing facts and stories of the canyon. Remember this is a tough ride you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Hanover Park, Illinois
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Hanover Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I can't say enough about how amazing this was,Mr. Blue and Ms. Katie were such great guides, sharing amazing facts and stories of the canyon. Remember this is a tough ride you will be sore and possibly have some blisters and bruises and difficulty walking when you're done but oh so worth every ache and pain I have. Some things... More 

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Bangor, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

First thing...BOOK EARLY! You can book 13 months in advance...I booked March 1, 2014 at 9 AM to be sure I got the date and time I wanted for March 2015. Also, take advantage of the 2-days at Phantom Ranch option available only certain months in the winter. We went the last 2 days of March...weather was perfect, not too... More 

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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

If the Brady Bunch managed to do it then so could we, right? There was much debate and anticipation for this excursion and it was definitely a major highlight of our entire Arizona trip. The cost of the Phantom Ranch overnight tour was not in our budget so we found the 3 hour rim tour to be the perfect experience.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

First of all, if you are afraid of heights - this ride is not for you! My family went - kids between 11-14 - and it was amazing. The ride in is way more difficult then the ride out. The guides were very knowledgeable. Although you may not think it looks safe - it is incredibly safe. Being at the... More 

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Tampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

EXCELLENT ADVENTURE, Best Way to see the canyon!!! (must book 13 months out) The was an awesome trip and I just wanted to give a couple of tips for traveling down into the Canyon during summer time. 1. Wear the same clothes both ways, this leave more room in your overnight bag. 2. Bring a cooling towel (I used a... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We loved our three hour mule ride along the South Rim. If you are fearful of being too close to the edge, you need not fear on this particular tour. The closest we got to the edge was about three feet. We felt very safe during the ride. The guide was very knowledgeable and informative about the area.

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Bandera, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Mules were well behaved and sturdy, the scenery was great but the wranglers didn't seem very friendly, and our wrangler/guide didn't seem very attentive during the trip.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We did the overnight mule ride and what an experience it was! It was a long-time wish of mine to make this trip and it was all I thought it would be... and more. My only regret is making the trip in the extreme heat of July. If I had it to do again... and I would love to do... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

A group of 4 of us went on the overnight mule ride to Phantom Ranch in July 2015. To see the Grand Canyon from the rim is an amazing experience, but to see it from top to bottom is awe inspiring and the best way to see it. The mules were excellent! We all own horses so it was nice... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My wife and I took the Mules as a bucket item for her. I was apprehensive from what everyone told me. Steve the manager warned us if we were afraid of heights to go get our money back. On top of that a monsoon was to hit which may make us spend another night at the ranch. After 20 minutes... More 

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