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Goulding's Lodge and Tours

Address: P.O. Box 360001, Monument Valley, UT 84536
Phone Number: 435-727-3231
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping & Fashion, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping & Fashion, Sightseeing Tours
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Mesa, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I got the appetizer of the 4 navajo tacos that had chili, cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes on it. It was a huge portion and you definitely could split it with another person as a full meal. Their hot chocolate was amazing. The gift shop is very nice and I ended up buying a couple of hand painted water pitchers that... More 

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31 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

First note: the day was totally fog bound and the temperature hovering around zero all day. This had an impact on the tour. No one's fault - but if possible check the weather before booking Second note: the vehicle is open backed with roll down plastic screens. Draughty and cold on this day. Screens were also dirty and hard to... More 

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Las Cruces
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We had the all-day tour, conducted by Joseph. It was excellent. We toured the main valley in the morning, seeing the monuments, visiting a Navajo weaver in her hogan, seeing arches in the sandstone. In the afternoon, we were taken to Mystery Valley, seeing and hiking up to and across arches, and visiting Anasazi cliff dwellings. Joseph has lived in... More 

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upstate NY
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We took the Gouldings tour of Monument Valley in Oct. and recommend it highly. If we had driven through the area on our own, we would have missed so much. Our tour guide, Larry, was fabulous! He was both informative and entertaining, keeping us actively involved throughout the tour. He showed us the best spots for photo opportunities, told us... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We booked a 1hr 30 mins tour on October 7th as an option for $62.This was described as moderate walking, “you will ride with members of the Navajo Tribe of Native Americans who will teach you about their fascinating heritage and culture ….”. * We were packed into the back of an open 18 seater truck. We stayed on roads... More 

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Chester, MA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Just got back from a girl's Sedona vacation yesterday, and the highlight of our visit was our day trip to this area. If you love Cowboy movies and learning about the gentle Navajo's and their history take the Basic Tour and ask for Benet, a wealth of proud knowledge. Goulding's lunch afterwards at the lodge, was excellent. Enjoy.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

If you believe white it the right color for sunny environment of Monument Valley, you will end up ruining your clothing before you are finished taking this tour. Sitting in the back of one of their open-air trucks will expose you to loads of red dust especially if you are following another vehicle into the valley and the wind is... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Today we went on a full day tour with Goulding. It included Mystery Valley as well as Monument Valley and lasted from 9 until 5. Most of the journey was off road and places where cars could not go. The guide was excellent and be in Navajo was able to tell us about how her own family members lived in... More 

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Oceanside, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

As part of our trip to Monument Valley we wanted to take a guided tour and decided on Goulding's all day tour which included both Mystery Valley and Monument Valley with lunch being provided. The day started out a bit rainy and the particular truck we had did not have the roll down plastic screens so it make the first... More 

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Bardstown, Kentucky
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105 reviews 105 reviews
37 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Were told by lady at hotel that this place was a great place and she was right. The view was something else. They have a gift shop, cafe, motel and tours. All items in gift shop were authentic Indian items.

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