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Address: Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Phone Number: (209) 372-4386
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Great tour

Bill Fontana was our guide. He has been doing this tour for years and is very knowledgable and a good story teller. He made the the whole experience exciting.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Bill Fontana was our guide. He has been doing this tour for years and is very knowledgable and a good story teller. He made the the whole experience exciting.

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Jonestown, PA
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175 reviews 175 reviews
46 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It's an easy walk from the side of the road (where you can park) to the bottom of the hill where the good view is. As the water comes over the top, the breeze catches it and blows it around - especially when there's not a lot of water. Looks beautiful in the sun!

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Modesto, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Yosemite was beautiful. The falls were dry due to no rain but still pretty. I loved seeing the fall colors on the trees again since back home was cold and snowing already. This is a beautiful drive very long to see everything so plan nothing else for that day the roads are very curvy and it literally takes half an... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We only had a day in Yosemite and took this tour as a whirl wind way of seeing the sights. The CONS: It is overcrowded with four to five adults per seat. Really three to four should be the max. It goes on all of the paved roads so cars are passing you and rude drivers routinely stuck their heads... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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194 reviews 194 reviews
42 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We did this 2 hour tour to get ourselves orientated in the Park. Our tour guide was great. We learnt a lot about Yosemite & saw enough to choose where we wanted to go back to for further exploration. Recommend this tour for all first time visitors.

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Outer Banks
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69 reviews 69 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We debated about a whole day on a tour, but since we were there 2 full days it seemed the thing to do and boy are we glad to have done it. It starts at 8:30am at the lodge so we only had to walk across the street to get on the bus. Our driver and tour director was Herb... More 

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Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I was able to book this tour when I booked my 2 nights stay at Yosemite Lodge at the Falls online. I'm glad I did! We choose the 10am tour and it picked everyone up right at the lobby of our hotel. We have never been to Yosemite before, so I think this was a great way for us to... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

You can catch this tour from Yosemite Lodge at the Falls (one of the shuttle stops). It is a tram ride that had multiple stops along the way. I recommend this tour as you learn all about the park - Our guide was wonderful. Stops include photo ops.

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Toronto
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77 reviews 77 reviews
34 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I give Yosemite 2 stars and the tour guide none. The guide sat in his highchair pontificating about his philosophy of life, drawing inane analogies between the wilderness and life, when he should have been discussing Yosemite. It would have been a lot more interesting to hear about Yosemite's history and the issues it faces, but there wasn't much of... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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98 reviews 98 reviews
30 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

One day in advance we bought tickets for this 2 hour tour. As it was almost sold out we bought the last 2 tickets for the 10 am tour. It should take 2 hours and would bring you to some nice viewpoints ... it was highly recommended by the Yosemite staff theirselves. The tour takes two hours and it stops... More 

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