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“They don't care” 3 of 5 stars
Review of National Geographic Grand Canyon Visitor Center

National Geographic Grand Canyon Visitor Center
450 State Route 64, Tusayan, AZ 86023
928 638 2203
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Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour with Optional...
Ranked #4 of 5 Attractions in Tusayan
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Other
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Owner description: Located at the South Rim entrance of the Grand Canyon, the Visitor Center provides news, travel information about Grand Canyon attractions, hotels, a variety of selected Grand Canyon tours and Park passes. Visitors can take part in interactive exhibits to learn about the Grand Canyon, watch our famous IMAX movie and talk to local area representatives. Inside the center guests can also enjoy a meal at our Explorer’s Cafe dining area which includes Pizza Hut, fresh deli sandwiches and other items or take their time to browse through our National Geographic branded merchandise store.
Montreal, Canada
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“They don't care”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Big buses stop there, big souvenir shop. The staff is there to process the peoples.
However we enjoyed the movie, and the fact that you can buy your Park entrance. But don't try to ask questions.

Visited May 2013
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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at National Geographic Grand Canyon Visitor Center, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
We sincerely apologize that your questions were not answered. It is important to us that visitors get the information they were seeking. If you could contact me with details, I will be more than happy to address this with the individuals that did not provide the information.

Glad to hear that you enjoyed the movie. The Grand Canyon is vast and beautiful we hope you visit us again if you are in our neck of the woods.

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate your feedback.

Happy Travels
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“Really Cool Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We stopped here before heading out to the Grand Canyon - it was really fun. We went to the IMAX theater and saw the film titled "Grand Canyon." There's a gift shop and place to eat.

Visited June 2012
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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at National Geographic Grand Canyon Visitor Center, responded to this review, June 4, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

The National Geographic visitor Center has many different things under one roof:
NPS rangers desk for visitors to purchase their park pass, get information about trails and shuttle buss schedules
Pink Jeep Tours departing from our front door
Papillion Helicopters and Airplane Reservation Agent for those interested in booking a flight
Friendly staff to assist customers with questions
Great food for road weary travelers.

Glad you stopped by to visit us!!

Happy Travels
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Sebring, Florida
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“Very interesting...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Little shop, and cafeteria, tours information and most tours start here. The I-Max theater picture is very informative and the theater is very ,comfortable.

Visited April 2013
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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at National Geographic Grand Canyon Visitor Center, responded to this review, June 4, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience at the National Geographic Visitor Center.

Hope you visit us again if you are in our neck of the woods!
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Menifee, California
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“More than a tourist trap”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

The Visitor Center is a great place to purchase your National Parks Admission Pass. Staff members were courteous and helpful.

Visited May 2013
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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at National Geographic Grand Canyon Visitor Center, responded to this review, June 4, 2013
Thank you for writing a review on your experience at the National Geographic Visitor Center. We do our best to serve many needs here. We are happy to hear we met your needs.

Hope you visit us again if you are in our neck of the woods.
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atlanta
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“Terrific”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

You would expect anything related to National Geographic to be exceptional, and you would be right. The theater, while showing a movie shot with old technology was still terrific and all the other "stuff" (the shop, etc.) was outstanding

Visited May 2013
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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at National Geographic Grand Canyon Visitor Center, responded to this review, June 4, 2013
We do our best to make our customers happy. We are pleased you took the time to write a review of your experience at the National Geographic Visitor Center.

Happy Travels!
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