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Grand Canyon South Rim

Highway 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
(928) 638-7888
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The most developed area of Grand Canyon National Park, the South Rim offers amenities such as bus service, hotels and water stations, but is also more crowded than the North Rim. Scenic highlights include Pipe Creek Vista and Yavapai Point.
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Highway 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
(928) 638-7888
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Reviewed yesterday

The buses are easy to use, just make sure you get a map so you get on the correct bus for where you want to go. It's also easy to just drive your car. Be sure to check out Desert View where you can see...More

Thank Super W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took the Grand Canyon South Rim Tour and I was glad I purchased the trip using a Groupon. I was picked up at 615am by bus from my Las Vegas Hotel and taken to a centralized registration area. After registration, you board a bus...More

1  Thank avicks1
Reviewed yesterday

Was so lovely to go see the grand canyon in person. There are lovely grounds to explore and walk, with elk freely roaming. The scenic viewpoints are well worth some detours.

Thank Leah B
Reviewed yesterday

This is really amazing and a must. We have been here twice and the attraction has really been imporved in the last 10 yeats

Thank TWINN66
Reviewed yesterday

We have visited Grand Canyon late last year and thought it would be a good idea to bring our visiting Japanese friend to the South Rim. We arrived in the late afternoon on a cloudy day and snapped some pictures which were not really good....More

Thank NyonyaLady
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have seen pictures of the Grand Canyon prior to my visit but, "oh my" did those picture not portray the amazing beauty this place possess! I highly recommend a visit here. The rangers are great and share great information and tips on how to...More

Thank Monica C
Reviewed 2 days ago

On a cloudy day my pictures of the Grand Canyon were beautiful. We could see the beautiful colors of the canyon. The clouds made walking around the canyon comfortable--not too hot or cold. I have been to the canyon many times, but this trip in...More

2  Thank RainyDaysAZ
Reviewed 2 days ago

Riding the train was a great way to go. Drop your bags at the station, they're waiting for you in your hotel room when you get there. Hang on to your wallet, there are train robbers who board the train!! GCRR Hotel in Williams was...More

Thank patrick r
Reviewed 2 days ago

You will take one look at the Grand Canyon and wonder how many millions of years it took for a river to carve a trench in this hunk of rock. Geologists say at least 3 million. 277 miles long. 5 miles wide. 1 mile deep....More

Thank Eaton_Out
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the 2nd time I've been here and it's truly breathtaking. I've read bad reviews like "it's just a big hole in the ground..." etc but it's more than that! It's a crack in the earth!! Appreciate how it was formed and the size...More

1  Thank Smilefish598
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Kim E
July 16, 2017|
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Response from Miguel R | Reviewed this property |
you probably get a better deal buying it with your trip. the cost of the helicopter ride here is around $125 + tax
July 5, 2017|
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Response from DanielPofMI | Reviewed this property |
If you have no interest in seeing anything in Vegas, then Phoenix would be the better choice. Try to be in Page the night before doing activities there as the lighting in the canyons is better in the mornings.
Emily N
July 3, 2017|
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Response from Tere K | Reviewed this property |
In May it was already pretty hot and very windy! You can see some vistas. I would highly recommend coming super early before the visitor center opens and walk to the vistas behind the center and then catch the bus out to... More