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Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rode "One Night Frank" down and back from Phantom earlier this week. This was a solo trip for me and I so enjoyed myself. Guides Simon and Chelsea were professional, kind, and interesting. I stayed in a cabin at Phantom. It had a private...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Yvonne provided us with a very fun and informative tour of the South rim. The mules were very sure-footed and experienced and each of them had their own distinct personality which made it fun. This tour is not for anyone with back, hip, or knee...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Did the up and down — fortunately stayed at Phantom Ranch to recover for two nights in between — on a mule named Joey. You should not accept Joey, under any circumstances. On multiple occasions on the way down, he almost sent us over the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

There is lots of things you can learn about the canyon. My spouse and I have been there twice before and this is one of the highlights of our experiences there. The only thing to top this is the view at Shoshone Point. My advice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Took the three hour mule ride along the south rim with my husband and 11 year old grandson. A wonderful experience for all three of us. Beautiful scenery, excellent and friendly guide (Simon) and staff. Very comfortable and reassuring during instruction phase. Mules behaved well....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Riding the mules along the rim is a definite bucket list to do! The guides were great and the views are unbelievable! Perfect length of time for the ride! And the cowboy jokes were funny too! The mules are well behaved and slow paced. Ride...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

I’m so happy I was able to do this rim ride! It was truly one of the best experiences! Make sure you book as far in advance as possible, they book up very quickly! I’m a very experienced rider and my mule, Dubby, had some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

My husband and I (early 60's) did this on a beautiful day in October. It was a great way to see wildlife, parts of the Rim we had not visited and just spend a wonderful afternoon outdoors. Emma, our guide, was friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Took the North Rim ride, great staff all very helpful. The only complaint was, we were told by email and over the phone and the day before that we needed a wide brimmed hat so we bought 3. only to find that on the day,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

My friend and I did the rim ride in December. Beware if you go in the winter, it was brutally cold. I've read some of the reviews and laugh as it's well stated there are two rides and yes the rim just does the rim....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from Lynn S | Reviewed this property |
You can walk down, spend the night at Phantom Ranch (or camp), have breakfast and walk back up, but you need reservations (for breakfast and Ranch). They say it fills up months in advance, but you may get an opening. The... More
October 13, 2018|
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Response from 238deanl | Reviewed this property |
If you ride to Phantom Ranch you'll be extremely close to the edge at times. Because of the way mules turn (their backs don't bend like horses - think semi-trailer making a turn), there were times your outer leg will be out... More
September 28, 2017|
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