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Mather Point

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Mather Point

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Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with optional Skywalk

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This Grand Canyon day tour has it all! Avoid the crowds at the canyon as this tour picks up from select hotels, giving you more time to enjoy your destination! Enroute to the West Rim and exclusive to this particular tour, you'll enjoy a hot, sit-down breakfast at a restaurant. This tour also includes a bonus stop at the Hoover Dam Memorial Bridge where you can capture incredible photos of the Dam! Continuing onto the Grand Canyon, your tour guide will tell you all about the Canyon and the Hualapai Indians. Included is admission to the West Rim, VIP bus access at the Canyon (an exclusive benefit for this tour only), Breakfast, BBQ lunch on the canyon rim and two bottles of water. Return to Las Vegas at approximately 5pm.
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Jim M wrote a review Jan 2021
Muncie, Indiana332 contributions86 helpful votes
Easy to get to from the visitor center, but don't get fooled by the signs saying "5 minute walk". Depending where you park, it is a steady uphill slope to the point. However, I did see one gentleman in wheelchair as he was coming down, so it is not a hard slope. Views in about 270 degrees let you see what seems like a lot of The Canyon, but it is only enough to make you want more.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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TrailTrekker15 wrote a review Dec 2020
Tallahassee, Florida3,361 contributions389 helpful votes
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Mather Point was my first stop at Grand Canyon National Park. It is only a short walk from the South Rim Visitor’s Center. The view is absolutely jaw dropping! Pictures of the Grand Canyon simply cannot do it justice! I was fortunate to arrive on a cold day with light crowds. Also, the cliffs were covered in a light snow which added to the beauty of the scene before me. This is by far the most accessible location to see the Canyon.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Rodney B wrote a review Nov 2020
Waukesha, Wisconsin1,057 contributions251 helpful votes
We almost didn't stop here as we spent most of our time in the village, but we were glad we did. Great views and a beautiful area. You paved path goes out over a rock outcrop and gives you great views in 180 degrees. The ampitheater is nearby and a nice place to sit. This is a short walk from the main visitors center.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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TravelingSoccerLoon wrote a review Nov 2020
Saint Paul, Minnesota821 contributions413 helpful votes
Spectacular views of the Canyon. If you only have time to visit one or two observation points, Mather and Yavapai Points are probably the best and most convenient. However, they are also probably the most visited spots as they are near the Visitor Center unless you visit during the off season or during a pandemic and it is 34 F like it was when we were there in late October. There is a cool ledge that extends out into the canyon with no safety barriers just west of Mather Point. Try to see other vistas like Mohave and Hopi Point along the road to Hermit's Rest or Moran or Lipan Points along the East Rim Drive.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Sy N wrote a review Nov 2020
San Francisco, California524 contributions97 helpful votes
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The views at Mather Point were amazing and just a short walk away from the parking lot. Here you can connect to the rim trail and walk whichever direction you like. Of course, even in the offseason there were people on the vista points along the way (including dummies risking their lives for the perfect IG shot...).
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Date of experience: November 2020
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