Grand Canyon Association Field Institute
South Rim Bus Tours
Bicycle Rentals and Guided Bicycle Tours on the South Rim
Bicycle rental services, as well as guided bicycle tours are provided by
Bright Angel Bicycles. They are located by the Visitor Center. They also offer a coffee bar with a "grab and go" food and beverage service targeted toward hikers, bikers and pedestrians.
Bicycle rentals and guided bicycle tours are available between April 1 and October 31 (other times when weather permits - check their website for current availability) The coffee bar/ cafe is open all year. Learn More...
Mule Trips - North and South Rim
Guided Hikes - North and South Rim
Day hikes and walks led by Park Rangers take place throughout the year.
Additional options exist for guided hiking at Grand Canyon National Park. More...
3-21 Day White Water Raft Trips
One Day Raft Trips
One-day raft trips on the Colorado River are available below Glen Canyon Dam. The trips are not offered during the winter months.
Colorado River Discovery offers smooth-water trips from Glen Canyon Dam to Lees Ferry. Trips begin in Page, Arizona, 140 miles from Grand Canyon Village. Reservations are required. When visiting the park, check with the Transportation Desks in Bright Angel, Maswik, or Yavapai Lodges to book a trip.
South Rim Air Tours
All scenic air tours are based outside of Grand Canyon National Park. Both fixed-wing and helicopter tours of the Grand Canyon region are offered daily.
Some air operators also fly to the Grand Canyon Airport from Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona or Las Vegas, Nevada. For a list of air tour operators with links to their websites, view ADOT's listing here.
Jeep and Van Tours
Join an off-road trip or travel by van to viewpoints along the canyon rim. Tour the park with local guides and learn about human history, wildlife, geology and folklore.
Off-road and van tours are based outside of the park. The Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce website has information about companies that offer guided tours.
National Forest Trail Rides - South Rim
Durung the seasin, one-hour and two-hour trail rides through the pines of the Kaibab National Forest and twilight campfire and wagon rides are available. Both horses and mules are utilized. Apache Stables is located just outside of the South Entrance to Grand Canyon National Park at the north end of the community of Tusayan. For information and reservations call (928) 638-2891.