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Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra

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Stone Corral at the head of the Bright Angel Trail, South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 303-297-2757
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Thoroughly enjoyable venture

I booked the 3 hour morning mule ride along the top rim, which began and ended at the Yaki mule... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
LoneRanger701
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London, United Kingdom
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Trip of a Lifetime!

This is a really thorough review, so I apologize for the lengthy write up. In a nutshell this is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AnnetteL75
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San Diego, California
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Stone Corral at the head of the Bright Angel Trail, South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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+1 303-297-2757

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I booked the 3 hour morning mule ride along the top rim, which began and ended at the Yaki mule barn, near the South Kaibab trailhead. I found the whole experience, from initial booking process at the Bright Angel Lodge, to the bus collection and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really thorough review, so I apologize for the lengthy write up. In a nutshell this is a must do experience. If you have the opportunity to go, do this trip - you will not regret it. Let me start by saying this...More

4  Thank AnnetteL75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many people book a year in advance, but being a single rider, I was lucky to reserve a spot with just a few months notice. I took the overnight ride to Phantom Ranch, which has been on my bucket list for years, and it went...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mom, aunt, and I did this mule trip with an overnight at Phantom Ranch. The booking process over the phone was easy and informative and their website gives you all the details you need for what to pack. I also found an incredibly useful...More

Thank nunce1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 of us took the Canyon Vistas Mule Ride, which cost nearly $600 for the 4 of us, and we were completely disappointed. I would not recommend this ride to anyone! The advertisement says "Wranglers will stop six times along the trail to provide interpretive...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Alecia was fabulous! Very informative about the benefits of controlled burns, the mule operations were second to none, felt completely safe.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

My husband and I did the rim trail mule ride in May 2017. This trip to the Grand Canyon was our first as adults and both of us only remember driving around to lookout points when we came as kids. We wanted to do something...More

1  Thank Whitney V
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Anyone who is afraid of heights this is a ride you can do. I am one who does not do heights very well. The mules on this tour are very gentil. They like to walk closer to the edge, but with their vision of all...More

2  Thank William D
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We took the 2 day mule trip to the bottom of the canyon and stayed overnight at Phantom Ranch. The views along the way were breathtaking and we saw parts of the canyon you'd never see any other way. Definitely a once in a lifetime...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I made reservations for my husband and grandson to take the rim mule ride, three hours along the rim ($135 per person). The day before you check in at the Bright Angel Lodge where you complete paperwork and are weighed (completely dressed with gear, you...More

1  Thank Alicia N
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Shelby A
28 August 2017|
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Response from Dean L | Reviewed this property |
Be sure to call in 48 hours ahead of time to confirm your reservation. If you think you might be late just tell them but if you don't call to confirm and arrive late your reservation may be given to someone else if there is... More
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Shelby A
23 August 2017|
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Response from voyager2PA | Reviewed this property |
I think it was 8 to 8, but I am not certain. Highly recommended to call ahead. Plus you must call 2 days before the ride to verify the reservation. Good time to ask that question.
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stockport1965
22 July 2017|
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Response from Hilary H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, absolutely they could. We didn't experience any pain after but someone suggested we take Advil before/after the ride and so maybe that did the trick.
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