COVID-19 and Antelope Canyon Update

COVID-19 and Antelope Canyon Update

We are open and on the road leading travelers to the amazing wonders of the desert southwest, and nothing could make us happier. Some things have changed while we have been gone, read more below.

Antelope Canyon

The Navajo Nation has ordered that all tribal parks, including Antelope Canyon, be closed since March 14th, 2020. They have not set a reopening date and we don’t expect them to open any time soon.

All tours with Antelope Canyon in the itinerary will be closed until they reopen. We are taking bookings for Antelope Canyon tours starting in May, but if Antelope Canyon has not reopened by then, we will be canceling those bookings for a full refund.

Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park is closed for tour operators. They have not set a date to reopen to tour operators, we will keep this post updated with any news.

Because of Grand Canyon and Antelope Canyon being closed, we will not be running our 2 Day Grand Canyon Antelope Canyon Tour until the Grand Canyon allows us to return. We hope this will occur in June, and we are taking bookings for this tour starting June 1st.

Grand Canyon West Rim is not park of the Grand Canyon National Park, and it is open. We have a great day tour to the Grand Canyon West Rim, Seven Magic Mountains, and the Hoover Dam. All stops along this tour are open.

Seven Magic Mountains


Safety has always been our number one priority. The most important part of our jobs as tour guides is getting you from place to place in a safe and comfortable manner. Our caution behind the wheel hasn’t changed. Here is what has:

  • Following Nevada state guidelines, we require face coverings while in the tour van.
  • We clean, disinfect, and air out our vans during and after every tour.
  • We closely monitor tour guides temperature and health. All tours have a backup tour guide that can step in if a tour guide is feeling ill.
  • We stock vans with hand sanitizer and tour guides disinfect high touch surfaces throughout the tour.

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Matthew Meier
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