A group of passengers aboard a Colorado River rafting tour in Glen Canyon

Canyon and River Adventures

Visitors to the Grand Canyon National Park have the opportunity to turn their vacation into a thrilling adventure through the Southwest. This Colorado River rafting tour starts with an airplane flight from the Grand Canyon Airport aboard a sightseeing airplane and features aerial sights of the canyon. You'll touch down in Page, Arizona - where you'll tour the world-recognized Antelope Canyon before embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime rafting trip along the Colorado River. You'll drift peacefully between the ancient rock walls and you'll even float through the world-famous Horseshoe Bend before you arrive back in the Grand Canyon National Park area.

Departure: Grand Canyon National Park

Destination: Page/Antelope Canyon

Duration: 11 Hours

Transportation: Airplane | River Raft | Shuttle

Upgrades Available: None

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Set off on a grand adventure that combines sightseeing via air, water, and land! This tour departs from the Grand Canyon National Park Airport on a scenic flight aboard a sightseeing airplane. Sit back in air-conditioned comfort and witness the breathtaking scenery below you as the flight soars over the Grand Canyon's Eastern Rim, the Colorado River, and the sparkling expanse of Lake Powell as you reach the city of Page, Arizona.

After landing, you'll climb aboard a 4-wheel drive vehicle and head to the world-famous Lower Antelope Canyon for a guided tour. Your Navajo guide will share history, point out unique rock formations, and offer suggestions to capture the best possible photos of this mystical slot canyon.

The final leg of this adventure is a scenic 18-mile journey up the Colorado River aboard a motorized raft launching from the historic Lee's Ferry. During your journey, your river guide will explain the history of Glen Canyon, as well as point out the native animals that inhabit the area. Your river tour also includes a stop on the river bank to view ancient petroglyphs interpreted by your guide. Back on the water, your raft will wind its way through the incredible Horseshoe Bend before docking back at Lee's Ferry. Ground transportation back to the Grand Canyon National Park area includes a visit to the legendary Cameron Trading Post. Total tour time is approximately 12.5 - 13 hours.

All guests must be at least 4 years old to enjoy this experience.

Mobility Restrictions - Due to the steep slopes and several narrow pathways within Antelope Canyon, and the sandy footing, this tour is not recommended for pregnant women, is not wheelchair accessible and prohibits passengers with limited movement capabilities.

Tour includes a set boxed lunch (no substitutions).

  • Flight from Grand Canyon to Page, AZ
  • Aerial Views of Grand Canyon's Eastern Rim, the Colorado River, Lake Powell, and Horseshoe Bend
  • Guided Tour of Antelope Canyon
  • River Rafting Trip
  • See Ancient Petroglyphs
  • Return Ground Transfers
  • Box Lunch

Total Tour Duration

Approximately 11 hours from start to finish

Flight Duration

Approximately 1 hour

Antelope Canyon

Approximately 1.5 hours, including transfers

Time Spent at Glen Canyon

Approximately 2.5 hours


Check-In at our private terminal at the Grand Canyon National Park Airport.

Airplane Flight

See views of the Grand Canyon's Eastern Rim, the Colorado River, Lake Powell, and Horseshoe Bend en route to Page, Arizona

Lower Antelope Canyon

Arrive at Page airport and board a 4-wheel drive vehicle for transfers to Antelope Canyon. Learn about its creation while taking picture-perfect photos of this mystical slot canyon with the assistance of your very knowledgeable guide.

Raft Trip

Transfer from Antelope Canyon to Wilderness River Adventures for check-in. Then depart from the historic Lee's Ferry where the 18-mile rafting trip begins.

Petroglyph Stop

A quick stop is made along the river bank to stretch your legs and enjoy a short hike to view the ancient petroglyphs.

Horseshoe Bend

Continue your raft trip through Glen Canyon and as you make your way up the Colorado River, you'll see the famous Horseshoe Bend.


The rafting tour concludes once you arrive back at Lee's Ferry where return transfers will be waiting. Travel through parts of the Navajo Indian Reservations with a quick stop at the historic Cameron Trading Post prior to returning to the Grand Canyon National Park area.


Guests must provide their own transportation to our Grand Canyon Terminal

Drop-off locations are limited to Grand Hotel, Holiday Inn, Red Feather Lodge, Canyon Plaza Hotel, Best Western Squire Inn, and Maswik Lodge.