Antelope Canyon is located just outside of Page, Arizona.
You can drive about 4 ½ hours from Las Vegas or Phoenix. There is shuttle service from Las Vegas to Page with National Park Express, which is about $95.
It takes about 4 ½ hours to drive from Las Vegas to Page and Antelope Canyon.
Antelope Canyon is open every day.
Antelope Canyon was created by nature, mostly by flash flooding. Powerful rainwater flows through the canyon when it rains, shaping and carving the unique formations in the sandstone.
No, Antelope Canyon is not a National Park. It is part of the Navajo Nation Parks and Recreation and is completely on the Navajo Reservation.
That is a great question. It is said that whichever section you visit will be the best! Each area has different formations, colors, and shapes, but all of Antelope Canyon is incredible. Different tour companies operate tours to sections of Antelope Canyon. You will experience amazing sights at any area of the slot canyon. Choosing a specific tour depends on finding the right time slot and price that works for you.
Most people say that the part of Antelope Canyon that they visit has to be the best area. It is hard to absorb all the beauty that it offers. It is not as important which area you visit as much as IF you visit. Just go!
Oh yes! It is well worth the time and travel to experience Antelope Canyon. Visitors come from all over the globe to enjoy the beauty of this rare, natural masterpiece. There are other slot canyons, but nowhere else is quite like Antelope Canyon.
Antelope Canyon does require an admission ticket with a scheduled tour time. Prices vary depending on which section of the canyon and which tour company you use.
No, visitors are not allowed into Antelope Canyon alone. All guests must enter with a Navajo guide and must be booked as part of a set tour.
No, all visitors are required to enter Antelope Canyon on a tour with a Navajo guide.
Yes, you can drive yourself to Antelope Canyon.
Tours to Antelope Canyon are available year-round and open daily.
Antelope Canyon is located on the Navajo Reservation. All tour companies that operate tours there must be Navajo owned and operated.
The iron content in the soil and rock creates hues of orange, red, gold, and brown. The colored layers help to create the patterns and stripes.
The name is derived from Navajo stories about antelope that grazed along the canyon in the wintertime.
Antelope Canyon has only become so popular in the last few decades. Social media has fueled awareness and interest in the magnificent beauty of Antelope Canyon.
It is only about 15 minutes between Horseshoe Bend and Upper or Lower Antelope Canyon.
No, visitors must have a Navajo Guide to tour Antelope Canyon.
Antelope Canyon about ten minutes outside Page, Arizona, in Northern Arizona.
Antelope Canyon is about a 3-hour drive from Sedona.
Antelope Canyon is in Northern Arizona, just south of the state border with Utah.
It is about a 2.5-hour drive from Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim, to Antelope Canyon.
Antelope Canyon and Zion National Park are very different. Antelope Canyon is a winding, narrow slot canyon. Zion is a large park with a wide valley and steep canyon walls on both sides. They are quite different, and both should be visited.
Antelope Canyon is a small, narrow slot canyon with many angles, shapes and colors. The Grand Canyon is an incredibly wide, deep, and expansive canyon. They are practically opposite in every way, other than both being called canyons.
Bryce Canyon National Park is actually not a canyon at all. Bryce is a natural amphitheater with beautiful shapes called hoodoos. Antelope Canyon is a narrow slot canyon with stunning colors, shapes, and rock formations. They are very different from each other.
Yes, both destinations are combined in Day Tours from Las Vegas. If you are driving yourself to the area, you can conveniently visit both destinations the same day.
Day tours from Las Vegas usually include visits to both Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend.
Both slot canyons are beautiful, and each is worthy of a visit. Antelope Canyon is more popular, but Peekaboo Canyon is less crowded and can more easily be combined with a tour of Zion National Park. It would be best to visit both areas, instead of choosing one over the other.