South Rim Grand Canyon Tour: Excursions from Las Vegas
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1,893 Ratings
Clark County
Experience the breathtaking beauty of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on a guided tour from Las Vegas. Upgrade your tour for discounted IMAX tickets, a hummer tour, or a helicopter flight. Lunch, sightseeing, and hotel pick-up included.
Duration: 14 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Las Vegas Strip - After hotel pickups are finished you will depart immediately to the Grand Canyon. Travel time between Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon is around three hours each way. Your driver will provide an expert commentary along the way. All vehicles are climate controlled and equipped with reclining seats, video monitors restrooms and over-sized windows.
What's Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop off for Las Vegas Strip and Downtown
  • Meal voucher included
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Box lunch at Grand Canyon with helicopter or hummer tour
  • Air-conditioned vehicles
  • Narrated bus tour to Grand Canyon South Rim and Visitors Center
  • Optional helicopter flight over South Rim
  • On-board restrooms on bus
  • Large panoramic windows for scenic views
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • IMAX Movie The Grand Canyon Discovery and Adventure (if option not selected)
  • Helicopter Flight over South Rim (if option not selected)
Additional Information

Unwind and enjoy the ride as your tour guide narrates your trip from Las Vegas to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Enhance your adventure by adding discounted IMAX movie tickets about the canyon at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center. This is the only South Rim bus trip that stops at the center. Additional upgrade options include an exciting hummer trip and an exhilarating helicopter flight through the Canyon. This day tour from Las Vegas includes lunch, a guaranteed 2-hour exploration inside the National Park, and hotel transfer service.

  • Infants 23 months and under are considered a lap child.
  • Children ages 2 years and up require a seat
  • Adult pricing applies to all passengers
  • Collapsible wheelchairs can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them to board and disembark the bus.
  • Buses equipped with a lift are based upon availability and might not be available. Should a bus equipped with a lift be required, a three day advanced notice is required, and you must contact the local tour operator immediately after booking to confirm your request.
  • Motor coaches are climate controlled and equipped with restrooms, reclining seats, video monitors and over-sized windows
  • Please be advised that there may be waiting periods at any point or attraction due to weather or passenger volumes
  • Hotel pickup is available for this tour/activity. Please note: depending on the hotel, buses may not be able to access or enter every property. In this case, pickup may be redirected to a central bus stop or nearby hotel. Exact pickup details will be provided to the guest upon reconfirmation with the local tour operator.
Location
Las Vegas Strip
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
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Rachel_m
Jul 11, 2024
Our First Visit was AWESOME!! - My mom and I really enjoyed this trip! It was all day long. We watched a short film, had a yummy lunch, saw the Grand Canyon, and drove through gorgeous scenery on the way there. Our tour guide Prince and our bus driver Brando were the best!! Prince was very enthusiastic with this tour which made it much better. Brando was a great driver and made our drive feel calm and safe. We were very happy with our day trip to the Grand Canyon as our first visit. Thank you Viator and our whole tour group for making this trip so fun!!!
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M2315jwrh
Jun 27, 2024
South Rim A Must - Great experience! Our host Mike and driver Bernard were exceptional. Long ride but worth it in the end. It helps to ensure a smooth day when all passengers follow the instructions given by the guide, otherwise delays are inevitable. Our guide Mike did a great job keeping everyone well informed and on schedule.
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Jgcavender
Jun 15, 2024
Amazing Excursion! - Mike was friendly and explained everything very well. Beautiful views and no driving for us! Keep in mind that this tour lasts approximately 14 hours. It's worth it!
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Lindsay
Jun 11, 2024
Thanks Mike !! - Went on the Grand Canyon south rim bus tour yesterday. The views were beautiful. Lots of stops for photos and to take in the scenery. Mike our driver was amazing. Gave us lots of information and history about vegas and more. Most of all though was his humour. Even on the way back when everyone was tired he had us all laughing. Completely made the trip. Nicest guy you could meet! Drew Barrymore
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Connie_v
Jun 8, 2024
Grand Canyon Tour - Our driver/tour guide Mike was very informative.The trip was great from Las Vegas.the stops for lunch and dinner were too short.27 people were on our bus and it was hard to get your food and eat and be back on the bus in the allotted time.
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Jjdisneyfan
May 29, 2024
Grand Canyon tour! - Prince our driver was great, he was full of information on the drive. He also had some good information where to take some of the best pictures at the Grand Canyon. I’ll always remember to not be “that guy!”
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U7625oywendyk
May 13, 2024
Worth every second of the journey. - Trip was fantastic. Driver Duane was hands down the best we've ever had. Knowledge and interaction was second to none we've had anywhere in the world. The views were top notch. 100% recommend to anyone visiting the Vegas area.
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Ben_c
Jul 9, 2024
Not good not bad - 1. Willy the driver was great and took care of us well. 2. Greyline should plan better for emergencies. Pick up was delayed by 1.5 hours due to a flat tire on another tour. Greyline should plan have planned for this as it affected our tour (hours spend in the national park) 3. Communication from management to customers can do a lot better. I booked the south rim grand canyon tour but was offered a refund or a change of tour to the west rim in which i chose the latter. The operator did not email me the change in pick up location.
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P7146fvsteveo
Jul 8, 2024
AVOID GREY LINES - I really wish i could say something nice about this tour today with Greylines and our driver and "tour guide" Tony, but I can not..he arrived 50 minutes late, kept us waiting for collection in the oppressive heat and no apology.. during the drive up to the Canyon he just talked a lot of irrelevant stuff that we all found hard to follow. His driving whilst cautious (he is very proud of his 100% driving app) was perhaps over cautious and extremely slow…as a family we were all extremely disappointed with the day and didn’t see any value in the $1,280 USD we paid.. So if Tony arrives in a Mercedes black van #1917, your day is screwed (to be blunt).
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Frances_t
Jun 9, 2024
Prince is bad guide for grayline tour - Our tour was Thursday June 6 Our pick up time was 615 at the Mirage. At 6 the bus showed up. I was just going to get coffee at Starbucks because it just opened. The other person at our stop for pick up was not there yet. Prince the grayline guide said no he was not waiting so I got on the bus. The day continued in this manner with prince barking orders like we were all in bootcamp.  He said we would return to vegas at 915 to 930. We returned at 815 one hour early which was fine but it was at our expense as we were rushed and reprimanded all day.  He said he would give us a precise time to be on the bus and if we were not the entire bus would join him in reprimanding us. He was visibly angry at one hotel when the people were not there on time. At each hotel pick up between 6 and 7 am he loudly blew the bus horn and yelled for the people joining us. At one point 3 Philippine women were talking in there language. He turned to them and asked them if they had earphones. He said they needed them and they coild buy them at The next stop What? . They were talking to each other. I very much appreciate his military service,  2 deployments to Afghanistan, jumping from airplanes and getting shot at and saving his friend when he was blown up . I am grateful for his service however I did not pay almost 1000 for my family and I to go on this tour to be in bootcamp. We were on a tour we paid for not in the military. We were there to enjoy ourselves not be excessively rushed and yelled at. On two occasions in restaurants he came in yelling at everyone to get in the bus. At a truck stop he blew the horn excessively because 2 of the group were not on the bus. He did not say anything about how my hummer tour would work. When I asked he said he would make an announcement but he did not. When we got to the grand canyon he introduced me to the person from.the hummer place.and said she would tell me everything I needed to know which she did. Why did I have to wait and wonder what was going on for 4 hours? Why didn't he just tell me what would happen so I knew. The hummer company and hummer tour and tour guide were EXCELLENT. I am so happy that I chose the hummer tour especially because it gave us less time with Prince as our guide. While we were on the hummer tour our hummer guide told us that Prince was already calling asking if he could get us back early. There were 12 people on the hummer tour. Not only was Prince rushing us he was rushing the other people on the tour who were not from gray line tour.  Our guide got us there early hoping we could enjoy the last stop for a bit because it was part of our tour. We were dropped off early. We went to the rest room. Within 5 min Prince was calling my phone to tell me to get on the bus. This stop had alot of buildings, history, gift shop etc... this should have been part of our tour but was not. When I got on the bus Prince asked how our hummer four was. I said it was great but we did not have time at this stop because he was picking us up early. He said that I had a much better tour on the hummer tour today then any of the other people on the bus tour had today.  What? Isn't it his job to make sure everyone on the bus had a great tour?  On the way back we drove for 3 hours before stopping and then stopped twice 20 min apart. We stopped at McDonald's for dinner. My son and I are vegetarian. McDonald's doesn't have anything for vegetarians. He said there were other restaurants we could walk to. It was 100 degrees. The restaurants were not right next door and Precise instructions that we were to get right back on the bus and eat on the bus. If we were an hour early why did we have to eat on the bus? If we had time to stop again in 20.min why couldn't we stop and eat our food. Not once but 4 times he instructed us that each person om the bus should give a $20 dollar tip to him and the deiver.  There were 3 of us in my group. If each if us gave 20 to him and the driver we would tip $120. That's ridiculous. I paid over 800 for this tour to be rushed, yelled at and forced to give more money in Tips. He said he would be standing at the foot of the bus steps and acting as the tip jar when we got off!  Intimidation is not appropriate. I read several other similar complaints about Prince and yet he is still working for your Grayline. He is still behaving the same as others described. I read the response that the. Behavior of requesting and requiring tips was corrected but it is not corrected. It continued today.  Again, i very much appreciate his military service however, he is not cut out to be a tour guide.  I'd appreciate some restitution for my experience please. Thank you It was myself my husband snd my 27yr old son on the tour The review asked who was with. It will not let me add the accurate info
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