"We had such a great Guide! He was so knowledgeable and personal to all of us and made the trip so worthwhile. We will definitely recommend this to all of our friends!"

Kaitlyn
Troy, MI

 

"Great tour and the outfit is fantastic. Hope to catch you the next time we come to Sedona and do one of the other trips."

Rob and Lorrie
Escondido, CA

 

 

Red Rock Western HospitalityFAQs
Cancellation & Refund Policies
National Park Service Permit

Red Rock Western Hospitality
Nita's Way

Hi, my name is Nita, Chief Hospitality Provider of Red Rock, and we run our Company, "Nita's Way", a name our Company Owners give us for the standards we hold ourselves to in providing fun, adventure, joy and TOTAL 100% satisfaction to our Guests joining us on our Tours. Some have told me I bleed Hospitality blood from my veins making certain YOU have a FABULOUS time with our wonderful, entertaining, Western Guides, hand picked to give you the kind of Tour I want my closest family and friends to experience which is how I feel about YOU; every one of YOU.

We WOW our Guests sharing our special knowledge and understanding of our BEAUTIFUL Grand Canyon connecting YOU with the Pioneer Spirit of this marvelous land, a Spirit alive and pumping in the Hearts of our Western Guides, here to show YOU a really good time. Awesome is the way you'll feel accompanying us in our expertly driven Red Rock Coaches over one of Earth's most beautiful Treasures; the Grand Canyon.

Western is our middle name and we live up to it at Red Rock Western Grand Canyon Tours giving you the Tour of a lifetime filled with FUN, laughter, adventure and knowledge. That's "Nita's Way", and I promise you we will do everything possible to help you experience the same JOY and loving peace of Western Hospitality this land shares and gives to us that we share and give to YOU our Honored Guest of Red Rock Western Grand Canyon Tours.

We hope to see you soon, and may God Bless!

FAQs
Where do we check in?
With TWO convenient locations to serve our Customers, our Tour Centers are located in the heart of "Uptown Sedona" at 270 N. Highway 89 A and also at “Midtown Sedona” 150W HWY 179 near the roundabout. Uptown Sedona offers Shops of all kinds from Art Galleries to Restaurants to local Native American mercantile stores and our Midtown Sedona location offers superior parking and is next to Red Rock BBQ for snacks, lunch or dinner.

When are Tours available?
We’re open 7AM to 7PM March thru October and 7AM to 6PM November thru February, EVERY day of the year except Christmas day with scheduled Tours leaving daily in the early morning or midday for our Sunset Tour.

How far are you from Phoenix?
We are 98 miles from Phoenix with a drive time of about 2 hours. This is one of the most beautiful scenic drives in Arizona with the convenience of I-17. Elevation rises from 1,000 feet in Phoenix to 5,000 feet within 2 hours, with the flora and ecology changing about every 15-20 miles; a SIGHT to be seen! Along your way, you also pass by the Native American monuments of Montezuma’s Well and Montezuma’s Castle. It's a spectacular scenic journey to enjoy prior to arriving at your Majestic Magical destination of Beautiful Sedona.

How far are you from Las Vegas?
We are approximately 275 miles from Las Vegas with a drive time of about 4.5 hours. This is a Historic Drive across Old Route 66 on I-40. You will have several choices of unique and colorful small towns where you may stop, shop and view on the way. One extra special stop is Williams, AZ Home to Grand Canyon Railway, a Red Rock Western Grand Canyon Tour Partner. Your journey then takes you through historic Flagstaff, AZ and along 89A Oak Creek Canyon, home to the National State Park of Slide Rock.

How far are you from Flagstaff?
We are 26 miles from Flagstaff with a drive time of about 40 minutes. This breathtaking voyage is on 89A through Oak Creek Canyon, a National Treasure. You pass by the State Park of Slide Rock and drive over the Guinness World Book of Records “most curved bridge”. The scenic road takes you through a tree line of seasonal foliage and rock sculptures that will take your breath away.

Do you need to make a reservation?
Yes, for all Tours leaving early morning you will need a reservation at least the day or evening before the Tour departs. Our Sunset Tour is the only tour that leaves midday and it’s possible to reserve that Tour up to 11:00 AM at either of our two Reservation Center locations. See address information above or call 928-282-6667.

What should we wear?
Dress for the season, layers in winter and light clothing for summer. We also suggest comfortable traction tread shoes or tennis shoes, hats or visors, sunscreen and sunglasses.

What should we bring?
Bottled water (plastic), cameras and PLENTY of film.

Can we bring lunch or dinner items and eat it in the Tour Coach?
Snack items are permitted to bring on your Tour. Depending on your Tour, and whether you purchased a meal included Tour, you will be dining either on your own or “meal included” at preferred vendor locations during the day as described for your particular Tour choice.

Are smoking or alcoholic beverages allowed?
There is no smoking or alcohol permitted on our Tour Coaches. As you journey through your day visiting various locations for your sightseeing activities there are some areas designated where smoking and moderate alcoholic beverage usage is permitted.

How many people can go in one Tour Coach?
We seat 9 to 12 plus your Guide. With smaller children a party of 12 are comfortably seated together if that is your desire to keep a party up to that size together. A minimum of 9 passengers excluding the Guide is required for exclusive use of a Tour Coach.

Will there be other people on the Tour Coach with my family?
That depends on the size of your Group. If you have less than 9 people, other passengers may also be on the Tour to fill the Tour Coach to capacity, giving you a chance to make new friends. If your preference is privacy, we do offer Private Tours for a minimum of 9 passengers.

Is there a minimum age for children?
Yes, the minimum age is five years. Child rates are available for children age five through fifteen years old. Children under 16 years old must have a legal adult with them on the Tour. We do have car seats available. Please let us know in advance if your child age five or older requires a child seat.

What is the temperature in the month that we are visiting?
It’s cool to sometimes cold in the winter. In the summer, dress in light layers and you’ll enjoy the primarily cool to balmy and sometimes comfortably warm weather though it’s nice to be in our climate controlled Canyon Coaches anytime of the year in any weather.

What happens if it rains?
The showers in our area are usually very brief, but we do carry rain ponchos in our Tour Coaches.

Are there restrooms at convenient stops?
Our Tours are constructed to include stops at rest room facilities typically not over one hour between facilities from one Tour location to the next. We have public restrooms behind our Uptown Center and in our Midtown Center and suggest you use those before leaving on your Day Tour.

What is the standard tip for our Tour Guide?
The customary 15% to 20% is greatly appreciated by our Guides; however, is entirely up to you. Our Guides are here for your pleasure as their first and foremost priority and it’s up to you any additional gratuity you feel is appropriate. For Groups of 10 or more, a gratuity of 15% is added.

Will we walk much on our Tour?
You will have the opportunity to get out of the Tour Coach to stretch, explore sightseeing locations and to take great photos! Most Tours have minimal walking. The complete descriptions on each Tour page will tell you all about what each Tour offers. All of our Tours have leisurely shopping and dining areas that you’ll explore as well.

Are Red Rock Western Grand Canyon Tour Coaches and Guides safe?
Yes! Our Coaches are well maintained by a certified mechanic team that also maintains the fleet of our Sister Company Red Rock Western Jeep Tours serving Western Hospitality over 27 years with a flawless safety record.

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Cancellation & Refund Policies

A credit card is required to complete your reservation. The full amount of the Tour including tax will be charged to your credit card upon completion of your reservation.

You may cancel your reservation for any reason up to 24 hours prior to your reservation date and a refund will be given to your credit card.

If you do not call to cancel or change your reservation and you do not arrive for your tour the full amount of the tour will remain as a charge to your credit card.

Should we need to cancel a tour due to weather, hazardous road conditions, or National Park Service requests there will be a refund given to your credit card.

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National Park Service Permit
Red Rock Western Grand Canyon Tours follows all National Park Service safety, preservation and information requirements including:

  • Public liability insurance
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Fire extinguishers and first aid kits
  • Regular vehicle inspections by our own full-time mechanics in our company-owned maintenance facility
  • Department of Transportation Regulations

NOTE: A portion of every tour dollar is returned to the N.P.S. for preservation, administration and public information.

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