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Water Holes Canyon

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Hidden gem and better than Antelope Canyon

Almost a private tour, no rush to take pictures and plenty of time to enjoy the scenery. Very nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Quite and a lot to see

We took a tour with guide Cody on Sept. 4th. This was a wonderful trip. Waterholes Canyon is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Morganville, New Jersey
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The slot canyon is spectacular with very few tourists. The tour was dysfunctional and potentially dangerous. The guide drove much too fast, particularly on the five mile desert road to the canyon. The ride is on a truck outfitted with bench seats in back with...More

Thank Ron G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost a private tour, no rush to take pictures and plenty of time to enjoy the scenery. Very nice Indian family who shows you this amazing Canyon. Antelope Canyon is too busy and too crowded. Waterhole Canyon is a true hidden gem!

Thank Nikki2520
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a tour with guide Cody on Sept. 4th. This was a wonderful trip. Waterholes Canyon is a kind of long walk with so much varieties on sand stones. We had many surprises for every turn. Our guide Cody was great. He loved nature!...More

1  Thank danliu302
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to visit this canyon since the tours of Antelope Canyon were all full for the day. Our best decision! Waterhole canyon is easy to find. Arrival on the spot, no other tourist on the horizon. Since this year, it is now necessary to...More

4  Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When in Page, we did The Water Holes canyon and Antelope Canyon. I would recommend both. They are different. The nice part about water hole canyon is that you have the canyon almost by yourself (very small group, in our case 5 plus the guide)...More

1  Thank A_and_R007
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Water Holes Canyon is outrageously beautiful, and Charlotte, our guide, was delightful. You need to disregard any negative reviews from before May 2018, because that’s when they opened the canyon up to guided tours. Since May, they have installed ladders, ramps, etc. to make it...More

13  Thank Arlene S
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We took the tour of Waterhole Canyon because we have been to both upper and liwe Antelope Canyon in the past and we were looking for new off the grid place to visit. The tour just started on May 1st so there were no reviews...More

5  Thank C T
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We purchased the Navajo permit through the mailed but when we arrived at the canyon, around 4:30, the tour group explained it was now private. They honored our permit and we did about half the canyon on our own, with no guide. There last tour...More

6  Thank Donna S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We visited in April. Went to Leechee to get the hiking permit for 12$. Started hiking about 2pm and finished about 4pm. Definitely worth your time in this place. It's amazing experience. Not crowded. We only saw few people in the canyon. Super narrow and...More

7  Thank Jovita V
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We went to the white trailer to get permits and they said starting today, may 1, they were not giving permits and that you have to use the tour company. We drove to the parking area and they said the same thing. The only tour...More

20  Thank J W
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16 October 2018|
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Response from Nikki2520 | Reviewed this property |
Navajo Family Waterhole Canyon Experience (this is also facebook name and instagram) 928-660-2031 No children under 7 HWY 89, Milepost 542 (5 miles south of Page) Peak season: 7am-5pm Off season: 8am-5pm If you have more... More
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8 September 2018|
Response from BBGCR | Reviewed this property |
Water Holes is a self-hike, but you need a permit. Search Water Holes Canyon on TripAdvisor for more details.
2 September 2018|
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Response from Jovita V | Reviewed this property |
From 1st of May you need to book a tour. We visited in April, so we paid just 12$ :)
20 August 2018|
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Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
There is no tour that I know of. If you don't feel save with your 2-year old, turn around. It is a fairly rigorous climb down into the canyon, but elderly people make it in and out. The Water Holes canyons are $12/person... More
20 July 2018|
Response from J W | Reviewed this property |
When I was there May 1, they had a tent set up on the side of the road where the parking area is to enter water holes canyon.