Sedona

Grand Canyon Sunset Tour from Sedona

Sedona, USA
Grand Canyon Sunset Tour from Sedona
  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Watch the sun set over the Grand Canyon on a full-day sightseeing tour from Sedona, and some some of the desert’s most scenic places. Drive through Oak Creek Canyon and the Painted Desert, stop at a Native American trading post, visit spectacular overlooks on the South Rim and have dinner at one of the national park lodges. This Grand Canyon day trip includes pickup and drop-off at Sedona hotels, National Park fees, and dinner, and it's limited to 14 people for personal service.
  • Full-day Grand Canyon tour with round-trip transportation from Sedona
  • Follow a scenic route through the desert
  • Shop at the Cameron Trading Post
  • See the Grand Canyon in the dramatic evening light
  • Visit a series of viewpoints on the South Rim
  • Eat dinner at one of the national park lodges

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • National Park fees
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water
  • Local taxes
  • HOTEL INFORMATION REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE
  • Arizona State Law Requires All Children Eight Years and Younger to be in a Car Seat/Booster Seat.
  • Gratuity Not Included, 15-20% recommended
  • Guests are required to provide their own car seat/booster seat for their tour.

Meeting and Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

11:00 AM

Pickup details

*Complimentary Sedona/Village of Oak Creek & Flagstaff hotel pickup (Flagstaff pickup within city limits only). HOTEL INFORMATION REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE Departs Daily 11-11:30 am and returns approximately 9:30-10pm. (Duration 10.5 hours) Departure/return times are seasonally adjusted to catch the shifting sunset

What To Expect

Meet a driver at your Sedona hotel for pickup, then begin the 109 mile (175 km) trip to the Grand Canyon. The drive itself is a highlight, following a route through the scenic Oak Creek Canyon to views of the San Francisco Peaks, a volcanic mountain range that towers over the surrounding landscape.

You’ll see the otherworldly rock formations of the Painted Desert, and take a break at the Cameron Trading Post, where you can browse handicrafts and artwork made by local members of the Zuni, Hopi, and Navajo tribes.

When you arrive at Grand Canyon National Park, you’ll have views down into the Little Colorado River Gorge, and pause at a series of overlooks for views into the canyon. See the Desert View Watchtower that looms at the edge of the South Rim, get the most expansive views on the South Rim from Lipan Point, then visit Yavapai Point, where a 600-foot (183-meter) drop exposes layers of the Grand Canyon’s 1.8 billion-year-old rocks.

Finish your time at the South Rim with dinner at one of the national park lodges, then begin the return trip to Sedona, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.

Grand Canyon South Rim

3 hours Admission Ticket Included

Oak Creek Canyon (Pass By)

Lipan Point

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Grand Canyon Desert View Watchtower

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Angel's Gate Tours (Pass By)

Cameron Trading Post

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Little Colorado River Overlook

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • HOTEL INFORMATION REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE
  • Arizona State Law Requires All Children Eight Years and Younger to be in a Car Seat/Booster Seat. Guests are required to provide their own car seat/booster seat for their tour.
  • Departs Daily 11-11:30 am and returns approximately 9:30-10pm. (Duration 10.5 hours)
  • Departure/return times are seasonally adjusted to catch the shifting sunset
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Kerry_M
Our guide, Steve, was awesome! He was fun and extremely knowledgeable about the area. The best thing about Steve was he adjusted the trip to meet the feel of our group. We stopped at 5-6 different spots to get different views of the canyon. He knew the best place to see the sunset for the time of year. He encouraged each couple (there were 4 couples on our tour) to find “your spot” for watching the sunset. He helped us find a little ledge to sit out on and even took a picture of us from afar (see photo of the canyon with our silhouette on the far right). The best part of the sunset wasn’t watching the Sun (or ball as Steve called it) go down. The best part was looking where the sun was still shining on the canyon and seeing the colors change. We highly recommend this tour!

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Peter_R, Apr 2024
The whole experience was great Stevee was very accommodating, friendly and super knowledgeable Food was good Van was comfortable ! We had a great day, thank you!
Great tour, substandard dinner
Richard_S, Mar 2024
Brad was great, and very informative. The canyon itself was, of course, amazing, so we did get what we signed up for. The one disappointment was our dinner, which had to be rescheduled for after the tour, so rather late, and was also moved from the promised "national park lodge" to the restaurant at the Cameron Trading Post. I had no expectation of anything grand, and I am not a picky eater, but the meal was nearly inedible, ending with a stale cookie in a plastic wrapper. Otherwise, we were very glad we took the tour.
Wow!
Roderick_L, Mar 2024
Great day. Stanton gave us a very personalized tour with time to enjoy each stop. Excellent recommendations on how to get the most out of each stop.
Great experience
Mandy_R, Mar 2024
Brad was an excellent tour guide. He was knowledgeable and friendly. The Grand Canyon was amazing as expected.
PT 2024
Nicole_M, Feb 2024
Girls trip to beautiful Grand Canyon. Love the ease of booking through Viator. Annual trip to a different state and it was Sedona Arizona this year.
100% worth it! Beautiful sunset!
Jenn_P, Feb 2024
This was a great tour! Stanton was amazing and was super great with our young kids! We had the best time exploring the Grand Canyon south Rim and watching the sunset at the Grand Canyon. Stanton showed us all the best places and found us a sunset spot that we had all to ourselves!! (We went Feb 2024). I’m so glad we did a tour versus doing it ourselves.
First timers
William_E, Feb 2024
Great day! Brad is so friendly and so full of interesting information. Definitely a great way to experience the Grand Canyon as beginners.
Worth every penny
Barbara_F, Feb 2024
Watching the setting sun spread out and appear like a colourful ocean. Loved the unique experience. Our guide, Brad, was EXTREMELY knowledgeable about Arizona, the First Nations people, flora and fauna etc
One of the wonders of the world
Epuig19, Jan 2024
Everything was very amazing and memorable since pick up to the trip to the Grand Canyon.Our guide Kurt was excellent very knowledgeable and conversational always educating us about the history and the particularities of Arizona as state and much more about Sedona and Grand Canyon including deep knowing of geology . It was very unique and cultivating for every member of my family .
A great introductory trip to the Grand Canyon, with a wonderful guide and simply amazing views.
Marissa_G, Jan 2024
Our tour guide (Steve) was great -- super knowledgeable, very friendly, great with our kids. He set our expectations and delivered. Not to mention, the views were just WOW. For going in December and with young kids (6 and 9), this was a great introductory trip to the Grand Canyon!
Do this for sure!
Bryan_B, Dec 2023
Sheldon is the best! I took a Sunset Grand Canyon tour from Sedona. Sheldon was in time, polite, informative and funny! My 3 teenage girls and I loved the tour, learning and the pictures. Absolutely worth it, highly recommend!
Fun and exciting!
Frank_P, Dec 2023
A great experience with Stanton he was a great guide very knowledgeable and entertaining. He knew all the best spots! Could not recommend enough!
Sunset at the Grand Canyon
Jay_O, Nov 2023
Our tour to the Sunset at the Grand Canyon was a fun and exciting adventure. Our tour guide, Stanton, was very helpful in getting us to the right places. His professionalism in informing us of different areas, and history was very useful. Stanton was also very courteous, and helpful in all phases of our trip.
Sheldon was amazing and...
Alyssa_H, Nov 2023
Sheldon was amazing and he truly made the experience amazing! He was so knowledgeable about everything and we were so grateful for him! Highly recommend!
Spectacular
William_C, Nov 2023
Brad, was an excellent guide. His knowledge of the canyon his great personality gave us the experience of a lifetime.
An excellent sunset tour of the beautiful Grand Canyon!
Lynda_G, Nov 2023
This was such a wonderful experience. I highly recommend the sunset tour. Our guide, Steven was excellent. He was so knowledgeable and personable. He helped us with our photographs and was always concerned with our comfort.
Fun GC day
terry_c, Oct 2023
Driver/guide Steve was friendly and soooo knowledgeable. He made the tour special! Definitely recommend
Sunset tour of Grand Canyon
Robin_Y, Oct 2023
Loved that Brad our host has vast knowledge of area, made trip educational and enjoyable. The clouds got in the way at end of sunset but was still gorgeous
Beautiful Sunset
Gordon_R, Sep 2023
Enjoyed our day tour of Grand Canyon. It was wonderful and a beautiful sunset. Our 2nd time coming here.
Grand Canyon Sunset
Nicole_L, Sep 2023
Brad was a great guide and had lots of information to share with us! The Grand Canyon tour was great with a few stops along the way. Dinner was delicious at a tavern place. The sunset was very memorable and we found a great spot to watch it!
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