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Marble Canyon Photography Tour

Fully Guided Tour

Photography Paradise!

Interesting Geology!

Single Travelers & Private Tours

We can always accommodate single travelers via private tours.  Often times, we are also able to combine a single traveler with other scheduled parties; please give us a call at 435-644-5506 to discuss the latter option.

Private Tours are available to be booked online.

We go out of our way to open the wonders of the West to EVERYONE.

We are permitted, licensed, and insured.

Dreamland Safari Tours holds Special Use Permits from the Grand Staircase Escalante National MonumentGrand Canyon National Park, the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument/Paria WildernessKanab Bureau of Land Management and Arizona Strip Bureau of Land Management.

Don’t see your preferred departure date or time available via online booking? Give us a call. 

For sunset or sunrise at our more remote locations, we recommend a scheduled or custom overnight or multi-day tour – and we are happy to work with you to develop an itinerary that meets your needs.

All listed tour durations and pickup times are approximate. Please allow 10-20 minutes of pickup time flexibility for unforeseen circumstances and varying pickup logistics. Water and snacks are provided on all tours. A lunch meal is included on all tours of 6+ hours. Vegetarian option available.

We reserve the right to fill all empty seats on non-private tours. Cancellation / Reschedule / Weather policy applies.

Please familiarize yourself with our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS  before contacting us.

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Come with us to several different viewpoints along the remote rim on our Marble Canyon Photography Tour, an original in Arizona Adventure Photography.

Price

Adult $209

Private Tour Upgrade Available?

Yes

Tour Length

8 Hours

Departure Times

8am, 9am, 10am, 11am Mar 1 -Oct 31

Difficulty (1-10)

3

Recommended abilities

Hiking Distances are minimal, but the terrain is uneven. Those with physical difficulties can be accommodated on the Marble Canyon Photography Tour.
No special permit is required for this tour.

Location

Upper Grand Canyon Region

Attractions

Marble Canyon

Special Interests

Geology, Photography, Wildlife, Flowers

These FAQs are specific to this tour. If you would like to view our general FAQs CLICK HERE.

1. Do you offer this trip in the winter?
We only offer the Marble Canyon Photography tour from March 1 through Oct. 31. We do offer our Toroweap tour year-round. This is another remote Grand Canyon north rim view that’s simply incredible.

2. How much hiking will we do on this tour?
We will stop several viewpoints where only short walks over uneven surfaces are required.

3. How much driving will we do?
These are remote viewpoints and considerable driving is required. The tour lasts 8 hours starting and ending in Kanab, Utah. We will spend about 60% of that time, or about 4 hours and 45 minutes driving.

4. What is Marble Canyon?
Marble Canyon is the section of canyon carved by the Colorado River that lies below Lee’s Ferry (Where many Grand Canyon river expeditions begin) and stretches to the confluence of the Colorado River and the Little Colorado River where the Grand Canyon officially begins. Essentially, this is a section of canyon carved by the Colorado River that lies just upstream of the Grand Canyon. It is seldom visited, but that’s not because of its incredible beauty. The solitude of these remote viewpoints is absolutely thrilling.

5. Are there bathrooms at Marble Canyon?
We will pass a flushing toilet about 45 minutes into the tour. Beyond there, there are no facilities. At any time,  you may duck behind a tree or bush for privacy. Bury all solid waste. Do not leave any trash on the ground. Paper must be bagged up and carried back to the truck to be placed in the trash.

6. Are drones allowed at Marble Canyon?
The land extending from the canyon rim of the canyon to the river is part of Grand Canyon National Park and drones are not allowed.

To read more FAQs that are common to all of our tours, visit our FAQs page.

Guest Experiences on the Marble Canyon Tour

We have more than three decades of experience hiking and camping in southern Utah, but nonetheless chose to take Dreamland tours to rough spots that we did not feel comfortable driving to ourselves. The first tour, taken a few years ago with Marjorie as our guide, was to White Pocket–really a must-see. The second (last week) was to Colorado River (Marble Canyon) overlooks in the North Kaibab National Forest, and Orion was our guide this time. Again, we had a great time. Our guides were fun to talk to, lunches were wholesome, and they were good drivers. We are planning to take another Dreamland tour early next year. Highly recommended.

wre2018 – August 26, 2018
TripAdvisor

When you are visiting Kanab, take a tour with Dreamland. This is my second tour with them. Both times they have exceeded my expectations. From the moment I booked the tour with Meagan to the trip with Will, it was a pleasure.
We learned so much, had many great photo ops, and then had our lunch while enjoying a beautiful vista.

JanineCarolina – September 17, 2013
TripAdvisor

We went on private tour to White Pocket 2 years ago with a terrific guide from this company and decided that once in a lifetime is not enough, so went back to southern Utah to do it again. This time we had Ron for our guide and he was the best guide EVER! He was committed to making this trip different from the one two years ago, so took us there through a different and really beautiful, although nearly impossible for anyone without tons of experience to drive, route. We passed gorgeous scenery, and he found and stopped at the perfect spots for photos every time we said “wow”. He took us into White Pocket through a lower entrance so it all looked different. Just an incredible day with a wonderful, informative guide whose only mission for the day was for us to have a unique and wonderful experience. Two days later, we did another all day private tour with these same folks, to Marble Canyon. Last time we went with them to Peekaboo Canyon. Every time it’s a great day with guides who are totally focused on your having a great day.

TravellingJan – June 10, 2018
TripAdvisor

Very special to be all alone at the rim of the Grand Canyon, what a view! And we had a super guide, Bret, on our tour who was very knowledgeable.

iwanvandijk – May 3, 2019
TripAdvisor

Single Travelers & Private Tours

We can always accommodate single travelers via private tours ($799).  Often times, we are also able to combine a single traveler with other scheduled parties; please give us a call at 435-644-5506 to discuss the latter option.

Private Tours are available to be booked online.

Our Marble Canyon Photography Tour features a spectacular and secluded stretch of the Colorado River between Glen Canyon and the Grand Canyon. These views, however, are nothing short of grand.

Marble Canyon Tour

Walk around on the rim and find unique angles that maybe no one else has on this Dreamland exclusive tour. You will find an endless array of overlooks, angles, bends, and foreground frames for these dramatic landscapes. Let’s go explore!

PLEASE NOTE: For optimal photographic results, this tour is best taken during the regular season April-September. In the winter months, from some of the overlooks the canyon is in perpetual shade or has a very limited window of full light due to the low angle of the sun.

Fully Guided Tour

Photography Paradise!

Interesting Geology!

We go out of our way to open the wonders of the West to EVERYONE.

We are permitted, licensed, and insured.

Dreamland Safari Tours holds Special Use Permits from the Grand Staircase Escalante National MonumentGrand Canyon National Park, the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument/Paria WildernessKanab Bureau of Land Management and Arizona Strip Bureau of Land Management.

Don’t see your preferred departure date or time available via online booking? Give us a call. 

For sunset or sunrise at our more remote locations, we recommend a scheduled or custom overnight or multi-day tour – and we are happy to work with you to develop an itinerary that meets your needs.

All listed tour durations and pickup times are approximate. Please allow 10-20 minutes of pickup time flexibility for unforeseen circumstances and varying pickup logistics. Water and snacks are provided on all tours. A lunch meal is included on all tours of 6+ hours. Vegetarian option available.

We reserve the right to fill all empty seats on non-private tours. Cancellation / Reschedule / Weather policy applies.

Please familiarize yourself with our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS  before contacting us.

Contact us

To contact us with other specific questions or begin Making Reservations click the “Book Now” Button on each tour page or click Contact Us for info on how to give us a call or shoot us an email.

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