Designed for experienced to professional photographers only. If you are looking for our standard tour, please see this page. Limited seating; maximum 12 per day. Advance Reservations highly recommended. Our guide will be available to patrol traffic and point out highlights of the canyon. Tours are not a Photo workshop.
Antelope Canyon is closed to the public and only accessible by tour.
Antelope Canyon Tours by Carolene Ekis is Navajo Indian Owned and is licensed by the Navajo Indian Tribe to offer tours into Upper Antelope Canyon.
March 1 to September 30. Summer months our Photographic Tour departs at 11:30 AM this tour will get you to the canyon prior to noon to capture the shafts of lights coming down into the canyon for the first hour (weather permitting). The second hour colors are more vibrant (red, blue and purple). You will be in the canyon for approximately 2 hours to photograph and experience Antelope Canyon. Total tour time is 2 ½ hours long.
There is no hiking or climbing involved, the canyon floor is level for the most part which makes for easy walking.
After your two hours your guide will return you to Page.
When spaces run out we also offer a Split Tour: Going out on two 1 1/2 hour tour back to back, either at 9:30/11:30 AM or 11:30AM/1:30PM. This is another way to capture two different lighting the canyon has to offer at our Photographic Tour rate.
October 1 to February 28 Winter months our Photographic tour departs at 9:30 AM. During these months the shaft of lights does not occur as the sun is traveling more over the southern hemisphere. Colors during these months are more pastel (pinks, yellow, peach and orange).
Abstract and black and white photography will find all times slots excellent.
Departure times: 11:30 AM / 1:30 PM - March to October
Adults $80.00 inclusive (13 and up)
Child $50.00 inclusive (ages 8 – 12)
Ages 3 to 8 $46.00 Inclusive
Children 2 and under no fees
(inclusive= includes rate, taxes and Navajo fee
Departure times: 9:30 AM / 11:30 - November to February
An experienced guide / driver will take you to the Upper Antelope Canyon. If you need basic information for settings up your equipment, your guide can answer your questions. This is not a Photo Workshop.
Once inside the canyon during summer months your guide will assist you in finding the best lighting in the canyon. Our suggestion is to stay with your guide to capture the highlights of the canyon.
If you would like some camera shooting tips please ask for Ryan while you're in our office.
Suggested Equipments to take along is a TRIPOD, small pen light to view settings on camera, extra film, batteries, and CABLE RELEASE for Camera if you plan on making timed exposures. Tripods may be available upon request for a small fee. Bring drinking water.
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Method of Payment: Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover card, cash and traveler's checks accepted for Payment.
24 hours notice prior to date of tour or you will be charged the base rate per person.
All trips subject to availability and weather conditions.
Large groups can be accommodated with advance notice.
All tours are into the Upper Antelope Canyon.
Open 7 days
a week, year round.
Highway 89 Detour
If you are coming from
Grand Canyon South Rim or Flagstaff Arizona you will need to Take East hwy 160 then West hwy 98 -- this will lead you into Page, AZ.
22 S Lake Powell Blvd P.O. Box 936
Page, AZ 86040
office: 928-645-9102 after hours:
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Rates and fees are subject to change.