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. 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.
Tour duration is 160 minutes from start to finished.
Tour #2 - Photographic Tour
Departure times: 11:30 AM (March 1st to Sept 30th); 1:30 PM (March 1st to Sept 30th ) special groups only
Tour Cost: THESE RATES DO NOT INCLUDE THE NAVAJO PARK FEE
Adult $77.00 inclusive (ages 13 and up)
Child $67.00 inclusive (ages 3 to 12)
Children 2 and under free.
Amount includes: Base fare and Taxes (taxes subject to change)
CURRENT NAVAJO PARK FEE: $8.00 (subject to change)
This fee will be paid in our office on the day of the tour in addition to the tour cost mentioned on our website and in your email confirmation - Fee applies to everyone 8 years and older.
Additional Fees: There is a Booking Fee, this fee is an additional 5% on top of the tour cost - This Booking Fee is Non-Refundable (Be sure you're 100% sure on the date you're booking).
Tour Info: 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/glow in the canyon. Everyone on tour must stay with your guide, not only is this a rule from the Navajo Parks but it's the best way 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 Equipment to take along is a TRIPOD (mono-pod if you are on Split Tour), small pen light to view settings on your camera, extra memory/film, batteries, and CABLE RELEASE or remote for Camera if you plan on making timed exposures. Tripods may be available upon request for a small fee. Bring drinking water.
October 1 to February 28Winter months our Photographic tour departs at 9:30 AM. During these months the shaft of lights do not occur as the sun is traveling more over the southern hemisphere. Colors during these months are more pastel (pinks, yellow, peach and orange). We have the 11:30 AM Photo Tours available for special groups only - but we Highly suggest 9:30 AM for better colors/glow.
Abstract and black and white photography will find all times slots excellent.
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
From the months March to October require reservations - we do sell out weeks if not months in advance. We still suggest advance reservations no matter which date you choose especially if it's near a major holiday.
Method of Payment: Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover card, cash and traveler's checks accepted for Payment.
All our tours are into the Upper Antelope Canyon.
Tour depart from our office located at 22 South Lake Powell BLVD in Page, AZ (right next to Pizza Hut).
Tours may be cancelled due to weather at the sole discretion of the tour operator. If the tour is cancelled by the operator for weather, you will not be charged.
Open 7 days a week - year round
inquire about holidays.
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.