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.
Departure times: 11:30 AM / 1:30 PM - March to September
Adults $85.00 inclusive (13yrs+)
children or babies on photo tour.
(inclusive= includes rate, taxes and Navajo fee
Departure times: 9:30 AM / 11:30 - October to February
additional 5% booking fee at time of reservation.
this fee cannot be refunded.
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.
November 1 to February 28 Winter 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).
Abstract and black and white photography will find all times slots excellent.
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.
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Method of Payment: Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover card, cash and traveler’s checks accepted for Payment.
72 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.