What is a Slot Canyon?

A slot canyon is a narrow crevice sliced through a mesa by rushing water. Some canyons measure less than a yard across at the top but drop a hundred feet or more from the rim to the natural floor. Slots are cut and scoured by water and wind with the striations of the sandstone becoming almost incandescent. Seen from the surface, a slot canyon appears as a slash. From within you find a palette of colors transmuted by light filtering down from above and bouncing from wall to wall.

This fragile canyon is one quarter mile in length and has become a favorite destination for tourists, professional photographers, and movie makers.

If you would like to visit Antelope Canyon, you must go with an authorized guide. Tours depart from Page at Roger Ekis' office located at 22 South Lake Powell Boulevard.

Once in Antelope Canyon you will need a penlight since natural light is limited in most areas of the canyon. Photographs are best shot with the aid of a tripod and cable release. Take along plenty of film, batteries, and photography accessories. Good shots can be taken anytime between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Plan on long exposures for the best photos.

Roger Ekis Photographic Tours is licensed by the Navajo Tribe to take tours into Antelope Canyon.


Open 7 days a week - year round
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Office Location:

22 S Lake Powell Blvd  P.O. Box 936 
Page, AZ  86040
office:  928-645-9102 after hours:

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