Popular Redstone Tours
Redstone Tours owns and operates 14 state-of-the-art custom-built Van Terra and Starcraft coach vans. These air-conditioned vehicles feature larger-than-normal windows and individual seats that recline; you’ll be quite comfortable as you partake in the stunning views just outside. Each one of Redstone’s tours is led by a friendly and entertaining guide well-versed and knowledgeable about the area’s unique natural environment.
Grand Canyon Explorer
Similar to the Grand Canyon Classic tour, this variation allows visitors to spend more time in the rugged yet beautiful landscape of the San Francisco Volcanic Field. Approximately $150 for adults, $135 for kids under 15.
Grand Canyon Classic
This day-long tour is Redstone Tours’ flagship offering. It departs from Sedona and/or Flagstaff, and makes multiple stops at scenic viewpoints along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Lunch is included, and other destinations along the way include the San Francisco Volcanic Field, the Painted Desert, and the historic Cameron Trading Post. Tickets are approximately $140 for adults, $125 for children.
Grand Canyon Classic (w/ Railroad Excursion)
Calling train-lovers and railroad-enthusiasts! This option provides guests with the same tour as the Grand Canyon Classic, except it also includes a one-way ticket (northbound) on the beloved, historic Grand Canyon Railway. This detail adds about $60 per person to the price of a Grand Canyon Classic ticket.
The centerpiece of this single-day tour is the photogenic slot canyon, Antelope Canyon. However, this guided tour also hits such area highlights as Oak Creek Canyon, the Painted Desert, Lake Powell, and Glen Canyon Dam. For adults, a ticket will run nearly $200; children under 12 cost approximately $170.
Things to Know & Insider Tips
- If you have a positive experience with Redstone Tours, it is customary to tip your guide approximately 20%. This gratuity is not part of the price of your tour ticket.
- For what it’s worth, the ticket prices quoted on Redstone Tours’ website do not include all applicable taxes and fees.
- If you’re taking the Grand Canyon Classic tour, please keep in mind that a number of upcharges are available to be added-on to your ticket. These options include lunch at El Tovar and an IMAX movie on Grand Canyon National Park.
- Redstone Tours’ cancellation policy dictates that in order to receive a full refund, you must cancel your reservations at least 72 hours before your tour’s scheduled departure.
Is Redstone Tours for You?
Redstone Tours is a quality option for families and other small groups seeking an informative guided tour of any number of Northern Arizona’s most famous natural attractions. The strengths of Redstone Tours’ offerings are diversity and flexibility; not only does Redstone Tours offer several different kinds of tours to the Grand Canyon and beyond, but they also allow you to choose or decline several different kinds of optional add-ons. This allows you a degree of customization you don’t also get from coach-van group tours.