Pets are not permitted on tours or allowed to be left in parked cars. Pet accommodations are available at the Hualapai Ranch (fee applies). Service animals are permitted on tours.
The nearest major commercial airport is McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas is 2 1/2 hour drive from Grand Canyon West (30 minute flight) or a 3 hour drive to the Hualapai Lodge.
There is a gas station at the Star Market on Pierce Ferry Road in Dolan Springs or at the Last Stop Grand Canyon Tour Center on the 93 at mile marker 23. You can also get gas at Grand Canyon West in an emergency.
Grand Canyon West is not part of the Grand Canyon National Park that is 5 hours away. Grand Canyon West is on the Hualapai Native American Reservation and is owned and operated by the Hualapai Tribe.
If you are driving yourself to Grand Canyon West for the day, reservations are not required. Reservations are required for overnight stays (to insure availability), rafting excursions and tours that include transportation to Grand Canyon West.
No, we do not limit the number of visitors to Grand Canyon West. However, the last tickets are printed two hours prior to closing.
We recommend that you arrive in time to spend at least four hours to fully experience Grand Canyon West. If you are in a hurry, it can be done in three.
The weather is very similar to the weather in Las Vegas. It is approximately 10 degrees warmer in the spring and summer and 10 degrees cooler in the fall and winter.
Grand Canyon West offers a variety of meal options. Bringing outside food and beverages to Grand Canyon West is not permitted.
The physical address of the Grand Canyon West air terminal is:
5001 Buck n Doe rd.
Grand Canyon West, Arizona (no zip available)
However, that address does not always work for every model of GPS but you can program the latitude and longitude into your GPS.
Latitude: 36d0’43.55″N Longitude: 113d48’40.50″W
For accurate directions please go to Our Directions page to get better directions.
The Hualapai Legacy Package is the basic entry package to Grand Canyon West. It is a self-guided tour of all points of interest at Grand Canyon West. Included in this package are the live performances, scenic viewpoints, cultural activities, a wagon ride and more. Unlimited use of the Hop-On Hop-Off shuttle is included in this package. Grand Canyon West is privately owned and operated by the Hualapai Tribe and requires the purchase of a permit and Legacy Tour package for entry.
Every visitor to Grand Canyon West is required to purchase the Hualapai Legacy Package. Optional activities such as Skywalk, Helicopter/Boat Tours, Hummer tours and Horseback Riding can be purchased at an additional cost.
Transportation by private vehicle is not permitted at Grand Canyon West. We provide parking for your vehicle and Hop-On Hop-Off Shuttle service to take you from point to point.
Shuttles circulate throughout Grand Canyon West continuously throughout the day. They stop at each point of interest approximately every 15 minutes or less.
If children are old enough to walk on their own, they are permitted to walk on the Skywalk.
You will not have to do a lot of walking. There are many areas where you can sit down at each point of interest and the Hop-On Hop-Off shuttle can transport you between points quickly.
There is a moderate hike at Guano Point called “Highpoint Hike,” which has a beautiful panoramic view of the Canyon/Colorado River . There is also an easy hike down to the edge of the canyon where you can see the remnants of a old Guano mine.
There are several shopping locations at Grand Canyon West at each viewpoint where you can purchase Grand Canyon West and Skywalk memorabilia, jewelry and other items crafted by Native American artisans, and memorabilia from the Old West.