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Grand Canyon Railway Day Trip

By Grand Canyon Railway
Price is AU$153per adult


Free cancellation available
8h 15m
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Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Personal safety equipment


  • Century-old train featuring vintage diesel locomotives

  • Afternoon on the Grand Canyon's south rim

  • Wild West shootout at Williams Depot

  • Film & outdoor exhibit at the Grand Canyon Visitor Centre

  • Entertainment and history while on the train

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Admission fees to Grand Canyon National Park

  • What's included

    Return train ride from Williams, AZ

  • What's included

    Fresh fruits, pastries, coffee, and juice provided during the morning

  • What's included

    Bottled water

  • What's excluded

    Transport to Williams, AZ

Know before you book

  • The railway offers limited services for passengers in wheelchairs; advance notification of mobility restrictions is required.

  • Check-in is 60 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • Smoking and pets are not permitted aboard the train.

  • Transport to Williams, AZ is not included.

  • Children 15 and younger are not allowed in the LUXURY DOME CLASS.

What you can expect

Ride to the Grand Canyon on a century-old train featuring vintage diesel locomotives pulling historic passenger cars. Along the way, recreate the Old West with a day of sights, music, sing-a-longs, history and stories as you travel back in time on the iron horse.

Start your day at historic Williams Depot and tour the gift shop or grab a filling buffet breakfast. The Cataract Creek Gang gets you into the Wild West spirit with a shootout in the outdoor theatre before the train departs. Next, the train whistle blows to begin your trip to the Grand Canyon.

You arrive in the Historic District of Grand Canyon Village, where you have almost 4 hours to take in the sights. The station is close to attractions like Mary Colter's Lookout Studio and the Hopi house, and the edge of the canyon is only a few steps away.

Walk the greenway trail to the Market Plaza and visit the general store, cafeteria or gift shop. Catch the free bus to the Grand Canyon Visitor Centre, where you can wander through the outdoor exhibit or watch a 20-minute film about the canyon. Don't forget to take a short walk out to Mather Point for its astounding views from the south rim.

As your day winds down, hop back on the train and watch the scenery roll by as you head back to Williams Depot.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Individually wrapped food options available
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Activity Location

  • Grand Canyon South Rim

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Grand Canyon Railway
    • 233 North Grand Canyon Boulevard
    • Williams AZ 86046

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