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Marvelous Marv's Grand Canyon Tour

Box 544, Williams, AZ 86046-0544
+1 928-707-0291
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Best way to see the Grand Canyon!

Based on the reviews we read, we knew we wanted to use Marv and Maggie for our visit to the Grand... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Canton, Georgia

Booked Marv as I wanted a rest from driving. Plus having read all the rave reviews was expecting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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I give personal private tours of the Grand Canyon from Williams, Arizona. I only do small groups and it's a full day. I've been doing these tours for over 20 years and have lived here all my life. No one knows more of this fantastic place than me, so give me a try!
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Box 544, Williams, AZ 86046-0544
+1 928-707-0291

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Based on the reviews we read, we knew we wanted to use Marv and Maggie for our visit to the Grand Canyon, so we stayed in Williams specifically for that reason. We were so happy we did! Marv and Maggie picked us up promptly at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked Marv as I wanted a rest from driving. Plus having read all the rave reviews was expecting something wonderful. I did get something wonderful, the views of the Canyon were breathtaking. But not given enough time to enjoy them! The tour starts at 9.00am...More

Thank Ilongtotravel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove from Sedona and met Marv at the William’s tourist center at 9 sharp. We rode in his comfortable new van with 2 more couples. He is very personable and knowledgeable! We had a wonderful day, learned a great deal and viewed the amazing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Marv's tour was an excellent way to spend our time at the Grand Canyon! He came highly recommended by a friend and did not disappoint! We had planned to tour the South Rim on our own but quickly became overwhelmed when trying to make sure...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend Marv for your Grand Canyon tour. He picked us up at our hotel, drove us to the South Rim, and personally guided us and one other couple to the most beautiful spots, avoiding crowds and giving us lots of history and discussions...More

1  Thank CK4110
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marv and his wife Maggie gave my family of four an awesome tour of the Grand Canyon! They are true salt of the earth people and they KNOW their Grand Canyon! They are true experts of where to go to beat the crowds, where to...More

Thank Melinda K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our day with Marvelous Marv was beyond our wildest expectations!!! From great communication prior to our trip, to prompt pick up in Williams, his knowledge, passion and personality made this day everything it was and then some. Traveling in style in a comfortable van equipped...More

Thank susan w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes I know, you can drive your rental car from your hotel and gain access to most of the South Rim vantage points. But why would you? Marv and Maggie pick you up at your hotel in the coolest, biggest van of any tour guide....More

Thank Cully24
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Our family of 4 adults and 3 children (ages 5-8) were given the royal treatment by Marv and Maggie. We rode in their brand new 15 passenger van to the Grand Canyon. They were great guides, not only showing us the amazing sights of the...More

Thank Bubbed11
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I did a little research to prepare my first visit to the Grand Canyon. I almost did the train ride and am very glad that I didn't take that route. Marc picked us up at our hotel (we stayed in Williams, Az). It was a...More

1  Thank PdiazSacramento_Ca
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Maureen L
9 May 2017|
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Response from Andy K | Reviewed this property |
This isn't marv, but you can reach him at (928) 707-0291. Pickup at a local Williams hotel or train station at 9am. Lunch on your own around noon or so. Head back to Williams around 3:30 or 4pm The ride there and back takes... More
HerbNancy V
21 February 2017|
Response from Shanghai168 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Marv has restroom stops planned and there are places along the way to take a break. Hope this helps he is a fantastic guide that I am sure you will enjoy.
19 February 2017|
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Response from Andy K | Reviewed this property |
He charges $125.00/person or $100.00 for 5 or 6. First timers, it's well worth it. I am using Marv again in March for other family members. Maggie is the best if you want a lesson on the Canyon.