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Canyon de Chelly Spider Rock Jeep Tours

Chinle, AZ
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Wonderful tour guide

You can do a day hike, jeep ride or camp down in the Canyon near Sliding Rock Ruins. Howard Smith... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
marksublette
Part of a great trip

This is just part of a great trip which should not be missed and this part of the canyon is as... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2017
Keithbath D
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

You can do a day hike, jeep ride or camp down in the Canyon near Sliding Rock Ruins. Howard Smith runs the tours and it's homeland you can camp in. He also owns Spider Canyon Camp Grounds up top. I'll be back

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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

This is just part of a great trip which should not be missed and this part of the canyon is as interesting as any other part of the canyon, just a must.

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

The front desk of the Thunderbird Lodge recommended Speaking Rock Tours (aka Spider Rock Campgrounds tour group) over the motel's group tours that they have on schedule daily. Benjamin was our private tour guide and he did a great job driving us through the canyon...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Booked both by phone call to Oscar (and confirmed by 2 emails) a 6 hour tour. Called him the night before from the Thunderbird Lodge to let him know we were there. Showed up at the agreed upon meeting place at 9am and was met...More

2  Thank YosemiteSam2017
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

First the bad news. We'd booked with Oscar Bia (recommended by 2 Navajo friends). He stood us up! "just forgot". Not happy about that. However Spider Rock folks found us another guide, Terrell, who was fantastic. Went for 6 hrs stopped at many (most?) of...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2017

Four of us went with Oscar Bia on a three hour jeep tour. It was amazing and most importantly, Oscar explained the canyon sites and shared with us his family history as he grew up in the Canyon. "This was his playground". His knowledge and...More

Thank rhaifley
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

After reading the many very positive reviews of Oscar Bia's tours and a personal recommendation from a friend we contacted Oscar for a tour. He did respond promptly to our request and a time was agreed upon. Oscar meet us at the appointed time, but...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed March 2, 2017

The canyon is the most amazing place - it should be rated right up there with the Grand Canyon as a 'must-see in A Z' - and the whole world for that matter! Our guide, Ocar Bia, who grew up deep in the canyon, shared...More

Thank tim f
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Reviewed November 25, 2016

Oscar picked my family up at our hotel for 3 hours tour of Canyon De Chelly. He drove his large Chevy 4x4. We took off into the canyon and had a great time. Oscar is a fine guide who tells us a lot about the...More

Thank Ray L
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

Finding this ancient jeep tour within the canyon was one of our favorite ever sight-seeing finds. Oscar Bia, owner, was by far the best man for the job. As a native Dine who actually lived in the canyon, he is the one to give you...More

Thank Katelyn L
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basketball15
October 16, 2015|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
I just emailed Oscar from a list of tour providers that we received from Sacred Canyon Lodge. We emailed the day before and luckily Oscar was available. We were able to call him as well since it was short notice.
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