Beautiful Landscapes

A Photographer Favorite

Millions of Years of History

Experience the Beauty of Colorful Stripes and Abstract Rock Shapes

Didn’t win The Wave lottery? Don’t despair. Our South Coyote Buttes Tour offers you a chance to explore the southern side of this amazing area in the Grand Circle. Come and explore the epic Vermilion Cliffs National Monument and make lasting memories with one of our expert guides. This land of unceasing natural beauty offers you amazing photography and hiking opportunities with landscapes that are startlingly similar to The Wave but with a shorter hike. You’ll also be immersed in fascinating paleontological and archaeological histories as we look at dinosaur footprints and the occasional Native American artifact.

Tour Highlights

Marvel at the dramatic contrasts of colors as we hike South Coyote Buttes at your own pace

See the Mini Wave and other geological wonders this area has to offer

Spot a variety of desert wildlife including lizards, snakes, and scorpions and look to the skies for birdsbadgers, coyotes, fox, desert sheep, bobcats, cougars, deer and antelope

Explore the incredible history of this amazing area including Native American artifacts, dinosaur footprints, hoodoos, and very fragile geological sites that your guide will be sure to point out to ensure this area is kept pristine for years to come

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Trip Details

Pricing & Details


  • Adult: $200.00 per person
  • Children under 12 years old: $100.00

25% discount to all Active Military and Veterans

Departure time

Depends on the season

Meeting point

We’ll pick you up from any hotel or Airbnb in Kanab, Utah, or we can meet at the Kane County Visitors center in Kanab Utah.


All year round, 7 days a week


Max 10 hours

Group size

Minimum 2, maximum 5 per tour guide. We can take groups of up to 10 people. There will be a $150.00 fee for the second vehicle and guide.


  • Drinking water
  • Energy bars
  • Fruit

What to bring

  • Appropriate clothing for the season
  • Daypack
  • Lunch if you would like
  • Hiking poles if needed

Hike distance

7-9 miles

Hike difficulty

Moderate – uneven rocks and small sections of sand. The hike typically takes between 2 and 5 hours, depending on your group’s pace, comfort, and safety. We exercise caution during the summer months. This hike requires around 1 gallon of water per person in the summer.

About your guide

1 knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide with years of experience exploring these incredible lands


There is a $6.00 fee per person that can be paid online through, ahead of time or at the trailhead

Important Info

• Due to this being a B.L.M. (Bureau of Land Management) permit area, the crowds are kept small and your experience is enhanced.

• When you choose one of our expert guides for your tour, you help to guarantee that these amazing histories are preserved and respected for future generations.

• We always have to keep an eye on the weather before any hike in a slot canyon due to potential flash flooding.

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