GyPSy Guide’s narrated driving tour for Grand Canyon South National Park is an excellent way to enjoy all the benefits of a guided tour while you explore at your own pace.
There are 190+ audio points that play automatically along the tour route, featuring the best things to see and do, stories, tips and driving directions.
Professional tour guides share advice on how to prioritize your time at recommended “not to be missed” viewpoints, suggested side-trips and places of interest.
Tours work offline, using free GPS signal and location services, so no data roaming, network, or wifi is required while touring.
Visit www.gypsyguide.com for route maps, sample commentary and tips & advice.
It’s Just Like Having a Tour Guide in Your Car™
WHAT TO EXPECT:
On the 1 – 1.5hr drive towards the Grand Canyon South Rim, listen to fascinating stories and a plan for exploring the Park.
We’ll make a quick geology recap interesting, share the achievements of a woman who shined in the male dominated field of architecture, tell you about some of the local wildlife, recount the drama of some unscrupulous entrepreneurs and direct you to where you can learn more about local Native American tribes.
Once inside the Park, we tour straight to the best viewpoints of Mather and Yavapai on a loop around Grand Canyon Village. Then our drive extends along Desert View Drive, to the many recommended viewpoints including Grandview, Lipan, Duck Rock, culminating with a visit to Desert View Watchtower.
The tour officially starts and ends at Williams, Flagstaff or Cameron. Or you can join and pick up the commentary anywhere along the route. Narration will automatically trigger at the next commentary point.
WHAT YOU’LL SEE:
Highlights along the tour route include
• Grand Canyon South Village
• Mather Point
• Lipan Point
• Desert View Drive
• Yavapai Point
• Duck Rock
• Grandview Point
• Tusayan Ruins & Museum
• Desert View Watchtower
• Route 66 Town of Williams
• San Francisco Peaks
• Little Colorado River Gorge
• Chapel of the Holy Dove
Don't miss out on the best stops and stories. Enhance your National Park experience with our audio driving tours.
++ Continued use of GPS/Location Services in the background increases battery usage. We strongly recommend taking a cigarette style (DC outlet) car charger. Avoid using a direct connection to the USB port of a rental vehicle.
** iPad models must include a GPS chip. Please note that Apple only install these on the iPad Wifi + Cellular models. Wifi only iPad models have limited location service capabilities and are unable to play commentary automatically.
The apps are larger in size in order to work offline. You must be on wifi to download as the store may block the download over cellular networks.
GyPSy Guide™ produce award winning narrated audio tours along scenic drives and road trips around the world.
Enjoyed by travelers who prefer to set their own pace and itinerary on vacation, but enjoy a fun, informative and educational guided experience while driving themselves.
Our goal is to provide a great introduction to the region and inspire you to learn more and return.
None of our apps include paid advertising or placements for benefit.
We are constantly making improvements, both large and small, so you have an even better sightseeing experience for your road trip adventures.
Major updates we've made for this and previous versions include:
* Modifications made for iOS13 release
* Tour keeps delivering audio narration even when in background mode, Eg while you listen to music.
* Easy-to-follow tour route line added
* Content updates
Ratings and ReviewsSee All
Unbelievably AWESOME! WOW!!
Our first trip ever to the Grand Canyon and for the first day we did a two hour Pink Jeep Sunset Tour. I thought it was pretty good... until we did the next day on our own with this APP. OMG! I wish I had done this before spending all the money for the paid tour. We stayed in FlagStaff and played the APP the entire day. My 9 year old LOVED it. Even on our return drive from park, he wanted to keep listening to the stories about the Grand Canyon and associated people. Very informative, not just about the Grand Canyon but also the surrounding area. Excellent recommendations of other things to do and see, and we totally followed through on some of the recommendations. This app and the guided touring was SO good, that it’s availability for other travel destinations could very well influence where we decide to go on a future vacation. Best $7 spent on the vacation with a value that was at least 100-fold. Thank you GyPSy Guide. I cannot stress just how much of a MUST DO your Grand Canyon guide is. Made our first visit perfect and memorable!
Extremely well done app with great content
Everything about this app went well beyond our expectations. We visited the Grand Canyon from Sedona via Williams today. The audio had our group of 3 adults and 2 children captivated and looking forward to each new clip. My 4 and 7 year old were engaged throughout the drive and asked to turn it back on on the drive back. The content was polished and interesting to all ages, and the narrator was perfect. Our kids didn’t ask for their iPads the entire trip and learned a ton of cool facts! We were so delighted to see the audio content matching up with our surroundings - it almost felt like we had a tour guide with us in our car. I was skeptical, but the app worked without a hiccup throughout our entire trip. The interface is very well done, simple, friendly, and intuitive. After the trip, everyone wanted to know what other tours were available, and we look forward to trying them when we get the chance!
Developer Response ,
Thanks hoverboarder. Always happy to hear we can capture the attention of kids. Hope to be touring with you in some of our new destinations soon too. #gypsyguide
Second time we have used gypsy ..
And there will be more- we first used your app when we climbed Haleakala and we just used it again during our visit to the Grand Canyon.. what can I say besides these guides added so much to our visits?! - we have 2 sons ( 10 & 12) and we all got so much out of the perfectly timed / well-researched insights, information, tidbits, and stories. Without gypsy, we would have missed so much along the way and we would not have known the significance of certain places, topography, geography, geology, vistas, etc. seriously, I can’t say enough - if this easy-to-use App is available on your specific trip, you’d be crazy not to use it !!!
- GPS Tour Guide Inc
- 229 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.