About


Our Company

Blackwater Tours is a premier tour company operating within the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park since 2005.

100% Navajo owned and operated, we strive to provide the best rates and tours of Monument Valley possible.

Our friendly Navajo guides have more than a decade of experience showing visitors the wonders and sights of Monument Valley.

Our custom open 4×4 tour vehicles comfortably seat 12 persons, so you can enjoy the scenery without a window getting in the way.

If you choose, we also have an SUV option for the days when the weather is unfavorable.


Our Family

Our family has lived in Monument Valley for many generations, they have witnessed many changes over the century.

Tourism was one of the largest changes to come to the area and is one of the largest forms of income for the local population living in Monument Valley.

In the early 1900s, A local trader named Harry Goulding, introduced Monument Valley to Hollywood director John Ford.

Mr. Ford then filmed many westerns that made Monument Valley an iconic backdrop for many more films to come. Motion picture films then opened a new market that brought many tourists that opened another new form of income for the area, tourism.

Our great grandparents, Willie and Happy Cly, were one of the many local Navajo pioneers that started to cater their services to the new form of income brought to the area.

Today, many tourists from all over the world come to Monument Valley to see in person, what they have seen in the media for themselves.

Our Navajo guides will share our part of our world to you, and perhaps we will learn a little about yours. We welcome you to visit a part of the, “wild west” here in Monument Valley!


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