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Our most recommended Arizona Desert Safaris

  • From Las Vegas: Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Bend Tour

    1. From Las Vegas: Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Bend Tour

    Leave bustling Las Vegas and head out on a scenic drive into Navajo territory. Stop for breakfast in St. George, Utah, home to the oldest continuously operating Mormon temple in the world. After breakfast, approach the mighty Colorado River for a visit to Horseshoe Bend. Note where the river flows and meanders around the rocks creating a distinctive horseshoe-shaped loop beloved by visitors and photographers from around the world. Next, travel to where “the water runs through the rocks” as per the local Navajo folklore. Explore lower Antelope Canyon and visit the spectacular dunes created by the wind, water, and sand. With your local Navajo guide, discover the beauty of the canyon up close. Admire the beauty of the sun which creates shafts of light that shine through the slits in the canyon walls. After a break for lunch, continue to the Glenn Canyon viewpoint for one last look at this...

    We tráveled agousth 3th, and we had two guía The woman Wats fantástico, very good, she know the place and all the tips, but de Men that Speak spanish was too bad, he didnt know anything, he Was confused always and Anytime help us, just confusos us. Tha tour is tired but is so good!!!

  • 2 Hour Guided ATV/UTV Tour Self Drive

    2. 2 Hour Guided ATV/UTV Tour Self Drive

    Enjoy an exciting day in the famous Sonoran desert, off-roading in your single-passenger or 4-person ATV on some of the best trails in the stunning Bradshaw Mountains, located just north of Phoenix. Travel through giant Saguaro cacti, deep canyons carved by flash flooding rains, and cross the Aqua Fria River to experience the wild and vast desert terrain. Our tours create a scenic and educational journey amid some of the most rugged landscapes Arizona has to offer, with opportunities to see abundant desert wildlife such as coyotes, bobcats, deer, rabbits, quail and even rattlesnakes. The guided ATV tour begins approximately 45 minutes north of Phoenix in the Sonoran desert near the Agua Fria River Valley. This area, amidst the beautiful Bradshaw Mountains, is perfect for off-roading. There are creek crossings and places for wash riding, as well as gorgeous views of the Arizona landscape...

    fast easy to reserve and a wild ride. it was a great adventure and enjoyed it a lot. TJ and Rob where are guides and did a great job.

  • From Las Vegas: Black Canyon Half-Day Kayak Tour

    3. From Las Vegas: Black Canyon Half-Day Kayak Tour

    Following pick-up from your approved hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, escape the city and journey by comfortable Mercedes Sprinter to the start point of your kayak adventure into the Black Canyon. Arrive at Willow Beach and prepare for the day ahead as your guides help fit you into your kayaks. Paddle upstream into the narrow channels of the Black Canyon, and scour the banks to spot a variety of wildlife, including native Desert Big Horn Sheep and Bald Eagles. Continue for approximately 1 mile, and then stop at an historical overlook for awe-inspiring views of the legendary Colorado River. Listen to an explanation about the immense history of what the river has been used for over the past 100 years. Enjoy a complimentary snack before setting off for the stunning rock formation of Emerald Cave on your way back to the starting point.

    Our first Kayak experience was educational and fun! For our 1st time (tandem kayak)the 3 hr. tour on the water was a great introduction on the Colorado river. Our guide was very knowledgeable and provided lots of information as we traveled to and from Willow Beach. We were picked up at a hotel in Las Vegas and it took about 30 minutes to arrive. Instructions were given for getting in/out of the kayak, paddling, and putting on/off your life jacket, plus other little tidbits on the kayak itself. Emerald Cave was much smaller than I expected (from the website pics) and to see the colors the westerly sun needs to hit the inside of the cave for all the colors. Overall I'm happy we had the adventure!

  • Grand Canyon Day Tour from Phoenix, Scottsdale & Tempe

    4. Grand Canyon Day Tour from Phoenix, Scottsdale & Tempe

    Experience the Grand Canyon National Park South Rim during this guided tour. Today's tour offers time for a tour of the canyon rim and Route 66 with your guide. After departing the Phoenix metro area, Route 66 will be the first stop along the tour. Guests will have a chance to experience the historic highway in the town of Williams, the last town passed by I-40. While you are enjoying Route 66, your guide will pick up your picnic lunch made fresh that morning before departing to the Grand Canyon. Guests will enjoy more than 3 hours within the National Park marveling at the beauty that is the Grand Canyon. Don’t forget to visit the historic El Tovar Lodge and Hopi House in Grand Canyon Village. While at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park, guests will have opportunities to walk the rim, shop, capture an unlimited number of photographs, or enjoy your lunch and relax with the ...

    Our guide was very knowledgeable about the area we drove through on our way and about the Grand Canyon. Highly recommend this tour if you are only able to spend a day at the Grand Canyon

  • Canyons & Cowboys: 2-Hour Jeep Tour from Sedona

    5. Canyons & Cowboys: 2-Hour Jeep Tour from Sedona

    Your Red Rock Western guide takes you through a scenic wonderland surrounded by 7 majestic canyons into historic Dry Creek Basin. Relive early cowboy days with tales of murder and moonshine at the old “Van Derin” cabin, a focal point of your tour permitted only to selected jeep tour companies. The guide will share their special knowledge and understanding of the beautiful Sedona Red Rocks, connecting you with the pioneer spirit of this marvelous land – a spirit alive and pumping in the hearts of your western guides who are here to show you a really good time. Enjoy traveling in the expertly driven Red Rock Jeeps over Sedona in Arizona, one of earth’s most beautiful treasures.

    First time on this tour, our guide Mr. Rogers was an excellent driver, very knowledgeable, friendly, funny, and overall caring guy. We learned alot about the early cowboys and saw the first ever log cabin built in the canyon. Mr. Rogers was such a great guide he even offered to take pictures of my fiance and myself. He also did a few tricks with the camera to capture a great moment. We felt very comfortable and at ease asking questions about different plants and trees. If you are thinking of going on this tour I highly recommend you request Mr. Rogers as your guide, you won't regret it.

  • From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon & Antelope Canyon 2-Day Tour

    6. From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon & Antelope Canyon 2-Day Tour

    Day 1 Your day starts early with a smooth pickup from your Las Vegas area hotel. Make a quick photo stop at the 'Welcome to Las Vegas' sign, then enjoy a delicious continental breakfast as you are driven to the Hoover Dam. Here, you can enjoy stunning vistas as you learn about the vital role it plays in sustaining the residents of Las Vegas. It is then a 2-hour drive through the breathtaking Arizona desert on your way to Historic Route 66. Enjoy 3 stops at Route 66, including a stop for lunch in Williams, Arizona. After lunch, you will travel to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, where you will be treated to 3 of the best views at Yavapai Point, Grandview Point, and Lipan point. During the winter, early spring, and fall, catch a spellbinding sunset over the Grand Canyon during the 2-hour drive to your high-quality 3-star hotel for the night.  Day 2 Begin your day with a pickup from y...

    We had the best time! We were picked up at our hotel. Cold water and snacks were provided. Lots of bio breaks when needed. Comfortable van with big windows to see all the sites. Saw the Grand Canyon and the ride from the Grand Canyon to Page Arizona at sunset was spectacular!! Antelope Canyon was closed so we went to Perk a boo slot canyon. It was so unique and beautiful. We got lots of great pictures and wonderful memories to remember the rest of our lives thanks to our awesome tour guide McKayla, she was the best!!

  • From Phoenix: Full-Day Sedona Small-Group Tour

    7. From Phoenix: Full-Day Sedona Small-Group Tour

    This Sedona full-day tour gives you a chance to explore the rich culture and history of the area's ancient Native American civilizations. Travel in a 9 or 13-seat vehicle on this small group tour and enjoy a more personalized experience. The tour features one of two Sinaguan Indian ruins that existed along a busy trade route over a 1,000 years ago. You will also have 2 exploration options – either the ruins at either Tuzigoot National Monument, or Montezuma Castle National Monument. While in Sedona you will have approximately 3.5 hours to explore on foot, visit galleries and shops, or get a psychic reading. Helicopter or jeep tours are also available. Guests will be guided to unique photo spots and your guide will help you choose from an extensive list of scenic options, including The Chapel Of The Holy Cross, Bell Rock Vortex, Oak Creek Canyon and Airport Mesa.

  • Off-Road Segway Tour: Scottsdale, Fort McDowell

    8. Off-Road Segway Tour: Scottsdale, Fort McDowell

    Experience Arizona in this off-road Segway Tour in the Sonoran Desert; the most exciting adventure in the Scottsdale Area! Warm temperatures, blue skies, and breath-taking scenery create the most perfect oasis; you will be so glad you came out. Your tour operates by special permit on the Fort McDowell Native American Reservation and takes place off the beaten path on beautiful desert trails located near the Verde River at the base of Four Peaks Mountain. The Segway is perfect for the terrain and relaxed atmosphere of the Sonoran Desert. It allows you to experience the desert first-hand and offers the best wind-in-your-hair adventure to share with your friends and family. It is an experience that you will remember forever. Your guide will provide you with information about the Yavapai Nation, as well as the unique flora and fauna you are seeing; everything from the great saguaros to bal...

    Our 21 year old grandson came to AZ for a visit and we wanted to do something different that he would enjoy. He had a great time and the history of the valley was also interesting to learn. Mastering the Segway was easier than I expected and the guide added humor at every turn. I would recommend this adventure. Lots of laughs

  • From Phoenix: Apache Trail & Dolly Steamboat Day Trip

    9. From Phoenix: Apache Trail & Dolly Steamboat Day Trip

    Come join us on an adventurous tour along the Apache Trail and into the Sonora desert, then take a cruise on Dolly Steamboat through Canyon Lake. Driving into the Superstition Mountains, you will visit Tortilla Flat, a quaint Arizona town with a population of 6! Next, relax on a 90-minute cruise over picturesque Canyon Lake, with its magnificent desert surroundings. Don't forget your camera, as this is the ideal platform from which to snap postcard-perfect landscape photos. Your guide will then lead you into the desert for an explanation of the local flora, including the majestic Saguaro cactus and Arizona's state tree, the Palo Verde.

  • Phoenix: Sonoran Desert Guided Hiking Adventure

    10. Phoenix: Sonoran Desert Guided Hiking Adventure

    Meet your local guide at the trailhead and begin your adventure along a scenic route through a protected region of the Sonoran Desert. During the course of your hike, discover unique geological features, as well as native flora and fauna that are unique to the area. Experience the incredible mountains up close and personal. Ascend the switchbacks for incredible views of the Valley of the Sun, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Camelback Mountain. Hike to a mountain saddle for a perfect view of Piestawa Peak and the surrounding desert mountain range. See the Sonoran Desert stretch out for more than 40 miles to the west.

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What people are saying about Arizona

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 260 reviews

First time on this tour, our guide Mr. Rogers was an excellent driver, very knowledgeable, friendly, funny, and overall caring guy. We learned alot about the early cowboys and saw the first ever log cabin built in the canyon. Mr. Rogers was such a great guide he even offered to take pictures of my fiance and myself. He also did a few tricks with the camera to capture a great moment. We felt very comfortable and at ease asking questions about different plants and trees. If you are thinking of going on this tour I highly recommend you request Mr. Rogers as your guide, you won't regret it.

Our guide was very knowledgeable about the area we drove through on our way and about the Grand Canyon. Highly recommend this tour if you are only able to spend a day at the Grand Canyon

From the pick up to the drop off, this was well worth what I paid. The driver was very courteous and knowledgeable. He was one of the guides that went with us. It was a beautiful day.

Burton was fun and informative. He answered questions well and told many great stories. He recommended other things in the area that we have also enjoyed.

Wonderful trip- Reid was a great tour guide. Highly recommend this tour