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Sonoran Desert Jeep Tour
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Sonoran Desert Jeep Tour

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Our rigorous Sonoran Desert Jeep Tour is a low-speed, bumpy sightseeing tour of the scenic Sonoran desert via the Tonto National Forest. Your professional tour guide, who is a certified off-road driver and the only driver throughout your Jeep tour, will teach you about the Sonoran desert flora and fauna on the most scenic trails in the Scottsdale area. Your daytime tour will trek through spectacular Jeep trails leading to the Verde River, where guests can catch a glimpse of our roaming wild horse population. Vehicles used: Jeep YJ (7 seats). Off-Road Jeep Adventures is a special recreation permit-holder through the U.S. Department of Agriculture: Cave Creek Ranger District and the U.S. Department of the Interior: Bureau of Land Management.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.00
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$175.00

Private Scottsdale Off-Road Jeep Tour

Private Scottsdale Off-Road Jeep Tour

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TripAdvisor's 2020 #1 ranked outdoor activity. Our Private Scottsdale Off-Road Jeep Tour is a bumpy guide-led adventure on the most scenic Sonoran desert trails in the Scottsdale area. You will enjoy spectacular sights as your professional tour guide teaches you about Sonoran desert flora, fauna, and Native American history. At our scenic lookout point, guests 21+ will be offered local Arizona craft beer and White Claw. Since our permitted trails are connected to North Scottsdale, you will receive more trail time than any other off-road tour in the Scottsdale area. Vehicles used: Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (6 seats), Jeep YJ (7 seats) or Jeep Gladiator (14 seats). Private tour: Your Jeep will be private to your group only. Price includes resort pick-up and drop-off. Off-Road Jeep Adventures is a commercial special recreation permit-holder through the U.S. Department of Agriculture: Cave Creek Ranger District and the U.S. Department of the Interior: Bureau of Land Management.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$228.80
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$228.80
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Small-Group or Private Deluxe Phoenix and Scottsdale Day Trip

Small-Group or Private Deluxe Phoenix and Scottsdale Day Trip

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Take in the highlights of Phoenix and Scottsdale, the largest cities in the Sonoran Desert, during this tour with a knowledgeable guide. Discover history and architecture in downtown Phoenix, at the Arizona State Capitol, Arizona Biltmore and more. Learn how Phoenix has become one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. Neighboring Scottsdale features a vibrant downtown district full of local businesses and cultural events. Choose between a small-group or private tour.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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$89.00
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Arizona Food Tours- A Taste of Old Town Scottsdale

Arizona Food Tours- A Taste of Old Town Scottsdale

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The first ever food tour in Arizona! We offer multiple versions, with stops at 5 local restaurants, eateries, and specialty food shops.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.60
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$89.60

Sonoran Desert Sunset Private Jeep Adventure Scottsdale

Sonoran Desert Sunset Private Jeep Adventure Scottsdale

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When visiting Scottsdale or Phoenix, experience the Sonoran Desert on a night tour by Jeep, the tough four-wheel drive vehicle that lets you go further into the desert on rougher terrain than most other vehicles. Your expert guide leads this thrilling tour through the otherworldly scenery of the nighttime desert and shares informative commentary about the plant and animal life, history and legends of the region throughout your journey. Look for the creatures of the night as they stir from their rest, and enjoy the desert in the cool of the evening.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.99
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$199.99

Water Canyon Adventure

Water Canyon Adventure

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Join a small group for a high country canyoning tour that takes you into the heart of Arizona’s natural wonders. Your guide might lead you through a pine forest, down rocks in a slippery wonderland, through the cool waters of natural pools, and rappelling down a 40-foot waterfall. This active tour is suitable for people with high levels of fitness, and includes the use of necessary equipment.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$270.00
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$270.00

Desert Canyoneering Adventure

Desert Canyoneering Adventure

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Go desert canyoneering with a small group on this full-day adventure in Phoenix. Rappel into the Sonoran Desert canyon, rock hop down a dry stream bed, crawl under enormous boulders, and figure out climbing puzzles. You'll get lots of attention from your guide as you travel and plenty of instruction to help you complete these multiple activities safely, even if they're all new to you.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$210.00
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$210.00

After Dark Desert Tour and Navigating the Night Sky

After Dark Desert Tour and Navigating the Night Sky

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Discover the stars above the desert of Arizona on a 3-hour walking tour at night that departs from Scottsdale. Get away from the light pollution of the city when you enter the desert, and learn from your guide about basic astronomy and ancient navigation traditions of local indigenous peoples. Telescopes and binoculars are provided for better viewing, along with black lights and flashlights for the walk.
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  • 3 hours
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$450.00
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$450.00
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Private Half-Day Apache Trail Tour with Pickup

Private Half-Day Apache Trail Tour with Pickup

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Tour The Superstition Mountains and the historic Apache Trail. Great scenery, unique history, fantastic geology and a great way to learn about the plants and animals of The Sonoran Desert.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$450.00
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$450.00
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Private Solo Sonoran Half Day Desert Mountain Bike Adventure

Private Solo Sonoran Half Day Desert Mountain Bike Adventure

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This is a awesome way to see the Sonoran Desert if you love to ride mountain bike OR want to take it easy and spend quality time with our guides. This SOLO tour is great for those who are in town for a meeting and want to get it done. Please note the cost of the tour does not include guide gratuity. Thank you.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$290.00
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$290.00

Couples Private VIP Wine & Cheese Sunset Tour

Couples Private VIP Wine & Cheese Sunset Tour

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Our Jeeps were built with comfort in mind, and to me is the perfect vehicle to whisk you away to an unforgettable sunset desert tour. With its smooth ride, frosty cold air conditioning, power everything, and its incredible off-road capabilities, you’ll sit in total comfort while viewing and learning about the incredible plants and animals that makes up the Sonoran desert. Visit beautiful Lake Saguaro, climb desert hills, then round out your tour with a personally selected Cheese and Fruit Platter and a varietal of wine of your choice, while watching our famous and awe-inspiring Arizona sunset from a mesa-top vantage point. Not soon to be forgotten, and the perfect way to end our incredible Arizona days. Minimum of 2 people is required. This tour is not to be missed if your visiting the Scottsdale or Phoenix area.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$675.00
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$675.00
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Iconic Tom's Thumb Hiking Adventure in Scottsdale

Iconic Tom's Thumb Hiking Adventure in Scottsdale

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Visit an iconic landmark in the Scottsdale Sonoran Preserve. See Geological features and well as flora and fauna that are unique to the Sonoran Desert. Amazing views of the McDowell Mountains and surrounding areas.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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$145.00
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Desert Eco-tour in a Tesla

Desert Eco-tour in a Tesla

You'll discover the Sonoran Desert from the unique perspective of our Tesla Model X luxury SUV tour vehicle, all while learning about the story of the amazing impact water has on our unique desert culture. How do Phoenix and Scottsdale exist in one of the harshest climates in the world? What is our responsibility to ensure the destination continues to thrive? We’ll unearth the answers to those questions and more as you learn about water conservation and management, sustainable best practices, and appreciation for our unique desert environment. In all the world, there's only one Sonoran Desert. Let's learn how to preserve it for generations to come!
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$299.00
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$299.00
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4-Hour Western Culture and Sunset Photography Workshop

4-Hour Western Culture and Sunset Photography Workshop

Improve your photography skills with this sunset and western culture photography workshop in Arizona's Apache Junction. This all-levels workshop is led by a professional photographer guide and aims to enhance the artistic nature of your photographs. Learn how to best capture authentic images of western frontier life and desert sunset scenes with saguaro cacti silhouetted in the photos.
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  • 4 hours
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$264.98
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$264.98
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Private Phoenix and Scottsdale Half-Day City Tour

Private Phoenix and Scottsdale Half-Day City Tour

Explore the famous architecture, modern art, and desert views that make the cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale such a magical sight. This half-day tour showcases the city's tremendous diversity of culture, scenery, and history, set against the backdrop of the Sonoran Desert. Your pickup begins your excursion to explore the historic Arizona State Capitol building, Old Town Scottsdale, the incredible architecture of the "Jewel of the Desert" at the Arizona Biltmore, and one of the beautiful mountain parks in the Valley.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$184.00
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$184.00
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