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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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Small-Group or Private Deluxe Grand Canyon Day Trip from Phoenix

Small-Group or Private Deluxe Grand Canyon Day Trip from Phoenix

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Journey through stunning Arizona landscapes on this full-day tour from the Phoenix-Scottsdale area. Visit the Grand Canyon and explore Route 66 with an expert guide who handles all the driving and logistics, leaving you free to soak in the incredible scenery. Explore highlights of the Grand Canyon, and drive through the Sonoran Desert on this small-group tour. With numbers limited to 13 participants, you can enjoy a more intimate experience of the Southwest's natural beauty. Choose between a small-group or private option.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$179.00
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$179.00
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Small Group or Private Sedona Red Rock and Native American Ruins Day Tour

Small Group or Private Sedona Red Rock and Native American Ruins Day Tour

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On this guided scenic day tour from Phoenix, you will not only take in the breathtaking landscapes of this desert playground with plenty of photo opportunities, but you will explore ancient Native American ruins. With plenty of free time in Sedona to explore on foot, you might check out some art galleries, do some souvenir shopping, or even get a psychic reading. You also get to choose between a small-group or private tour, whichever suits your needs!
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00
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$139.00
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1.5 Hour Scottsdale Segway Tour

1.5 Hour Scottsdale Segway Tour

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Enjoy the beautiful scenery and learn about some of the history, art, and culture of our gorgeous city. Our guide will teach you how to ride a Segway in a large, controlled area and then you'll glide through the Old Town and Downtown area. You'll get a great introduction to more than 20 points of interests and walk away from the tour with several suggestions for local places to eat, visit, and shop throughout Scottsdale.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.36
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$61.36

2-Hour Scottsdale Segway Tours - 2pm Departure

2-Hour Scottsdale Segway Tours - 2pm Departure

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Discover Old Town Scottsdale on a 2-hour tour by Segway, a great transportation option for sightseeing in this vibrant part of town. After learning the basics of handling the Segway, follow your knowledgeable guide to learn about the town's history and get insider tips on the best places to visit at your leisure, including where to find great performances, art installations and restaurants. With numbers limited to 9 people, this small-group tour provides a personalized experience with your guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.36
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$61.36

Small Group or Private Apache Trail Day Tour with Dolly Steamboat from Phoenix

Small Group or Private Apache Trail Day Tour with Dolly Steamboat from Phoenix

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Explore the Apache Trail from Phoenix on a full-day tour that takes you into the legendary Sonoran Desert. Visit the ghost town of Goldfield, ride a steamboat on Canyon Lake, stop at the eccentric hamlet of Tortilla Flat and admire views of the Superstition Wilderness from Fish Creek Hill. Get a feel for the Wild West as you learn about the region's history and wildlife from your knowledgeable guide. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off and an expert driver who navigates the rough and winding roads for a stress-free day out. Choose between a small-group or private tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00
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$139.00
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Grand Canyon and Sedona Day Adventure from Scottsdale or Phoenix
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Grand Canyon and Sedona Day Adventure from Scottsdale or Phoenix

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Make the most of your time in Arizona with a full-day tour that visits both the Grand Canyon and Sedona. Depart early from Scottsdale or Phoenix to explore the south rim of the Grand Canyon, taking in two prime viewpoints and strolling along the rim, then eating lunch. Continue to Sedona where you check out the uptown district, and get photo ops at red rock sites.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.00
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$250.00

2-Hour Scottsdale Segway Tours - 11am Departure

2-Hour Scottsdale Segway Tours - 11am Departure

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This morning Scottsdale Segway tour gives a great alternative to walking tours that allows you to cover the city without getting too tired before lunchtime. With a safety orientation beforehand, you’ll feel confident when riding, as your guide leads your small group around. Plus, you’ll learn about attractions and places you’ll want to fit into the rest of your visit.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.36
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$61.36

Small Group Grand Canyon Helicopter and Ground Trip From Phoenix

Small Group Grand Canyon Helicopter and Ground Trip From Phoenix

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This Grand Canyon day trip combines sights from both land and sky. After departing Phoenix, take a scenic drive including a stop along Route 66. Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon, which follows the Colorado River. Then have plenty of time at legendary Grand Canyon National Park, including a canyon rim driving tour before returning to Phoenix by luxury van. Choose between a small-group or private tour.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$429.00
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$429.00

2-Hour Arizona Desert Guided E-Bike Tour

2-Hour Arizona Desert Guided E-Bike Tour

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If you’ve ever ridden an e-bike, you know how fun they can be. And if you’re new to the sport, there’s nowhere better to test the waters than the picturesque Arizona desert. Starting at the Sundial town center, set out on an adventure with a local guide. Cruise through the desert, learn about local flora and fauna, and get great photos and video along the way.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.67
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$134.67

Sonoran Desert Jeep Tour at Sunset

Sonoran Desert Jeep Tour at Sunset

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Scottsdale’s 2020 #1 ranked TripAdvisor outdoor activity. Our rigorous Sunset Desert Jeep Tour is a bumpy off-road sightseeing tour through the scenic trails of the Tonto National Forest, connected to Scottsdale, Arizona. Experience a world-famous Arizona sunset (weather dependent) as our professional tour guides teach you about the Sonoran desert flora, fauna, and Native American history. At sunset, we will stop at our panoramic lookout point overseeing the historic Great Western Trail. Vehicles used: Modified open-air Jeep Gladiator (14 seats) and Jeep YJ (7 seats). Total duration of this tour ranges from 2 to 3 hours depending on the time of year. Confirm the exact end time with your tour guide before the tour. Off-Road Jeep Adventures is a special recreation permit-holder through the U.S. Department of Agriculture: Cave Creek Ranger District.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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$125.00

Sonoran Desert 2 Hour Guided ATV Adventure

Sonoran Desert 2 Hour Guided ATV Adventure

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Take a rip through the desert on four wheels. Your adventure guide knows all the best trails in the area and---after a safety orientation and quick lesson in ATV driving, you’ll be off on an adventure of your own. This tour is a great way to explore the vast Sonoran Desert and have fun with some new friends.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$239.51
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$239.51

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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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
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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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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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