|"The Apache Trail combines the grandeur of the Alps, the glory of the Rockies, the magnificence of the Grand Canyon and then adds an indefinable something that none of the others have.
To me, it is the most beautiful panorama nature has created."
- President Theodore Roosevelt|
||Desert Jeep Tours -
See the pristine beauty and learn the history of the superstitions as you travel
along the mountain foothills. See massive rock formations, abundant saguaro
cacti and desert wildlife. Learn about the superstition mountains, weavers
needle, and the lost dutchman mine. In Spring great viewing of desert
Length: 2 hours Cost: $75 per person,
$60 Child; 1 hour Cost: $45 per person,
$30 Child (min 2 fares)
Venture into the desert with a stop at the gizmo gold claim to pan for gold.
Guides teach guests the art of art of panning and how to tell real gold from fools gold.
Length: 2 hours Cost: $75 per person, $60 Child;
Gold Panning plus 1 hr Desert Tour $100 per person, $80 Child
(min 3 fares)
Hiking Tours -
Groups of 2 or more only. Experienced
outfitters lead groups along the trails in the Superstition wilderness and along
Many options to choose between. Difficulty and time depend on the fitness of the
group. 1-8 hours or longer. Call for rates
Tour along the border of the Superstition Mountains and Four Peaks
Wilderness area. As the tour twists, turns and climbs the trail, guests
learn about the history, legends and lore
of the area.
Very scenic trip - bring lots of film. Stops at overlooks for breathtaking
views of Canyon and Apache Lakes along with the infamous Fish Creek Trail. On the way back, stop at Tortilla Flat (an
old stage coach stop) for souvenirs and refreshments.
Length: 4 hours Cost:
$100 Adult, $85 Child per person (min 4 fares)|
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Apache Trail Scenic Tours
- Follow the path of the
Apache Trail, the most ancient highway in North America. Scenic tour - no
heavy off road.
Length: 1 hours $45 Adult, $30 Child; 2 hours $75 Adult, $60 Child; 3 hours $90 Adult, $75 Child
Wranglers Trail - Full day on Apache Trail. Views of Roosevelt Lake and Dam
and hike up into the Tonto Monument with Anasazi Cliff Dwellings. Lunch is
included. Minimum 6 people. Length: 8 hours. $165 Adult, $145 Child
||Sedona - This is the outback of the West Sedona Valley, where over 40 movies have
been filmed over the years. There are over a hundred miles of trails to
choose from, which provides their guides with the opportunity to
customize each tour based on the age, interests and skill levels of the
group. If the conditions are right, you'll be awestruck by a view of the
Verde Valley from the top of Skeleton Bone Mountain, over 800 feet above
the valley floor. And don't be surprised if some antelope run alongside
you as you drive along the valley floor! Tour includes -
Free training, helmets, goggles, gloves, cold bottled water and snacks
Length of Trip: 3 hours -
Departure times 8:00 AM and 1:00
$130 per ATV riding single including tax, $142 per ATV riding double
The real highlight of the tour is Box
Canyon. You'll be in the canyon for about six miles. The middle 3 miles
is slot canyon with walls only about 10-20 feet apart that are about 900
feet high on both sides. The scenery is incredible!
Elevation gain and decent is over 1700 vertical feet as
they climb up
and over the front range of the Pinal Mountains. Along the tour your guide will
point out Indian petroglyphs left over from the ancient Native Americans. Another point of interest is an old adobe
building that served as a way station for the Butterfield Overland Stage Coach
Company during the 1860's. The tour includes: Free training,
helmets, goggles, gloves, cold bottled water and snacks
|Length of Trip: 3.25 hours -
40 miles Tours leave at 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM daily
Pricing: $129 per ATV including tax
- Tours are Seasonal
|Explore the land made famous by Zane Grey. Choose one of many tours that will take you into Ponderosa Pine forests, down canyons and across gorges to the explore the Mogollon Rim, the Rim Trail, deep pools and waterfall fed creeks. You’ll travel in either a comfortable Chevy Blazer equipped for on and off-road travel, or experience a “pre-runner”. This unique vehicle is perfect for groups of two or three and is the same as those designed to tame the rugged Baja where no other vehicles will venture!
Come enjoy the peace and quietness of these tours, with the only 4x4 tour company in the Rim Country!
Wild Ride -
will start your ride on a calm forest dirt road, but this will quickly change
when you come to the Canyon of Insanity. Shortly after the Canyon of
Insanity you will enter Mr. Toad's Canyon.
It was named after that famous
ride in Disneyland, but this Mr. Toad is in the country. Time to check your Safety Belt
because now you're on the Wild Side! Once you complete Mr. Toad's Canyon
it's not over, because the next obstacle is the Roller Coaster!! This is not
just a normal Roller Coaster that takes three minutes, their Coaster is over minutes
long that includes a "Top of the Hill"! Length of tour 2-3 hours. Cost: $68
per person, $45 child
Metate Canyon – A metate is a groove worn into flat rock surface by the actions of early American Indian's grinding nuts and grains between stones. Metate Canyon has numerous examples of these along the tops of cliffs at the edge of
a small canyon. This trip visits the site of some 600-800 year-old Indian ruins,
as well as a long abandoned gold panner's cabin. This is an excellent trip if you're interested in a true adventure tour. Portions are very tight and
brushy, and even though the truck travels very slowly, riders will want to keep a sharp lookout for "hostile" tree branches! Length: 2-3 hours. Cost: $68 per person,
Ash Creek to the Verde River –
This trip travels down picturesque Ash Creek, a tributary to the East Verde
River. Ash Creek is a stream that flows through a small but rugged canyon,
with an abundance of vegetation and fifty foot high cliffs on either
side. Portions of the creek provide a year-round water source for wildlife,
and the road makes several water crossings. Ash Creek joins the East Verde
River and it’s a much larger canyon about a mile downstream of the East
Verde Estates Subdivision. During the summer months, we can stop at the
awesome pools of the East Verde River. The swimming hole offers white
boulders, waterfalls and deep, cool pools. This is a special place for the
Length: 2-3 hours. Cost: $68 per person, $45 child
The Young Trail -
This trip is a favorite for folks who are interested in the history of the Young/Pleasant Valley area, and the site of the famed Graham-Tewksberry Feud
(also known as the Pleasant Valley War), which lasted from 1887 to 1892.The
first part of the route follows an old access road to the top of the Mogollon
Rim then will turn onto an old wagon road to the town of Young. The tour will
include a stop at the Chapman Ranch. Frank Chapman has one of the largest
collection of the firearms from the Pleasant Valley War. Then we will head to
Alice’s Restaurant for lunch. This trip follows dirt and gravel roads, and does
not require 4X4 travel, except maybe during bad weather. It includes Pine
forests, deep canyons, and big views. Length: 4-5 hours.
Cost: $89 per person, $62 child
Top of the Mogollon Rim Trail
– This tour travels on the original wagon road up the Mogollon Rim in the late
1800's. Along this route you will stop at Colcord Canyon. Your guide will lead
you down this beautiful canyon and you will experience it's wonderful geologic
formations. Next, your trip will traverse up the famous Mogollon Rim to the top
of the world ranger tower. You will be treated to a breathtaking 100 mile 360
degree view from the top of this tower. Your guide will point out many of the
landmarks that surround you. Do you want to cool off in the Hot summer? This is
the trip for you. During the summer months it is much cooler at the Top of the
Rim because the elevation is 7,400 feet! This trip can only be taken during the
warmer months of the year, as the road is closed due to snow and mud during the
Cost: $74 per person, $55 child
Haigler Creek –
This trip leaves Payson and heads down the Cumberland
Trail to Young Arizona then on a back road most 4x4's only do once.
Meandering down this wonderful old road will bring you to the pristine
Haigler Creek. At this spot you will note beautiful deep pools and a dense
evergreen forest. This is where the last of the large Ponderosa Pine still
inhabit (Some 300 + years). Next, you will depart the vehicle and hike up
Haigler Creek Canyon enjoying the wonderful Aquarian area. You will think
that you are at someplace other than Arizona. You will hike to an abandoned
Be sure to bring your camera along on this one! Length:
Cost: $79 per person, $55 Child
Ranch - Tour a working cattle ranch w/ view of SF Peaks, Volcanic Buttes
of the Navajo Res & Pink & Vermilion Cliffs of the Painted Desert. Last
remaining bunkhouse of the hashknife outfit. (Largest ranch in 19th century
AZ). See Chevelon Canyon, and many of the oldest petroglyphs in the SW over
3,000 years old. 8 hrs - 4 at ranch. Guests will be picked up and dropped
off at their hotel/resort.$120 pp
Sedona Off Roading Motezuma-
Spend a full day touring Sedona
in air conditioned comfort. Tours include a
combination of the following:
Hill Trail, Red Rock Country, Vortex Locations, Motezuma's Castle Indian
Ruins, Tlaquepaque Village, Shops, Galleries and Restaurants. Cost
$175 per person with a 4 person minimum
Dwelling, Rock Art - Spend a full day touring Sedona
in air conditioned comfort.
Tours include a combination of the following:
Petroglyphs and pictographs over 1,500
years old, Heritage Sites: V-V Rock Art, Palatki Red Cliff Dwelling &
Rock Art, Honanki Cliff Dwelling and Rock Art, moderate hiking. Cost
$175 per person with a 4 person minimum.
|Take an exciting 4x4 Jeep tour through the Red Rock Country of Sedona.
Travel through the canyons, climb to the top of the Mogollon Rim or
experience the world famous red rocks up close. Experienced guides will take you thorough the backcountry and acquaint you with the colorful history, geology, Native American cultures and spiritual traditions unique to Sedona. Choose from a variety of tour options.
(Note: these tours are not recommended for persons with neck or back
injuries or women who are pregnant.) |
This world famous 4-wheel
drive adventure takes you to Sedona's famous jeep playground, named after
the 1950 western movie, and one of the original Bradshaw Movie Trails. Become awestruck as you experience the most
incredible off-road excursion in the Southwest. Marvel at the
natural splendor that surrounds you as you challenge your courage.
Panoramic vistas and surprising scenery await you. Length: 2 hours, Minimum 2 persons
Cost: $79 Adult, $59.25 Children 12 & under
Extraordinary scenery abounds as
you travel through spectacular canyon lands with towering red rock
formations. Explore the mystery and capture the history of a 700
year old Sinaguan cliff dwelling. Your guide will reveal the
customs, myths, and legends of our native ancestors. Petroglyphs
(rock art) is translated to reveals details about a primitive lifestyle.
Length: 2.5 hours, Minimum 2 people
Cost: $72 Adult, $54 Children
12 & under
Journey through the magnificent red
rock canyons to the very top of the Mogollon Rim. Climb 2,000 feet
above Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon, as you take in the natural wonders of Sedona's most
unforgettable panoramic views.
Cost: 2 Hours $55 Adult, $41.25 Children under 12
2.5 Hours $70 Adult, $52.50 Child, minimum 2 people
Coyote Canyons Tours
Explore the rugged canyons and soaring spires for which Sedona is famous.
Take in the awe-inspiring beauty of these unique canyons as your
knowledgeable guide acquaints you with rock formations that seem to appear
from nowhere. Always beautiful; extraordinary at sunset!
Cost: 1.5 Hours $45 Adult, $33.75 Children under 12
2 Hours $55 Adult, $41.25 Child, minimum 2 people
Enjoy the rugged adventure of a thrilling 4 x 4 tour with extraordinary
views! Experience the timeless beauty of famous rock formations such as
Capitol Butte, Chimney Rock, Lizard Head and Doe Mesa. Explore the high
desert terrain as you soak up these refreshing views. You’ll snake through
the Sidewinder trail to plunge into the depth of the gulch. Your heart will
pound as you navigate this stunning grand arroyo and you won’t believe your
eyes as you climb out the other side.Become captivated by the rugged
adventure of this exciting off-road tour!
Length: 2.5 Hours, minimum 2 people
Cost: $72 Adult, $54 Children under 12
Explore Tombstone - "the Town too tough to die" and its surrounding areas, mines and ghost towns. Guides well versed in the history of Tombstone will take you on a guided tour explaining the folklore, the exciting history and the desert flora and fauna as you travel the roads and paths least taken through Southern Arizona.
Council Rocks Tour:
This tour takes you out to the home of
the great Apache war chief Cochise.
Council Rocks are where Cochise held war council and where he signed the
Broken Arrow peace treaty. It has wonderful views of the San Pedro valley,
pictographs, grinding motars as well as granite spires and balancing rocks.
2 - 4 guests @ 75.00 per person
Groups larger than 4 guests call or email for a special group rate discount.
Ghost Town Trail Tour: Take the
old stagecoach route out of Tombstone to the Rattlesnake Ranch and then on to
the ghost towns of Gleeson, Courtland and Pearce then return to Tombstone via
the military road built in 1877 up and over the Dragoon Mountains. You will see
old saloons, jails, mercantiles and many ruins as well as lots of local history
and wonderful scenery.
2 - 4 guests - $85.00 per person
Groups larger than 4 guests call or email for a special group rate discount
Cottonwood Springs Shootout Tour:
Travel the path that led to the springs where the vendetta
posse encountered Curly Bill and his cowboys. The famous gun battle between
Wyatt Earp and Curly Bill took place here, learn the story of how the gun fight
came to happen. Stop along the way to visit the ghost town of Fairbank, where
Wyatt, Doc and the vendetta posse passed through on the way to the springs.
2 - 4 guests - 85.00 per person Groups larger than 4 guests call or email
for a special group rate discount
China Camp Trail Tour: Hang on to your hats for this ride, this is truly
an Off Road Experience!! Travel up an old wagon trail high into the Dragoon
Mountains, to the old mining village know as "China Camp". Once there you be
able to explore old mines, climb amongst the same boulders as the Apache and you
can't believe this spectacular spot for photographs. So if your feeling
adventurous lets go Four Wheeling.
2 - 4 guests - $75.00 per personn
Groups larger than 4 guests call or email for a special group rate discount
|Travel off the beaten path on these scenic jeep tours operated and guided by Navajos born and raised in Monument Valley. Your Navajo guide will share interesting sites, photographic opportunities and the best scenic views in the Tribal Park as you learn about the history and the culture of "The People". Experience the awe and wonder of this magical land with towering rock formations, and expansive buttes and mesas. See some of the most photographed landscapes in history. Tours encompass the Navajo Loop, Mystery Valley, and much more. Tours depart daily.|
|1.5 hours - $62.40 per person; children 6 - 12 call|
2.5 hours - $72.80 per person; children 6 - 12 call
Mystery Valley Half Day Tour - takes you into an area south beyond
the Monument Valley
Tribal Park. This area has many Natural Sandstone Arches formed from erosion
Here, the Navajo believe is where the Anasazi Peoples derived from. From the
clay and waters they
became as they were. Although they were small in stature, their dwellings in
the high cliff tops were
very efficient in fending off enemy or wild animals from attacking
effectivey. Pottery left over are
found laying around the ruins as evidence of a culture, mysteriously, long
gone. There are the
Petroglyphs to remind us of some form of communication that may have been
shared among them.
Cost $88.40 per person; 30 miles children 6 - 12 call
All Day Tour - takes you into
Monument Valley Tribal Park and the Mystery Valley together to make sure
your adventure includes all the scenery in Monument Valley Tribal Park.
CCost: $156.00 per person for All-day 60 miles/ minimum 3 person
Sunrise and Sunset Tours
- Tour guides are experienced with professional photographers and will
go pretty much go the distance to get you the shot you want. After all
scenery and culture is what Navajoland is all about.
2 1/2 hrs.
|SCOTTSDALE STELLAR ADVENTURES|
Four Peaks Hummer Adventures - This adventure includes
a very knowledgeable guide to go over the flora and fauna of the desert
and to answer any desired questions, and plenty of photo opportunities!
Spend about four hours on an unforgettable off-road experience through
the serene mountains on the Tonto National Forest while aboard the
unstoppable and unmatched Hummer. The Tonto is the largest National
Forest in Arizona sizing in at just under 3 million acres. The
picturesque views will not soon be forgotten. This adventure goes places
that a normal off-road vehicle can't and these vehicles will make it
feel like a stroll in the park. The Hummer conquers the roughest terrain
with ease. Morning and afternoon departures.
Cost: $135 adult and $95 children 10 and under includes snacks
and beverages - 3-4 hours
|Advanced Trail Hummer
Adventure - Do you enjoy a good adrenaline rush? This is the extreme
adventure for you. The Rolls Trail is widely renowned to be one of
Arizona's leading off-road sites, with impressive terrain such as steep
hills and descents, technical modulation sections, visual displays,
differing terrain, side slopes and white knuckle sections! This is four
hours of hold on to your seat thrills. This adventure illustrates the
unmatched capabilities of our vehicles in the scenic Sonoran Desert.
Even the famous "Rolls" area cannot tame these 4x4's. Morning and
Cost: $165 per person includes snacks and beverages - 3-4 hours
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|Hummer/ATV Combo -
Combine the excitement of the Hummer tour with the chance to operate
your own ATV on the pre-approved trails of Tonto National Forest. Tour
includes full instruction on the operation of your ATV. Children 16 and
over may operate their own ATV. Children 8 - 15 may ride tandem with an
adult or person over 16. This tour lasts 4 hours and includes snacks
Cost: $250 per person
Night Vision Tours -
Experience the excitement of the desert at night and increase your chance of
seeing desert wildlife. Travel through the Tonto National Forest after dark
wearing night vision goggles. These goggles light up the desert with a clear
green hue that enables you to see like daytime. Tours are conducted in
off-road hummers and include snacks and beverages as well as hotel pick up
in the Phoenix - Scottsdale area. Departure times will vary depending on the
time of year.|
Cost: $145 per person - 3-4 hours
Blazer Tours - Tours will be on the M10-09
which was built for the military and features a 6.2L Diesel engine with
upgrades like a heavy duty suspension and rear gov-lock to make it
comfortable and handle well off-road. This unique experience takes you
to either the 4 Peaks Trail or the "Rocks and Ruins Trail". Tour Time
Cost: $95 per person Children (10 and under) $75 per person Includes
snacks and beverages