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Take in the stunning views of Saguaro Lake on a 90-minute cruise. Set sail on the Desert Belle, a historic ship that’s been restored. You’ll see the iconic, warm-hued mountains of the Tonto National Forest and maybe even spot some local wildlife, from the comfort of the deck or the air-conditioned cabin. It’s a perfect nature day trip from Mesa, Arizona.
Discover the stunning array of red sandstone formations at the Red Rocks of Sedona. In addition to experiencing the breathtaking backdrop of the Red Rocks you will also explore ancient Native American ruins on this day tour from Phoenix. You’ll have a total of approximately 1.5 hours in Sedona to explore on foot, visit world-class art galleries and shops, or get a psychic reading. Your guide will also take you to photo spots to view and explore the wonders of this sculpted red rock playground.
For the adventurous at heart, a trip from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon in a Cessna airplane will provide the thrill of a lifetime. The narrated aerial tour will take you to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, home of the Hualapai Reservation. You’ll enjoy a helicopter to the bottom of the canyon, brief boat ride on the Colorado River, helicopter back to the top, ground tour to Eagle Point with admission to the Grand Canyon Skywalk – an exhilarating platform over the edge of the canyon and lunch on the canyon rim, amazing views of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon. This all-inclusive adventure will leave you with unforgettable experiences and memories of America’s most iconic piece of natural beauty.
Take in the beautiful Arizona Sonoran Desert like never before! Floating 2,000-5,000 feet over the desert in a hot air balloon, the 360 degree unobstructed views and peacefulness of flight is breathtaking. Following your 60 minute hot air balloon flight, guests are treated to chilled champagne and a gourmet breakfast in the heart of the desert, the perfect start to the day.
Experience the sweeping panorama of Arizona from the air on this scenic tour over some of the Southwest's most awe-inspiring terrain. Fly at ideal altitudes to allow excellent views of the rugged isolation of the Tonto National Forest, the Red Rocks of Sedona, and the Majestic San Francisco Peaks. Choose from either a 3 hour air only tour, or the air and ground option which includes a 3 hour ground tour into the National Park.
Enjoy an exciting day in the famous Sonoran desert, off-roading on some of the best trails in the stunning Bradshaw mountains 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 while searching for the abundant desert wildlife such as coyotes, bobcats, deer, rabbits, quail and even rattlesnakes.