Outdoor Adventures

The ancient landscape of The Boulders offers endless opportunities for unforgettable outdoor recreation. Choose your adventures from the menu below.

To reserve your Outdoor Adventure or for more information, please contact our concierge at 480-488-7317.

Learn from professional nature photographer Linda Covey

Desert Photo Tours

2 person minimum.

Learn proper camera angles, photo composition and lighting from accomplished nature photographer Linda Covey in a 2-hour Desert Photo Tour (held at sunrise and sunset). 

Discover the stars with professional astronomer guiding your way.

Astronomer Stargazing

2 person minimum.

You’ll marvel at the magnificent Arizona skies from The Boulders fairway when you go Stargazing with a professional astronomer.

Explore the Boulders

Boulder Walk

2 person minimum.

Professional geologist Richard Allen is your guide back to an ancient time.  Walk into “The Boulders” and learn how the 1.4 billion-year old rock formations were formed.  The walk lasts 45 minutes to one hour. The interpretive walk times are flexible.

Jeep adventure tour

Desert Jeep Adventure

2 person minimum.

The Sonoran Desert offers some of the most scenic and rugged terrain in the western United States - enjoy an informative, exhilarating guided tour in an open-air, four-wheel-drive vehicle.

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Air Tour

2 person minimum.

Witness the terrain from an awe-inspiring perspective with an incredible journey over the fabulous Arizona landscapes and majestic expanses of the world-famous national park.

Two hot air balloons in flight

Hot Air Balloon Flight

2 person minimum.

Take a Hot Air Balloon flight, an exclusive excursion with breathtaking views of the Sonoran Desert from 1,000 feet in the air.  

Experience an aerial view of the Grand Canyon

Glider Planes

2 person minimum.

Soaring among the clouds lets you experience weightlessness as you tour the desert skies from a glider plane. 2 person minimum.

Explore the Sonoran Desert on Horseback!

Horseback Riding

2 person minimum.

Our trails on horseback explore the beautiful desert terrain of the Tonto National Forest and some of the most vibrant scenery in the United States.