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.

Cactus in the desert at sunset

Desert Photo Tours

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).

Jeep driving over rocks

Desert Jeep Adventure

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

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

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

View of the Grand Canyon from Glider Plane window

Glider Planes

Soaring Among the Clouds lets you experience weightlessness as you tour the desert skies from a glider plane.

Couple cycling in the evening

Astronomer Stargazing

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

Two men horseback riding in the desert

Horseback Riding

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.

Family horseback riding through desert

Round Up

Reminiscent of the popular movies, you'll ride in the midst of a mighty herd right alongside a trail boss and ranch hands on the Cattle Drive, complete with a "Wild West" round-up .